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8 Days * 7 Nights

Historic Tunisia Tour

Historic Tunisia Tour

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  • Traverse through Punic, Roman, Berber, Islamic history and sites throughout Tunisia
  • Walk through the ancient ruins of Carthage
  • Explore the Roman cities of Dougga, Sbeitla, Bulla Regia & more
  • Step into Africa’s largest Roman coliseum in El Jem
  • Included
    All Entrance Fees
    English-Speaking Tour Guide
    Private Vehicle & Driver
  • Not Included
    International Airfare
    Personal Spending
    Travel Insurance

Tour Plan


Tunis Arrival

Upon arrival in Carthage International Airport, you will be met by your private driver and taken to your hotel for check-in. Depending on your time of arrival, you will begin with a tour of the old medina (ancient city) of Tunis. From the charming architecture to the picturesque souks (markets), the ancient medina is well worth a visit.

HOTEL OPTIONS: Choice of 3-stars, 4-star, 5-star or 5-star deluxe hotels

Carthage / Sidi Bou Said / Tunis

After breakfast, you will set out to visit the Bardo National Museum. The Bardo Museum contains some of the most complete and ancient Roman Mosaics in the entire world. From the museum, you will head off to explore the famous ruins of Carthage. Your guide will take you to the Phoenician Cemetery, Antonin’s Bath, Punic Harbors, the Carthage Museum and more. Depending on your time, you may want to take a drive up to the beautiful Sidi Bou Said, which overlooks the Gulf of Tunis.

HOTEL OPTIONS: Choice of 3-stars, 4-star, 5-star or 5-star deluxe hotels

Dougga / Bulla Regia / El Kef

After breakfast, you will move on to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Dougga. Some people have called Dougga one of Tunisia’s best Roman historical sites. From here, you will head off to explore Bulla Regia! This archaeological site has a wonderful display of Roman mosaics and semi-underground housing. Continue to El Kef for night.

HOTEL OPTIONS: Choice of guesthouse

El Kef / Makthar / Sbeitla / Kairouan

After breakfast, you will set off to explore the Roman site of Makthar. Scattered with temples, arches, and amphitheaters, Makthar allows for a glimpse into Roman life. Next, you head off to Sbeitla, another of Tunisia’s ancient Roman sites. Continue to the spiritual capital of Tunisia, Kairouan.

HOTEL OPTION: 5-star hotel only

El Jem / Mahdia / Monastir / Sousse

Mausoleum of President Bourguiba in Monastir After an early breakfast, you will want to visit the amazing mosque of Sidi Okba, ancient medina, and the Aghlabid pool. Continue to the magnificent coliseum of El Jem. Perhaps Tunisia’s most spectacular site, El Jem is a must-see. Stop for a minute to imagine life in the gladiator times while discovering the history of El Jem. Afterward, you will travel alongside the beautiful Mediterranean coastline, passing by the coastal cities of Mahdia and Monastir. If time permits, you may visit the Bourguiba Mausoleum, a monumental grave of former president Habib Bourguiba, the father of Tunisian independence. Your final destination is the coastal city of Sousse.

HOTEL OPTIONS: Choice of 3-stars, 4-star, 5-star or 5-star deluxe hotels

Sousse – Sousse Medina

After breakfast, you will explore Sousse, which was founded in 800 BC, so there is plenty of history to been seen in this ancient city. The Great Mosque, Kasbah and the archeological museum all tell a story of Sousse’s ancient past. You can spend the afternoon shopping in the medina or return to your beach resort to relax or for a swim in the Mediterranean Sea.

HOTEL OPTIONS: Choice of 3-stars, 4-star, 5-star or 5-star deluxe hotels

Zaghouan / Oudhna / Tunis

In the morning, your next site will be Zaghouan, a Roman site featuring a temple to the ‘water god’.

Then, travel to the Roman-Berber city of Oudhna (Uthina). These well-intact ruins include an amphitheater, which still has its underground tunnel system. Nearby, the Forum, the Capitol, the Great Baths, and underground vaults date back to the Byzantine era. When you are ready, travel to Tunis where you will spend the night.

HOTEL OPTIONS: Choice of 3-stars, 4-star, 5-star or 5-star deluxe hotels

Depart Tunis

After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport for departure.
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