10 days in Lebanon Itinerary

10 days in Lebanon Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lebanon visit planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Beirut
— 4 nights
Drive
2
Bcharre
— 3 nights
Drive
3
Baalbeck
— 2 nights
Drive to Beirut Rafic Hariri International Airport, Fly to Cairo

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Beirut

— 4 nights

Paris of the East

Sitting on the Mediterranean coast, Beirut, the country's capital and largest city, has plenty of appeal itself, as well as offering a convenient base for exploring the country's other sights and cities.
Explore Beirut's surroundings by going to Byblos (Byblos Castle, Memoire Du Temps, &more) and Our Lady of Lebanon (in Harissa). The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Beirut, get a taste of the local shopping with Hamra Street, appreciate the history behind Jeita Grotto, and don't miss a visit to Corniche Beirut.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Beirut trip planner.

Cairo, Egypt to Beirut is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive. In November, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Bcharre.

Things to do in Beirut

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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Bcharre

— 3 nights
Sitting at 1,500 m (4,900 ft) above sea level and nestled between a mountain and a valley, Bcharre offers holiday goers breathtaking views.
Venture out of the city with trips to Horsh Ehden Nature Reserve (in Ehden), Saydet el Nouriyi Monastery (in Chekka) and LazerGate (in Kfar Hazir). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Deir Qozhaya, stroll through The Cedars of God, examine the collection at Gibran Museum, and admire the verdant scenery at Qadisha Valley.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Bcharre trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Beirut to Bcharre in 2 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can drive to Baalbeck.

Things to do in Bcharre

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 25 — 28:

Baalbeck

— 2 nights
Baalbek, properly Baʿalbek and also known as Balbec, Baalbec or Baalbeck, is a town in the Anti-Lebanon foothills east of the Litani River in Lebanon's Beqaa Valley, about 85km northeast of Beirut and about 75km north of Damascus. On the 29th (Fri), explore the historical opulence of Umayyad Ruins of Aanjar, do a tasting at Coteaux Du Liban, and then learn about winemaking at Chateau Ksara. On the 30th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Hajar al-Hibla, appreciate the extensive heritage of Baalbek Roman Ruins, and then delve into the distant past at Temples of Baalbek.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Baalbeck holiday maker app.

Traveling by car from Bcharre to Baalbeck takes 2 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Baalbeck can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Baalbeck

Historic Sites · Wineries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 28 — 30:

Lebanon travel guide

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Landmarks · Monuments · Ruins
With a lengthy coastline along the Mediterranean, Lebanon has attracted its share of foreign invaders, from ancient Phoenicians and Egyptians to the medieval Crusaders and Ottoman Turks. Each of these peoples left an indelible mark on the tiny country's cultural heritage, art, religious traditions, and cuisine. Though it shares a border with troubled Syria, Lebanon remains one of the Arab world's most charming destinations. A tour of Lebanon allows travelers to discover modern seaside resorts, ancient ruins, lush nature reserves, and dynamic cities. Base your Lebanon vacation in Beirut, a cosmopolitan capital known for its cafe culture and European architecture, as well as many museums, parks, and squares.