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El Djem, Douz & Kairouan 2 Day Trip
Activities in Hammamet

El Djem, Douz & Kairouan 2 Day Trip

10 / 10
1 review | 2 travellers
A very interesting tour in which hidden places are known. Furthermore Mohamed and Tarek have been very friendly and efficient.
10 Armando Rodriguez

The magic of Tunisia's desert, cultural heritage and beautiful architecture await you on this El Djem, Douz & Kairouan 2 Day Trip. Visit some of the country's most symbolic sites.

El Djem, Douz & Kairouan 2 Day Trip

Day 1: El Djem – Matmata – Douz

Around 7 am we'll pick you up from your hotel in Hammamet and head to the El Djem amphitheatre, a place that will surely leave you speechless. Did you know that it is the third largest amphitheatre in the world? It could hold up to 30,000 spectators who would go to watch the gladiator fights.

After listening to the curious ancient gladiator stories, we'll go to the Matmata cave-houses, in the Berber area. These houses, dug out of the mountains, serve as shelters for their inhabitants from the harshness of the desert. Here you'll have approximately one hour of free time to have lunch at a local restaurant (not included).

The tour will continue by entering the Douz desert, known as the gateway to the Sahara desert. While observing the extensive sandhills you'll have the chance to try out a quad bike ride or a camel ride. 

After our adventure in the desert, we'll head to a hotel in Douz so you can rest and enjoy a delicious

Day 2: Douz – Chott Djerid – Oasis - Gafsa - Kairouan

Once you've had breakfast (not included) we'll go to Chott El Djerid, Tunisia's great salt lake. An impressive location that stretches for 250 kilometres (155 miles) from east to west. 

Then we'll head to the Atlas range to visit the mountain oasis of  Chebika and Tamerza. And having eaten in Gafsa, the final stop on the 2 day trip will be Kairouan, Islam's fourth holy city. We'll have the opportunity to admire the Great Mosque, an important place of worship in this religion.

The tour will end taking you back to your hotel in Hammamet.

Important Information

  • Tickets for the museums and monuments during the trip must be paid for at the ticket office. The total price adding up the cost of all the tickets is about 15 (US$ 18.10).
  • The camel and quad rides through the dunes are optional. The camel ride lasts one hour and costs 15 (US$ 18.10) per person. The quad ride lasts 45 minutes and costs 20 (US$ 24.10) per person.

 

Accommodation

The trip includes one night accommodation with dinner at the Hotel Sahara Douz or similar.

Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protective material and safety to help avoid the spread of Covid-19.

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Price

This is a private tour organized for you and your partner, friends or family.

The price of the tour will depend on the size of the group. To see the exact price you need to fill in the booking form and select the number of people that will be participating.

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Duration

2 days.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english.

Included

Hotel pick up and drop off.

Transport in a vehicle with air conditioning.

English speaking guide.

Dinner and accommodation at a four star hotel in Douz.

Not included

Entry to monuments and museums ( 15 (US$ 18.10) approx.).

Breakfast and lunch.

Optional quad bike tour ( 20 (US$ 24.10) approx.).

Optional camel ride ( 15 (US$ 18.10)).

Drinks at the hotel.

When to book?

Bookings are permitted up until 30 hours before the activity as long as there are still places. Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability.

Digital voucher

Show the voucher on your phone to take part in the activity.

Accessibility

No, not suitable for people with reduced mobility.

Pet-friendly?

No.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

Per group from
US$ 640.90
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 7 days before

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 7 days before the day of the activity. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.