FROM GABES TREK IN DJEBEL DAHAR
IN THE TATAOUINE BERBER REGION
Two-day trek, from Chenini to Douiret
To discover the Berber region of southern Tunisia.
After the trek in the Jebel Dahar, dinner and overnight in a troglodyte cottage.
The Berber region of Tataouine shelters natural, patrimonial and human wealths, they are a mine of priceless treasures. Visiting this region is a wonderful journey by the beauty of its landscapes, the generosity of its inhabitants
and the history of its ancient civilizations
Ksar Ouled Soltane located southeast of Tataouine, is one of the
most remarkable ksour of Tunisia. This ksar offers the particularity
to have a second courtyard, dating from the XIX century, which extends the first courtyard built in the 15th century or so. He thus has
of the record number of 400 food reserve storage cells, called Ghorfas, which are distributed four or five levels.
In Guermassa, the population lived in caves dug in the tender layers which alternate with the hard rock banks, on two floors the dwellings sink into the mountain.
It will take a 4x4 to reach ksar Guermassa, this Berber village hanging on the hillside. Take the path that leads
Guermassa is a unique experience.
Very beautiful and most visited site located 18 km west of Tataouine, perched on a ridge. you will discover the cave dwellings, built in the rock. The road that leads to Chenini is incredibly beautiful, in a deep gorge, the village appears like a fortified city in ruins, with gigantic caves.
Departure from the village for 2 hours of walking through the hills to reach the village of Douiret
The Berbers built a ksar on the most impregnable site, they used it to store food, oil, barley, wheat, dried figs and dates, olives, for storage.
Four small ksar had been built, on the mountains which surround Douiret, at the four cardinal points, in advanced surveillance posts.
Douiret is divided into two parts: The old village with its cave dwellings dug in the hills, and the new village located on the hillside. The old village is made up of small dwellings, called ghiren (plural of ghar meaning cave), which bear the family name of their owner.
PRIVATE TOUR TO CHENINI TREK FROM GABES
NIGHT IN TROGLODYTIC COTTAGE
Departure at 6am from your place of stay in Gabes.
Direction the village of Douiret 2h30 drive.
Departure for the day trek in Jebel Dahar.
From Douiret to Chenini. Duration 3h30
Lunch at Chenini.
From Chenini via 7 dormants back to Douiret. Duration 2h30
Dinner and night in a cave cottage.
Departure by 4X4 car to Chenini, 45 mins.
Departure from the Chenini trek to ksar Guermassa. Duration 3h30
Lunch at Guermassa.
Visit of Ksar Guermassa. Duration 1h30
Departure for the return to Djerba in 4X4.
Drop off at your place of stay in Gabes.
TWO DAY TOUR TREK TO DOUIRET
Departing from Gabes
Our tours and excursions include meals and accommodation,
either at the hotel or homestay
Price per person, for 4 people: 145 €
Price per person, for 3 people: 180 €
Price per person, for 2 people: 235 €
The price includes:
Transport in a 4x4 car based on a minimum of 2 people
by car. The services of an ONTT licensed guide.
Full board lunch on the first day
at lunch on the last day.
The following are excluded from the price: Drinks of all kinds.
All that is not mentioned in the section "the price includes".