8 Days Classical Libya Tour Package from Simoon Travel £1565/- (Posted on Jul 16 2011)

8 Days Classical Libya Tour Package from Simoon Travel £1565/-

8 Days / 7 Nights – £1565/-

This is a gentle cultural tour accompanied by an experienced English speaking local Libyan guide & onsite guides.  There is also an opportunity to add on a visit to the war graves of Tobruk if you wish. Hotel accommodation throughout this tour is in 4* hotels.  Prices from £1565 >>

Ruins of Sabratha

Ruins of Sabratha

Day 1
Arrive in Tripoli: Explore the charming city of Tripoli with its souks and Italianate streets and squares and enjoy a meal in a lively restaurant.

Day 2
Ruins of Sabratha: The ancient Roman city of Sabratha is one of the most well preserved sites in the world today with a spectacular theatre over looking the sea.

Day 3
Magnificent Leptis Magna: The city of Leptis Magna is one of the highlights of any Libyan tour. An extensive site, Leptis Magna was once one of the most extravagantly appointed cities in the Roman Empire.

Day 4
Cyrenaica: Tolmeitha and Qasr Libya: Fly to Benghazi. Visit Tolmeitha, formerly Ptolemais and part of the Cyrenaican Pentapolis. Drive through the Green mountains to see the Byzantine mosaics of Qasr Libya.

Day 5
Cyrene: Cyrene was the premier city of the Pentapolis and is set in a Mediterranean landscape with spectacular views over the coastal plains.

Day 6
Apollonia and Ras al Hillal: Visit the ancient port of Apollonia right on the beach and explore the pretty coastal area around the town of Ras al Hillal.

Cyrene Libya

Cyrene Libya

Day 7
Tripoli: Tripoli is an attractive city combining the dual charms of the Arab old quarter and the Italianate streets of the new town. Explore the souks, shops and café culture in the old medina.

Day 8
Tripoli Museum and Depart: The Museum in Tripoli is a “must-see”, housing one of the largest collections of classical art in the world as well as the remarkable Qaddafi gallery.

Our journey starts with a visit to the magnificent Roman cities of Sabratha and Leptis Magna and then along the coast towards Benghazi exploring the eastern area of Libya known as Cyrenaica. The week will be spent visiting some of the finest ancient Greek sites of the Pentapolis including Apollonia, Cyrene, Tocra and Tolmeitha, all of which overlook the sea. The journey takes us through the Jebel Akhdar, the highest mountains in Libya, where the legendary Omar al Muhktar fought a fierce resistance against the Italians in the 1920s. See splendid mosaics, prehistoric caves and enjoy spectacular views of the Mediterranean from the mountains that border the sea. We will either picnic at the sites or eat in local restaurants nearby.

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Posted by on Jul 16 2011. Filed under Africa, Benghazi, Leptis Magna, Libya, Tobruk, Tripoli.

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8 Days Classical Libya Tour Package from Simoon Travel £1565/-

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