Africa - Tunisia
Tunisia – 9 days / 8 nights
Arrival in Tunis. Assistance at the airport and transfer to Tunis.
Registration at your hotel. Dinner and overnight.
DAY 2 : TUNIS – CARTHAGE – SIDI BOU SAID – BARDO – HAMMAMET
After the breakfast, departure for the Sidi Bou Saidarchaeological site of Carthage. Visit of the Antonin’s thermal baths. Travel to a « blue and white » village : Sidi Bou Said. Visit of the Bardo National Museum, and the Medina. Walk through the Souks. Continue towards Yasmine Hammamet.
Registration at your hotel. Dinner and overnight in Sousse
DAY 3: HAMMAMET – NABEUL – KELIBA – KERKOUANE – ELHOUARIA – KORBOUS – SOUSSE
Depart for Nabeul, located on the north peninsula of Tunisia, and visit the different villages. You will discover Dar Chaabanne, Korba and Mezel Témime, Kebilia (Known for its Byzantine Fort and its dry and perfumed wine made from the raisin grown in the region), Kerkouane, Elhaouria and Korbous famousEl Jem for their hot springs (seven sources).
At the end of the afternoon, continuation towards Sousse. Dinner and overnight.
DAY 4: SOUSSE – EL JEM – MAHERES – GABES – MATMATA – DOUZ – ZAAFRANE
Early departure from Sousse. Discovery of El Jem with a guided tour of the famous Roman Amphitheatre. Travel to Gabes via Sfax. Short stop for a coffee in Mahares.
Afternoon: Arrival in Matmata. Visit of the city and a cave dwelling. Departure for Douz: Land of Dunes, Gate of the Sahara. Visit of the city and continuation towards Zaafrane (29 km from Douz), installation in your camping, overnight in a tent. Dinner and dancing evening. (Dromadary ride from Zaafrane to the camping (1h30-2h00)).
DAY 5: ZAAFRANE – DOUZ – KEBELI – CHOTT EL JERID – DEGACHE -CHABIKA – TAMERZA – TOZEUR – NEFTA
Breakfast. Departure to the Chott El Jerid. Arrival in Degache. Possibility of Horse and buggy rides in the Oasis ($$). Departure to the Saharian Atlas: Chebika, Tamarza. In Chebika, visit of the amazing Oasis. Mean of transportation: Red Lizard Train.
Chott El Jerid Afternoon: Excursion in 4X4 to discover the ONG EL JAMEL region.
Registration at your hotel.
Evening: Visit of the Dar Charatte Museum and possibility of a traditionnal evening with a typical dinner ($$). Overnight at the hotel.
DAY 6: NEFTA – TOZEUR – SBEITLA – KAIROUAN – SBEITLA
Early departure from Tozeur. Short stop in Gafsa for a coffee, and travel to Sbeitla (Roman site: Amphitheatre, capitol, theater). Sbeitla is one of the best preserved sites in Tunisia, its history is little known. Departure to Kairouan “the city of 50 mosques”. The spiritual home of all Tunisians, the city itself rises like a dream of ocher and tawny beige, serene in its 13 centuries of Islamic culture. KairouanDiscovery of the city: visit of the Okba Mosque, the Aghlabites basins, the shop of a carpet dealer. At the end of the afternoon departure to Sousse and check-in at the hotel.
Two days for relaxing in one of the most beautiful sea Sousseresort of the Tunisan coast.
Possiblity of optional excursions ($$): Sousse, Monastir, Mahdia or Hammamet, Nabeul or Le cap Breton.
Transfer to the airport – Departure
Activities and tours
This trip includes
Transportation in a deluxe motorcoach on site
Accommodation of your choice
Professional guide services
24-hour emergency phone service
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