This 12 day tour operated by Eye of Libya will take you out east to Benghazi and Cyrene. Packed full of history, this is an excellent tour to see the other side of Libya
Day1: Arrive Tripoli
Arrive at Tripoli International Airport, transfer to your hotel, and short visit to Marcus Aurelus Arch, the Red Castle (Assai al-Hamra). Enjoy a welcome dinner at a local restaurant this evening.
Day 2: Tripoli – Sabratha – Tripoli
Excursion to Janzour catacomb museum and the Roman city of Sabratha with its stunning Colonnaded Theatre.
Day 3: Benghazi
Morning flight to Benghazi. Visit the old town, Souk al-Jareed, ancient Berenice and the World War II Commonwealth Cemetery.
Day 4: Tocra – Ptolemais – Susah
Visit the Greco-Roman cities of Tocra and Ptolemais. Continue to the Cyrene area.
Day 5: Cyrene
Full day’s sightseeing in the vast Greco-Roman city of Cyrene, including the Temple of Zeus and the Necropolis.
Day 6: Apollonia – Ra’s al Hilal – Al Athrun
Visit the ancient city-port of Apollonia. Also visit the Byzantine churches at Ra’s al Hilal and Al-Atrun. Return to the Cyrene area.
Day 7: Tobruk
Excursion to the World War II siege city of Tobruk. Visit the cemeteries, Rommel‘s bunker and the remains of the Lady Be Good aircraft.
Day 8: Tobruk – Derna – Susah
Continue sightseeing in Tobruk. Return to Cyrene via the town of Derna.
Day 9: Slontah – Qasr Libya – Benghazi – Tripoli
Return to Benghazi via the eerie pre-Islamic grotto of Slontah and Qasr Libya with its splendid collection of Byzantine mosaics. Flight to Tripoli.
Day 10: Leptis Magna – Villa Celine – Tripoli
Full day excursion to the magnificent sites of Leptis Magna and Villa Celine.
Day 11: Tripoli
Sightseeing tour of Libya‘s capital city including the National Museum and the mosques and souks of the old town.
Day 12: Tripoli – Departure
At leisure until we transfer to the airport for a safe flight back home.
Trips are on full board basis, and include visa fees, transport as outlined in itinerary, accommodation, camping, meals, mineral water and entrance fees.
What is not included?