Tunisia: 5-Day Private Discovery Tour

Tunisia is among the most visited countries in Africa. Its landscapes, beaches, the Sahara Desert, and the ruins from the ancient Roman and Phoenician civilizations attract millions of tourists each year. However, the tourism industry in the country has been suffering in the last decade due to the 2011 Revolution, the 2015 terrorist attacks, and the recent coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Explore the highlights of Tunisia including a variety of stunning landscapes and sights. From Mediterranean beaches to the Sahara desert, to ancient souks and Star Wars movies sets, this private tour is a chance to get an overview of the real Tunisia. tunisia tour

For many international tourists, going on vacation to Tunisia means enjoying a crystal clear sea and golden sand. The island of Jerba and the coastal areas of Zarzis and Gabes are among the country’s most popular destinations, accounting for the highest number of overnight stays by international tourists in 2019.

Visitors also flock to historical sites of Tunisia to learn more about the country’s past. The Archeological Site of Carthage, which includes the vestiges of the ancient Phoenician and Roman civilizations, is the most visited attraction in the country, together with the Amphitheatre of El Jem and the Bardo National Museum in Tunis.

 

Discover the highlights of Tunisia in this comprehensive private 5-day tour tunisia tour

Relax, as your meals and accommodation throughout the tour are catered for including delicious traditional breakfasts and lunches and dinners in various stunning locations.

On the first day, you will be picked up from your hotel in Tunisia and will visit ‘El Jem’, a well-preserved Roman amphitheater. You will then head to Kairouan to visit the 9th century Aghlabid basins and then head on to marvel at the spectacular Grand Mosque, the oldest in North Africa. Your expert guide will provide an overview of the history and Tunisian traditions and you will spend the night in Tozeur.

On the second day, you will visit the breathtakingly beautiful Chebika and Tamerza waterfalls before heading to see the natural spectacle of the Mides Canyons. In the afternoon, you will enjoy a horse-drawn carriage tour in the Palm Groves before heading to the desert, where you can see the movie set where they filmed star wars – perfect for any film fans! Afterward, you will head to Douz with a stop to view the salt lake on the way. At Douz, you can see the famous winding lanes of the souk markets and enjoy either a camel or quad bike tour through the desert sands.

The third day is for heading into the Sahara desert, an incredible arid landscape full of tall dunes. Enjoy lunch looking out over the plains before checking in to the luxury desert campsite. The evening here will be spent enjoying delicious traditional food and listening to drumming as you warm yourself around the campfire. tunisia tour

On the fourth day of the trip, you will head to Matmata to visit the ‘Troglodyte’ Berber town. Here you can see the famous underground structures where many people still reside today. Continue onwards to  Ksar Hadada to visit the ancient castle there before stopping by Chenini to visit the ‘7th Asleep’ mosque and museum. You will then spend a restful evening in Tataouine.

The last day will involve you indulging in some shopping at the winding Jara Souk where you can purchase some souvenirs from this amazing trip. You will be dropped back at your hotel, satisfied in the knowledge that you have truly discovered the real Tunisia.

 

Includes
  • 4 nights of accommodation. This includes 3 nights in a hotel and one night in a luxury campsite in the desert
  • Entrance fees to all attractions mentioned
  • All activities mentioned
  • Professional driver and guide
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Meals during your time on the tour
  • Complimentary assistance during the tour with satellite communications
  • Bottled Water
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
Highlights
  • Discover Tunisia’s best sites on this comprehensive 5-day tour with a private guide
  • Relax as your food, transport and accommodation is catered for
  • See the desert movie set where they filmed Star Wars
  • Camp in the desert in a luxury campsite and spend the evening by a bonfire under the stars
  • Enjoy a quad biking trip and camel ride through the desert sand dunes

 

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