8 days in Lebanon Itinerary

8 days in Lebanon Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lebanon route planner

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Fly to Beirut Rafic Hariri International Airport, Drive to Beiteddine
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Beiteddine
— 1 night
Drive
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Sur
— 1 night
Drive
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Byblos
— 4 nights
Drive
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Baalbeck
— 1 night
Drive to Beirut Rafic Hariri International Airport, Fly to Cairo International Airport

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Beiteddine

— 1 night
On the 15th (Mon), step into the grandiose world of Beit Eddine.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Beiteddine visit website.

Cairo, Egypt to Beiteddine is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and car. When traveling from Cairo in July, plan for a bit cooler days in Beiteddine, with highs around 36°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Sur.

Things to do in Beiteddine

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Sur

— 1 night
Tyre, sometimes romanized as Sour, is a city in the South Governorate of Lebanon. On the 17th (Wed), explore the ancient world of Tyre, then delve into the distant past at Tyre Hippodrome, then enjoy the sand and surf at Tyre Beach, and finally don't miss a visit to Roman Hippodrome.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Sur trip planner.

You can drive from Beiteddine to Sur in 1.5 hours. While traveling from Beiteddine, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Sur, ranging from highs of 40°C to lows of 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can go by car to Byblos.

Things to do in Sur

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Byblos

— 4 nights
Continuously inhabited for at least 7,000 years, World Heritage-listed Byblos has genuine claims to the title of one of the oldest cities in the world.
Popular historic sites such as Saint Charbel Tomb and Our Lady of Lebanon are in your itinerary. Museum-lovers will appreciate National Museum of Beirut and Mim Museum - Mineral Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Byblos: Jeita Grotto (in Jitta), Hall of Fame (in Qornet El Hamra) and Beirut (Hamra Street, Beirut Souks, &more). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Old Souk.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Byblos trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Sur to Byblos takes 2 hours. Traveling from Sur in July, expect nights in Byblos to be about the same, around 28°C, while days are slightly colder, around 36°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Baalbeck.

Things to do in Byblos

Neighborhoods · Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 17 — 21:

Baalbeck

— 1 night
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. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Saieda Khaoula - Mosque, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Baalbek Roman Ruins, and then explore the ancient world of Temples of Baalbek.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Baalbeck day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Byblos to Baalbeck takes 2.5 hours. In July in Baalbeck, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Baalbeck

Historic Sites
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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.