A day tour to explore Dougga and Zaghouan
This private tour will give you an opportunity to discover Dougga, the largest and most spectacular of Tunisia's Roman sites and containing what most people consider to be the most beautiful single Roman monument in North Africa.
The tour includes also the visit of the monumental fountain in Zaghouan.
Pick up from your hotel then drive to Dougga to visit what are widely held to be the best ruins in all of Tunisia. Dougga, or Thugga, was inscribed on the World Heritage list and turned into a national archaeological park. In this site you feel that you are literally walking in the footsteps of people who lived here two thousand years ago, as you stroll through the stone-paved streets, flanked by impressive buildings .
Our visit will feature the sights including the Roman theatre built in the Greek style, the Temple of Augustan Piety, the Capitol; a temple-like public building featuring impressive monolithic columns; the terraced Baths, the Punico-Lybian Mausoleum, the Temple of Celestis…
After lunch , departure to Zaghouan to discover the monumental fountain, built in the 2nd century by order of Hadrian , filtered the spring water before it entered the aqueduct for its 80-mile journey to Carthage.
End of the tour, transfer back to your hotel of stay.
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building
Duration: 8 hours
-Depending on the number of customers an adequate private(A/C)car,Jeep, microbus or minibus.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
150 Tunisian dinar - Comment: -Drinks -beverages during lunch
-If you want to buy some souvenirs
-Other personal expenses
-Tips for restaurant
This is an average estimate of local payments , it can be less or more , it depends on your wishes and needs.
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Taha was very friendly and knowledgeable. He arranged the tour at short notice and was very keen to show us all the treasures and food of Tunisia. He was very accommodating in stopping where we wanted even if not strictly on the tour plan. A great guide who I would recommend without reservation.