Camel Riding Adventure at Great Oriental Erg 7 Days/ 6 Nights


  • An amazing 2 hours hike enjoying the desert landscapes
  • Walk in the footsteps of dromedaries
  • Enjoy the time between the palm trees and a swim in the hot spring
  • Visit the famous village of Matmata, an excellent photo stop place for photo lovers


Hop on 7 days adveture to discover the spirit of caravans by joining our expericed guides born with sand in their eyes and having grown up in this infinite sea of sahara. They will offer you both protection and security while making you live unforgettable moments behind the scenes worthy of those of a film such The Queen of the Desert, under a clear starry sky where the Milky Way seems close at hand.

  • Day 1 - Arrival

    Upon arrival you will meet our driver and guide t the airport to welcome you, you will transfer to your hotel for accommodation

    Accommodation: Hotel Touring or similar

  • Day 2 - Bir El Haj

    Transfer in a private 4wd vehicle to Bir El-Haj (desert door). Arrival, meet the camel drivers and start of the caravan. Setting up tents in another world … in the middle of nowhere where silence will be king. Light the wood fire with the team of camel drivers and prepare dinner in a Bedouin atmosphere. Dinner and overnight at the camp.

    Route: 250 Km

    Main Attraction: Bir El Haj

    Bivouac accommodation under the stars

  • Day 3 - Start of the Caravan

    Wake up gently with the first rays of the sun. Light the fire to prepare the sand loaf and have breakfast. Beginning of the caravan and departure to our campsite for the second night. A hike at your own pace for two or three hours during which you will enjoy the landscapes. Whenever you feel tired, your faithful friend, the dromedary will lower itself to transport you.

    Stop for lunch at mid-afternoon. Continue for 2 hours of walking between the dunes before sunset. you will set up the tent tents in the middle of the desert where the only noise you will hear will be the songs of the camel drivers and their stories.

    Route: 4 to 6h

    Stages: Hdif El Boum

    Accommodation: Bivouac under Berber tent

  • Day 4 - El Biben (Sand dunes)

    Once the first rays of the sun penetrate your tents you will be woken up with a head already full of memories of the previous evening and a smile drawn on your faces. (Faces that will be full of sands). The camel drivers would have already lit the fire and prepared the table for a delicious breakfast. Our daily program will start and we will follow the rhythm of our camels….

    Light lunch and continue to El Biben, where you will set up the tents and preparation of dinner to which you can contribute by finding the wood to light the fire and learn to cook with a minimum. Dinner, Saharan vigil and overnight in peace.

    Route: 4 to 6h

    Main Destination: El Biben

    Accommodation: Bivouac under Berber tent

  • Day 5 - Towards Zmela (Zmela means the big dune)

    With the first rays of the sun caressing you, you will wake up with a smile on your face. You will have taken the rhythm and learned the morning habits of the camel drivers: install breakfast on the dunes, prepare the sand bread and meet around the fire to eat. Like every day, a well-defined pace of walking in the footsteps of dromedaries, except that today it will be a little faster to finally reach the camp and enjoy a good shower. Towards sunset you will arrive at Zmela camp, located in a sublime setting between the fine sand dunes, you will return to your tent, take your showers and your dinner and enjoy a Saharan evening.

    Route: 6 to 8h

    Main Destination: Zmela

    Accommodation: Zmela Camp

  • Day 6 - The hot spring and the Troglodyte village

    After breakfast, you will leave the camel drivers who will take the road back and get in a 4wd. Our first stop will be at the oasis of Ksar Ghilane to enjoy the free time between the palm trees and a swim in the hot spring. Possibility of the quad bike ride in the dunes (extra and paid on-site). Continue to the famous village of Matmata, this troglodyte village par excellence with a photo stop at the Berber village of Tamazret. Arrival in Matmata and homestay where we will be greeted by good rosemary tea, olive oil, and honey offered by our host. Typical midday meal with the locals. After the meal return to the departure city (Djerba – Tunis, and Tozeur)

    Route: According to the city of return

    Main Destinations: Ksar Ghilane – Matmata

    Accommodation: Hotel Touring or similar

  • Day 7 - Departure

    Free day and transfer to the airport according to flight schedules

  • Accommodation mentioned in the program or similar (subject to availability)
  • The services of a guide approved by the Tunisian Tourist Office for 7 days
  • Meals- BLD
  • 4 private 4wd AC vehicule for 7 days
  • International Flight Tickets
  • Personal expenses
  • Travel insurance

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