60 days in Lebanon Itinerary

60 days in Lebanon Itinerary

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60 days in Lebanon Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  18​h 30​min
1
Beirut
— 12 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Zahle
— 9 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Kfardebian
— 9 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Tripoli
— 10 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Bcharre
— 10 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Sur
— 8 nights
Drive + Fly:  22​h 45​min
End: Sydney

12
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Beirut: Byblos (Old Souk, Saint John-Marc Cathedral, & more), Beiteddine (Palace of Beiteddine & Beit Eddine) and Our Lady of Lebanon (in Harissa). Next up on the itinerary: explore the fascinating underground world of Jeita Grotto, shop like a local with Hamra Street, explore the striking landscape at Pigeon Rocks in Raouche, and get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Beirut.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Beirut trip builder site .

Sydney, Australia to Beirut is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a -8 hour difference. Traveling from Sydney in June, expect nights in Beirut to be a bit warmer, around 24°C, while days are warmer, around 35°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can go by car to Zahle.

Things to do in Beirut

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Byblos, Sidon, Beiteddine, Jounieh, Hall of Fame
Find places to stay Jun 13 — 25:
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Jeita Grotto ©
Jeita Grotto
Wine Tours & Tastings
Zaitunay Bay ©
Zaitunay Bay

9
nights
Zahle

Zahle ©
Zahlé is the capital and the largest city of Beqaa Governorate, Lebanon. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Zahle: Baalbeck (Baalbek Roman Ruins, Temples of Baalbek, & more), Aammiq wetland (in Saghbine) and Bekaa Valley (in Anjar). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Al-Shouf Cedar Nature Reserve, do a tasting at Coteaux Du Liban, explore the world behind art at Atelier Assaf, and step into the grandiose world of Umayyad Ruins of Aanjar.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Zahle road trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Beirut to Zahle takes 1.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Zahle are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. On the 4th (Sat), you're off toKfardebian.

Things to do in Zahle

Wineries Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Baalbeck, Anjar, Kafraiya, Bekaa Valley, Massaya Winery
Find places to stay Jun 25 — Jul 4:
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Temples of Baalbek ©
Temples of Baalbek
Al-Shouf Cedar Nature Reserve ©
Al-Shouf Cedar Nature Reserve
Baalbek Roman Ruins ©
Baalbek Roman Ruins

9
nights
Kfardebian

Kfardebian ©
Get out of town with these interesting Kfardebian side-trips: Monastery of St. Maron Annaya (in Byblos) and White Beach (in Thoum).

For maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Kfardebian trip maker .

Getting from Zahle to Kfardebian by car takes about 1.5 hours. July in Kfardebian sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. You'll set off for Tripoli on the 13th (Mon).

Things to do in Kfardebian

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Faraiya, Monastery of St. Maron Annaya, White Beach, Commemorative Stelae of Nahr El-Kalb, Chouane Lake
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Mzaar Kfardebian ©
Mzaar Kfardebian
Monastery of St. Maron Annaya ©
Monastery of St. Maron Annaya
Faqra Temple ©
Faqra Temple

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Byblos (Byblos Castle, Memoire Du Temps, & more), Chocolate Republic Boutique (in Kousba) and Batroun (Bonita Bay & Ixsir). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saydet el Nouriyi Monastery, step into the grandiose world of Citadel Saint Gilles (Qal'at Sinjil), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Great Mosque, and don't miss a visit to The Clock Tower.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Tripoli day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kfardebian to Tripoli takes 2 hours. In July, daytime highs in Tripoli are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. On the 23rd (Thu), you're off toBcharre.

Things to do in Tripoli

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Batroun, Byblos, Baatara Pothole, Chocolate Republic Boutique, Rocca Marina
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Byblos Castle ©
Byblos Castle
Saint Charbel Tomb ©
Saint Charbel Tomb
Memoire Du Temps ©
Memoire Du Temps

10
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bcharre: Horsh Ehden Nature Reserve (in Ehden), Baatara Gorge Waterfall (in Tannourine) and Kamouh el Hermel (in Hermel). There's much more to do: admire the verdant scenery at Qadisha Valley, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saydet el Hosn Lady of the Fortress, take in the spiritual surroundings of Deir Mar Elisha, and examine the collection at Gibran Museum.

To find more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Bcharre road trip site .

Traveling by car from Tripoli to Bcharre takes 1.5 hours. July in Bcharre sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. You will leave for Sur on the 2nd (Sun).

Things to do in Bcharre

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ehden, Tannourine, Kamouh el Hermel
Find places to stay Jul 23 — Aug 2:
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Qadisha Valley ©
Qadisha Valley
The Cedars of God ©
The Cedars of God
Deir Mar Elisha ©
Deir Mar Elisha

8
nights
Sur

Sur ©
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sur: Mount Hermon (in Nabatiyeh Governorate) and Beaufort Castle (in Arnoun).

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Sur day trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Bcharre to Sur takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Bcharre in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Sur, with lows of 26°C. On the 10th (Mon), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Sur

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Beaufort Castle, Mount Hermon, Grotte de Cana
Find places to stay Aug 2 — 10:
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Tyre Beach ©
Tyre Beach
Tyre ©
Tyre
Beaufort Castle ©
Beaufort Castle

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