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Ancient Tunisia Tour

There are some 250 Roman sites in Tunisia and we've chosen the most interesting for your private tour of Ancient Tunisia, accompanied by a professional guide, which can be arranged for a minimum of 2 passengers.

What the price includes:

  • Overnight Accommodation on Days One to Five
  • All meals from lunch on Day One to lunch on Day Six
  • Transportation in Tunisia by air-conditioned vehicle
  • All entrance fees to museums and sites mentioned in the itinerary
  • Professional English-speaking guide

Prices (per person departing 02 Dec 13 - 31 Oct 14):

The tour is available on request and the prices are based on a minimum of two passengers sharing a twin/double room.

  • 619 per person - based on a minimum of four passengers
  • 715 per person - based on a minimum of three passengers
  • 915 per person - based on a minimum of two passengers
  • 1599 - for one passenger (single supplement included).

Single occupancy supplement = 119

Suggested Itinerary:

Day One         Tunis | Bardo | Carthage | Sidi Bou Said | Tunis

Visit to the Medina of Tunis (UNESCO World Heritage Site) and the Zitouna Mosque and then visit the famous Roman collection of mosaics in the Museum of Bardo. On to Sidi Bou Said and its pretty blue and white architecture for lunch. In the afternoon an extensive tour of Carthage visiting Byrsa Hill, Antonine Baths, the Tophet and the Punic Ports. Dinner and overnight in Tunis.

Day Two         Korbous | El Haouaria | Kerkouane | Kelibia | Nabeul | Bacchus | Tunis

Breakfast. Today we travel through the region of Cap Bon - the "Garden of Tunisia". We first visit the hot springs at Korbous and then travel to El Haouaria where stone was quarried in both the Phoenician and Roman times. See the Phoenician ruins at Kerkouane before continuning on to the Port of Kelibia which has an interesting fort. After lunch we travel to the town of Nabeul - famous for its arts and crafts - where you will visit a museum. We end the day with a wine tasting tour at Chateau Bacchus, that overlooks vast vineyards in the wine producing region of Grombalia, before returning to Tunis for dinner and overnight stay at Hotel Majestic.

Day Three       Zaghouan | Thuburbo Majus | Dougga | Teboursouk

Breakfast. Explore more Roman history today on our tour visiting Zaghouan and its Temple of Waters and to Thuburbo Majus, originally a Berber village rebuilt by the Romans with a number of imposing ruins, and finally Dougga one of the most important Roman sites in North Africa. Lunch at Hotel Thugga. Dinner and overnight in Teboursouk.

Day Four         Bulla Regia | Chemtou | Ain Drahem

Breakfast. Set in rich agricultural country is Bulla Regia and important city in Roman times with a maze of ruins. We take lunch in Jendouba before travelling to Chemtou (formally Simitthus) famous for a particular red and yellow Marble greatly treasured by the Romans. At Ain Drahem you can escape from the heat of a traditional Tunisian summer in this Alpine-style resort amidst cork forests. Dinner and overnight in Ain Drahem.

Day Five          Makthar |Sbeitla | Kairouan

Breakfast. Situated at over 3000 feet, the ancient ruins of Makthar rank among the most interesting monuments in Tunisia. Continue to Sbeitla and take lunch at Hotel Sufetula before visiting ancient Sufetula, where there are extensive Roman ruins. Travel to the Holy City of Kairouan. Dinner and overnight in Kairouan.

Day Six            Kairouan | El Djem | (Your chosen resort)

Breakfast. Founded in 671 by Okba Ibn Nafaa and located in the centre of Tunisia, Kairouan by the 9th century had become a flourishing capital, housing stately monuments. We spend the morning in Kairouan and take lunch before travelling to El Djem for a visit to the magnificent Roman amphitheatre.

At the end of your tour on Day Six, why not add an extension to your holiday in Tunisia with a transfer from El Jem to either Monastir/Skanes, Sousse, Port El Kantaoui, Hammamet or Yasmine Hammamet?

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