Best of Tunisia

Best of Tunisia

Tunisia

Visit the Great Mosque, the Barber Mausoleum and the Aghlabite Pools. Drive to Douz, ‘the gateway to the Sahara’, and take an optional camel ride into the dunes. Visit the Ksour villages of Ksar Haddada and Chenini before departing for Gabès via Médenine.  Head to Sousse where you will have a chance to visit the Ribat and wander round its ancient medina. 


Best of Tunisia

Day 1 : Saturday - Depart

Departure from Toronto or Montreal for our overnight flight to Tunisia.

Hammamet, Tunisia     

Day 2 : Sunday - Airport to Hammamet

Upon arrival at the Tunis airport, you will be met and transferred to the Sheraton hotel in Hammamet. Dinner and overnight.

Hammamet, Tunisia     

Day 3 : Monday - Hammamet or Port el Kantaoui/Kairouan/Sbe

Depart for Kairouan. Visit the Great Mosque, the Barber Mausoleum and the Aghlabite Pools. Proceed to Sbeïtla for lunch and then a visit to the roman site. Next, on to Tozeur for dinner and the night. Visit the Dar Cheraiet Museum in the evening.

Hammamet, Tunisia      Sbeitla, Tunisia      Kairouan, Tunisia      Port El Kantaoui, Tunisia     

Day 4 : Tuesday - Tozeur/Douz

 

Optional: Chebika/Tamerza

Today you have an optional jeep excursion to the mountain oases of Chebika and Tamerza. Return to Tozeur for lunch. Drive to Douz,‘the gateway to the Sahara’. Here you will have the opportunity to take an optional camel ride into the dunes. Dinner and overnight at the Hotel El Mouradi Douz or similar.

Douz, Tunisia      Tozeur, Tunisia     

Day 5 : Wednesday - Duoz/Matmata/Medenine /Tataouine/Meden

Today starts with a drive to Matmata. You will have a chance to visit a troglodyte dwelling before continuing to Médenine to visit the Ghorfas. Next to Tataouine for lunch in the Hotel Sangho. After lunch visit the Ksour villages of Ksar Haddada and Chenini before departing for Gabès via Médenine. Visit to the Jara spice market in Gabès. Dinner and the night at the Hotel Chems or similar.

Gabes, Tunisia      Medenine, Tunisia      Tataouine, Tunisia      Matmata, Tunisia      Douz, Tunisia     

Day 6 : Thursday - Gabes/El Jem/ Mahdia/Monastir/Sousse

Drive to El Jem to visit the magnificent Roman amphitheatre. Continue to Mahdia for a visit to its ancient Medina. Next you will travel to the old fishing port of Monastir with a chance to visit the Ribat and Bourguiba’s Mausoleum. Proceed to Sousse where you will have a chance to visit the Ribat and wander round its ancient medina. Head to Hammamet for dinner and the night at Hotel Sheraton or similar.

Sousse, Tunisia      Monastir, Tunisia      Mahdia, Tunisia      El Jem, Tunisia      Gabes, Tunisia     

Day 7 : Saturday - Hammamet/Tunis Carthagae/Sidi Bou Said

Head for the capital, Tunis, and visit the Bardo Museum. Proceed to Sidi Bou Said where you will have free time to look around this picturesque town. Lunch in Sidi Bou Said. Next, visit the Roman and Punic sites at Carthage including, Antonin Baths, Byrsa Hill excavations, Carthage museum, Tophet, theatre, and the Punic ports. Back to Hammamet.

Hammamet, Tunisia      Tunis, Tunisia      Sidi Bou Said, Carthage, Tunisia     

Day 8 : Sunday - Saturday - Hammamet

Leisure at your hotel. BD.

Hammamet, Tunisia     

Day 9 : Sunday, Hammamet to Airport

End of tour with transfer to Tunis airport for our flight back home.

*Extended long stay available, call for rates.

Hammamet, Tunisia