23 days in Tunisia Itinerary

23 days in Tunisia Itinerary

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23 days in Tunisia Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Fly:  14 h
1
Djerba Island
— 5 nights
Taxi + Fly:  1 h 15 min
2
Tozeur
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Taxi + Train:  3 h 45 min
3
Sousse
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Tunis
— 8 nights
Fly:  15 h 15 min
End: Washington DC

5
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.
Musee Du Patrimoine Traditionnel De Djerba and Lalla Hadria Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Your inner history buff will appreciate Cave of Ali Berbere and Mouansa Synagogue. Change things up with these side-trips from Djerba Island: Zarzis (Plage Omarit & Sangho Beach). Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Musee de Guellala, pause for some photo ops at Sidi Yati Mosque, trot along with a tour on horseback, and explore by horseback at Ranch Yassmina Djerba La Douce.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Djerba Island trip simple and quick.

Washington DC, USA to Djerba Island is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Time is 6 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Washington DC in April, with highs in Djerba Island at 75°F and lows at 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Tozeur.

Things to do in Djerba Island

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Zarzis
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The Crocodile Farm ©
The Crocodile Farm
Lalla Hadria Museum ©
Lalla Hadria Museum

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Le Vieux Quartier de Ouled el Hadef (Medina) and Ksour of Tamerza. Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Chott El Jerid, take in breathtaking views at Sidi Bouhlel Canyon, head outdoors with La Corbeille, and admire nature's extreme beauty at Sahara Desert.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Tozeur tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Djerba Island to Tozeur by combination of taxi and flight takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: 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 61°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 83°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Sousse.

Things to do in Tozeur

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ksour of Tamerza, La Corbeille
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Chott El Jerid ©
Chott El Jerid
Ksour of Tamerza ©
Ksour of Tamerza

5
nights
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Sousse Archaeological Museum and Medina of Kairouan. Get some cultural insight at The Great Mosque of Kairouan and Mosque Sidi Sahbi (Mosque of the Barber). You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sousse: El-Jem (Archaeological Museum of El-Djem & Amphitheatre of El Jem), Spas & Wellness (in Port El Kantaoui) and Governor's House (in Kairouan). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Museum Dar Essid, stop by Karrma, stop by Bab Bhar, and step into the grandiose world of Ribat of Monastir.

For more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Sousse travel route planner .

Do a combination of flight and train from Tozeur to Sousse in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Tozeur in April, expect nights in Sousse to be about the same, around 58°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can drive to Tunis.

Things to do in Sousse

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Kairouan, El-Jem, Monastir, Spas & Wellness, Mahdia Beach
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Sousse Archaeological Museum ©
Sousse Archaeological Museum
The Great Mosque of Kairouan ©
The Great Mosque of Kairouan
Mosque Sidi Sahbi (Mosque of the Barber) ©

8
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Baths of Antoninus and North Africa American Cemetery and Memorial. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Dougga and Villas Romaines. Get out of town with these interesting Tunis side-trips: Ruins of Kerkouane (in Kelibia) and Hammamet (Yasmin Hammamet, Eglise du Bienheureux Antoine Neyrot d'Hammamet, & more). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Vincent de Paul, wander the streets of Medina of Tunis, examine the collection at Museum Dar el-Annabi, and get to know the fascinating history of Place du 14 Janvier.

For where to stay and other tourist information, go to the Tunis vacation planner .

Getting from Sousse to Tunis by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. In April, daytime highs in Tunis are 74°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. On the 26th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tunis

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Hammamet, Carthage, Sidi Bou Said, Ruins of Kerkouane, Edokken
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Dougga ©
Dougga
Baths of Antoninus ©
Baths of Antoninus

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