Souks, Sights and Beaches, Island Hop to Djerba on a Private Tour
Island Hop to Djerba, Tunisia on a Private Tour and visit Souks, see sights and relax on sandy beaches, it does not get much better than that.
There are excellent transport links in Djerba which helps to make it easily reached from all over the world. Situated off Tunisia’s coast and in the mediterranean sea, this island is a jewel of the Mediterranean. The deep, cool, blue ocean water sparkles like diamonds and the glittering sandy beaches at sunset are certainly extraordinary sights.
Djerba is more than just a resort to relax and enjoy the sun, sea and sand; it has many other interesting places to explore and learn about its history and culture, traditions and cuisine.
Venture to villages that have stood timeless for centuries, visit Djerba’s major pottery center in Guellala, go on guided tours of museums or just take a sightseeing tour to see the fantastic landscape that this island has to offer.
Top 10 Things to Do in Djerba
On a Sightseeing Tour, Loose Yourself in the Delightful Colorful Houmt Souk
A very popular place you should try to visit on a sightseeing tour in Djerba is Houmts Souks Old Town. A picturesque place of winding alleyways, colorful shops, whitewashed houses and a harbour with bobbing boats.
From where Djerba is situated, you can very easily do many of the great sightseeing tours or guided tours that are available from Tunis on the mainland of Tunisia.
There are delicious mouth watering traditional restaurants to spend a very pleasant evening and it is always recommended that you try, whatever country you are in, the local cuisine. The locals appreciate when you sample food they offer and can be a bit offended if you do not at least try some.
Travel Tips for Djerba
May or October are the best months to go to Djerba because it is still warm enough to enjoy the sun but also much better conditions to go on sightseeing tours. June to September is the perfect time to visit for lazing around in the sun and enjoying the many water activities that Djerba has to offer. It is more expensive during the summer months. November and December are still reasonable warm, but there is more rain during these months.
The island if Djerba is a great destination to get great value for money. In comparison to the city of Tunis, there are many things that are half the price. A mid-range restaurant meal for 2 can cost as little as US$10. These prices vary from peak to off season but not by much. Accommodation prices vary with the type and grade of hotel you are looking for but it starts from US$30 a night B&B. The price of guided tours vary from season to season.
When traveling to Djerba during the hot months be sure to apply sunscreen regularly and drink lots of water and if you go on sightseeing tours where it involves walking outdoors it is advisable to wear a hat/cap. Where possible, pre-book any guided tours or sightseeing tours in advance especially if you are going in peak season. Always be careful of your possessions and it is not recommended to walk alone at night.
Winter is mild and there are frequent sunny days, nighttime is much colder and the possibility of it being cold, wet and windy for short periods of time. Spring is pleasant with temperatures of 20 degrees Celsius but still short rain showers. Summer is sunny and hot with temperatures in their 30’s for the most part but in some areas can rise over 40 degrees Celsius. Autumn is back to mild and the first signs of rain.