11 days in Tunisia Itinerary

11 days in Tunisia Itinerary

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11 days in Tunisia Itinerary

Start: Manama
Fly:  11​h 45​min
1
Djerba Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Sousse
— 3 nights
3
Bizerte
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Tunis
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Manama

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 24th (Tue): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Djerba Explore Park, admire nature's wide array of creatures at The Crocodile Farm, Head underground at Cave of Ali Berbere, then make a trip to Djerbahood, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of El Ghriba Synagogue. Keep things going the next day: take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, get engrossed in the history at Musee de Guellala, then don't miss a visit to Ksar ben Ayed, and finally make a trip to Dar Jilani La maison des Arts & Metiers.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Djerba Island trip planning site .

Manama, Bahrain to Djerba Island is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. The time zone changes from Arabia Standard Time (AST) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a -2 hour difference. In December, Djerba Island is a bit cooler than Manama - with highs of 21°C and lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to Sousse.

Things to do in Djerba Island

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites
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Djerba Explore Park ©
Djerba Explore Park
Cave of Ali Berbere
Cave of Ali Berbere
Horseback Riding Tours

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sousse: Mahdia Beach (in Mahdia), Ribat of Monastir (in Monastir) and Amphitheatre of El Jem (in El-Jem). There's lots more to do: get a taste of the local shopping with Medina of Sousse, contemplate the long history of Bourghiba Mausoleum, get engrossed in the history at Sousse Archaeological Museum, and explore by horseback at EkiClub.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Sousse trip itinerary app .

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 December in Sousse, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Bizerte.

Things to do in Sousse

Historic Sites Outdoors Theme Parks

Side Trips

Monastir, Port El Kantaoui, Kairouan, Amphitheatre of El Jem, Mahdia Beach
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Amphitheatre of El Jem ©
Amphitheatre of El Jem
Aqua Palace ©
Aqua Palace
Mahdia Beach ©
Mahdia Beach

1
night
Bizerte

Bizerte
Bizerte; historically: Phoenician: Hippo Acra, Hippo Diarrhytus and Hippo Zarytus), also known in English as Bizerta, is a town of Bizerte Governorate in Tunisia. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): explore the ancient world of Fort d'Espagne, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Ichkeul National Park, and then meet the residents at Musee Oceanographique.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Bizerte online route planner .

You can drive from Sousse to Bizerte in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Tunis.

Things to do in Bizerte

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Ichkeul National Park
Ichkeul National Park

4
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.
Explore Tunis' surroundings by going to Hammamet (Medina of Hammamet, Hammamet Beach, & more). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at The National Bardo Museum, steep yourself in history at L'aqueduc de Zaghouan, enjoy breathtaking views from The doors of the medina, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Zitouna Mosque.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Tunis trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Bizerte to Tunis in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. December in Tunis sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tunis

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Hammamet, L'aqueduc de Zaghouan
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The National Bardo Museum ©
The National Bardo Museum
Hammamet Beach ©
Hammamet Beach
Carthageland ©
Carthageland

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