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The Red Oasis of the Sahara

About Timimoun

  About   Timimoun

Timimoun is a vast picturesque red oasis well known for its warm ochre color buildings,  located in the middle of the Sahara desert, in central Algeria at the edge of an enormous dune area called the Western Grand Erg, Saharan Berber culture reigns.

Orange sand, red villages, ancient fortresses, green palm groves, the caravan travels within this multicolored region, with very lively traditions. As you walk through the town, you will be struck by a peculiar hive-like construction that served as a roundabout on the main street of Timimoun.

Things to See

Things to see

After breakfast, you will meet your guide in the hotel's lobby at 10h00.

Then we visit the beautiful and small village of  Ighzer, a true fortress that has a fine Saharan architecture

We continue our visit and the discovery of the incredible Fougarra water distribution systems in the region of Ouled Said, return to the lodge for a traditional lunch.

Have a circuit in 4 wheeled cars until the sunset where you are going to contemplate at the sundown to finally join our camp in Beni Aissi. Have the tasty Merdoum under the beautiful stars.

Return to the lodge for a traditional Maghrabi evening

What is included ?



  • Invitation letter and visa assistance.

  • All transfers.

  • Professional English speaking guide.

  • Entrance fees to museums.

Duration : between 7 to 8 hours.

Accommodations: 3★, 4★, or 5★ options


  •  This is not a fixed itinerary tour so depending on your choice. We can adopt a flexible itinerary and we are open to any other suggestions.

  • Tour subject to change based on local conditions

Our Clients' Experience

Clients' Experience