6 days in Lebanon Itinerary

6 days in Lebanon Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lebanon trip planner

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Drive to Beirut Rafic Hariri International Airport, Fly to Cairo



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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 the numerous day-trip ideas around Beirut: Our Lady of Lebanon (in Harissa) and Byblos (Saint Charbel Tomb & Old Souk). There's still lots to do: appreciate the history behind Jeita Grotto, visit Beirut Souks, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Beirut, and take in the dramatic natural features at Pigeon Rocks in Raouche.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Beirut road trip app.

Cairo, Egypt to Beirut is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in October, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Baalbeck.

Things to do in Beirut

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trips

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Baalbek, properly Baʿalbek and also known as Balbec, Baalbec or Baalbeck, is a town in the Anti-Lebanon foothills east of the Litani River in Lebanon's Beqaa Valley, about 85km northeast of Beirut and about 75km north of Damascus. On the 9th (Sat), make a trip to Hajar al-Hibla, then steep yourself in history at Baalbek Roman Ruins, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temples of Baalbek.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Baalbeck tour itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Beirut to Baalbeck takes 2 hours. October in Baalbeck sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Baalbeck

Historic Sites
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Lebanon travel guide

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.