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Classical Libya – 7 Days

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Duration

7 days 6 nights

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

Unlimited

Languages

English

Overview

Classical Libya.

Classical Libya – You will take a tour of Tripoli’s bustling city center and the Roman remains at Sabratha and Leptis Magna. Then, after stopping at ancient towns, granaries, and even troglodyte cave houses along the way, you’ll proceed southwest to the old oasis town of Ghadames, which is protected as a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Highlights

  • Tripoli
  • Sabratha
  • Yefrin
  • Ghadames
  • Leptis Magna

Itinerary

Day 1 Tripoli, Libya
Day 1 Tripoli, Libya

Arrive in Tripoli; be greeted and taken to the hotel.

Meal(s) Included: No

Overnight at Corinthia Bab Africa Hotel or Similar

Day 2 Tripoli/ Sabratha/ Yefren
Day 2 Tripoli/ Sabratha/ Yefren

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

Day 3 Yefrin/Ghadames
Day 3 Yefrin/Ghadames

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

Day 4 Ghadames
Day 4 Ghadames

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

Day 5 Ghadames/ Tripoli
Day 5 Ghadames/ Tripoli

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

Day 6 Tripoli/Leptis Magna/Tripoli
Day 6 Tripoli/Leptis Magna/Tripoli

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

Day 7 Tripoli/ Leisure/ Depart
Day 7 Tripoli/ Leisure/ Depart

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

Included/Excluded

  • Meeting and assistance upon arrival and departure
  • Roundtrip airport/hotel transfers
  • Hotel accommodation in the listed properties
  • Transportation in private vehicle
  • Experienced tour guide
  • Admission to listed sites
  • Meals indicated
  • Flights
  • Cost of visa
  • Meals not listed
  • Travel Insurance
  • Gratuity to driver and guide

Tour's Location

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Organized by

BOADI FREDERICK

Member Since 2022

Information Contact

Email

[email protected]

Phone

+233501633428

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