39 days in Lebanon Itinerary

39 days in Lebanon Itinerary

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Fly to Beirut Rafic Hariri International Airport, Drive to Beiteddine
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Beiteddine
— 6 nights
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Sur
— 7 nights
Drive
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Bcharre
— 9 nights
Drive
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Zahle
— 8 nights
Drive
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Jitta
— 8 nights
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Beiteddine

— 6 nights
Explore Beiteddine's surroundings by going to Shouf Cedars Reserve (in Barouk), Sidon (Crusaders Sea Castle, Khan al-Franj, &more) and Jiyeh (Lazy B Beach Club & Chir Bay).

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Beiteddine road trip planner.

Cairo, Egypt to Beiteddine is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and car. While traveling from Cairo, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Beiteddine, ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Sur.

Things to do in Beiteddine

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 4 — 10:

Sur

— 7 nights
Tyre, sometimes romanized as Sour, is a city in the South Governorate of Lebanon. Step out of Sur with an excursion to Beaufort Castle in Arnoun--about 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Tyre Beach, delve into the distant past at Tyre, don't miss a visit to Roman Hippodrome, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Grotte de Cana.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Sur trip planning app.

Drive from Beiteddine to Sur in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Beiteddine in August, plan for a bit cooler nights in Sur, with lows around 26°C. On the 17th (Sat), you're off to Bcharre.

Things to do in Sur

Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 10 — 17:

Bcharre

— 9 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bcharre: Saydet el Nouriyi Monastery (in Chekka), Tripoli (El Mina Port, Citadel Saint Gilles (Qal'at Sinjil), &more) and Horsh Ehden Nature Reserve (in Ehden). The adventure continues: take a peaceful walk through The Cedars of God, see the interesting displays at Gibran Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Deir Qannoubin, and explore the fascinating underground world of Qadisha Caves.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Bcharre trip planner.

You can drive from Sur to Bcharre in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Sur in August, expect nights in Bcharre to be about the same, around 30°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 38°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can drive to Zahle.

Things to do in Bcharre

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 17 — 26:

Zahle

— 8 nights
Zahlé is the capital and the largest city of Beqaa Governorate, Lebanon. Venture out of the city with trips to Aammiq wetland (in Saghbine), Anjar (Cardo Maximus (Aanjar) & Bekaa Valley) and Baalbeck (Saieda Khaoula - Mosque, Temples of Baalbek, &more). The adventure continues: do a tasting at Chateau Ksara, explore the ancient world of Umayyad Ruins of Aanjar, pause for some photo ops at Saint Charbel Statue, and don't miss a visit to Jisr el Hajar - Kfardebian Natural Bridge.

To find reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Zahle sightseeing planning tool.

You can drive from Bcharre to Zahle in 2 hours. August in Zahle sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 30°C at night. You will leave for Jitta on the 3rd (Tue).

Things to do in Zahle

Wineries · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 26 — Sep 3:

Jitta

— 8 nights
The town of Jeita has become well-known for its topographical features, with its famous grottos bringing in many visitors each day from Beirut.
Jitta is known for museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: pause for some photo ops at Jeita Grotto, get your game on at La Boheme, contemplate the long history of Commemorative Stelae of Nahr El-Kalb, and get a new perspective on nature at Lebanese Marine and Wildlife Museum.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Jitta tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Zahle to Jitta in 1.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Jitta are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. You'll set off for home on the 11th (Wed).

Things to do in Jitta

Historic Sites · Parks · Theme Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 3 — 11:

Lebanon travel guide

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Landmarks · Sacred & Religious Sites · 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.