13 days in Lebanon Itinerary

13 days in Lebanon Itinerary

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Start: Beirut
1
Beirut
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Kfardebian
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Baalbeck
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Bcharre
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
End: Beirut

5
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Byblos Castle and Mohammad Al-Amin Mosque. Step out of the city life by going to Pigeon Rocks in Raouche and Jabal Moussa Biosphere Reserve. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Beirut: Bkassine Pine Forest (in Jezzine), Shouf Cedars Reserve (in Barouk) and Our Lady of Lebanon (in Harissa). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Beirut, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. George Maronite Cathedral, examine the collection at Mim Museum - Mineral Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Greek Orthodox Cathedral of Saint George.

To see photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Beirut trip planning tool.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Beirut. In December in Beirut, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Kfardebian.

Things to do in Beirut

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Byblos, Jeita Grotto, Bkassine Pine Forest, Shouf Cedars Reserve, Jabal Moussa Biosphere Reserve
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Jeita Grotto ©
Jeita Grotto
Our Lady of Lebanon ©
Our Lady of Lebanon
National Museum of Beirut ©
National Museum of Beirut

2
nights
Kfardebian

Kfardebian ©
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): fly down the slopes at Mzaar Kfardebian, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Chouane Lake, and then make a trip to Monastery of St. Maron Annaya. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at White Beach, make a trip to Our Lady of Zahle and Bekaa, and then learn about winemaking at Coteaux Du Liban.

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Traveling by car from Beirut to Kfardebian takes 1.5 hours. In January in Kfardebian, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Baalbeck.

Things to do in Kfardebian

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Zahle, Monastery of St. Maron Annaya, White Beach, Chouane Lake
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Mzaar Kfardebian ©
Mzaar Kfardebian
Coteaux Du Liban ©
Coteaux Du Liban
Monastery of St. Maron Annaya ©
Monastery of St. Maron Annaya

2
nights
Baalbeck

Baalbeck ©
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. Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Hajar al-Hibla, admire the verdant scenery at Bekaa Valley, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Baalbek Roman Ruins, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temples of Baalbek. On the 5th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the historical opulence of Umayyad Ruins of Aanjar and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Saieda Khaoula - Mosque.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Baalbeck online trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Kfardebian to Baalbeck in 1.5 hours. January in Baalbeck sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to drive to Bcharre.

Things to do in Baalbeck

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Anjar
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Temples of Baalbek ©
Temples of Baalbek
Baalbek Roman Ruins ©
Baalbek Roman Ruins
Umayyad Ruins of Aanjar ©
Umayyad Ruins of Aanjar

3
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 Qadisha Valley. Do some cultural sightseeing at Deir Qozhaya and Deir Mar Elisha. Explore Bcharre's surroundings by going to Saydet el Nouriyi Monastery (in Chekka) and Horsh Ehden Nature Reserve (in Ehden). And it doesn't end there: delve into the lush surroundings at Tannourine Cedar Forest Nature Reserve, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saydet el Hosn Lady of the Fortress, get outside with Ehden Adventures, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Deir Qannoubin.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Bcharre online journey planner.

You can drive from Baalbeck to Bcharre in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in January, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Bcharre

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

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

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