Join Compass Adventures as we head for this beautiful oCountry of Tunisia breathtaking scenery as far as the eye can see. Mountainous regions and in contrast white sandy Dunes with clear blue sea. There are miles of winding off-road tracks that take us to some of the most beautiful places with amazing cultures to take in. The tour is designed to be a gentle adventure that will leave you wonting to come back again !
Suitable for all 4×4’s with a low box
Qualified 4×4 tour guides
All guides are trained Lantra 4x4 driving instructors
Local knowledge of the lanes and area
Family friendly atmosphere
UK to Calais ferry
Meet like minded people
Full technical support
Lead vehicle with full medical kit ,recovery kit and iridium sat phone
"According to Greek legend, Dido, a princess of Tyre, was the first outsider to settle among the native tribes of what is now Tunisia when she founded the city of Carthage in the 9th century BCE. Although the story is certainly apocryphal, Carthage nonetheless grew into one of the great cities and preeminent powers of antiquity, and its colonies and entrepôts were scattered throughout the western Mediterranean region. Carthage fought a series of wars with its rival, Rome. Rome prevailed in the mid-2nd century BCE, razed Carthage, and ruled the region for the following 500 years. In the 7th century Arab conquerors converted the native Berber (Amazigh) population of North Africa to Islam. The area was ruled by a succession of Islamic dynasties and empires until coming under French colonial rule in the late 19th century. After achieving independence in 1956, Tunisia pursued a progressive social agenda and sought to modernize its economy under two long-serving presidents, Habib Bourguiba and Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali. However, Tunisia remained an authoritarian state with an all-powerful ruling party and no significant institutions of representative government. (For a discussion of political "
Our explorer will take us through some of the most amazing scenery as we travel from TUNIS into the deepest and most amazing desert, weaving our way through battle fields from WW2 to the stunning hot pools and grand gorges that you could only imagine ..
Compass Adventures has some great contacts in Tunisia and you will be in safe hands and well cared for on this trip..
I would rate this trip at a mild to medium so any vehicle with ATs would be fine. Can I remind you that you will be carrying all your supplies, so good spring rates are paramount .....this is applicable for all vehicles on this trip. The lead vehicle will be well equipped carrying emergency equipment for the group, this will include iridium sat phone, tyre repair equipment, full wilderness responder kit including comprehensive burns kit.
Once confirmation has been received of your attendance, you will be sent joining instructions and a list of equipment you will need.
With the tour only cost you are responsible for your ferries and camping costs on the Trip none of the ferry costs are included on any part of the tour.
This trip is completly family friendly and is a great way to get the children away for some fresh air
All vehicles are welcome.. join the adventure!
Tour Cost £820 Vehicle inc one occupant
Ferries /Fuel /Food are not included
Authorisation into Tunisia
Hotel in Douz 3 nights
Camping Zmela 3 using you own tent /food not included
Hotel Tunis 1 night returning to ferry
Tunisia Adventure Dates
!/Nov/2021 limited space
16 day tour
Compass adventures difficulty rating
The temperatures here can turn cold even in the evenings ,
Driving skills needed
Moderate driving days (4-5) hours. skills level below average .Rocks Fords,gravel with some mud !
Accommodation will be a mixture of hotels, log cabins and for those who would like to use a tepee or a tent for camping we will find suitable arias for it .65% of this trip will be hotels or cabins
Hotels - b/b
Basic farm campsite
Well equipped farm campsite
Campsites will be basic farm campsite and maybe a wild campsite ...suitable for families with young children. 50/50 mix of wild and campsite
Basic Vehicle - A/T tyres
Modified Vehicle, Lift /A/T tyres/self recovery.
expedition vehicle, Lrt/Sr /Oba/Sp/
Suitable for all types of vehicles from basic modifactions to a expedition prepared , At or Mud tyres would be more than adequate with a small lift.