Tunisia Discovery

7 days from $1,904 per person*
  • Enjoy a private guided tour of the highlights of Tunis.
  • Marvel at the ancient ruins of Roman aqueducts.
  • Led by private guide, explore the holy Islamic city of Kairouan.
  • Private transfers throughout.
  • Featuring expertly selected hotels.
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Explore the highlights of Tunisia. It's the smallest country in North Africa, yet Tunisia offers variety of landscapes and sights- from Mediterranean beaches to the Sahara desert, from ancient souks to Star Wars film sets. Start off in the capital city of Tunis where you'll explore the medina, the ancient city of Carthage and the Bardo Museum which houses one of the most important collections of mosaics in the world. Spend a day exploring the Roman cities of Bulla Regia and Dougga. Continue down to the holy city of Kairouan where you will discover the city with your private guide. Explore the one of the largest Amphitheatres anywhere in the Roman - El Jem. See the ancient city of Thuburbo Majas before returning to Tunis for your flight home.

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Day
Activities Hotel & Meals
Hotel & Meals
  • Day 1 Tunis
    Tunis
    • Transfer - Airport - Vehicle/Driver
    Breakfast
  • Day 2 Tunis
    Tunis
    • Private Vehicle/Guide/Driver - Vehicle/Guide/Driver
    • Tour - Private - Bardo Museum, Tunis & Carthage (with Lunch) - Entrance Fee & Lunch
    • Continuation of day tour
    Breakfast
  • Day 3 Tunis to El Kef
    Tunis to El Kef
    • Private Vehicle/Guide/Driver - Vehicle/Guide/Driver
    • Dougga & Bulla Regia (with Lunch) - Entrance Fee & Lunch
    Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 4 El Kef to Tunis to Kairouan
    El Kef to Tunis to Kairouan
    • Private Vehicle/Guide/Driver - Vehicle/Guide/Driver
    • Makthar & Kairouan (with Lunch) - Entrance Fee & Lunch
    • Tour - Private - Kairouan City Tour (with Lunch) - Entrance Fee & Lunch Only
    Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 5 Sousse to Kairouan
    Sousse to Kairouan
    • Private Vehicle/Guide/Driver - Vehicle/Guide/Driver
    • El Jem & Mahdia (with Lunch) - Entrance Fee & Lunch
    Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 6 Sousse to Tunis
    Sousse to Tunis
    • Private Vehicle/Guide/Driver - Vehicle/Guide/Driver
    • Zaghouan, Tuburbo Majus & Tunis (with Lunch) - Entrance Fee & Lunch
    Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 7 Tunis
    Tunis
    • Transfer - Airport - Vehicle/Driver
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Day 1: Tunis

A private vehicle with driver will provide a transfer to the airport.

Accommodation: Dar El Medina

This Dar El Medina is a 12 room hotel is a converted traditional house located right in the Tunis Medina. It features whitewashed and tiled surroundings, with latticed windows. The many-levelled mansion is a surprise after the narrow street, with inner courtyards providing light, space and shade. Interiors mix Eastern richness and modern geometry. There’s also a terrace with city views over medina rooftops – a wonderful place to be at the time of the call to prayer.

Tunisia Discovery Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Tunis
Tunis
Tunisia Discovery Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Dar elMedina
Dar elMedina

Day 2: Tunis

Private Vehicle & Guide & Driver.

Enjoy this day of touring beginning with a visit to the National Museum of Bardo. This museum holds an extensive collection of ancient Roman mosaic, considered one of the largest, complete collections in the world. Next, visit the Medina of Tunis, exploring the narrow souk lined streets before heading to lunch.  Next, head out to visit the ancient city of Carthage.  Explore the ruins which surround this once prosperous Roman city including stops at the Tophet, the Phoenician cemetery, the Punic Harbours, Antonin's Bath, the Carthage Museum and the Saint Louis Cathedral. Continue from here to the village of Sidi Bou Said, boasting spectacular breathtaking views of the Gulf of Tunis.

Accommodation: Dar El Medina
Tunisia Discovery Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Saint Louis Cathedral
Saint Louis Cathedral

Day 3: Tunis - El Kef

Private Vehicle & Guide & Driver.

Depart from Tunis and travel to one of the best preserved Roman historical sites in all of Tunisia, Dougga. Designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1997, Dougga is an outstanding example of ancient Roman architecture, with numerous well preserved columns and structures spread across this 65 hectare site. Next, head out to explore the archaeological site of Bulla Regia, known for its semi-subterranean housing, and outstanding collection of Roman mosaics.

Accommodation: Dar Chennoufi

The charming Dar Chennoufi lies in the heart of a region once known as the kingdom of Jugurtha, amidst a six hectare olive grove, only a few kilometres from the medina of Le Kef.  This hotel welcomes its guests with its truly convivial and authentic atmosphere. Surrounded by nature and exquisite quietness, Dar Chennoufi is an excellent starting point to visit the numerous historic and geological sites of the region and a perfect place to relax, discover or refresh oneself.

Tunisia Discovery Tours 2017 - 2018 -  El Kef
El Kef
Tunisia Discovery Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Dar Chennoufi Exterior and Pool
Dar Chennoufi Exterior and Pool

Day 4: El Kef - Tunis - Kairouan

Private Vehicle & Guide & Driver.

Enjoy breakfast, bright and early in the morning before departing toward the city of Makthar. Formerly known as Mactaris during the reign of the Roman Empire, this ancient location is littered with ruins of Roman architecture. Explore the many arches, amphitheatres and temples of this once occupied city, before traveling to the holy city of Kairouan.

Set out to Kairouan for a walk through this holy Islamic city, founded in 671 by Okba Ibn Nafâa. It centralized location, proved beneficiary in adding to its renowned reputation for unique, elegant carpet manufacturing, which feature across a wide range of mosques. Visit the impressive Mosque Sidi Okba, founded in the 7th century; this marvel reflects the greatness of the Islam Empire during this era. Visit the Aghlabiden pool, the city's main water reservoir, followed by a stop at Saint Abou Zemaa El Balaoui, also known as the "prophet Berber".  Explore the old town (Medina) and enjoy walking through its characteristic markets (the souks).

Accommodation: La Kasbah

La Kasbah is seated in Kairouan, the focal point for many Muslim pilgrims traveling from around the world. This hotel, with a luxurious inside and a sober outlook, merges harmoniously into the Arab-Islamic architecture of the city of Kairouan. The hotel was recently constructed to incorporate certain ancient areas that have been restored, such as the Turkish Café and restaurant à la carte of rare beauty. With a simple, Arab-influenced layout and design, each guest room promises all the amenities of home as well as international phones. Pass the time lounging by the pool or sipping Turkish coffee at the cafe.

Tunisia Discovery Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Kairouan
Kairouan
Tunisia Discovery Tours 2017 - 2018 -  La Kasbah, Kairouan
La Kasbah, Kairouan

Day 5: Sousse - Kairouan

Private Vehicle & Guide & Driver.

Depart for El Jem, a once thriving Roman agricultural region, with its grandiose Colosseum, second only in size to that of Rome, attests to the area's great wealth during the Roman reign. The sight of this amphitheater rising in the distance like a Colossus is both wondrous and slightly strange as the present surroundings give no hint of its former importance. It was the scene of games and circuses during the ancient Roman times, with a capacity of holding 35000 viewers. Next, depart to Mahdia, the first capital of the Fatimid dynasty, situated on a rocky peninsula, 1500m in length and less than 500m in width. Upon your arrival a time slot is allocated to explore the Medina.

Accommodation: El Mouradi Palace

El Mouradi Palace is a hotel in an Arabian style, at the same time a high standing leisure spot with up to date facilities. El Mouradi Palace is located in the heart of the resort of Port El Kantaoui, alongside a superb beach and facing a 36-hole golf course while the town of Sousse is 10 kilometres away.

Tunisia Discovery Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Sousse
Sousse
Tunisia Discovery Tours 2017 - 2018 -  El Mouradi Palace
El Mouradi Palace

Day 6: Sousse - Tunis

Private Vehicle & Guide & Driver.

After breakfast, the tour begins with a visit to Zaghouan. This quaint town is famed for its roses, which were originally cultivated by Muslim refugees whom departed Spain in the 17th century.  Zaghouan is also known as the source location of water used to feed the city of Carthage, via aqueduct, during Roman times. Next, depart to Tuburbo Majus, or Colonia Julia Aurelia Commoda, as it was referred to during the Roman era, which was originally a Punic town converted into a Roman veteran's colony. Continue to Tunis, stopping along the way to take photos of some ancient Roman aqueducts.

Accommodation: Golden Tulip Carthage

The Golden Tulip Carthage Tunis hotel is on dazzling Gammarth Bay, overlooking the crystal clear waters of the Mediterranean, combining Business and Leisure.  People choose this oasis of calm, tucked amid greenery, for the splendid views as well as nearby ancient sites. The hotel building was inspired by ancient Greek architecture with all modern comfort and convenience will appointed accommodation is completed with top-notch personal service.

Tunisia Discovery Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Ancient Roman Aqueduct in Ruins
Ancient Roman Aqueduct in Ruins
Tunisia Discovery Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Golden Tulip
Golden Tulip

Day 7: Tunis

A private vehicle with driver will provide a transfer to the airport.

Accommodation: Depart (Int`l Airport) (standard)

Depart from International Airport. End of itinerary.

We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.

Trip Terms & Conditions

  • Your deposit is due immediately on booking (30% of program price, minimum $350). The balance is due 90 days prior to departure.
  • Cancellations of confirmed bookings 90 days or more prior to departure will receive full refund minus a $350 (per person) administrative fee and any non-refundable paid fees (e.g. non-refundable airfare, cruise or hotel deposits). 60-89 days will be subject to loss of 30% of program price. 30-59 days will be subject to loss of 50% of program price. 29 days or less will be subject to loss of 100% of program price.
  • Tour quotes do not include airfare to/from the trip start point unless noted on the itinerary
  • Cost increases in currency exchange, government fees, taxes, surcharges or hotel/lodge tariff increases between quote date and start date are payable by the client.
  • Availability cannot be guaranteed until booked. We will exercise best efforts to book hotels per the itinerary, however, in busy seasons and with client bookings made within 90 days of tour date we may be forced to offer substitutes.
  • Payment of the program price constitutes your acceptance of the terms and conditions set out at www.kensingtontours.com/terms-and-conditions
  • Living Standards and practices at destination may differ from those in North America with respect to provisions of utilities, services and accommodation.

Dar El Medina: Tunis

This Dar El Medina is a 12 room hotel is a converted traditional house located right in the Tunis Medina. It features whitewashed and tiled surroundings, with latticed windows. The many-levelled mansion is a surprise after the narrow street, with inner courtyards providing light, space and shade. Interiors mix Eastern richness and modern geometry. There’s also a terrace with city views over medina rooftops – a wonderful place to be at the time of the call to prayer.

Tunisia Discovery Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Dar elMedina
Dar elMedina

Dar Chennoufi: El Kef

The charming Dar Chennoufi lies in the heart of a region once known as the kingdom of Jugurtha, amidst a six hectare olive grove, only a few kilometres from the medina of Le Kef.  This hotel welcomes its guests with its truly convivial and authentic atmosphere. Surrounded by nature and exquisite quietness, Dar Chennoufi is an excellent starting point to visit the numerous historic and geological sites of the region and a perfect place to relax, discover or refresh oneself.

Tunisia Discovery Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Dar Chennoufi Exterior and Pool
Dar Chennoufi Exterior and Pool

La Kasbah: Kairouan

La Kasbah is seated in Kairouan, the focal point for many Muslim pilgrims traveling from around the world. This hotel, with a luxurious inside and a sober outlook, merges harmoniously into the Arab-Islamic architecture of the city of Kairouan. The hotel was recently constructed to incorporate certain ancient areas that have been restored, such as the Turkish Café and restaurant à la carte of rare beauty. With a simple, Arab-influenced layout and design, each guest room promises all the amenities of home as well as international phones. Pass the time lounging by the pool or sipping Turkish coffee at the cafe.

Tunisia Discovery Tours 2017 - 2018 -  La Kasbah, Kairouan
La Kasbah, Kairouan

El Mouradi Palace: Sousse

El Mouradi Palace is a hotel in an Arabian style, at the same time a high standing leisure spot with up to date facilities. El Mouradi Palace is located in the heart of the resort of Port El Kantaoui, alongside a superb beach and facing a 36-hole golf course while the town of Sousse is 10 kilometres away.

Tunisia Discovery Tours 2017 - 2018 -  El Mouradi Palace
El Mouradi Palace

Golden Tulip Carthage: Tunis

The Golden Tulip Carthage Tunis hotel is on dazzling Gammarth Bay, overlooking the crystal clear waters of the Mediterranean, combining Business and Leisure.  People choose this oasis of calm, tucked amid greenery, for the splendid views as well as nearby ancient sites. The hotel building was inspired by ancient Greek architecture with all modern comfort and convenience will appointed accommodation is completed with top-notch personal service.

Tunisia Discovery Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Golden Tulip
Golden Tulip

Depart (Int`l Airport) (standard): Global Location

Depart from International Airport. End of itinerary.

We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
  • Robert M — August 22, 2017 — Africa

    It was simply an amazing trip! Our guide and driver were the best. Everything went smoothly and they made life very easy for us. I would not hesitate to recommend Kensington to anyone. Hotels were unique and exceeded expectations. Thank you for the significant room upgrade at the 4 Seasons on our last night. That was a huge surprise!

  • Mike Desmarais — July 20, 2017 — Africa

    Went on a tour in Morocco with Kensington tours. We visited the cities of Casablanca, Tangier & Chefchaouen and had a wonderful time. Our guide (Mohammed Salmi) and driver (Eunice) were absolutely excellent and very professional. Mohammed was very knowledgeable regarding the cities and places we visited. Mohammed spoke very good English and was easy to talk with and a pleasure to be with for the 6 days we were in Morocco. We could not have asked for a better guide and/or driver during our time in Morocco. Our vehicle was a newer model Mercedes van that was very comfortable to be in for the long drives we had between cities, and our hotels were much better than expected.

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Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.

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