16 days in Tunisia Itinerary

16 days in Tunisia Itinerary

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Start: Ottawa
+2
Train + Bus + Fly:  14 h 30 min
1
Tunis
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Bizerte
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
3
Beja Governorate
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
4
Kairouan
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Monastir
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
El-Jem
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h
7
Djerba Island
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + Bus + Train:  15 h 30 min
End: Ottawa

3
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.
Explore Tunis' surroundings by going to Hammamet (Yasmin Hammamet & Hammamet Beach). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at The National Bardo Museum, admire the striking features of Marche central de Tunis, Fondouk El Ghala, appreciate the extensive heritage of Place du 14 Janvier, and take a stroll through Medina of Tunis.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Tunis trip itinerary planning app.

Ottawa, Canada to Tunis is an approximately 14.5- hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly. Traveling from Ottawa to Tunis, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Ottawa in April, things will get much warmer in Tunis: highs are around 27°C and lows about 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to drive to Bizerte.

Things to do in Tunis

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

Sidi Bou Said, Carthage, Hammamet, Marche Centrale de La Marsa
Highlights from your plan
Zitouna Mosque ©
Zitouna Mosque
Yasmin Hammamet ©
Yasmin Hammamet
The National Bardo Museum ©
The National Bardo Museum

1
night
Bizerte

Bizerte ©
Bizerte; historically: Phoenician: Hippo Acra, Hippo Diarrhytus and Hippo Zarytus), also known in English as Bizerta, is a town of Bizerte Governorate in Tunisia. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): explore the ancient world of Fort d'Espagne, explore the striking landscape of Ichkeul National Park, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Musee Oceanographique, then pause for some serene contemplation at Alexander Nevsky Orthodox Church, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Qsiba.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Bizerte tour builder website.

Drive from Tunis to Bizerte in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Bizerte are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can go by car to Beja Governorate.

Things to do in Bizerte

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Alexander Nevsky Orthodox Church ©
Alexander Nevsky Orthodox Church
Ichkeul National Park
Ichkeul National Park
Qsiba ©
Qsiba

1
night
Beja Governorate

Beja Governorate ©
Béja Governorate is one of the twenty-four governorates of Tunisia. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): make a trip to Musti, explore the ancient world of Dougga, and then explore the ancient world of Ain Tounga.

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Traveling by car from Bizerte to Beja Governorate takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Beja Governorate are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Kairouan.

Things to do in Beja Governorate

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Dougga ©
Dougga
Musti ©
Musti
Ain Tounga ©
Ain Tounga

2
nights
Kairouan

Kairouan ©
Kairouan, is the capital of the Kairouan Governorate in Tunisia. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): take a stroll through Medina of Kairouan, then admire the landmark architecture of The Great Mosque of Kairouan, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosque Sidi Sahbi (Mosque of the Barber), and finally examine the collection at D'Enfidha. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Mon): delve into the distant past at Pheradi Majius, hunt for treasures at The Souk, then explore the world behind art at Musee d'art Islamique de Raqqada, then contemplate the long history of Governor's House, and finally admire the masterpieces at Dar Hassine Allani.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Kairouan trip maker website.

You can drive from Beja Governorate to Kairouan in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Kairouan when traveling from Beja Governorate in April, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Monastir.

Things to do in Kairouan

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Pheradi Majius, D'Enfidha
Highlights from your plan
D'Enfidha ©
D'Enfidha
The Great Mosque of Kairouan ©
The Great Mosque of Kairouan
Medina of Kairouan
Medina of Kairouan

2
nights
Monastir

Monastir ©
Known for its imposing 8th-century fortress, the coastal city of Monastir offers visitors pristine beaches, a scenic waterfront, and a number of historic buildings to admire.
On the 14th (Tue), examine the collection at Museum Dar Essid, then take an in-depth tour of Sousse Archaeological Museum, then get a taste of the local shopping with Medina of Sousse, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Magiceye 3D Experince. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the historical opulence of Ribat of Monastir, contemplate the long history of Bourghiba Mausoleum, then take in the waterfront activity at Monastir Marina, and finally get your game on at Paintball Valley Tunisia.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Monastir holiday website.

You can drive from Kairouan to Monastir in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and train. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in April, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to El-Jem.

Things to do in Monastir

Historic Sites Fun & Games Museums

Side Trips

Sousse, Paintball Valley Tunisia
Highlights from your plan
Medina of Sousse ©
Medina of Sousse
Sousse Archaeological Museum ©
Sousse Archaeological Museum
Bourghiba Mausoleum ©
Bourghiba Mausoleum

1
night
El-Jem

El-Jem ©
El Djem is a town in Mahdia Governorate, Tunisia, population 21,576 (2014 census). Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of El-Djem and then delve into the distant past at Amphitheatre of El Jem.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your El-Jem trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Drive from Monastir to El-Jem in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. April in El-Jem sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Djerba Island.

Things to do in El-Jem

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Archaeological Museum of El-Djem ©
Archaeological Museum of El-Djem
Amphitheatre of El Jem ©
Amphitheatre of El Jem

4
nights
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.
Djerba Island is known for zoos & aquariums, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the resident critters at The Crocodile Farm, trot along with a tour on horseback, take an in-depth tour of Musee de Guellala, and see the interesting displays at Musee Du Patrimoine Traditionnel De Djerba.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Djerba Island journey planner.

You can drive from El-Jem to Djerba Island in 5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and taxi. In April, daily temperatures in Djerba Island can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Djerba Island

Outdoors Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Ranch Yassmina Djerba La Douce ©
Ranch Yassmina Djerba La Douce
The Crocodile Farm ©
The Crocodile Farm
El Ghriba Synagogue ©
El Ghriba Synagogue

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