Egypt x Tunisia, we’re building a love story
From the pyramids of Egypt To the turquoise waters of the Mediterranean, live a unique moment with your partner, your family or your friends. A sublime journey that only Dar to Dar ® can put together for you.
6 days/5 nights in Egypt
7 days/6 nights in Tunisia
From the pyramids of Egypt To the turquoise Tunisian waters of the Mediterranean, live a unique moment with your partner, your family or your friends. A sublime journey that only Dar to Dar ® can put together for you.
YOUR TOUR IN EGYPT
DAY 1 : Aswan – Luxor 6 days – 5 nights
Transfer to the Steam Ship Sudan. Settle in into your cabin. Lunch on board. Afternoon visit of the Temple of Philae – the Pearl of Egypt – in Nubia, dedicated to the cult of the Goddess Isis since the 3rd Century BC. Late afternoon free time in Aswan. Why not discover its colourful and popular souk. Dinner on board and overnight stay in Aswan.
DAY 2 : ASWAN / KOM OMBO / EDFU
Early start sailing to Kom Ombo, north of Aswan. Visit of the Temple of Kom Ombo, erected on the Nile banks, on one of the most seducing site of Upper-Egypt. This singular temple was dedicated to two devinities : Horus, the Falcon God and Sobek, the Crocodile God. Lunch on board while sailing to Edfu. Late afternoon visit of the best preserved temple of the Ptolemaic Dynasty; its buildings are perfect examples of Ancient Egypt sacred architecture. Back on board. Night sailing to Esna. Overnight stay in Esna.
DAY 3 : ESNA / LUXOR
After the passing of the Esna lock, sailing to Luxor, the Ancient Egyptian City of Thebes. Afternoon visit of the majestic site of Karnak, dedicated to the God Amun, patron of the New Kingdom’s Pharaohs. Evening visit of the Temple of Luxor. The evening light particularly highlights the perfection of Amenophis III’s columns. That’s where the Feast of Opet was held every year to celebrate the floodings of the Nile and the fertily of the land.
Dinner and overnight stay in Luxor.
DAY 4 : LUXOR / QENA / DENDERA
Sailing to Qena, north of Luxor. Only a few ships sail this splendid stretch of the river Nile where you will be able to enjoy a relaxing morning admiring both banks of the Nile. Lunch on board and visit of the Temple of Dendera. Dendera is the name of the spectacular temple of Hathor, goddess of love and joy, also known for protecting women and nursing Pharaohs. Secluded at the border of cultivated land and desert, with its richly decorated chapels, its Hathor-headed columns, its obscure corridors and stairs, the unique vestige of the ancient city of Dendera is one of the best preserved most famous monuments in Egypt and offers a splendid view of Upper-Egypt countryside from the roof.
Dinner and overnight stay in Qena.
ABYDOS / LUXOR
Eatly start (2 hours drive) to Abydos, a holy city and the cult centre of Osiris, regent of the Kingdom of the Dead and god of resurrection. From the Ancient Kingdom era, Abydos was an exceptional site of pilgrimage. The Temple of Seti I is a wonder with its colourful and fine bas-reliefs which mark the birth of Ramesside art.
DAY 6 : LUXOR
Early start to the Theban Necropolis, a place of mysteries and the territory of Osiris under the New Kingdom, Visit of the Valley of the Kings whose magnifically decorated tombs tell the afterlife journey of the dead.
Visit the Valley of the Queens, the secret necropolis of the royal wives. In the Valley of the Nobles, the Tomb of Ramose shows the art of the Akhenaten’s era. Late morning visit of the Temple of Medinet Habu where Ramesses III engraved for eternity its successful battles against the Sea People.
YOUR TOUR IN TUNISIA
DAY 1 : «Dolce Vita & History»
3 nights – Gammarth – Four Seasons
After a personal VIP welcome at the airport, private transfer to your luxury accomodation in Gammarth.
We will visit the charming hilltop village of Sidi Bou Saïd, overlooking the Gulf of Tunis.
Dinner at Restaurant Dar Zarrouk in Sidi Bou Said
DAY 2 : « In the heart of the medina of Tunis »
Follow our enthusiastic historian to explore the secret establishments in the Medina. Enter the doors of 17th century palaces, roam the narrow, winding streets and discover the Tunis of days gone by.
You can also take the pulse of the modern Tunis in the Central Market, a series of covered halls where all the locals come together to do their shopping.
The tour will continue with an overview of the Art Nouveau architecture typical of modern Tunis.
Lunch at restaurant Fondouk El Attarine
Visit the Bardo Museum in Tunis : housed in a renovated beylical palace, you will admire the largest collection of Roman mosaics in the world. It is one of the most important museums around the Mediterranean and in Africa.
Dinner at restaurant le Café Vert at La Goulette
DAY 3 : « Carthage, the ancient capital »
Explore the archaeological site of Carthage in the company of an academic who has a passion for ancient history. In Carthage, where time seems to stand still on the hill of Byrsa, you can really travel back in time!
Lunch at Villa Didon Carthage & Free time in the afternoon.
Dinner at restaurant Le Golf La Marsa
DAY 4 : « The desert call »
Arrival and welcoming at Tozeur-Nefta Airport.
Private transfer to Nefta, one of the most beautiful oases of southern tunisia.
Setting for a 2 nights stay at “Dar Hi” (day 4 and day 6). Designed and created by the international designer Matali Crasset, “Dar Hi” is a unique concept hotel, which overlooks the palm grove of Nefta and the desert.
Depending on time of arrival, sunset and aperitivo at one of the filming locations for Star Wars at Ong Jmel
Lunch and Dinner at Dar Hi
DAY 5 : « Feet in the sand and head in the stars »
« Feet in the sand and head in the stars … »
Explore the mountain oases at the end of the Atlas mountain range – Chebika, Tamerza and Midès – and enjoy a rustic picnic at one of them.
The mountain oases are true haevens of coolness in the heart of the arid landscapes of this region. They contain fresh water springs which nurture a specific range of fauna and flora. The sleepy Berber village of Tamerza, the lush bower of Chebika and the canyon of Midès, which was the setting for the film “The English Patient”, will certainly transport you to another world.
Picnic in the oasis mountains specially setup for the occasion.
Transfer to a camp in the middle of the desert set up specially for the occasion for an authentic evening, lunch and overnight stay in the Grand Erg Oriental.
A unique atmosphere !
DAY 6 : « Tozeur – The city of the poet »
Depart to Tozeur and visit of the city. This oasis at the gates of the desert is known for its special architecture adorned with geometric patterns in sandy colored bricks. One of the greatest Tunisian poets of the last century, Abou El-Kacem Chebbi, was born in this city.
Enjoy a walk in the medina, a tour to the museum of popular arts. After having lunch in the middle of a private palm grove we will organise a tour in the palm grove by carriage.
Transfer back to your hôtel and lunch at Dar Hi in Nefta
Private Transfer to the Airport and return flight to Tunis.
It’s a two week trip – 6 days & 5 nights in Egypte, 7 days & 6 nights in Tunisia
From 540 euros per person and day
International flights not included
The estimated budget includes
6 days and 5 nights
- Day 1 : Transfer to the Steam Ship Soudan, settling and lunch on board. Afternoon visit of the Temple of Philae and discovering of its souk. Diner on board and overnight stay in Aswan.
- Day 2 : Visit of the Temple of Kom Ombo, lunch on board and visit of Horus temple. Diner and overnight stay in Esna.
- Day 3 : Visit of the site of Karnak and evening visit of the Luxor. Diner and over-night stay in Luxor.
- Day 4 : Sailing to Qena, lunch on board and visit of the Dendera Temple. Diner and overnight stay in Qena.
- Day 5 : Sailing to Abydos, lunch on board and overnight stay in Luxor.
- Jour 6 : Transfer to the Cairo airport.
7 days and 6 nights
- Day 1 : VIP transfer from the airport to the hotel. Visit of Sidi Bou Saïd and diner at Restaurant Dar Zarrouk.
- Day 2 : Historical visit of the Medina, lunch at Fondouk El Attarine, visit of the Bardo museum and diner at La Goulette.
- Day 3 : Exploration of the archaeological site of Carthage, lunch a La Villa Didon and diner at Le Golf restaurant.
→ The 3 first nights, you will be staying at the Four Seasons in Gammarth
- Day 4 : Arrival and welcoming at Tozeur-Nefta Airport. Private transfer to Nefta, sunset and aperitivo at one of the filming locations for Star Wars at Ong Jmel.
lunch and diner at Dar-Hi.
- Day 5 : Exploration of the mountain oases and rustic picnic, Transfer to a camp in the middle of the desert for an authentic evening, lunch and overnight stay in the Grand Erg Oriental.
- Day 6 : Depart to Tozeur and visit of the city and its Medina and musuems. Lunch in the middle of a private palm grove.
Transfer back to your hôtel and diner at Dar Hi in Nefta
- Day 7 : Private Transfer to the Airport and return flight to Tunis.
- Unique and memorable Egyptian tours aboard an historic boat.
- The discovery of lands of contrast that will not fail to surprise you
- The calm and freshness of our Tunisian homes
- Breathtaking architectures, historical heritage and millennial traditions
A Tunisia specialist
Your tailor-made trip
A concierge service
Advisers ready to help you
Five languages spoken
An enduring experience