Welcome to Douz


People here are naturally open and friendly, conscious that the local economy has depended on groups of foreigners turning giddy at the prospect of riding a camel, and that those tourists have been staying away in recent years.

Every Thursday, the souq is home to a colourful weekly market.


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$1550 Cultural & Theme Tours

The best of Tunisia

ItineraryDay 1: Tunis,TunisiaStop At: Tunisia Airport Transfers, Hammamet, Nabeul Governorate Arrival/transfer to hotel in Tunis Duration: 1 hourNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: overnight in Tunis Day 2: Bardo museum,TunisStop At: Bardo Museum, Tunis, Tunis GovernorateBardo museum- Tunis-Carthage -Sidi Bousaid visit the bardo museum and its colorful mosaics Tunis medina for a walk in its beautiful medieval streets . After lunch ,visit Carthage and walk through main street of Sidi Bousaid . Duration: 7 hoursNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: overnight in TunisDay 3: Dougga, TunisiaStop At: Dougga, Beja GovernorateTunis- Dougga-Hammamet Visit the roman city of Dougga .After lunch ,depart to Hammamet . Installation at your hotel. Duration: 2 hoursNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: overnight in HammametDay 4: El jemStop At: El Jem Amphitheatre, El-Jem, Mahdia Governorate Hammamet -El Jem -Matmata-DouzVisit the amphitheatre of El Jem.Coninue to Matmata ,visit a troglodyte and drive to Douz .Installation at hotel Duration: 2 hoursNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: overnight in DouzDay 5: tozeurStop At: Tozeur Market, Tozeur, Tozeur GovernorateDouz-Chott El Jerid-Tozeur -Ong Jemal-TozeurDrive to Chott EL Jerid .continue to Tozeur .walk in old town After lunch,drive to Ong Jemal and drive back to Tozeur Duration: 2 hoursNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: overnight in TozeurDay 6: kairouanStop At: Great Mosque of Kairouan, Kairouan, Kairouan GovernorateTozeur -Mountain oasis chebika -Kairouan drive to moutain oasis of Chebika and Tamerza .Continue to Kairouan .Duration: 2 minutesNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: overnight in KairouanDay 7: TunisStop At: Tunis City Hall, Tunis, Tunis GovernorateKairouan-Tunis Visit the big mosque in Kairouan .upon request attend an exposition of native Berber rugs.spend the night in Tunis • End of the tour ,Transfer to airport & Assistance Departure.Duration: 2 hoursNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.

$750 Kid Friendly

Desert tour

ItineraryDay 1: el jemStop At: Amphitheatre of El Jem, El-Jem, Mahdia Governoratedeparture to EL Jem to visit remnants of the ancient roman amphitheatre . Continue to Matmata through Sfax . Arrival to Matmata , visit a troglodyte Berber house with a panoramic view of the village. lunch break , drive to Douz for a camel ride through the desert dunes (optional) .Continue to Tozeur. stop in the lake Chott El Jerid .Arrival in Tozeur installation at a hotel in thereDuration: 3 hoursNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: TozeurDay 2: tamerzaStop At: Tamerza Canyon, Tozeur, Tozeur Governoratedepart to the mountain oasis of Chebika and Tamerza . Continue to Kairouan via Gafsa, stop in Gafsa . After lunch, continue to Kairouan . Panorammic view of the big mosque , possibility to attend an exposition of Berber rugs(optional)Continue to hotel in TunisEnd of the tourDuration: 3 hoursNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Tunis

$355 Cultural & Theme Tours

Sahara festival Douz Tozeur

ItineraryDay 1: Jerba Tunisia Stop At: Djerbahood, Djerba Island, Medenine Governoratedeparture from Jerba to Tatouine .Visit Chenini and Continue to Matmata .Visit a Troglodyte house .Duration: 2 hoursNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: overnight in matmataDay 2: DouzStop At: Sahara desert Tunisiadepart to Douz to attend in the various activities of the festivalDuration: 8 hoursNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: overnight in DouzDay 3: tozeur tunisiaStop At: Tozeur Market, Tozeur, Tozeur Governoratedepart to Tozeur through Chott el Jerid .Attend the artistic and folcloric celebrations in TozeurDuration: 8 hoursNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: overnight in TozeurDay 4: TunisStop At: Tamerza Canyon, Tozeur, Tozeur Governoratedepart to visit Star wars premises of Ong jemal ,the mountain oasis of Chebika .Depart to Tunis. Duration: 2 hoursNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Tunis

$1600 Day Trips & Excursions

Tunisia 7-Day tour

ItineraryDay 1: Carthage Airport-TunisPass By: Theatre Municipal de la Ville de Tunis, Tunis, Tunis GovernorateA complimentary airport  pickup and transfer to your hotel by an air-conditioned car suitable to 3 adults. Night in TunisNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 2: Tunis-CarthageStop At: Carthaginian Ruins, Carthage, Tunis GovernorateExplore the Roman BathsDuration: 1 day 6 hoursStop At: Carthaginian Ruins, Carthage, Tunis GovernorateVisit the Roman VillasDuration: 30 minutesStop At: Carthaginian Ruins, Carthage, Tunis GovernorateExplore Byrsa HillDuration: 30 minutesStop At: Sidi Bou Said lighthouseExplore the village of Sidi Bou SaidDuration: 1 hourStop At: The National Bardo Museum, Tunis, Tunis GovernorateVisit the Bardo MuseumDuration: 1 hourStop At: Tunis City Hall, Tunis, Tunis GovernorateStay 1 night Duration: 12 hoursNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 3: Dougga-Zaghouan-HammametStop At: Dougga, Beja Governorate Dougga "the best-preserved Roman town in North Africa".Many of its monuments are unique of their type particularly the theatre and the capitolium Zaghoun, A nice little town reputed for its Temple of Water and its Roman Aqueducts.Night in HammametDuration: 2 hoursStop At: L'aqueduc de Zaghouan, Zaghouan, Zaghouan GovernorateVisit the Roman Water TempleDuration: 30 minutesStop At: Hammamet Beach, Hammamet, Nabeul GovernorateStay 1 nightDuration: 12 hoursNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 4: Hammamet-Kairouan-TozeurStop At: Kairaouine Mosque (Mosque of al-Qarawiyyin), Fes, Fes-Boulemane RegionExplore The Aghlabid BasinsDuration: 20 minutesStop At: Medina of Kairouan, Kairouan, Kairouan GovernorateVisit Sidi SahbiDuration: 30 minutesStop At: Medina of Kairouan, Kairouan, Kairouan GovernorateVisit The Great MosqueDuration: 30 minutesStop At: Tozeur Market, Tozeur, Tozeur GovernorateStay 1 nighjtDuration: 12 hoursNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 5: Tozeur-Chebika-Tamerza-Ong jemelStop At: Tozeur Market, Tozeur, Tozeur GovernorateExplore ChebikaDuration: 1 hourStop At: Tozeur Market, Tozeur, Tozeur GovernorateExplore TamerzaDuration: 30 minutesStop At: Tozeur Market, Tozeur, Tozeur GovernorateExplore Ong JemalDuration: 2 hours 30 minutesNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 6: Tozeur -Douz-MatmataStop At: Tozeur Market, Tozeur, Tozeur GovernorateDiscover The Salt Lake. Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Sahara desert TunisiaExplore the desertDuration: 1 hourStop At: Escale de Toujane, Matmata, Gabes GovernorateExplore the Berber TroglodyteDuration: 30 minutesStop At: Escale de Toujane, Matmata, Gabes GovernorateExplore Sidi DrissDuration: 30 minutesStop At: Escale de Toujane, Matmata, Gabes GovernorateStay 1 nightDuration: 12 minutesNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 7: Matmata-El Jem-SousseStop At: El Jem Amphitheatre, El-Jem, Mahdia GovernorateVisit the Roman Amphitheatre of El Jem .Duration: 1 hourStop At: Medina of Sousse, Sousse, Sousse GovernorateStroll the Medina of Sousse added to Unesco's World Heritage List in 1988, back to Tunis.Night in TunisDuration: 45 minutesNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 8: Tunis-airportPass By: Tunisia Airport Transfers, Hammamet, Nabeul GovernorateTransfer from your address to the airportNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.

$1210.24 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Tunisia Holiday Package

Arrival at Tunis Carthage airport, assistance and transfer to hotel in Hammamet. Day 2: Hammamet - El Jem - Sfax - Matmata - DouzAfter breakfast, departure to visit El Jem, Continuation to visit the berber village Matmata is the name of a Berber tribe which was later given to the town. Matmata was the setting for the film "Star Wars). This village, named after the Berber tribe that inhabits the region is the largest of the troglodyte communities. Visit a family living in troglodyte house where you will eat Tunisia traditional bread, olive and olive oil with mint tea. Lunch in a troglodyte restaurant. Then departure to Douz, a small town that appears to be plopped down amidst the dunes is known as the "gateway to the Sahara".Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.Day 3: Douz - Kebili - TozeurEarly rise, to admire the sunrise and the sand dunes. After breakfast, departure to Tozeur via Chott El Jerid is a seasonal lake that is completely dry for most of the year. Its sunbaked surface, composed of a hard crust of sodium chloride.Arrival in Tozeur one of the famous oases in the world which is surrounded by 200 springs.  After lunch, visit of EDEN PALM Museum, it offers 150 different kinds of dates which are exported around the world. Dinner and overnight stay in hotel.Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, DinnerDay 4: Chebika - Tamerza - Mides - Gafsa - Kairouan - HammametAfter breakfast, departure in 4X4 to visit Chebika it was known as the castle of the sun, visit of the old village and the palm grove, continuation to Tamerza the largest mountain oases of Tunisia , visit of the palm grove, the water-fall, stop in the old village, continuation to Midès the most attractive of the Tunisian’s Mountain oases with a string of gorges stretching over 3km, visit of the canyons.Departure to Gafsa and lunch in a restaurant.Then, departure to Kairouan, visit the Capital of the Muslim Maghreb, stands as one of the most important features of Islam mainly: visit The Great Mosque (from outside), the Medina and other impressive monuments such as the Aghlabiden pools, The Sidi Sahbi Mausoleum & its magnificent ceramics. Later back to your hotel for dinner and overnight stay in Hammamet. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, DinnerDay 5: Carthage - Sidi Bou Said - Tunis - Bardo museumAfter breakfast, check-out and departure to visit Carthage, Visit of the beautiful village of Sidi Bou Said, a lovely blue and white village perched on the cliffs overlooking the Bay of Tunis. visiting the Bardo Museum. This museum was originally a Hafside Palace, Later back to your hotel for dinner and overnight stay in Hammamet. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.Day 6: Final DepartureBreakfast in the hotel followed by check-out and transfer to the airport for the final departure. End of our service. Meals: Breakfast.

$274.02 Cultural & Theme Tours

Discovery tour of Southern Tunisia

ItineraryDay 1: Explore SaharaStop At: Tunisie Reves Day Tours, Tozeur, Tozeur GovernorateExplore Sahara desert Duration: 1 hourNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 2: Berber cultureStop At: Berber village, Tunis, Tunis GovernorateBerber cultureDuration: 30 minutesNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.