Tunisia: Phoenicians to Romans, Mosaics to Mosques (land tour)

Dates: Thursday, October 15, 2015 to Sunday, October 25, 2015 (11 days)
Tour Leader: Nejib ben Lazreg

Dougga. Image by TunisUSA.

This fascinating itinerary features all seven of Tunisia’s cultural UNESCO World Heritage sites, including fabled Carthage, with its museum’s unparalleled collection of Punic artifacts; Dougga’s splendid 3,500-seat theater and temples; Kairouan’s Great Mosque; and El Jem’s marvelous 30,000-seat ancient amphitheater. Other highlights include the leadership of our distinguished Tunisian archaeologist and visits to Bulla Regia’s underground Roman villas, Temple of Apollo, and 4th-century theater; Thuburbo Majus’s Forum, Temple of Mercury, and sunken winter baths; and the Bardo Museum’s renowned exhibits of ancient mosaics. Seize the opportunity to also visit the cultural treasures of Malta on our optional, 4-day extension featuring the megalithic temples at Tarxien, Hagar Qim, Mnajdra, and Ggantija; Hal Saflieni Hypogeum; and the splendid medieval cities of Valletta and Mdina.


Main Tour Pricing:
TBA per person double occupancy
Single Supplement (limited availability): TBA

 

Itinerary

** ADVANCE INFORMATION **
This tour is still in its planning stages.

Day 1 - Depart USA | Arrive Tunis, Tunisia
Day 2 - Tunis | Carthage | Sidi Bou Said | Tunis
Day 3 - Tunis | Cape Bon Region | Tunis
Day 4 - Tunis | Oudna | Tunis
Day 5 - Tunis | Bulla Regia | Ain Draham
Day 6 - Ain Draham | Chemtou | Dougga | Kairouan
Day 7 - Kairouan | El Jem | Sousse
Day 8 - Sousse | Monastir | Lamta | Sousse
Day 9Sousse | Thuburbo Majus | Zaghouan | Tunis
Day 10 - Depart Tunis | Arrive USA (or Malta)

Optional Malta Extension

Day 1 - Depart Tunis | Arrive Malta | Mdina | Sliema
Day 2 - Sliema | Hal Saflieni | Neolithic Temples | Valletta | Sliema
Day 3Sliema | Gozo | Sliema
Day 4 - Depart Malta | Arrive USA

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