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10-Day Tunisia Star Wars Locations & Highlights Tour
  • Tour Category

    Group Tour

  • Tour Types

    Architecture, History, Sightseeing

  • Duration

    10 Days

  • Language

    Arabic, English, French, Italian

  • Activity Level

    Easy

Description

Cover Tunisia from the south to the north, focusing on Star Wars locations, exploring the most beautiful places of the country as well as the most interesting archaeological sites. Explore and learn about the Roman, Persian and Islamic history scattered all over this ancient country that oozes with history and film shooting locations in this 10-day tour!

Highlights
  • Discover the various Star Wars location
  • Explore the ruins of the Roman baths of Antonine
  • Visit the Tatooine area, famous for its Ksars
  • Day 1: Arrival expand_more
    • Pickup from Tunis-Carthage International Airport.

    • Transfer to hotel and check-in.

  • Day 2: Tunis to Carthage expand_more
    • The day centres around Tunis's archaeological heritage and its wealthy architecture. This morning includes the visit of the Bardo, Tunisia's National Museum, with its archaeological collections. The museum displays the world's largest collection of Roman mosaics and other priceless treasures from various parts of territories throughout Tunisia.

    • From the Bardo, move to the Medina old Arabic city for a walk around the most interesting monuments.

    • After lunch, drive to Carthage and explore the ruins of the Roman baths of Antonine, the Roman villas, and Byrsa Hill.

  • Day 3: Tunis to Kairouan to Tozeur expand_more
    • This morning, explore Kairouan, Tunisia's holy city and said to be the site of the first mosque in Africa. During medieval times, Kairouan rose to become an important center for trade and crafts. The region still provides the base for much of Tunisia's craft industry, particularly rugs and textiles. 

    • After lunch, drive to Tozeur.

     Overnight in Tozeur.

  • Day 4: Tozeur to Metlaoui to Oasis Villages expand_more
    • After breakfast, our tour will set out for the town of Metlaoui, where we will board the Red Lizard train. The Red Lizard inches through narrow passageways and tunnels dug into the canyon walls and deep gorges.
    • On the train ride, discover the Selja Gorge and view the incredible landscape. 
    • Depart towards southwest to reach the mountain oasis of Mides, Chebika, and Tamerza. Here, enjoy a walking tour through the palm trees and the natural water springs. 
    • From Chebika, head to Tozeur. 

    Dinner and overnight in Tozeur.

  • Day 5: Tozeur to Ksar Ghilane expand_more
    • From Tozeur, head to Sidi Bouhlel, where many shots from many different scenes in Star Wars: A New Hope were filmed, against a still very recognizable rocky background. 

    • Next, depart for further exploration of the south crossing the impressive salt lake. 

    • Stop in Douz, a small town that appears to be plopped down amidst the dunes. The village is known as the gateway to the Sahara.

    • After lunch, drive to Ksar Ghilane, a small oasis in southern Tunisia located on the edge of the Grand Erg Oriental. This is the Sahara of your dreams where extraordinarily fine, orange sand dunes stretch on for miles and miles.

    Overnight in a tent in Ksar Ghilane.

  • Day 6: Ksar Ghilane to Tatooine expand_more
    • After breakfast, head to the Tatooine area, famous for its Ksars; fortified Beber villages. 

    • Enjoy exploring Ksar Haddada (Mos Espa slave quarters), Guermessa; a gorgeous Berber hilltop village and the Ksar Ouled Soltane; a popular fortified granary famed to be the location of Slave Quarters.

    Overnight in Tatooine.

  • Day 7: Tatooine to Jerba Island to Matmata expand_more
    • From Tatooine, head to Medenine, the location filming of Anakin Skywalker's Home. The scene was shot in the Berber granary. 

    • Next, drive to Jerba, the Island of dreams and the location of Ben Kenobi's Hermitage (the home of Obi-Wan Kenobi) and Toshi Station (a power station situated next to the fictional town of Anchorhead).

    • In the late afternoon, depart Jerba for Matmata, where you will explore Lars Homestead Interior (a traditional Berber troglodyte underground building, now serving as the Hotel Sidi Driss).

    Overnight in Matamata.

  • Day 8: Matmata to El Jem to Kairouan expand_more
    • Today, after visiting Matmata, depart to El Jem, where you will explore the impressive Roman amphitheatre dating back to the 3rd century AD. 

    Overnight in Kairouan.

  • Day 9: Kairouan to Tunis expand_more
    • This morning explore Kairouan, Tunisia's holy city.

    • After lunch, drive to Tunis. 

    • Before going to the hotel, go for a walk in the charming village of Sidi Bou Said, with spectacular views over the bay and the mountains beyond. 

    Overnight in Tunis.

  • Day 10: Departure expand_more
    • Transfer to Tunis-Carthage International Airport for your departure.
What's Included
  • Transportation (air-conditioned car) oil and tolls

  • Entrance fees

  • Camel ride in the desert

  • Horse carriage ride in the oasis

  • English-speaking tour guide-driver services

What's Excluded
  • Lunch and drinks

  • Accommodation

Meeting Point

Tunis, Tunisia

Cancellation Policy

For cancellations upto 2 days before the tour -

Refund of 80% of the tour price.
Starting From
USD USD USD
USD 2000.00 / Group

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