North-South Tour departing from Tunis

Description of the North-South Tour

Embark on an unforgettable 7-day North-South Tour, a journey through Tunisia departing from Tunis. This seven-day adventure will take you through the country’s most iconic historical and cultural sites, from the bustling alleys of Tunis’ old medina to the majestic desert landscapes. Immerse yourself in Tunisia’s ancient history in Dougga and Kairouan, explore mountain oases and Berber villages, and marvel at the Roman and Punic ruins of Carthage. With a perfect blend of culture, adventure, and relaxation, this circuit promises an unforgettable experience in the vibrant heart of the Mediterranean.

About the North-South Tour

  • Duration : 7 Days
  • Departure Time: 8:30 a.m
  • Pick up : Tunis – Hammamet – Sousse and all north Tunisia (our team picks you up wherever you are in north Tunisia)
  • Confirmation : immediate 
  • Guide : Arabic – French – English – German – Italian
  • Type de transport : Air-conditioned tourist vehicle
  • A Tour approved by the Tunisian Tourist Office 
  • Cancellation : See Terms and Conditions


  • Take advantage of your address pick-up wherever you are in Tunisia
  • Discover a large part of southern Tunisia
  • Enjoy a hike between the Ksours of Beni Khadech, off the beaten track
  • Hike in the Berber villages of Chenini, Douiret and Toujane
  • Cross the large sand dunes in the footsteps of dromedaries
  • Spend a night in a tent in the middle of the desert (wild bivouac)
  • Meet nature and dive deep into local life
  • Follow local guides and admire Tunisian nature off the beaten track
  • Possibility to personalize the circuit according to your desires


Day 1 : Highlights of Tunis

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Visit the old medina of Tunis and wander through its narrow streets
  • Learn more about the old medina and Tunisia’s history with your guide
  • Visit the Bardo Museum.
  • Head to La Goulette for a local grilled fish lunch
  • Explore the various components of the Carthage archaeological site and learn about Roman and Punic history in Tunisia
  • Visit the beatiful coast village of Sidi Bousaid
  • Return to your hotel, dinner, and overnight stay.

Accommodation : Hotel Belvédère Fourati with half-board

Day 2 : Dougga and Kairouan

La Grande Mosquée de Kairouan
  • Breakfast at the hotel
    Head to Dougga via the highway
  • Visit the Andalusian town of Testour, known for its unique clock that runs backward
  • Continue to Dougga and explore its archaeological site : the best-preserved UNESCO World Heritage site in Tunisia.
  • Midday Lunch at Hotel Thugga
  • Head to Kairouan the holy City of Tunisia
  • Arrival and walk through its old medina (a UNESCO site and filming location for Indiana Jones)
  • Check-in at your hotel, dinner, and overnight stay

Accommodation : 5-star Hotel Kasbah Kairouan with half-board

Day 3 : Kairouan and Tozeur

La Médina de Tozeur
  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Visit the Great Mosque of Kairouan: the 3rd most important mosque in the Islamic world.
  • isit the famous Aghlabid basins: considered the most important hydraulic works in Muslim world history.
  • Head to Tozeur
  • Visit of the old Medina and the palm groove
  • Dinner and overnight at the hotel

Accommodation : 4-star Hotel Ksar Rouge Tozeur with half-board

Day 4 : Mountain Oases and the gate of the desert

L'oasis de montagne de Chebika
  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Head to the Chebika oasis and explore the mountain oases (Berber village, mountain hiking and waterfalls)
  • Visit the Great Tamerza Waterfall
    Explore the canyons of Mides
  • Midday lunch at a local restaurant
  • Navigate through big rocky obstacles and sand dunes for an unforgettable experience at Ong Jemal, (Photo stop at the famous Star Wars site.)
  • Head to Douz (the gate of the desert) across the biggest Salt Lake in north Africa (Chott Djerid)
  • Arrival Installation at Sabria Bedouin Tent Camp for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation : Sabria Bedouin Tent Camp

Day 5 : Ksar Ghilane Oasis, Tatooine berber Villages and overnight at a 12th century cottage

La porte du désert Matmata Douz
  • Breakfast at the Camp
  • Visit of Douz local market
  • Head to the Ksar Ghilane oasis (famous for its natural hot spring)
  • Arrival and free time to swim in the hot spring with the opportunity for a camel or a quad ride in the sand dunes (additional activity)
  • Midday lunch
  • Departure towards Tatooine Berber town
  • Visit of the local market, Chenini Berber village, Ksar Hadada and the mosque of the 7 sleepers
  • Head to Beni Khadech and check-in at Ksar Jouamaa : a 12th century cottage nestled 550 meters above a mountain in the Dhaher region
  • Settle into your Berber Ghorfa rooms
  • Enjoy the historical site and admire the sunset 
  • Dinner and overnight stay

Accommodation : Ksar Jouamaa Historic Berber Cottage 

Day 6 : Djerba the island of dreams

L'ile de Djerba - Guide Voyage Djerba
  • Breakfast at Ksar Jouamaa
  • Head to Djerba, the island of Dreams
  • Visit Djerba Hood, Djerba Explore, the suqs, Guellala museum
  • Original midday Lunch at the market where you will choose and buy yourself your own fish and make it grilled and served with a salad and a drink
  • Free afternoon (enjoy the wonderful beach)
  • Dinner and night in a 4 star hotel

Accommodation : 4 star hotel

Day 7 : The troglodyte Village of Matmata, Visit of El Jem Amphitheater and Back to Tunis

Guide Voyage Matmata
  • Breakfast at your hotel.
  • Head to Matmata troglodyte village with a photo stop at Toujane berber Village
  • Visit of the famous Sidi Driss (Star Wars filming location)
  • Visit of a Berber Family in their troglodyte Dwelling Home
  • Midday Lunch with a local berber family
  • Head to El Jem
  • Visit of the Colosseum (the biggest in the world after the one of Rome)
  • Visit of El Jem museum
  • Back to Tunis and end of our services.

North-South Tour in pictures

Circuit Trekking en Tunisie
Circuit Trekking en Tunisie

North-South Tour in video



The rates below correspond to the Tour’s initial proposal. This price might change according to our exchanges of emails and the modifications you would wish to add to customize the program according to your desires.

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