Tunisia Cultural Tour will get you to explore the best of Tunisia and its heritage. Visit Thuburbo Majus, the oasis of Tozeur, Hammamet, Sidi Bou Said and many more. Book Now!
- Every Day
- Tour type
- Pickup Location
- Tunis airports
- Physical rating
Arrive to Tunis airports, welcome by our driver. Transfer to the hotel (05-15 Km =15-30 minutes driving).
Dinner and overnight in Sidi Bou Said Tunis.
Breakfast and departure to visit thuburbo Majus (50 minutes driving = 50 Km) - one of the best-preserved sites in Tunisia. It was occupied by the Berbers, Phoenicians, and (in 27 B.C.) the Romans, afterwards converted into one of many Roman garrisons in North Africa.
Procced to Teboursouk (01H20 driving =90 Km) and lunch in hotel Thugga. Visit to the archaeological site of Dougga (ancient Thugga): covering some 60 acres and laid out on a steep slope some 2,000 feet above the plain, Dougga was known as the “city of temples.” Visit to Dougga’s theater, which today is used for its Drama festival and accommodates almost 3,500 people.
Visit to the Temple of Saturn, which was found evidence of a pre-Roman sanctuary dedicated to the Carthaginian god Gal; and the Temples of Augustan Piety and Mercury. Continuation to Kairouan (01h30 driving = 120 Km), check in at the hotel.
Dinner and overnight in Kairouan.
After breakfast, checkout and Explore Kairouan (01 HOUR): the city which rises like a dream of ochre and tawny beige, bearing in its serenity 13 centuries of Islamic culture. Behold the wondrous beauty of its mosques, the symphony of its columns and arches and the exquisite delicacy of the stone work. Visit to the Great Mosque of Uqba Bin Nafi, an important Islamic landmark and architecture which was built in the 9th century.
Next, visit Sidi Sahbi Mausoleum, which houses the tomb of one of Prophet Mohammed's companions known as the Barbe and the Aghlabids pools.
We will proceed to Sbeitla (02H00 driving-105 Km). Lunch in a restaurant and then visit the Roman ruins of Sbeitla (02H00). One of the few ancient Roman cities that is famous not only for its strategic role but also its politics and economy have played a major role during antiquity. Departure for Tozeur (02H30 driving = 170 Km): one of the famous oasis in the world which is surrounded by 200 springs. It is sheltered by a palm grove of more than 1000 ha – about 400.000 palm trees and world-renowned dates, also known as deglet nour which means “fingers of light”.
Check in in the hotel, dinner and overnight in Tozeur.
After breakfast, proceed in 4X4 to visit the Mountain oasis of Chebika/Tamerza/Midès (01 hour driving = 70 Km): In Chebika the refreshing water rushes over an imposing waterfall to form a wadi surrounded by palm trees at the bottom of a gorge. Tamerza looks barricaded by its mountain range, as if suspended on the side of a vast canyon with commanding views over the vast plains as far as the Chott and the sand hills.
Finally, there is Midès – the western – most and arguably the most impressive of these oases; which overlooks a breathtakingly high canyon. Return to Tozeur (01H00 driving = 70 Km) and lunch in Eden Palm. After lunch, departure to Douz (01H30 driving = 100 Km) the gateway to the Sahara. Then, cross the dry salt lake of Chott El Jerid and arrive in Douz, 1 HOUR Camel riding in the dunes.
Check in in the hotel, dinner and overnight in Douz.
After breakfast, proceed to Matmata (01H30 driving = 90 Km) and explore its famous troglodytes, underground houses built to protect the Berbers from the intense heat in the summer. Visit the berber Museum in Tamezret and discover the amazing history. You will Travel through the amazing life and stories. ( 01h00)
Continuation to visit Toujane (20 minutes driving = 20 Km), visit to the Berber village and lunch in a local restaurant. Departure to Sfax (02H30 driving = 220 Km).
Check in at the hotel, dinner and overnight in Sfax.
After breakfast, departure to El Jem (01H00 driving = 65 Km). Be enthralled by one of the world’s largest and most spectacular Roman Amphitheatre. Built in 238 AD, the amphitheater can hold up to 35,000 spectators. This monument illustrates the grandeur and extent of the Roman Empire.
Continue to Sousse (01H00 driving = 60 Km), the 3rd-largest city in Tunisia. The Medina of Sousse is one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Tunisia. Explore the ramparts, walls that enclose certain parts of the city and the 13th-century Ribath, an ancient rest stop for travellers. Possibility to visit the Museum of Sousse (if time permits it). Lunch in a restaurant in Port El Kantaoui. (01H30). Departure to Hammamet (01H15 driving = 85 Km), visit of the Fortress and the Medina.
Check in at the hotel, dinner and overnight in Hammamet.
After breakfast, checkout and departure to visit of Carthage (01H15 driving = 80 Km), a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the oldest Phoenician settlement on the coast of North Africa. Continue to Byrsa Hill to view the main ruins of the Punic City and some of its glorious monuments like the Thermes d’Antonin, Tophet at Salambo and Punic ports. Visit Sidi Bou Said (5 minutes driving = 2.5 Km): stroll through the narrow streets of Sidi Bou Said, a picturesque small town bordered by whitewashed houses with blue shutters and doors. Lunch in a local restaurant (01H00). Visit to Bardo Museum (closed on Mondays) (20 minutes driving = 15 Km), one of the best archaeological museums in the Mediterranean, which is especially well-known for its beautiful collection of mosaics. The museum is located in an old palace that belongs to the Beys, rulers of Tunisia. Visit the Medina of Tunis and its souks (05 Km = 15 minutes driving), which are colorful local markets. Discover the exquisite craftsmanship of Tunisia’s artisans at the souks and experience the rich traditions and cultural heritage of Tunisia in its libraries and bookstores.
Check in at the hotel, dinner and overnight in Tunis.
After breakfast, checkout and transfer to Tunis airport for final departure (05-15 Km; 15-30 minutes driving).
7 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 7 dinners
- Private Air-Conditioned Vehicle
- Accommodation 2 nights in Tunis ( 1 night in Sidi Bou Said ) based on Half board (breakfast + dinner).
- Accommodation 1 night in Kairouan based on Half board (breakfast + dinner).
- Accommodation 1 night in Tozeur based on Half board (breakfast + dinner).
- Accommodation 1 night in Douz based on Half board (breakfast + dinner).
- Accommodation 1 night in Sfax based on Half board (breakfast + dinner).
- Accommodation 1 night in Hammamet based on Half board (breakfast + dinner).
- All the mentioned transfers in air conditioned coach.
- All entrances to the museums and archeological sites following our program.
- Lunches in local restaurants including 1⁄2 bottle of mineral water.
- Excursion in 4X4 to the mountain oasis of Chebika / Tamerza / Midès.
- Private English guide during the whole trip.
- 1 Bottle of mineral water per day in the car.
- Hotel tax.
- International flights.
- Entry Visa.
- Other Beverages, tips, any personal expenses or extra not mentioned in the itinerary.
Price Per Person:
Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person per trip except during Christmas, New Year & Easter holidays.
0 - 01.99 Free of Charge
2 - 05.99 pay 25% of tour price
6 - 11.99 pay 50% of tour price
12+ pay full tour price as per adult person.
Child pricing applies to children who share rooms with their parents (Max 2 Children in one Room)
Essential trip information
“Want an in-depth insight into our trips? Essential Trip Information provides detailed information about all of that is linked to our itineraries, visa info, what is mainly included & excluded, the most important info regarding your transfers & accommodation with us, and almost everything you need to know about the amazing adventures we arrange”.View Essential Trip Information