Tunisia

The Sahara Gate


2 to 11 February

Tunisia is a large garden of which you know perhaps some paths, along the golden beaches or through the sea of dunes. A country that will never cease to surprise us, in any place and in any season. With over ten million inhabitants, the smallest country in North Africa today has much more than the bright sky, of the clear water, the beaches and the richness of its thousand-year history its spell will have captured you and Tunisia will then offer itself in all its wonderful diversity.
With these beautiful words presents Tunisia, now it’s up to us to go and discover, in its most characteristic corners, with our bikes, friends and companions….

Pilot fee € 1.850,00
Passenger fee € 1.650,00

1 day: CIVITAVECCHIA – TUNIS 

Meeting of participants with the Tour Leader by motorbike at the port of Civitavecchia at least two hours before departure, set for 15.00. Check in documents and Check in by Ship. Accommodation in double cabin. Dinner on board included

2 days: Arr. in TUNIS 

Breakfast and lunch on board. Arrival in Tunis scheduled for 17.30. Once you have completed the customs formalities we head to the Hotel in the center of Tunis. Free time available. Dinner at the hotel and overnight.

Day 3: TUNIS – KAIROUAN – SBEITLA 270 km

Breakfast in the hotel. Departure towards South, in the heart of Tunisia to get to Kairouan, ancient Islamic city where we will stop to dedicate a visit to the city and then continue to the archaeological site of Sbeitla. Arrival in the afternoon. Hotel accommodation. We will visit the archaeological site before returning to the hotel for dinner. Overnight.

4 days: SBEITLA – MOUNTAIN OASIS – TOZEUR 280 km

Breakfast at the hotel. Still south to the beautiful mountain oasis. We will visit Mides and Tamerza, among the most beautiful mountain oases that can be admired throughout Tunisia, perched on the mountains of granite origin on the edges of millennial canyons. It is not clear how, in places where water is a very rare good you can find waterfalls and vegetation that would never be imagined in such situations. The spectacle is breathtaking: walking among the rocks and seeing plants sprout and hear water gushing out of nowhere. We will continue along the unmissable “Pista Rommel” the hypothetical escape route built by the Germans during the Second World War in case of an English attack, arriving in the late afternoon at Tozeur. Accommodation in hotel. Dinner and overnight.

Day 5: TOZEUR – DOUZ 292 km

Breakfast at the hotel. Departure to Nefta, to visit the village built by the Americans in the middle of the desert for the set of Star Wars and where we will have a first real taste of desert and then cross the salt lake of Chott El-Jerid with stops along the road to admire its splendor. We will arrive in Douz in the afternoon… the door of the Erg. Hotel accommodation. Dinner and overnight.

Day 6: DOUZ – KSAR GHILANE 150 km

Breakfast at the hotel. Departure for one of the most fascinating destinations of the trip: the oasis of Ksar Ghilane where you will have the opportunity for those who want to rent Quad and have fun on the dunes… or do it with your own bike!. And it is also here that we will spend the night at Campo Tendato. Traditional dinner. Overnight.

Day 7: KSAR GHILANE – MATMATA – CHENINI – TATAOUINE 265 km

Breakfast at the hotel. Continue to Matmata in the heart of the Tunisian mountains, a city characterized by its troglodyte dwellings, buildings that are under the ground, inside huge holes and that in the past gave the possibility to the populations to take refuge. Still heading south to visit the important sites of Chenini, the centuries-old fortifications (Ksar), the mountains of Dahar, and then arrive at Tatauine. Arrival at the hotel and accommodation in the rooms. Dinner and overnight in the hotel.

Day 8: TATAOUINE – EL JEM – MONASTIR 415 km

Breakfast at the hotel. Long stop to return to the north of the country. Before reaching the coast for the last night, we will visit the “Colosseum” of El JEM and then continue to Monastir. Arrival at the hotel and accommodation in the rooms. Dinner and overnight.

9 day: MONASTIR – TUNIS – BOARDING 170 km

Breakfast at the hotel. In the morning short visit of Monastir before getting on the motorbike for our last stage by motorbike towards Tunis for boarding. Handling of customs formalities. Check in Ship and accommodation in assigned cabins. Scheduled departure at 18:00. Dinner on board and overnight.

10 day: arrival IN CIVITAVECCHIA 

Breakfast and lunch on board. Navigation and arrival in Civitavecchia scheduled for 17:00. End of services