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$117.47 Day Trips & Excursions

Full-Day Kairouan and El Jem Tour from Sousse

Departure to Kairouan from your Tunis accommodation. The visit starts with the last two 9th century Aghlabite Basins which were among the greatest waterworks of the middle Ages. The basins are seen from the top of the Tourist Information Building and they form an introduction to the foundation of Kairouan and its glorious age. Proceed to visit the 7th century Great Okba Mosque, the oldest one in North Africa. The clients will appreciate the powerful and beautiful expression of faith inherent in the 9th century building. Proceed to the nearby Sidi Sahbi, to visit the 17th-19th century building with its minaret & beautiful courtyards lined with green-blue tile work & white plaster stucco. Then on to the entrance of the Medina and the guided walk through the main street of the mystic Medina up to "Bir Barrouta". Free time is given for individual discovery & shopping at the Medina. Lunch at a local restaurant.Transfer to El Jem (70 km / 1h 15mn drive). El Jem’s amphitheatre is the main attraction and is one of Tunisia’s most often visited sites. This monumental amphitheatre, built in the mid 3rd century AD (230-240 AD), is the largest Roman monument left in Africa, and ranks 3rd in the Empire after those of Rome and Verona.  Being one of the last large amphitheatres built during the Roman era, its architectural design is an improvement over that of the Coliseum of Rome, though it is not a great deal smaller.

$138.21 Day Trips & Excursions

Full-Day Tour to Carthage, Sidi Bou Said, and Bardo Museum from Sousse

Departure to Carthage, founded by the Phoenicians in 814 BC. The earliest settlements of Punic Carthage can sill be seen on Byrsa Hill, just below the renowed Carthage National Museum. Although destroyed by the Romans in 146BC and later built over by them, recent excavation has revealed the foundations of five-story Punic houses, each with its own cistern and drainage system. The most remarkable early remains are the two basins of the Punic Ports, an evidence of the Carthaginian’ mastery of the sea, which fascinated and frustrated the Romans. Another important site of pre-roman Carthage is the Tophet, a burial ground and a sanctuary of the Punic deities Tanit and Baal.Proceed to Sidi Bou Said, 5 km from Carthage (10mn drive).Sidi Bou said: Perched high atop of a cliff overlooking the Mediterranean, this picturesque village is a delightful place for a leisurely stroll through winding cobbled streets. Its trademark white walls, contrasting sky blue doors and ornate window grids, make for a wonderfully inspiring setting.  Wander around the boutiques for souvenirs or relax at a cliff-side Moorish café.After taking lunch at a local restaurant, transfer to Bardo. The Bardo museum is housed in the bey of Tunis’ former palace.  Famous for its Roman mosaics taken from archaeological sites all over the country, it is widely considered one of the best collections in the world.  Just when you think that you’ve seen the best, the next room reveals something even more wondrous!  Though the Bardo is primarily about mosaics, it also houses the most important finds from Tunisia’s archaeological sites.  Continue to the Medina (the heart of historic Tunis) one of the best preserved Islamic cities in the world. Walk through the meandering streets, viewing the architecture of some residential quarter, as well as the activity and excitement of the souks. Also see the great Mosque of Djamaa-ez-Zitouna, walking through Souk Echaouchia (Traditional cap makers market) and Souk El Attarine (Perfume market). 

$315 Multi-day & Extended Tours

3-Day Tunisian Sahara Desert Camel Trek from Douz

Day 1: Arrive in Douz Following an early pick-up from your hotel or accommodation in Douz, meet your Bedouin cameleers and begin your camel trek, you will enjoy riding the camel through the fascinating views of the golden dunes and the amazing landscape changing as the day progresses.At midday, you will have the break for lunch, while the chef will prepare a delicious meal, you have the opportunity to take photos of the impressive desert. After lunch, your journey continues to the desert camp for an overnight stay, spending the night under the starry Saharan sky, drumming around the fire following an impressive Berber dinner. Day 2: In the early morning enjoy the charming sunrise and have a Berber breakfast, then riding the camel and see some rather beautiful panoramic views. At midday will return to camp so you can watch how they prepare a traditional Bedouin lunch, this style of food is unique, so you enjoy. Soon after a tasty lunch, you will ride the camel til the sunset and also have the opportunity to enjoy the amazing sunset on top of the golden dunes. Finishing a fine day, with a marvelous dinner nearby campfire, under the millions of stars. Day 3: Waking up to the aroma of freshly brewed coffee and tasty breakfast, and enjoying an amazing sunrise. Riding the camel, discovering the incredible sides of the beautiful desert. At midday, you will have a traditional healthy lunch along the famous flatbread prepared on open fire, then continue to ride the camel through the remarkable dunes and fantastic landscape, from there, your Tunisian desert adventure will wind to a close, with a camel trek back to the initial meeting point, where your return transportation to Douz awaits.

$100 Transfers & Ground Transport

Monastir Private Arrival Airport Transfer to Tunis

Ensure a no-stress Monastir Airport arrival with a private transfer from the airport to your accommodation in Tunis. Make your booking in advance, complete with your flight and accommodation details. Round-the-clock service is available — so even if you have a late night or early morning arrival, your reservation is secure. You may conveniently book your airport return transfer at the same time! Relax comfortably as the chauffeur loads your luggage into the trunk for you, ensuring you will not have to lift a finger. As you drive along, admire the sights and views of the city, even perhaps picking out areas you look forward to exploring later into your vacation. Arrive at your accommodations in a timely manner and bid your driver farewell.

$206.16 Multi-day & Extended Tours

3 Days Jeep Safari From Sousse

DAY 1El Jem which is very well preserved Roman amphitheatre (UNESCO listed)Matmata underground cave house, stop at the viewpoint, enjoying moon landscape” and lunchWay through the Dahar Mountains marvellous landscape, stops at the view points. Going through many small exotic villages.Ksar Hadada is a kind of Berber fortified granary. Chenini is an ancient Berbers’ village stretched on the top of the mountains.Ksar Ghilane oasis is located almost 100 km deep in the Sahara Desert. DAY 2Douz is the desert “capital” of Tunisia. See again sandy Sahara desert (Grand Erg Oriental)Fatnassa - very photogenic dunes.Sometimes it is possible to take a photo with live scorpion.Shott el Jerid salt lake - the biggest salt Lake in Northern Africa. Time to buy desert roses, dates or souvenirsVisiting oasis by carriage. Observing irrigation system and specific oasis vegetation. Next check in the hotel and dinner. DAY 3Famous "Star Wars” decorations in the middle of the desertOng Jmel mountain which resembles sitting camel. The mountain was used a scenery for many films e.g. “The English Patient”.Shott el Gahrsa breathtaking views of salt lake.Chebika is believed to be the most beautiful of all Tunisian mountain oasis.Thamerza is another Atlas Mountain oasis.Sidi Oqba mosque in Kairuan short photo break break.