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Perfect tour to discover all the Star Wars filming locations in Tunisia and discover the planet Tatooine, Mos Espa, Mos Eisley, and The Lars homestead.

Discover the charm of Djerba island and the exuberant oases in Tozeur, Chebika, Tamerza and Nafta.

Admire stunning landscapes at the Salt Lake Chott El Djerid and explore the Berber villages Chenini Tataouine and the troglodytes of Matmata.

Visit the Roman amphitheater in El Djem and the great mosque of Kairouan.

It’s an amazing adventure for Star Wars enthusiats, you should live at least once in your lifetime.

Details of Star Wars Tour

Departure & Return Location

Tunis Carthage International Airport 

Departure Time

The following day after your arrival at 07:30 am.

Price Includes

  • Airport transfer in / out
  • 07 Nights at the mentioned hotels or similar of the same category
  • Meals mentioned in the program
  • Visits mentioned in the program
  • Entrance fees
  • Professional local guide during the tour
  • Transport in air-conditioned vehicle.
  • Local taxes

Price Excludes

  • The airfare
  • Drinks
  • The optional excursions or visits
  • Tips
  • Single room supplement
  • Christmas and New Year's Eve dinner supplement.

Important

  • The dinner on the arrival day and the breakfast on the day of the departure will depend on flight schedules
  • The itinerary could be made in two directions
HIGHLIGHTS
  • Visit to all filming locations of the Star Wars in Tunisia
  • Suitable Tour for families with children
  • Rich Program combined with cultural visits

NOTE

The tour could start from any other international airport in Tunisia and the itinerary could be modified and adapted to fit your needs. 

Itinerary of Star Wars Tour

DAY 1ARRIVAL TO TUNISIA

Arrival at Tunis airport, assistance by the tour guide and transfer to Sousse.

Dinner and overnight  at Sousse Palace hotel or similar

DAY 2: DJERBA ISLAND AND THE HOUSE OF BEN

  • Breakfast at the hotel and departure to El Djem city.
  • Visit to the famous Roman amphitheater ranked 3rd in the world with a capacity of 35000 spectators.
  • Drive to Gabes, a coastal oasis, visit “Jara” the ancient spice market, and Henna plants (a vegetal tint used by Berber women in the traditional wedding).
  • After lunch, drive to the island of Djerba via the Ferry.
  • Arrival at the fishing village Ajim on the island of Djerba.
  • Visit the filming locations; Mos Eisley (Episode IV and House of Ben – Episode IV) and the site Sidi Jmour located on a beautiful virgin beach (Anchorhead, Mos Eisley – Episode IV).
  • Drive to the hotel, dinner, and overnight at Welcome Meridiana 4* hotel or similar.

DAY 3: THE BERBER KSARS AND THE SLAVE QUARTER

  • After breakfast, departure to discover the island of Djerba.
  • Visit Guellela, the famous pottery village with its underground clay quarries.
  • Explore the local Museum of Arts and popular traditions.
  • Drive to Erriadh village and visit La Ghriba, one of the oldest Hebrew synagogues in the world. It is Djerba’s Jewish community pilgrimage site (During the religious holidays of the Jewish community of Djerba, the visit of the synagogue will not be possible).
  • After that, we continue to Houmt-Souk, the capital of the island.
  • Discover the fish market where auctions are organized every morning.
  • Delve into some of the old Foundouks, former residences for camel drivers transformed into charming hotels conserving the typical architecture of the island.
  • Visit Souk Errbaa, an old traditional covered Market with many traditional goods.
  • Afterward, you’ll enjoy a typical lunch based on seafood to savor the culinary art of the island.
  •  In the afternoon, drive to Medenine crossing the Roman causeway, a seven km road connecting the island with the dryland.
  • Arrival to Medenine and visit of the Ksar, a former collective granary built by the nomadic tribes. It was also the Slave Quarters Row in Star Wars film (Mos Espa – Episode I).
  • Drive to Tataouine, the city which sheltered the foreign legion during the French colonization, and visit the traditional market.
  • Visit Ksar Ouled Soltane, the most prestigious and most conserved Ksar of South Tunisia. It was the shooting location of Star Wars in Slave Quarters Row of Mos Espa: Episode I The Phantom Menace, where Anakin Skywalker lived as a boy.
  • Dinner and overnight at Sangho Tataouine 3 stars hotel (there’s no 4 stars hotel in the region).

DAY 4: THE CAVE DWELLERS AND THE PHANTOM MENACE

  • Breakfast at the hotel then departure to Chenini, the crest village of sublime beauty with its beautiful houses excavated in the rocks. Wander tour in the village till the small white mosque and the ancient granary on the pick of the mountain.
  • Drive to Ksar Hadada, former granary used by Berber tribes used to store aliments and it was Mos Espa’s Slave Quarters in Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace.
  • We continue to Toujane, amazing Berber villages nestled in a mountainous landscape offering stunning views.
  • Drive to Matmata, famous Berber village of unique beauty known for its dwell cave houses and lunar landscape.
  • Visit to Sidi Driss underground hotel in Matmata, an ancient traditional Berber house, built centuries ago has become one of the most famous filming locations of Star Wars, nicknamed the Star Wars hotel and it served in the movie as the for Lars homestead on Tatooine Planet.
  • Typical lunch in Sidi Driss hotel
  • After lunch, visit to a troglodyte house in Matmata to discover the ancient Berber underground architecture and the daily life of Berber women.
  • In the afternoon, drive to Douz, the city nicknamed “The Gate of the Sahara”, possibility to make a camel ride in the sand dunes by the sunset (Optional).
  •  Dinner and overnight at Sahara Douz 4 * hotel or similar.

DAY 5: THE SALT LAKE AND THE LARS HOMESTEAD

  • Breakfast at the hotel then visit to the typical village of Douz, known with cottage industry of slippers and  traditional shoes made of camel leather.
  • Drive to Tozeur crossing Chott El Jerid, the largest Salt Lake in Tunisia, short break for photos admiring unusual landscapes of the lake.
  • Drive to the village Sidi Bouhlel, located between the Salt Lake and the Atlas Mountains, visit of the Canyon, where Episodes I & IV had been filmed.
  • We continue to Tozeur, the capital of Bled El Jerid « The land of palms ».
  • After lunch, drive to the sand dunes of Ong Ejmel and the famous scenery Tatooine of Star Wars (Episode IV).
  • Drive to Nafta, the second town in « The land of palm trees », panoramic visits of the famous oasis La Corbeille « the basket ».
  • Then, head to the West into Chott el Djerid Salt Lake to visit The Lars Homestead.
  • Drive back to Tozeur, dinner and overnight at Ksar El Djerid 4* Hotel

DAY 6: AMAZING DAY THE THE MOUNTAIN OASES

  • After breakfast, departure to discover the mountain oases on the Atlas mountain range.
  • Arrival to Chebika and wander tour through the oasis with its stunning landscapes and natural water springs.
  • Drive to Tamerza and visit of the waterfalls and the old abandoned village with wonderful views.
  • We continue to Mides oasis located right on the Tunisian-Algerian border, visit of the famous Canyon shooting location of the famous film « The English Patient ».
  • After lunch, departure to the oasis of Tozeur, visit to workshop of traditional Brick of clay used to decorate the façades of the houses of Tozeur
  • Visit to the old city to admire the typical architecture of the houses with their coated-clay-brick facades, the visit to the local market.
  • Return to the hotel, dinner and overnight at Ksar Djerid 4* hotel.

DAY 7: KAIROUAN THE HOLY CITY

  • After breakfast, departure to Kairouan, the holy city of Islam, and declared World Heritage. Arrive and visit the city and its ancient monuments.
  • Explore the Aghlabid Basins, old water reserves that provided water for the entire city since Middle Ages.
  • Visit the Abu Zamaa Al Balaoui Mausoleum called Sid Sahib or the Barber.
  • Explore the Great Mosque of Okba, which is named after its founder.
  • Panoramic visit to the ancient mosque called “Three Doors Mosque”.
  • After lunch, discover the Medina with its souks and narrow streets.
  • Possibility of visiting a carpet weaving workshop.
  • Departure to Hammamet, dinner, and overnight at Le Sultan 4* Hotel.

DAY 8:DAY 8: END OF THE TRIP

Breakfast at the hotel and then departure to the airport for the return flight.

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Map of Star Wars tour

Photos of Star Wars shooting locations

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need a Visa to visit Tunisia ?

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How can I find you at the arrival airport in Tunisia?

As soon as you pick up your luggage at the airport and pass through the arrivals gate, you will find our assistants waiting for you with  a welcome sign with your name or the name of your agency to accompany you to your hotel and give you all informations you need.

How can I get a SIM Card in Tunisia ?

At your arrival at the airport you will find the counters of the telephone companies Tunisie Telecom, Oeredoo and Orange to get a Sim card from 10 € paid on the spot for at least one week.

What electrical voltage is used in Tunisia?

The electric current used in Tunisia is 220 V in the whole country including hotels.  The plugs used are double entry and identical to French plugs.

Where can I change money ?

Just at your arrival at any airport in Tunisia, you can change money in the airport banks which are open 24/7 or also at the reception of your hotel.