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added on the 9th of August, 2009
Tripoli - Sabrata - Nalut - Ghadames - Ghat - Acacus - Murzuk Sand Sea -Wadi Mathendoush - Germa - Ubari Sand Sea – Desert Lakes - Sabha - Gharyan - Leptis Magna - Tripoli
Breakfast, lunch and dinner included throughout. Accommodation in 5-4-3 star hotels and camping. Transportation: model 2000 mini buses w/ A/C, and model 86-88 4wd vehicles . Seven nights camping.
Detailed program:
Day 1 : Europe - Tripoli
In Tripoli, you’ll be met by your guide on arrival at the airport and transfer to Bab al-Bahr Hotel overlooking the Mediterranean and the medina or similar for 2 nights.
Day 2 : Tripoli – Sabratha - Tripoli 73 km.
Morning sightseeing in Tripoli, capital city of Libya, including a visit to the National Museum, Green Square, Arch of Marcus Aurelius , the mosques and traditional souks of the old town. In the afternoon, excursion to the magnificent Roman site of Sabratha with its marvelous Colonnaded Theatre, public lavatories with fine sculptures of naked goddesses!. Late evening drive back to Tripoli.
Dinner / Over-night at your hotel.
Day 3 : Tripoli – Nalut – Ghadames 630 km.
Visit the centuries-old grain store of Qasr al-Haj and the hill-top grain store/citadel of Nalut. Continue to Ghadames for two nights.
Day 4 : Full Day Ghadames
Sightseeing in the enchanting oasis town of Ghadames with its labyrinthine passages and unique architecture and a visit to the cultural museum. Late afternoon excursion to see the sun set over the sand dunes. Dinner will be taken in a richly decorated traditional house.
Days 5/6/7 : Ghadames – GHAT – Travel over the endless dunes of the desert, with accommodation in “hotels of 1,000,000 stars” ! (camping)
Days 8/9/10 Acacus - Exploration of the magnificent Acacus with its spectacular scenery and millennia-old rock art. and the fringes of the immense Murzuk Sand Sea. With a visit to Barjuj Agriculture Project Wild camping among the dunes.
Day 11 : Barjuj – Machandoush – Germa - Gaberoun Lake - Visit the pre-historic engravings of Wadi Mathendous, then continue exploration of the huge sand dunes of the Ubari Sand Sea with a visit to the Sahara's magnificent Lakes. Time to rest and enjoy a cooling swim at Lake Gabroun. Wild camping among the dunes.
Day 12 : Gabroun lake – Um-Alma Lake – Sabha.
Visit the Lakes. After lunch we drive to Germa, visit the museum and the remains of the ancient Germantian warrior civilization. Drive towards Sabha. Dinner/over-night at your hotel.
Day 13 Sabha – Gheryan 1025 km.
Full day's drive north to Gheryan with a stop at Kabaw to visit its fascinating centuries-old grain store.
Day 14 : Gheryan – Leptis Magna – Tripoli 145 km.
Excursion to the magnificent Roman city of Leptis Magna. Continue to Tripoli. Dinner/over-night at your hotel..
Day 15 : At leisure until transfer to airport for flight home

 
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