Arrival to the airport and transfer. We will visit Carthage, an extended archaeological site, located on a hill dominating the Gulf of Tunis and the surrounding plain. You will also see the Tophet, the Punic ports, Antoine Baths, Byrsa Hill, the cisterns, Carthage Museum. ₋ Return to the delightful hillside town of Sidi Bou Said with its superb view over the Bay of Tunis. Then, departure to the heart of Tunis and the old Medina. You will see the great Zaytouna Mosque located in the center of the old Medina, door-to-door shops selling all types of local curiosities and stunning houses of character which are nowadays used as exclusive gift shops, art galleries and fine traditional restaurants.
Day 2: Tunis/Téboursouk
Arrival to Téboursouk, this is a great base for exploring the region. After Lunch in Hôtel Thugga, moving toward Tabarka with a stop in Bella Regia/Djerba/Dougga, an archaeological site located in the delegation of Téboursouk northwest of Tunisia. It has figured on the list of UNESCO World Heritage since 1997 as the “best preserved small Roman city of North Africa”. The place is both remarkable for its size, 70 hectares, as well as for the good preservation of its monuments. The historical richness of its Punic, Roman and Byzantine past makes it unquestionably one of the most beautiful ancient sites in the world.
Day 3: Tabarka/Makther/Kairouan
Departure from Tabarka to Makther, visit of the archaeological site or Kesra Berber City. Then off to Kairouan and Visit the medina &” Zarbia”. Check-in the Hotel Kasbah Kairouan which is located in the heart of the holy city of Kairouan. This hotel is luxurious in the inside and looks sober from the outside, blending into the Arab-Muslim architecture of the city of Kairouan. The hotel, built very recently, incorporates some old wings that have been restored, such as the Moorish café, a place of exceptional beauty.
Day 4: Kairouan/Takrouna/Zaghouan/Hammamet
Upon arrival to Kairouan, we visit the holy Islamic city Founded in 671 by Okba Ibn Nafâa, one of the most ancient mosques in the world and a monument that is counted amongst the most impressive in North Africa, the Great Mosque is the symbol of Kairouan, not only for its religious prestige but also for its historical importance and its remarkable architecture. It is in fact inscribed in UNESCO ‘S WORDL Heritage list, then we Visit the Aghlabide pool, a real water reservoir for the saint city. Off to Tekrouna which dominates a plain with a breathtaking view. Then Departure to Hammamet and check-in. Arrival to Zaghouan, an Andalusian city considered as a Roman water temple. A spring originating here supplied ancient seaside Carthage with fresh water. Then off to Hammamet for accommodation.
Day 5: Cap Bon/Tunis
Departure to visit Dar Sébastien Hammamet, Previous property of the Roman millionaire Georges Sébastien who ceded it to the Tunisian State to turn it into an International Cultural Center. Moving to Visit to the city of Nabeul Located in the South, the city is renowned for its fine ceramics and busy “Friday Market”. It Has a captivating charm with its basketry and the Medina. Visit of the Museum to see some Roman Mosaics and a collection of Terra cotta. Continuing to Visit the city of Kelibia , founded by the Carthaginians as the fortified town of Aspis in the 5th century B.C; Having a recently-restored fort overlooking the harbor, The city is also a Fishing Port and home of Tunisia’s National Fishing School.; then, Visit of Kerkouane, The city is located at the tip of Cap Bon on a cliff that dominates the sea and has the largest Carthaginian site yet uncovered in a remarkable state of preservation. Departure for the charming town of El Haouaria ₋ is perched high on the rugged headland of Cap Bon, surrounded by a turquoise sea. The view from over the sea and its breaking waves is truly awe-inspiring.
Day 6: Tunis
Departure to Tunis airport with 1 stop in Bardo Museum. Visit the suburbs of the capital and the Bardo Museum. This museum was originally a Hafside Palace, built in the 13th century and over the years it has been restored and now displays some of the finest Roman mosaics and other priceless treasures from various territories throughout Tunisia. This superb example of Arab-Moslem architecture and decoration features vaulted ceilings, galleries and cupolas.