15 days in Lebanon Itinerary

15 days in Lebanon Itinerary

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

— 6 nights

Bride of Summer Resorts in the North of Lebanon

The green and pleasant mountain town of Ehden has become a popular summer vacation resort for city-dwellers from Zgharta, Beirut, and other major urban areas throughout the country.
Get out of town with these interesting Ehden side-trips: The Cedars of God (in Bcharre), Tripoli (Souk Al-Harajb, The Great Mosque, &more) and Tannourine (Baatara Pothole & Tannourine Cedar Forest Nature Reserve). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Horsh Ehden Nature Reserve, appreciate the views at Qadisha Valley, take in the spiritual surroundings of Deir Mar Elisha, and see the interesting displays at Gibran Museum.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Ehden tour planning tool.

Cairo, Egypt to Ehden is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and car. In November, daily temperatures in Ehden can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can go by car to Baalbeck.

Things to do in Ehden

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Baalbeck

— 4 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. Explore Baalbeck's surroundings by going to Zahle (Chateau St Thomas, Chateau Ksara, &more). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Temples of Baalbek, take in the spiritual surroundings of Saieda Khaoula - Mosque, don't miss a visit to Hajar al-Hibla, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Baalbek Roman Ruins.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Baalbeck trip itinerary builder app.

Getting from Ehden to Baalbeck by car takes about 1.5 hours. In November in Baalbeck, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 20°C at night. You'll set off for Beirut on the 12th (Mon).

Things to do in Baalbeck

Historic Sites · Wineries

Side Trip

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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.
Step out of Beirut to go to Harissa and see Our Lady of Lebanon, which is approximately 38 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Beirut, appreciate the history behind Jeita Grotto, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mohammad Al-Amin Mosque, and take in the dramatic natural features at Pigeon Rocks in Raouche.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Beirut visit site.

Traveling by car from Baalbeck to Beirut takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in November, and nighttime lows around 20°C. On the 16th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Beirut

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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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.