Depart Sousse and make your way to El Jem, a Unesco World Heritage Site and the 3rd largest Colosseum in the Roman Empire. Continue south to Matmata to see its famous troglodyte (underground) homes and enjoy lunch with a local family. Make your way to the edge of the Sahara, where you will climb aboard a camel and ride to a desert camp. Enjoy a traditional desert meal and spend the night under the stars.
DAY 2: Chott El-Jerid, Tozeur & Ong Jemal
After breakfast at your desert camp, return to Douz and continue across Tunisia’s famous salt lake, Chott El-Jerid. You’ll arrive to Tozeur in time for lunch. Then head out on an excursion to the well-preserved Star Wars site, Mos Espa. Watch the sun set over the nearby dunes and experience the beauty of the desert. After the excursion, enjoy dinner and some time to relax at your hotel. (Overnight at Ksar Rouge Hotel in Tozeur)
DAY 3: Mides, Tamaghza, Sbeitla & Sousse
After breakfast, you’ll head to the rugged Atlas mountains north of Tozeur. A local guide will meet you and take you on an easy 3 km hike in a beautiful canyon near Mides. You’ll eat lunch in Tamaghza and then drive to the ruins of Sbeitla, one of the largest Roman centers in Tunisia’s south. After your visit, you will be taken back to your original location, arriving late evening.
This tour includes…
Pick up and drop off at your location in Sousse, Tunis, or Hammamet
Accommodation at above mentioned camp and hotel (based 2 people sharing a double room and availability at time of booking)
Transportation to all above locations in a private car or minivan with a professional driver
Professional English speaking tour guide
Above listed experiences
Entrance fees to all the sites mentioned
Above listed meals
This tour package does not include…
Tips (guide and driver tips are customary at around $10 per day)
Travel insurance (If you are interested in purchasing travel insurance, just let us know)
Flights (Engaging Cultures Travel will be happy to assist in your air ticketing)
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