8 days in Libya Itinerary

8 days in Libya Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Tripoli
— 2 nights
2
Al Khums
— 1 night
3
Benghazi
— 1 night
4
Al Bayda
— 1 night

2
nights
Tripoli

Tripoli ©
The "Mermaid of the Mediterranean," Libyan capital Tripoli exudes a mix of Mediterranean charm and Arabic-Islamic cultural sensibility.
Take a break from Tripoli with a short trip to Roman Sabratha in Sabratah, about 1h 15 min away. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to The Arch of Marcus Aurelius, get a sense of history and politics at Tripoli's Red Castle (Assai al-Hamra), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Al-Majidya Mosque, and hunt for treasures at Fish Market.

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Bodo, Norway to Tripoli is an approximately 21-hour flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Bodo to Tripoli due to the time zone difference. In September, Tripoli is much hotter than Bodo - with highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can drive to Al Khums.

Things to do in Tripoli

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Nalut ruins, Roman Sabratha
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The Arch of Marcus Aurelius ©
The Arch of Marcus Aurelius
Tripoli's Red Castle (Assai al-Hamra) ©
Tripoli's Red Castle (Assai al-Hamra)
Roman Sabratha ©
Roman Sabratha

1
night
Al Khums

Al Khums ©
Al Khums or Khoms District was a district of Libya from 1983 to 1995. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Leptis Magna.

To find where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Al Khums online driving holiday planner.

Drive from Tripoli to Al Khums in 2 hours. September in Al Khums sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Benghazi.

Things to do in Al Khums

Historic Sites
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Leptis Magna ©
Leptis Magna

1
night
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. On the 8th (Sun), pause for some serene contemplation at Benghazi Cathedral, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Omar Al-Mukhtar Mosque, and then contemplate the long history of Ptolemais.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Benghazi tour builder site.

Fly from Al Khums to Benghazi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can drive to Al Bayda.

Things to do in Benghazi

Historic Sites
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Ptolemais ©
Ptolemais
Omar Al-Mukhtar Mosque ©
Omar Al-Mukhtar Mosque
Benghazi Cathedral ©
Benghazi Cathedral

1
night
Al Bayda

Al Bayda ©
Bayda, or Elbeida , is a commercial and industrial city in eastern Libya. Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): delve into the distant past at City of Cyrene.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Al Bayda travel route planner.

Getting from Benghazi to Al Bayda by car takes about 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Al Bayda

Historic Sites
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City of Cyrene ©
City of Cyrene