7 days in Lebanon Itinerary

7 days in Lebanon Itinerary

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7 days in Lebanon Itinerary

Start: Cairo
Fly:  2 h
1
Beirut
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Zahle
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  6 h 15 min
End: Cairo

4
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: Our Lady of Lebanon (in Harissa) and Byblos (Monastery of St. Maron Annaya, Saint Charbel Tomb, & more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at Jeita Grotto, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, don't miss a visit to Corniche Beirut, and shop like a local with Beirut Souks.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Beirut trip planner.

Cairo, Egypt to Beirut is an approximately 2-hour flight. You can also drive. In October, daily temperatures in Beirut can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can drive to Zahle.

Things to do in Beirut

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Byblos, Jeita Grotto, Our Lady of Lebanon
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Jeita Grotto ©
Jeita Grotto
National Museum of Beirut ©
National Museum of Beirut
Zaitunay Bay ©
Zaitunay Bay

2
nights
Zahle

Zahle ©
Zahlé is the capital and the largest city of Beqaa Governorate, Lebanon. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): appreciate the extensive heritage of Baalbek Roman Ruins, then steep yourself in history at Temples of Baalbek, then do a tasting at Chateau Ksara, and finally make a trip to Our Lady of Zahle and Bekaa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Cardo Maximus (Aanjar), contemplate the long history of Umayyad Ruins of Aanjar, then learn about winemaking at Coteaux Du Liban, and finally learn about winemaking at Chateau St Thomas.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Zahle trip builder .

You can drive from Beirut to Zahle in 1.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Zahle

Wineries Historic Sites

Side Trips

Baalbeck, Anjar
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Temples of Baalbek ©
Temples of Baalbek
Baalbek Roman Ruins ©
Baalbek Roman Ruins
Chateau Ksara ©
Chateau Ksara

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