This remembrance tour will introduce the visitor to the various World War sites in Tobruk and Bardia, including the Fig Tree Hospital, the Commonwealth Cemetery, the English Cemetery, the French Cemetery and the German Cemetery.
Upon arrival in Tripoli you will be met by your guide from Temehu to complete the entry formalities for you and escort you to your hotel.
Depending on time of arrival, an afternoon walk along Tripoli’s shore and busy centre streets, followed by an evening meal by the Arch of Marcus Aurelius.
Flight to Benghazi, to begin the WW2 tour by visiting the Benghazi War Cemetery, then head for Apollonia in the Green Mountain,
to visit some of the most impressive Greek and Roman remains, including a short visit to Cyrene.
Days 3 & 4:
Today you will start your journey towards Tobruk, transfer to the hotel, followed by a tour of the historical town. Libya was the theater of some of the most fearsome battles of World War Two in North Africa, the most famous of which is the Battle of Tobruk. This tour will introduce the visitor to the various WWII sites in Tobruk, including the museum, the Commonwealth Cemetery, the English Cemetery, the French Cemetery and the German Cemetery. Also in the tour the famous cave that was used as a hospital during world war two: the Fig Tree Hospital.
A drive to Alburdi, also known as Bardia, to visit the room of John Brill – the British soldier and artist who painted the famous Bardia Mural,
followed by a quick tour of Bardia, then return to Benghazi for the night.
Today you will fly back to Tripoli, where you will visit Assaraya Alhamra Museum, for a virtual tour of historical Libya, starting from the stone age and the ancient Berber civilisations of the ancient Sahara to the later Phoenician, Greek, Roman and Islamic periods. Then after lunch, you will head for the Old Medina, where you will visit the old houses, the city’s lanes and souks (markets), and see some of Tripoli’s oldest mosques: the Gurgi Mosque.
A quick tour of Tripoli (depending on time of flight), departure & farewell.