Desert Rose Tour


Special program for 8 days / 7 nights. Highlights of Tunisia enjoying charming accommodations, authentic arab houses renovated, combining luxury and tradition. Discover the magic of the arabian nights while visiting the famous village of Sidi Bou Said, the mythical city of Cartago, the oases of the south or the heart of the Sahara, the largest desert in the world.

Yadis Camp, Ksar Ghilane

 

 

DAY 1: AIRPORT - HOTEL  

  • Upon arrival at the Tunis airport assistance and transfer to Sidi Bou Said.
  • Accommodation at the hotel 4* Dar Said.

 

DAY 2: TUNIS - CARTHAGE - SIDI BOU SAID

  • Visit of the Bardo Tunisia’s National Museum (except mondays) with its archaeological collections including the world’s largest collection of Roman mosaics. It is housed in a19th century Beylical palace, and was the first museum to be founded in Africa National Museum.
  • Free time at the Médina, the old town. Considerate a world heritage by UNESCO.
  • The possibility of lunch at Dar El Jeld restaurant in the heart of the medina. The number one of the restaurants in Tunisia specialized pages. Not included.
  • Departure to the ancient city of Carthage founded by a Phoenician princess, visit of the Byrsa Hill; with its vestiges of Carthaginian and Roman buildings, and the Antonine Baths, a huge Roman bath complex on the edge of the Mediterranean. Considerate a world heritage by UNESCO.
  • Departure to Sidi Bou Said; Andalous village; for a stroll through narrow streets lined with whitewashed houses with blue shutters and doors.
  • Accommodation at the hotel 4* Dar Said.

 

DAY 3: SIDI BOU SAID - DOUGGA - ZAGHOUAN - PORT EL KANTAOUI 

  • After breakfast, departure to great city of Dougga (Thugga, world heritage), the best preserved ruins in North Africa.
  • Lunch.
  • Visit of the temple of the waters in Zaghouan. 
  • Departure to Sousse.
  • Dinner and overnight at the 4* superior Hasdrubal hotel. Traveller's Choice Award.

 

DAY 4: PORT EL KANTAOUI - KAIROUAN - GAFSA - TOZEUR

  • After breakfast departure to Kairouan, the most important holy city in North Africa and the fourth in the world (World Heritage). Visit the Great Mosque, the first in the Maghreb and the Mausoleum. Considerate a world heritage by UNESCO. The possibility of visiting a handmade carpet workshop.
  • Lunch at the Kasbah hotel 5*, old fort completely renovated.
  • Continue to the oasis of Tozeur, the capital of the palms.
  • Overnight at guest house.
  • Dinner.


DAY 5: TOZEUR - MOUNTAIN OASIS - OUNG EL JEMEL - NEFTA - TOZEUR

  • Breakfast.
  • Visit the mountain oasis, in the Atlas.
  • Return to Tozeur for lunch.
  • Departure to Oung el Jmel, a special locality served as the shooting of The English Patient", "Star Wars" or "Black Gold".
  • Sightseeing tour of "the corbeille" of Nefta, an amazing oasis consisting of thousands of palms.
  • Excursion on carriage to visit the oasis.
  • Overnight at guest houseDinner or the opportunity of attending a dinner show (Optional. With drinks).


DAY 6: TOZEUR - CHOTT EL JERID - DOUZ - KSAR GHILANE

  • Breakfast.
  • Departure for Douz across the vast salt lake of Chott el Jerid, thousands of square miles where, if weather conditions permit, can be seen the phenomenon of mirage.
  • Arrival in Douz, well known as the gate of the Sahara and meeting place of the nomadic peoples. Free time.
  • After lunch departure to Ksar Ghilane, an oasis in the heart of the Sahara next to a hot spring.
  • Accommodation and dinner at the luxury Yadis - Pansea camp. Possibility for a camel or quad ride (optional).

 

 

DAY 7: KSAR GHILANE - MATMATA - EL JEM - PORT EL KANTAOUI

  • Breakfast.
  • Departure to Matmata, striking area for its lunar landscapes, to visit a troglodyte house of the Berbers, typical underground construction.
  • Lunch.
  • Drive to El Jem and visit the most spectacular and the best preserved Roman amphitheater in the world (world heritage).
  • Continue to Sousse.
  • Dinner and overnight at the 4* superior Hasdrubal hotel in Port El Kantaoui.

 

 

DAY 8: PORT EL KANTAOUI - AIRPORT

  • Breakfast.
  • Transfer to the airport.

Rates per person

 

01/11/17 - 22/12/17

05/01/ 18 - 31/03/18

23/12/17 - 04/01/18

01/04/18 - 30/06/18

 

01/07/18- 31/10/18

Based 2 persons 1570 € 1605 € 1620 €
Based 4 persons 1140 € 1185 € 1195 €
Based 6 persons   995 € 1040 € 1050 €

 

INCLUDED

  • Transfers airport / hotel / airport. Vehicle according to number of participants.
  • 7 nights in the hotel.
  • Excursions and visits listed in the itinerary.
  • Picture rights.
  • Excursion on carriage.

 

NOT INCLUDED

  • The plane ticket.
  • Lunch day 2.
  • Dinner day 1, 2, 4 and 5.
  • Drinks, except on the typical dinner.
  • Optional excursions or visits.
  • Tips.
  • Dinners on the 24th and 31st of december. Cost depending of the hotel.
  • Global security.

 

NOTES:

  • Private tour.
  • Reduction of 5% for cash payments .
  • The itinerary may change but always respecting the content.
  • The confirmation of accommodations is subject to availability.
  • Programs can be modified according to customer preferences or days available for the holidays.
  • Departures will always be early in the morning to take advantage of sunlight.

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