Sahara Sands of Tunisia

Price
$Call per person
Duration
8 Days
1 Reviews
5 out of 5

Get to know Tunisia Sahara Sands of Tunisia

8 Day Exploration of the Highlights of Tunisia
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What's included

Departure Location
Tunis, Tunisia
Return Location
Tunis, Tunisia
Price includes
  • Accommodations
  • English-Speaking Driver
  • Entrance Fees
  • Meals - Full Board
  • Sightseeing
  • Transfers
  • Transportation
  • Water
Price does not include
  • Airfare- International
  • Beverages
  • Optional Activities
  • Personal Expenses
  • Snacks
  • Tips
  • Trip Insurance
  • DAY 1
  • DAY 2
  • DAY 3
  • DAY 4
  • DAY 5
  • DAY 6
  • DAY 7
  • DAY 8
DAY 1

Arrival in Tunis

Upon your arrival at the airport, you will be met, assisted and transferred to the hotel for dinner and overnight in Tunis. (D)
DAY 2

Tunis - Sidi Bou Said - Carthage

After breakfast, our first visit will be to the famous Bardo Museum, a renovated palace that is now the home to the largest collection of mosaics in the world. Afterwards we will visit the old Medina of Tunis, then have lunch near the ruins of Carthage. After lunch we visit the famous Carthaginian ruins, which include the Theater, Circus and Baths and also stop at the Moorish Arab village of Sidi Bou Said. Dinner and overnight at the in Tunis. (B/L/D)

DAY 3

Hammamet - Sousse - Sfax

Breakfast at the hotel then check out. Depart Tunis and drive along the beautiful blue Mediterranean Sea to Hammamet to see the castles, and souks for shopping. Continue to Sousse and Port El Kantaoui to enjoy the breezes from the harbor area. Stop to explore the ribat (fort) and Mausoleum. Enjoy lunch in Monastir then continue to El Jem, the site of another famous Roman coliseum similar to the one in Rome, and on to Sfax for dinner and overnight at the hotel. (B/L/D)

DAY 4

Djerba - Gabes - Matmata

After breakfast board the ferry to the island of Djerba (Jerba) for lunch. Djerba is a large island on the south side of the entrance to the Gulf of Gabes. Tour the island including visiting the Synagogue, Potteries of Guellala and the center of the Island Houmt Souk. Lunch will be at the Hotel Rodhes Jerba. Return to the mainland and continue to Gabes for a panoramic tour of the Oasis of Gabes, then drive to Matmata where we will see the Troglodyte houses where descendants of the Berbers still live as their ancestors did. Dinner and overnight in Matmata. (B/L/D)

DAY 5

Douz - Chott el Jarid - Tozeur

Continue to Douz where you will have time for an optional camel ride into the sand dunes, and free time. Lunch will be at the Hotel Mouradi Douz. Afterwards continue on to Tozeur across the Chott El Jarid salt lake. Overnight in Tozeur. (B/L/D)

DAY 6

Nefta Oasis

After breakfast explore the old Medina and oasis in Tozeur. Continue to Nefta where you will visit the Corbeille and the Marabout. Lunch will be at the Ramla Hotel. Dinner and overnight in Tozeur at the Ramla. In the afternoon you can go for the optional jeep tour to the mountain oasis villages of Chbika and Temerza. (B/L/D)

DAY 7

Gafsa - Sbeitla - Kairouan - Tunis

After breakfast, our bus heads to Gafsa to see the Roman pools then on to Sbeitla to see the ancient Roman site of Sufeitula. Visit the site which includes the Roman ruins of the Triumphal Arch, Public Baths, the Forum, the Gate of Antoninus, the three temples dedicated to Jupiter, Juno, and Minerva, and more. Afterwards continue to Kairouan, located about 30 miles southwest of Sousse. Kairouan is an Islamic Holy City and includes several mosques. It is famous for its leather goods and carpets. Visit the rug factory, the old city and the great Mosques of Kairouan (Okba and Sidi shahbi). Lunch will be at the Hotel Kasbah in Kairouan, then continue to Tunis for dinner and overnight. (B/L/D)

DAY 8

Departure

After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your onward journey. (B)
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  • Evette
    5 out of 5

    Bob and I loved our Tunisia trip with Caravan-Serai tours!

    January 25, 2020

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Sahara Sands of Tunisia

Price
$Call per person
Duration
8 Days