WT-Tripoli 03: 12 Days Tripoli - Benghazi - El Beyda - Qasr Libya - Benghazi - Tripoli - Nalut - GhadamesDay 1: Entry Tripoli
Upon your arrival, check in a local hotel. The rest of the day is free at leisure.
Day 2: Tripoli - Benghazi
Your tour of this beautiful metropolis covers the huge fortress, the National Museum, the old Souk and the Islamic quarters. Then take a flight to Benghazi, and check in a local hotel for a good rest.
Day 3: Benghazi - El Beyda
View the old town with its artistically designed buildings, and colorful Souk. Benghazi also offers the opportunity to meet and enjoy tea with the Libyan people. An interesting drive along the eastern coast gets you to the small town of El Beyda, which is the best starting point for those exploring the great ruins of Cyrene, Apollonia, and Slonta.
Day 4: Cyrene - Apollonia
This morning visit the World Heritage Site of Cyrene. Explore the famous temples of Zeus and Apollo. After lunch visit incredible Apollonia, which was the port of Cyrene where you will see the majestic Theatre, the Roman baths and the Byzantine palace.
Day 5: El Beyda - Qasr Libya - Benghazi - Tripoli
A morning drive through Jabel Akhdar gets us to Qasr Libya where we visit an interesting museum. Then head to Ptolemais, the former capital of Pentapolis, where we will observe the remains of palaces, theatres, Bouleterion and a 3rd Century Bridge. Take a flight to Tripoli and check in a local hotel.
Day 6: Tripoli - Leptis Magna - Tripoli
Visit the renowned World Heritage Site of Leptis Magna located east of Tripoli. Your tour will include the Triumphal Arch, huge Basilica, Forum, Public Baths, Hippodrome, and Amphitheater. Return to Tripoli in the afternoon.
Day 7: Sagratha
Drive to one of the coastal sites - Sabratha to visit. You will see a majestic collection of public buildings, arenas, temples of Liber Peter, Srapis, Isis, and Hercules. Drive back to Tripoli.
Day 8: Tripoli - Nalut - Ghadames
Head south to the Sahara oasis of Ghadames. On the way, stop at Nalut, where you will see the traditional living styles of the locals. After lunch, continue further south towards the arid Saharan Desert.
Day 9: Ghadames
Visit this beautiful sleepy desert town. Here you will see its labyrinthine passages; mud bricked and gaily decorated streets. In the evening you will witness the spectacular desert sunset. Ghadames
Day 10: Ghadames - Tripoli
This morning, proceed to Kabaw village with the old houses mostly in shambles, and all of the inhabitants living in rather anonymous structures. Visit the ghurfas, the grain store built by the locals. Then drive to Tormisa to see the incredible and intact cave structures, visit the pottery market at Gharian before returning to Tripoli.
Day 11: Tripoli
Today is free at leisure for your own arrangement.
Day 12: Exit Tripoli
Check out the hotel. Get prepared for your departure. Your tour ends here.