Libya Trip Planner

Know Your Trip Budget for Your Dream Vacation to Libya

How to plan a trip to libya

Libya is the seventeenth largest country in the world, situated in North Africa. Bordered by the Mediterranean Sea in the north, ninety percent area of this country is covered in desert. Despite the fact that it is in Africa, this country has a similar culture like that of the Arab. Apart from being an oil-rich country, it has its own appeal to the tourists due to its ancient history and traditions.

Visa Policy for Traveling To Libya

Any visitors to the country of Libya must obtain a Libya visa. For both the Us and non-US residents, a tourist visa is required. A valid passport up to 6 months is a must for getting a visa. Your passport must contain at least one blank page for the issuing of visa.  A Libyan tourist visa stays valid up to 90 days from the date of issue, for single entries. It takes 10 to 15 days for the whole visa process to complete.

Best Time of the Year to Visit Libya

Being a mostly desert based country; this climate of this country is desert-like, except the northern regions. As the summers are extremely hot here, so the best time to visit Libya is during the spring and summer when the weather is not too hot and no too cold. However, offering a Mediterranean climate the coastal area can be visited throughout the year.

Top Attractions in Libya

Among the various interesting and beautiful places, Sabratha, TadrartAcacus, Assaraya al-Hamra, Cyrene are some of the best places to visit in Libya. Though there is not much of a beach culture in this country; but there are indeed many places of tremendous historical value. From the world-famous Byzantine ruins to cosmopolitan, mesmerizing cities and desert oases, Libya has enough attractions that can keep one engaged throughout his trip to this country. Visiting the various mosques and museums, going for dessert safaris, scuba diving is some of the top things to do in Libya.

Travel Means Available In Libya

Once you make arrangements about how to reach Libya, according to your preferences; the next step is to decide your local transport options. Bus, car rentals, and taxi services are the most preferred options for getting around the country. These are not only very affordable but are safe and reliable too. As this country does not have the railway services since 1965, the bus service is the main public transport that operates along the majority routes in the country.

Accommodations and Places to Eat

From the latest fancy hotels to budget-friendly guesthouses and camping tents, there are plenty of options to choose for staying in this country. There are home stays and youth hostels too, providing basic facilities to the tourists. JW Marriot Hotel, Al Mahary Radisson Blu, and Awal Hotel are some of the most popular five-star hotels in Libya. Al-Athar, Safir, and Old City are some of the best places where you can taste the real Libyan cuisine.

If the historically reach places and ancient civilizations are something that truly interests you, then according to your Libya travel guide, there cannot be any better destination than Libya itself.

How much does it cost to travel to Libya

Plan your trip to Libya with an estimated budget for your travel. The average daily cost of food in Libya is USD 46 per person. For a family of four, the cost of eating out is USD 184. For getting around Libya, you will need a rough figure of USD 53 per day. For detailed Libya trip cost calculator, use Libya Trip Planner.

*Based on Food, Accommodation & Transportation

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