21 days in Lebanon Itinerary

21 days in Lebanon Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Manama
Fly + Drive:  8 h 45 min
1
Sur
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Bcharre
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Zahle
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Beirut
— 13 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
End: Manama

1
night
Sur

Sur ©
Tyre, sometimes romanized as Sour, is a city in the South Governorate of Lebanon. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): make a trip to Roman Hippodrome, then steep yourself in history at Tyre Hippodrome, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Tyre Beach, and finally delve into the distant past at Tyre.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Sur trip maker tool.

Manama, Bahrain to Sur is an approximately 9- hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Manama to Sur due to the time zone difference. In July, Sur is little chillier than Manama - with highs of 40°C and lows of 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Bcharre.

Things to do in Sur

Historic Sites Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

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

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.
Popular historic sites such as The Cedars of God and Saydet el Hosn Lady of the Fortress are in your itinerary. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Qadisha Valley and Deir Qozhaya. Explore Bcharre's surroundings by going to Chocolate Republic Boutique (in Kousba), Mabaj Grotto (in Byblos) and Horsh Ehden Nature Reserve (in Ehden). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Gibran Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Deir Mar Elisha, get your game on at LazerGate, and identify plant and animal life at Tannourine Cedar Forest Nature Reserve.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Bcharre trip tool.

Drive from Sur to Bcharre in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Sur in July, expect nights in Bcharre to be about the same, around 28°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 36°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to drive to Zahle.

Things to do in Bcharre

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ehden, Tannourine Cedar Forest Nature Reserve, Chocolate Republic Boutique, Mabaj Grotto, LazerGate
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Qadisha Valley ©
Qadisha Valley
The Cedars of God ©
The Cedars of God
Deir Qozhaya ©
Deir Qozhaya

3
nights
Zahle

Zahle ©
Zahlé is the capital and the largest city of Beqaa Governorate, Lebanon. Your inner history buff will appreciate Baalbek Roman Ruins and Temples of Baalbek. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Chateau Ksara and Chateau Heritage. Get out of town with these interesting Zahle side-trips: Shouf Cedars Reserve (in Barouk), Cave Kouroum (in Kafraiya) and Atelier Assaf (in Warhanieh). The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Umayyad Ruins of Aanjar, make a trip to Faqra Temple, and snap pictures at Jisr el Hajar - Kfardebian Natural Bridge.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Zahle online itinerary planner.

You can drive from Bcharre to Zahle in 2 hours. In July, daytime highs in Zahle are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Beirut.

Things to do in Zahle

Historic Sites Wineries Wildlife

Side Trips

Baalbeck, Kfardebian, Shouf Cedars Reserve, Cave Kouroum, Umayyad Ruins of Aanjar
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Baalbek Roman Ruins ©
Baalbek Roman Ruins
Shouf Cedars Reserve ©
Shouf Cedars Reserve
Umayyad Ruins of Aanjar ©
Umayyad Ruins of Aanjar

13
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Churches of Harissa and The Great Mosque. Get in touch with nature at Jabal Moussa Biosphere Reserve and Bonita Bay. Get out of town with these interesting Beirut side-trips: Sidon (Khan al-Franj, Soap Museum - Saida, &more), Chir Bay (in Jiyeh) and Beit Eddine (in Beiteddine). Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Mleeta Landmark, kick back and relax at LAZY B BEACH CLUB, see the interesting displays at Nicolas Sursock Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Charbel Tomb.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Beirut itinerary planner.

Getting from Zahle to Beirut by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Beirut

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Byblos, Sidon, Batroun, Tripoli, Jiyeh
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Churches of Harissa ©
Churches of Harissa
Saint Charbel Tomb ©
Saint Charbel Tomb
Mim Museum - Mineral Museum ©
Mim Museum - Mineral Museum

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