11 days in Lebanon Itinerary

11 days in Lebanon Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lebanon route builder

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Fly to Beirut Rafic Hariri International Airport, Drive to Bcharre
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Bcharre
— 4 nights
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Beirut
— 6 nights
Fly

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Bcharre

— 4 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Bcharre: Byblos (Old Souk, Byblos Castle, &more), Temples of Baalbek (in Baalbeck) and Jeita Grotto (in Jitta). There's still lots to do: pause for some photo ops at Our Lady of Lebanon, contemplate the long history of Hadchit, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saydet el Hosn Lady of the Fortress, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Deir Qozhaya.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Bcharre visit planner.

Cairo, Egypt to Bcharre is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and car. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Cairo in August: highs in Bcharre hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Beirut.

Things to do in Bcharre

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

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Beirut

— 6 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.
Beirut is known for museums, shopping, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Zaitunay Bay, deepen your understanding at American University of Beirut, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mohammad Al-Amin Mosque, and wander the streets of Beirut Souks.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Beirut online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bcharre to Beirut takes 2 hours. In August, daytime highs in Beirut are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Beirut

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Museums · Tours

Side Trip

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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.