19 days in Tunisia Itinerary

19 days in Tunisia Itinerary

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Start: Doha
Fly:  11 h 30 min
1
Djerba Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  1 h 15 min
2
Tozeur
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  2 h 30 min
3
Bizerte
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Kairouan
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Monastir
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
6
Tunis
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
7
El-Jem
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  17 h 45 min
End: Doha

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): examine the collection at Lalla Hadria Museum, get to know the resident critters at The Crocodile Farm, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Djerba Explore Park, then stroll through Ranch Yassmina Djerba La Douce, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at El Ghriba Synagogue. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Djerbahood, then see the interesting displays at Musee de Guellala, then don't miss a visit to Ksar ben Ayed, and finally see the interesting displays at Musee Du Patrimoine Traditionnel De Djerba.

For reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Djerba Island vacation planner.

Doha, Qatar to Djerba Island is an approximately 11- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, train, and taxi; or drive. Traveling from Doha to Djerba Island, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Doha in April, plan for cooler days and a bit cooler nights in Djerba Island: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Tozeur.

Things to do in Djerba Island

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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

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.
On the 6th (Mon), admire nature's extreme beauty at Sahara Desert, then don't miss a visit to Decor Star Wars Tunisie, and then explore the stunning scenery at Tamerza Canyon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape of National Park Dghoumes and then explore the activities along Chott El Jerid.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Tozeur road trip app.

Traveling by flight from Djerba Island to Tozeur takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Djerba Island in April, expect nights in Tozeur to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 33°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Bizerte.

Things to do in Tozeur

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Chott El Jerid ©
Chott El Jerid
Tamerza Canyon ©
Tamerza Canyon
Sahara Desert ©
Sahara Desert

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. On the 8th (Wed), delve into the distant past at Fort d'Espagne, then contemplate the waterfront views at Ichkeul National Park, and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Musee Oceanographique.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Bizerte road trip planning website.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Tozeur to Bizerte takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Tozeur in April, with highs in Bizerte at 25°C and lows at 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Kairouan.

Things to do in Bizerte

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Ichkeul National Park
Ichkeul National Park

2
nights
Kairouan

Kairouan ©
Kairouan, is the capital of the Kairouan Governorate in Tunisia. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Governor's House, steep yourself in history at Bassins Aghlabites, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosque Sidi Sahbi (Mosque of the Barber), then admire the striking features of The Great Mosque of Kairouan, and finally wander the streets of Medina of Kairouan. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Bir Barouta, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Three Doors Mosque, and then see the interesting displays at D'Enfidha.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Kairouan day trip planning tool.

Getting from Bizerte to Kairouan by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Bizerte in April, Kairouan is a bit warmer at night with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Monastir.

Things to do in Kairouan

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

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

3
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.
Explore Monastir's surroundings by going to Sousse (Ahla Shopping Center & Sousse Ribat RIBAT). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Bourghiba Mausoleum, stroll through EkiClub, go for a stroll along the water at Monastir Marina, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Grosse Moschee von Sousse.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Monastir trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Kairouan to Monastir takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. In April in Monastir, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can drive to Tunis.

Things to do in Monastir

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Sousse
Highlights from your plan
Bourghiba Mausoleum ©
Bourghiba Mausoleum
Medina of Sousse ©
Medina of Sousse
Sousse Archaeological Museum ©
Sousse Archaeological Museum

4
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Hammamet (Yasmin Hammamet & Hammamet Beach) and Dougga (in Beja Governorate). There's much more to do: examine the collection at The National Bardo Museum, take a stroll through Medina of Tunis, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at The Zoological Gardens, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Zitouna Mosque.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Tunis online travel route builder.

You can drive from Monastir to Tunis in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In April, daytime highs in Tunis are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. On the 17th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to El-Jem.

Things to do in Tunis

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Hammamet, Baths of Antoninus, Dougga
Highlights from your plan
Dougga ©
Dougga
Yasmin Hammamet ©
Yasmin Hammamet
The National Bardo Museum ©
The National Bardo Museum

3
nights
El-Jem

El-Jem ©
El Djem is a town in Mahdia Governorate, Tunisia, population 21,576 (2014 census). Change things up with these side-trips from El-Jem: Spas & Wellness (in Port El Kantaoui), Sfax (Bab Bhar & Medina) and Mahdia (Mahdia's Old Town & Mahdia Beach). It doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Amphitheatre of El Jem and take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of El-Djem.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our El-Jem road trip website.

Drive from Tunis to El-Jem in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. April in El-Jem sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 17°C at night. You will leave for home on the 20th (Mon).

Things to do in El-Jem

Neighborhoods Spas Beaches

Side Trips

Sfax, Mahdia, Spas & Wellness
Highlights from your plan
Mahdia's Old Town ©
Mahdia's Old Town
Amphitheatre of El Jem ©
Amphitheatre of El Jem
Archaeological Museum of El-Djem ©
Archaeological Museum of El-Djem

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