31 days in Lebanon Itinerary

31 days in Lebanon Itinerary

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31 days in Lebanon Itinerary

Start: Raleigh
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  22 h 30 min
1
Sur
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Beirut
— 10 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Zahle
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Bcharre
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Thoum
— 7 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  22 h 30 min
End: Raleigh

3
nights
Sur

Sur ©
Tyre, sometimes romanized as Sour, is a city in the South Governorate of Lebanon. Kids will appreciate attractions like Chir Bay and Tyre Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sur: Our Lady of Mantara (in Maghdoucheh), Mleeta Landmark (in Iqlim al Tuffah) and Beaufort Castle (in Arnoun).

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Sur planning site .

Raleigh, USA to Sur is an approximately 22.5-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Israel Standard Time is 7 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Sur can reach 94°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can go by car to Beirut.

Things to do in Sur

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Mleeta Landmark, Chir Bay, Tyre Hippodrome, Beaufort Castle, Our Lady of Mantara
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Tyre ©
Tyre
Tyre Beach ©
Tyre Beach
 Mleeta Landmark ©
Mleeta Landmark

10
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.
Bring the kids along to MACAM (Modern And Contemporary Art Museum) and Dino City Prehistoric Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Beirut: Byblos (Memoire Du Temps, Byblos Castle, &more), Beit Eddine (in Beiteddine) and Bonita Bay (in Batroun). There's still lots to do: pause for some photo ops at Jeita Grotto, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Beirut, take in the spiritual surroundings of Our Lady of Lebanon, and tour the pleasant surroundings at LAZY B BEACH CLUB.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Beirut trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Sur to Beirut takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Sur in July, expect nights in Beirut to be about the same, around 75°F, while days are slightly colder, around 88°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can drive to Zahle.

Things to do in Beirut

Historic Sites Parks Theme Parks

Side Trips

Byblos, Beit Eddine, LAZY B BEACH CLUB, Bonita Bay, Churches of Harissa
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Jeita Grotto ©
Jeita Grotto
LAZY B BEACH CLUB ©
LAZY B BEACH CLUB
Waves Aqua Park & Resorts ©
Waves Aqua Park & Resorts

5
nights
Zahle

Zahle ©
Zahlé is the capital and the largest city of Beqaa Governorate, Lebanon. Venture out of the city with trips to Atelier Assaf (in Warhanieh), Al-Shouf Cedar Nature Reserve (in Barouk) and Baalbeck (Baalbek Roman Ruins, Temples of Baalbek, &more). The adventure continues: do a tasting at Chateau Ksara, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George Christian Orthodox Monastery, don't miss a visit to Our Lady of Zahle and Bekaa, and appreciate the history behind Saint Charbel Statue.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Zahle trip maker.

Drive from Beirut to Zahle in 1.5 hours. In July in Zahle, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 75°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can drive to Bcharre.

Things to do in Zahle

Historic Sites Wineries Wildlife

Side Trips

Baalbeck, Faraiya, Anjar, Kfardebian, St. George Christian Orthodox Monastery
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Temples of Baalbek ©
Temples of Baalbek
Baalbek Roman Ruins ©
Baalbek Roman Ruins
Al-Shouf Cedar Nature Reserve ©
Al-Shouf Cedar Nature Reserve

4
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Baatara Pothole (in Tannourine), Saydet el Nouriyi Monastery (in Chekka) and LazerGate (in Kfar Hazir). Next up on the itinerary: delve into the lush surroundings at The Cedars of God, examine the collection at Gibran Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Horsh Ehden Nature Reserve, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Deir Mar Elisha.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Bcharre attractions planning site .

You can drive from Zahle to Bcharre in 2 hours. July in Bcharre sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 75°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Thoum.

Things to do in Bcharre

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Ehden, Tannourine, Saydet el Nouriyi Monastery, LazerGate, Al Burtasiyat Madrassa-Mosque
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The Cedars of God ©
The Cedars of God
Qadisha Valley ©
Qadisha Valley
Deir Qozhaya ©
Deir Qozhaya

7
nights
Thoum

Thoum
Step out of Thoum with an excursion to Chouane Lake in Chouaneh--about 38 minutes away.

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Traveling by car from Bcharre to Thoum takes 1.5 hours. On the 31st (Fri), you're off to home.

Things to do in Thoum

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Chouane Lake

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