CAMEL RIDE DAY TOUR FROM GABES
PRIVATE TOUR ON A DAY
A camel trek in the Tunisian desert
2 hours of walking in the silence of the desert
Lunch in a bivouac with the camel driver
Transfer from Gabes to Douz
Located 250 km from Zarzis, Douz, famous oasis known for
its palm grove but above all to be, the Door of the Sahara.
In antiquity it was the most important oasis in the region.
Its inhabitants are mainly Mrazig who would be,
Arab immigrants who arrived in Tunisia in the 13th century.
Recently, Douz was still an important stopover for caravans during their journeys between the Algerian Sahara and Tunisia.
The Mrazigues, inhabitants of Douz, remain very attached to their Sahara.
Sand is the master on most streets in Douz.
In these dunes there is their history and the memory of their ancestors.
History that they relive each year during the 4 days
Douz transforms the city comes alive, folk dances, craft fair, poetry competition, entertainment on every street corner.
Once a week, the most important market in the region takes place, spices, clothes, flour. People come from everywhere.
In the background, the animal market, hundreds of men, negotiate, sell, goats, sheep or dromedaries.
Direction the big dune of Ofra, the white sand ...
The desert stretches as far as the eye can see, in summer it is no less than 50 °.
The best time to go is between October and March, the weather is very nice but much less hot!
Gabes, picked up early in the morning, 6 a.m., then drive to Douz.
Coffee break and photos at Matmata.
Arrival in Douz around 10 a.m. We will meet our camel drivers there and their camels
Departure for the two-hour camel ride in the sand dunes.
The camel driver will prepare you lunch in the desert, Tunisian salad, grilled meats, bread baked in the sand.
Departure for return to Gabes in 4X4 and deposit at your place of stay
Price per person, based on 4 people: 100 €
Price per person, based on 3 people: 115 €
Price per person, based on 2 people: 140 €
The price includes:
Transfer by 4x4 car to the base
minimum 2 people per car.
The driver, the services of an ONTT licensed guide,
camel ride, lunch.
The following are excluded from the price: Drinks of all kinds.
All that is not mentioned in the section "the price includes".