25 days in Lebanon Itinerary

25 days in Lebanon Itinerary

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25 days in Lebanon Itinerary

Start: Kuwait City
Fly + Drive:  7​h 15​min
1
Zahle
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Ehden
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Beirut
— 11 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
End: Kuwait City

7
nights
Zahle

Zahle ©
Zahlé is the capital and the largest city of Beqaa Governorate, Lebanon. Get some cultural insight at Temples of Baalbek and Coteaux Du Liban. Visiting Al-Shouf Cedar Nature Reserve and Bekaa Valley will get you outdoors. Explore Zahle's surroundings by going to Baalbeck (Hajar al-Hibla, Baalbek Roman Ruins, & more), Kafraiya (Cave Kouroum & Chateau Kefraya) and Hasbaya Shehabi Citadel (in Hasbaya). And it doesn't end there: do a tasting at Chateau St Thomas, make a trip to Our Lady of Zahle and Bekaa, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Hermon, and admire the verdant scenery at Bekaa Valley.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Zahle driving holiday planning tool .

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Zahle is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kuwait City to Zahle due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kuwait City in December, expect a bit warmer with lows of 15°C in Zahle. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Ehden.

Things to do in Zahle

Wineries Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Baalbeck, Anjar, Kafraiya, Faqra Temple, Massaya Winery
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Temples of Baalbek ©
Temples of Baalbek
Baalbek Roman Ruins ©
Baalbek Roman Ruins
Al-Shouf Cedar Nature Reserve ©
Al-Shouf Cedar Nature Reserve

6
nights
Ehden

Ehden ©
The green and pleasant mountain town of Ehden has become a popular summer vacation resort for city-dwellers from Zgharta, Beirut, and other major urban areas throughout the country.
Get a sense of the local culture at The Cedars of God and Qadisha Valley. Saydet el Nouriyi Monastery and Deir Qannoubin will appeal to history buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Chocolate Republic Boutique (in Kousba), Tannourine (Baatara Pothole & Tannourine Cedar Forest Nature Reserve) and Tripoli (Citadel Saint Gilles (Qal'at Sinjil) & The Great Mosque). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Horsh Ehden Nature Reserve, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saydet el Hosn Lady of the Fortress, get outside with Ehden Adventures, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Our Lady of Diman Church.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Ehden road trip planning app .

You can drive from Zahle to Ehden in 2 hours. January in Ehden sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can go by car to Beirut.

Things to do in Ehden

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bcharre, Tannourine, Tripoli, Bonita Bay, Saydet el Nouriyi Monastery
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Horsh Ehden Nature Reserve ©
Horsh Ehden Nature Reserve
The Cedars of God ©
The Cedars of God
Qadisha Valley ©
Qadisha Valley

11
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at National Museum of Beirut and Hamra Street. Let the collections at Mim Museum - Mineral Museum and The Silk Museum capture your imagination. Explore Beirut's surroundings by going to Jabal Moussa Biosphere Reserve (in Keserwan District), Our Lady of Lebanon (in Harissa) and Byblos (Memoire Du Temps, Byblos Castle, & more). Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Beirut Souks, kick back and relax at Chir Bay, see the interesting displays at Nicolas Sursock Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Churches of Harissa.

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Getting from Ehden to Beirut by car takes about 1.5 hours. In January, daytime highs in Beirut are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Beirut

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Byblos, Jiyeh, Jounieh, White Beach, Musee du Savon
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National Museum of Beirut ©
National Museum of Beirut
Jeita Grotto ©
Jeita Grotto
Beirut Souks ©
Beirut Souks

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