22 days in Tunisia Itinerary

22 days in Tunisia Itinerary

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22 days in Tunisia Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  12 h 15 min
1
Djerba Island
— 3 nights
Taxi + Fly:  1 h 15 min
2
Tozeur
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Taxi + Train:  2 h 45 min
3
El-Jem
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Monastir
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Kairouan
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
6
Beja Governorate
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
7
Bizerte
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
8
Tunis
— 7 nights
Fly:  9 h
End: Dubai

3
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: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at The Crocodile Farm, examine the collection at Musee Du Patrimoine Traditionnel De Djerba, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at El Ghriba Synagogue, and make a trip to Ksar ben Ayed.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Djerba Island route planning tool.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Djerba Island is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, train, and taxi; or drive. The time zone changes from Gulf Standard Time (GST) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Dubai in March: high temperatures in Djerba Island hover around 24°C and lows are around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel to Tozeur.

Things to do in Djerba Island

Parks Museums Outdoors
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

3
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.
Tozeur is known for nature, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape of National Park Dghoumes, explore the stunning scenery at Tamerza Canyon, contemplate the waterfront views at Chott El Jerid, and admire the verdant scenery at Mides Valley.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Tozeur attractions website.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Djerba Island to Tozeur in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In March in Tozeur, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel to El-Jem.

Things to do in Tozeur

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

La Corbeille, Mides Valley
Highlights from your plan
Chott El Jerid ©
Chott El Jerid
Mides Valley ©
Mides Valley
Sahara Desert ©
Sahara Desert

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 13th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of El-Djem and then explore the ancient world of Amphitheatre of El Jem.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our El-Jem route builder tool.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Tozeur to El-Jem takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Tozeur in March, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in El-Jem: temperatures range from 23°C by day to 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Monastir.

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

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 the numerous day-trip ideas around Monastir: El Kantaoui Golf Course (in Port El Kantaoui) and Mahdia Beach (in Mahdia). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Medina of Sousse, have some family-friendly fun at Karting Monastir, go for a stroll along the water at Monastir Marina, and look for gifts at Imagine Espace Creatif.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Monastir vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from El-Jem to Monastir takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Kairouan.

Things to do in Monastir

Shopping Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Sousse, Mahdia Beach, El Kantaoui Golf Course
Highlights from your plan
Medina of Sousse ©
Medina of Sousse
Bourghiba Mausoleum ©
Bourghiba Mausoleum
Sousse Archaeological Museum ©
Sousse Archaeological Museum

2
nights
Kairouan

Kairouan ©
Kairouan, is the capital of the Kairouan Governorate in Tunisia. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): examine the collection at D'Enfidha, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Three Doors Mosque, then admire the landmark architecture of The Great Mosque of Kairouan, and finally visit Medina of Kairouan. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Dar Hassine Allani, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosque Sidi Sahbi (Mosque of the Barber), then explore the world behind art at Musee d'art Islamique de Raqqada, then steep yourself in history at Governor's House, and finally contemplate the long history of Bassins Aghlabites.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Kairouan day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Monastir to Kairouan takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. In March, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Beja Governorate.

Things to do in Kairouan

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

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

1
night
Beja Governorate

Beja Governorate ©
Béja Governorate is one of the twenty-four governorates of Tunisia. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Musti, delve into the distant past at Dougga, and then explore the ancient world of Ain Tounga.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Beja Governorate trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Kairouan to Beja Governorate takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in March, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Bizerte.

Things to do in Beja Governorate

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

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. Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): make a trip to Fort d'Espagne, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Ichkeul National Park, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Musee Oceanographique, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Alexander Nevsky Orthodox Church, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Qsiba.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Bizerte trip planner.

Getting from Beja Governorate to Bizerte by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in March, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can drive to Tunis.

Things to do in Bizerte

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

7
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 the numerous day-trip ideas around Tunis: Hammamet (Carthageland, Yasmin Hammamet, &more). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at The National Bardo Museum, explore the different monuments and memorials at North Africa American Cemetery and Memorial, don't miss a visit to Centro storico, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Zitouna Mosque.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Tunis sightseeing tool.

Traveling by car from Bizerte to Tunis takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In March, daytime highs in Tunis are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. You'll have a few hours on the 27th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Tunis

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Hammamet, Sidi Bou Said, Carthage, Edokken, Musee National Militaire
Highlights from your plan
The National Bardo Museum ©
The National Bardo Museum
Yasmin Hammamet ©
Yasmin Hammamet
Hammamet Beach ©
Hammamet Beach

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