9 days in Lebanon Itinerary

9 days in Lebanon Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Tehran
Fly:  3 h
1
Beirut
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Baalbeck
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Tripoli
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
4
Byblos
— 3 nights
Fly + Subway:  5 h
End: Tehran

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Banque Du Liban Museum, stop by ABC shopping center, see the interesting displays at Nicolas Sursock Museum, then examine the collection at Mim Museum - Mineral Museum, and finally explore the historical opulence of Beit Eddine.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Beirut trip maker app.

Tehran, Iran to Beirut is an approximately 4.5- hour combination of subway and flight. You can also do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. You'll gain 1.5 hours traveling from Tehran to Beirut due to the time zone difference. In October, Beirut is a bit warmer than Tehran - with highs of 33°C and lows of 24°C. You will have some time to spend on the 25th (Fri) before leaving for Baalbeck.

Things to do in Beirut

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Beit Eddine, The Great al-Omari Mosque, ABC shopping center
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Banque Du Liban Museum ©
Banque Du Liban Museum
Mim Museum - Mineral Museum ©
Mim Museum - Mineral Museum
Nicolas Sursock Museum ©
Nicolas Sursock Museum

2
nights
Baalbeck

Baalbeck ©
Baalbek, properly Baʿalbek 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. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): appreciate the views at Bekaa Valley and then make a trip to Hajar al-Hibla. Keep things going the next day: do a tasting at Coteaux Du Liban, then learn about winemaking at Massaya Winery, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Temples of Baalbek, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Saieda Khaoula - Mosque.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Baalbeck journey website.

Drive from Beirut to Baalbeck in 2 hours. In October, daytime highs in Baalbeck are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. On the 27th (Sun), you'll travel to Tripoli.

Things to do in Baalbeck

Historic Sites Wineries Nature

Side Trips

Massaya Winery, Coteaux Du Liban, Bekaa Valley
Highlights from your plan
Temples of Baalbek ©
Temples of Baalbek
Bekaa Valley ©
Bekaa Valley
Coteaux Du Liban ©
Coteaux Du Liban

1
night
Tripoli

Tripoli ©
A tour of Tripoli usually involves a visit to the old Mamluk-style city and its harbor overlooked by a crusader citadel.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Saydet el Hosn Lady of the Fortress and then get outside with Ehden Adventures. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Al Burtasiyat Madrassa-Mosque, browse the eclectic array of goods at Souk Al-Harajb, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Great Mosque, then look for gifts at Chocolate Republic Boutique, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Taynal Mosque.

For photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Tripoli online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Baalbeck to Tripoli by car takes about 3 hours. In October, daytime highs in Tripoli are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can drive to Byblos.

Things to do in Tripoli

Historic Sites Shopping Outdoors

Side Trips

Ehden, Chocolate Republic Boutique
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The Great Mosque ©
The Great Mosque
Taynal Mosque ©
Taynal Mosque
Chocolate Republic Boutique ©
Chocolate Republic Boutique

3
nights
Byblos

Byblos ©
Continuously inhabited for at least 7,000 years, World Heritage-listed Byblos has genuine claims to the title of one of the oldest cities in the world.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Memoire Du Temps and Byblos Wax Museum. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to St. Stephan's Cathedral and Phoenician Wall. Change things up with these side-trips from Byblos: Batroun (St. George Church & Bonita Bay), Bcharre (Deir Qannoubin & Deir Mar Elisha) and Saydet el Nouriyi Monastery (in Chekka). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Armenian Genocide Orphans' "Aram Bezikian" Museum, don't miss a visit to Mussaylha Fort, walk around Byblos Public Park, and stop by Antoine Saliba World of Jewelry.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Byblos day trip planning app.

Getting from Tripoli to Byblos by car takes about an hour. October in Byblos sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Byblos

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Batroun, Bcharre, Saydet el Nouriyi Monastery, Chouane Lake
Highlights from your plan
Memoire Du Temps ©
Memoire Du Temps
St. Stephan's Cathedral ©
St. Stephan's Cathedral
Deir Qannoubin ©
Deir Qannoubin

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