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9-Hour Tour Of Tunisia's Highlights From Tunis
  • Tour Category

    Group Tour

  • Tour Types

    Nature, Architecture, Archeology

  • Duration

    9 Hours

  • Activity Level

    Easy

  • Language

    English

Description

Discover the largest Roman monument left in Africa at the El Jem amphitheatre. Visit the last two 9th-century Aghlabite Basins, which were among the greatest waterworks of the Middle Ages and learn about the Kairouan golden age. Explore the magnificent 17th-19th century building near Sidi Sahbi and the Great Okba Mosque.

Highlights
  • Visit the 7th-century Great Okba Mosque
  • Admire the beautiful courtyards of a 17th-19th century building nearby Sidi Sahbi
  • Marvel at the architecture of the El Jem Amphitheatre 
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    • After being picked up from your Tunis accommodation, set off for Kairouan with your Tunisia tour guide. 

    • Start your tour with a visit to the last two 9th-century Aghlabite Basins, which were among the greatest waterworks of the Middle Ages. Witness the monuments from the top of the Tourist Information Building as you gain an introduction to the foundation of Kairouan and its glorious age.

    • After this, continue the tour to visit the 7th-century Great Okba Mosque, the oldest mosque in North Africa. Appreciate the powerful and beautiful expression of faith inherent in 9th-century architecture. 

    • Proceed to the nearby Sidi Sahbi to visit the 17th-19th century building known for its minaret and beautiful courtyards lined with green-blue tile work and white plaster stucco. 

    • Then, arrive at the entrance to the Medina for a guided walk through the main street and up to the mystical "Bir Barrouta". Spend some free time strolling through the Medina and shopping. Stop for lunch at a local restaurant. 

    • Finally, climb back into the vehicle and take a 1 hour and 15-minute transfer to the El Jem amphitheatre - the main attraction of the tour and one of Tunisia's most visited sites.  

    • Discover how this monumental amphitheatre was built in the 3rd-century and is the largest Roman monument left in Africa, ranking 3rd in the Empire after those in Rome and Verona. 

    • Marvel at its architecture, which was considered an improvement of the Colosseum in Rome, though it is a tiny bit smaller. 

    • At the end of the tour, begin your return journey to Tunis, where you will be dropped off back at your accommodation.

What's Included
  • Car with driver 
  • Guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Lunch 
  • Bottle of water
  • Pick up 
  • Drop off
What's Excluded
  • Drinks under the road
  • Gratuities 
Meeting Point

Your Hotel in Tunis

Cancellation Policy

For cancellations upto 2 days before the tour -

Refund of 80% of the tour price.
Price Details
Adult
1 To 4 EUR 106 Per Person
Child
1 To 4 EUR 25 Per Person

This is a group tour

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EUR 106 / person

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