28 days in Lebanon Itinerary

28 days in Lebanon Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lebanon journey planner

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Tripoli
— 3 nights
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Bcharre
— 4 nights
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Zahle
— 4 nights
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Beirut
— 16 nights

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Tripoli

— 3 nights
A tour of Tripoli usually involves a visit to the old Mamluk-style city and its harbor overlooked by a crusader citadel.
Change things up with these side-trips from Tripoli: Byblos (Miky's Accessories, Old Souk, &more), St Joseph Monastery (in Deir Mar Youssef) and Bonita Bay (in Batroun). The adventure continues: take a stroll through Khan Al-Khayyatin, slough off your stress at Ezzeddine Hammam, don't miss a visit to Mussaylha Fort, and step into the grandiose world of Citadel Saint Gilles (Qal'at Sinjil).

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Tripoli vacation builder website.

Beirut to Tripoli is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. In November, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Bcharre.

Things to do in Tripoli

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 18 — 21:

Bcharre

— 4 nights
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Mabaj Grotto (in Byblos), Qasr Naous (in Amioun) and Horsh Ehden Nature Reserve (in Ehden). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Deir Qozhaya, examine the collection at Gibran Museum, delve into the lush surroundings at Tannourine Cedar Forest Nature Reserve, and steep yourself in history at Hadchit.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Bcharre trip planner.

Traveling by car from Tripoli to Bcharre takes 1.5 hours. In November in Bcharre, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Zahle.

Things to do in Bcharre

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 21 — 25:

Zahle

— 4 nights
Zahlé is the capital and the largest city of Beqaa Governorate, Lebanon. Change things up with these side-trips from Zahle: Baalbeck (Saieda Khaoula - Mosque, Temples of Baalbek, &more), Aammiq wetland (in Saghbine) and Anjar (Bekaa Valley & Anjar Citadel). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Shouf Cedars Reserve, do a tasting at Coteaux Du Liban, step into the grandiose world of Umayyad Ruins of Aanjar, and shop like a local with Chateau Heritage.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Zahle online tour itinerary builder.

Drive from Bcharre to Zahle in 2 hours. November in Zahle sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can go by car to Beirut.

Things to do in Zahle

Historic Sites · Wineries · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 25 — 29:

Beirut

— 16 nights

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Beirut side-trips: Our Lady of Lebanon (in Harissa), Chateau Musar (in Ghazir) and Jisr el Hajar - Kfardebian Natural Bridge (in Kfardebian). Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Beirut, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mohammad Al-Amin Mosque, wander the streets of Beirut Souks, and make a trip to Corniche Beirut.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Beirut day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Zahle to Beirut takes 1.5 hours. In November in Beirut, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Beirut

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 29 — Dec 15:

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.