10 days in Lebanon Itinerary

10 days in Lebanon Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Bcharre
— 2 nights
2
Zahle
— 3 nights
3
Beirut
— 4 nights

2
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.
Step out of the city life by going to The Cedars of God and Horsh Ehden Nature Reserve. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Qadisha Valley and Deir Qannoubin. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bcharre: Saydet el Nouriyi Monastery (in Chekka), Mabaj Grotto (in Byblos) and Baatara Pothole (in Tannourine). Next up on the itinerary: delve into the lush surroundings at Tannourine Cedar Forest Nature Reserve and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Deir Qozhaya.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Bcharre attractions tool.

Beirut to Bcharre is an approximately 2-hour car ride. In July in Bcharre, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Zahle.

Things to do in Bcharre

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tannourine, Saydet el Nouriyi Monastery, Mabaj Grotto, Horsh Ehden Nature Reserve
Highlights from your plan
The Cedars of God ©
The Cedars of God
Qadisha Valley ©
Qadisha Valley
Deir Qozhaya ©
Deir Qozhaya

3
nights
Zahle

Zahle ©
Zahlé is the capital and the largest city of Beqaa Governorate, Lebanon. Get outdoors at Shouf Cedars Reserve and Bekaa Valley. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Temples of Baalbek and Baalbek Roman Ruins. Venture out of the city with trips to Aammiq wetland (in Saghbine) and Cave Kouroum (in Kafraiya). There's more to do: do a tasting at Chateau Ksara and stop by Chateau Heritage.

To see reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Zahle journey planner.

Getting from Bcharre to Zahle by car takes about 2 hours. In July in Zahle, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Beirut.

Things to do in Zahle

Wineries Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Saghbine, Baalbeck, Bekaa Valley, Shouf Cedars Reserve, Cave Kouroum
Highlights from your plan
Temples of Baalbek ©
Temples of Baalbek
Baalbek Roman Ruins ©
Baalbek Roman Ruins
Shouf Cedars Reserve ©
Shouf Cedars Reserve

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Chir Bay and LAZY B BEACH CLUB. Beirut Souks and Churches of Harissa are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Beirut: Byblos (Memoire Du Temps & Byblos Castle). And it doesn't end there: shop like a local with Hamra Street, make a trip to Corniche Beirut, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of St Elias and St Gregory the Illuminator, and examine the collection at Mim Museum - Mineral Museum.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Beirut trip website.

You can drive from Zahle to Beirut in 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Beirut are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Beirut

Parks Neighborhoods Beaches

Side Trips

Byblos, Jiyeh, Jabal Moussa Biosphere Reserve, Churches of Harissa
Highlights from your plan
Mim Museum - Mineral Museum ©
Mim Museum - Mineral Museum
Beirut Souks ©
Beirut Souks
National Museum of Beirut ©
National Museum of Beirut

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