6 days in Lebanon Itinerary

6 days in Lebanon Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lebanon holiday planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Beirut
— 3 nights
Drive
2
Zahle
— 2 nights
Drive to Beirut Rafic Hariri International Airport, Fly to Borg El Arab International Airport

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Beirut

— 3 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: get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Beirut, get a taste of the local shopping with Beirut Souks, make a trip to Zaitunay Bay, and take in the dramatic natural features at Pigeon Rocks in Raouche.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Beirut travel route site.

Alexandria, Egypt to Beirut is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive. In December, daily temperatures in Beirut can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can go by car to Zahle.

Things to do in Beirut

Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Historic Sites
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Zahle

— 2 nights
Zahlé is the capital and the largest city of Beqaa Governorate, Lebanon. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): learn about winemaking at Coteaux Du Liban, then delve into the distant past at Temples of Baalbek, then get to know the fascinating history of Baalbek Roman Ruins, and finally step into the grandiose world of Umayyad Ruins of Aanjar. On the 3rd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Cardo Maximus (Aanjar), then make a trip to Aammiq wetland, then admire the masterpieces at Atelier Assaf, and finally learn about winemaking at Chateau St Thomas.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Zahle itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Beirut to Zahle by car takes about 1.5 hours. January in Zahle sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Zahle

Historic Sites · Wineries · Museums

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.