Jewels Of The Desert (13n/14d)

The Acacus Mountains are full of surprises for the traveller to enjoy

The Acacus Mountains are full of surprises for the traveller to enjoy

Day 1 – Tripoli
Upon arrival to Tripoli, you will be met by Stylish Holidays representative and transferred to your hotel for overnight.

Day 2 – Qasr el Haj/ Nalut/ Ghadames
Visit the centuries-old grain stores of Qasr al Haj and Nalut. Contine to Ghadames for two nights.

Day 3 –  Sebha
Long drive south to Sebha for overnight

Days 4/5/6/7/8 – Acacus Mountains/ Germa
Exploration of the Acacus with its spectacular scenery and rock art dating back thousands of years. We camp each night wherever our guide takes us on this exhilarating four-wheel drive adventure. We also visit the ancient temple site of Wadi Mathendoush, festooned with petroglyphs depicting animals that once roamed the area such as crocodile, elephant and giraffe. Wild camping with last night at either Al-Awainat campsite or Hotel in Germa.

Day 9 – Germa/ Ubari
Visit the remains of the Garamantian warrior civilisation at Germa, following which we enter the vast Ubari Sand Sea for a thrilling drive over immense sand dunes towards the famous Dawada oases where a refreshing swim may be taken at Lake Gabraoun. Camp overnight among the dunes.

Day 10 – Ubari/ Sebha
Continue exploration of the Ubari Sand Sea  and exit to Sebha.

Day 11 – Gharyan
Early start for the long drive to Gharyan..

Day 12 – Leptis Magna/ Tripoli
Excursion to Leptis Magna, arguably the finest and best preserved Roman city in the world. Continue to Tripoli for two nights

Day 13 – Tripoli/ Sabratha
Morning sightseeing tour of Tripoli including the superb National Museum, Green Square, the Arch of Marcus Aurelius and the old town where lunch will be taken. Afternoon excursion to the site of Roman Sabrata with its stunning Colonnaded Theatre, temples and mosaics.

Day 14 – Tripoli/ Back Home 
Free time at leisure. Transfer to Tripoli airport for your departure flight

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