12 days in Tunisia Itinerary

12 days in Tunisia Itinerary

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Start: Boston
Fly + Drive:  17 h 30 min
1
Tunis
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h
2
Djerba Island
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
3
Tataouine
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Matmata
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
5
Tozeur
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Taxi + Train:  2 h 45 min
6
El-Jem
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h
7
Sousse
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
8
Kairouan
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
9
Tunis
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  16 h
End: New York City

2
nights
Tunis

Tunis ©
The Mediterranean port city of Tunis, Tunisia's bustling capital, boasts a vibrant mix of cultures and architectural styles, enchanting visitors with its historical attractions, picturesque beaches, and laidback vibe.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Medina of Tunis, Site Archeologique de Carthage, Palace Dar Nejma Ezzahra, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): explore the ancient world of Site Archeologique de Carthage and then hunt for treasures at Souk Al Attarine. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Centro storico, steep yourself in history at Palace Dar Nejma Ezzahra, then wander the streets of Medina of Tunis, and finally examine the collection at The National Bardo Museum.

To find more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Tunis trip planner.

Boston, USA to Tunis is an approximately 13.5- hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Boston to Tunis. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Boston in April, with highs in Tunis at 74°F and lows at 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Djerba Island.

Things to do in Tunis

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Sidi Bou Said, Site Archeologique de Carthage
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Palace Dar Nejma Ezzahra ©
Palace Dar Nejma Ezzahra
The National Bardo Museum ©
The National Bardo Museum
Site Archeologique de Carthage ©
Site Archeologique de Carthage

1
night
Djerba Island

Djerba Island ©
Explore pristine beaches and charming villages on a vacation on Djerba Island, a small island in the Gulf of Gabes known for its Berber population.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Sidi Yati Mosque, Abyss Dive Center Djerba and Markt/Basar in Houmt Souk. Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of El Ghriba Synagogue, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Markt/Basar in Houmt Souk, and then discover the deep blue sea with Abyss Dive Center Djerba.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Djerba Island trip planner.

You can fly from Tunis to Djerba Island in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in April, and nighttime lows around 59°F. On the 9th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Tataouine.

Things to do in Djerba Island

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites
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Abyss Dive Center Djerba ©
Abyss Dive Center Djerba
Cave of Ali Berbere
Cave of Ali Berbere
El Ghriba Synagogue ©
El Ghriba Synagogue

1
night
Tataouine

Tataouine ©
Tataouine is a city in southern Tunisia. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Ksar Ouled Soltane as well as Mosquee des 7 Dormants. Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): pause for some photo ops at Mosquee des 7 Dormants and then make a trip to Ksar Ouled Soltane.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Tataouine trip planner.

Getting from Djerba Island to Tataouine by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. When traveling from Djerba Island in April, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Tataouine: temperatures range from 82°F by day to 58°F at night. You'll set off for Matmata on the 10th (Fri).

Things to do in Tataouine

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Mosquee des 7 Dormants
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Mosquee des 7 Dormants ©
Mosquee des 7 Dormants
Ksar Ouled Soltane ©
Ksar Ouled Soltane

1
night
Matmata

Matmata ©
Matmata is a small Berber speaking town in southern Tunisia. You've now added Musee Berbere de Tamezret to your itinerary. On the 10th (Fri), admire the masterpieces at Musee Berbere de Tamezret and then stop by Escale de Toujane.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Matmata tour itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Tataouine to Matmata takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. When traveling from Tataouine in April, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Matmata: temperatures range from 77°F by day to 55°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 11th (Sat) before leaving for Tozeur.

Things to do in Matmata

Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Musee Berbere de Tamezret
Highlights from your plan
Musee Berbere de Tamezret ©
Musee Berbere de Tamezret

2
nights
Tozeur

Tozeur ©
With its otherworldly desert atmosphere, Tozeur has served as a filming location for blockbuster movies such as "Star Wars," "Raiders of the Lost Ark," and "The English Patient." The ancient oasis has successfully preserved its traditional geometric architecture, craftsmanship, and fashion, especially in the medina--the old city--where friendly locals extend a warm welcome to visitors.
To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Tozeur online travel route planner.

Getting from Matmata to Tozeur by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train. In April, Tozeur is a bit warmer than Matmata - with highs of 83°F and lows of 61°F. You'll have a few hours on the 13th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to El-Jem.

Things to do in Tozeur

Neighborhoods
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Le Vieux Quartier de Ouled el Hadef (Medina) ©

few
hours
El-Jem

El-Jem
El Djem is a town in Mahdia Governorate, Tunisia, population 21,576 (2014 census). To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our El-Jem vacation maker tool.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Tozeur to El-Jem takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Tozeur in April: highs in El-Jem hover around 72°F, while lows dip to 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Sousse.

Things to do in El-Jem

Museums Historic Sites

1
night
Sousse

Sousse ©
Known for its historic medina quarter, a World Heritage Site, the city of Sousse boasts a rich history that dates back to the 11th century BCE.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Medina of Sousse as well as Hammam Anti Stress. Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): soothe aching muscles at Hammam Anti Stress.

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Getting from El-Jem to Sousse by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive. Expect a daytime high around 72°F in April, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to drive to Kairouan.

Things to do in Sousse

Spas Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Hammam Anti Stress ©
Hammam Anti Stress
Medina of Sousse ©
Medina of Sousse

1
night
Kairouan

Kairouan ©
Kairouan, is the capital of the Kairouan Governorate in Tunisia. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Great Mosque of Kairouan as well as Medina of Kairouan.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Kairouan trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Sousse to Kairouan takes an hour. In April, daily temperatures in Kairouan can reach 72°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Tunis.

Things to do in Kairouan

Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Great Mosque of Kairouan ©
The Great Mosque of Kairouan
Medina of Kairouan
Medina of Kairouan

1
night
Tunis

Tunis
For ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Tunis travel route website.

Drive from Kairouan to Tunis in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. You'll set off for home on the 16th (Thu).

Things to do in Tunis

Historic Sites Shopping Nightlife

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