31 days in Lebanon Itinerary

31 days in Lebanon Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Montreal
Fly + Drive:  19 h
1
Sur
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
2
Tripoli
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Bcharre
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Zahle
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Beirut
— 18 nights
Fly:  14 h 45 min
End: Montreal

1
night
Sur

Sur ©
Tyre, sometimes romanized as Sour, is a city in the South Governorate of Lebanon. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): delve into the distant past at Tyre. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Tyre Beach, make a trip to Al-Bass Archaeological Site, thendon't miss a visit to Roman Hippodrome, and finally steep yourself in history at Tyre Hippodrome.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Sur online trip maker.

Montreal, Canada to Sur is an approximately 21-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Israel Standard Time is 7 hours. Traveling from Montreal in June, expect Sur to be a bit warmer, temps between 38°C and 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Tripoli.

Things to do in Sur

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Tyre Hippodrome
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Tyre ©
Tyre
Tyre Beach ©
Tyre Beach
Tyre Hippodrome ©
Tyre Hippodrome

4
nights
Tripoli

Tripoli ©
A tour of Tripoli usually involves a visit to the old Mamluk-style city and its harbor overlooked by a crusader citadel.
Explore Tripoli's surroundings by going to Saydet el Nouriyi Monastery (in Chekka) and Byblos (Old Souk, Byblos Castle, &more). There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of St. Stephan's Cathedral, explore the striking landscape at Baatara Pothole, visit Khan Al-Khayyatin, and contemplate the long history of Al Burtasiyat Madrassa-Mosque.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Tripoli trip itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Sur to Tripoli by car takes about 2 hours. When traveling from Sur in June, plan for slightly colder days in Tripoli, with highs around 35°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can drive to Bcharre.

Things to do in Tripoli

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Byblos, Batroun, LazerGate, Baatara Pothole, Saydet el Nouriyi Monastery
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Byblos Castle ©
Byblos Castle
Saint Charbel Tomb ©
Saint Charbel Tomb
Old Souk ©
Old Souk

3
nights
Bcharre

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bcharre: Horsh Ehden Nature Reserve (in Ehden) and Mabaj Grotto (in Byblos). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at The Cedars of God, get outside with Ehden Adventures, take in the spiritual surroundings of Deir Qozhaya, and see the interesting displays at Gibran Museum.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Bcharre online trip builder.

Drive from Tripoli to Bcharre in 1.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Bcharre are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Zahle.

Things to do in Bcharre

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Ehden, Tannourine Cedar Forest Nature Reserve, Mabaj Grotto
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The Cedars of God ©
The Cedars of God
Tannourine Cedar Forest Nature Reserve ©
Tannourine Cedar Forest Nature Reserve
Qadisha Valley ©
Qadisha Valley

3
nights
Zahle

Zahle ©
Zahlé is the capital and the largest city of Beqaa Governorate, Lebanon. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Zahle: Baalbeck (Baalbek Roman Ruins, Temples of Baalbek, &more), Shouf Cedars Reserve (in Barouk) and Aammiq wetland (in Saghbine). There's lots more to do: learn about winemaking at Chateau Ksara, don't miss a visit to Our Lady of Zahle and Bekaa, step into the grandiose world of Umayyad Ruins of Aanjar, and explore the world behind art at Atelier Assaf.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Zahle online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bcharre to Zahle takes 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can go by car to Beirut.

Things to do in Zahle

Historic Sites Wineries Parks

Side Trips

Baalbeck, Shouf Cedars Reserve, Atelier Assaf, Umayyad Ruins of Aanjar, Aammiq wetland
Highlights from your plan
Temples of Baalbek ©
Temples of Baalbek
Baalbek Roman Ruins ©
Baalbek Roman Ruins
Shouf Cedars Reserve ©
Shouf Cedars Reserve

18
nights
Beirut

Beirut ©
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.
Explore Beirut's surroundings by going to Deir el Qamar (Saydet El Talle Church, Dany Chamoun Square, &more), Beit Eddine (in Beiteddine) and Byblos (Saint John-Marc Cathedral, Roman Theater, &more). On the 24th (Sat), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Zaitunay Bay, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mohammad Al-Amin Mosque, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Beirut, and shop like a local with Hamra Street.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Beirut online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Zahle to Beirut takes 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Beirut are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Beirut

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Sidon, Byblos, Deir el Qamar, Harissa, Jounieh
Highlights from your plan
Zaitunay Bay ©
Zaitunay Bay
National Museum of Beirut ©
National Museum of Beirut
Jeita Grotto ©
Jeita Grotto

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