13 days in Lebanon Itinerary

13 days in Lebanon Itinerary

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Beirut
— 5 nights
Drive
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Tripoli
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bcharre
— 3 nights
Drive
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Baalbeck
— 1 night
Drive

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Beirut

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.
Go for a jaunt from Beirut to Harissa to see Our Lady of Lebanon about 38 minutes away. On the 30th (Mon), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Beirut, shop like a local with Hamra Street, explore the striking landscape at Pigeon Rocks in Raouche, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mohammad Al-Amin Mosque.

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Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Beirut. November in Beirut sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to drive to Tripoli.

Things to do in Beirut

Tours · Wineries · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

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Tripoli

A tour of Tripoli usually involves a visit to the old Mamluk-style city and its harbor overlooked by a crusader citadel.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tripoli: Byblos (Miky's Accessories, Old Souk, &more) and St Joseph Monastery (in Deir Mar Youssef). There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Khan Al-Khayyatin, slough off your stress at Ezzeddine Hammam, make a trip to Phoenician Wall, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Taynal Mosque.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Tripoli online day trip planner.

Getting from Beirut to Tripoli by car takes about 1.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Tripoli are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can go by car to Bcharre.

Things to do in Tripoli

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trips

3
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Bcharre

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: Horsh Ehden Nature Reserve (in Ehden) and Mabaj Grotto (in Byblos). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Deir Qozhaya, delve into the lush surroundings at Tannourine Cedar Forest Nature Reserve, tour the pleasant surroundings at The Cedars of God, and steep yourself in history at Hadchit.

To find photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Bcharre travel planner.

Getting from Tripoli to Bcharre by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in December, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to drive to Baalbeck.

Things to do in Bcharre

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

1
night
Baalbeck

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. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): admire the verdant scenery at Bekaa Valley, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Baalbek Roman Ruins, then delve into the distant past at Temples of Baalbek, and finally make a trip to Hajar al-Hibla.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Baalbeck road trip planner.

You can drive from Bcharre to Baalbeck in 2 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Baalbeck can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Baalbeck

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

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.