11 days in Libya Itinerary

11 days in Libya Itinerary

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Fly to Tripoli International Airport, Drive to Sabratah
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Sabratah
— 1 night
Drive
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Ghadamis
— 1 day
Drive
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Tripoli
— 2 nights
Drive
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Al Khums
— 1 night
Fly
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Benghazi
— 1 night
Drive
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Al Bayda
— 1 night
Drive to Benina International Airport, Fly to General Edward Lawrence Logan International Airport

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Sabratah

Sabratha, Sabratah or Siburata, in the Zawiya District of Libya, was the westernmost of the ancient "three cities" of Roman Tripolis. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Roman Sabratha.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Sabratah trip itinerary planner.

Boston, USA to Sabratah is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Boston to Sabratah is 7 hours. Traveling from Boston in May, things will get somewhat warmer in Sabratah: highs are around 86°F and lows about 60°F. On the 19th (Sun), you're off to Ghadamis.

Things to do in Sabratah

Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

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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. Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Ghadames City.

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Traveling by car from Sabratah to Ghadamis takes 8.5 hours. Traveling from Sabratah in May, plan for much warmer nights in Ghadamis, with lows around 87°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Tripoli.

Things to do in Ghadamis

Historic Sites
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Tripoli

Mermaid of the Mediterranean

The "Mermaid of the Mediterranean," Libyan capital Tripoli exudes a mix of Mediterranean charm and Arabic-Islamic cultural sensibility.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Tripoli's Red Castle (Assai al-Hamra) and Nalut ruins. Tripoli's Jamahiriya Museum and Al-Majidya Mosque are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's lots more to do: make a trip to The Arch of Marcus Aurelius, browse the eclectic array of goods at Fish Market, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurgi Mosque.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Tripoli trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Ghadamis to Tripoli takes 9 hours. While traveling from Ghadamis, expect little chillier days and much colder nights in Tripoli, ranging from highs of 78°F to lows of 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can drive to Al Khums.

Things to do in Tripoli

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

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Al Khums

Al Khums or Khoms District was a district of Libya from 1983 to 1995. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): delve into the distant past at Leptis Magna.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Al Khums trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Tripoli to Al Khums takes 2 hours. In May in Al Khums, expect temperatures between 78°F during the day and 66°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Benghazi.

Things to do in Al Khums

Historic Sites
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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. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Omar Al-Mukhtar Mosque, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Benghazi Cathedral, and then steep yourself in history at Ptolemais.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Benghazi online trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Al Khums to Benghazi takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in May, and nighttime lows around 64°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Al Bayda.

Things to do in Benghazi

Historic Sites

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Al Bayda

Bayda, or Elbeida , is a commercial and industrial city in eastern Libya. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): explore the ancient world of City of Cyrene.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Al Bayda trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Benghazi to Al Bayda in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Al Bayda

Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

Libya travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Historic Sites
With a coastline looking out across the Mediterranean Sea, Libya has historically been a place of trade, development, and wealth, with empires ruling all or part of it and leaving their mark on the landscape and culture. Roman and Greek ruins and Islamic mosques remain among the main Libya attractions, but excursions into the Sahara provide an alternative for those wishing to get out of the urban sprawl and see rolling dunes, sand seas, and lively caravan towns.