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Tour Of Tunisia – 9 Days

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Duration

9 days 8 nights

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

Unlimited

Languages

English

Overview

In this fascinating nine-day tour of Tunisia you will have a chance to see the old Medina of Tunis, the ancient city Carthage, a real Sahara desert oasis, take the Red Lizard train through the mountains, and bargain at the covered souks at Kairouan

HIGHLIGHTS

  • The Old Medina
  • The Mausoleum of Sidi Sahbi
  • Ceramic workshop
  • The Ghriba Synagogue in Hara Sghira
  • Houmt Souk the capital of the island
  • Famous troglodyte houses
  • Nefzaoua and the triangular oases of Sabria
  • Chott El Jerid salt lake
  • City tour of Tozeur
  • Chébika, Tameghza and Midès – three fascinating mountain oases
  • Roman city of Sbeitla
  • Great Mosque, an important Islamic architecture
  • Phosphate Mines in Metlaoui

Itinerary

Day 1 Tunis, Tunisia
Day 1 Tunis, Tunisia

Arrive Tunis; meet assist and transfer to Hotel.

Meal(s) Included: No

Day 2 Tunis / Medina / Carthage / Sidi Bou Said / Tunis
Day 2 Tunis / Medina / Carthage / Sidi Bou Said / Tunis

Depart to Bardo and to the Medina of Tunis. Drive through the winding streets of Tunis’ old town. This is a great opportunity to see the rich cultural heritage of this old, walled city and to discover the exquisite craftsmanship of Tunisia’s artisans. In the afternoon, depart to Carthage and visit historical sites such as the ancient sanctuary of the goddess Tanit. Continue to the Moorish village of Sidi Bou Said, which has managed to preserve its old world charm and peacefulness.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 3 Tunis / Sousse / El Jem /Sfax/Gabes
Day 3 Tunis / Sousse / El Jem /Sfax/Gabes

After breakfast, depart to Sousse where you will visit The Old Medina and the Mausoleum of Sidi Sahbi before continuing to El Jem. Visit the ancient Thysdrus before driving to Sfax where you will visit the Old Town then have lunch. After lunch continue to Gabes where you will overnight

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 4 Gabes / Djerba / Gabes
Day 4 Gabes / Djerba / Gabes

After breakfast depart to Djerba where you will visit the ceramic workshop and the Ghriba Synagogue in Hara Sghira. Your tour includes Houmt Souk the capital of the island and the fishing port. After lunch you may shop for various souvenirs before returning to Gabes for overnight.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 5 Gabes / Matmata / Douz
Day 5 Gabes / Matmata / Douz

After breakfast, departure to Matmata the star of Tunisia’s south. Visit the famous troglodyte houses, carved into the rock surface. Continue to the town of Douz where you will have lunch. After lunch continue to Nefzaoua and the triangular oases of Sabria, Noail and Zaafrane. Dinner and overnight in Douz.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 6 Douz / Tozeur
Day 6 Douz / Tozeur

After breakfast, depart to the mythical town of Tozeur. You will pass by the Chott El Jerid salt lake where you will observe the vast mountains of white crystals. Continue through Kébili to arrive at Tozeur. City tour of Tozeur including the museum of Art and Culture, the old Medina and the unique palm grove. This afternoon travel by 4WD vehicle to the sand dunes of Lariguett, for an unforgettable desert experience.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 7 Tozeur / Chebika / Tamerza / Mides / Tozeur

After breakfast visit Chébika, Tameghza and Midès – three fascinating mountain oases located in spectacular and captivating sites. Take a one-hour train ride, aboard the RED LIZARD train, through the mountains to visit the Phosphate Mines in Metlaoui.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 8 Tozeur / Sbeitla / Kairouan / Tunis

Leisurely breakfast then depart to the ruined Roman city of Sbeitla. Spend time touring the ruins located at the foot of a hill by the river. Continue to Kairouan, once the capital of Maghreb and still an important Islamic centre. Visit the Great Mosque, an important Islamic architecture, the Aghlabite Pools, which represents a most important piece of hydraulic engineering of the Middle Ages. Here you may visit the covered Souks in the Medina and try your bargaining skills to garner great souvenir values. Return to Tunis for overnight.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 9 Tunis / Depart

Buffet breakfast at the hotel. Morning at leisure before departing to the airport for your onward flight.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast

Included/Excluded

  • Meeting and assistance upon arrival and departure
  • Roundtrip airport/hotel transfers
  • Hotel accommodation in the listed properties
  • Transportation in private vehicle
  • Experienced tour guide
  • Admission to listed sites
  • Meals indicated
  • Flights
  • Cost of visa
  • Meals not listed
  • Travel Insurance
  • Gratuity to driver and guide

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