Touring Tripolitania (7n/8d)

The Agora (Ancient Markets) of Leptis Magna

The Agora (Ancient Markets) of Leptis Magna

Day 1 – Tripoli
Arrival at Tripoli airport and transfer to your hotel for overnight.

Day 2 – Tripoli
Sightseeing tour of Tripoli including the excellent National Museum, the Arch of Marcus Aurelius and the medina with its souks and mosques where lunch will be taken.

Day 3- Qasr El Haj/ Nalut/ Ghadames
Visit the centuries-old grain store of Qasr al-Haj and the hilltop store/citadel at Nalut. Continue to Ghadames for two nights

Day 4 – Ghadames
Sightseeing in the enchanting oasis of Ghadames on the edge of the Sahara desert. Visit the old town with its labyrinthine passages and take lunch in a traditional house. Late afternoon excursion to see the sun set over the sand dunes.

Day 5 – Kabaw/ Yefren/ Gharyan
Drive to Kabaw to see the fortified grain store and visit the library of the writer, Buruni. Continue to the hilltop town of Yefren and on to Gharyan to visit a troglodyte home.

Day 6 – Leptis Magna/ Zliten
Full day excursion to the magnificent site of Leptis Magna. Overnight at Zliten.

Day 7- Zliten/ Sebratha/ Tripoli
Visit the Abd al-Salaam Mosque in Zliten. Continue to the grand Roman city of Sabratha. Return to Tripoli.

Day 8 – Tripoli/ Back Home
At leisure until transfer to airport for flight home

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