Tunisia Heritage and Sustainability Tour
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Educational trip to Tunisia
Uncover the Ancient Treasures and Desert Wonders of Tunisia. Journey through the historical sites of Carthage and Tunis Medina, guided by renowned historians. Traverse the mesmerizing landscapes of Chebika Oasis and Tamerza Waterfalls. Immerse yourself in the traditional culture of Tozeur, exploring its palm groves and experiencing the ancient irrigation system. Conclude your adventure with a magical camel ride in the desert sunset. Contact us now to embark on this unforgettable study trip!
Your travel itinerary could look like...
Upon your arrival at Tunis-Carthage International Airport, you will be greeted by your local English-speaking guide who will provide a warm welcome and assist you throughout your journey. Enjoy a comfortable private transfer of approximately 1 hour to Hammamet, your first destination in Tunisia.
AM – Essaloum Salt Lake & Dar Zagjouan Eco-Village
Start your day with a visit to the mesmerizing Essaloum salt lake. This natural wonder offers a picturesque setting surrounded by salt formations and a tranquil atmosphere. Take in the breathtaking views and learn about the ecological significance of this unique salt lake.
Afterward, depart for Zagjouan, where you will embark on a short trekking adventure. Explore the scenic landscapes and immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the region. Witness the awe-inspiring sights and discover the hidden gems along the trekking route. Indulge in a delightful traditional Berber lunch, prepared by locals, and savor the authentic flavors of Tunisia.
PM – Douar Laroussi
Next, travel back to the countryside of Hammamet, and visit the Douar Laaroussi sustainable tourism project. Learn about the concept of agro-tourism and its impact on local communities and the environment. Participate in various activities, including the making of local bread and Harissa, a UNESCO World Heritage traditional condiment. Experience the distillation process of mountainous plants and discover the aromatic treasures of the region.
AM – Carthage
Begin your day with a visit to the iconic Carthage site, a UNESCO World Heritage site of immense historical significance. Explore the ruins of this ancient civilization and witness the remnants of its grandeur. Immerse yourself in the rich history of Carthage as you stroll through the archaeological site, marveling at its architectural marvels and absorbing the stories embedded within its walls.
To enhance your understanding of Carthage’s captivating past, renowned historian Mr. Hssine Fantar will deliver a captivating presentation. With his expertise and deep knowledge, he will bring Carthage’s history to life, sharing fascinating insights and untold stories that will leave you in awe of this remarkable civilization.
PM – Tunis Medina & flight to Tozeur
Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant nestled within the Oriental Old Medina of Tunis, another UNESCO World Heritage site. Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere as you savour traditional Tunisian cuisine and experience the flavours of the region.
Afterward, take some time to explore the intricate alleyways and bustling markets of the Tunis Medina. Lose yourself in the labyrinthine streets, encountering hidden gems, historic landmarks, and exquisite architecture that reflect centuries of cultural heritage.
In the late afternoon, board a short flight to Tozeur, a journey that will take approximately one hour. Prepare to be greeted by the enchanting landscapes of this desert oasis, known for its palm groves, ancient architecture, and unique cultural traditions.
AM – Chebika
Embark on an exhilarating full-day adventure as you set off by jeeps to visit the famous Stars War site. Immerse yourself in the world of cinema as you explore the stunning landscapes that served as the backdrop for this iconic movie series. Marvel at the otherworldly terrain and relish the opportunity to walk in the footsteps of your favourite characters.
Continue your journey to the mountainous oasis of Chebika, a hidden gem nestled amidst breath-taking natural beauty. Discover the charm of this oasis as you meander through lush palm groves and enjoy the picturesque views of the surrounding mountains. Take a moment to appreciate the tranquillity of the oasis and soak in its serene atmosphere.
Next, prepare to be mesmerized by the Tamerza Waterfalls. Witness the cascading waters against the backdrop of rugged cliffs, creating a spectacular sight to behold. Take in the awe-inspiring beauty of nature and capture unforgettable moments as you explore this enchanting natural wonder.
PM – Traditional Carriage Tour, and Ibn Chabbatt Irrigation System
Afterward, embark on a tour by carriages, immersing yourself in the rich cultural heritage of Tozeur’s oasis. Experience the traditional mode of transportation and journey through the palm groves, guided by the rhythmic clip-clop of the horses’ hooves. Along the way, learn about the traditional irrigation system of Ibn Chabbatt, a fascinating method that has sustained the oasis for centuries.
As the day nears its end, head to Douz, known as the gateway to the desert. Prepare for an unforgettable experience as you embark on a camel ride on the mesmerizing dunes of Douz during the magical sunset hour. Traverse the golden sands, feel the gentle sway of the camels, and immerse yourself in the tranquillity of the desert landscape. Capture the captivating colours of the sunset as you create lasting memories in this breath-taking setting.
AM – Return to Tozeur
Bid farewell to the captivating landscapes as you embark on a thrilling journey back to Tozeur by jeeps. Along the way, make a special photo stop at the mesmerizing Chott el Jerid Salt Lake. Capture the vast expanse of salt formations and witness the unique charm of this salt lake, creating memories that will last a lifetime.
PM – Departure
In the afternoon, head to the Tozeur Airport and board a domestic flight that will transport you to Tunis. Upon arrival in Tunis, seamlessly connect with your international flight. The efficient and well-coordinated transition will ensure a smooth journey as you prepare to depart from Tunisia.
- 5-day study trip to Tunisia,
- From £950
- Possible highlights: Tunis, Carthage, Dar Zagjouan Eco Village, Chebika
- Flights, including 2 domestic flights
- Hotels w/full board
Why not add…
- Amphitheatre of El Jem
Why choose us
- Fully accredited and financially protected
- Knowledgeable and experienced staff
- Regional Educational Development Execs to support all stages of the trip process
- Customer portal and app for when you’re on the move
- 24hr support
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