9 days in Lebanon Itinerary

9 days in Lebanon Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lebanon vacation builder

Make it your trip
Fly
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Beirut
— 4 nights
Drive
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Bcharre
— 4 nights
Drive to Beirut Rafic Hariri International Airport, Fly to Cairo

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Beirut

— 4 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: don't miss a visit to Zaitunay Bay, get a taste of the local shopping with Beirut Souks, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mohammad Al-Amin Mosque, and explore the striking landscape at Pigeon Rocks in Raouche.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Beirut online journey maker.

Cairo, Egypt to Beirut is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Cairo in August, you will find days in Beirut are slightly colder (38°C), and nights are about the same (30°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Bcharre.

Things to do in Beirut

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Tours · Shopping

Side Trip

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Bcharre

— 4 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Bcharre: Jeita Grotto (in Jitta), Hall of Fame (in Qornet El Hamra) and Temples of Baalbek (in Baalbeck). There's still lots to do: pause for some photo ops at Our Lady of Lebanon, pause for some serene contemplation at Saydet el Hosn Lady of the Fortress, stroll through The Cedars of God, and make a trip to Old Souk.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Bcharre trip planning app.

Drive from Beirut to Bcharre in 2 hours. August in Bcharre sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bcharre

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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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.