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7 DAYS CLASSICAL TOUR

 

DAY 1: Europe – Tripoli 

Arrival at Tripoli Airport and welcome by your English speaking guide.
Transfer to hotel El Kabir (4*), Bab Al Bhar (4*) or similar. According time of arrival, short visit of the capital of Libya, dinner and overnight stay.


DAY 2: Tripoli - Qasr Al hadj - Nalut - Ghadames  

Early departure to the south of Tripolitania. You visit the most important Berber settlements in the DJEBEL NAFUSSA : QASR AL HADJ and NALUT. You discover the fortified granaries. After your visit, you continue to GHADAMES,  that you will reach around sunset. Ghadames is also named ‘The pearl of the desert’.
Dinner and overnight stay in hotel Dar Ghadames (4*).


DAY  3: Ghadames  

Today you have a walk in the beautiful desert town GHADAMES and get acquainted with the way of living in this oasis. The originality of its architecture and its beautiful decorated houses make that Ghadames is classified by the UNESCO as world heritage.
Typical lunch in a traditional house in the Medina.
After lunch, free time. In the late afternoon you take the 4 x 4’s and drive to the dunes where you can taste the traditional green tea and in sand baked bread. You enjoy the beautiful sunset.
Dinner and overnight stay in the hotel.


DAY 4: Ghadames – Kabaw  - Gharyan – Tripoli  

Today you leave Ghadames and return to Tripoli. On your way back you visit the ruins and fortified granary of the old Berber settlement KABAW. In GHARYAN you visit the troglodytes and a market of potteries. You continue your way to Tripoli, where you  arrive in the evening.
Dinner and overnight stay in hotel El Kabir (4*), Bab Al Bhar (4*) or similar.


DAY  5: Tripoli - Leptis Magna - Tripoli

Today you visit LEPTIS MAGNA, the best preserved ancient Roman site of Africa and the whole region of the Mediterranean.  During the government of Septimus Severus, who was born in Leptis and who encouraged the development of this town, a lot of monumental buildings were raised. The beautiful conserved ruins give you a realistic idea of the luxury during that time. You start your visit beneath the beautiful arch of Septimus Severus. You can also admire the baths of Hadrianus, the Forum, the Basilica, the Market and Theatre.
Lunch in a local restaurant.
Return to Tripoli for dinner and overnight stay in the hotel.


DAY  6: Tripoli - Sabratha – Tripoli  

In the morning, you visit the Museum in Tripoli that houses one of the finest collections of classical art in the Mediterranean region.
After lunch, you visit SABRATHA, 70 km to the west of Tripoli. These archaeological site, near the sea, is really a highlight of your visit. You discover a lot of Punic, Roman and Byzantine cultures. You will surely enjoy the Punic mausoleum, the Roman Forum, the temples, the basilica of Justinianus and of course the world famous theatre.
In the small museum you can admire the beautiful mosaics and statues which were discovered in the town.
Dinner and overnight stay in the hotel.


DAY 7: Tripoli - Europe

Early departure to the airport to return to Europe.

Included in the program:

-  Visa fees
-  Hotel accommodation
-  Full board
- Transport with car or minibus / national flights
-  English speaking guide
-  Sites and museums entry fees


Not included in the program:

- International flight
- Drinks at lunch and dinner, (other than water)
- Personal expenses
- Tips local guide, drivers,…


This is a standard program and can be adapted all time.
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