16 days in Lebanon Itinerary

16 days in Lebanon Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Male
Fly + Drive:  13 h 30 min
1
Sur
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Bcharre
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Zahle
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Kfardebian
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Beirut
— 6 nights
Fly + Ferry:  9 h
End: Male

2
nights
Sur

Sur ©
Tyre, sometimes romanized as Sour, is a city in the South Governorate of Lebanon. On the 15th (Wed), explore the ancient world of Tyre. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Roman Hippodrome, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tyre Beach, and then make a trip to Al-Bass Archaeological Site.

To see reviews and more tourist information, read our Sur trip itinerary builder website.

Male, Maldives to Sur is an approximately 14.5- hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Male to Sur, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Male in April: highs in Sur hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Bcharre.

Things to do in Sur

Beaches Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Tyre Beach ©
Tyre Beach
Tyre ©
Tyre
Al-Bass Archaeological Site ©
Al-Bass Archaeological Site

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Tannourine Cedar Forest Nature Reserve and Qadisha Valley. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Horsh Ehden Nature Reserve and Chocolate Republic Boutique. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at The Cedars of God, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saydet el Hosn Lady of the Fortress, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Deir Mar Elisha, and see the interesting displays at Gibran Museum.

For photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Bcharre trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Sur to Bcharre by car takes about 2.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can drive to Zahle.

Things to do in Bcharre

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Ehden, Chocolate Republic Boutique, Tannourine Cedar Forest Nature Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Horsh Ehden Nature Reserve ©
Horsh Ehden Nature Reserve
Tannourine Cedar Forest Nature Reserve ©
Tannourine Cedar Forest Nature Reserve
Qadisha Valley ©
Qadisha Valley

3
nights
Zahle

Zahle ©
Zahlé is the capital and the largest city of Beqaa Governorate, Lebanon. Explore hidden gems such as Baalbek Roman Ruins and Shouf Cedars Reserve. Change things up with these side-trips from Zahle: Kafraiya (Cave Kouroum & Chateau Kefraya), Bekaa Valley (in Anjar) and Baalbeck (Saieda Khaoula - Mosque & Hajar al-Hibla). Next up on the itinerary: do a tasting at Chateau Ksara, explore the ancient world of Umayyad Ruins of Aanjar, and make a trip to Our Lady of Zahle and Bekaa.

To see maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Zahle holiday planner.

You can drive from Bcharre to Zahle in 2 hours. In April in Zahle, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Kfardebian.

Things to do in Zahle

Wineries Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Baalbeck, Kafraiya, Anjar, Shouf Cedars Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Shouf Cedars Reserve ©
Shouf Cedars Reserve
Chateau Ksara ©
Chateau Ksara
Bekaa Valley ©
Bekaa Valley

1
night
Kfardebian

Kfardebian ©
On the 23rd (Thu), explore the activities along Chouane Lake, then don't miss a visit to Faqra Temple, then take in the views from Jisr el Hajar - Kfardebian Natural Bridge, and finally hit the slopes at Mzaar Kfardebian.

For other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Kfardebian trip planner.

Getting from Zahle to Kfardebian by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in April, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Beirut.

Things to do in Kfardebian

Parks Winter Sports Nature

Side Trip

Chouane Lake
Highlights from your plan
Mzaar Kfardebian ©
Mzaar Kfardebian
Faqra Temple ©
Faqra Temple
Jisr el Hajar - Kfardebian Natural Bridge ©
Jisr el Hajar - Kfardebian Natural Bridge

6
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.
Get outdoors at Jabal Moussa Biosphere Reserve and LAZY B BEACH CLUB. Shop till you drop at ABC shopping center and City Centre Beirut. Venture out of the city with trips to Byblos (Monastery of St. Maron Annaya & Memoire Du Temps) and Beit Eddine (in Beiteddine). And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Churches of Harissa, stop by Badaro, examine the collection at Banque Du Liban Museum, and buy something for everyone on your list at CITYMALL.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Beirut trip planner.

You can drive from Kfardebian to Beirut in 1.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Beirut can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. On the 29th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Beirut

Shopping Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Byblos, Churches of Harissa, ABC shopping center, LAZY B BEACH CLUB, Jabal Moussa Biosphere Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Churches of Harissa ©
Churches of Harissa
Jabal Moussa Biosphere Reserve ©
Jabal Moussa Biosphere Reserve
LAZY B BEACH CLUB ©
LAZY B BEACH CLUB

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