What To Expect:
Lebanon Travel Tour Highlights
Spend 9 unforgettable days experiencing the dizzying breadth of attractions on offer in Lebanon with Beirut, the revitalized capital, as your base for touring. Head to Deir El Qamar and Beiteddine for a glimpse of a well-preserved traditional village and the beautifully groomed gardens of the 19th century palace. Return to Beirut and tour this uniquely paradoxical, phoenixlike city, where restaurants, cafes, and nightclubs are thriving. Spend a day exploring Sidon and Tyre, whose magnificent Roman ruins are dramatically situated on a peninsula. Embark on a day excursion to the Jeitta grotto and Harissa with its panoramic views of the bay and travel north to the famed cedar forests and spend some time in nearby Becharre and in the wildly beautiful Qadisha Valley, the inspirational home of Lebanon’s most famous poet, Kahlil Gibran. Visit Annaya to see the Monastery of Saint Maroun which has become one of the most visited sanctuaries in the Middle East. Journey to Byblos, the oldest inhabited city in the world whose history was shaped by Phoenicians, Greeks, Crusaders and more. Travel to the lively city of Tripoli, where modern and medieval blend easily. Tour the Umayyad riches of Anjar and the Greco-Roman treasures of Baalbek, whose elegance and harmony captivate visitors.