Kairouan and El Jem Private Day Tour with Lunch & Licensed Guide

Kairouan and El Jem Private Day Tour with Lunch & Licensed Guide

Kairouan, the 4th holiest city in the Islamic world. The visit starts from the 9Th century Aghlabid basins with an introduction to the foundation of Kairouan and its glorious ages. Moving to the grand mosque, the oldest in North Africa, then the nearby Sidi Sahbi with an introduction to some Tunisian traditions. End the visit with a walk through the medina and its exotic charm. Visit of El Jem (Thysdrus) Roman amphitheater, the third biggest & the best-preserved one in the Roman world. Terminate with the visit of the famous Museum of El Jem.

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Stop At: The Great Mosque of Kairouan, Kairouan 3100 Tunisia

The Great Mosque of Kairouan, also known as the Mosque of Uqba, is a historic Islamic landmark in Kairouan, Tunisia. Built in the 7th century, it boasts a blend of Islamic, Byzantine, and Roman architecture. Its iconic minaret, the "Tower of Uqba," is a symbol of its grandeur. Serving as a center for worship, scholarship, and culture, it remains a revered site for Muslims worldwide and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Bassins Aghlabites, Avenue De La Republique, Kairouan 3100 Tunisia

Discover the hidden oasis of tranquility at the Aghlabid Basins in Kairouan, Tunisia. These ancient reservoirs, dating back to the 9th century, are marvels of engineering and architectural ingenuity. Surrounded by lush greenery and adorned with intricate Islamic designs, the basins offer a serene retreat from the bustling city. Whether you seek a peaceful stroll amidst history or a moment of reflection by the water's edge, the Aghlabid Basins beckon travelers to immerse themselves in the timeless beauty of Tunisia's cultural heritage.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Mosque Sidi Sahbi (Mosque of the Barber), Kairouan Tunisia

Discover the enchanting Mosque of Sidi Sahbi in Kairouan, Tunisia, a sacred sanctuary steeped in history and spirituality. This tranquil haven is home to the revered tomb of Sidi Sahbi, a companion of the Prophet Muhammad. As you wander through its serene courtyards and ornate halls, immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of Islamic heritage. Experience the peaceful ambiance and profound sense of reverence that permeates every corner of this ancient mosque. A visit to the Mosque of Sidi Sahbi promises an unforgettable journey into the heart of Tunisia's cultural and spiritual legacy.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Medina of Kairouan, Rue Bouhaha Houmet Jemmaa la medina de Kairouan, Kairouan 3100 Tunisia

Step into the timeless charm of the Medina of Kairouan, Tunisia's living masterpiece. Lose yourself in a labyrinth of narrow alleyways, bustling souks, and hidden treasures waiting to be discovered. Marvel at the exquisite architecture of centuries-old mosques, madrasas, and caravanserais that bear witness to the city's rich history. Savor the aroma of spices, the vibrant colors of artisan crafts, and the warm hospitality of the locals. Whether you're a history buff, a culture enthusiast, or a curious wanderer, the Medina of Kairouan offers an unforgettable journey through the heart and soul of Tunisia.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Amphitheatre of El Jem, Rue Ali Belhareth, El-Jem Tunisia

Experience the awe-inspiring grandeur of the Amphitheater of El Jem, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Tunisia. Step back in time as you stand amidst the towering walls of this ancient Roman colosseum, marveling at its remarkable preservation and architectural splendor. Imagine the roar of the crowd and the spectacle of gladiator battles that once filled its arena. With its imposing presence and rich history, the Amphitheater of El Jem promises an unforgettable journey into the past for travelers seeking to uncover the wonders of ancient Tunisia.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Archaeological Museum of El-Djem, Route de Sfax, El-Jem 345 Tunisia

Embark on a journey through time at the El Jem Museum in Tunisia. Housed within a historic fortress, this cultural gem showcases an impressive collection of artifacts spanning Tunisia's rich history, from ancient Roman relics to Islamic art and beyond. Wander through its halls and galleries, marveling at exquisite mosaics, intricate pottery, and fascinating archaeological finds. With its immersive exhibits and captivating displays, the El Jem Museum offers travelers a unique opportunity to delve into the diverse heritage of Tunisia in one unforgettable visit.

Duration: 1 hour

Informacion Adicional
"Wheelchair accessible"
"Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking"
"Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required"
"Stroller accessible"
"Near public transportation"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"Transportation is wheelchair accessible"
"Surfaces are wheelchair accessible"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"

Hora de Inicio: 07:00 AM
Duración: 8 Hours
Lugar de comienzo: Traveler pickup is offered
We Pick up from any hotel in Tunis or Hammamet


  • Carthage Airport, Tunis Tunisia

Cancelaciones y devoluciones: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.


  • Licensed Tour Guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off from Tunis or Hammamet
  • Lunch
  • Transport by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entrance fees to Kairouan and El Jem
  • Transportation in a tourism approved vehicle (insured for tourists)
  • Entry/Admission - Medina of Kairouan
  • Entry/Admission - Archaeological Museum of El-Djem
  • Entry/Admission - Amphitheatre of El Jem
  • Entry/Admission - Bassins Aghlabites
  • Entry/Admission - Mosque Sidi Sahbi (Mosque of the Barber)
  • Entry/Admission - The Great Mosque of Kairouan

No Incluye

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off from hotels in other cities
  • Gratuities


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