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Submitted on May 28, 2019 Useful Info

Complete guide of Ksar Ghilane

  • Ksar Ghilane is located in Southern Tunisia and is a passage to one of the most impressive Sahara dunes.
  • You'll easily access Ksar Ghilane from Douz by road. Takes about 2 hours to get there from Douz. The road is tarred but you'll have to branch off to a rough road making it necessary that you use a 4WD vehicle.

ACTIVITIES

  • Practicing your off-road skills at the tracks in the dunes.
  • Horse riding- Immediately after your arrival you'll be approached by men in turbans riding horses asking you to ride their horses at a fee.
  • Camel rides. NOTE: Camel rides are cheaper than horse rides.
  • Cooling off at Ksar Ghialane oasis.

ACCOMMODATION

  • Mostly just camps and hotel rooms.
  • There are basic camps such as camp Ksar and camp Paradis, these have a restaurant and a bar, electricity is produced by generators that are switched off between 11.00 pm and 7.00 am
  • The most comfortable and luxurious option is camp Yadis Ksar Guilane.
  • Several middle-class hotels are also available around.