Morning depart from Sousse, Hammamet, or Tunis. Discover the might of the Romans at the Colosseum of El Jem, a Unesco World Heritage Site and the 3rd largest in the Roman Empire. After leaving El Jem, you’ll head to Sfax, the 2016 capital of Arab culture. You’ll begin your visit of the old city with a traditional seafood lunch. After lunch, explore the centuries old medina and learn about its history and role in today’s culture. Finish your day by sharing a meal with your hosts, Selma and Hafidh, at your bed and breakfast. (Overnight at Dar Selma Bed and Breakfast in Sfax)
DAY 2: Olive Field Visit & Cooking Lesson
After a traditional breakfast, ride through Sfax’s endless olive fields where you’ll arrive to a local family farm. Visit the family’s olive field and learn about olive production in the region. You will eat a traditional lunch and taste olive oil from the farm. Head back to Sfax, where you will learn about Tunisian cuisine and cooking with Selma at your bed and breakfast. Finish off the day with a meal together. (Overnight at Dar Selma Bed and Breakfast in Sfax)
DAY 3: Kerkennah & Sousse
After breakfast, you will take a ferry to the serene island of Kerkennah, located off the coast of Sfax. Head out on a boat with local fishermen and learn about Kerkennah’s centuries-old fishing methods. After the boat excursion, enjoy a seafood lunch with a local family. You’ll take the ferry back to Sfax in the late afternoon, and head back to your original location.
This tour includes…
Pick up and drop off at your location in Sousse, Tunis, or Hammamet
Accommodation at above mentioned camp and hotel (based 2 people sharing a double room and availability at time of booking)
Transportation to all above locations in a private car or minivan with a professional driver
Professional English speaking tour guide
Above listed experiences
Entrance fees to all the sites mentioned
Above listed meals
This tour package does not include…
Tips (guide and driver tips are customary at around $10 per day)
Travel insurance (If you are interested in purchasing travel insurance, just let us know)
Flights (Engaging Cultures Travel will be happy to assist in your air ticketing)
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