Departures: All Year Round
Duration: 6 Days & 5 Nights
Cost: From $1823.00 (per person twin share)
DAY 1 Tunis Hammamet
Upon arrival into the capital, Tunis, you will be met by our representatives, assisted through formalities, and transferred to your hotel. The rest of your day is at leisure to begin exploring this ancient north African city, the seafront, local shops, bars and restaurants. Or perhaps, take some time to visit the nearby Medina, Tunis’ old town. (D)
DAY 2 Hammamet – El Djem – Gabes Tataouine
Head to ancient Thysdrus, known today as El Djem, and visit the largest and most spectacular Roman amphitheatres in North Africa and perhaps the best preserved in the world. This colossal edifice, classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, seems to rise out of nowhere, and caters for an astounding 30,000 spectators. Continue onto the maritime oasis of Gabes and visit of the traditional Spice Market. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant before heading to the Berber Ksour region, where we will see the fortified Berber Castles of Ksar Hdada, Chenini and Douiret. (B/L/D)
DAY 3 Tataouine – Matmata – Douz
After breakfast today, visit one of the very best ksar (Berber villages) known as Ouled Soltane before we enter the village of Matmata. This village is not only famous as the location of the Star Wars movies but, more importantly, this area has the most extensive number of traditional troglodyte pit homes. Visit of a traditional Berber Family in their troglodyte home. Continue onto Douz, also known as “the door to desert”. In the late afternoon, you may wish to take an Arabian camel ride in the Sahara Desert (optional, payable direct). Overnight in Douz. (B/L/D)
DAY 4 Chott El Djerid – Degash Chebika – Tamerza – Tozeur
Journey across Chott El Jerid the Great Salt Lake, which divides the Sahara from the fertile north. Onto the town of Degash, and discover beautiful mountain oases. Arriving into Tozeur, enjoy lunch before continuing west into some of the country’s most spectacular mountain scenery, including the mountain oasis of Tamerza and Chebika. (B/L/D)
DAY 5 Tozeur – Kairouan – Sousse Hammamet
Head for Kairouan today,the spiritual capital of Tunisia and the fourth holiest capital of the Islamic world after Mecca, Medina and Jerusalem. Visit the grand mosque, Kairouan Medina. After a sumptuous lunch, head to Sousse where you visit the World Heritage site, Medina of Sousse. Arriving into Hammamet this afternoon, enjoy dinner and overnight. (B/L/D)
DAY 6 Hammamet – Tunis (Airport)
After breakfast this morning, transfer to Tunis Airport for your onward flight.
For the most up to date departure information please contact your local travel agent.
- 5 nights accommodation
- All meals as specified in the itinerary (drinks excluded)
- Professional, English-speaking guide
- Transportation in an air-conditioned vehicle
- Driver and guide fees
- Entrance fee to historical and archaeological sites as specified in the itinerary
How to Book
Please contact your local travel agent to make tour arrangements.