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8 Days Archeology tour itinerary for tunisia: Tour The Smallest Country Of Maghreb.

Carthage, Dougga, Douz, El Djem, Hammamet, Sfax, Tozeur, Tunis

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Tour the smallest country of Maghreb.

Sidi Bou Said

Tunis-Tunisia

Take an all encompassing tour of this North African Country, littered with rich historical sites, from ancient Carthage and Rome to fortified Berber villages. Visit the famous Antonin baths, Sidi Bou Said, the Great Mosque of Kairouan, Matmata Caves and more with your Tunisia tour guide.

DAY 01

arrival in airport -transfert to hotel

  • Arrive at the airport and transfer to the hotel, Hammamet.

DAY 02

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  • Depart from Hammamet to visit the museum, holding the biggest collection of roman mosaics in the world.

  • After that, visit the Medina of Tunis starting and crossing the main avenue Habib Bourguiba Avenue where the revolution of 2011 started.

  • Have a meal at La goulette Fish restaurant.

  • Proceed to the most visited archeological site in Tunisia, Cartage. Start with the Tophet, the open top sanctuary used in Carthaginian times for burning children.

  • Stop at the two Punic ports.

  • Next, visit the Antonin baths in cartage, 20m far from the palace of the Tunisian President.

  • Lastly, explore the Arabo-Andalousian village, Sidi Bou Said,The Blue and White village.

Dinner and overnight in Hammamet.

DAY 03

hammamet-dougga-kairouan

  • At 08:00, Drive to Hammamet and Baja.

  • Continue to the best preserved Roman archeological site in Africa with your Tunisian professional guide.

  • Explore the Forum, the Capitol, the second Forum, the slave-market, the brothel, the public baths, and the theater. 

  • Have lunch in Hotel Thugga.

  • Continiue to Kairouana and stop after 100 km in Seliana. 

  • Havedinner and stay overnight in Hotel Kasbah.

DAY 04

kairouan-tozeur

  • Visit the last 2 pools in Kairouan.

  • Continue to visit the mausoleum of Sidi Saheb, one of the companions of the prophet Mohamed. He came to Tunisia with others to bring the new religion to the north of Africa. This mausoleum got built after his death.

  • Then, visit the first religious monument built for Muslims in Africa, the Great Mosque of Kairouan with its very symbolic minaret.

  • Next, cross the old city, built by Muslims in kairouan and see the architecture of traditional houses, following the narrow streets.

  • Enjoy lunch at hotel la Kasbah kairouan with your private tour guide.

  • Arrive at Tozeur around sunset and have dinner at hotel Golden Yasmin Ras El Ain.

DAY 05

tozeur-salt lacke-douz- zmela camp

  • Depart from the hotel (in 4*4 car) to visit the place where "Star Wars" got filmed, the Mosespa city.

  • Then visit the mountain oasis of chebika, a green point naturally created in the middle of the Atlas Mountains and follow the natural spring, flowing between two rocks, then a small lake, and finally the waterfall. 

  • After that, head to the mountain oasis of chebika, the waterfall created from the river coming from Algeria. 

  • Continue to douz, crossing the biggest Salt Lake in Africa.

  • Take a camel ride crossing the sand dunes for an hour.

  • Continue to ksar ghilan.

Dinner and overnight in Zmela camp.

DAY 06

camp-matmata-gabes-sfax

  • Depart from the camp to visit the Berber houses, troglodyte dwellings of matmata caves. 

  • You will be received by a local family and offered honey, olive oil, locally made Berber bread and a minty tea.

  • Also visit Hotel Sidi Driss known for being used as a shooting site for the movie "Star Wars".

  • Proceed to gabes to visit the spice market

  • Continue to Sfax for dinner and an overnight stay at hotel Ibis.

DAY 07

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  • Depart from Sfax and visit the 3rd biggest roman colosseum in the world; inside, you will be explained the way of building, the gladiator fights, the 1st and 2nd flour and the underground flour where the lions usedto be live.

  • Visit the tomb of Habib bourguiba, the first president of Tunisia. The design is similar to the mosque of Jerusalem. The palace is covered with Italian marble from the inside, a trove of the personal belongings of the man who is considered the builder of Tunisia.

  • Have lunch in restaurant les escargot in Sousse,.

  • Visit the leisure port “El Kantaoui”.

Dinner and overnight in Hammamet

DAY 08

hammamet-airport

  • Transfer to the airport.

  • 950 USD Per Adult (* price for minimium 6 persons)
  • Lunch and dinner.

  • Entrance to all museums and archeological sites.

  • Transport in air-conditioned vehicles.

  • All transfers.

  • drinks during dinner and lunch

  • all possible extra excursions; camel ride , horse and carriadge ride.

  • tips: for the guide: 5 USD/person/DAY; for the driver: 2.5USD/person/day

  • The price is depending on the number of participants.

  • Less than 6 the price will be higher, more than 6 will depend on the number.

Carthage, Dougga, Douz, El Djem, Hammamet, Sfax, Tozeur, Tunis

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