31 days in Lebanon Itinerary

31 days in Lebanon Itinerary

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Beirut
— 12 nights
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Zahle
— 5 nights
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Bcharre
— 4 nights
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Tripoli
— 4 nights
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Sur
— 5 nights

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Beirut

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.
Get outdoors at Jabal Moussa Biosphere Reserve and Iris Beach Club Damour. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at CITYMALL and ABC Mall. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Beirut: Mzaar Kfardebian (in Kfardebian), Sidon (Debbane Palace, Sidon Souks, &more) and Saint John-Marc Cathedral (in Byblos). On the 12th (Thu), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Churches of Harissa, stop by Badaro, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and see the interesting displays at Mim Museum - Mineral Museum.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Beirut tour itinerary builder.

Male, Maldives to Beirut is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of ferry and flight. Traveling from Male to Beirut, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Male in November: high temperatures in Beirut hover around 28°C and lows are around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Zahle.

Things to do in Beirut

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Shopping · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 10 — 22:
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Neighborhood
Churches of Harissa
4.6
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Must see
Food Tours
5.0

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Zahle

Zahle ©
Zahlé is the capital and the largest city of Beqaa Governorate, Lebanon. Visiting Shouf Cedars Reserve and Bekaa Valley will get you outdoors. Explore hidden gems such as Chateau Ksara and Chateau Heritage. Explore Zahle's surroundings by going to Jisr el Hajar - Kfardebian Natural Bridge (in Kfardebian), Cardo Maximus (Aanjar) (in Anjar) and Baalbeck (Hajar al-Hibla, Saieda Khaoula - Mosque, &more). And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Umayyad Ruins of Aanjar, don't miss a visit to Aammiq wetland, and learn about winemaking at Domaine des Tourelles Winery.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Zahle day trip planning website.

Drive from Beirut to Zahle in 1.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Bcharre.

Things to do in Zahle

Wineries · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 22 — 27:
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Winery / Vineyard
Chateau Ksara
4.2
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Valley
Bekaa Valley
4.4

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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Horsh Ehden Nature Reserve and Tannourine Cedar Forest Nature Reserve. Get outdoors at Qadisha Valley and Mabaj Grotto. Get out of town with these interesting Bcharre side-trips: Qasr Naous (in Amioun) and Baatara Gorge Waterfall (in Tannourine). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at The Cedars of God, contemplate the long history of Hadchit, Head underground at Qadisha Caves, and examine the collection at Gibran Museum.

For photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Bcharre trip planner.

You can drive from Zahle to Bcharre in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in November, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Tripoli.

Things to do in Bcharre

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

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World heritage site
Qadisha Valley
4.8

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Tripoli

Tripoli ©
A tour of Tripoli usually involves a visit to the old Mamluk-style city and its harbor overlooked by a crusader citadel.
Take a break from the city and head to White Beach and Baatara Pothole. Explore hidden gems such as Khan Al-Khayyatin and Chocolate Republic Boutique. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tripoli: Byblos (Saint Charbel Tomb & Memoire Du Temps) and Ixsir (in Batroun). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of The Great Mosque, don't miss a visit to The Clock Tower, explore the historical opulence of Citadel Saint Gilles (Qal'at Sinjil), and take a leisurely stroll along El Mina Port.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Tripoli trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Bcharre to Tripoli takes 1.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Tripoli can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can go by car to Sur.

Things to do in Tripoli

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trips

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Religious Site
Saint Charbel Tomb
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Beach
White Beach
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Neighborhood
Khan Al-Khayyatin
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Sur

Sur ©
Tyre, sometimes romanized as Sour, is a city in the South Governorate of Lebanon. Get outdoors at Tyre Beach and Bkassine Pine Forest. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Mleeta Landmark and Beaufort Castle. Change things up with a short trip to Jezzine Grand Municipality in Jezzine (about 58 minutes away). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Al-Bass Archaeological Site, delve into the distant past at Tyre, relax and rejuvenate at Turqoise, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Grotte de Cana.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Sur attractions planner.

You can drive from Tripoli to Sur in 2 hours. Traveling from Tripoli in December, things will get little chillier in Sur: highs are around 20°C and lows about 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sur

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 5 — 10:
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Must see
Tyre Beach
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Hiking Trail
Bkassine Pine Forest
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History Museum
Mleeta Landmark
4.5

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