Day 1-2 : Meet in Tunis
Visit the medina of Tunis, National Museum of the Bardo, Carhage Archaeological Museum and the Moorish village Sidi Bou Said.
Day 3: Kairounan
Kairouan, once the Arab capital for all of North Africa and one of Islam’s most sacred cities. Visit the great mosque Sidi Oqba, the oldest place of worship still in use; and the barber Mausoleum with superb Andalusian decor.
Day 4-6: Sbeitla-Tozeur
Enroute to Touzeur visit the old byzantine city of Sufetula. Then a marvelous journey through the desert to Tozeur. We'll have two full days to explore Tozeur town, its palmerie and its surrounding desert.
Day 7: Douz-Ghilane
We depart to Douz, gateway to the impressive Sahara Desert. Then travel to Matmata where we see the famous troglodytes (underground villas used by the Berbers). Continue to Ksar Ghilane.
Day 8-9: Djerba Island
En-route to Dierba Island, we visit the Berber villages of Chenini and Douirt, then drive to Ksar Ouled Soltane to tour the 15th century granary. Continue to Tataoquine for lunch and then on to the Causway to visit Guella Village, known for its pottery. Next day is full day touring Djerba.
Day 10: Sfax-El Jem-Mahdia
En-route to Mahdia we visit the Dar Jallouli Museum in Sfax. Then a return to Imperial Rome with a stop in El Jem.
Day 11: Hammamet
We visit the Medina of Mahdia with its old narrow streets, the Cairo square, the old Fatimid mosque and the cemetery, then drive towards Monastir, once a Phoenician settlement, to visit Ribat, the best preserved Arab fortress built in Tunisia in approximately 786 A.D.
Next is a stop in Sousse to explore the Medina and its monuments.
Day 12: Hammamet-Tunis
We'll viist Hammamet in the morning, a pleasant beach town in the southeast of the northern Peninsula of cap Bon. This afternoon return to Tunis. Enjoy a leisurely last afternoon. You may like to explore the souk for shopping or relax at the hotel. Take some time to savor the beauty!
Day 13: Tunis - Depart