9 days in Lebanon Itinerary

9 days in Lebanon Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Bcharre
— 2 nights
2
Zahle
— 2 nights
3
Beirut
— 4 nights

2
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.
When in Bcharre, make a side trip to see Saydet el Nouriyi Monastery in Chekka, approximately Chekka away. And it doesn't end there: take a peaceful walk through The Cedars of God, take in the spiritual surroundings of Deir Mar Elisha, pause for some serene contemplation at Saydet el Hosn Lady of the Fortress, and make a trip to Deir Mar Semaan.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Bcharre journey website.

Beirut to Bcharre is an approximately 2-hour car ride. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to drive to Zahle.

Things to do in Bcharre

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Tannourine Cedar Forest Nature Reserve, Saydet el Hosn Lady of the Fortress, Saydet el Nouriyi Monastery
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The Cedars of God ©
The Cedars of God
Qadisha Valley ©
Qadisha Valley
Tannourine Cedar Forest Nature Reserve ©
Tannourine Cedar Forest Nature Reserve

2
nights
Zahle

Zahle ©
Zahlé is the capital and the largest city of Beqaa Governorate, Lebanon. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): get to know the fascinating history of Baalbek Roman Ruins, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Temples of Baalbek, and then don't miss a visit to Hajar al-Hibla. Here are some ideas for day two: do a tasting at Coteaux Du Liban, thendo a tasting at Chateau Ksara, thendo a tasting at Chateau St Thomas, and finally don't miss a visit to Our Lady of Zahle and Bekaa.

To find where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Zahle trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bcharre to Zahle takes 2 hours. In July, daytime highs in Zahle are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Beirut.

Things to do in Zahle

Wineries Historic Sites

Side Trip

Baalbeck
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Temples of Baalbek ©
Temples of Baalbek
Baalbek Roman Ruins ©
Baalbek Roman Ruins
Chateau Ksara ©
Chateau Ksara

4
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.
Go for a jaunt from Beirut to Harissa to see Our Lady of Lebanon about 38 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: pause for some photo ops at Jeita Grotto, shop like a local with Hamra Street, examine the collection at Mim Museum - Mineral Museum, and visit Beirut Souks.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Beirut day trip tool.

Getting from Zahle to Beirut by car takes about 1.5 hours. July in Beirut sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Beirut

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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

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