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1 Day
Availability : FEB 22' - DEC 23'
Djerba
Djerba
Min Age : 6
Max People : 12

Full day tour in the mesmerizing southern Tunisia to discover the main Berber Crest villages nearby Tataouine and Dahar mountains.

Explore the cave-dwelling architecture in Chenini, the underground mosque in Douiret, and the ancient houses of Guermessa.

Discover the ancient granary Ksar Hadada and admire stunning landscapes in the Dahar massif.

Enjoy a delicious meal of local Berber cuisine, and meet local people of ancestral traditions.

It’s the perfect tour to dive into the Beber heritage

Details of Dahar mountains tour

Departure & Return Location

Your selected hotel in Djerba or Zarzis

Departure Time

  • From Djerba at 07:30 am
  • From Zarzis at 08:00 am

Price Includes

  • Transport in air-conditioned vehicle
  • Visit indicated in the Program
  • Lunch
  • Professional guide

Price Excludes

  • Drinks
  • Tips
  • Visit not indicated in the Program
  • The extras
HIGHLIGHTS
  • Visit to the three crest villages in Tataouine region
  • Trip adapted to small groups and families with children
  • Delicious lunch of local Berber gastronomy

Itinerary of Dahar mountains tour

DAY ITINERARY:TATAOUINE-DOUIRET

  • Early departure from your selected hotel in Djerba via the Roman road towards Tataouine
    Dahar massif.
  •  Panoramic stop to admire the Salt Lake “Sobkhet El Meleh”.
  • Drive towards Tataouine, the famous city which sheltered the battalion of the foreign legion and the famous “Bat d’AF”.
  • A brief visit to the local market square with typical products such as Babouches (camel
    leather shoes) and Burnous (traditional coat in lambswool or camel hair with hood).
  •  Departure to discover the amazing crest villages built by the Berbers on the peaks of the
    Dahar mountains offering breathtaking landscapes.
  •  Visit Douiret, an abandoned historic Berber village, containing several troglodyte houses carved in the rocks, oil mills, and an underground mosque with a citadel that occupies the peak of the mountain.
  • The village had once housed a Berber population with ancestral traditions that numbered around three thousand inhabitants.
  • Visitors of Douiret will be seduced by the charm of the village and the stunning view.

DAY ITINERARY:CHENINI-GUERMESSA-KSAR HADADA-DJERBA

  • Drive to Chenini, the only crest village populated by a Berber population of about five hundred inhabitants with its troglodyte houses and Ksars.
  • This beautiful village is set on the top of a mountain which gives a magnificent view of the Dhahar plateau.
  • A wander tour in Chenini till the Ksar and the small white mosque.
  • Then, you’ll enjoy a delicious typical lunch to savor the delights of the ancestral Berber
    culinary art.
  • After lunch, we continue to Guermessa, the last crest village of sublime beauty and stunning architecture topped by a citadel overlooking a beautiful landscape of the Dhahar plateau.
  •  Drive to Ksar Hadada, a former Berber granary for Berber tribes with its Ghorfas, superimposed cells used to store aliments. It is the set location of the Star Wars movie.
  • Back to Djerba and drop if in your selected hotel.
  • End of our services.
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Frequently Asked Questions

Is this tour private or in a group?

All our tours are private

At what time should we come back to the hotel

Normally the dropp of will be between 17:00 and 18:00

Is there a meal for vegetarian people ?

Of course we prepare special a menu for vegetarian people