An off-road travel adventure from Egypt to Libya

Enjoy an adventure travel experience like no other on this journey from Cairo to Tripoli. Travel through one of the most far-flung corners of the world, skirting across the top of North Africa and experiencing unique cultures, exotic cuisine, eerie desert landscapes and ancient wonders along the way. With long days venturing through rough terrain and nights spent camping in the bush or among sand dunes, this trip offers a true escape for those longing for adventure. See rock paintings created in prehistoric times, explore Roman ruins in Libya, visit WWI cemeteries, sleep under a starry sky and mix it up in modern Middle Eastern cities. Experience the extreme heat of Egypt's Western desert, the refreshing breeze that rolls off the Mediterranean Sea and the electric energy of bustling souqs on this trip that will satisfy the wanderlust of even the most intrepid travellers!

Cairo, Egypt
Physical rating
Cultural rating
Min 18
Group size
Min 4, Max 21
Carbon offset
571kg pp per trip


  • Be amazed by the Sphinx and Pyramids of Giza
  • Pay respects at the Commonwealth War Cemetery at El Alamein
  • Rejuvenate in the lush oasis of Siwa
  • See the temples and palaces of Cyrene and Apollonia
  • Admire prehistoric rock paintings
  • Enjoy an epic adventure through the desert of Libya and Egypt
  • Explore the Roman ruins of Leptis Magna
  • Marvel at the ancient city of Sabratha
  • Explore the port side city of Tripoli


Arrive in Cairo, Egypt's capital and be astounded by the ancient wonders that Cairo is famous for. Enjoy a guided tour of the Sphinx and Pyramids of Giza, as well as Saqqara and Memphis.
Travel to Egypt's famous port city of Alexandria. In free time, perhaps visit the Bibliotheca Alexandrina, delve underground to the catacombs of Kom ash-Shuqqafa or wander the seawall.
Kick back and rejuvenate in the beautiful oasis of Siwa in the heart of Egypt's Western Desert. Soak up the lush surroundings and relaxed atmosphere.
Journey through the desert and camp under a starry night sky.
Using Shahat as a base, visit the ancient ruins of Cyrene and Apollonia. With the help of a guide, explore the temples, palaces and baths of these sites.
Enjoy two nights of bush camping Libyan style.
Embark on an epic desert adventure in a 4x4 and spend the night sleeping under the stars.
After a long day on the road, stay overnight in Sebha.
Travel through the desert and spend another memorable night camping in the bush.
Walk through the old city of Ghadames and admire ornate mosques, gardens and covered alleyways. A visit to a local museum reveals how the people of Ghadames once lived.
Take a tour of the impressive Leptis Magna ruins, considered to be one of the most extensive and best-preserved ancient Roman ruins in Libya and also the world. Explore the site with a guide, then stay overnight at Tajura beach camp.
Travel to the capital of Libya and visit the ancient ruins of Sabratha, home to impressive mosaics and stunning coastal views. In free time, relax in the laidback Mediterranean vibe of cosmopolitan Tripoli.
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4x4, Overland vehicle
Camping (with facilities) (11 nights), Hotel (9 nights)
Included activities
  • 4day/3 night desert Landcruiser tour
  • Entrance to Knightsbridge war cemetary at Tobruk
  • Guided tour of Apollonia and Cyrene
  • Guided tour of Leptis Magna
  • Guided tour of old city and museum in Ghadames
  • Guided tour of pyramids of Giza, Saqqara, and Memphis
  • Sabratha site in Tripoli
  • War cemeteries and museum


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