Dunes and Oasis


Trip description

Rediscover the simple joys of Saharan hiking in a silent universe. Life is made up of nothing. but it’s good to wake up at the top of the dunes and enjoy the first rays of the sun after a cool night! The first tea is the most tasty of the day:
Sign of departure, we must lift camp. Each creates his own adventure along the dunes, invents his own trajectory, to the rhythm of the measured steps of the camels.

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8 days

From : €720*



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This itinerary is given as an indication and can be modified according to local conditions, the accompanying person being the sole judge of any changes.

Approximately 4 to 6 hours of walking per day. Difference in altitude from 300 to 500 metres. Good physical condition required.

Day 1: Arrival in Djerba

Day 2: Djerba - Djebil Massif

Day 3: Camel ride

Day 4: Camel ride

Day 5: Camel ride

Day 6: Camel ride

Day 7: Ksar Ghilane - Djerba

Day 8: Departure and flight

Day 1 : Arrival in Djerba

La ferme aux crocodiles. ©Emurtola - iStockphoto


Flight to Djerba. Transfer to the hotel in Djerba or Douz depending on arrival time.
Night in hotel.




Day 2 : Djerba - Djebil Massif

Dune d Ofra dans la région de Douz. ©Cali - Iconotec


Early morning departure for Douz. Crossing of the mountainous region of Matmata and arrival at the oasis of Douz. Short break in the souks of Douz (30mn) then transfer.
for the Djebil massif in the erg and join our camel team waiting for us in the middle of the dunes. First Saharan lunch; after tea, departure from the
caravan for a short hike. At the end of the day, installation of our first camp.




Day 3 : Camel ride

Chameaux dans le desert ©Abu Dhabi Tourism Authority


Four days of hiking with the nomads. Everything is combes and dunes. The plateaus serve as landmarks for the day as well as the wells where we find
sometimes nomads and their herds.
~ 5h walking and 20km per day
~ Dune height difference: +200m approx.
Overnight in tents.




Day 4 : Camel ride

Chameau dans le Sud Sahara. ©Joséphine - Iconotec


Four days of hiking with the nomads. Everything is combes and dunes. The plateaus serve as landmarks for the day as well as the wells where we find
sometimes nomads and their herds.
~ 5h walking and 20km per day
~ Dune height difference: +200m approx.
Overnight in tents.




Day 5 : Camel ride

Caravane de chameaux traversant les dunes de sable. ©Perszing1982


Four days of hiking with the nomads. Everything is combes and dunes. The plateaus serve as landmarks for the day as well as the wells where we find
sometimes nomads and their herds.
~ 5h walking and 20km per day
~ Dune height difference: +200m approx.
Overnight in tents.




Day 6 : Camel ride

Site de Ong Jamel (le cou du chameau). ©Author's Image


Four days of hiking with the nomads. Everything is combes and dunes. The plateaus serve as landmarks for the day as well as the wells where we find
sometimes nomads and their herds.
~ 5h walking and 20km per day
~ Dune height difference: +200m approx.
Overnight in tents.




Day 7 : Ksar Ghilane - Djerba

Ksar et ghorfas de Médenine. ©Author's Image


Last day of camel trekking and exit of the Eastern Erg by Ksar Ghilane. Transfer back to Djerba.
Night in hotel.
Transfer: Vehicle, 3 hours 30, 220km.




Day 8 : Departure and flight

GUELLALA ©BTWImages - Shutterstock.com


Transfer to the airport and return flight.




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