25 days in Libya Itinerary

25 days in Libya Itinerary

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Tripoli
— 3 nights
Drive
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Sabratah
— 5 nights
Drive
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Ghadamis
— 4 nights
Drive
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Ghat
— 3 nights
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Drive to Sebha, Fly to Benghazi, Drive to Al Bayda
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Al Bayda
— 3 nights
Drive
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Benghazi
— 3 nights
Fly
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Al Khums
— 3 nights
Drive

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Tripoli

— 3 nights

Mermaid of the Mediterranean

The "Mermaid of the Mediterranean," Libyan capital Tripoli exudes a mix of Mediterranean charm and Arabic-Islamic cultural sensibility.
Step out of Tripoli with an excursion to Al Hamadah in Jabal al Gharbi District--about 1h 40 min away. There's lots more to do: ponder the world of politics at Tripoli's Red Castle (Assai al-Hamra), make a trip to The Arch of Marcus Aurelius, delve into the distant past at Nalut ruins, and browse the exhibits of Tripoli's Jamahiriya Museum.

For reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Tripoli trip itinerary maker tool.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Tripoli. In January in Tripoli, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 12°C at night. On the 8th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Sabratah.

Things to do in Tripoli

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Nature

Side Trips

Sabratah

— 5 nights
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.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Sabratah road trip planning app.

You can drive from Tripoli to Sabratah in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Tripoli in January, expect slightly colder with lows of 8°C in Sabratah. On the 13th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Ghadamis.

Things to do in Sabratah

Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

Ghadamis

— 4 nights
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. Ghadamis is known for historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Ghadames City.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Ghadamis online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Sabratah to Ghadamis takes 8.5 hours. While traveling from Sabratah, expect little chillier days and somewhat warmer nights in Ghadamis, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of 14°C. You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Ghat.

Things to do in Ghadamis

Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

Ghat

— 3 nights
Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): stroll through Akakus Desert.

To see maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Ghat tour planning tool.

You can drive from Ghadamis to Ghat in 17 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in January, and nighttime lows around 13°C. You'll have a few hours on the 20th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Al Bayda.

Things to do in Ghat

Nature · Parks
Highlights from your trip

Al Bayda

— 3 nights
Bayda, or Elbeida , is a commercial and industrial city in eastern Libya. Go for a jaunt from Al Bayda to Susah to see Apollonia about 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of City of Cyrene.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Al Bayda day trip planning app.

Getting from Ghat to Al Bayda by combination of car and flight takes about 14 hours. Other options: drive. On the 23rd (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Benghazi.

Things to do in Al Bayda

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Benghazi

— 3 nights
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, historic sites, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jebel Akhdar, steep yourself in history at Ptolemais, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Omar Al-Mukhtar Mosque, and soothe aching muscles at Four Seasons Center.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Benghazi trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Al Bayda to Benghazi in 3 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Al Khums.

Things to do in Benghazi

Historic Sites · Spas · Nature · Parks

Al Khums

— 3 nights
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: delve into the distant past at Leptis Magna.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Al Khums sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Benghazi to Al Khums in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In January, daily temperatures in Al Khums can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. On the 29th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Al Khums

Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

Libya travel guide

4.5
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.