58 days in Lebanon Itinerary

58 days in Lebanon Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lebanon tour planner

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Beirut
— 17 nights
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Zahle
— 8 nights
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Kfardebian
— 8 nights
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Tripoli
— 9 nights
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Bcharre
— 7 nights
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Sur
— 8 nights
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Beirut

— 17 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.
Explore Beirut's surroundings by going to St. George Church (in Batroun), Our Lady of Lebanon (in Harissa) and Ghazir (Karma Traditional Thai Massage & Chateau Musar). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Zaitunay Bay, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mohammad Al-Amin Mosque, take a stroll through Beirut Souks, and gain insight at American University of Beirut.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Beirut vacation builder.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiport is Beirut Rafic Hariri International Airport. In July, daily temperatures in Beirut can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can drive to Zahle.

Things to do in Beirut

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 1 — 18:

Zahle

— 8 nights
Zahlé is the capital and the largest city of Beqaa Governorate, Lebanon. Explore Zahle's surroundings by going to St. George Christian Orthodox Monastery (in Deir El Harf), Baalbeck (Baalbek Roman Ruins, Temples of Baalbek, &more) and Hasbaya Shehabi Citadel (in Hasbaya). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Shouf Cedars Reserve, explore the ancient world of Anjar Citadel, do a tasting at Chateau St Thomas, and make a trip to Our Lady of Zahle and Bekaa.

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Getting from Beirut to Zahle by car takes about 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Zahle can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Kfardebian.

Things to do in Zahle

Historic Sites · Wineries · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 18 — 26:

Kfardebian

— 8 nights
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kfardebian: Joining Beach (in Batroun) and Byblos (Mabaj Grotto, Monastery of St. Maron Annaya, &more).

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Kfardebian trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Zahle to Kfardebian takes 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 75°F. On the 3rd (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Tripoli.

Things to do in Kfardebian

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 26 — Aug 3:

Tripoli

— 9 nights
A tour of Tripoli usually involves a visit to the old Mamluk-style city and its harbor overlooked by a crusader citadel.
Get out of town with these interesting Tripoli side-trips: Batroun (Bonita Bay & Ixsir), Saydet el Nouriyi Monastery (in Chekka) and Byblos (Old Souk, Saint John-Marc Cathedral, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephan's Cathedral, take in the waterfront at El Mina Port, wander the streets of Khan Al-Khayyatin, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at The Colonel Brewery.

For photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Tripoli travel planner.

Traveling by car from Kfardebian to Tripoli takes 2 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Tripoli can reach 90°F, while at night they dip to 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Bcharre.

Things to do in Tripoli

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 3 — 12:

Bcharre

— 7 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.
Explore Bcharre's surroundings by going to Tannourine (Baatara Gorge Waterfall & Baatara Pothole), Horsh Ehden Nature Reserve (in Ehden) and Qasr Naous (in Amioun). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at The Cedars of God, see the interesting displays at Gibran Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Deir Qozhaya, and Head underground at Qadisha Caves.

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Traveling by car from Tripoli to Bcharre takes 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 90°F, and evening lows to 78°F. On the 19th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Sur.

Things to do in Bcharre

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 12 — 19:

Sur

— 8 nights
Tyre, sometimes romanized as Sour, is a city in the South Governorate of Lebanon. Change things up with these side-trips from Sur: Jezzine (Jezzine Grand Municipality & Bkassine Pine Forest), Beaufort Castle (in Arnoun) and Mleeta Landmark (in Iqlim al Tuffah). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Tyre Beach, make a trip to Al-Bass Archaeological Site, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grotte de Cana, and delve into the distant past at Tyre Hippodrome.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Sur online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Bcharre to Sur takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Bcharre in August, plan for slightly colder nights in Sur, with lows around 73°F. You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Sur

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 19 — 27:

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.