Discover Tunisia Tour
8 Day tour of Tunisia
Day 1: Tunis
Welcome to Tunisia! On arrival at the airport you will be met and assisted, then transfer to the hotel in Tunis for dinner and overnight. (D)
Day 02: Bardo/Medina/Carthage/Sidi Bousaid
After breakfast at the hotel, visit Bardo Museum, home to the largest collection of mosaics in the world. Continue to see the old Medina in Tunis, then have time for lunch at leisure. The tour picks up with a visit of the Carthage Roman sights and its museum. Afterwards, drive to the village of Sidi Bousaid. Enjoy free time wandering the winding streets of this hilltop town. Dinner and overnight at your hotel in Tunis. (B/D)
Day 03: Kairouan/Gafsa/Tozeur
Check out after breakfast and depart to Kairouan. Kairouan is an Islamic Holy City and includes several mosques. It is famous for its leather goods and carpets. Visit the great Mosques of Kairouan Okba and Sidi Shahbi and the pools, then continue to Sbeitla, a Roman city. Visit the ruins including the three temples, arches, theater, baths, ancient oil press and more. Lunch time at leisure. Drive to Gafsa to see the Roman pools, then on to the oasis city of Tozeur. Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Tozeur. (B/D)
Day 04: Tozeur/Chbika/Tamerza/Tozeur
In the morning, we will tour the oases in Tozeur and visit of Dar Chariet Museum. Lunch will be at the hotel, then in the afternoon we will visit the Saharan village of Nefta. Dinner and overnight in Tozeur. (B/D)
Day 05: Douz/Matmata
Breakfast at the hotel, then we departure to Douz, crossing the salt lake of Chott El Jerid. We will have a stop along the way so you can see the salt formations and the expanse of the lake. Continue to Douz for an optional camel ride on the sand dunes and some free time for lunch. Continue to Matmata, to visit the underground troglodyte houses of the Berbers. Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Matmata. (B/D)
Day 06: Gabes/El Jem/Monastir
After breakfast at the hotel we depart to Gabes where we will visit the Berber market. Lunch en route at leisure. Continue to El Jem to visit the Roman coliseum. This is the second largest coliseum outside of Rome and has is very well preserved. Continue to Monastir for dinner and overnight at the hotel. (B/D)
Day 07: Monastir/Sousse/Tunis
After breakfast, we visit the Ribat (fortress), and the mausoleum of Bourghiba, considered the father of modern Tunisia. Continue to Sousse and enjoy a short stop at Port El Kantaoui, a seaside resort village and marina. Departure to Tunis. Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Tunis. (B/D)
Day 08: Tunis
After breakfast, transfer to the airport, assistance for departure. (B)
End of Services.
- 07 nights/08 Days (Breakfast & Dinner daily).
- Entrance fees to all places indicated in the itinerary.
- Accommodation at 4 star hotels listed below (or similar) based on double occupancy.
- Circuit by air conditioner jeep for 02 to 04 guests + driver + guide.
- Circuit by minivan for group from 5 and more + driver + guide.
- Services of qualified guide for the entire tour- English or Spanish specialist.
- Lunches on route
- Photo/video fees at museums and sights – usually about $1 each
- Beverages during meals
- Tips for guide and driver
- Trip insurance
- Tunisia departure tax $18* (subject to change without notice)
- Tunis / Tunisia Palace
- Tozeur / Ras El Ain
- Matmata / Diar El Barbar
- Monastir / Kuriat Palace