Douz/Bir Aouin (15 days)

Douz Tunisia

The Grand Oriental Erg

A 12-day “camel trek” from oasis to oasis across the golden dunes in the heart of the Tunisian Sahara will enable you to see how versatile the South is.


Day 1
  • Arrival to Jerba (if your flight is to Tunis Carthage Airport, you will be transferred by internal flight to Jerba)
  • Evening meal and overnight in Jerba
Day 2
  • Departure to Douz
  • Lunch in Douz
  • Discover the oases
  • Meet the camel drivers and set off for the Grand Erg
  • Evening meal and overnight in bivouacs
Day 3 to 12
  • Trekking and bivouac in the world of dunes, Erg and oases
Day 13
  • Transfer to the oases of Ksar Ghilane
  • Evening meal and overnight in Ksar Ghilane
Day 14
  • Arrival to Jerba
  • Evening meal and overnight stay in a hotel in Jerba or Tunis
Day 15
  • Transfer to the airport
  • Return flight


An average of 5 hour walk a day, about 240 km in total
Level of difficulty
4X4 cars or a minibus and camels
Support team
Tour guide and camel drivers responsible for all your travel logistics and food
2 nights at hotels and 12 nights in the open in bivouacs or Bedouin tents
Kit list
See trekking information kit list for more details.