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South of Tunisia

Douz, Tunisia
+216 21 085 910
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The door to the Sahara

If you visit Tunisia fall to spring, you must see the desert. My husband and I spent 3 nights in... read more

Reviewed January 4, 2018
Mona S
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Hammamet, Tunisia
Must visit at least once in a lifetime.

A must for any traveler, the south of Tunisia is a mix between beauty, magic and joy. Very... read more

Reviewed November 18, 2017
Jerbien
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Reviewed January 4, 2018

If you visit Tunisia fall to spring, you must see the desert. My husband and I spent 3 nights in Douz at a B&B to attend the Douz International Douz Sahara festival. We got to see things we only see on TV: Camel races, slougi...More

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Reviewed November 18, 2017 via mobile

A must for any traveler, the south of Tunisia is a mix between beauty, magic and joy. Very beautiful scenery and wonderful people make any journey there a unique experience.

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Reviewed August 28, 2017 via mobile

A wonderful Two days. We discovered sahara Salt lake Mides Temerza and Stars wars site Day one we start from Tozeur we heading thé mountains oasis then going south to cross thé salt lake around 16h we ride camels in Douz for one hour to...More

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Reviewed August 6, 2017 via mobile

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

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Reviewed May 25, 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

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Reviewed February 24, 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

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Reviewed July 9, 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

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Reviewed February 16, 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!

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Reviewed December 13, 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"

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Reviewed November 19, 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
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yellowknifedave
February 16, 2018|
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Response from Mona S | Reviewed this property |
Driving. Now almost all Tunisia is on Google maps/GPS. You can almost drive any where. If you are coming from AbuDhabi, you fly to Tunis and then drive to Douz or fly to Tunis then Djerba and then drive. Or you can hire a... More
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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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June 4, 2015|
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Response from Stephen R | 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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