21 days in Lebanon Itinerary

21 days in Lebanon Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Sur
— 1 night
2
Bcharre
— 3 nights
3
Zahle
— 3 nights
4
Beirut
— 13 nights

1
night
Sur

Sur ©
Tyre, sometimes romanized as Sour, is a city in the South Governorate of Lebanon. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): make a trip to Roman Hippodrome, thensteep yourself in history at Tyre Hippodrome, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Tyre Beach, and finally delve into the distant past at Tyre.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Sur trip maker tool.

Manama, Bahrain to Sur is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Manama to Sur due to the time zone difference. In July, Sur is little chillier than Manama - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Bcharre.

Things to do in Sur

Historic Sites Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Tyre Hippodrome
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Tyre Beach ©
Tyre Beach
Tyre ©
Tyre
Tyre Hippodrome ©
Tyre Hippodrome

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.
Popular historic sites such as The Cedars of God and Deir Mar Elisha are in your itinerary. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Qadisha Valley and Gibran Museum. Explore Bcharre's surroundings by going to Mabaj Grotto (in Byblos), Chocolate Republic Boutique (in Kousba) and Horsh Ehden Nature Reserve (in Ehden). Next up on the itinerary: take a peaceful walk through Tannourine Cedar Forest Nature Reserve, get your game on at LazerGate, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Deir Qozhaya, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saydet el Hosn Lady of the Fortress.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Bcharre journey site.

Traveling by car from Sur to Bcharre takes 2.5 hours. While traveling from Sur, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Bcharre, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can drive to Zahle.

Things to do in Bcharre

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ehden, Mabaj Grotto, Tannourine Cedar Forest Nature Reserve, Chocolate Republic Boutique, LazerGate
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Qadisha Valley ©
Qadisha Valley
The Cedars of God ©
The Cedars of God
Deir Qozhaya ©
Deir Qozhaya

3
nights
Zahle

Zahle ©
Zahlé is the capital and the largest city of Beqaa Governorate, Lebanon. Your inner history buff will appreciate Baalbek Roman Ruins and Temples of Baalbek. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Shouf Cedars Reserve and Faqra Temple. Get out of town with these interesting Zahle side-trips: Cave Kouroum (in Kafraiya), Jisr el Hajar - Kfardebian Natural Bridge (in Kfardebian) and Atelier Assaf (in Warhanieh). It doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Umayyad Ruins of Aanjar and learn about winemaking at Chateau Heritage.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Zahle online itinerary planner.

You can drive from Bcharre to Zahle in 2 hours. In July, daytime highs in Zahle are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Beirut.

Things to do in Zahle

Historic Sites Wineries Wildlife

Side Trips

Baalbeck, Kfardebian, Umayyad Ruins of Aanjar, Chateau Heritage, Shouf Cedars Reserve
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Baalbek Roman Ruins ©
Baalbek Roman Ruins
Shouf Cedars Reserve ©
Shouf Cedars Reserve
Umayyad Ruins of Aanjar ©
Umayyad Ruins of Aanjar

13
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 Churches of Harissa and Saint Charbel Tomb. Get in touch with nature at Jabal Moussa Biosphere Reserve and White Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Beirut side-trips: Beit Eddine (in Beiteddine), Chir Bay (in Jiyeh) and Sidon (Khan al-Franj, Soap Museum - Saida, &more). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Mim Museum - Mineral Museum, take a stroll through Badaro, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Beirut, and kick back and relax at LAZY B BEACH CLUB.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Beirut trip planner.

Traveling by car from Zahle to Beirut takes 1.5 hours. In July in Beirut, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Beirut

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Byblos, Batroun, Sidon, Jiyeh, Tripoli
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Churches of Harissa ©
Churches of Harissa
Saint Charbel Tomb ©
Saint Charbel Tomb
Mim Museum - Mineral Museum ©
Mim Museum - Mineral Museum

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