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Old 13 Jun 2008
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Libyan guide for independant travel?

Hi,
Does anyone know of any guides in Libya other than Fessano or Sami of Almuheet tours. I am having no luck with either at the moment.
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hi farmer how did you get on with fessano tours?i spoke with a guy yeasterday called hadi bkai about going there early next year.i priced it for me alone and they emailed this back:


hello costs are very clear on the link provided below:

http://www.fessano-w-tours.com/index...&id=3&Itemid=5

you will cover your own expenses such as food, accommodation, sites
entrance fees ...etc.
basically you need to pay:

* Invitation letter = 50.00 Euros
* Entry visa fees = 35.00 Euros (upon arrival visa)
* Official stamps = 20.00 Euros
* Border assistance = 50.00 Euros
* Border formalities fees : 130.00 Euros for your motorbike (100.00 Euros
in case owner hold Int. carnet)
* Tour guide by own vehicle = 100.00 Euros per day = 1,000.00 Euros (10 days)

feul cost: 0.18 LYD per liter (1.00 Euro = 1.85 LYD)

all the best.

Hadi Bkai
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Fessano Tours Co.
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+ 218.21.3336 515
+ 218.91.4060 898

ive been tring to call the embassy for 2 days,austrailans can get a visa but im a kiwi so am tring to find out if i can get one but can never get through.
cheers
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He'll be in touch

Keep trying with Hadi, he's normally very efficient though.

He'll do everything visa for you, don't bother trying to deal direct with any Libyan embassies yourself.

Sam.
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Libya

Hi,

Thanks for the advice. Strange because Sami was in touch with a price etc which I agreed to but I have heard nothing for ten days now. Maybe the thought of travelling in a sidecar in August really did put him off!
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Libyan fixer

Hi, there is a guy called Nuri, I haven't yet used him but plan to when we travel to Libya this autumn. He did the fixing for the Long Way Down, and helped this family out - Diesel and Dust -with guides for their trip in Libya, which they rave about on their site.

If you pm me I'll give you his number.

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Libya guide

Hi Lucie,

I cannot send a private message as i have not sent enough posts apparently. Very interested in the chap you mention though! Any ideas?
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