The most beautiful time to visit Lebanon is spring. During April and May, and if your timing is just right, you would be able to live the cliché: Catch the end of the ski season and sunbathe on the coast. Lebanon is ideally suited to an archeological sightseeing tour. The county is small and easy to get around while enjoying several outstanding sites. For the more adventurous, the rugged mountains offer scope for a range of outdoor activities: Hiking, mountain biking, rafting or skiing, are some of your options.
Arrival to Beirut International Airport
Upon your arrival to Beirut International Airport, you will meet with our representative to transfer to the hotel to check in and overnight in beirut.
Dog River – Jeitta Grotto – Harissa By Cable Car
Pick up from the hotel after breakfast to transfer by A/c private van to visit Dog river: Nahr El Kalb, known as the “Dog River,” runs inland from the coast south of Jounieh. Visitors come to this area to see the inscriptions left by armies throughout the ages, then transfer to visit Jeita grotto: Recognized as one of the most magnificent limestone caves in the world. It is the largest cave in Lebanon then continue to Harissa: Harissa is the seat of the Papal Nuncio in Lebanon and is the most important site for religious pilgrims in Lebanon, after that that transfer to visit Jounieh : Jounieh has grown into a bustling city with modern buildings and active night life stealing the show from Beirut at the end of your tour you will transfer back to your hotel and overnight. (Meals: breakfast)
City Tour in Beirut
Breakfast at the hotel transfer by A/C private to do City Tour in Beirut (Pigeon Rock – Downtown – National Museum) Chouf Mountains – Der Al Qamar – Beiteddine – Moussa Castle – Barouk River at the end of your tour Back to Hotel Overnight in Beirut (Meals: breakfast)
Byblos – Tripoli – Cedars – Qadisha Valley
Breakfast at the hotel, later transfer to visit Byblos: A thriving modern town built upon multiple layers of ruins, Byblos is a mix of sophistication and tradition, then transfer to Tripoli: The second largest city which has seen many empires, with an infamous souk, the 5,000 year old Tripoli Castle, and one of the oldest ports in the world tehn navigate to Cedars: Simply known as the “The Cedars,” this resort settlement in Lebanon’s highest range is one of the most dramatically beautiful spots in the country, finally you will navigate to Qadisha valley: In north Lebanon, the “Holy Valley” spreads from Bcharreh to the coast. Classified under UNESCO’s world heritage, its countless caves, chapels and monasteries as well as its luxuriant vegetation transformed it into the most famous natural site of Lebanon then back to the hotel and overnight. (Meals: breakfast)
Saida – Eshmoun Temple - Khan El Franj
Breakfast at the hotel, later transfer to visit Saida : A 6,000 year old city which features the Saida Sea Castle and the Old City of Saida. Saida inhabited since 4000 BC and believed to be of Phoenician origin then transfer to Eshmoun Temple: This Phoenician temple complex, dedicated to the healing god Eshmoun, is the only Phoenician site in Lebanon that has retained more than its foundation stones continue to visit Khan el Franj: It is one of the many khans or caravansaries built by Fakhreddine II for merchants and goods. Today it is being renovated to serve as Sidon’s cultural center, then visit Cana el Jaleel: The site of Christ first miracle and Lebanon’s newest archaeological site finally you will visit Maghdousheh: It’s most famous landmark is the tower of Our Lady of Mantara, which a Marian shrine is built above the cave that is believed to have been the resting place of the Virgin Mary as she waited for Jesus while he preached in Sidon at the end of your tour you will back to your hotel and overnight. (Meals: breakfast)
Beirut - Departure
Breakfast – Check-Out – Transfer to Airport. Final departure.
06 Days / 05 Nights
From 01 May 2016
To 30 September 2016
Meet and Assist Upon Arrival and Departure.
Accommodation 05 Nights on BB Basis in Dbl Room in Low Season Period.
Transfer Apt/Htl/Apt by Private Car, Mini Bus or Bus.
Transportation for 04 Days tour by Private Car, Mini Bus or Bus.
Entrance fees to all Historical and Touristic Sites mentioned in the tour
Professional Guide (advise Language) for 4 Days tour.
(Minimum 2 pax traveling).