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South of Tunisia

Douz, Tunisia
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3 days south of Tunisia

We spend 3 days in thé south . I recommand espacially thé overnight in désert ... à good couscous... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Djerba Island, Tunisia
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Charming traveling to the heart of the desert

For the lovers of the desert the ideal journey is to go from Oasis Gabes to Medenine and visit... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2017
Asiyah Noemi K
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2 weeks ago
“3 days south of Tunisia”
25 May 2017
“Charming traveling to the heart of the desert”
Douz, Tunisia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spend 3 days in thé south . I recommand espacially thé overnight in désert ... à good couscous ans salad

Thank camalof12
Reviewed 25 May 2017

For the lovers of the desert the ideal journey is to go from Oasis Gabes to Medenine and visit Ghurfas and continue to Matmata. Matmata is a miracle, is a small village where some of the Berber residents live in traditional underground troglodyte structures. This...More

Thank Asiyah Noemi K
Reviewed 24 February 2017

We were in Southern Tunisia for a week and during that time we did some touring as well as a Camel Trek through the Sahara. The landscape was beautiful and the people were some of the warmest people that I have met. Everyone was genuinely...More

Thank arianamitchell120
Reviewed 10 July 2015

Douz was in the yellow zone per the British Foreign Affairs. We were only two tourists at a large resort, a bit uneasy. Gateway to the Sahara is a stretch, it involved a somewhat rip off camel ride that took us less than a km...More

1  Thank lightening996327
Reviewed 17 February 2015

To see the Sahara and to ride a camel through the dunes is probably on most peoples bucket list and definitely worth the long trip south to do it! There's not much more to say!

1  Thank StephenRand
Reviewed 13 December 2014

Douz is a neat little town with a central quiet square with some tourism and enough backpacker type/value hotels and restaurants. You have to go 50 kms south to get to the "real desert"

Thank heydd55
Reviewed 20 November 2014

If you are staying in one of the major resorts of Sousse or Monastir, one of the excursions you are offered are the 2 or 3 day desert safaris. I highly recommend doing this trip so you get out to see the real Tunisia. You...More

4  Thank Jolyon67
Reviewed 11 November 2014

Not too far from the dunes of Douz are yardangs. I'd seen dunes many times before but never yardangs, so this place provided a very delightful 'first'. These large compressed sand formations (made by wind) can form a very weird - and unique - landscape....More

Thank starlightShanghai
Reviewed 27 October 2014 via mobile

This was our first experience of a desert. It's very touristy but worthwhile. We did a camel ride which was the most memorable experience. This was part of our week tour around Tunisia based starting/ending from Hammamet.

1  Thank NomadicBoys
Reviewed 1 October 2014

We are a couple holidaying In Tunisia, we had an extremely bad experience. We did the bus tour to see the country, however after our camel ride in Douz, we blockaded from leaving the town. At first we thought it was a kidnap attempt. Locals...More

6  Thank DW1990uk
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18 October 2016|
Response from camal0f |
‫hello you can contact Ali guide Tunisia guide-tunisie.voyage his mail : ali@guide-tunisie.voyage phone 21085910 he speak french and english ; can guide you everywhere in all tunisia and espacially the sahara Thanks‬
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4 June 2015|
Response from StephenRand | Reviewed this property |
We found no trouble at all, never felt uneasy and found local people friendly and helpful. All they have is tourism, olives and dates and they care for all. Foreign extremists can pop up anywhere, the shootings in Tunis were... More
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Response from StephenRand | Reviewed this property |
Our tour was booked through Thomas Cook, but the company they used was TTS (Tunisia Travel Service) The have offices in many cities including Tunis and Hammamet. their website is ttsgroupe com . An email to them will... More