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Discover the fascinating history and culture of Libya on this incredible Classical Libya tour. This seven-day adventure will take you through the country’s most captivating destinations, from the bustling city center of Tripoli to the ancient towns of Sabratha and Leptis Magna. Admire the well-preserved Roman ruins, explore troglodyte cave houses, and learn about the rich heritage of Libya.
As you journey through the country, you’ll also visit the old oasis town of Ghadames, a UNESCO World Heritage site known for its beautifully preserved architecture and rich cultural traditions. Wander through the winding streets of the old town, marvel at the unique architecture of the traditional houses, and immerse yourself in the local culture.
Along the way, you’ll also have the opportunity to sample the local cuisine, meet friendly locals, and learn about the country’s history and culture. This Classical Libya tour is the perfect way to explore this enigmatic nation and discover its hidden treasures.
So why wait? Book your Classical Libya tour today and embark on a journey through the ancient wonders of this captivating country. From the bustling city of Tripoli to the stunning oasis town of Ghadames, this tour promises to be an unforgettable adventure filled with history, culture, and stunning scenery.
Arrive in Tripoli; be greeted and taken to the hotel. Meal(s) Included: No Overnight at Corinthia Bab Africa Hotel or Similar
A visit to Tripoli's outstanding national museum in the early morning. departure for a tour to the huge Roman remains of Sabrata After the Phoenicians established it as a commercial center, the Romans transformed it into a city and expanded it over the first and second centuries AD. The forum, temples to Liber Pater, Serapis, Isis, and Hercules, and a remarkable collection of public and private structures are all part of the site. Sabratha has a number of public baths, temples, fountains, and mosaics. Sabrata's most distinctive feature is its beautifully restored theater. Continue to Yefrin, a small village in the Nafussa Mountains, after lunch. Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Dinner Overnight at Yefrin or similar
After a morning tour of Yefrin, continue to Ghadames, the desert's jewel. Stop to the Granaries at Gaser Al-Haje and Nalut along the way. The caverns at Nalut provide insight into the people's ancient living patterns - the common way of life before to the discovery of oil, and Libyans used the oil money to build concrete structures that replaced the caves seen at Nalut. Lunch will be provided in the middle of nowhere at a hidden refuge. We go south into the arid Saharan Desert after seeing Nalut. Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Dinner Overnight at Ghadames Oasis Hotel or Similar
This oasis has been inhabited since prehistoric times and has functioned as an important commerce center and pilgrimage destination on the road to Mecca. Ghadames is a picturesque, calm desert village with a distinct culture. With its complicated tunnel networks, mud-brick lanes, and vividly painted streets, the architecture is the most visible indication of the intact civilization. We'll go through the eerie desert and see an old ghost village. A magnificent desert sunset will be seen in the evening. Lunch will be served in a historic home in Ghadames. Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Dinner Overnight at Ghadames Oasis Hotel or Similar
After a fascinating journey over the Sahara, we arrive in Kabaw Hamlet, where the most of the historic buildings are in ruins and the locals reside in relatively unnoticeable shelters. We'll travel to the ghurfas, a grain storage facility constructed by the early Berbers of the hamlet at its greatest altitude. A journey to Tormisa is then planned to witness the magnificent and well-preserved cave architecture. Prior to arriving back in Tripoli, we make a stop at the Gharian ceramic market. Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Dinner Overnight at Corinthia Bab Africa Hotel or Similar
The highlight of any trip to Libya is a stop at the famed Leptis Magna World Heritage Site, which is situated east of Tripoli. It was once a Berber settlement that the Canaanites later turned into a city. Septimus Severus, the Roman emperor, presided over it during its height. The Triumphal Arch, a sizable Basilica, the Forum, the Public Baths, the Hippodrome, the Amphitheater, the Temple of Rome and Augustus, the Arch of Trajan, the Arch of Tiberius, and the market are all sights we will visit throughout our tour of this enormous complex. Then, head back to Tripoli in the late afternoon. Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Dinner Overnight at Corinthia Bab Africa Hotel or Similar
Early-morning tour of the museum, market, and old medina. The afternoon is at leisure before your departure or a longer excursion. Meal(s) Included: Breakfast