JEWISH TUNISIA TOUR - 10th March 2013
Tunisia has the most stunning Synagogues ever seen with a long history to match. They are just getting their tourist industry back on track again hence 8 days 7 nights all in price of £695 has been offered that includes an internal flight from Djerba Island to Tunis.
DAY 1: Sunday 10th March 2013:
Arrival with British Airways flight to Tunis Airport at 12:35 local time.Meet and great by our guide. Departure for the Great Synagogue of Tunis:The Synagogue was built at the end of the 1940s to replace the former Great Synagogue which was demolished as part of the Jewish redevelopment area, the Hara, Transfert to hotel Tunisia Palace 4* or similar in Tunis.Chek in and overnight at hotel.
DAY 2: Monday 11th March : TUNIS- BARDO-CARTHAGE- SIDI BOU SAID-TUNIS:
Breakfast . Departure for the Museum of Bardo : It was the ancient residence of the Beys (dynasty ruling Tunisia from 1705 to 1957), the Palace of Bardo is hosting since 1888 a structured archaeological Museum. Continue to visit the village of Sidi Bou Said: Drive back to hotel Tunisia Palace 4* or similar.
*DAY 3: Tuesday 12th March TUNIS-KAIROUAN
Breakfast . Departure to Kairouan.
The large Mosque: The oldest mosque in North Africa and one of the world's oldest minarets, there are 414 columns in the Great Mosque. Almost all were take from Roman ruins
Aghlabites Pools: Left open sky tanks
Check in at hotel La Kasbah 5* and overnight.
DAY 4:Wednesday 13th March: KAIROUAN-ELJEM-MATMATA
Breakfast .Departure to Eljem. Visit of the Roman Amphitheatre. Departure to Gabés and short stop in the Oasis.Departure to Matmata and visit of a troglodyte family.
Check in at hotel Diar El Barbar 4* and overnight.
DAY 5 :Thursday 14th March MATMATA – EL GHRIBA
Breakfast.Transfer to hôtel Ulysse Park inn 5* or similar and overnight – rest and leisure day or choice of tour of island and its museums
DAY 6 :Frday 15th March MATMATA – EL GHRIBA
Breakfast - Departure to El Ghriba on Djerba Island. Visit the El Ghriba Synagogue, also known as the Djerba Synagogue, is located on the Tunisian island of Djerba. It is situated in the Jewish village of Hara Seghira several kilometres southwest of Houmt Souk, the capital of Djerba. It currently houses the world's oldest Sefer Torah.Check in at hotel el Mechrek 2* and overnight.Synagogue to meet the Jewish community and having Shabbat dinner with them
DAY 7:Saturday 16th March EL GHRIBA-DJERBA (Free Day)
Attending Shabbat services with lunch thereafter and free afternoon
DAY 8:Sunday 17th March 2012 DJERBA- DJERBA APT.
Transfert to Djerba Airport.check in formalities.
Are Included: TOTAL cost is £695 pp sharing a double/twin room – Single Supplement £145
- Transportation with an air conditionned Bus from day 1 to day 8 (end of services at airport of Djerba) .
- The services of an english professional guide from day 1 to day 8. - internal flight Djerba to Tunis
- Tour on full board basis kosher when possible vegetarian when not .
- Entrance fees to the following sites:
Roman site of carthage. Museum of Bardo The site of Kairouan The colloseum of El Jem
Museum of Djerba
Are not included:
- Drinks, and 4 meals
- Personal expenses.
- Tips to your guide, local guide & driver plus return flights London to Tunis
All what is not mentionned in “ all included” above
This trip will only proceed if 20 people book so please express interest final decision December 2012