20 days in Libya Itinerary

20 days in Libya Itinerary

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Start: Tripoli
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Tripoli
— 2 nights
Fly:  1 h 45 min
2
Benghazi
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
3
Al Bayda
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5 h 15 min
4
Sabratah
— 2 nights
Drive:  8 h 15 min
5
Ghadamis
— 1 night
Drive:  12 h
6
Ghat
— 1 night
Drive:  7 h 45 min
7
Murzuq
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  13 h 30 min
8
Al Khums
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
End: Tripoli

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nights
Tripoli

Tripoli ©
The "Mermaid of the Mediterranean," Libyan capital Tripoli exudes a mix of Mediterranean charm and Arabic-Islamic cultural sensibility.
Tripoli is known for shopping, historic sites, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: ponder the world of politics at Tripoli's Red Castle (Assai al-Hamra), explore the ancient world of Nalut ruins, take in the spiritual surroundings of Al-Majidya Mosque, and don't miss a visit to The Arch of Marcus Aurelius.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Tripoli online route planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Tripoli. December in Tripoli sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel to Benghazi.

Things to do in Tripoli

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Nalut ruins
Find places to stay Dec 28 — 30:
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Tripoli's Red Castle (Assai al-Hamra) ©
Tripoli's Red Castle (Assai al-Hamra)
Martyrs' Square ©
Martyrs' Square
The Arch of Marcus Aurelius ©
The Arch of Marcus Aurelius

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Benghazi

Benghazi ©
Benghazi is the second most populous city in Libya and the largest in Cyrenaica.A port on the Mediterranean Sea in the Kingdom of Libya, Benghazi had joint-capital status alongside Tripoli, possibly because the King and the Senussi royal family were associated with Cyrenaica rather than Tripolitania. Benghazi is known for nature and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at Jebel Akhdar, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Omar Al-Mukhtar Mosque, contemplate the long history of Ptolemais, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Benghazi Cathedral.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Benghazi trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Tripoli to Benghazi in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. December in Benghazi sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 17°C at night. On the 2nd (Wed), you'll travel to Al Bayda.

Things to do in Benghazi

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 2:
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Ptolemais ©
Ptolemais
Jebel Akhdar ©
Jebel Akhdar
Omar Al-Mukhtar Mosque ©
Omar Al-Mukhtar Mosque

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Al Bayda

Al Bayda ©
Bayda, or Elbeida , is a commercial and industrial city in eastern Libya. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): steep yourself in history at Darnah and then explore the ancient world of City of Cyrene.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Al Bayda holiday planning app.

You can drive from Benghazi to Al Bayda in 3 hours. On the 3rd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Sabratah.

Things to do in Al Bayda

Historic Sites
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City of Cyrene ©
City of Cyrene
Darnah ©
Darnah

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Sabratah

Sabratah ©
Sabratha, Sabratah or Siburata, in the Zawiya District of Libya, was the westernmost of the ancient "three cities" of Roman Tripolis. Sabratah is known for historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Roman Sabratha.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Sabratah road trip planning site.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Al Bayda to Sabratah takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. January in Sabratah sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 8°C at night. You'll set off for Ghadamis on the 6th (Sun).

Things to do in Sabratah

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jan 3 — 6:
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Roman Sabratha ©
Roman Sabratha

1
night
Ghadamis

Ghadamis ©
Ghadames or Ghadamis is an oasis Berber town in the Nalut District of the Tripolitania region in northwestern Libya.The indigenous language of Ghadames is Ghadamès, a Berber language.Ghadamès, known as 'the pearl of the desert', stands in an oasis. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Ghadames City.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Ghadamis route maker.

Getting from Sabratah to Ghadamis by car takes about 8.5 hours. Traveling from Sabratah in January, you will find days in Ghadamis are little chillier (17°C), and nights are a bit warmer (14°C). You'll set off for Ghat on the 8th (Tue).

Things to do in Ghadamis

Historic Sites
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Ghadames City ©
Ghadames City

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Ghat

Ghat ©
Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Cave Art of Acacus and then stroll through Akakus Desert.

To see photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Ghat tour builder website.

Traveling by car from Ghadamis to Ghat takes 17 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. January in Ghat sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 13°C at night. You will leave for Murzuq on the 10th (Thu).

Things to do in Ghat

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Akakus Desert ©
Akakus Desert
Cave Art of Acacus ©
Cave Art of Acacus

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Murzuq

Murzuq ©
On the 11th (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Waw an Namus and then step into the grandiose world of Murzuq Castle.

To find traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Murzuq travel route planner.

You can drive from Ghat to Murzuq in 8 hours. You will leave for Al Khums on the 12th (Sat).

Things to do in Murzuq

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jan 10 — 12:
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Waw an Namus ©
Waw an Namus
Murzuq Castle ©
Murzuq Castle

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nights
Al Khums

Al Khums ©
Al Khums or Khoms District was a district of Libya from 1983 to 1995. Al Khums is known for historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Leptis Magna.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Al Khums trip itinerary app.

Getting from Murzuq to Al Khums by combination of car and flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive. In January in Al Khums, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 12°C at night. You will leave for home on the 16th (Wed).

Things to do in Al Khums

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jan 13 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Leptis Magna ©
Leptis Magna