Explore the Sahara: 7-Day Camel Trek Adventure in Tunisia

Explore the Sahara: 7-Day Camel Trek Adventure in Tunisia

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Explore the Sahara: 7-Day Camel Trek Adventure in Tunisia

7 Days Starting and ending in Djerba, Tunisia

Visiting: Djerba, Douz, Matmata, Tamezret

Tour operator:

VirSem Fun & Travel

Tour code:

99123

Group Type:

Independent

Guide Type:

Fully Guided

Physical rating:

Medium, Low, VERY_EASY

Age range:

6-99

Special diets catered:

Vegetarians, Meat, Halal, contact us for allergy

Tour operated in:
English , French , German , Spanish
Activities:

Hiking, Trekking, Walking

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Tour Overview

Embark on an unforgettable multi-day journey to explore the wonders of the Tunisian desert. Immerse yourself in local culture by visiting unique troglodyte villages and indulging in traditional culinary delights. Experience the authentic desert life with a camel trek through majestic sand dunes and camping under the stars. Witness breathtaking sunsets over endless desert landscapes and feel the serenity of untouched nature. With included round-trip transfers from your accommodation and complete immersion in Tunisia's culture and natural beauty, this adventure offers a truly memorable getaway.

Highlights

  • Exploration of the magnificent desert landscapes of Tunisia.

  • Authentic overnight stays under the stars in traditional Bedouin camps.

  • Discovery of unique troglodyte villages in Matmata.

  • Camel trekking through majestic sand dunes.

  • Meeting with local camel drivers and immersion in their culture.

  • Tasting of traditional Tunisian culinary specialties.

  • Witnessing stunning sunsets and sunrises over the sand dunes.

  • Visit to the famous mausoleum of Sidi Jemil and exploration of unique geological formations.

  • Experience of nomadic life and interactions with local inhabitants.

  • Unforgettable adventure in a breathtaking natural setting.

Places You'll See

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Itinerary

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Day 1 : Welcome To The Adventure !
Location: Djerba, Djerba, Djerba
Accommodation: Hotel, Holiday beach
Accommodation Name: dar bhar
Meals Included: Lunch, Dinner

Arrival in Djerba or Tunis, reception at the airport and transfer to the hotel

Day 2 : First Night In The Middle Of Nowhere
Location: Douz, Douz, Douz, Douz, Douz, Douz
Accommodation: Camp
Accommodation Name: Nuit sous tente a la belle étoile
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After breakfast, pick up from your hotel by a comfortable vehicle and departure via the ferry to Douz.
Continue to Matmata to visit the troglodyte dwelling where you will be welcomed with a glass of tea, olive oil and bread…
Departure towards Douz, the desert gate
Arrival in Douz and meeting the camel drivers... Lunch and you will follow the rhythmic steps of the dromedaries for a hike of around 2 hours.
When you arrive at the camp site, you will look for wood and light the fire with the team.
Tent installation
Preparation of dinner over a wood fire with the preparation of a good sand bread (bread prepared in the embers). Typical Bedouin evening around the campfire and the songs of the camel drivers.
Dinner and night under the stars

Day 3 : Exploration Of Sidi Jemil
Location: Douz, Douz, Douz, Douz, Douz, Douz, Douz
Accommodation: Camp, Nuit sous tente a la belle étoile
Accommodation Name: Nuit sous tente a la belle étoile
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After breakfast, your trek continues towards the famous mausoleum of Sidi Jemil. Along the way, you will explore the path renowned for its flint formations, where you will stop to look for a few specimens before lunch. At the end of the day, you will reach the dunes of Sidi Jemil, a magnificent place to contemplate the white sand desert and witness a breathtaking sunset. Have dinner and spend the night in Sidi Jemil.

Day 4 : Towards The Infinite Dunes Of Ommi Henda
Location: Douz, Douz, Douz, Douz, Douz, Douz, Douz, Douz
Accommodation: Camp, nuit sous tente
Accommodation Name: nuit a la belle étoile
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Your adventure continues with an early wake-up call to admire the sunrise. After breakfast, you will resume your trek towards Ommi Henda, crossing the majestic dunes and the sea of sand as far as the eye can see. Lunch will be at Ouinat Rajah, followed by continuation towards Ommi Henda, where you will reach your last camp, surrounded by the magic of the stars and between the sand dunes.

Day 5 : Discovery Of Zataya
Location: Douz, Matmata
Accommodation: Camp, nuit sous tente
Accommodation Name: nuit sous tente
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After breakfast, you will resume your journey towards Zataya, with a picnic lunch. The day will end with dinner and an overnight stay at Zataya.

Day 6 : Return To Camp
Location: Tamezret, Matmata, Djerba
Accommodation: Hotel
Accommodation Name: dar bhar
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After enjoying our last breakfast together, we will embark on our journey to Douz, where we will explore the bustling souk, immersing ourselves in the vibrant local culture. From there, we will venture towards the troglodyte village of Matmata, passing through the picturesque Berber village of Tamezret along the way, with a brief stop for photo opportunities. In Matmata, we will have the unique opportunity to visit a troglodyte house, where we will be treated to a tasting of local bread and virgin olive oil, paired with pure honey, followed by a delightful cup of tea infused with rosemary, generously provided by our gracious host family (tipping recommended). Lunch will be served in a homestay, offering a taste of authentic Tunisian cuisine. Finally, we will head back to our original destination (Djerba, Tunis, or Tozeur), where we will check into our accommodations at a luxurious four-star hotel.

Day 7 : Departure
Location: Djerba
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

• Free day and transfer to the airport according to the flight schedule

What's Included

  • Accommodation

    1st night in a 4* hotel in B&B 2nd, 3rd , 4th and 5th nights in a berber tent in wild bivouac and in full board 6th night in a 4* hotel in B&B

  • Additional Services

    Equipment provided by the agency for all the camel safaries in the desert 1 camel per person and per day during the desert camel riding days A bedouin tent Bed sheets and covers. individual and collective kitchen equipment Camel to carry luggages

  • Airport Transfers at Destination

  • Fully Guided

    Camel team

  • Insurance

    Travel Agency insurance

  • Meals

    Breackfast Lunch Dinner Water during the trek This tour offers Vegetarian and Halal food options on request. Simply let VirSel fun& travel know the food option that you prefer.

  • Transport

    Transfers in 4WD vehicules from the city tot Douz Camels during the whole tour (1 camel per person)

What's Not Included

  • fight

    Flights before and after the tour are not included in the tour price.

    You can organize your flights separately at any point.

  • Optional

    TIPS for the driver and the camels team

Mode of Transport

tourist car and camels

Accommodation

4 star hotel and 4 nights in bivouac

Check out our Q&As

  • What should I pack for the desert adventure?

    We recommend packing light, comfortable clothing suitable for warm weather during the day and cooler temperatures at night. Essentials include sunscreen, sunglasses, a hat, sturdy walking shoes, a refillable water bottle, insect repellent, and a small backpack. Additionally, don't forget your camera to capture the breathtaking landscapes!

  • Are airport transfers included in this tour?

    Yes, the transfer is included in this tour

  • Are there restroom facilities available during the camping experience?

    Restroom facilities may be limited or basic during the camping experience. While some campsites may have portable toilets or basic restroom facilities, it's essential to be prepared for more rustic conditions. We recommend bringing personal hygiene items such as wet wipes, hand sanitizer, and toilet paper for added comfort.

  • What is the maximum group size?

    15 person maximum

  • What documents will I receive before I travel?

    Before your travel date, you will receive a comprehensive travel packet via email. This packet will include all necessary documents for your trip, such as your itinerary, accommodation details, transportation information, and any relevant tickets or vouchers. Additionally, you will receive important contact information for our team members who will assist you during your journey. Please review these documents carefully and reach out to us if you have any questions or concerns. We are here to ensure that you have a seamless and enjoyable travel experience.

  • Do you offer customized tours?

    Yes, we offer customized tours tailored to meet your specific needs and preferences. Whether you're traveling solo, with family or friends, or planning a corporate outing, we can create a personalized itinerary that aligns with your interests, budget, and schedule. Contact us to discuss your requirements, and let us design the perfect tour for you.

  • What types of tours do you offer?

    At Virsem Fun Travel, we specialize in offering a wide range of tours tailored to suit various interests and preferences. Our tours include cultural excursions, adventure tours, eco-friendly trips, historical explorations, and personalized experiences designed to provide you with unforgettable memories.

  • What safety measures do you have in place during tours?

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Reviews of this Operator

marie  

Excellent professionnel

10-Jan-2024

En famille Excellent prestataire !! Est venu nous chercher à l’hôtel et nous a accompagné à chaque activité ! Merci pour sa gentillesse et son professionnalisme Je recommande à 100%

Emilie  

Wissem au top !

10-Jan-2024

Entre amis Wissem est un guide incroyable, très professionnel, très à l’écoute . Il nous à fait découvert l’île qui était magnifique. Je recommande vivement!

anne  

Wissem est le meilleur guide de la Tunisie !

11-Feb-2024

En solo Wissem est le meilleur guide de la Tunisie ! Wissem a toutes les qualités que l’on puisse demander d’un guide. Sa connaissance du pays, la culture, les endroits à prioriser, la ponctualité pour optimiser l’itinéraire que l’on établit. Il est en très professionnel, prévenant et attachant.

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