Outdoor Activities in Libya

Libya is a wonderland for anyone who enjoys outdoor life. When you travel to Libya you can take advantage of the wonderful warm climate, the selection of natural beauty and the ability to explore the outdoors, enjoy some adventure and try new and interesting things.

Jebel Akhdar

Jebel Akhdar is the green mountains located in north east Libya. It’s a popular tourist attractions offering great hiking trails and bird watching opportunities. Take a walk up the mountains and soak up the spectacular scenery of the area.

Sahara Desert

The Sahara Desert is a wonderland for the outdoor enthusiast. The golden dunes offer a choice of interesting activities from riding a camel to surfing the dunes. These are once in a lifetime opportunities that shouldn’t be missed if you are near the Sahara during your trip to Libya.

Acacus Mountains

The Acacus Mountains are located in the Sahara Desert close to Ghat and are a medley of rocky gorges, caves and ravines, perfect for hiking and rock climbing. There is also some spectacular rock art which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, definitely worth taking the time to stop and explore.


There is one thing that Libya has no shortage of and that is beautiful stretches of sandy shoreline and vast expanses of ocean. A playground for the outdoor enthusiast with a choice of great outdoor activities including swimming and snorkeling.

The Sites

Any city you visit will have a Medina. The Medina is the old town and often a walled area of narrow passages and covered alleys boasting spectacular architecture and bustling souks. The souks are traditional markets where you can purchase a selection of traditional items to take back home with you. You can easily spend the day walking the streets and getting a feel for the area.

Consider adding some of these outdoor activities on your Libya tour.

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