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8-Day Tunisia Highlights Tour From Tunis
  • Tour Category

    Private Tour

  • Tour Types

    Culture, Museum, Sightseeing

  • Duration

    8 Days

  • Activity Level

    Easy

  • Language

    English

Description

Embark on a 7-day tour to the famous Tunisian cities, starting from Tunis to Kairouan, Carthage, Tozeur, Matmata and Sousse. Visit the ancient monuments and sites including, the Roman Amphitheatre of El Jem, check out the unique Great Okba Mosque and spend a night in the Sahara desert in Douz. Also, travel to the Star Wars filming location in Tozeur and unwind in nature near the Chebika waterfalls.

Highlights
  • Walk around the Sousse Medina
  • See the Roman Amphitheatre of El Jem
  • Visit the Great Okba Mosque
  • Check out the Star Wars filming location in Tozeur
  • Spend time in nature near the Chebika waterfalls
  • Pass through traditional Berber villages
  • Explore the archaeological museum of El Djem
  • Day 1– Arrival in Turris expand_more
    • Arrive at Tunis Airport, connect with your tour guide and transfer to the Hotel Mouradi Gammarth 5* (15 km).
  • Day 2– Carthage – Sidi Bou Said – Tunis expand_more
    • Have breakfast and drive to Carthage to visit the ancient punic capital, the Acropolis, Byrsa Hill, the roman Antonine baths, the punic sanctuary of Tanit and the roman amphitheatre.
    • Later, carry on to the beautiful Mediterranean village of Sidi Bou Said, with its clifftop setting, pretty whitewashed houses, and ornate blue doors. It is the prettiest village overlooking a turquoise sea, it bears a certain resemblance to iconic Santorini. The streets are blindingly bright in summer, and it is a popular escape for Tunisians. 
    • Enjoy a tea with pine seeds in Moorish Cafe. Then drive to the old city of Tunisthe Medina, known for its historical Mosque of Zitouna, Ottman palaces, souks, fever traditional market.
    • Afterwards, go back to Gammarth. 

    Dinner overnight at el Mouradi Gammarth Tunis.

  • Day 3– Tunis –Testour – Dougga – Kairouan expand_more
    • After breakfast, depart to the Moorish village, Testour, a small town located 77 km northwest of Tunis, the symbol of religious coexistence. It was a refuge for thousands of Muslims and Jews fleeing religious persecution in the 17th century. Its monuments bear witness to all the religions that contributed to its history, perched on hills overlooking the Mejerda River the town originally named by Romain. Now, the town of Testour exhibits the influence of Andalusian architecture, houses and mosques built from scratch.
    • Sightsee the great mosque, built by Roman rocks and Andalusian arches, and it is recommended to taste the traditional cheese with house bread. 
    • Continue to Dougga or thugga, the most important archaeological site in north Africa. It is well preserved, and it was the first important Phoenician colony. 
    • Next, visit the theatre, the capitol with the forum, the libyco-Punic mausoleum, the roman villas and the public baths caelistis temple. 
    • In the afternoon, drive to Kairouan.

    Overnight at Kairouan. Hotel Kasbah Golden Yasmin 5-star.

  • Day 4– Kairouan – Sbeitla – Tozeur expand_more
    • Have breakfast at the Hotel kasbah and explore Kairouan, the first Islamic capital founded in 670 AD. It was well protected by its solid walls, currently considered by the Sunnas as the fourth holy and historical city in the Islamic world after Mecca.
    • Visit the Aghlabides pools, the Great Mosque, the Mausoleum of the Prophet's Companion, then wander in the Medina to discover its beautiful corners, visit the three-door mosque, the Barouta well, the mausoleum of Sidi Abid Ghariani.
    • Depart to Sbeitla, the ancient Roman city of Sufetula, to see the capital, the theatre, the byzantine churches, and the Diocletian arc.
    • Drive to Tozeur via Gafsa. 

    Overnight at the hotel Golden Yasmin Ras el ain 4-star.

  • Day 5– Tozeur – Chebika – Tamerza – Mides expand_more
    • After breakfast, drive to the Atlas mountain to visit the old village of Chebika, a stunning sight, the contradiction between the heat and sickness of the Sahara and the water springs in the oasis. Here many Star Wars films were shot. 
    • Head to Tamerza canyon, Mides, situated on the Algerian borders. 
    • Go back to Tozeur to explore the typical Medina.

    Dinner and overnight stay at Golden Yasmin Ras el Ain 4-star.

  • Day 6– Tozeur – Chott-el Djerid – Douz expand_more
    • After breakfast, depart to Douz, crossing the largest salt lake in north Africa, Chott-el Djerid. 
    • Take a short stop to admire the unusual landscape. 
    • Arrive at Douz, considered as the Sahara gate, later, go on a quad to visit the sand dunes of the buried village of Zaafrane to live unforgettable moments between the massive Sahara dunes, Palm-tree, calm, silence, and the sunset.

    Dinner and overnight stay at the Sun palm Douz.

  • Day 7– Douz – Matmata – El Djem – Sousse expand_more
    • Eat breakfast at the hotel and head towards the Berber village of Matmata. The area contains the most beautiful sight, lunar landscape, still inhabited troglodyte houses carved by Tunisians Berbers tribe in the middle of the surrounding earth. It's a filming site for a Star Wars movie and is also open for visitors in Matmata. 
    • The next stop is at the village of Tamezret, built on a rocky hill. 
    • Continue to El Djem to visit the biggest amphitheatre in Africa and the third most crucial coliseum in the roman empire.
    • See the archaeological museum of El Djem, which houses a well-preserved collection of Roman mosaics. 

    Overnight at Iberostar Diar El Andalous hotel 5-star or similar.

  • Day 8– Departure expand_more
    • Have breakfast and transfer to the airport.
What's Included
  • 07 Nights at the mentioned hotels on half board
  • The dinner on the arrival day and the breakfast on the day of the departure will depend on flight schedules
  • Visits mentioned in the program, entrance fees 
  • Professional local tour guide English/Spanish/French during the tour
  • Transport in air-conditioned vehicle private
Meeting Point

Tunis-Carthage International Airport

Cancellation Policy

For cancellations upto 2 days before the tour -

Refund of 80% of the tour price.
Price Details
Standard
1 To 4 EUR 790 Per Person

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