Sahara Prestige

Special 4X4 adventure in the heart of the  Erg Oriental desert with accommodation in comfortable Saharan camps and luxury boutique hotels, a beautiful discovery of southern Tunisia with its giant dunes, exuberant oasis, troglodyte Berber villages and much more...

 

Sahara Prestige: Starting from 850 € / Person


Arrival airport: Tunis
Period of the year: All the year
Date: Every week
Duration: 08 Days / 07 Nights (Including 02 nights in Saharan camps)
Type: Adventure & Discovery
Transport: 4X4

 

Program:

DAY 1: AIRPORT – TUNIS

 

•    Arrival to the airport of Tunis, assistance by the tour guide and transfer to the hotel.
•    Overnight at the hotel Radisson Blu Resort & Thalasso  Hammamet 5* hotel or similar. (Accomodation & breakfast only, Free diner).

 

DAY 2: HAMMAMET- KAIROUAN-TOZEUR

 

•    After breakfast, departure to Kairouan the fourth holy city of Islam and first Arab-Muslim city in Tunisia considered world heritage.
•    Visit of the Aghlabid basins, old water reserves that fed the entire city.
•    Visit of the Abu Zoumaa Al Balaoui Mausoleum called Sid Sahib or the Barber.
•    Visit of the Great Mosque of Okba. Lunch at the hotel Kasba 5 *.
•    Visit of the Medina with its souks and narrow streets. Visit of a carpet weaving workshop.
•    Lunch at the hotel Kasba 5 *.
•    In the afternoon, drive to Tozeur the capital of Bled El Jerid « The land of palms ».
•    Visit of the old city of Tozeur with its house decorated with traditional bricks made of clay and narrow streets covered by palm trunks.
•    Overnight in Dar Tozeur guest house. (Accomodation & breakfast only, Free diner).

 

DAY 3: TOZEUR-CHEBIKA-TAMERZA-MIDES-ONG EJMEL-TOZEUR

 

•    After breakfast, departure to discover the mountain oases.
•    Arrival to Chebika and visit of the oasis with its stunning mountain landscape in the heart of the Atlas natural water springs.
•    Drive to Tamerza and visit of the waterfalls and the old village. 
•    Departure to Mides oasis located right on the Tunisian-Algerian border, visit of the famous Canyon shooting location of the famous film « The English Patient ».
•    Return to Tozeur for lunch.
•    After lunch,  departure to Chott El Gharsa second salt lake, visit of the sand dunes of Ong Ejmel and the famous scenery Tatooine of Star wars film  (Episode IV)
•    Overnight in Dar Tozeur guest house. (Accomodation & breakfast only, Free diner).

 

DAY 4: TOZEUR-CHOTT EL DJERID -DOUZ-TEMBAÏNE-CAMP MARS

 

•    After breakfast, departure to Douz crossing Chott El Jerid, the largest salt lake in Tunisia, stop for photos and to admire unusual landscapes of the lake. 
•    Arrival to Douz «the gate of the Sahara», visit of Douz market known with cottage industries such as Babouches (Shoes made of camel leather) and Saharan pants. 
•    Lunch on the way
•    In the afternoon, access to the Saharan territory by crossing giant dunes in the heart of the Erg oriental in an unusual landscape to the famous Tembaïne mountain.
•    Arrival at Camp, situated right in the middle of The Erg oriental just close to Tembaïne, the mountain that can be seen from far away.
•    Check-in and free time to explore the place and admire the desert landscape.
•    Dinner and overnight at the Camp Mars under a wonderfully starry sky.

 

DAY 5: CAMP MARS-KSAR GHILANE

 

•    After breakfast, departure to the Saharan oasis of Ksar Ghilane crossing  the Erg oriental for some hours through  the beautiful giant dunes of El Biben (4-5 hours 4X4 drive)
•    Arrival to the Saharan oasis Ksar Ghilane, a wonderful Saharan oasis in southern Tunisia located on the eastern edge of the famous Grand Erg Oriental. Lunch in Ksra Ghilane
•    In the afternoon, free time to visit the oasis and enjoy a refreshing swim in its natural spring with possibilities to make some optional activities such as the camel ride or Quad drive on the sand dunes going to the roman fortress of Tisavar.
•    Dinner and overnight in the Saharan camp Yadis Ksar Ghilane.

 

DAY 6: KSAR GHILANE-MATMATA-MAHRES-EL DJEM-SOUSSE

 

•    After breakfast, departure to Matmata the Berber village known for its troglodyte dwelling houses.
•    Panoramic stop at Tamezret, a Berber village known for its stone cemeteries.
•    Drive to Matmata famous Berber village of unique beauty known for its dwell cave houses and lunar landscape.
•    Visit a troglodyte house to discover the way of life among Berbers.
•    Drive to El Mahres for lunch.
•    In the afternoon, departure to El Jem, visit the famous Roman amphitheater ranked 3rd in the world with a capacity of 35000 spectators.
•    We continue to Sousse the capital of Sahel, visit of the old Medina declared world heritage.
•    Accommodation in the beautiful guesthouse Dar Antonia, a pretty house of one thousand and one nights nestled in the heart of the Medina of Sousse decorated with a magnificent Arab-Moorish architectural style. (Accomodation & breakfast only, Free diner).

 

DAY 7: SOUSSE-TUNIS-SIDI BOU SAID

 

•    After breakfast, departure to Tunis city the capital of the country, visit of the National Bardo Museum, a former residence for the ottoman monarchs, this actually houses the largest collection of Roman mosaics in the world.
•    Departure to the Medina of Tunis considered world heritage, visit of the traditional souks.
•    Lunch in La Goulette.
•    In the afternoon, departure to the Carthage ruins, visit of the the Tophet, the Punic harbor and the Antoine baths.
•    Drive to the visit of Sidi Bou Saïd, world heritage, the Moorish village with its beautiful houses painted in blue and white with their balconies typically decorated with arabesque.
•    Overnight in Dar Said, wonderful guest house in Sidi Bou Said Village with an andalousian architectural style. (Accomodation & breakfast only, Free diner).

 

DAY 8: SIDI BOU SAID-AIRPORT

 

•    Transfer to Tunis airport for the return flight.
•    End of our services.    

 

THE PRICE INCLUDES:

•    Transfer in / out.
•    04 Nights at the mentioned Guest houses
•    02Night in comfortable Saharan camps
•    Meals mentioned in the program.
•    Visits mentioned in the program
•    Professional local guide during the tour.
•    Transport in air-conditioned vehicle.

THE PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE:


•    The airfare. 
•    Drinks. 
•    The optional excursions or visits. 
•    Tips.
•    The extras.
•    Christmas and Saint Sylvester dinner
•    Single room supplement

IMPORTANT!

•    The dinner on the arrival day and the breakfast on the day of the departure will depend on flight schedules.
•    The itinerary could be made in two directions 

STRONG POINTS:

•    A real 4x4 adventure in the desert in the heart of the Erg oriental to the famous Tembaine Mountain.
•    Special tour that harmoniously links the desert with the most important historical monuments of the country.
•    Accommodation in comfortable Saharan camps and beautiful Guest houses of one thousand and one nights away from mass tourism.
•    Professional and very experienced 4X4 drivers
 

Price per person:

 
Base of 2 persons
Base of 4 persons
From 01/02/2019 To 30/06/2019
                 1150 €
                  850 €
From 01/07/2019 To 15/09/2019
                 1190 €
                  890 €
From 16/09/2019 To 17/12/2019
                 1150 €
                  850 €

 

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