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Grand Tour of Tunisia

13 days from £2,960pp

Includes flights
What is tailor made? Customised itinerary | Every trip is unique | Flexible accommodation options | Designed to your budget

Itinerary highlights

  • Explore the UNESCO medina of Tunis.

  • Relax on the island of Jerba.

  • See the spectacular amphitheatre at El Jem.

  • Sample Tunisia's impressive Roman sites.

  • Take in the atmosphere of historic Carthage.

  • Visit Kairouan, one of Islam's holiest cities.

  • Take in remote desert scenery in the south.

Price includes

Scheduled international flights
In destination transfers
Activities and excursions as detailed
All accommodation
  • Tunis
  • Sidi Bou Said
  • Kairouan
  • Tamerza
  • Ksar Ghilane
  • Jerba

Itinerary idea in detail

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Includes international flights from a choice of UK airports, including London, Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle, Edinburgh and Glasgow.

Day 1 Sidi Bou Said

Day 1 Sidi Bou Said

International outbound flight , Tunis , Sidi Bou Said

Today you begin your journey by boarding your international outbound flight to Tunis. Upon arrival into Tunis you'll be met at the airport and driven to your hotel.

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Day 2 Sidi Bou Said

Day 2 Sidi Bou Said

Sidi Bou Said

Today you will be picked up by your guide and taken to explore the Old Tunis Medina. There are plenty of cafes to grab a bite of lunch here, before you move on to visit the spectacular Bardo Museum, which houses an incredible display of mosaics. Afterwards you will head over to nearby Carthage for a short visit before returning to your hotel.

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Day 3 Sidi Bou Said

Day 3 Sidi Bou Said

Sidi Bou Said

You have another full day excursion with your driver and guide today, this time to the amazing Roman ruins at Dougga and Bulla Regia - this is a long but very interesting day!

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Day 4 Sidi Bou Said

Day 4 Sidi Bou Said

Sidi Bou Said

A full day at leisure to relax at your hotel and further explore the lovely Sidi Bou Said.

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Day 5 Kairouan

Day 5 Kairouan

Sidi Bou Said , Kairouan

This morning you head south towards the holy Islamic city of Kairouan. En route you will stop and spend some time exploring the impressive Roman site of Thurburbo Majus. Arriving in Kairouan, you'll stay for two nights at your hotel.

Day 6 Kairouan

Day 6 Kairouan

Kairouan

Two extraordinary excursions today, beginning with a tour of Kairouan, including the awesome Great Mosque. After lunch, it's on to the spectacular Roman amphitheatre of El Jem, probably the most famous single sight in Tunisia.

Day 7 Tamerza

Day 7 Tamerza

Kairouan , Tamerza

A drive inland takes you to another well preserved Roman site at Sbeitla. Following an extensive tour of the ruins you continue into the desert to the picturesque town of Tamerza, where you'll stay for three nights at your hotel.

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Day 8 Tamerza

Day 8 Tamerza

Tamerza

This morning you will visit (and hike in) the mountain oases of Southwest Tunisia, including Mides, Chebika and Tamerza. After an energetic morning, the afternoon is free to relax.

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Day 9 Tamerza

Day 9 Tamerza

Tamerza

The highlight today is a charming journey on the Red Lizard steam train. Primarily a tourist journey these days, the train winds through scenic gorges and mountains to Selja station, before embarking on a return journey.

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Day 10 Ksar Ghilane

Day 10 Ksar Ghilane

Tamerza , Ksar Ghilane

A long but rewarding day, with a stunning desert drive across from Tamerza to Ksar Ghilane. En route you traverse the Chott El Jerid salt lake and make stops in Tozeur and Douz. Your accommodation for one night is an en suite tent.

Day 11 Jerba

Day 11 Jerba

Ksar Ghilane , Jerba

A remote journey for you today, taking in some dramatic mountain scenery and visiting the troglodyte / Berber settlement of Matmata, which will be very familiar to Star Wars fans! A short ferry ride to the Island of Jerba brings the long journeys to an end, giving you the chance to unwind in comfort with two nights at your hotel.

Day 12 Jerba

Day 12 Jerba

Jerba

You have today at leisure to relax and possibly visit the impressive El Ghriba Synagogue.

Day 13 International return flight

Day 13 International return flight

Jerba , International return flight

After breakfast you'll catch a domestic flight to Tunis, to catch your international flight. Your return flight will arrive the same day.

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