Tunisia - The Sahara (Chapter)
This is the Sahara chapter from Lonely Planet's Tunisia guidebook.
Welcome to the inviting, soft dunes of the Grand Erg Oriental, one of the Sahara's most beautiful and expansive sand seas. Straddling Algeria and southern Tunisia, the erg (sand sea) is as inhospitable as it is stunning but when explored with an experienced guide, it might just be the highlight of your trip.
- camel trek through the otherworldly dunes of the Grand Erg Oriental
- soak your tired bones in the hot springs at the oasis of Ksar Ghilane
- visit the colourful weekly market in Douz, the gateway to the Sahara
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Douz & around, South into the Sahara, Ksar Ghilane & around, Grand Sud.