CAMEL RIDE DAY TOUR FROM ZARZIS
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 Zarzis to Douz
Who has not dreamed of one day putting himself in the shoes of a Touareg!
To travel the desert on the back of a camel?
We suggest you for a day to live in the shoes of a Bedouin nomad, a camel ride in the Tunisian desert.
We will leave early in the morning from your hotel in Zarzis, to reach Douz, the door of the desert. Our camel drivers we will wait with all
what you need to prepare lunch in the desert.
After taking hold of the mounts, you will leave for your camel ride in the silence of the desert.
Your camel drivers will prepare a delicious lunch for you.
Then slowly you will return to Douz, or your 4X4 will wait for you to take the road to Zarzis.
We also offer this camel ride, over two days , with all meals and overnight in bivouac, under tent in the desert
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!
Zarzis, picked up early in the morning, 6 a.m., then drive to Douz.
Coffee break and photos at Medenine.
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 Zarzis in 4X4 and deposit at your hotel
or at the airport.
Private tour with lunch included
Price per person, based on 4 people: 85 €
Price per person, based on 3 people: 95 €
Price per person, based on 2 people: 125 €
The price includes:
Transfer by 4x4 car based on 2 people
minimum 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".