21 days in Lebanon Itinerary

21 days in Lebanon Itinerary

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21 days in Lebanon Itinerary

Start: Manama
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Jitta
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Beiteddine
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Sur
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Bcharre
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Baalbeck
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h
End: Manama

3
nights
Jitta

Jitta ©
The town of Jeita has become well-known for its topographical features, with its famous grottos bringing in many visitors each day from Beirut.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Our Lady of Lebanon and Commemorative Stelae of Nahr El-Kalb. Get a sense of the local culture at Hasbaya Shehabi Citadel and Hall of Fame. And it doesn't end there: explore the fascinating underground world of Jeita Grotto, let the kids burn off some steam at La Boheme, head outdoors with The Pine Yards, and get a new perspective on nature at Lebanese Marine and Wildlife Museum.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Jitta trip itinerary builder website .

Manama, Bahrain to Jitta is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Arabia Standard Time (AST) to Eastern European Time (EET) is minus 1 hour. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Manama in July; daily highs in Jitta reach 36°C and lows reach 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Beiteddine.

Things to do in Jitta

Parks Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

Mar Moussa El Douar, Our Lady of Lebanon, Commemorative Stelae of Nahr El-Kalb, Hasbaya Shehabi Citadel, Hall of Fame
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Jeita Grotto ©
Jeita Grotto
Our Lady of Lebanon ©
Our Lady of Lebanon
The Pine Yards ©
The Pine Yards

4
nights
Beiteddine

Beiteddine ©
Get outdoors at Al-Shouf Cedar Nature Reserve and Pigeon Rocks in Raouche. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at National Museum of Beirut and Beit Eddine. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Beiteddine: Aammiq wetland (in Saghbine), Jiyeh (Chir Bay & LAZY B BEACH CLUB) and Beirut (Mim Museum - Mineral Museum, Zaitunay Bay, & more).

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Beiteddine sightseeing planner .

You can drive from Jitta to Beiteddine in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to drive to Sur.

Things to do in Beiteddine

Parks Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Beirut, Barouk, Jiyeh, Aammiq wetland, Musee du Savon
Highlights from your plan
Al-Shouf Cedar Nature Reserve ©
Al-Shouf Cedar Nature Reserve
National Museum of Beirut ©
National Museum of Beirut
Pigeon Rocks in Raouche ©
Pigeon Rocks in Raouche

4
nights
Sur

Sur ©
Visit Tyre and Grotte de Cana for their historical value. Change things up with a short trip to Beaufort Castle in Arnoun (about 56 minutes away).

For ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Sur tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Beiteddine to Sur in 1.5 hours. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Beiteddine in August since evenings lows in Sur dip to 26°C. On the 8th (Thu), you'll travel to Bcharre.

Things to do in Sur

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Grotte de Cana, Beaufort Castle
Highlights from your plan
Tyre ©
Tyre
Beaufort Castle ©
Beaufort Castle
Tyre Beach ©
Tyre Beach

5
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at The Cedars of God and Gibran Museum. Escape the urban bustle at Qadisha Valley and Bonita Bay. Get out of town with these interesting Bcharre side-trips: Byblos (Armenian Genocide Orphans' "Aram Bezikian" Museum & Miky's Accessories), White Beach (in Thoum) and St. George Church (in Batroun). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Horsh Ehden Nature Reserve, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saydet el Nouriyi Monastery, explore the activities along Chouane Lake, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Deir Qozhaya.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Bcharre online trip builder .

Traveling by car from Sur to Bcharre takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Sur in August, expect nights in Bcharre to be about the same, around 30°C, while days are little chillier, around 38°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Baalbeck.

Things to do in Bcharre

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Byblos, Ehden, Batroun, Taynal Mosque, Saydet el Nouriyi Monastery
Highlights from your plan
Horsh Ehden Nature Reserve ©
Horsh Ehden Nature Reserve
The Cedars of God ©
The Cedars of God
Qadisha Valley ©
Qadisha Valley

4
nights
Baalbeck

Baalbeck ©
Temples of Baalbek and Bekaa Valley are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get some historical perspective at Baalbek Roman Ruins and Saieda Khaoula - Mosque.

For other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Baalbeck road trip website .

You can drive from Bcharre to Baalbeck in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in August, and nighttime lows around 30°C. You'll set off for home on the 17th (Sat).

Things to do in Baalbeck

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bekaa Valley, Bekaa Valley
Highlights from your plan
Temples of Baalbek ©
Temples of Baalbek
Baalbek Roman Ruins ©
Baalbek Roman Ruins
Bekaa Valley ©
Bekaa Valley

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