Tunisia Tour

Tunisia Tour

  • 8 Days
  • From : Tunis
  • To : Tunis
  • Tour or Private Tour
  • Guide :
    English, French, German, Italian, Spanish
  • Minimum age : 10 Years Old

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Take a step back in time during this eight-day tour through the splendid Mediterranean country of Tunisia. Visit impeccable Roman ruins, charming seaside villages, important Islamic monuments and distant desert escapes. The country’s history is sure to impress and the heritage of its past is as alive now as ever. With the country’s impressive infrastructure and modern hotels, your stay here with lack none of the comforts of home.  Join this memorable Tunisian trip and discover the best of North Africa! 

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

Tunis: Tunisia’s laid-back capital boasts beautiful Islamic architecture and neighbours the famous ruins of Carthage

Sidi Bou Said: A Mediterranean dreamland, this town is full of white walls and beautifully blue accented doors and windows along with endless views of the Mediterranean

Dougga: This ancient city has remained incredibly preserved over centuries, and it is now a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Kairouan: Founded in the seventh century, Kairouan is considered the Islamic capital of Tunisia 

Tozeur: The desert town is a gateway to mountain oasis and desert adventures

Sousse: This seaside town is a great spot to relax on the beach and wander around the upscale Port El Kantaoui.

What’s included?

TOUR GUIDE: 

  •  Operated with English/French/ German/ Italian/Spanish-speaking  driver-guide on a private basis 

ACCOMMODATION: 

  • 7 nights’ accommodation  

MEALS: 

  • 7 Breakfasts
  • 6 Lunches 
  • 7 Dinners

TRANSPORT:

  • Private transportation as indicated in the itinerary 
  • Inbound/Outbound transfers from/toTunis-Carthage International Airport 

ENTRANCE FEES AND ACTIVITIES: 

  • All entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary; Bardo National Museum, Dougga, Roman Capitol and Theatre, Great Mosque of Kairouan, El Djem, Aghlabid basins

OTHER: 

  • Meet and greet upon arrival at the airport  Tunis-Carthage International Airport 

Exclusions

  • Tips or visa fees 
  • International or domestic flights 
  • Local Hotel Tax 
  • Personal expenses
  • Optional excursions as noted in the itinerary: 4X4 ride to Chebika and Tamerza, 4X4 ride to Ong Jmel, Camel ride in Douz
  • Meals or drinks not listed
  • Any type of personal or travel insurance

Please note

Please note that local conditions prevalent at the time of travel may result in modifications to the tour contents without prior notice. 

 

What do I need to bring?

Comfortable and light clothing is the most suitable for travelling in Tunisia, though a warm jumper and jacket are advisable in the cooler months. Visitors should not wear sleeveless shirts, shorts, short skirts or skimpy clothing when visiting religious or official buildings. Sun protection, sun glasses, a hat and mosquito repellent can be very useful during your stay

Accommodation options

ACCOMMODATION OPTIONS

Day 1 Tunis

  • Deluxe Hotel Category = El Mouradi Gammarth or similar 5*

Day 2  Hammamet 

  • Deluxe Hotel Category = Golden Tulip Taj Sultan Hammamet or similar 5*

Day 3 Kairouan 

  • Deluxe Hotel Category = Kasbah Kairouan or similar 5*

Day 4-5 Tozeur

  • Deluxe Hotel Category = Ras El Ain Tozeur or similar 4*

Day 6 Douz 

  • Deluxe Hotel Category = Sun Palm Douz or similar 4*

Day 7 Sousse

  • Deluxe Hotel Category = El Mouradi Palace Sousse or similar 5*

Cancellation policy

    Once ordered, this tour cannot be cancelled or refund or amended at any circumstances.

Day 1 :  ARRIVAL TUNIS

Arrive at Tunis–Carthage Airport, where your professional guide and driver will assist and transfer you directly to the hotel in Tunis, the capital city of this beautiful country and its greatest metropolitan area. Enjoy the remainder of the day at leisure, relaxing or exploring the beautiful surroundings. In the evening indulge in a delicious dinner.

Overnight in Tunis 

Day 2 :  TUNIS – SIDI BOU SAID – CARTHAGE – HAMMAMET (102km – 2hrs)

Begin your day with breakfast at the hotel and a transfer to the picturesque Sidi Bou. This charming village is known for its indigo blue windows and doors, white walls and, set at an altitude of over 100 metres high, it features dazzling views over the Mediterranean Sea. Your next stop is at the neighbouring archaeological site of Carthage, located on a magnificent coastline. Although the ancient city was destroyed by the Romans, this UNESCO World Heritage Site features excavations of homes, baths and sewage systems. The other significant site in the area is the Carthage amphitheatre, built towards the first century AD and later rebuilt by the Romans. The theatre today hosts some 30,000 visitors at the yearly International Music Festival of Carthage. After a tasty lunch, head towards downtown Tunis to visit the Bardo National Museum, located in an old Beylical castle in the middle of the old city of Tunis, and renowned for its rich collection of mosaics. Continue with a visit and free time in the ancient Medina of Tunis before you head to the Hammamet area to check in to your hotel. Lunch and dinner is included.

Overnight in Hammamet area 

Day 3 :  HAMMAMET – DOUGGA – KAIRAOUN (321 km-5 hrs)

Have a delicious breakfast at the hotel before you head towards another one of Tunisia’s rich archaeological sites. Dougga is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, awarded for containing the best-preserved small Roman town in North Africa. The site contains the heritage of a variety of civilisations, such as Roman, Punic and Byzantine. Its most significant monuments are the exquisite Roman Capitol and Theatre. After a local lunch, transfer to Kairouan, the ‘capital of Islam’ in Tunisia. On arrival, check in to your hotel. Lunch and dinner is included.

Overnight in Kairouan 

Day 4 :  KAIRAOUN – TOZEUR (294 km- 4hrs)

After breakfast, take a walking tour with your guide through the old Medina of Kairouan. Visit the Great Mosque of Kairouan, located in the middle of the Medina and built by the Arab general Uqba Ibn Nafi in 670 AD. The site attracts thousands of local and international visitors for its magnificent architectural and spiritual value. Then visit the impressive ancient engineering site of the Aghlabid basins, where two large water basins and a few cisterns have survived the passing of centuries as they helped conserve and distribute decades of scarce drinking water resources. After lunch, head south via Gafsa to arrive at Tozeur, the city of palm trees. Lunch and dinner is included.

Overnight in Tozeur 

Day 5 :  TOZEUR

Start with a delectable breakfast at your hotel and enjoy the rest of the day at leisure, relaxing, exploring the surroundings on your own, or joining an optional tour. Lunch and dinner is included. 

Overnight in Tozeur 

Day 6 :  TOZEUR – CHOTT DJERID – DOUZ (130km-2hrs)

After breakfast, on the way out of Tozeur, visit the centre of this small town and spot the intricate architectural designs on the façades of the houses. Then drive through the biggest salt lake in the country, Chott el Djerid, admiring the outstanding never-ending view of white and pink mirages, also used as a filming site for Star Wars. On your arrival to Douz, the ‘gateway to the Sahara’, indulge in a delicious lunch and spend the rest of the day at leisure. Lunch and dinner is included. 

Overnight in Douz 

Day 7 :  DOUZ – MATMATA – SOUSSE (432km-5hrs)

Have a tasty breakfast at the hotel and head towards the old village of Matmata. The area contains one of the best preserved, still inhabited troglodyte houses, carved by Tunisian Berbers in the middle of the surrounding earth. A filming site of the Star Wars movie is also open for visitors in Matmata. The next stop is at the village of El Djem, home of the Roman amphitheatre of El Djem, the third largest Roman amphitheatre in the world, built around 18 centuries ago, and exceptionally well-preserved up to this day. The site was mainly used for spectator events, namely gladiator battles. After a local lunch in El Djem, continue to the Mediterranean town of Sousse for your last night in the country. Lunch and dinner is included.

Overnight in Sousse

Day 8 :  DEPARTURE SOUSSE

Begin your last day with a delightful breakfast at the hotel. Then, depending on your flight time, visit the high-end leisure harbour of Port El Kantaoui accompanied by your guide. Enjoy the relaxing surrounds while sipping on Tunisian coffee or fresh juice and shop for souvenirs, before transferring to the airport, with assistance for departure.

Breakfast included

 

Take a step back in time during this eight-day tour through the splendid Mediterranean country of Tunisia. Visit impeccable Roman ruins, charming seaside villages, important Islamic monuments and distant desert escapes. The country’s history is sure to impress and the heritage of its past is as alive now as ever. With the country’s impressive infrastructure and modern hotels, your stay here will lack none of the comforts of home. Join this memorable Tunisian trip and discover the best of North Africa! 

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

Tunis: Tunisia’s laid-back capital boasts beautiful Islamic architecture and neighbours the famous ruins of Carthage

Sidi Bou Said: A Mediterranean dreamland, this town is full of white walls and beautifully blue accented doors and windows along with endless views of the Mediterranean

Dougga: This ancient city has remained incredibly preserved over centuries, and it is now a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Kairouan: Founded in the seventh century, Kairouan is considered the Islamic capital of Tunisia 

Tozeur: The desert town is a gateway to mountain oasis and desert adventures

Sousse: This seaside town is a great spot to relax on the beach and wander around the upscale Port El Kantaoui.

What’s included?

TOUR GUIDE: 

  •  Operated with English/French/ German/ Italian/Spanish-speaking  driver-guide on a shared basis 

ACCOMMODATION: 

  • 7 nights’ accommodation  

MEALS: 

  • 7 Breakfasts
  • 6 Lunches
  • 7 Dinners

TRANSPORT:

  • Shared transportation as indicated in the itinerary 
  • Inbound/Outbound transfers from/toTunis-Carthage International Airport 

ENTRANCE FEES AND ACTIVITIES: 

  • All entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary; Bardo National Museum, Dougga, Roman Capitol and Theatre, Great Mosque of Kairouan, El Djem, Aghlabid basins

OTHER: 

  • Meet and greet upon arrival at the airport  Tunis-Carthage International Airport

Exclusions

  • Tips or visa fees 
  • International or domestic flights 
  • Personal expenses
  • Optional excursions as noted in the itinerary: 4X4 ride to Chebika and Tamerza, 4X4 ride to Ong Jmel, Camel ride in Douz
  • Meals or drinks not listed
  • Any type of personal or travel insurance

Please note

Please note that local conditions prevalent at the time of travel may result in modifications to the tour contents without prior notice. 

 

What do I need to bring?

Comfortable and light clothing is the most suitable for travelling in Tunisia, though a warm jumper and jacket are advisable in the cooler months. Visitors should not wear sleeveless shirts, shorts, short skirts or skimpy clothing when visiting religious or official buildings. Sun protection, sun glasses, a hat and mosquito repellent can be very useful during your stay

Accommodation options

ACCOMMODATION OPTIONS

Day 1 Tunis

  • Deluxe Hotel Category = El Mouradi Gammarth or similar 5*

Day 2  Hammamet 

  • Deluxe Hotel Category = Golden Tulip Taj Sultan Hammamet or similar 5*

Day 3 Kairouan 

  • Deluxe Hotel Category = Kasbah Kairouan or similar 5*

Day 4-5 Tozeur

  • Deluxe Hotel Category = Ras El Ain Tozeur or similar 4*

Day 6 Douz 

  • Deluxe Hotel Category = Sun Palm Douz or similar 4*

Day 7 Sousse

  • Deluxe Hotel Category = El Mouradi Palace Sousse or similar 5*

Cancellation policy

    Once ordered, this tour cannot be cancelled or refund or amended at any circumstances.

Day 1 :  ARRIVAL TUNIS

Arrive at Tunis–Carthage Airport, where your professional guide and driver will assist and transfer you directly to the hotel in Tunis, the capital city of this beautiful country and its greatest metropolitan area. Enjoy the remainder of the day at leisure, relaxing or exploring the beautiful surroundings. In the evening indulge in a delicious dinner.

Overnight in Tunis 

Day 2 :  TUNIS – SIDI BOU SAID – CARTHAGE – HAMMAMET (102km – 2hrs)

Begin your day with breakfast at the hotel and a transfer to the picturesque Sidi Bou. This charming village is known for its indigo blue windows and doors, white walls and, set at an altitude of over 100 metres high, it features dazzling views over the Mediterranean Sea. Your next stop is at the neighbouring archaeological site of Carthage, located on a magnificent coastline. Although the ancient city was destroyed by the Romans, this UNESCO World Heritage Site features excavations of homes, baths and sewage systems. The other significant site in the area is the Carthage amphitheatre, built towards the first century AD and later rebuilt by the Romans. The theatre today hosts some 30,000 visitors at the yearly International Music Festival of Carthage. After a tasty lunch, head towards downtown Tunis to visit the Bardo National Museum, located in an old Beylical castle in the middle of the old city of Tunis, and renowned for its rich collection of mosaics. Continue with a visit and free time in the ancient Medina of Tunis before you head to the Hammamet area to check in to your hotel. Lunch and dinner is included.

Overnight in Hammamet area 

Day 3 :  HAMMAMET – DOUGGA – KAIRAOUN (321 km-5 hrs)

Have a delicious breakfast at the hotel before you head towards another one of Tunisia’s rich archaeological sites. Dougga is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, awarded for containing the best-preserved small Roman town in North Africa. The site contains the heritage of a variety of civilisations, such as Roman, Punic and Byzantine. Its most significant monuments are the exquisite Roman Capitol and Theatre. After a local lunch, transfer to Kairouan, the ‘capital of Islam’ in Tunisia. On arrival, check in to your hotel. Lunch and dinner is included.

Overnight in Kairouan 

Day 4 :  KAIRAOUN – TOZEUR (294 km- 4hrs)

After breakfast, take a walking tour with your guide through the old Medina of Kairouan. Visit the Great Mosque of Kairouan, located in the middle of the Medina and built by the Arab general Uqba Ibn Nafi in 670 AD. The site attracts thousands of local and international visitors for its magnificent architectural and spiritual value. Then visit the impressive ancient engineering site of the Aghlabid basins, where two large water basins and a few cisterns have survived the passing of centuries as they helped conserve and distribute decades of scarce drinking water resources. After lunch, head south via Gafsa to arrive at Tozeur, the city of palm trees. Lunch and dinner is included.

Overnight in Tozeur 

Day 5 :  TOZEUR

Start with a delectable breakfast at your hotel and enjoy the rest of the day at leisure, relaxing, exploring the surroundings on your own, or joining an optional tour. Lunch and dinner is included. 

Overnight in Tozeur 

Day 6 :  TOZEUR – CHOTT DJERID – DOUZ (130km-2hrs)

After breakfast, on the way out of Tozeur, visit the centre of this small town and spot the intricate architectural designs on the façades of the houses. Then drive through the biggest salt lake in the country, Chott el Djerid, admiring the outstanding never-ending view of white and pink mirages, also used as a filming site for Star Wars. On your arrival to Douz, the ‘gateway to the Sahara’, indulge in a delicious lunch and spend the rest of the day at leisure. Lunch and dinner is included. 

Overnight in Douz 

Day 7 :  DOUZ – MATMATA – SOUSSE (432km-5hrs)

Have a tasty breakfast at the hotel and head towards the old village of Matmata. The area contains one of the best preserved, still inhabited troglodyte houses, carved by Tunisian Berbers in the middle of the surrounding earth. A filming site of the Star Wars movie is also open for visitors in Matmata. The next stop is at the village of El Djem, home of the Roman amphitheatre of El Djem, the third largest Roman amphitheatre in the world, built around 18 centuries ago, and exceptionally well-preserved up to this day. The site was mainly used for spectator events, namely gladiator battles. After a local lunch in El Djem, continue to the Mediterranean town of Sousse for your last night in the country. Lunch and dinner is included.

Overnight in Sousse

Day 8 :  DEPARTURE SOUSSE

Begin your last day with a delightful breakfast at the hotel. Then, depending on your flight time, visit the high-end leisure harbour of Port El Kantaoui accompanied by your guide. Enjoy the relaxing surrounds while sipping on Tunisian coffee or fresh juice and shop for souvenirs, before transferring to the airport, with assistance for departure.

Breakfast included