14 days in Lebanon Itinerary

14 days in Lebanon Itinerary

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Fly
1
Beirut
— 6 nights
Drive
2
Zahle
— 3 nights
Drive
3
Bcharre
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Sur
— 2 nights
Drive to Beirut Rafic Hariri International Airport, Fly to Kuwait International Airport

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6
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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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Mim Museum - Mineral Museum and Churches of Harissa. Get some historical perspective at Crusaders Sea Castle and Al-Omari Mosque. Get out of town with these interesting Beirut side-trips: Paragliding Club Thermique (in Jounieh), Sidon (Soap Museum - Saida & Sidon Souks) and Byblos (Saint Charbel Tomb, Monastery of St. Maron Annaya, &more). On the 14th (Mon), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Jabal Moussa Biosphere Reserve, see the interesting displays at Nicolas Sursock Museum, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and don't miss a visit to Rouche Sea Rock.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Beirut day trip planner.

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Beirut is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuwait City to Beirut is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Kuwait City in September, plan for cooler days in Beirut, with highs around 36°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Zahle.

Things to do in Beirut

Tours · Historic Sites · Wineries · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 13 — 19:

3
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Zahle

Zahlé is the capital and the largest city of Beqaa Governorate, Lebanon. Get some historical perspective at Baalbek Roman Ruins and Umayyad Ruins of Aanjar. Step out of the city life by going to Shouf Cedars Reserve and Bekaa Valley. Change things up with these side-trips from Zahle: Anjar Citadel (in Anjar), Kafraiya (Cave Kouroum & Chateau Kefraya) and Saieda Khaoula - Mosque (in Baalbeck). There's more to do: learn about winemaking at Chateau Ksara and make a trip to Our Lady of Zahle and Bekaa.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Zahle trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Beirut to Zahle takes 1.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Bcharre.

Things to do in Zahle

Historic Sites · Wineries · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 19 — 22:

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): examine the collection at Gibran Museum, then delve into the lush surroundings at The Cedars of God, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Deir Qozhaya, and finally Head underground at Mabaj Grotto. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Thu): take a peaceful walk through Tannourine Cedar Forest Nature Reserve, then identify plant and animal life at Horsh Ehden Nature Reserve, and then admire the verdant scenery at Qadisha Valley.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Bcharre road trip app.

Drive from Zahle to Bcharre in 2 hours. In September, daytime highs in Bcharre are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can drive to Sur.

Things to do in Bcharre

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 22 — 24:

2
nights
Sur

Tyre, sometimes romanized as Sour, is a city in the South Governorate of Lebanon. On the 25th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Roman Hippodrome, then steep yourself in history at Tyre Hippodrome, then kick back and relax at Tyre Beach, and finally explore the ancient world of Tyre. On the 26th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: indulge in some personalized pampering at Turqoise and then explore the historical opulence of Beaufort Castle.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Sur online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Bcharre to Sur takes 2.5 hours. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Bcharre in September since evenings lows in Sur dip to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sur

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 24 — 26:

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.