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2 Days Culture tour itinerary for tunisia: Journey To The Gateway Of Sahara

El Djem, Kairouan, Matmata, Tunis

Culture
Culture Tour
Camping
Camping Tour
Desert
Desert Tour

Travel through stark Tunisian desert landscapes, experiencing local life and culture of this region along the way. In the course of your journey, you will also visit one of the oldest Islamic cities brimming with souvenir shops, mosques, wells and its much-famed hydraulic system.

DAY 01

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  • 6:00 AM: Commence your Sahara desert tour with your departure to Matmata, a small Berber speaking town.

  • 11:00 AM: Arrive in Matmata and visit traditional underground 'troglodyte' structures, which are home to local Berber residents. They live in such structures to escape the heat.

  • 1:00 PM: Break for lunch 

  • 2:00 PM: Visit Ksar Ghilane, the place of endless sand dunes, which is sometimes referred to as the Door to Sahara.

  • 4:00 PM: Then proceed to the shimmering mirage, Ksar Ghilane oasis. You will begin your exploration of the surrounding sand dunes on a camel and quad.

  • 6:00 PM: Depart for Zmela to spend a night there. Learn how to prepare bread.

  • 7:00 PM: Head to your camp in Zmela, where you can retire to prepare for your next day journey.

DAY 02

zmela-gabes-kairouan itinerary

  • 8:00 AM: Begin your journey to located on the coast of a gulf.

  • 11: 00 AM: On your arrival in El Jem (El Djem), visit the third Roman Amphitheatre in the world and take a short break. 

  • 1:00 PM: Begin your journey to Kairouan, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site with the Tunisian tour guide.

  • 2:00 PM: Arrive in Kairouan and have lunch.

  • Visit the following places-

    • Local souks to shop for beautiful souvenirs.

    • Bir Barrouta, which is one of the oldest wells of Kairouan. Legend has it that it's connected to the holy well of Mecca, Bir Zemzem.

    • Mosque of Uqba, one of the oldest places to worship in the Islamic world.

    • Aghlabite hydraulic system, which is double reservoirs constructed by a prince of the Aghlabid dynasty in 9th-century. It provided water to the town for more than a millennium.

  • 5:00 PM: Depart for Tunis.

  • 400 USD Per Adult (* Minimum 2 persons )
  • Transportation by luxury 

  • Camel tours.

  • Camping in the tent in the desert (dinner, breakfast, water, fruit juices, soft drinks, cookies provided).

  • Experienced Tunisian tour guide.

  • Lunch.

  • Quad rides in the desert.

El Djem, Kairouan, Matmata, Tunis

Culture
Culture Tour
Camping
Camping Tour
Desert
Desert Tour
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