60 days in Lebanon Itinerary

60 days in Lebanon Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Sur
— 8 nights
2
Tripoli
— 10 nights
3
Bcharre
— 11 nights
4
Zahle
— 10 nights
5
Beirut
— 20 nights

8
nights
Sur

Sur ©
Tyre, sometimes romanized as Sour, is a city in the South Governorate of Lebanon. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sur: Beaufort Castle (in Arnoun), Our Lady of Mantara (in Maghdoucheh) and Mleeta Landmark (in Iqlim al Tuffah). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Tyre Beach, delve into the distant past at Tyre Hippodrome, Head underground at Kfarhim Grotto, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Grotte de Cana.

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Beirut to Sur is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. On the 3rd (Fri), you're off to Tripoli.

Things to do in Sur

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Beaufort Castle, Grotte de Cana, Kfarhim Grotto, Our Lady of Mantara, Mleeta Landmark
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Tyre ©
Tyre
 Mleeta Landmark ©
Mleeta Landmark
Tyre Beach ©
Tyre Beach

10
nights
Tripoli

Tripoli ©
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, Joining Beach, &more), Byblos (Old Souk, Byblos Public Park, &more) and Saydet el Nouriyi Monastery (in Chekka). There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of St. Stephan's Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Phoenician Wall, Head underground at Baatara Pothole, and take a stroll through Khan Al-Khayyatin.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Tripoli trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Sur to Tripoli takes 2 hours. When traveling from Sur in July, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Tripoli: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Bcharre.

Things to do in Tripoli

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Byblos, Batroun, Rocca Marina, Saydet el Nouriyi Monastery, Qasr Naous
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Saint Charbel Tomb ©
Saint Charbel Tomb
Old Souk ©
Old Souk
Byblos Castle ©
Byblos Castle

11
nights
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Mabaj Grotto (in Byblos), St Joseph Monastery (in Deir Mar Youssef) and Baatara Gorge Waterfall (in Tannourine). There's much more to do: delve into the lush surroundings at The Cedars of God, identify plant and animal life at Horsh Ehden Nature Reserve, Head underground at Qadisha Caves, and don't miss a visit to Deir Mar Semaan.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Bcharre day trip planning tool.

Drive from Tripoli to Bcharre in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. You will leave for Zahle on the 24th (Fri).

Things to do in Bcharre

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Ehden, Tannourine, Mabaj Grotto, St Joseph Monastery
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The Cedars of God ©
The Cedars of God
Tannourine Cedar Forest Nature Reserve ©
Tannourine Cedar Forest Nature Reserve
Qadisha Valley ©
Qadisha Valley

10
nights
Zahle

Zahle ©
Zahlé is the capital and the largest city of Beqaa Governorate, Lebanon. Explore Zahle's surroundings by going to Baalbeck (Baalbek Roman Ruins, Temples of Baalbek, &more), Shouf Cedars Reserve (in Barouk) and Kafraiya (Cave Kouroum & Chateau Kefraya). The adventure continues: learn about winemaking at Chateau Ksara, explore the ancient world of Anjar Citadel, contemplate the long history of Umayyad Ruins of Aanjar, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George Christian Orthodox Monastery.

For reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Zahle trip builder tool.

You can drive from Bcharre to Zahle in 2 hours. In July in Zahle, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. You'll set off for Beirut on the 3rd (Mon).

Things to do in Zahle

Historic Sites Wineries Parks

Side Trips

Baalbeck, Anjar, Kafraiya, Saghbine, Kfardebian
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Temples of Baalbek ©
Temples of Baalbek
Baalbek Roman Ruins ©
Baalbek Roman Ruins
Shouf Cedars Reserve ©
Shouf Cedars Reserve

20
nights
Beirut

Beirut ©
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Chir Bay (in Jiyeh), Sidon (The Great al-Omari Mosque, Soap Museum - Saida, &more) and Harissa (Saint Peter and Paul Cathedral & Our Lady of Lebanon). The adventure continues: make a trip to Zaitunay Bay, pause for some photo ops at Jeita Grotto, see the interesting displays at Mim Museum - Mineral Museum, and indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Beirut trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Zahle to Beirut in 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Beirut can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Beirut

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Sidon, Byblos, Beiteddine, Jiyeh, Harissa
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Zaitunay Bay ©
Zaitunay Bay
National Museum of Beirut ©
National Museum of Beirut
Jeita Grotto ©
Jeita Grotto

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