5-Day Tunis Bizerte and Dougga Guided Cultural Tour with Meals

Go off the beaten track in Tunisia and head north to discover a different face of this diverse and historically rich country. On this five-day trip, you will have an easy going, yet exciting opportunity to enjoy a fascinating natural escape and discover a wide range of archeological treasures.

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS
Tunis: Tunisia’s laid-back capital boasts beautiful Islamic architecture and neighbours the famous ruins of Carthage.
Bizerte: Historically rich, one of the oldest cities of Tunisia with its picturesque old port and wide sandy beaches.
Dougga: This ancient city has remained incredibly preserved over centuries, and it is now a UNESCO World Heritage site.

per adult from

$1,330

AUD

Duration

5 days

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  • What's included :
    • 4x Breakfast
    • 4x Dinner
    • 4x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 4 nights
    • Operated with an English, French, German, Italian or Spanish-speaking guide on a shared basis
    • Shared transportation as indicated in the itinerary
    • Inbound/Outbound shared transfers from/to Tunis-Carthage International Airport
    • All entrance fee and activities indicated in the itinerary: Bardo National Museum visit, Utique
    • and Bizerte city tour (Day 2); Sejnene village and Tabarka town tour (Day 3)
    • Ain Drahem, Bulla Reia, Dougga and Uthina sites tour (Day 4); Carthage ruins tour (Day 5)
    • Meet & greet at Tunis–Carthage International Airport (Day 1)
    • 4 nights’ accommodation
    What's excluded :
    • Tips or visa fees
    • International or domestic flights
    • Personal expenses
    • Optional activities
    • Drinks during the meals
    • Any type of personal or travel insurance
    • Other services not clearly indicated in the package inclusions above

  • Day 1: Day 1 : ARRIVAL TUNIS (25 Km – 1 hr)

    Stop At: Tunis-Carthage International Airport, 1080 Tunis Cedex، Tunis, Tunisia
    Upon arrival at the Tunis–Carthage International Airport, you will be met by your professional guide and driver and transferred to your accommodation. Spend the rest of the day relaxing in the hotel facilities or head outside to explore the area and in the evening enjoy delicious dinner at your hotel.
    Overnight in Tunis.
    Duration: 12 hours

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Superior Hotel Category = Hotel El Mouradi Gammarth or similar 5*

    Day 2: Day 2 : TUNIS – UTIQUE – BIZERTE (110 Km – 2.5 hrs)

    Stop At: فندق أندلسية بيتش, zone touristique, Bizerte 7000, Tunisia
    Begin your day with breakfast at the hotel. After that, you will be picked up at around 8 am and head towards downtown Tunis to visit the Bardo National Museum, renowned for its rich collection of mosaics and built on an old Beylical castle in the heart of the old city of Tunis. Following the visit of Bardo, you will leave the capital driving towards the north to visit the site of Utique, an ancient Phoenician and Carthaginian city located near the outflow of the Medjerda River into the Mediterranean, between Carthage in the south and Bizerte in the North, which is the northernmost city in Africa and where you will have lunch in a local restaurant and spend the rest of the day discovering the city with your guide. Arrive at your hotel for check in at around 6 pm and devour your dinner in the hotel.
    Overnight in Bizerte.
    Duration: 12 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Superior Hotel Category = Hotel Andalucia Beach Resort or similar 4*

    Day 3: Day 3 : BIZERTE – SEJNENE – TABARKA (140 Km – 2.5 hrs)

    Stop At: Golden Yasmine Mahari, Route touristique Tabarka, Tunisia
    This day is all about natural escape. After breakfast, you will be picked up at around 8 am. The moment you leave Bizerte, you will continue on a road crossing vast green fields, mountains, barrages and an occasional panoramic view on the Mediterranean Sea. Your first stop will be in Sejnene. Famous for its unique pottery style and colors, this small village is internationally renowned for the clay designing done by its women artisans, an art that exhibits the Berber details through its structure and colors. Your next and final stop for the day will be Tabarka, a city colored not only by its nature and architecture but also by its cultural heritage of Berber, Punic, Hellenistic, Roman, Islamic, Genoese and Turkish origin. The town is dominated by an offshore rock, from which you can see all of Tabarka and its surrounding area. Lunch will be served in a local restaurant in Tabarka, and the rest of the day will be dedicated to the visit of its fort and its needle-shaped rocks falling over each other until they reach the sea, its old port and the village and local coral shops. Arrive at your hotel for check in at around 6 pm.
    Overnight in Tabarka.
    Duration: 12 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Superior Hotel Category = Hotel Golden Yasmine Mehari or similar 4*

    Day 4: Day 4 : TABARKA – AIN DRAHEM – BULLA REGIA – DOUGGA – OUDHNA – TUNIS (300 Km – 4.5 hrs)

    Stop At: El Mouradi Gammarth, B.P597 la marsa gammarth، La Marsa 2070, Tunisia
    This day highlights the historical and mainly the archeological experience of the roundtrip. You will be picked up after breakfast at around 8 am to start with the visit of Ain Drahem. Its name derived from the Roman language and it is describing the sulfurous hot springs where you will also see ruins of Roman Baths. Your next stop is Bulla Regia, in which you will have a unique experience exploring a complete and well-preserved infrastructure of a Roman city and underground buildings that were once used by the Romans as elegant homes far from the heat. Your next stop is yet another archeological richness in the area, qualified by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site in 1997 for being the best preserved Roman small town in North Africa. Its main highlights are the Libyco-Punic Mausoleum, the capitol, the theater, and the temples of Saturn and of Juno Caelestis. You will have lunch in Dougga and continue to your last archeological stop; the site of Uthina before making your way to Tunis. Uthina is significant for its half-way dug theatre seating 16 thousand spectators. Arrive at your hotel for check in at around 6 pm.
    Duration: 12 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Superior Hotel Category = Hotel El Mouradi Gammarth or similar 5*

    Day 5: Day 5 : CARTHAGE - TUNIS DEPARTURE (25 Km - 1 hr)

    Stop At: Tunis-Carthage International Airport, 1080 Tunis Cedex، Tunis, Tunisia
    Last but not least, at around 8am and before your departure, you will make the visit of the indispensable ruins of Carthage, capital of the Carthaginian civilization and the trading hub of the Middle East in ancient history. At the agreed time of pick-up, you will be taken to the airport for your return flight. (Depending on your arrival and departure flights, the first and last day itineraries may vary and lunch is either included on the first or last day of the roundtrip).
    Duration: 12 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    AirportAirports
    • Carthage Airport, Tunis Tunisia
    Departure Time :
    Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 11/1/2020 - 6/30/2021
    Monday:12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 9 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Local conditions prevalent at the time of travel may result in modifications to the tour contents without prior notice.
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Depending on your arrival and departure flights, the first and last day itineraries may vary and lunch is either included on the first or last day of the roundtrip.
    • On Day 5 we recommend you book your return flight no earlier than 2pm to be able to take part in the morning excursion.
    • 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, sunglasses, a hat and mosquito repellent can be very useful during your stay.
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • Covid-19 risk assessment of the activity completed (routes, visit of sights, possible crowds, number of people in the group, reduced services).
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

2

Organised by Tunisie Voyages

Activity ID: V-253996P5

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