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Overview
Day 1: Arrival Tunis Airport, Hotel in Tunis (05-15 Km) Day 2: Tunis, Carthage, Bardo Museum, Medina Tunis, Sousse (195 Km) Day 3: Sousse, El Jem, Matmata, Douz (420 Km) Day 4: Douz, Tozeur, Ong Jmel, Tozeur (250 Km) Day 5: Tozeur, Chebika, Tamerza, Mides, Tozeur (150 Km) Day 6: Tozeur, Sbeitla, Kairouan, Hammamet (365 Km) Day 7: 1 Day Cap Bon : Kerkouane, Kelibia, Nabeul, Hammamet (270 Km) Day 8: Hotel in Hammamet, Tunis Airport (65 Km)

Program Type

Private touring

Vehicle Type for Touring

Car or Small Van AC

Detailed Itinerary

Arrival at Tunis airport, assistance and transfer to the hotel in Tunis (15-30 Minutes driving = 05-15 Km) ₋ Check in, dinner and overnight in the hotel.

After Breakfast, checkout and explore Carthage (UNESCO World Heritage Site) (15/30 minutes driving = 10/20 Km), the capital of ancient Carthaginian Empire. Visit Byrsa Hill to see the ruins of Roman buildings and Carthage Museum. See the Tophet, wherae urns containing the ashes and milk teeth of 8th century BC children have been unearthed. Visit Antonine Baths, a huge Roman bath complex on the edge of the Mediterranean, visit the theatre and Punic Port
Continuation to Sidi Bou Said (5 minutes driving = 5 Km): stroll through the narrow streets of Sidi Bou Said, a picturesque small town bordered by white-washed houses with blue shutters and doors. Check out the various art galleries and try some mint tea in one of the traditional street cafes while enjoying the superb view of the gulf of Tunisia. Then, spend some leisure time to indulge in shopping. ₋ Lunch in local restaurant (01H30)
Visit of Bardo Museum (closed on Mondays) (30 minutes driving= 15 Km) = 20) one of the best archaeological museums in the Mediterranean, which is especially well known for its beautiful collection of mosaics. The museum is located in an old palace that belongs to the Beys, rulers of Tunisia ₋ Next, visit to Tunis’ Medina (10 minutes driving = 5 Km) where we will see the “old Tunisia” which includes the Medina, the ‘European’ quarter built at the beginning of the 20th century and the new modern suburbs. For more than 500 years, the Medina has been the historic heart of Tunis and UNESCO has classified it as a World Heritage Site due to its fascinating and exotic maze of streets.
We will continue to Sousse (01H30 driving = 150 Km), installation in the hotel, dinner and overnight.

After breakfast, visit of the Medina of Sousse which is one of the finest, charmed & relaxed places in Tunisia (10 Km).
Departure to El Jem (01H00 driving = 70 Km), enthralled by one of the world’s largest and most spectacular Roman Amphitheatre. Built in 238 AD, the Amphitheatre can hold up to 35,000 spectators.
Next, we will go to Matmata (02H30 driving = 250 Km): that was the setting for the film Star Wars. This village, named after the Berber tribe that inhabits the region is the largest of the troglodyte communities.
Lunch in a troglodyte restaurant (01H00) ₋ Departure to Douz (01H30 driving = 90 Km), which is a small town that appears to be plopped down amidst the dunes that is known as the "gateway to the Sahara". In ancient times, it was an important stop on the trans-Saharan caravan routes.
Check in in hotel in Douz, dinner and overnight.

After Breakfast, 1 Hour Camel riding in the dunes.
Departure to Tozeur via Chott El Jerid (01H45 driving = 120 Km) stop for photo in Chott El Jerid (its sunbaked surface, composed of a hard crust of sodium chloride, conceals sources of underground water and the area has a vivid red color due to the high iron content.)
Installation in the hotel and lunch buffet. ₋ At 14H00: Departure by 4X4 cars to visit Nefta and ONG JEMEL, the famous place where STAR WARS movie was made (65 Km = 01H00 driving). Return to the hotel in Tozeur (65 Km = 01H00 driving), dinner and accommodation.

After Breakfast, proceed in 4X4 to visit the Mountain oasis of Chebika/Tamerza/ Midès (01H15 driving= 70 Km).
In Chebika, the refreshing water rushes over an imposing waterfall to form a wadi surrounded by palm trees at the bottom of a gorge. ₋ Tamerza looks barricaded by its mountain range, as if suspended on the side of a vast canyon with commanding views over the vast plains as far as the Chott and the sand hills. ₋ Finally, there is Midès - the western – most and arguably the most impressive of these oases which overlooks a breathtakingly high canyon. Return to the hotel (01H15 driving = 70 Km) and buffet lunch. ₋ In the afternoon, visit the Medina of Tozeur and Dar Cherait museum (02H00 visit = 5 Km).
Dinner with Tunisian show in Eden Palm (minimum 20 Pax) or Douar Hafsi in Tozeur.

After breakfast checkout and departure to visit Sbeïtla (2 Hours driving = 170 Km): one of the few ancient Roman cities that is famous not only for its strategic role but also its politics and economy have played a major role during antiquity. Proceed to Kairouan (01H30 driving = 105 Km), one of the holiest sites in Islam and the spiritual home of all Tunisians. Explore Kairouan, the city which rises like a dream of ochre and tawny beige, bearing in its serenity 13 centuries of Islamic culture. Visit of the Great Mosque of Uqba Bin Nafi, an important Islamic landmark and architecture which was built in the 9th century (01H00 visit). Lunch in hotel La Kasbah 5* Kairouan (01H00), next visit Sidi Sahbi Mausoleum, which houses the tomb of one of Prophet Mohammed's companions known as the Barber Visit the Aghlabiden pools (01H30 visit) ₋ Continuation to Hammamet (01H15 = 90 Km), check in, dinner and accommodation

Breakfast and departure to visit Hammamet and its Medina (10 Km) ₋ Departure to visit Nabeul (30 minutes driving = 20 Km): important handicrafts center most famous for pottery, distilled water from orange flowers, its roses and jasmine plants. It is a great town of trade with many specialties: pottery, matting of rush, embroidery, wrought iron. Continuation to Kelibia (1 Hour driving = 60 Km), visit of a charming fishing port close to a historic vestige and beautiful beaches, this lively fishing port is noteworthy for its 12th century fort overlooking a magnificent panorama of the sea from the top of a hill. Visit of Kerkouane (40 minutes driving = 40 Km): on this archaeological site on the seafront are the best-preserved remains of the Carthaginian civilization: the ruins of a small city, with houses, a temple and ramparts. Lunch restaurant (FISH Menu) and visit of El Haouaria situated at the tip of the Cap Bon peninsula, a pretty blue and white village adjacent to imposing mines dating from Antiquity, the GROTTES (15 minutes driving = 15 Km). Return to the hotel in Hammamet (02H00 driving), dinner and accommodation.

Breakfast ₋ Departure to the international airport of Carthage (01H00 driving = 65 Km)

End of our services

Inclusions
  • Meet & assist by our representative of the agency in the airport.
  • Number of accommodation nights in the chosen hotel according to package.
  • Airport Transfers up APT – HTL – APT.
  • All visits and excursions mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Entrance fees to tourist sites mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Lunches in local restaurants including ½ bottle of mineral water
  • Transportation in modern air-conditioned vehicles.
  • 1 Bottle of mineral water every day in the car
  • Services of our professional English, French or Italian speaking guides in private tours.
  • Tunisian hotel tax
Exclusions

  • International / Domestic Airfare
  • Optional activities
  • Other meals, drinks, tips and other personal expenses or services not specified on the program
  • Personal equipment
  • Travel insurance
  • Gratuities
  • Voluntary tips for guides or drivers
  • Travel and medical insurance
  • Any items not mentioned as included

Notes

Hotel Accommodation or Similar:

  • Le Palace * or Ramada Plaza 5* Tunis or similar
  • Sousse Palace 5* Sousse or similar
  • Sahara Douz or Sun Palm 4* Douz or similar
  • Ksar Rouge 4* Tozeur or similar
  • Le Royal 5* or Laico 5* Hammamet or similar

Child & Baby Policy:

  • Baby under 2 years = Free of charge
  • 1 child (2-12 years) in parent’s room = Prices available on request

Christmas dinner (24/12) & Sylvester dinner (31/12) are obligatory and with SUPPLEMENT. Price available on request

Trip Highlights

Tunis – Carthage – Sousse – Douz – Tozeur – Kerkouane – Hammamet

Departure Period

15 Jun, 2021 to 31 Aug, 2021
AUD 2,612 P P twin share
AUD 2,965 P P single

01 Sep, 2021 to 31 Oct, 2021
AUD 2,505 P P twin share
AUD 2,805 P P single

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