Cairo to Tripoli Itinerary

An off-road travel adventure from Egypt to Libya. Visit Cairo, Tripoli, Sabratha, the Leptis Magna ruins, the oasis of Siwa, the Sphinx and Pyramids of Giza.

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Day 1 Cairo

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.
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Days 2-3 Alexandria

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.
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Days 4-5 Siwa

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.
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Day 6 Bush Camp

Journey through the desert and camp under a starry night sky.
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Days 7-8 Shahat

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.
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Days 9-10 Bush Camp

Enjoy two nights of bush camping Libyan style.
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Days 11-14 Tekerkiba/Desert Camp

Embark on an epic desert adventure in a 4x4 and spend the night sleeping under the stars.
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Day 15 Sebha

After a long day on the road, stay overnight in Sebha.
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Day 16 Bush Camp

Travel through the desert and spend another memorable night camping in the bush.
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Days 17-18 Ghadames

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.
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Day 19 Leptis Magna

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.
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Days 20-21 Tripoli

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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