9 days in Libya Itinerary

9 days in Libya Itinerary

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Tripoli
— 3 nights
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Benghazi
— 2 nights
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Al Khums
— 2 nights
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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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tripoli: Al Hamadah (in Jabal al Gharbi District) and Roman Sabratha (in Sabratah). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to The Arch of Marcus Aurelius, explore the historical opulence of Tripoli's Red Castle (Assai al-Hamra), explore the galleries of Tripoli's Jamahiriya Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurgi Mosque.

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Las Vegas, USA to Tripoli is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. Traveling from Las Vegas to Tripoli, you'll lose 10 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Las Vegas in May, plan for little chillier days in Tripoli, with highs around 78°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 66°F. On the 24th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Benghazi.

Things to do in Tripoli

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 21 — 24:

Benghazi

— 2 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. Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jebel Akhdar and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Benghazi Cathedral. Here are some ideas for day two: relax and rejuvenate at Four Seasons Center, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Omar Al-Mukhtar Mosque, and then steep yourself in history at Ptolemais.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Benghazi online visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Tripoli to Benghazi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in May, and nighttime lows around 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Al Khums.

Things to do in Benghazi

Historic Sites · Spas · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay May 24 — 26:

Al Khums

— 2 nights
Al Khums or Khoms District was a district of Libya from 1983 to 1995. On the 27th (Thu), contemplate the long history of Leptis Magna.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Al Khums itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Benghazi to Al Khums by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. When traveling from Benghazi in May, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Al Khums: temperatures range from 78°F by day to 66°F at night. On the 28th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Al Khums

Historic Sites
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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.