Douz/Douz (8 days)

Douz Tunisia

The gateway to the desert

Douz is the perfect starting point for experiencing the immensity of the desert between the sand dunes and the “Erg”. The Grand Oriental Erg is a huge sea of golden flowing sand. You will be able to explore this strange and wonderful world with the assistance of our team of guides and camel drivers.


Day 1
  • Arrival to Jerba (if your flight is to Tunis Carthage Airport, you will be transferred by an internal flight to Jerba
  • Evening meal and overnight stay 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 a bivouac
Day 3 to 6
  • Trekking and bivouac
Day 7
  • Return to Douz
Day 8
  • Transfer to the airport
  • Return flight


An average of a 5 hour walk a day, about 100 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 5 nights in the open in bivouacs or Bedouin tents
Kit list
See trekking information kit list for more details.