Classic Lebanon

10 days

Indicative cost incl. flights:

 

£2,580pp

3 star & low season

£3,985pp

5 star & high season

 

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Day 1
Arrive into Beirut. You'll be met at the airport by one of our representatives and taken to your hotel via private transfer.
Day 2
You'll enjoy a full-day tour of Beirut today, visiting highlights such as Martyrs' Statue, Mohammad Al-Amin Mosque, Saint George's Maronite Cathedral, Place de l'Etoile, and Beirut souks.
Day 3
You'll travel to Byblos today, visiting the Our Lady of Lebanon monument and Jeita Grotto en route. On arrival into Byblos you'll go on a tour of the old town, visiting the ancient archaeological site and charming souks.
Day 4
Heading north today, you'll visit the pretty coastal town of Batroun before stopping by the stunning Baatara Gorge and onto the Qadisha Valley, one of the most scenic regions of Lebanon, for a stay of two nights.
Day 5
The Qadisha Valley is fantastic for walking, with options for both light strolls and more demanding treks. You'll explore the region on foot today, at your own pace.
Day 6
You'll travel over the mountains at Qadisha and onto the Bekaa Valley today, home to the Roman ruins at Baalbek. Spend a few hours here to explore before enjoying a wine tasting at a local vineyard in the afternoon. You'll stay in the region for one night.
Day 7
You'll leave the Bekaa Valley today, via one of the region's best vineyards for a tasting and lunch, and head onwards to the Chouf Mountains. Spend the afternoon walking in the cedar forests, before heading to your Chouf hotel for one night.
Day 8
Travel southwest today to Sidon for a tour of its traditional souks, the Soap Museum, and have lunch here before travelling to Tyre for a visit to its UNESCO-listed archaeological sites. You'll stay here for one night.
Day 9
You'll be transferred back up to Beirut today and have the rest of the day at leisure to discover the city under your own steam. If you would prefer to be guided, we recommend one of our 'Beirut Like a Local' tours – these offer unique perspectives into what it's like to live in Beirut today.
Day 10
You'll be picked up from your hotel and transferred to Beirut Airport in good time for your return flight.

Everything we do is tailor-made; our itineraries are just suggestions to give you an idea of what is possible. Please contact us so we can tailor the perfect holiday exclusively for you.

Ideal for first-timers in this part of the world, this classic Lebanon tour ticks off many of the country’s best highlights. From the hectic streets of Beirut to staggering views across the Qadisha Valley, ancients ruins and sun-soaked vineyards in Bekaa, history and cedar forests of the Chouf region, and seaside havens in the south, you’ll really get to know many sides of this gem of a country across just 10 days.

You’ll have a driver and guide with for most of the trip so you can make sure you pack in as much as possible and be able to speak to a local about their personal experience. If you have some more time to spend, you could perhaps add some more free days in Beirut at the end of the trip – the capital is packed with plenty to see and do under your own steam.

2 nights Beirut – 1 night Byblos – 2 nights Qadisha – 1 night Bekaa –  1 night Chouf – 1 night Tyre – 1 night Beirut


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