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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 12 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 20 people
Destination(s): Libya  
Specialty Categories: Archeology/History   Cultural Journey  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 1191 Euro (EUR)
Maximum Per Person Price: 1731 Euro (EUR)

A tour of the classical Roman and Greek sites of Libya including Sabrata, Leptis Magna Ptolemais, Cyrene and Apollonia plus an excursion to Tobruk to see the sites associated with this famous World War II siege city.

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrive Tripoli and transfer to city centre hotel. Depending on time of arrival, walking tour of modern Tripoli before dinner.

Day 2: Tripoli - Sabrata - Tripoli. Excursion to the Roman city of Sabrata with its stunning Colonnaded Theatre, and to the Janzour catacombs with their tomb paintings.

Day 3: Benghazi. Flight to Benghazi. Visit the old town, Souk al-Jareed, ancient Berenice and the World War II Commonwealth Cemetery.

Day 4: Tocra - Ptolemais - Al-Bayda or Susah. Visit the Greco-Roman sites of Teuchira (Tocra) and Ptolemais (Tolmeita), the latter with its Colonnaded Theatre and vast underground cisterns. Continue to Al-Bayda or Susah for 3 nights.

Day 5: Full day excursion to the stunning Greco-Roman city of Cyrene with its Necropolis, Temple of Zeus, Forum, Agora, House of Jason Magnus and Sanctuary of Apollo.

Day 6: Apollonia - Ras al-Hilal - Al-Atrun. Morning visit to the ancient city-port of Apollonia with its temples and picturesque seashore theatre. Also visit the Byzantine churches of Ras al-Hilal and Al-Atrun.

Day 7: Tobruk.Excursion to the famous World War II city of Tobruk. Visit Rommel's bunker, the Knightsbridge, Commonwealth and French cemeteries, the German monument, the remains of the tragic Lady Be Good aeroplane, and the Fig Tree dugout hospital.

Day 8: Tobruk - Derna - Susah or Al-Bayda. Continue visit to Tobruk before returning to Susah or Al-Bayda via the coastal town of Derna.

Day 9: Slontah - Qasr Libya - Benghazi - Tripoli. Return to Benghazi via the eerie pre-Islamic grotto of Slontah, and Qasr Libya with its splendid collection of Byzantine mosaics. Flight to Tripoli.

Day 10: Leptis Magna - Villa Celine - Tripoli. Excursion to the magnificent Roman site of Leptis Magna with its Theatre, Forum, Baths, Sports Ground, Nymphaeum and Temples. En route back to Tripoli, visit Villa Celine, home of a wealthy Roman.

Day 11: Sightseeing tour of Tripoli including the superb National Museum, Green Square, the 18th century British Consulate, the 17th century French Consulate, historic House of Karamanli, Arch of Marcus Aurelius and the mosques and souks of the old town where lunch will be taken. A visit will also be made to the World War II Commonwealth cemetery.

Day 12: Tripoli. At leisure until transfer to airport for flight home to London.

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price Includes:
- Airport transfers
- Private transportation
- English-speaking guide throughout (other languages available)
- Accommodation on a twin share basis (unless single room booked)
- Breakfast, lunch and dinner throughout, drinks with meals (ex. non-alcoholic beer)
- Sightseeing and entrance fees (ex. camera fees)
- Tourist registration.

Note: We also arrange visa on arrival at a small charge.

Supplier Information
Location: England
Joined InfoHub: May 2007
Client Request Served: 61

Founded in 1997, M16438 offers FIT and group tours based on cultural, archaeological and desert programs and is the Libyan ground agent for many tour companies worldwide including Titan, Classic Traveller, Captain's Choice, Eldertreks, Distant Horizons, Silk Road Tours, Audley Travel, Andante Tours, Silk Steps,...

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