5-Day Tunis Highlights Tour with Meals

Take a step back in time during this five-day tour through the splendid Mediterranean country of Tunisia. Visit impeccable Roman ruins, charming seaside villages, important Islamic monuments and distant desert escapes. The country’s history is sure to impress, and the heritage of its past is as alive now as ever. With the country’s impressive infrastructure and modern hotels, your stay here will offer you the comforts of home. Join this memorable Tunisian trip and discover the best of North Africa!

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS
Tunis: Tunisia’s laid-back capital boasts beautiful Islamic architecture and neighbours the famous ruins of Carthage.
Sidi Bou Said: A Mediterranean dreamland, this town is full of white walls and beautifully blue accented doors and windows along with endless views of the Mediterranean.
Kairouan: Founded in the 7th century, Kairouan is considered the Islamic capital of Tunisia.
Tozeur: The desert town is a gateway to mountain oasis and desert adventures.

per adult from

$1,083

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Duration

5 days

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  • What's included :
    • 4x Breakfast
    • 4x Dinner
    • 4x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 4 nights
    • Shared transportation as indicated in the itinerary
    • Inbound/Outbound transfers from/to Tunis-Carthage International Airport
    • All entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary: Bardo National Museum, Great Mosque of Kairouan
    • Aghlabid basins, El Djem, Carthage site.
    • Meet and greet upon arrival at the airport
    • 4 nights’ accommodation
    What's excluded :
    • Local Hotel Tax
    • Tips or visa fees
    • International or domestic flights
    • Personal expenses
    • Optional excursions as noted in the itinerary: 4X4 ride to Chebika and Tamerza, 4X4 ride to Ong Jmel
    • Meals or drinks not listed
    • Any type of personal or travel insurance

  • Day 1: Day 1 : ARRIVAL TUNIS - HAMMAMET (70 kms - 1 hr)

    Stop At: Tunis-Carthage International Airport, 1080 Tunis Cedex، Tunis, Tunisia
    Arrive at Tunis–Carthage Airport, where your professional guide and driver will be waiting for you to start your first day of discovery. Depending on your flight arrival time, the first visit will be to the Bardo National Museum, located in an Old Beylical castle in the middle of the old city of Tunis, renowned for its rich collection of mosaics. After that, you will be transferred to Hammamet, one of the country’s main coastal cities. Check in to your hotel in Yasmine Hammamet, where you’ll have dinner in the evening. (Depending on your flights' times, lunch is included either on your arrival day, or on your departure day.)
    Overnight in Hammamet
    Duration: 12 hours

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Superior Hotel Category = Mehari Hammamet or similar 5*

    Day 2: Day 2 : HAMMAMET - KAIROUAN - TOZEUR (420 kms - 7 hrs)

    Stop At: Hôtel Ras El Ain Tozeur, Bp 141, Tozeur 2200, Tunisia
    Begin your day with breakfast at the hotel and a transfer to Kairouan. Upon arrival to the holy city, take a walking tour with your guide through the old Medina. Visit the Great Mosque of Kairouan, located in the middle of the Medina and built by the Arab general Uqba Ibn Nafi in 670 AD. The site attracts thousands of local and international visitors for its magnificent architectural and spiritual value. Then visit the impressive ancient engineering site of the Aghlabid basins, where two large water basins and a few cisterns have survived the passing of centuries as they helped conserve and distribute decades of scarce drinking water resources. Lunch is included and will be in Kairouan. Then head down south to Tozeur and enjoy the evening at your hotel.
    Overnight in Tozeur
    Duration: 12 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Superior Hotel Category = Ras El Ain Tozeur or similar 4*

    Day 3: Day 3 : TOZEUR – CHOTT DJERID – DOUZ (130 kms - 2 hrs)

    Stop At: Sun Palm Douz, Zone Touristique Bp 98, Douz 4260, Tunisia
    Start your day with breakfast at the hotel and enjoy the rest of the day at leisure, relaxing, exploring the surroundings on your own, or joining an optional tour. After lunch back in Tozeur, drive through the biggest salt lake in the country, Chott el Djerid, admiring the outstanding never-ending view of white and pink mirages, also used as a filming site for Star Wars. On your arrival to Douz, the ‘gateway to the Sahara’, enjoy the rest of the day at leisure.
    Overnight in Douz
    Duration: 12 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Superior Hotel Category = Sun Palm Douz or similar 4*

    Day 4: Day 4 : DOUZ - MATMATA - EL DJEM – SOUSSE (432 kms - 5 hrs)

    Stop At: El Mouradi Palace, Zone touristique Port El Kantaoui، Hammam Sousse 4089, Tunisia
    Have a tasty breakfast at the hotel and head towards the old village of Matmata. The area contains one of the best preserved, still inhabited troglodyte houses, carved by Tunisian Berbers in the middle of the surrounding earth. A filming site of the Star Wars movie is also open for visitors in Matmata. The next stop is at the village of El Djem, home of the Roman amphitheatre of El Djem, the third largest Roman amphitheatre in the world, built around 18 centuries ago, and exceptionally well-preserved up to this day. The site was mainly used for spectator events, namely gladiator battles. After a local lunch in El Djem, continue to the Mediterranean town of Sousse, and enjoy some free time at the harbour of El Kantaoui.
    Overnight in Sousse
    Duration: 12 hours

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

    Day 5: Day 5 : SOUSSE - TUNIS (140 kms - 2 hrs)

    Stop At: Tunis-Carthage International Airport, 1080 Tunis Cedex، Tunis, Tunisia
    After breakfast, your will head directly to Sidi Bousaid, in the capital of Tunis. This charming village is known for its indigo blue windows and doors, white walls and, set at an altitude of over 100 metres, it features dazzling views over the Mediterranean Sea. Your next stop is at the neighbouring archaeological site of Carthage, located on a magnificent coastline. Although the ancient city was destroyed by the Romans, this UNESCO World Heritage Site features excavations of homes, baths and sewage systems. The other significant site in the area is the Carthage amphitheatre, built towards the first century AD and later rebuilt by the Romans. The theatre today hosts some 30,000 visitors at the yearly International Music Festival of Carthage. Then, depending on your flight time, you will either have lunch or go directly to the airport, with assistance for departure.
    Breakfast included
    Duration: 12 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offeredAirports
    • Carthage Airport, Tunis Tunisia
    Departure Time :
    Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 11/1/2020 - 6/30/2021
    Thursday: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
    • Please note that 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 flights' times, lunch is included either on your arrival day, or on your departure day.
    • We recommended arrival time be around the same as the departure (both in the morning, or both in the afternoon) in order to ensure the coherence of the itinerary as in the description.
    • 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, sun glasses, 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-253996P3

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