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Sahara and Oasis itinerary

Day 1:

TUNISIA

Flight from your hometown to Tunis International Airport - Carthage. *

Arrival at the Tunis-Carthage international airport, assistance and transfer to the hotel. Accommodation.

* The client may choose to take the flight included in the package or buy and book it on their own.

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Day 2:

TUNISIA - CARTHAGE - SIDI BOU SAID - HAMMAMET

Breakfast and departure to Carthage, one of the most brilliant civilizations of antiquity considered an integral part of universal culture. There you will visit the Antonine Baths, considered the third most important baths in the world after those of Caracalla and Diocletian. Continue to the Moorish town of Sidi Bou Said, famous for its narrow, steep and paved streets, its houses with white facades and nailed doors in the Moorish style. Lunch at a local restaurant. In the afternoon continue to La Medina of Tunis. Visit and departure to Hammamet. Arrival at the hotel, dinner and accommodation.

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Day 3:

HAMMAMET - QAIROUAN - TOZEUR

Breakfast. Departure to Qairouán, the fourth holy city of Islam. Visit of the Oqba Ibn Nafaa Great Mosque founded in 671 (AD), the Barber Mausoleum and a tapestry workshop. Lunch at the Kasbah Hotel and continuation to Sbeitla, where the archaeological sites will be visited. After the visit, departure to Tozeur. Arrival at the hotel, dinner and accommodation.

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Day 4:

TOZEUR - CHEVIKA - TAMERZA - CHOTT EL JERID - DOUZ

Breakfast. Departure on an excursion to discover the mountain oases of Chebika and Tamerza with the possibility of visiting (optionally) the magical site of Ong Jmel where the Star Wars movie was filmed. In Chebika, there is a 30-minute hike between the palm grove and the waterfalls. Return to the hotel to have lunch and towards Douz crossing the Chott El Djerid salt lake, an immense saline lake where you can observe, during the summer, the “Fata Morgana” effect, an optical phenomenon derived from the inversion of temperature that distorts objects. that are seen on the horizon. Arrival at Douz, called “the Gate of the Desert”. Check-in at the hotel and free time. Possibility of taking an optional excursion to the sand dunes on camel back. Dinner and accommodation.


Optional activity in Tozeur: visit to Ong Jmel, setting for the filming of the Star Wars movie. Payment for this optional visit will be made directly at the destination.

Optional activity in Douz: excursion to the sand dunes on the back of a camel. Payment for this optional excursion will be made directly at the destination.

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Day 5:

DOUZ - MATMATA - KSAR GHILENE

Breakfast. Departure to Matmata, a peculiar Berber town, unique for its soil and lunar landscape. Located at the northern end of the Dahar chain, it offers one of the most unusual landscapes in Tunisia. The region is presented in the form of a succession of holes dug into the ground, giving the whole a lunar appearance, which justifies the choice of Matmata for filming. the exteriors of “star wars”. There you will visit one of the troglodyte homes. Lunch and continuation to the oasis and dune desert of the great eastern Erg of Ksar Ghilane. An authentic Saharan oasis that will allow you to enjoy the most beautiful and genuine environment of the desert. Dinner and accommodation in camp.

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Day 6:

KSAR GHILANE - TATAOUINE - KSAR HDADA - SFAX

Breakfast. Departure to Cheneni-Tataouine, a shy Berber village, its beauty lies within its caves dug into the slopes of the mountain, with a beautiful minaret that dominates the entire hill. Continuation to Ksar Hdada, a place that served as a granary for part of the Ghomrassen nomadic tribe and is very well preserved; It was also another setting for Star Wars in 1997. Lunch and continuation to Sfax. Arrival at the hotel, dinner and accommodation.




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Day 7:

SFAX - EL JEM - SOUSSE - HAMMAMET

Breakfast and departure to Jem to visit its Roman amphitheater, its architecture is impressive due to the type of material used for construction, sandstone from the Mahdia area, a resistant stone that is easy to carve. The coliseum occupies the third rank in the world, which was designed to serve as a setting for bloody spectacles pitting gladiators against wild beasts or those condemned to death. Lunch en route and continuation to Sousse, where we visit its Ribat. After the visit, departure to Hammamet or Tunisia (depending on availability). Arrival at the hotel, dinner and accommodation. 



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Day 8:

HAMMAMET - TUNISIA

Breakfast and free time until your transfer to Tunisia international airport.

Accommodation in selected hotel.

Flight from Tunis International Airport - Carthage to your hometown. *

* The client may choose to take the flight included in the package or buy and book it on their own.