10 days tour from north to south
Starting from Tunis, Hammamet or Sousse
10 Days Tour from North to South: Embark on an extraordinary adventure through time and tradition in Tunisia. Starting and ending in Tunis, this meticulously curated tour spans a remarkable 10 days, immersing you in the cultural heritage and natural wonders of nine distinct destinations across the country. From the historical treasures of Tunis to the ancient allure of Kairouan, and the breathtaking landscapes from Tozeur to Hammamet, each day promises a new chapter in Tunisia’s captivating story. With accommodations in luxurious hotels, expert local guides, delightful meals, and seamless transportation, this tour ensures an unforgettable exploration of Tunisia’s diverse tapestry. Join us on this unique expedition, where every moment is a discovery and every destination unveils a piece of Tunisia’s rich history and vibrant traditions.
About the 10 days tour from north to south
- Duration : 10 days
- Departure Time : 8:30 a.m
- Pick up : All around Tunisia (our team picks you up wherever you are in Tunisia)
- Confirmation : immediate
- Guide : Arabic – French – English – German – Italian – Spanish
- Type de transport : Air-conditioned tourist vehicle
- This Tour is approved by the Tunisian Tourist Office
- Cancellation : See Terms and Conditions
- Take advantage of a pick-up at your address where you are in Tunisia
- Discover Tunisia from north to south!
- Discover the most beautiful monuments and archaeological sites in Tunisia including those listed as World Heritage by UNESCO
- Discover Kairouan, the holy city and visit its great mosque
- Visit Tozeur and hike in its mountain oases
- Take a quad or camel ride through the dunes
- Spend a night in a tent in the middle of the desert
- Discover Tataouine, its ksours and its Berber villages and spend a night in a cottage
- Discover the 3 existing deserts in Tunisia “the Chott” the “Reg” and “the Erg”
- Visit the troglodyte village of Matmata and discover its beauty
- Visit the pearl of the Sahel, Hammamet and its wonderful beaches and El Jem and its great Colosseum
Day 1: Welcome in Tunisia
Arrival, welcome at the airport by our representative, and transfer to your hotel. Free day with the possibility of exploring on your own.
Accommodation: 4-star hotel
Day 2: Discovery of Tunis
This day will be dedicated to the exploration of Tunis, its surroundings, and its must-visit sites! The day’s visits will be as follows:
– The medina of Tunis:
This UNESCO World Heritage-listed Medina represents the economic and religious heart of the city. Enjoy getting lost in the charm of its architecture, labyrinthine streets, and most interesting monuments.
– The Bardo Museum:
Considered the richest museum in terms of Roman mosaic collections! Take the time to visit and admire its master pieces, numbering over 100! Marvelat Virgil and the two muses or the Ecclecia mater.
– The Archaeological site of Carthage:
This archaeological site summarizes the power of the Roman Empire built on Punic ruins. Explore the wonderful hill of Byrsa and learn more about the residence of Hannibal Barca, discover the Punic sanctuary, and stroll through the Antonine Baths! Take the time to visit the different components of this city with explanations from your guide.
– The village of Sidi Bou Said:
Take the time to stroll through the alleys of Sidi Bou Said, this artistic village overlooking the Bay of Tunis. Enjoy the wonderful sugar Bambaloni and don’t miss a good tea at the Café des Délices. This café, with its beauty and the view it offers, inspired Patrick Bruel to dedicate the title of his song to it.
Accommodation: 4-star hotel (Tunis)
Day 3: Kairouan the Holy City
After breakfast, head to Kairouan, a city that is both Aghlabid and Arab-Muslim! Take the time to discover all its monuments! Visit the Aghlabid basins, considered the most important hydraulic works in the history of the Muslim world. Then, take the time to explore the Great Mosque of Kairouan. This mosque was built in 670, corresponding to the year 50 of the Hijricalendar, the Muslimcalendar. It wasbuilt by the ArabconquerorOqba Ibn Nafii.
Take the time to stroll through the narrow streets of its old Medina, taste its succulent local pastry called “Les Makroudhs,” and take the time to visit its unique carpet weaving workshops.
Visits : The Aghlabid basins – The greatmosque – The medina of Kairouan
Accommodation : Hotel Kasbah 5-star (or similar)
Day 4 : Tozeur and its old medina
After a good breakfast, headsouth in Tunisia! Today is when the landscapes begin to change, the climate becomes more arid, and the atmosphere heats up! For lunch, you will have a good barbecue on the way.
Upon arrival, take the time to discover the old Medina of Tozeur. Unique for its architecture and narrow streets, this Medina hides a history and beauty worth at least an hour’swalk.
In the afternoon, explore nature… on foot or by horse-drawncarriage, go and discover its wonderful palm grove! Admire terrace agriculture, stroll among date palms and pomegranate trees, and visit the typical brick works of the region.
Visits : Gafsa – Tozeur
Accommodation : 4-star hotel
Day 5: The mountain oases
During this day, you will embark on an adventure in the mountain oases of the region. Stop at Chebika and hike with a local guide between its old village and its mountain spring. Continue to Tamerza and discover its large waterfall, then to Mides to explore its large canyons before enjoying a good purelyTunisian lunch at a typical local restaurant.
The afternoon will be an adventure in the true sense of the word. Fasten your seatbelts and get ready to digest… In a 4×4, you will cross the old Dakar Rally track through the famous Chott El Gharsa. Stop at the Ong Jmal site, admire its landscapes, cross the large hills, and conquer the sand dunes before landing in the village of Mos Espa, considered the largest Star Wars set in Tunisia.
Take the time to witness the sunset over the dunes… Admire the sun setting behind the dunes and continue for a final photo stop at the Corbeille de Nefta before returning to your hotel.
Visits : Chebika – Tamerza – Mides – Ong Jmal – Mos Espa – Basket of Nefta
Accommodation : 4* hotel
Day 6 : The hot spring and the night under the tent
Head even further south and discover more of the charm of the Tunisian desert. Cross Chott Djerid, the largest salt lake in North Africa, to the town of Douz. On-site, visit the local market, take a quad or camel ride in the dunes, and enjoy a good couscous.
Then, take on the road and rockytracks to the oasis of Ksar Ghilane! With a bit of luck, you will encounter Bedouins with their herds of camels or a Fennec crossing the road quickly. Upon arrival, take the time to bathe in the hot spring nestled in the heart of this oasis. Admire the greenery of the palm trees embracing the ocher color of the dunes.
Continue to your camp, set up under a tent, and don’t miss the moment when the sun sets timidly on the horizon.
Before dinner, attend the making of sand bread, this crispy bread prepared under the embers.
Visits : Chott Djerid – Douz – Ksar Ghilane
Accommodation : Tent camp
Day 7: The Ksours and Berber villages
Try to wake up early and witness the sunrise, then enjoy a good breakfast facing the dunes that stretch as far as the eye can see.Then, take on the tracks and venture off the beaten path. Stop in the middle of no where each time a landscape catches your eye until you reach Guermessa. Hike with your guide in this beautiful Berber village overlooking the mountain. Take the time to visit all the components… Visit the mosque, the granaries, and admire the panoramic view it offers.
Continue to Chenini, the still inhabited Berber village, which you will visit with a local guide before enjoying a good local lunch.
After lunch, still with your local guide, embark on a trek to Douiret. Cross oases, olive groves, and mountains. Meet flocks of sheep, encounter shepherds, and learn more about herbs.
Arrive in Douiret, dinner, and night in a guesthouse.
Visits : Guermessa – Chenini – Douiret
Accommodation :Ksar Jouamaa, an 18th-century granary, at the top of Mount Beni Khédache
Day 8 : Matmata and El Jem
After breakfast, departure to Matmata, the troglodyte village. Our first stop will be at the Berber village of Tamazret. Coffee break and photos of the Berber village.
Continuation to Matmata and visit to the locals where you will be welcomed with a good Roman tea, bread prepared by your host, accompanied by olive oil and honey.
Visit the famous Sidi Idriss hotel (location where some Star Wars scenes were filmed) then a visit to the Berber village of Toujane famous for the manufacture of handmade “MARGOUM” carpets and for its honey at rosemary base.
After that, continue your journey to El jem : Visit the El Jem Colosseum, the second most important after that of Rome. Without forgetting its famous museum.
After your visits, head to Sousse, the pearl of the Sahel for the night
Visits : Toujane – Sidi Driss – A berberfamily – Colosseum of El Jem – El Jem Museum.
Accommodation : 4-star hotel in Sousse
Day 9 : Sousse and Hammamet
Your adventure continues as you explore the charming coastal town of Sousse. Explore its old medina , a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Visit the Sousse Museum to learn more about the region’s history.
Explore the Port El Kantaoui, a picturesque marina.
After Lunch, head to Hammamet. Discover the old medina of Hammamet, known for its charming atmosphere.
Have a free time for sightseeing and spend your night in Hammamet.
Visits : The old Medina of Sousse – Sousse Museum – Port El Kantaoui – Hammamet Old Medina
Accommodation : 4-star hotel in Hammamet
Day 10 : Back to Tunis and end of our Services
After breakfast, departure to Tunis.
A free day according to your flight schedules. Transfer to the airport and end of our services.
Looking forward to seeing you again in Tunisia for another adventure.
The 10 days tour from north to south in pictures
Details on the price
The prices below correspond to the proposal in the itinerary. This pricing may vary based on our email exchanges and the changes you wish to make to the program. We are here to customize the itineraries according to your preferences!
Low season : 1650 euros per person
High season : 1850 euros per person