8 days in Tunisia Itinerary

8 days in Tunisia Itinerary

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8 days in Tunisia Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
Djerba Island
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  1​h 15​min
2
Tozeur
— 1 night
+2
Fly + taxi + train:  3​h 45​min
3
Sousse
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Tunis
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h
End: Dubai

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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Musee de Guellala, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ranch Yassmina Djerba La Douce, then examine the collection at Lalla Hadria Museum, and finally examine the collection at Musee Du Patrimoine Traditionnel De Djerba.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Djerba Island is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time to Central European Time is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Dubai in October, things will get a bit cooler in Djerba Island: highs are around 33°C and lows about 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel to Tozeur.

Things to do in Djerba Island

Museums Parks Outdoors
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Ranch Yassmina Djerba La Douce ©
Ranch Yassmina Djerba La Douce
Lalla Hadria Museum ©
Lalla Hadria Museum

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): explore the fascinating landscape at Sahara Desert and then contemplate the waterfront views at Chott El Jerid.

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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. October in Tozeur sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel to Sousse.

Things to do in Tozeur

Parks Nature
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Sahara Desert ©
Sahara Desert
Chott El Jerid ©
Chott El Jerid

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): wander the streets of Medina of Kairouan, then take in the spiritual surroundings of The Great Mosque of Kairouan, then buy something for everyone on your list at Ahla Shopping Center, and finally hunt for treasures at Medina of Sousse. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Sousse Archaeological Museum, take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of El-Djem, then delve into the distant past at El Jem Amphitheatre, and finally stop by Soula Center.

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Traveling by combination of flight and train from Tozeur to Sousse takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Tozeur in October, expect nights in Sousse to be about the same, around 22°C, while days are little chillier, around 31°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Tunis.

Things to do in Sousse

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kairouan, Archaeological Museum of El-Djem
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Medina of Sousse ©
Medina of Sousse
Archaeological Museum of El-Djem ©
Archaeological Museum of El-Djem
Sousse Archaeological Museum ©
Sousse Archaeological Museum

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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): enjoy breathtaking views from The doors of the medina, then wander the streets of Yasmin Hammamet, then enjoy the sand and surf at Hammamet Beach, and finally learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at The Zoological Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: wander the streets of Medina of Tunis and then tee off at Citrus Golf Course.

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Drive from Sousse to Tunis in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in October, and nighttime lows around 20°C. On the 25th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Tunis

Outdoors Neighborhoods Golf

Side Trip

Hammamet
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Hammamet Beach ©
Hammamet Beach
Cathedral of St. Vincent de Paul ©
Cathedral of St. Vincent de Paul
Yasmin Hammamet ©
Yasmin Hammamet

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