8 days in Lebanon Itinerary

8 days in Lebanon Itinerary

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Start: Cairo
Fly + Drive:  6 h 45 min
1
Baalbeck
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Bcharre
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
3
Beirut
— 5 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
End: Cairo

1
night
Baalbeck

Baalbeck ©
Baalbek, properly Ba╩┐albek 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. On the 2nd (Sun), appreciate the views at Bekaa Valley, thendon't miss a visit to Hajar al-Hibla, thenget to know the fascinating history of Baalbek Roman Ruins, and finally delve into the distant past at Temples of Baalbek.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Baalbeck trip itinerary planning website.

Cairo, Egypt to Baalbeck is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Cairo in August, expect nights in Baalbeck to be about the same, around 30°C, while days are slightly colder, around 38°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Bcharre.

Things to do in Baalbeck

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Bekaa Valley
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Temples of Baalbek ©
Temples of Baalbek
Baalbek Roman Ruins ©
Baalbek Roman Ruins
Hajar al-Hibla ©
Hajar al-Hibla

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): appreciate the views at Qadisha Valley, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Deir Qozhaya, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Deir Mar Elisha, and finally delve into the lush surroundings at The Cedars of God.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Bcharre day trip website.

Traveling by car from Baalbeck to Bcharre takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in August, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Beirut.

Things to do in Bcharre

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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The Cedars of God ©
The Cedars of God
Qadisha Valley ©
Qadisha Valley
Deir Qozhaya ©
Deir Qozhaya

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Beirut: Our Lady of Lebanon (in Harissa) and Byblos (Roman Theater, Saint Charbel Tomb, &more). And it doesn't end there: appreciate the history behind Jeita Grotto, explore the striking landscape at Pigeon Rocks in Raouche, make a trip to Gemmayzeh Street, and wander the streets of Beirut Souks.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Beirut online visit planner.

Drive from Bcharre to Beirut in 2 hours. In August in Beirut, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Beirut

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Byblos, Our Lady of Lebanon, Jeita Grotto
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Jeita Grotto ©
Jeita Grotto
National Museum of Beirut ©
National Museum of Beirut
Zaitunay Bay ©
Zaitunay Bay

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