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Trips available to Egypt, Greece, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Malta, Morocco, Portugal, Sicily, Spain,  Tunisia, Turkey, and UAE

TUNISIA - LAND ONLY
2018
7 Days
DAILY
departures

Also available Tunisia 6 and 8 days

You will be traveling with regular passengers, but paying travel agent rates

TUNIS / EL JEM / SFAX / MATMATA / DOUZ /
CHOTT EL JERID / TOZEUR / CHEBIKA / TAMERZA / GAFSA /
KAIROUAN / CARTHAGE / SIDI BOU SAID / TUNIS

 Day 1    Tunis     Arrive Tunis -  WELCOME TO TUNISIA !!!
After you arrive, clear customs and pick up your luggage you will be met by our representative.  That person will be holding a sign with your name on it.  From the airport you will be transferred to your hotel in Tunis.

Afternoon at leisure.
     Overnight HOTEL EL MOURADI AFRICA, Tunis

 Day 2  Tunis / El Jem / Matmata /,Gabes / Douz
After breakfast met with your guide and driver at the hotel.  Depart directly to EL DJEM. Visit the magnificent amphitheatre considered as one of the three major Roman coliseums in the world after Rome and Capoue.

Continue through the marine oasis of GABES for MATMATA, Berber village which exceptional panorama and troglodyte homes lie in a surrealist calm.

After a Berber lunch at the hotel, visit a home carved in the mountain and have a photo stop.

Finally, continue on to DOUZ, guardian of the Grand Erg and magnificent green oasis at the gate of the desert. (b,l,d)
        Overnight HOTEL SAHARA , Douz

Day 3  Douz / Chott El DJerid / Tozeur
After breakfast, OPTIONAL camel ride. 

Depart for crossing of CHOTT EL DJERID towards TOZEUR, with a photo stop in this large salt lake endlessly extending its legendary mirages, superb alchemy of Sahara elements.

Upon arrival at Tozeur, visit Medina.

Check in for lunch at the hotel.

Afternoon visit Ong Djemel by jeep. (b,l,d)
   Overnight HOTEL PALM BEACH, Tozeur

Day 4  Tozeur / Chebika / Tamerza / Gafsa / Kairouan 
After breakfast take a jeep excursion to discover the fascinating “Oasis Mountains “.  Visit Tamerza waterfalls and Chebika canyons.  

Proceed to MIDES and GAFSA.

Stop for lunch in Gafsa.

Proceed to KAIROUAN, the holy city and first North African Islamic city. A short break will enable you to stroll about the colourful souks of the Medina, where you may at length test your bargaining talents.

Arrival Kairouan, visit the Medina, the Raqqada Museum, the Barber Mausoleum or Sidi Sahib, named the three doors Mosque, and built in XVIIth century in memory of Sidi Sahib, companion of the prophet Mohammed. 

Visit Bir Barrouta, and the Aghlabite pools, built in IXth century.

Continue to the Medina souks and the bazaar of famous Kairouan carpets, jewel of Tunisian handicrafts.

Return to the hotel. (b,l,d)
     Overnight HOTEL LA KASBAH, Kairouan

 Day 5   Kairouan/Sousse/Port El Kantaoui/Tunis
After breakfast visit the Great Mosque, the mausoleum Barbier and the Aghlabythes pools. 

Continue to SOUSSE and visit the Medina and Fort de Sousse.

Depart to Tunis.(b,l)
    Overnight HOTEL EL MOURADI AFRICA, Tunis

 Day 6  Tunis / Carthage /Sidi Bou Said / Tunis
Breakfast at hotel.

Visit Mosque Ezitouna (if open, you can enter on it) and visit the ancient medina.

Proceed to Bardo museum and the Medina.

Lunch in restaurant in Tunis in the Medina or in suburbs.

Depart to visit CARTHAGE. Visit the ruins of the Phoenician and Roman civilizations both lie open to the sun and wildflowers.  Declared a national monument the town of Carthage and nearby Salammbo abound in vestiges of  the Punic and Roman empires, baths, dwellings, mosaics, temples, shrines and the fabulous naval port of the Carthaginians.

Depart to visit the village of SIDI BOU SAID where you discover the typical Tunisian life style.   Have a free time for shopping and or a coffee break. (b,l)

Return to Tunis.
      Overnight HOTEL EL MOURADI AFRICA, Tunis

 Day 7    Tunis
After breakfast at hotel. (b)

Transfer from the hotel to the Tunis Carthage airport for your departure flight

 INCLUSIVE FEATURES:
All transfers and sightseeing by PRIVATE CAR AND DRIVER as per itinerary
Breakfast daily, 5 lunches and 3 dinners
All 5 star hotels, one 4 star in Douz (or similar) as per itinerary
English speaking guide during the tour.
All taxes and service charges

Not included; hotel tax to be paid directly to the hotel

 COSTS PER PERSON
based on double occupancy
Travel agents from        $ 1300.00 (US)

Companions from         $ 1400.00 (US)

Single supplement        $   150.00 (US)

 

B O N      V O Y A G E!!!

 

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