7 DAYS CAMEL RIDE TOUR IN
THE DESERT ON A BACK OF CAMEL
TRANSFER FROM ZARZIS FOR DEPARTURE FROM DOUZ
Trip in the desert with camels, in the heart of the great Erg Oriental of southern Tunisia, from Douz
This fantastic camel ride in the heart of the Eastern Sahara, can only leave you with an unforgettable memory.
With your dromedaries and camel drivers, you will leave at the bottom of the Tunisian eastern erg, with as objective, the lake Houidath Erreched, an oasis in the middle of the desert, surrounded by immense sand dunes.
We will leave in the morning from Zarzis, from your place of stay, or from the airport, to reach Douz, the door of the desert, we will have lunch
on the way, we will have dinner and spend the night in Douz in a guest room.
The next day after breakfast, we will leave in 4X4 for the Tembaine mountain, by the track, crossing the desert.
In Tembaine, we will join the camel drivers and their camels, after lunch, we will leave for our first stage.
The days will be linked to the slow rhythm of the dromedaries, alternating lunch, dinner and vigil by the fire.
The dunes will become bigger and bigger, we will alternate between "baths", pebble desert and crossing dunes, we will have lunch in the desert in formula, picnic.
At the end of the afternoon of the 4th day, we will finally reach
Lake Houidath Erreched, this oasis at the end of the world surrounded by immense sand dunes.
You can swim in the spring, before setting up the bivouac and getting ready, for an excellent meal under the stars.
Upon awakening we will leave by another route to reach
our 4X4 awaiting us in Tembaine for the return to Zarzis.
DESERT CAMEL RIDING TOUR
MEAL AND NIGHT IN A BIVOUAC IN THE DESERT
7 DAYS TOUR
Day 1: Zarzis> Douz
Pick-up at your place of stay in Zarzis or at the airport
from Djerba. Transfer from Zarzis to Douz, dinner and overnight at the hotel.
After breakfast, departure from Douz in 4x4 by tracks and dunes to the mountain in the Tembaine (around 4 hours journey). We will meet our Bedouin guides and their camels, who left Douz three days ago. Lunch in the desert.
After lunch, we leave for our first stage of our camel ride. Dinner and overnight in tents in the desert.
All the evenings are done around the campfire, it is a convivial moment of exchanges and sharing.
Days 3 and 4:
After breakfast, the camels loaded, we leave.
The caravan moves away in the dunes of the Grand Erg Oriental. Now only the position of the sun will now determine our schedule.
The caravan crosses the sea of sand. The daily steps are
from 10 to 20 km for a duration of 3 to 6 hours of walking,
with lunch breaks for lunch. Cooking is done on the fire
camp, our guides bake freshly baked bread in the hot sand daily. Camels are loaded and unloaded twice a day.
It is at the end of the afternoon of the 4th day that we reach our goal, the lake of thermal spring, the Lake Houidhat Erreched,
which is located in the middle of high dunes. Here we find a large number of bird species.
We spend the evening and the morning of the 5th day on the spot, to take advantage of this exceptional place, and also so that the dromedaries
they rest. Why not take a relaxing bath in the thermal spring at a water temperature above 30 degrees.
Days 5, 6 and 7:
After lunch, we leave leaving this magnificent place behind us, We resume the path of the dunes. We pick up
wood for the campfire and let's just enjoy the peace
On the 7th day , the Tembaine plateau mountain is in sight,
we will have our last lunch in the desert.
After greeting our camel drivers, we return by 4X4
to your place of stay in Zarzis or to Djerba airport.
7-day tour from Zarzis
to live a unique experience,
caravans crossing the desert, meals and nights in bivouacs
Our tours include meals and accommodation,
either at the hotel, homestay, tent, or bivouac.
Price per person, based on 4 people 360 €
Price per person, based on 3 people 380 €
Price per person, based on 2 people 420 €
The price includes: Transfer by 4X4 car based on a minimum of 2 people per car.
The services of an ONTT certified guide, full board from lunch on the first day to lunch on the last day,
the different accommodations. The following are excluded from the price:
All that is not mentioned in the section "the price includes".