17 days in Tunisia Itinerary

17 days in Tunisia Itinerary

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17 days in Tunisia Itinerary

Start: Auckland
+3
Fly + Bus + Foot + Train:  34 h
1
Hammamet
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Sousse
— 3 nights
Train + Fly:  2 h 30 min
3
Djerba Island
— 3 nights
Taxi + Fly:  1 h 15 min
4
Tozeur
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
5
Carthage
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  33 h
End: Auckland

2
nights
Hammamet

Hammamet ©
Budget-constrained beach lovers relish a vacation in Hammamet, one of Tunisia's oldest resort towns known for its lush greenery.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hammamet: Tunis (Medina of Tunis, The National Bardo Museum, &more). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Medina of Hammamet, find something for the whole family at Carthageland, tee off at Citrus Golf Course, and kick back and relax at Hammamet Beach.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Hammamet trip itinerary builder site.

Auckland, New Zealand to Hammamet is an approximately 34- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or fly. You'll gain 11 hours traveling from Auckland to Hammamet due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Auckland in November: highs in Hammamet hover around 25°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to drive to Sousse.

Things to do in Hammamet

Neighborhoods Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Tunis
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Yasmin Hammamet ©
Yasmin Hammamet
Medina of Hammamet ©
Medina of Hammamet
The National Bardo Museum ©
The National Bardo 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Sousse: Kairouan (The Great Mosque of Kairouan & Mosque Sidi Sahbi (Mosque of the Barber)), El-Jem (Archaeological Museum of El-Djem & Amphitheatre of El Jem) and Monastir (Monastir Marina, Ribat of Monastir, &more). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Medina of Sousse, examine the collection at Museum Dar Essid, make a trip to Passengers Design Store, and take an in-depth tour of Sousse Archaeological Museum.

For ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Sousse tour itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Hammamet to Sousse in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in November, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to Djerba Island.

Things to do in Sousse

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Monastir, Kairouan, El-Jem, Passengers Design Store
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Amphitheatre of El Jem ©
Amphitheatre of El Jem
Medina of Sousse ©
Medina of Sousse
Bourghiba Mausoleum ©
Bourghiba Mausoleum

3
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.
Djerba Island is known for zoos & aquariums, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the resident critters at The Crocodile Farm, explore by horseback at Ranch Yassmina Djerba La Douce, trot along with a tour on horseback, and take an in-depth tour of Musee de Guellala.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Djerba Island trip planning website.

You can fly from Sousse to Djerba Island in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In November in Djerba Island, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Tozeur.

Things to do in Djerba Island

Parks Outdoors Museums
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Ranch Yassmina Djerba La Douce ©
Ranch Yassmina Djerba La Douce
The Crocodile Farm ©
The Crocodile Farm
Musee de Guellala ©
Musee de Guellala

2
nights
Tozeur

Tozeur ©
With its otherworldly desert atmosphere, Tozeur has served as a filming location for blockbuster movies such as "Star Wars," "Raiders of the Lost Ark," and "The English Patient." The ancient oasis has successfully preserved its traditional geometric architecture, craftsmanship, and fashion, especially in the medina--the old city--where friendly locals extend a warm welcome to visitors.
On the 12th (Thu), contemplate the waterfront views at Chott El Jerid, then take in breathtaking views at Sidi Bouhlel Canyon, and then explore the stunning scenery at Tamerza Canyon. On the next day, explore the striking landscape of National Park Dghoumes and then explore the fascinating landscape at Sahara Desert.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Tozeur online journey planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Djerba Island to Tozeur in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In November, daytime highs in Tozeur are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to Carthage.

Things to do in Tozeur

Parks Nature
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Chott El Jerid ©
Chott El Jerid
Sahara Desert ©
Sahara Desert
Sidi Bouhlel Canyon ©
Sidi Bouhlel Canyon

3
nights
Carthage

Carthage ©
Carthage is known for historic sites, museums, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Site Archeologique de Carthage, make a trip to Centro storico, get engrossed in the history at Punic Ports & Museum, and stroll the grounds of North Africa American Cemetery and Memorial.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Carthage online trip maker.

Getting from Tozeur to Carthage by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Carthage can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Carthage

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Sidi Bou Said
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Site Archeologique de Carthage ©
Site Archeologique de Carthage
Centro storico ©
Centro storico
Baths of Antoninus ©
Baths of Antoninus

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