Cultural tourism: Getaway in the ancient history of Tunisia

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Cultural tourism is your ideal getaway to visit the main historical and archaeological sites of Tunisia.

Discover the majestic Roman cities of Carthage, Dougga, and Bulla Regia.

Explore the colossal architecture of the El Djem amphitheater and Kairouan mosque.

Enjoy a beautiful walk strolling in the heart of the Medina of Tunis.

Admire the splendor of Bardo museum mosaics and enjoy a tasty mint tea in the picturesque village of Sidi Bou Saïd.

Cultural tourism destination details

Departure & Return Location

Tunis Carthage International Airport (Google Map)

Departure Time

At 07:00 am on the second day after your your arrival

Price Includes

  • Airport transfer in / out
  • 04 Nights at 4 stars hotel in Tunis city
  • 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

  • Guide Service FeeThe airfare
  • Drinks
  • Any Private Expenses
  • The optional excursions or visits
  • Tips
  • Dinners
  • Single room supplement
  • Christmas and New Year's Eve dinner supplement.

Important

  • The breakfast on the day of the departure will depend on flight schedules
  • The itinerary could be made in two directions
HIGHLIGHTS
  • Visit to the main historical sites in Tunisia
  • Accommodation in the heart of Tunis city
  • Professional guide specialized in ancient history and archaeology

Cultural tourism destination itinerary

DAY 1: AIRPORT-TUNIS

  • Arrival at Tunis airport, assistance by the tour guide, and transfer to Tunis city.
  • Overnight at Royal Victoria 4* Hotel or similar

DAY 2:TUNIS-BULLA REGIA-DOUGGA-THUBURBO MAJUS-TUNIS

  • After breakfast, departure to Bulla Regia ancient Roman city, your first cultural tourism attraction.
  • Visit the famous underground houses where you can admire the superb mosaic floor such as the Hunting house, the Amphitrite House, the baths, theater, etc.
  • Drive to Tubursouk village for lunch.
  • In the afternoon, dive into cultural tourism by exploring Dougga, the ancient Thugga, the best and more preserved archaeological site in all of Tunisia, considered a World Heritage.
  • Visit the ruins: Theater, the Capitol, the Wind’s Rose Square, the market, the Forum, the residential area, winter and summer baths, the Libyco-Punic mausoleum, latrines, etc.
  • We continue the trip to Thuburbo Majus, one of the most important Roman remains in Tunisia, with many impressive monuments.
  • Visit the ruins: the forum, the Capitol temple, which is dedicated to Jupiter, Juno, and Minerva, the Temple of Mercury, Summer and Winter Baths, The Palaestra of the Petronii, the temple dedicated to Baal, the sanctuary of Caelestis, and many other ruins.
  • Drive back to Tunis, overnight at the Royal Victoria 4* Hotel or similar

DAY 3:TUNIS-KAIROUAN- EL DJEM-TUNIS

  • After breakfast, a departure from your hotel to Kairouan, the fourth holy city of Islam and the first Arab-Muslim city in Tunisia declared world heritage.
  • Arrive at Kairouan and visit the Aghlabid basins, old water reserves that provided the entire city with drinkable water.
  • Visit of the Abu Zoumaa Al Balaoui Mausoleum called Sid Sahib.
  • Visit the Great Mosque of Okba named after the founder.
  • External visit to the Three Doors Mosque.
  • Visit to the Sidi Abid al-Ghariani Mausoleum.
  • Visit the Medina with its traditional souks of cottage industry.
  • After lunch, departure to El Djem city, the ancient Thysudrus.
  • Visit the Roman amphitheater which dates from the 3rd century, with a capacity of 35,000 spectators.
  • Visit the archaeological museum of Djem which houses a superb collection of Roman mosaics.
  • Drive back to Tunis, overnight at Royal Victoria 4* Hotel

DAY 4:TUNIS-MEDINA-BARDO-CARTHAGE-SIDI BU SAID

  • After breakfast, a guided visit to the Medina of Tunis which is declared world heritage.
  • A wander tour, and a panoramic visit to the ancient monuments: The Zitouna mosque, Hammouda Pacha Mosque, Souk El Attarine (Perfumers Market), Souk Essarrajine (Market of manufacturer of horse saddles), Souk El Berka (Jewels market), El Kasba Place, the traditional Souks, etc.
  • Your next cultural tourism destination is the National Bardo Museum, a former residence for the Ottoman monarchs, it houses the largest collection of Roman mosaics in the world.
  • After lunch, visit the Carthage ruins, the ancient capital of the Punic Empire: the Tophet an ancient Punic sanctuary dedicate to Tanit and Baal Hamon the most worshipped Gods.
  • Visit the ancient Punic harbors which housed the commercial and military fleet of Carthage.
  • Visit the ancient Roman Baths of Anthony
  • Drive to  Sidi Bou Saïd, the Moorish village with its beautiful houses painted in blue and white with their balconies typically decorated with arabesque.
  • Return to Tunis city, overnight at Royal Victoria 4* hotel or similar.

DAY 5:TUNIS-AIRPORT

  • After breakfast, departure to Tunis airport for the return flight.
  • End of our services

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Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need a Visa to visit Tunisia ?

Click Here to know if you need really a Visa to visit Tunisia

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.

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.

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, Oreedoo 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.