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: You can be picked-up for your tour whether at your hotel, place of residence, or venue of your request.

End location: At the end of the tour you will be transferred back to the start point

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

What’s Extra

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

A Recent Review of this tour

Taha was great! He is very punctual and easy to work with. He showed us the best of Tunisia given our short duration there. I hope to return some day and see more of the country with Taha.
Somnath Datta

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