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. Visit the cultural treasures of Malta on our optional, 3-night extension featuring the megalithic temples at Tarxien, Hagar Qim, Mnajdra, and Ggantija; and the splendid medieval cities of Valletta and Mdina.


Main Tour Pricing:
$4,945 (16-20 participants) per person double occupancy
$5,245 (11-15 participants) per person double occupancy
$5,495 (8-10 participants) per person double occupancy

Single Supplement (limited availability): $645
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MALTA Post-tour Extension Pricing:
$1,595 (11-20 participants) per person double occupancy
$1,745 (5-10 participants) per person double occupancy

Single Supplement (limited availability): $275

 

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Itinerary

Thursday & Friday, October 15 & 16, 2015 - Depart USA | Arrive Tunis, Tunisia
Saturday, October 17 - Tunis | Carthage | Sidi Bou Said | Tunis
Sunday, October 18 - Tunis | Cape Bon Region | Tunis
Monday, October 19 - Tunis | Oudna | Tunis
Tuesday, October 20 - Tunis | Bulla Regia | Ain Draham
Wednesday, October 21 - Ain Draham | Chemtou | Dougga | Kairouan
Thursday, October 22 - Kairouan | El Jem | Sousse
Friday, October 23 - Sousse | Lamta | Sousse
Saturday, October 24 - Sousse | Thuburbo Majus | Zaghouan | Tunis
Sunday, October 25 - Depart Tunis | Arrive USA (or Malta)

Optional Malta Extension

Sunday, October 25, 2015 - Depart Tunis | Arrive Malta | Mdina | Sliema
Monday, October 26 - Sliema | Neolithic Temples | Valletta | Sliema
Tuesday, October 27 - Sliema | Gozo | Sliema
Wednesday, October 28 - Depart Malta | Arrive USA

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