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
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Sousse
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Tunis
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h
End: Dubai

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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at El Ghriba Synagogue, explore by horseback at Ranch Yassmina Djerba La Douce, then get to know the resident critters at The Crocodile Farm, then see the interesting displays at Lalla Hadria Museum, and finally examine the collection at Musee Du Patrimoine Traditionnel De Djerba. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Musee de Guellala, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Djerba Explore Park, and then kick back and relax at Sentido Djerba Beach.

Make your Djerba Island itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Djerba Island is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Dubai to Djerba Island due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Dubai in October; daily highs in Djerba Island reach 33°C and lows reach 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel to Sousse.

Things to do in Djerba Island

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

3
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.
Popular historic sites such as Mosque Sidi Sahbi (Mosque of the Barber) and El Jem Amphitheatre are in your itinerary. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Medina of Sousse and Sousse Archaeological Museum. Explore Sousse's surroundings by going to Hammamet Beach (in Hammamet), The Great Mosque of Kairouan (in Kairouan) and Archaeological Museum of El-Djem (in El-Jem). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Mahdia Beach, steep yourself in history at Bourghiba Mausoleum, and look for gifts at Karrma.

Before you visit Sousse, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can fly from Djerba Island to Sousse in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In October, daytime highs in Sousse are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can go by car to Tunis.

Things to do in Sousse

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Kairouan, Archaeological Museum of El-Djem, Mahdia Beach, Hammamet Beach, Bourghiba Mausoleum
Highlights from your plan
The Great Mosque of Kairouan ©
The Great Mosque of Kairouan
Archaeological Museum of El-Djem ©
Archaeological Museum of El-Djem

2
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 24th (Thu): examine the collection at The National Bardo Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Vincent de Paul, delve into the distant past at Baths of Antoninus, then contemplate the long history of Palace Dar Nejma Ezzahra, and finally learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at The Zoological Gardens.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Tunis trip itinerary planning site .

You can drive from Sousse to Tunis in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In October in Tunis, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 20°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 25th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Tunis

Historic Sites Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Palace Dar Nejma Ezzahra, Baths of Antoninus
Highlights from your plan
Baths of Antoninus ©
Baths of Antoninus
Cathedral of St. Vincent de Paul ©
Cathedral of St. Vincent de Paul
Palace Dar Nejma Ezzahra ©
Palace Dar Nejma Ezzahra

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