Explore Tunisia FE01

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Discover the ancient history and culture of Tunisia as we visit key sites including Tunis, Bardo, Carthage, Sidi Boussaid, Hammamet, Cap Bon, Dougga, Bella Rigia, El Kef, Kairouan, Sbeitla, Tozeur and more...

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Key Information

Travel Style: Small Group
Start Location: Tunis, Tunisia
End Location: Tunis, Tunisia
Accommodation: Hotels
Period: All Year Round
Difficulty: Suitable for Most Travelers

About The Operator

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Years In Business: 15

Tour Highlights

-Tunis
-Bardo
-Carthage
-Sidi Boussaid
-Hammamet
-Cap Bon
-Dougga
-Bella Rigia
-El Kef
-Kairouan
-Sbeitla
-Tozeur

Description

A full day by day itinerary will be provided by the tour operator when you make an enquiry about this holiday.

Includes
-Half Board in All Hotels
-All touring, entrance fees, baggage handling and all meals as indicated
-Comfort Bus for all transfers
-Assistance Durant all the Tour By our professional Guide

Excludes
-International flights, meals and drinks not specified, items of a personal nature, optional excursions in this itinerary and all other items not expressly mentioned, tips to guide and driver.

Prices per person, based on 2 people traveling - please submit an enquiry to receive a personalized itinerary and costs.

Itinerary
Day 01. Tunis - Arrival at Tunis airport. Welcome by the guide, and then transfer to your hotel. Dinner and overnight at hotel El Mouradi Gamarth 5*
Day 02. Tunis/Bardo/ Carthage/Sidi Boussaid/Hammamet - After breakfast we start a sightseeing tour of Tunis with a visit to the to the medina (old quarter) of Tunis, which the largest in North Africa (larger than those in Fez, Algiers or Cairo). We then visit Bardo Museum, the finest museum in the country and one of the best archaeological museums in the Mediterranean region. Housed in an old palace that once belonged to the Husseinite beys, who were former rulers of Tunisia, it is especially known for its beautiful and extensive collection of mosaics that date back to Roman times. Proceed Lunch is optional. After we visit UNESCO World Heritage site of Carthage, which was founded in 814 BC and was the oldest Phoenician settlement on the coast of North Africa. Many wars were waged against the other Mediterranean powers such as the Greeks and the Romans before the city was ultimately conquered by the Romans in 146 BC. Although partially hidden due to ongoing development over ensuing years, monuments such as the Antonine baths, Roman amphitheatre and the Punic ports hark back to the glories of a bygone era, whilst some of the best relics can be found in the archaeological museum of Carthage. We continue to Sidi Bou Said Andalous village and stroll through narrow streets lined with whitewashed houses with blue shutters and doors. Here we can also check out the various art galleries or try a bambalouni (a light and crispy Tunisian style doughnut) in one of the cafés that offer superb views of the Gulf of Tunis. Then departure to Hammamet. Dinner and overnight at hotel.
Day 03. Hammamet/Cap Bon - We start our day with a Full day tour CAP BON including:(Visit pottery) – KELIBIA ( visit fortress)- KERKOUANE (visit the Punic site) LA HOUARIA and KORBOUS famous landscapes) Return to Hammamet through agricultural landscapes Dinner and overnight – Yadis Hammamet 4*
Day 04. Hammamet/Dougga/Bella Rigia/El Kef - Buffet breakfast at hotel. Departure to Dougga through Itinerary typical small and traditional village. ZAGHOUAN- EL FAHS-EL AROUSSA-TESTOUR (walk through the old village). The archaeological site of Dougga, is one of the best-preserved Roman cities in Africa. Built on an elevated site overlooking a fertile plain, it was the capital of both the Punic and Roman states. Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1997, Dougga was originally a Punic town that sided with the Romans against Carthage and was granted some degree of independence as a reward. It became an influential agricultural centre, controlling important trade routes to Carthage, on the coast. Its important marble quarries and fresh water supplies contributed to making it a prosperous and successful town. Then Continuation to BULLA REGIA (afternoon) Dinner and overnight Hotel – Le Pins 3*
Day 05. El Kef/Kairouan/Sbeitla/Tozeur - Buffet breakfast at hotel. Morning visit le KEF (mosque- fortess-basilica-old ton) then departure to KAIROUAN. You will visit the historic monuments in this ancient city, including the Great Mosque, the Mausoleum of Sidi Sahbi, the Aghlabide pools and the Medina. Continue to Sbeïtla for lunch followed by a visit to the magnificent ruins, before heading south to Tozeur for dinner. After dinner you have the opportunity to visit the Dar Cheraiet Museum with its collection of traditional costumes and jewellery. Overnight at Hotel El Kasba 5*
Day 06. Kairouan /Sbeitla/Gafsa/Tozeur - Breakfast at hotel. Visit Kairouan which is the fourth holiest site in Islam, after Mecca, Medina and Jerusalem. It is said that seven pilgrimages to Kairouan equates to one pilgrimage to Mecca. On a sightseeing tour we visit the 9th century Great Mosque of Oqba Ibn Nafi, an important example of Islamic architecture. We continue to Sbeitla to visit of the archeologically site, then direction tozeur. Dinner and overnight at hotel El Mouradi Tozeur 3*
Day 07. Tozeur/ /Douz/Matmata - Breakfast at hotel. You will visit the oasis town of Tozeur, which is lined by extensive palm groves. Then direction to Douz, the ‘gateway to the Sahara’. Here there is the option of a camel ride into the desert. After route to Matmata. Dinner and overnight at hotel Ediar El Barbar 4*
Day 08. Matmata/Djerba - Buffet breakfast at hotel. The day starts with a visit of Matmata with its lunar landscape and homes built into the earth. You will have a chance to visit a troglodyte dwelling before continuing to Djerba – the ‘island of dreams’. departure early to the island of Djerba, visit of Synagogue of el ghriba, Then an island Tour including Guellala and Houmt Souk. Dinner and overnight at hotel Djerba Beach 4*
Day 09. Djerba/Gabes/El Jem/Sousse - Buffet breakfast at hotel. Departure in direction of Gabes short break then continue to El Jem (Thysdrus) and its Roman coliseum. Though smaller than the coliseum in Rome it is in better condition and you will be able to visit the underground chambers which housed the gladiators and wild animals, then direction to Sousse. Visit of the medina and its center late afternoon. Dinner and overnight at hotel Tej Marhaba 4**
Day 10. Sousse/Airport - Buffet breakfast at hotel. Transfer to airport Tunis, Assistance for departure formalities.