39 days in Lebanon Itinerary

39 days in Lebanon Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Beiteddine
— 6 nights
2
Sur
— 7 nights
3
Bcharre
— 9 nights
4
Zahle
— 8 nights
5
Jitta
— 8 nights

6
nights
Beiteddine

Beiteddine ©
Explore Beiteddine's surroundings by going to Jiyeh (LAZY B BEACH CLUB & Chir Bay), Sidon (Crusaders Sea Castle, Khan al-Franj, &more) and Shouf Cedars Reserve (in Barouk).

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

Side Trips

Sidon, Jiyeh, Deir el Qamar, Atelier Assaf, Mleeta Landmark
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Beit Eddine ©
Beit Eddine
Moussa Castle ©
Moussa Castle
Shouf Cedars Reserve ©
Shouf Cedars Reserve

7
nights
Sur

Sur ©
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 46 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Tyre, enjoy the sand and surf at Tyre Beach, 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 · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Beaufort Castle, Grotte de Cana
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Tyre ©
Tyre
Tyre Beach ©
Tyre Beach
Roman Hippodrome ©
Roman Hippodrome

9
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bcharre: Tripoli (El Mina Port, Citadel Saint Gilles (Qal'at Sinjil), &more), Saydet el Nouriyi Monastery (in Chekka) 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

Side Trips

Tripoli, Tannourine, Ehden, Kamouh el Hermel, LazerGate
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The Cedars of God ©
The Cedars of God
Gibran Museum ©
Gibran Museum
Qadisha Valley ©
Qadisha Valley

8
nights
Zahle

Zahle ©
Zahlé is the capital and the largest city of Beqaa Governorate, Lebanon. Venture out of the city with trips to Aammiq wetland (in Saghbine), Baalbeck (Saieda Khaoula - Mosque, Temples of Baalbek, &more) and Jisr el Hajar - Kfardebian Natural Bridge (in Kfardebian). There's still lots to do: do a tasting at Chateau Ksara, don't miss a visit to Saint Charbel Statue, steep yourself in history at Umayyad Ruins of Aanjar, and admire the verdant scenery at Bekaa Valley.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Zahle day trip planning site.

You can drive from Bcharre to Zahle in 2 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 30°C. You will leave for Jitta on the 3rd (Tue).

Things to do in Zahle

Wineries · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Baalbeck, Anjar, Saint Charbel Statue, Massaya Winery, Aammiq wetland
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Chateau Ksara ©
Chateau Ksara
Baalbek Roman Ruins ©
Baalbek Roman Ruins
Temples of Baalbek ©
Temples of Baalbek

8
nights
Jitta

Jitta ©
The town of Jeita has become well-known for its topographical features, with its famous grottos bringing in many visitors each day from Beirut.
Step out of Jitta to go to Hasbaya and see Hasbaya Shehabi Citadel, which is approximately 30 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: pause for some photo ops at Jeita Grotto, get a new perspective on nature at Lebanese Marine and Wildlife Museum, see the interesting displays at Hall of Fame, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Our Lady of Lebanon.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Jitta online journey planner.

Drive from Zahle to Jitta in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in September, and nighttime lows around 28°C. You will leave for home on the 11th (Wed).

Things to do in Jitta

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Mar Moussa El Douar, Rio Lento, Hall of Fame, Commemorative Stelae of Nahr El-Kalb, Hasbaya Shehabi Citadel
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Jeita Grotto ©
Jeita Grotto
Our Lady of Lebanon ©
Our Lady of Lebanon
Lebanese Marine and Wildlife Museum ©
Lebanese Marine and Wildlife Museum

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