3-Day Desert Discovery

Tunis, Tunisia, Tunisia - Tunis, Tunisia, Tunisia
  • Matmata Berber Village
  • Chebika
  • Douz Desert
  • Tamerza Oasis


3 Days | 2 Nights

Tour Types: Private
Runs: Every day
Accommodation: 3* Hotel & Standard Desert Camp
Minimum Age: 10

Tour Description

Embark on a once-in-a-lifetime Sahara adventure! Explore unique underground structures in Matmata, ride camels through Douz's dunes, witness the serene beauty of Chott El Jerid's oases, and discover Tozeur's date-rich oasis. Immerse yourself in Berber culture and iconic Star Wars locations along the way. Don't miss this unforgettable journey!


  • Step into the fascinating world of the Berber-speaking community in Matmata.
  • Explore the Star Wars filming site.
  • Embark on an unforgettable adventure in Douz.
  • Experience an overnight stay in desert tents.
  • Drive along the largest salt lake in Tunisia, Chott El Jerid.

Tour Itinerary

Day 1
Tunis – Matmata – Sahara Desert    

2 Stops



From your hotel in Tunis, start the tour with a transfer to Matmata. This locale played host to various scenes in the iconic "Star Wars" movie, and it is where the captivating underground residences of the Berber Troglodytes can be found. Here you will have the opportunity to meet a Berber family and visit their home.

Sahara Desert

In the afternoon, we continue to Douz, the gateway to the Sahara desert. You will have an option to ride a camel at your own expense. Proceed to your camp to check in and rest. In the evening, join the Berber bread-making demonstration then enjoy your dinner. Overnight at the desert.

Day 2
Sahara Desert – Tozeur    

3 Stops


Eden Palm

A several hours of driving to Tozeur via Chott Jerid, the largest salt lake in all of North Africa. First stop, we the captivating open-air museum known as Eden Palm. Here, you will learn about date production where you will be meeting some skilled artisans and sample of the products.

Chebika – Tamerza – Ong Jemal

Your adventure continues as you embark on a 4x4 to explore the mountain oases of Chebika, Tamerza, and Ong Jemal, iconic locations where the legendary Star Wars film was crafted.


In the later afternoon, drive back to your hotel in Tozeur and overnight.

Day 3
Tozeur – Tunis    

1 Stop



At a pre-arrange time, drive back Tunis. End of service.


  • Transfer in a private air-conditioned vehicle during the tour.
  • 1 night camp accommodation with breakfast and dinner.
  • 1 night hotel accommodation with breakfast and dinner.
  • Professional English speaking guide.
  • Entrance fees to the mentioned sites.
  • 4x4 jeep safari ride.
  • Internet access on aboard vehicle.


  •  Accommodation in Tunis.  
  •  Travel insurance.  
  •  Meals, beverage not stated.  
  •  Tips, porterage and personal expenses.  
  •  Camel ride in Douz.  
  •  Others not mentioned in the inclusions.  

Practical Info

• Subject to increase in government taxes and fuel surcharge without prior notice.
• Check-in time at hotels is 14:00, check-out time at hotels 12:00 noon.
• This tour is not possible for expecting mothers.
• For camping we recommend bringing a torch light.
• The driver/tour guide escorts you according to the booked itinerary, he is not 24/7 at your disposal.
• Bear in mind good walking shoes and a backpack for beverage, camera etc.
• We are not responsible for any delay, change or other in the itinerary due to weather conditions, flight cancellations or unforeseen circumstances. Additional expenses will be bille
• To respect the local culture please cover shoulders and knees.
• Drones are not allowed in Tunisia.

How to Book this Tour

- After booking the tour with us online, one of our consultants will get in touch within 24 hours. You need to pay then a 25% deposit by credit card or by bank transfer. The full payment is due latest 14 days before tour start.
- Cancellations or changes need to be sent in written form. Charges are as follows:
• 25 $USD of the total price of the trip for cancellations from the date of booking until 31 days before departure.
• 25% of the total price of the trip for cancellations or changes made 30 to 08 days before departure.
• 100% of the total price of the trip for cancellations or changes made 07 to 01 days before departure or no show.
- For refunds we do not cover transaction fees charged by credit card companies and banks.
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