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The Wonders of Southern Tunisia Adventure 9Days/8Nights ( Comfort)

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8 Days
Availability : Jan 21’ - Dec 23’
Tunis
Tunis
Min Age : 1
Max People : 15
Tour Details

Embark on an 9 days trip to discover and visit all seven of Tunisia’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites – Dougga, Kairouan, the medinas of Sousse and Tunis; the Punic remains of Kerkuane, magnificent Carthage, and El Djem, the most significant Roman amphitheater in North Africa.

The Wonders of Southern Tunisia Adventure 9Days/8Nights ( Comfort)

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Duration: 9 days

Start: Tunis 

End: Tunis 

Departure: Everyday

Age Limit: 5 years and above 

Departure point: Airport pick-up

Arrival point:  Airport drop-off

Special instructions: please contact across Africa tours & travel to confirm your departure details at least one week before your first day of the visit.

Price Includes

  •  Accommodation in the hotels mentioned in half board
  • Welcome to the airport and transfer to your hotel in Tunis on the 1st day
  • A private A/C vehicle for seven days
  • The services of a driver approved by the Tunisian Tourism Office for seven days
  • The services of an English-speaking licensed tour guide for seven days
  • Midday Lunches during the whole tour
  • Entrance fees to all archeological sites and museums mentioned in the program
  • Masks and disinfectant gel in the vehicle
  • Fuel, parking, and highway fees
  • Our assistance 24/24

 

Price Excludes

  • Flights
  • Cancellation and répartition insurances
  • Drinks and personal expenses
  • Extra activities booked onsite
  • Tips
Itinerary

Day 1Arrive in Tunis

On arrival at the Tunis Carthage airport, our driver will be waiting for you with a sign bearing your name. Later transfer your to your hotel for overnight.

Accommodation: 4* hotel in Tunis
Meal Plan: Dinner

Day 2Discover Tunis – The Roman heritage

Today you will have a city tour through the archeological sites in Tunis, first stop will be at the old medina of Tunis (Unesco world heritage site) and the Bardo Museum (2 nds most crucial museum after the one of Cairo regarding its Romain mosaic collection). Then continue to the archeological site of Carthage and discover the Roman ruins (Byrsa hill – Punic sanctuary – Antonine baths – Punic harbor…etc.).Stroll in the alley of Sidi Bou said (The blue and white village overviewing the bay of Tunis)

Accommodation: 4* hotel in Tunis
Meal Plan: Breakfast and Dinner

Day 3Kairouan the holy city and the Unesco heritage

After breakfast, depart to Kairouan, the holy city of Tunisia and visit the great mosque (Okba Ibn Nafaa Mosque). Continue to the old medina which is inscribed as the Unesco world heritage site. You willalso stop at Aghlabid basins, considered as the most important hydraulic works in the history of the Muslim world. Proceed to Mausoleum of the barber,the barber of the prophet. Lunch will be served in one of the local restraunts. After the meal, free time to walk in the old medina and visit Bir Barouta. (a holy well according to the legend related to Zemzem in Mecca) Dinner and overnight at the hotel Kasbah 5 * hotel.

Accommodation: 5* hotel
Meal Plan: Breakfast and Dinner.

Day 4Sbeitla archeological site and Tozeur

After breakfast, head to the archeological site of Sofetula . Continue to Tozeur, visit of the old medina. Walk in its streets for around 1Hr with your guide discovering its history and architecture. The city is also known as the city of oases and palm groves. Here you can participant in an optional Carriage ride (Not included and paid on-site) . Lunch will be served in Gafsa. After lunch, visit the museum of Dar Chraiet, which summarizes the traditions of Tozeur in particular and the region of Djerid in general

Accommodation: 4* hotel in Tozeur
Meal Plan: Breakfast and Dinner

Day 5The mountain oases and the Star wars decors

After breakfast, depart to Chebika, the destination of many filmmakers. Hike for around 40 minutes with an English speaking local guide to visit the ancient village and the source of water that springs from the side of the mountain. Continuation to Mides to admire its Canyons. Then head to Tamerza to admire its waterfall. Lunch included in a typical restaurant. After the meal, we will go to the largest and most known Star Wars site in Tunisia (Mos Espa village). To get there, fasten the belts, we will cross the famous salt lake of Chott El Gharsa, the big sand dunes and rocky obstacles. By the end of the day, witness an amazing Sunset in front of the Star Wars sets. Stop by the famous basket of Nefta to enjoy a good tea and admire the landscape

Accommodation: 4* hotel in Tozeur
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 6The night under a tent

After breakfast, head to Ksar Ghilane, crossing the salt lake of Chott Djerid (The largest salt lake in the North of Africa with more than 5000 square km), we will also go through a petrified sand the site, and you will discover a method of cooling hot water in southern Tunisia used to irrigate the palm grove. In Douz, the desert gate, enjoy free time to visit the souk and the possibility of a quad ride or dromedary in the dunes (extra and not included). Lunch at a local retsraunt then, continue to Ksar Ghilane. Arrive at the oasis where the other color of the sand embraces the greenery of the palm trees. In the center of the oasis, there is a hot spring, or you can swim. Before sunset, we will be in front of the camp with a unique landscape where you will admire the sun hiding shyly at the horizon, and the sand extends as far as the eye can see. Settle in your tent, and around 19h, enjoy a demonstration of sand bread making (bread prepared under the embers). Dinner and free time to admire the stars. Night under the tent.

Accommodation: Zmela Camp or similar
Meal Plan: Breakfast and Dinner

Day 7The Underground house and El Jem Coliseum

Depart to Matmata, the troglodyte village. Stop at the Berber village of Tamazret to take pictures and enjoy a good rosemary tea. Continue to visit a house dug under the ground. Our host will welcome us with a good tea served with olive oil and honey. Then to El Jem to visit its marvelous Roman Amphitheater (considered the second most important after that of Rome) and visit its museum. Lunch stop will be made at local restaraunt. After visiting these monuments, depart to Sousse diner and overnight.

Accommodation: 4* hotel in Sousse
Meal Plan: Breakfast and Dinner

Day 8Sousse and Hammamet

After breakfast, visit the old medina of Sousse, Sousse archeological museum, Port El Kantaoui. Lunch stop will be at a local restraunt. After you lunch, you will head to Hammamet and visit its old medina. We will drop you off to Tunis for you onward flight back home or at your place of accommodation.

Accommodation: 4* Belvedere Fourati or similar
Meal Plan: Breakfast

Day 09Departure

Drop off at the airport as per your flight schedule. End of tour services!

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