Star Wars Tunisia Tour – 8 Days

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8 Days / 7 Nights
Mos Espa from Star Wars Episode I

Star Wars Tunisia Tour – 8 Days

  • 8 Days / 7 Nights
  • Tunisia
  • Pickup: Tunis-Carthage Airport
  • Drop-off: Tunis-Carthage Airport
Tour Details

Experience the Force on this Ultimate Star Wars Tunisia Tour Experience

This Star Wars Tunisia Tour will take you to visit unforgettable Star Wars film locations throughout Tunisia. This includes visiting the Cantina, seeing Obi-Wan Kenobi’s home on Djerba Island, taking a hike in ‘Star Wars Canyon, walking through the streets of Mos Espa, visiting Luke Skywalker’s home, plus more!

Departure & Return Location

Tunis-Carthage International Airport

Included In This Trip

  • Private Transportation and Driver
  • Professional English-Speaking Tour Guide
  • Accommodations in Half-Board (Dinner and Breakfast)
  • All Entrance Fees to Sites and Museums

NOT Included In This Trip

  • Visas
  • International Airfare
  • Travel Insurance
  • Personal Spending
  • Lunches
  • Drinks (Water is Included in the Vehicle During Transportation)
  • Tips
What to Expect

Here are some highlights of what you will see and experience on the Star Wars Tunisia Tour

  • Visit Unforgettable Star Wars Sites Throughout Tunisia
  • See the Cantina and Obi-Wan Kenobi’s Home on Djerba Island
  • Hike in ‘Star Wars Canyon’
  • Walk Through the Streets of Mos Espa
Tour Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive in Tunis / Sousse

Welcome to Tunisia! Arrive to Tunis/Carthage International Airport and you will be met by your driver to be transferred to the beautiful coastal town of Sousse. Dinner will be at the hotel.

Accommodation Options:
– 3★, 4★, or 5★ Hotels

Day 2Sousse / El Jem / Djerba

Morning departure for El Jem. The Roman Coliseum in this city is one of the best-preserved in the world. It was constructed between 230 AD and 238 AD and is believed to, at one time, have hosted between 30,000 to 45,000 spectators. Take time exploring this enormous structure and do not forget to go down to the rooms where gladiators await their upcoming battle. There is a museum in the town that hosts a plethora of mosaics.

Once you are ready, travel to Djerba for dinner and overnight stay.

Accommodation Options:
– 3★, 4★, or 5★ Hotels

Day 3Djerba Island Star Wars Film Locations

After breakfast, you will begin your Star Wars tour with morning visits to the Star Wars film locations on Djerba Island. Your first visits will be at the coastal town of Ajim. Here you will visit the exterior of the Cantina.  The film location of the Millennim Falcon blasting off from Mos Eisley is located in the area next to the Canitina. Located just outside the Ajim town is a historic mosque which was used for exterior shots of Obi-Wan Kenobi’s homewhere he lived during his exile.

Continue along the coastal road until you reach Sidi Jemour, a popular and beautiful beach on Djerba Island. You will see a building that is now used as a fishing shack and is set against the turquoise Mediterranean Sea.  This building was used as the Tosche Station for the Anchorhead. You might not recognize this film location as it was only used in the deleted exterior scenes with Luke and Biggs Darklighter and in the Special Edition for the scene showing Luke’s landspeeder heading towards Mos Eisley with Ben and the droids. 

In the afternoon, take a tour of Djerba Island visiting the famous pottery town of Guellela, El Ghriba Synagogue (oldest Synagogue in North Africa), and Houmet Souk. Dinner will be at the hotel.

Accommodation Options:
– 3★, 4★, or 5★ Hotels

Day 4Djerba / Medinine / Ksar Ouled Soltane / Ksar Hadada / Matmata

Today you will be a full day of site visits and travel so you will have an early start. Begin the day by traveling over the Roman Causeway connecting Djerba Island to the mainland. Your first stop will be Medenine, to begin the visits to the Slave Quarters Row, where Anakin and Shmi lived. Continue to Ksar Ouled Soltane, the best-preserved Ksar in southern Tunisia. You will then pass through the city of Tataouine; although the movies were not filmed in this city, its name inspired the desert planet in the Star Wars movies.

Continue to Ksar Hadada, another film location of the Slave Quarters Row. There is a scene inside Ksar Hadada where a balcony was used to film Shmi and Qui-Gon Jin talking about Anakin as he works on his Podracer. When you are ready, travel to Matmata for dinner and night.

Accommodation Options:
– 3★, 4★, or 5★ Hotels

Day 5Matmata / Douz / Chott El Jerid / Sidi Bouhlel / Tozeur or Nefta

In the morning, take time at the Hotel Sidi Driss, which was used as the interior for Lars Homestead, the home of Luke Skywalker in 1976, A New Hope film. In 2002, the filmmakers returned to this set where the site was featured again in Attack of the Clones.

Continue across Chott El Jerid to Sidi Bouhlel and travel to ‘Star Wars Canyon’ where 9 scenes were filmed including when the Jawas were attacked and buried, Jawa Rock, and the scenes of the Tusken Raiders. After completing your visits, continue to Tozeur or Nefta for dinner and night.

Accommodation Options:
– 3★, 4★, or 5★ Hotels

Day 6Tozeur / Nefta / Ong Jemel / Tozeur

After breakfast, visit the Dune Sea, the Krayt Dragon Ridge, and the location of the igloo of Lars Family Homestead exterior on the Chott El Jerid. The location was also used in Attack of the Clones and the final shot of Revenge of the Sith.

Return back to Nefta and travel to the Mos Espa film site beautifully located amongst the Sahara dunes.  Here you will find the Pod-racing arena, the Mos Espa streets, Watto’s shop, the market, and Sebulba’s Café. East of the set you will find the Yardangs, where the Jedi fight between Qui-Gonn and Darth Maul in Episode I was filmed. It was also the location of the Queen’s Royal Starship.

Close by is Ong Jemelthe neck of the camel’ where Darth Maul arrives on Tatooine and releases the Sith Probes. After finding Anakin and Qui-Gon, Darth Maul is seen flying over the cliffs. Return back to Tozeur for dinner and night.

Accommodation Options:
– 3★, 4★, or 5★ Hotels

Day 7Tozeur / Kairouan / Hammamet

In the morning, you will travel to Hammamet where you will have a stop in the historic city of Kairouan. Here you will wander through the ancient medina. Continue to Hammamet for the night.

Accommodation Options:
– 4★ or 5★ Hotels

Day 8Hammamet / Departure from Tunis-Carthage International Airport

Depending on your departure flight schedule, you may enjoy a guided tour of the Tunis medina, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1979. The famous Zitouna Mosque, spice market, and the gold souk (market) are sites you don’t want to miss. Spend time walking around and enjoy learning about the rich history in the Tunis medina before being transferred to the Tunis/Carthage International airport for your departure flight.

Customer Reviews

Having Mosaic help arrange the logistics of the trip made it an incredibly positive and much easier experience for us to travel around, without feeling like we were trapped on a “canned tour.”

May 2022

Our guide was fantastic! Chris and I are special class of Star Wars nerds as we brought costumes and dressed up enacted stuff in some of the locations… We took over 1200 photos

March 2022

I highly recommend that every Star Wars fan, lover of History, or if you just want to see visit a beautiful place, to pay a visit to Tunisia. And yes, Mosaic North Africa is a fantastic way to do just that. I can’t wait to go back one day.

Randall at Obi Wan's Home
April 2019

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