Tunisia – 8 Days Highlights Tunis Hammamet Kairouan

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Bucket List Group Travel > Global Bucket List > Tunisia – 8 Days Highlights Tunis Hammamet Kairouan
Overview
Start and end in Tunis! With the In-depth Cultural tour Immersive Tunisia, you have a 8 days tour package taking you through Tunis and 7 other destinations in Tunisia. Immersive Tunisia includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
Itinerary

Day01 ARRIVAL TUNIS (25 Km – 1 hrs)

Description:
Upon arrival at the Tunis–Carthage International Airport, you will be met by your professional guide and driver and transferred to your accommodation. Spend the rest of the day relaxing in the hotel facilities or head outside to explore the area and in the evening enjoy delicious dinner at your hotel. Overnight in Tunis.

Day02TUNIS – SIDI BOU SAID – CARTHAGE – HAMMAMET (40 Km – 1 hr)

Description:
After delicious breakfast you will be picked up at about 8 am. This day starts with the transfer to the picturesque Sidi Bou Said. The village is known for its white walls and blue windows and doors, and a dazzling view of the Mediterranean Sea, at an altitude of over 100 meters high. Your next stop is at the site of Carthage, located on a magnificent coastline. Although the ancient city was destroyed by the Romans, it still nowadays features excavations of homes, baths and sewage systems. The other significant site in the area is the Amphitheatre of Carthage, built towards the 1st century and later rebuilt by the Romans. The theatre today hosts some 30000 visitors at the yearly International Music Festival of Carthage. After lunch, you will head towards downtown Tunis to visit the National Museum of Bardo, renowned for its rich collection of Mosaics and location on an old beylical castle in the middle of the old city of Tunis. The day is concluded with a visit and free time in the ancient Medina of Tunis. Overnight in Hammamet.

Day03HAMMAMET – DOUGGA – BULLA REGIA – HAMMAMET (390 Km –6 hrs)

Description:
Be ready after breakfast for your pick up at 8am. The third day of this roundtrip continues to yet another one of Tunisia’s rich archaeological sites, the site of Dougga, qualified by UNESCO as a world heritage for containing one of the best-preserved Roman sites in the area. The site contains a heritage of a variety of civilizations amongst which are the Roman, the Punic and the Byzantine. Its most significant monuments are the Capitol and the Theatre. After a local lunch, you will continue to Bulla Regia a Berber, Punic and Roman town. Its surviving ruins are noted for their Hadrianic-era semi-subterranean housing, protection from the fierce heat and effects of the sun. Many of the mosaic floors have been left in place; others may be seen at the Bardo Museum in Tunis. After the visit you will be back at your hotel at around 6 pm. Overnight in Hammamet.

Day04HAMMAMET – OUTHNA – ZAGHOUAN – THUBURBO MAJUS – KAIROUAN (210 Km – 4 Hrs)

Description:
After breakfast and pick up at 8 am the tour continues to Outhna one of the Roman Empire’s oldest cities in Africa. Not much is known about Uthina, but the city had one of North Africa’s largest Roman amphitheatres, enjoyed by its cosmopolitan residents in the city’s 2nd-century heyday, and it’s still the biggest draw for today’s traveller. Then enjoy your meal in the eco village Dar Zaghouan before continuing the trip to Thuburbo Majus. Its Roman name was originally a Punic town, later founded as a Roman veteran colony by Augustus in 27 BC. Military veterans were sent to Thuburbo, among other sites, by Augustus to allow them to start their post-army lives with a land of their own. Its strategic location and access to trade routes made it an important establishment. Ruins of the town are in the middle of the countryside with no towns in close proximity. We will arrive in Kairouan for the check in at 6 pm. Overnight in Kairouan.

Day05KAIROUAN – SBEITLA – MAKTHAR – KAIROUAN (300 Km – 5 hrs)

Description:
Enjoy your breakfast and be ready for a pick up at 8 am. Sbeitla or Sufetula is your first stop in the 5th day. The Roman ruins of Sufetula, containing the best preserved Roman forum temples in Tunisia. It was the entry point of the Muslim conquest of North Africa. After lunch, you will head towards Makthar, a strategic fortress built by the Numidians in the 3rd century BC, chosen to control at that time the trade routes between Sbeitla, Kairouan, and El Kef. You will return to the hotel at approximately 6 pm. Overnight in Kairouan.

Day06KAIROUAN – EL DJEM – PORT EL KANTAOUI – HAMMAMET (250 Km –3.5 hrs)

Description:
After breakfast meet your tour guide at 8 am. As the day starts, your guide will walk you through the old Medina of Kairouan to the Great Mosque of Kairouan, located in the middle of the Medina and built by the Arab general Uqba Ibn Nafi in 670 AD. The site attracts thousands of local and international visitors for its magnificent architectural and spiritual value. The next visit is to the Aghlabid water site, where two large basins and a few cisterns shave survived the centuries after they have served during decades of scarce drinking water resources. After lunch, the tour heads towards El Djem home of the Roman amphitheatre of El Djem, the second largest Roman Amphitheatre, built around 18 centuries ago, and still today exceptionally well preserved. The site was mainly used for spectator events, namely gladiator battles. The day will finish by a short walk in the leisure harbour of Port El Kantaoui, where you will have opportunity to purchase some souvenirs or simply enjoy the scene while sipping some Tunisian coffee or fresh juice. We will arrive at the hotel at around 6 pm for check in. Overnight in Hammamet.

Day07 HAMMAMET – KELIBIA – KERKOUENE – HAOUARIA – TUNIS (260 Km – 5.5 hrs)

Description:
Enjoy your breakfast and be ready for a pick up at 8 am. This day will be dedicated to the peninsula of “Cap bon” as it is named, and known for its big production of orange and lemon, but also known for its nice cities direct on the Mediterranean sea. The first stop will be Kelibia known in Roman times as Clypia or Clupea, the town was founded by the Carthaginians as the fortified town of Aspis in the 5th century BC. The Siege of Aspis in 255 BC was the first African battle of the First Punic War. The next stop is Kerkouen one of the most important punic cities. After lunch, the day finishes in Haouaria before coming back to Tunis at around 6 pm for the last night. Overnight in Tunis.

Day08TUNIS DEPARTURE

Description:
After breakfast, and depending on your flight time, you will be transferred to the airport and assisted for departure.

Inclusions

Price Includes

  • 7 nights’ accommodation

    Day 1 and 7 Tunis:

    Superior Hotel Category = Hotel El Mouradi Gammarth or similar 5*
    Superior Hotel Category = Hotel Kasbah Kairouan or similar 5*
    Superior Hotel Category = Hotel Golden Tulip Taj Sultan or similar 5*
    Superior Hotel Category = Hotel El Mouradi Gammarth or similar 5*

  • Operated with an English, French, German, Italian or Spanish-speaking guide on a shared basis
  • 7 Breakfasts

    6 Lunches

    7 Dinners

  • Day 4 and 5 Kairouan:

    Day 2, 3 and 6 Hammamet:

    OPTIONAL EXTRA

    Superior Hotel Category = Hotel El Mouradi Gammarth or similar 5*

    All entrance fee and activities indicated in the itinerary: Sidi Bou Said village visit, Carthage city tour, Bardo National Museum and Medina of Tunis visit (Day 2); Dougga and Bulla Regia town tour (Day 3); Outhna and Thuburbo Majus town tour (Day 4); Sbeitla and Makthar town tour (Day 5); Great Mosque of Kairouan visit, Kairouan and El Djem town tour, Roman amphitheatre of El Djem visit, Port El Kantaoui visit (Day6); Kelibia, Kerkouen and Haouaria city tour (Day 7)

    Meet & greet at Tunis–Carthage International Airport (Day 1)

  • Shared transportation as indicated in the itinerary

    Inbound/Outbound shared transfers from/to Tunis-Carthage International Airport

Price Excludes

  • Flights

  • Meals

  • Personal Expenses

  • Optional activities

  • Travel insurance / Visa

  • Optional excursions
  • Tips
Tour Information
Tour Start Tour End Country
Tunis
Tunis
Tunisia
Flights
  • Arrival: Day01 before 2pm 
Fly IN Airport: Tunis-Carthage Intl. airport (Tunisia)
  • Return: Day08 after 4pm 
Fly OUT Airport: Tunis-Carthage Intl. airport (Tunisia)

 

Meeting Point
  • The group meets at the arrival airport or at the hotel on Day01.
  • More details will be provided via group chat on WhatsApp
* Minimum number of members requires for all group tour. Please confirm with the organizer before any flight booking!
Route
FAQ

I'm a solo traveler, can I still join the tour?

Yes of course, As all our tours are for solo travelers. You will travel with like-minded and fun-loving people who like to explore new destinations and activities like yourself.

I want to join with my partner or friends; is it possible?

No condition for fun! You can always join the group tours with anyone by your side either your partner or a group of crazy friends. We make sure to arrange accommodation and all other activities accordingly. Do you want to know the lined-up list of tours; please check our tour finder section for more details.

I am travelling solo, do I have to pay single supplement?

No. All trip prices are based on double occupancy rooms. You will be paired with another solo traveler of the same gender to share the accommodation. If you enrolled with another person, you’ll room with that person. Although single supplement option is available if you prefer a room for yourself. If you are interested in a single room please select the single supplement package while booking.

What are the accommodation options?

We offer luxurious hotels, budgeted motels, spontaneous camps, handy lodges and every other possibility at your destination.

What is cancellation policy?

If you cancel your booking cancellation fees could apply. A cancellation will only be effective when we receive written confirmation of the cancellation. If you cancel a trip:

More than 60 days prior to departure you will receive a full refund less deposit amount
Between 45 to 60 days prior to departure we will retain the deposit or 50% of the amount paid (whichever is greater)
Less than 45 days prior to departure we receive the right to not refund any of the costs paid

Do I need a Travel Medical insurance?

Yes, Travel insurance is required for all international trips. Insurance covers (and reimburses you) for things like trip cancellation, trip interruption, and trip delay, lost or delayed baggage, medical coverage, medical evacuation, etc.

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