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From Djerba: Full-Day Ksar Ghilane Hot Spring and Villages

1. From Djerba: Full-Day Ksar Ghilane Hot Spring and Villages

Get off the beaten track and discover the oasis of Ksar Ghilane. Enjoy scenic views as you travel along the Roman road, and keep an eye out for flocks of sheep and even camels. Visit local villages and savor a freshly made tea at a local's home. After pickup at your hotel, leave the island of Djerba and travel to Ksar Ghilane. Upon arrival, take a swim in the thermal spring nestled amid a grove of date palms. Relax completely in water that's warm enough to be utterly soothing yet still offers respite from the desert heat. Next, enjoy some free time to take a walk on the dunes, go for a camel ride, or explore the dunes on a quad tour before sitting down to a local meal around the hot spring. After lunch, return to the jeep and head to the Berber village of Matmata. Stop in the village of Tamazret, a village flooded in 1969 where only a few families still live. Continue to discover a troglodyte home where your Berber host will welcome you with a warming tea of rosemary, olive oil, and honey that he has prepared himself. After this meeting, make your way to Djerba with a final stop at Toujane, a Berber village of ocher color hidden discreetly between two mountains.

Djerba: Guided Camel Ride with Blue Lagoon Visit

2. Djerba: Guided Camel Ride with Blue Lagoon Visit

Take a guided 1H30 tour on the back of a camel in Djerba, Tunisia. Experience Djerba’s wild coast, sandy paths, palm trees, lagoons, and other natural features alongside a professional instructor. This experience can be customized for both beginner and experienced riders. On the day of the tour, get picked up from your accommodation before starting your adventure. Then, head out from the ranch with your guide on the back of your new animal friend. Ride along the sandy tracks and discover the wild coast of the island. Admire fields of olive trees and palm trees. Meet the locals and see herds of goats. Then, see examples of Djerbian architecture before arriving at Djerba’s Blue Lagoon. Take a moment to take photos to remember your experience. Afterwards, return to the ranch knowing your fond memories were captured. At the end of the tour, enjoy a drop-off service back to your hotel.

Djerba: Explore Park and Crocodile Farm with Pickup

3. Djerba: Explore Park and Crocodile Farm with Pickup

Treat yourself to an afternoon at the Djerba Explore Park during your visit to Djerba. The park is divided into five parts: a village composed of charming streets and squares, a leisure area filled with restaurants and shops, and three attraction modules. Of the latter three modules, the first is the Lalla Hadria Museum, a museum of international stature thanks to its high-quality design and first-rate collection of around 1,000 pieces of Tunisian and Arab-Muslim art. The second attraction is the Conservatory of Djerbian Heritage, which consists of reconstructed traditional workshops for weaving, pottery, and oil production, as well as real craftsmen displaying their work.  The crocodile farm is the highlight of the park. Filled with nearly 400 Nile crocodiles from Madagascar, watch as they bask in the sun or wade through the water to cool off in the tropical greenhouse. A guided tour is included with entry, but the main attraction is the crocodile feeding, which takes place several times a week.

Djerba Island: 3-Hour Quad Biking Excursion

4. Djerba Island: 3-Hour Quad Biking Excursion

Enjoy a 3-hour quad bike excursion in Djerba Island adapted to your experience level. Drive through the villages before arriving at the beach and Laguna. Travel along small passages winding through a village of eucalyptus and prickly-pears in the heart of wonderful landscapes. All drives are performed with high-quality equipment for optimal security. You will also have a guide with you throughout the tour. Quad biking in Djerba Island guarantees only positive emotions and unforgettable impressions. Make sure to prepare for the most memorable experience of your life.

Tataouine and Cheneni: Full-Day Visit from Djerba

5. Tataouine and Cheneni: Full-Day Visit from Djerba

Get picked up from your hotel at 7:00 AM and head toward Tataouine on the Roman road. Stop first in Khalfallah to visit an oil mill during the olive harvest season, or at the sand dunes of the Chahbania. Continue to Tataouine and take some time exploring the market and downtown. Proceed to Cenini, a village topped by a rocky ridge and home to an old mosque. Come mid-day, enjoy lunch at the Kenza Chenini or a similar restaurant before embarking on a guided tour of the Berber village. Depart to Ksar El Ferch or Ksar Hdadda for a fascinating tour of the grounds. Head back to Djerba via the Roman road, arriving at your hotel at around 5:30 PM. Throughout the full-day experience, pick up insights from your expert guide, who has been approved by the National Office of Tunisian Tourism.

From Djerba: Full-Day Ksar Ghilane sahara and Oasis Tour

6. From Djerba: Full-Day Ksar Ghilane sahara and Oasis Tour

Your tour will begin as you depart for the Roman Road, which is 7 kilometers long and is one of two access points to the continent. You will drive down this road in the direction of the city of Medenine. After a while, you will take your first short break for a coffee partnered with an explanation of your program. You will gradually move away from the big cities and cross some of the smaller villages of Beni kheddach, before the asphalt road eventually ends. The track then starts in the middle of a desert of pebbles, which will provide you with a photo break in the middle of the rocky desert (which provides a view that dominates the plain of Djeffara). Your tour will then continue towards the oasis of Ksar Ghilane, which is located in the middle of the fine sand dunes and is where the great eastern erg begins. After your arrival in Ksar Ghilane, you will have free time to admire the oases around the hot water spring, and can also take a camel ride or swim in the spring itself. Lunch will be at approximately 1:30PM, after which you will depart for the mountains. You will later arrive in Ksar Hallouf, where you will visit a local collective attic. At the conclusion of your tour, you will be dropped off back at your accommodation.

Djerba: Lagoon Camel Ride Experience

7. Djerba: Lagoon Camel Ride Experience

Start your day with pick up from your hotel in Djerba and head to the park, where you'll be welcomed by your staff members and given equipment to start your camel-riding adventure. Begin your incredible camel-riding experience through the Lagoon and Berber villages. Enjoy the beautiful natural surroundings as you safely ride through the stunning landscapes. The ride can be tailor-made for experienced or beginner riders and your professional guide will make sure you have a comfortable and safe ride. This is a unique experience where noble camels and soothing landscapes come together, and are sure to help you create life-long memories with your friends and family. After the end of your tour, relax with drop-off back at your hotel.  

From Djerba: Tataouine, Chenini and Berber Villages Day Trip

8. From Djerba: Tataouine, Chenini and Berber Villages Day Trip

Departure from the hotel by the Roman road towards Tataouine. Arrival at Chahbania and photo break in the famous salt lake. Arrival in Tataouine, made famous by the former French prison, visit of the market and the city center. Continuation towards Chenini, the village surmounted by a rocky ridge at the foot of which rises a very old mosque, passing by the Ksar Ouled Soltan "Collective granary considered the best preserved". Lunch in Chenini at the restaurant Kenza or similar. Guided tour of the Berber village of Chenini. Departure to Ksar Hadada; arrival and visit of the shooting place of some scenes of the famous movie "Star Wars"... . Departure to Djerba via the Roman road. Arrival at the hotel.

Ksar Ghilane Oasis: Camel Ride, Swim & Sunset on the Dunes

9. Ksar Ghilane Oasis: Camel Ride, Swim & Sunset on the Dunes

Escape the cities and take in the contrasts of Ksar Ghilane oasis on this 10-hour excursion. In the afternoon, leave the island of Djerba and head by 4x4 with your driver to the desert, a trip that will take about 2.5 hours. It will pass quickly though, as you cross the mountain and stony tracks to the oasis of Ksar Ghilane. This place is known for being one of the gates of the Tunisian Sahara desert, inhabited by families of nomads and Berbers. Once you’ve arrived, your first activity will be a 1-hour camel ride through the dunes. While you’re enjoying the sandy landscapes from atop these tall, slow animals, your driver will be setting up the table. A bottle of wine, appetizers, and some fruits await you when you return from your camel ride. As you eat, enjoy the sunset and the changing colors of the sky. After your meal, you’ll have the opportunity to swim in the natural hot spring. Ksar Ghilane oasis is fed by a source of hot water that you can swim in and is said to have healing properties. Afterwards, return to Djerba and stop to enjoy dinner at a local restaurant.

Djerba: Guided Horseback Riding Tour

10. Djerba: Guided Horseback Riding Tour

Calling all lovers of horses and horseback riding: enjoy a guided horseback riding tour between land and sea in Djerba. Discover the wild side of the island away from tourist-filled spots. Ride along sandy paths and see a variety of trees, local architecture, and more. Start by getting picked up by your driver, then head to the ranch to meet the horse you will be riding during the tour. Then, saddle up and follow your guide between the sandy tracks of Djerba. Cross fields of olive trees, palm trees, and prickly pears. Meet the local shepherds and their flocks of goats or sheep. Next, head to the Djerba’s Blue Lagoon. Take a few short breaks and enjoy opportunities to take photos. Afterward, head back to the ranch by crossing the salt lake nearby. At the end of your experience, get dropped back off at your accommodation.

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4.5 / 5

based on 18 reviews

Very interesting day we had the excellent driver and guide Abdou Nour really adorable who taught us a lot about Tunisia by not hesitating to make a detour to please us I highly recommend this excursion the swimming is excellent

superb walk along the beach for 2 hours with superb horses! they are well maintained and are adorable! the bosses respect them well! we were able to gallop on the beach and go in the water thank you it was awesome!!!!

Very nice experience, it would definitely be better if a guide was there. Especially for the tour through the exhibition.

Super varied and interesting tour. The highlight is bathing in the oasis. Guide and driver were great too.

very good experience, excellent guide, plan about 100euro for activities drinks tips etc