10 days in Lebanon Itinerary

10 days in Lebanon Itinerary

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10 days in Lebanon Itinerary

Start: Cairo
Fly:  2​h
1
Beirut
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Bcharre
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Baalbeck
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Cairo

4
nights
Beirut

Beirut ©
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). There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Jeita Grotto, make a trip to Corniche Beirut, take a stroll through Hamra Street, and gain insight at American University of Beirut.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Beirut road trip tool .

Cairo, Egypt to Beirut is an approximately 2-hour flight. You can also drive. November in Beirut sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Bcharre.

Things to do in Beirut

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Byblos, Parasailing & Paragliding, Hall of Fame, Jeita Grotto, Our Lady of Lebanon
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Jeita Grotto ©
Jeita Grotto
Zaitunay Bay ©
Zaitunay Bay
National Museum of Beirut ©
National Museum of Beirut

3
nights
Bcharre

Bcharre ©
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bcharre: Saydet el Nouriyi Monastery (in Chekka), LazerGate (in Kfar Hazir) and Horsh Ehden Nature Reserve (in Ehden). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Tannourine Cedar Forest Nature Reserve, admire the verdant scenery at Qadisha Valley, take in the spiritual surroundings of Deir Qannoubin, and see the interesting displays at Gibran Museum.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Bcharre road trip planning website .

You can drive from Beirut to Bcharre in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in November, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to drive to Baalbeck.

Things to do in Bcharre

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Ehden, LazerGate, Saydet el Nouriyi Monastery, Tannourine Cedar Forest Nature Reserve
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The Cedars of God ©
The Cedars of God
Tannourine Cedar Forest Nature Reserve ©
Horsh Ehden Nature Reserve ©
Horsh Ehden Nature Reserve

2
nights
Baalbeck

Baalbeck ©
Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): delve into the distant past at Umayyad Ruins of Aanjar, then learn about winemaking at Coteaux Du Liban, and then learn about winemaking at Chateau Ksara. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Sat): make a trip to Hajar al-Hibla, explore the ancient world of Baalbek Roman Ruins, and then explore the ancient world of Temples of Baalbek.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Baalbeck itinerary planner .

Drive from Bcharre to Baalbeck in 2 hours. November in Baalbeck sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 20°C at night. 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

Zahle, Umayyad Ruins of Aanjar
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Temples of Baalbek ©
Temples of Baalbek
Baalbek Roman Ruins ©
Baalbek Roman Ruins
Coteaux Du Liban ©
Coteaux Du Liban

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