Libya Highlights Tour

2024

1 17/11/2024

Arrive in Tripoli

• Arrive at Tripoli airport.

• Transfer to the hotel, where we have a pre-trip briefing before dinner.

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2 18/11/2024

Jebel Nefusa

• Travel seventy kilometres southwest to visit Jebel Nefusa—the heartland of the Berber people.

• In Jebel Nefusa, we visit the 12th-century granary of Qasr-al-Haj, the ancient stone village of Tarmeisa and the valleys of Sahel Al Jefra.

• Later we descend the mountains and head further south into the Sahara towards Ghadames, an ancient desert town. We stay here overnight.

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3 19/11/2024

Ghadames

• Full day in Ghadames.

• Explore the unique Saharan architecture of Ghadames old town, traditional houses and mosques.

• Later, we take an excursion to some desert dunes to watch the sunset over the mountains at the Algerian border.

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4 20/11/2024

Gharyan

• After breakfast, we leave for Gharyan, located at the foot of the Nafusa Mountains. Gharyan was a famous trading post and then later known for being the centre of Libya's resistance against the Italian invasion in the early 20th century. It is now a centre of flour milling, carpet weaving and pottery making and is famous for its troglodyte caves.

• Return to Tripoli.

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5 21/11/2024

Sabratha

• Visit the two thousand five-hundred-year-old UNESCO World Heritage Site of Sabratha. Formerly a Phoenician seaport and trading post, it was later used by the Romans before being badly damaged by an earthquake in the 4th Century.

• Return to Tripoli and visit the Gurgi mosque, Al-Nakah mosque, Karamanli house, the former British Consulate, the Ottoman clock tower, the arch of Marcus Aurelius and Martyrs square.

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6 22/11/2024

Leptis Magna

• Drive east to visit the incredible UNESCO site of Leptis Magna. After the tour, you will return to Tripoli, visiting Villa Selene en route—a private villa that a wealthy Roman family owned full of paintings and mosaics.

• In Tripoli, we can go shopping in the old town bazaars.

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7 23/11/2024

Tour Ends

• Transfer to the airport for departure.

Details

Includes:
  • - Twin accommodation
  • - All meals
  • - English speaking guides and transport
  • - Airport transfers
  • - Entry fees
Excludes:
  • - Flights
  • - Visa approval code (we arrange this for £135 for EU citizens, £350 for non EU citizens)
  • - Visa (prices varies between nationalities)
  • - Single room supplement (we can allocate someone to share with on a group tour if you prefer to avoid this cost subject to availability)
Prices:
  • Tour Price: £2095
  • Deposit: £350
  • Single Room Supplement: £210
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