30 days in Lebanon Itinerary

30 days in Lebanon Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lebanon trip planner

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Fly to Beirut Rafic Hariri International Airport, Drive to Sur
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Sur
— 4 nights
Drive
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Bcharre
— 4 nights
Drive
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Zahle
— 3 nights
Drive
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Beirut
— 18 nights
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Sur

— 4 nights
Tyre, sometimes romanized as Sour, is a city in the South Governorate of Lebanon. Kids will enjoy Tyre Beach and Al-Bass Archaeological Site. Explore Sur's surroundings by going to Mleeta Landmark (in Iqlim al Tuffah), Bkassine Pine Forest (in Jezzine) and Beaufort Castle (in Arnoun). The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Tyre, don't miss a visit to Roman Hippodrome, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grotte de Cana, and relax and rejuvenate at Turqoise.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Sur trip itinerary planning app.

Lagos, Nigeria to Sur is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Lagos to Sur is 1 hour. When traveling from Lagos in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Sur, with highs around 40°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Bcharre.

Things to do in Sur

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

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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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bcharre: Tannourine (Baatara Gorge Waterfall & Baatara Pothole), Horsh Ehden Nature Reserve (in Ehden) and Bnachii Lake (in Zgharta). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at The Cedars of God, delve into the lush surroundings at Tannourine Cedar Forest Nature Reserve, examine the collection at Gibran Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Deir Qozhaya.

To see photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Bcharre tour builder site.

Drive from Sur to Bcharre in 2.5 hours. While traveling from Sur, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Bcharre, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Zahle.

Things to do in Bcharre

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Zahle

— 3 nights
Zahlé is the capital and the largest city of Beqaa Governorate, Lebanon. Venture out of the city with trips to Baalbeck (Baalbek Roman Ruins, Temples of Baalbek, &more), Saint Charbel Statue (in Faraiya) and St. George Christian Orthodox Monastery (in Deir El Harf). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Shouf Cedars Reserve, make a trip to Aammiq wetland, and delve into the distant past at Umayyad Ruins of Aanjar.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Zahle travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Bcharre to Zahle takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Beirut.

Things to do in Zahle

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

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Beirut

— 18 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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Zaitunay Bay and National Museum of Beirut. Change things up with these side-trips from Beirut: Chouane Lake (in Chouaneh), Jisr el Hajar - Kfardebian Natural Bridge (in Kfardebian) and Byblos (Saint Charbel Tomb, Sultan Abdul Majid Mosque, &more). There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Pigeon Rocks in Raouche, gain insight at American University of Beirut, shop like a local with Hamra Street, and appreciate the history behind Jeita Grotto.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Beirut travel planner.

Drive from Zahle to Beirut in 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Beirut are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Beirut

Side Trips

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Lebanon travel guide

4.3
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.