Full Day private Tour Kairouan - El Jem Amphitheatre - Monastir


Tour Number

Activity Level



Youth and Family, Museums / Culture, First Time Visitor, City


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.

Maximum travelers: 10



Arabic (fluent), English (fluent), French (fluent), German (fluent)

A private 1 day tour to Kairouan , El Jem and Monastir

Enjoy a nice day private guided tour to see the top monuments of ancient city of Kairouan: The Great Mosque, the tomb of Sidi Sahab, the Aghlabid Basins, the Medina with its ancient marketplace and walls.
In El Jem, you will visit one of the most important Roman coliseums and the archaeological museum. We finish the day with a visit to Monastir, this picturesque coastal city with its golden-domed Bourguiba Mausoleum.


Pick up from your hotel, then we head to Kairouan the first Holy City in North Africa and known for its fortified Medina and authentic architectural style.
We will visit the Great Mosque, the tomb of Sidi Sahab and the impressive pools at Aghlabid Basins built to collect and store winter rainwater.
Then free time to stroll into the medina (old town) and explore the ancient marketplace encircled by 11th-century walls. Kairouan is noted for the crafting of carpets and for its delicious pastries.
After lunch we will continue to El Jem to visit the largest and most spectacular 30, 000-seater Roman amphitheatre in North Africa and the best preserved in the world . In the small archaeological museum, we will see the collection of mosaics.
Our last stop is Monastir , a picturesque coastal city watched over by its famous Ribat or fortress that was used as a part location for films like Life of Brian. Free time to admire the golden domed Bourguiba Mausoleum.
End of the tour, I will escort you back to your hotel

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Your hotel of stay.

End location: Your Hotel of Stay.

Duration: 8 hours


Transportation Method: -Depending on the number of customers an adequate private(A/C)vehicle(Jeep, microbus or minibus)will be used.

What’s Included

- Private Tour as per itinerary with a pickup/drop off from your Hotel.
- Transportation: A private AC vehicle .
- Visits as per itinerary with a professional tour guide.
- Entrance fees to the sites visited.
- Lunch

Estimated Local Cash Needed

150 Tunisian Dinar TND - -Drinks -beverages during lunch
-If you want to buy some souvenirs
-Other personal expenses
-Tips in Restaurant

This is an average estimate of local payments , it can be less or more , it depends on your wishes and needs.

What’s Extra

-Items of a personal nature and all other items not expressly mentioned.

A Recent Review of this tour

Tour was excellent! The guide Taha is very knowledgeable and a very pleasant company. He was very nice, he arrived on time at our hotel and provided us with everything we needed. The car in which he took us around was a very comfortable and safe one. Also, He masters local history and culture! He went around with us explaining everything we asked. By the way, he speaks a perfect english. All in all, we had a great experience!!!
Christian Azevedo

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