12 days in Tunisia Itinerary

12 days in Tunisia Itinerary

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12 days in Tunisia Itinerary

Start: Cairo
+2
Fly + bus + train:  10​h
1
Sousse
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Tunis
— 5 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Cairo

6
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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Sousse Archaeological Museum and El Jem Museum. El Jem Amphitheatre and Bourghiba Mausoleum will appeal to history buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sousse: Mahdia (Mahdia Beach & Mahdia's Old Town) and Monastir (Forte El Ribat & Monastir Marina). There's still lots to do: hunt for treasures at Medina of Sousse, see the interesting displays at Sousse Catacombs, head outdoors with Tunisia Water Sport, and tee off at El Kantaoui Golf Course.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Sousse trip builder site .

Cairo, Egypt to Sousse is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and train. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Cairo to Sousse. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Cairo in November: highs in Sousse hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Tunis.

Things to do in Sousse

Outdoors Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Monastir, Mahdia, Archaeological Museum of El-Djem, El Kantaoui Golf Course
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Mahdia Beach ©
Mahdia Beach
Medina of Sousse ©
Medina of Sousse
Bourghiba Mausoleum ©
Bourghiba Mausoleum

5
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.
Popular historic sites such as Dougga and Carthaginian Ruins are in your itinerary. Get in touch with nature at Hammamet Beach and Chott El Djerid. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tunis: Yasmin Hammamet (in Hammamet) and Ichkeul National Park (in Bizerte). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Bardo Museum, take in the exciting artwork at Efesto Salon des Artistes, explore the ancient world of Villas Romaines, and wander the streets of Medina of Tunis.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Tunis online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Sousse to Tunis takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in November, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tunis

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Carthage, Sidi Bou Said, Hammamet, Ichkeul National Park, Dougga
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The National Bardo Museum ©
The National Bardo Museum
Dougga ©
Dougga
Hammamet Beach ©
Hammamet Beach

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