The Wonders of Ancient Libya
Tripoli, Leptis Magna, and Sabratha
Libya 4 Days/3 Nights
TRIPOLI IS JUST a FEW HOURS flight from Europe via Tunis. With its souqs, squares, Italianate streets, and a huge choice of cafes, shops, and places of interest, it is the perfect base for a short sojourn in Libya. The magnificent Roman sites Leptis Magna and Sabratha are also within easy reach. Full board package for 4 days and 3 nights including visa support. Accommodation is at Victoria Hotel, one of the best 3-star hotels in Tripoli. Transportation is normally by an air-conditioned saloon car or minibus. It is a unique destination not worth passing up…
4 Days/3 Nights
Price on request
Tripoli – Leptis Magna – Sabratha
Pay respect for our Commonwealth allies, at the II WW Cemetery in Tripoli which contains 1,369 Commonwealth burials of the Second World War, 133 of them unidentified
Wander through the ancient Medina of Tripoli
Explore Tripoli’s beautiful Italian architecture
Uncover ancient history at the Roman ruins of Leptis Magna
Admire the impressive Roman ruins of Sabratha
Enjoy a tour of the museum of Libya. The museum is housed in the old King Idris’ place and is utilizes fog screen technology very interesting to explore
Ahlaan wasahlaan “Welcome” to Libya – you are warmly welcomed by our Meet & Great manager and after clearing Custom and Immigration, you are transferred to Victoria hotel. The drive gives you your first glimpse into the life of the people who live in the capital city.
Meet your local English-speaking guide at the hotel. He will inform you about the tour. Lunch and then the tour begins.
We drive to Tripoli´s II WW Cemetery, which contains 1,369 Commonwealth burials of the Second World War, 133 of them unidentified. There will be also a visit to an old Christian church and much more. Later with your guide, you will get an impression of this fascinating city with its long and changing history. (L. D)
How many of you have, while traveling in Egypt or Tunisia, dreamed of the day when you would see the magnificent ancient city, Leptis Magna, just across the border in Libya? Finally realizing that dream, you will spend the entire day exploring the ancient streets and lavishly decorated buildings constructed during the reign of the Roman emperor Septimius Severus. His use of the best builders and finest of materials from his Mediterranean domain preserved the exquisite workmanship and fine sculptures that adorned every building for us to enjoy centuries later. As you visit the extravagant bath complexes, markets, temples, theater, etc., you will marvel at the livability of this city and the perfection of its town planning. We return to Tripoli for dinner. Overnight at Victoria hotel
After breakfast, you visit Sabratha. Amongst all the coastal sites, Sabratha stands out as the most beautiful. A World Heritage Site, Sabratha was founded by the Canaanites (6th c. B.C.), ruled by Carthage, Phoenicia, Numedia, and then Rome in 46 B.C. The site offers a majestic collection of public buildings, arenas, temples of Liber Pater, Serapis, Isis, and Hercules. Tripoli ” Oea” (the bride) of the Mediterranean is the capital of Libya.
Later you explore 20th century Italian Tripoli. Basically, your exploration of Tripoli’s 20th-century Italian architecture heritage will take you through three neighborhoods. Immediately south of Martyrs´ Square is the heart of the early 20th-century Tripoli. Dinner in a local restaurant and overnight at Victoria hotel.
(B, L, D)
Breakfast at the hotel and transfer to the airport 2 hours before the time of the departure flight, B
If you flight in the afternoon, go with your guide to the old town with your guide to do some shopping for souvenirs – or just wander around to get enticed by the confusing array of streets and alleyways in the Medina. Have a break in one of Tripoli’s cafés before transfer to Mitiqa International Airport for your flight after what it had been unforgettable tour.
Support to obtain the visa approval through the Department of Passports and Citizenship and Foreigners to visit Libya (the visa approval submission fee is not included)
Airport assist and transfer from/to Mitiga International Airport, Tripoli
English speaking local guide
Entrance fees to all museums and sites
Services Not Included
Visa approval submission fee through the Department of Passports and Citizenship and Foreigners to visit Libya. This fee must be paid in advance before submission. Libyan embassies cannot issue visas if they do not receive the visa approval codes
Visa fees from Libyan embassies abroad
International Flights (we can issue 2-way tickets through Tunis or Istanbul at your request)
Extra services in hotels such as phone calls, laundry, and room service…Etc.
Services are not specifically stated in the itinerary