Enjoy an adventure like no other on this journey from Tripoli to Cairo. Travel through one of the most far-flung corners of the world, experiencing unique cultures, exotic cuisine, eerie desert landscapes and ancient wonders along the way. With long days travelling 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 from centuries ago, visit WWI cemeteries, sleep under a starry sky and mix it up in modern Middle Eastern cities. Experience the extreme heat of the 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!
Day 1 Tripoli
The capital of Libya is an exciting place to start the journey. Take in incredible views of the Mediterranean on a visit to the ancient ruined city of Sabratha.
Day 2 Leptis Magna
Journey to the impressive ruins of Leptis Magna, considered to be one of the most extensive and best-preserved ancient Roman cities in the world. Explore the site with a guide, then stay overnight at a beach camp.
Days 3-4 Ghadames
Walk through the streets of Ghadames and admire the mosques, gardens and houses before visiting a museum that shows how the people of this city used to live.
Day 5 Bush Camp
Travel through the desert and spend the night camping in the bush.
Day 6 Sebha
After a long day on the road, stay overnight in Sebha.
Days 7-10 Tekerkiba/Desert Camp
Board a jeep and embark on an epic desert adventure. With a guide, travel through stark, dusty landscapes of jagged rock formations and undulating dunes. See prehistoric rock paintings, witness spectacular sunsets and camp under the starry sky.
Days 11-12 Bush Camp
Head north towards the coast of Libya.
Days 13-14 Shahat
Using Shahat as a base, visit the remains of the ancient cities of Cyrene and Apollonia. With a guide, explore the temples, palaces and baths of these fascinating sites.
Day 15 Bush Camp
Visit the Knightsbridge War Cemetery, then cross the border into Egypt and journey through the Western Desert.
Days 16-17 Siwa Oasis
Kick back and rejuvenate in the beautiful oasis of Siwa. Soak up the lush surroundings and relaxed atmosphere.
Days 18-19 Alexandria
For a dose of history, stop by El Alamein's War Museum and Commonwealth War Cemetery, then continue to the 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.
Days 20-21 Cairo
Arrive in 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. Perhaps stay on after this trip ends to shop in souqs, visit museums and dine on spicy cuisine.