8 Days Tunisia Essential Discovery Private Tour

Explore the highlights of Tunisia. A variety of landscapes and sights, from Mediterranean beaches to the Sahara desert, from ancient souks to Star Wars film sets.

A real opportunity to experience Tunisia culture both ancient and modern, discover the mysterious troglodyte houses of the Berbers, the most important archaeological sites in Tunisia, The great Sahara Desert and more…

per adult from

$3,417

NZD

Duration

8 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

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  • What's included :
    • Accommodation included: 7 nights
    • 7 nights accommodation (6 Nights Hotel Accommodation + 1 Night Luxury Sahara Camping Accommodation)
    • Entrance fees (Carthage, Bardo Museum, Dougga, Kairouan, El-Jem Amphitheater, Tataouine, Matmata)
    • All activities (Horse-drawn tour in Tozeur, 1-Hour Quad Biking in Douz, 1-Hour Camel Ride in Douz)
    • Professional Licensed Guide
    • Transportation via air-conditioned vehicle
    • Meals (7 B=breakfast, 7 L=lunch, 7 D=dinner)
    • Complimentary Bottled Water during all the tour
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities (optional)
    • Insurance (optional)
    • Airport pickup and drop-off (can be arranged)
    • Hotel night on the 8th day of the tour. (can be arranged)

  • Day 1: Arrival to Tunis

    Pass By: Tunis, Tunis, Tunis Governorate
    Salam! Welcome to Tunis, capital of Tunisia. The city has two main sections – the 19th-century Ville nouvelle grid (created by French colonialists) and the eighth-century medina where all alleyways lead to the Great Mosque. You’ll explore both tomorrow. Your adventure begins with a welcome meeting at 6 pm. If you have spare time before the welcome meeting, maybe head out to sample some specialties like lablabi (chickpea soup), tajine (different from the Moroccan version), or, if you have a sweet tooth, bambalouni (deep-fried doughnut).

    Check-in for 1 night in Tunis (**** 4 Stars Hotel)
    DINNER at the Hotel

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Check-in for 1 night in Tunis (**** 4 Stars Hotel)

    Day 2: Tunis - Carthage - Sidi Bou Said - Bardo Museum - Tunis Medina

    Pass By: Tunis, Tunis, Tunis Governorate
    BREAKFAST at the hotel then Departure to Carthage, spot some of Tunisia’s most exclusive villas along the way. Explore the city with your guide, taking in ancient landmarks with sweeping views of the surrounding coastline. Learn about how Carthage was famously destroyed by the Romans in 146 BC, but excavations have revealed homes, sewage systems, and the remains of the city walls.

    After visiting the UNESCO-listed archeological site, continue to Sidi Bou Said, a blue-and-white, picturesque village that looks over the Mediterranean. Pause for lunch at a local restaurant, then return to Tunis to visit the Bardo National Museum, whose exhibits display Roman mosaics, early Islamic ceramics, and rare Phoenician artifacts.

    Make the final stop of the day in the Tunis Medina, the city’s UNESCO-listed old city. Follow your guide through the narrow streets to the Zitouna Mosque, a traditional cap-makers market, and Tunis colorful perfume market. This tour concludes with drop-off at the hotel in Tunis.

    Check-in for 1 night in Tunis (**** 4 Stars Hotel)
    DINNER at the Hotel

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Check-in for 1 night in Tunis (**** 4 Stars Hotel)


    Day 3: Tunis - Dougga - Kairouan

    Pass By: Dougga, Tunisia
    BREAKFAST at the hotel then Departure to Dougga and visit the pinnacle of the Roman presence in Tunisia. the visit to Dougga invariably begins with the Theatre, whose splendor is unchallenged by its nearness to the car park. Built-in 168 AD by one of the town’s wealthier occupants, Marcus Quadratus, the Theatre can seat up to 3,500 people.

    It is from here that you find the residential quarter, Temples, and extensive Licinian Baths, and there are some choice spots down here to photograph the Capitol.
    LUNCH in Dougga then Hit the road for a final stretch to Kairouan, your destination for the evening.

    Check-in for 1 night in Kairouan (**** 5 Stars Hotel)
    DINNER at the Hotel

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Check-in for 1 night in Kairouan (**** 5 Stars Hotel)


    Day 4: Kairouan - Tozeur

    Pass By: Kairouan, Kairouan, Kairouan Governorate
    BREAKFAST at the hotel then head out to explore Kairouan, the fourth holiest site in Islam (after Mecca, Medina, and Jerusalem). Discover more about the city with a visit to the ninth-century Great Mosque of Oqba Ibn Nafi, an important example of Islamic architecture. Many of the columns throughout the complex were taken from the ruins of cities like Carthage. On a walk through the serpentine streets of the local medina, pass the souqs and get a tasty sample of makroudh (a traditional local pastry stuffed with dates) and learn about the traditional trade of local women – rug making. Lunch in Kairouan then Continue to Tozeur for the evening.

    Check-in for 1 night in Tozeur (**** 4 Stars Hotel)
    DINNER at the hotel

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Check-in for 1 night in Tozeur (**** 4 Stars Hotel)


    Day 5: Tozeur - Tamerza - Chebika - Mides Canyons

    Pass By: Tozeur, Tozeur, Tozeur Governorate
    BREAKFAST at the hotel then departure to Visit Chebika Waterfalls
    Visit Tamerza
    Visit Mides (Canyons)
    Continue to Tozeur for LUNCH then Horse-drawn Carriage tour in the Palm Groves
    Visit of Ong jemel Star Wars desert set

    Check-in for 1 night in Tozeur (**** 4 Stars Hotel)
    DINNER at the hotel

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Check-in for 1 night in Tozeur (**** 4 Stars Hotel)


    Day 6: Tozeur - Douz - Sahara Desert

    Pass By: Douz, Douz, Kebili Governorate
    BREAKFAST at the Hotel then departure to Douz with a stop at the (Salt Lake) (Chott el Djerid)
    Your adventure starts with an amazing view, changing from lands of green palms to dunes of golden sand
    Arrive in Douz
    Visit Douz Souk and enjoy a Camel or Quad Tour
    Continue through the huge charming dunes
    LUNCH in the middle of the desert
    Continue through the sand dunes
    Arrive at Sahara Camping

    Check-in for 1 night in the Camping (SAHARANSKY Luxury Camp)
    Having a delicious DINNER at the camping and enjoying the night drumming around the campfire

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Check-in for 1 night in the Camping (SAHARANSKY Luxury Camp)


    Day 7: Douz - Matmata- Tataouine

    Pass By: Tataouine, Tataouine, Tataouine Governorate
    BREAKFAST at the camping then departure to Matmata for Underground Troglodyte Visit then LUNCH in a Berber underground house
    Continue to Ksar Hadada to visit the old castle
    Continue to Chenini to visit the 7th asleep mosque and museum

    Check-in for 1 night in Tatatouine (**** 4 Stars Hotel)
    DINNER at the hotel

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Check-in for 1 night in Tatatouine (**** 4 Stars Hotel)


    Day 8: Tataouine - Eljem - Tunis

    Pass By: El-Jem, El-Jem, Mahdia Governorate
    BREAKFAST at the hotel then Departure to Eljem
    LUNCH in Eljem
    Visit El Jem (Thysdrus) the Roman amphitheater, the third biggest & the best-preserved one in the Roman world.
    Transfer to Tunis
    Drop off at the selected hotel or location in Tunis.

    {END OF TOUR}

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    we pick up from any hotel in Tunis.
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • 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
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
    If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

14

Organised by SAHARANSKY

Activity ID: V-61036P70

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