36 days in Lebanon Itinerary

36 days in Lebanon Itinerary

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Sur
— 3 nights
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Tripoli
— 5 nights
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Bcharre
— 4 nights
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Zahle
— 5 nights
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Beirut
— 18 nights

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Sur

— 3 nights
Tyre, sometimes romanized as Sour, is a city in the South Governorate of Lebanon. Get out of town with these interesting Sur side-trips: Bkassine Pine Forest (in Jezzine), Beaufort Castle (in Arnoun) and Our Lady of Mantara (in Maghdoucheh). The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Tyre, don't miss a visit to Al-Bass Archaeological Site, relax and rejuvenate at Turqoise, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grotte de Cana.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Sur trip maker site.

Beirut to Sur is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. March in Sur sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Tripoli.

Things to do in Sur

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 26 — 29:

Tripoli

— 5 nights
A tour of Tripoli usually involves a visit to the old Mamluk-style city and its harbor overlooked by a crusader citadel.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tripoli: White Beach (in Thoum), Saydet el Nouriyi Monastery (in Chekka) and Byblos (Miky's Accessories, Old Souk, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Taynal Mosque, don't miss a visit to Mussaylha Fort, browse the eclectic array of goods at Souk Al-Harajb, and step into the grandiose world of Citadel Saint Gilles (Qal'at Sinjil).

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Getting from Sur to Tripoli by car takes about 2 hours. In March in Tripoli, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can drive to Bcharre.

Things to do in Tripoli

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 29 — Apr 3:

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) and Horsh Ehden Nature Reserve (in Ehden). There's still lots to do: appreciate the views at Qadisha Valley, take in the spiritual surroundings of Deir Qozhaya, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saydet el Hosn Lady of the Fortress, and see the interesting displays at Gibran Museum.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Bcharre attractions app.

Traveling by car from Tripoli to Bcharre takes 1.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Bcharre can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Zahle.

Things to do in Bcharre

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 3 — 7:

Zahle

— 5 nights
Zahlé is the capital and the largest city of Beqaa Governorate, Lebanon. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Zahle: Baalbeck (Temples of Baalbek, Baalbek Roman Ruins, &more), Monastery of St. Maron Annaya (in Byblos) and Saint Charbel Statue (in Faraiya). The adventure continues: learn about winemaking at Chateau Ksara, admire the striking features of Hasbaya Shehabi Citadel, look for all kinds of wild species at Shouf Cedars Reserve, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George Christian Orthodox Monastery.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Zahle trip maker website.

Getting from Bcharre to Zahle by car takes about 2 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Beirut.

Things to do in Zahle

Historic Sites · Wineries · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 7 — 12:

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Beirut side-trips: Sidon (Sharqy, Soap Museum - Saida, &more), Our Lady of Lebanon (in Harissa) and Byblos (Byblos Port & Roman Theater). The adventure continues: make a trip to Zaitunay Bay, examine the collection at Mim Museum - Mineral Museum, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Beirut, and pause for some photo ops at Jeita Grotto.

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You can drive from Zahle to Beirut in 1.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Beirut are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Beirut

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 12 — 30:

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.