Tozeur (Tunisia)

Tozeur is a large oasis and a small town in the southwest of Tunisia. The city's climate is hot and dry, temperatures can reach 50 C during the day in summer, and around 10 C in winter, and at night they can drop below zero. The best time to visit is November, when the hotels have plenty of space and the city holds the Phoenix Harvest Festival. The city's biggest attractions are the abandoned villages of the nearby area, which can be visited via organized day tours in four-wheel drive vehicles and on the way there are several places to swim and even waterfalls. In the area is still a number of props used in the Star Wars movies and organized trips to theses locations are offered. Close to the city there is also Tunisia's largest phoenix plantation and a huge lake, that is often completely dry.

Population: 46,422
Beach : No
Mountain : No
Popular destination: No
Official language: Arabic
Skill level of the English language : Moderate
Emergency numbers: 197 (poliisi), 190 (ambulanssi), 198 (palokunta)
Currency: Tunisian dinar (TND)
Electric plugs: C, E
Voltage: 230 V
Tipping in a restaurant: Tip 5-10% if the service is good.
Time in destination: Oct 24, 2019, 3:47:02 AM

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Weather Forecast

Thu
24.10

Clear sky

77°F

Fri
25.10

Clear sky

73°F

Sat
26.10

Partly cloudy

72°F

Sun
27.10

Rain

63°F

Mon
28.10

Rain showers

70°F

Tue
29.10

Fair

72°F

Wed
30.10

Clear sky

72°F

Monthly Weather Conditions

Month Average Temperature °F High Temperature °F Low Temperature °F Rainy Days Rating
January 48.9 58.5 39.4 1
February 52.0 62.6 41.7 1
March 56.7 67.5 45.9 1
April 62.8 74.5 51.3 1
May 71.1 83.7 58.6 0
June 79.0 92.7 65.7 0
July 84.0 98.2 70.3 0
August 83.7 97.2 70.7 0
September 77.5 88.9 65.8 1
October 67.6 78.3 57.2 0
November 57.2 67.6 47.1 0
December 50.0 59.7 40.5 1

More information: Tozeur forecast and weather conditions monthly

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Price Level

Compared to prices worldwide, Tozeur is quite a cheap destination.

On a tight budget, the daily budget is approximately $35.44, which includes hostel accommodation, budget meals and public transportation.

On a moderate budget, the daily budget is approximately $108.82, which includes a moderately priced hotel, meals at moderate priced restaurants and transportation costs.

Estimated prices:

  • Basic hotel: $69.55
  • Taxi ride (3 miles): $2.51
  • Taxi ride (6 miles): $4.85
  • Beer in a restaurant (16 ounces): $1.41
  • Meal, McDonalds: $2.83
  • Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant: $1.77

More information: Tozeur price level

Safety

Tozeur has been classified as fairly safe with security classification 3/5.

Safety index values (higher is better):

  • General: 57.9 (better than United states average 49.0)
  • Walking alone during daytime hours: 72.9 (a little better than United states average 70.2)
  • Walking alone at night: 48.2 (better than United states average 41.1)

More information: Tozeur safety

Car Rental

Things which affect the renting of the car:

  • Direction of traffic: In South Africa the traffic is mainly left-handed. In North Africa the traffic is right-handed.
  • Age restrictions: The minimum age for renting a car is usually 18 - 25 years. Drivers under 25 years of age and over 65 years of age are charged an extra fee or get rental terms and conditions, which include to take an additional insurance for damage / collision.
  • Driving abroad: A rental car can almost invariably only be driven inside of the country in which it is rented.
  • Driver’s license and documents: An international driving license, passport and credit card are mostly required to rent are car.

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