39 days in Lebanon Itinerary

39 days in Lebanon Itinerary

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

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

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 21-hour combination of car and flight. 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: Horsh Ehden Nature Reserve (in Ehden), Tripoli (El Mina Port, Citadel Saint Gilles (Qal'at Sinjil), &more) and Saydet el Nouriyi Monastery (in Chekka). 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 Baalbeck (Saieda Khaoula - Mosque, Temples of Baalbek, &more), Aammiq wetland (in Saghbine) and Anjar (Cardo Maximus (Aanjar) & Bekaa Valley). And it doesn't end there: do a tasting at Chateau Ksara, don't miss a visit to Our Lady of Zahle and Bekaa, step into the grandiose world of Umayyad Ruins of Aanjar, and snap pictures at Jisr el Hajar - Kfardebian Natural Bridge.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Zahle trip planner.

You can drive from Bcharre to Zahle in 2 hours. In August in Zahle, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 30°C at night. On the 3rd (Tue), you're off to Jitta.

Things to do in Zahle

Wineries · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

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 plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some photo ops at Jeita Grotto, explore the ancient world of Commemorative Stelae of Nahr El-Kalb, head outdoors with The Pine Yards, and examine the collection at Hall of Fame.

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 · Fun & Games · Parks · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 3 — 11:

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.