4 days in Lebanon Itinerary

4 days in Lebanon Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lebanon journey planner
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Fly
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Beirut
— 1 night
Drive
2
Ehden
— 1 night
Drive
3
Baalbeck
— 1 night
Drive to Beirut Rafic Hariri International Airport, Fly to Cairo

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Beirut — 1 night

Paris of the East

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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mohammad Al-Amin Mosque, then get a taste of the local shopping with Beirut Souks, and then don't miss a visit to Zaitunay Bay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed): get a taste of the local shopping with Hamra Street, take in the dramatic natural features at Pigeon Rocks in Raouche, then get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Beirut, and finally see the interesting displays at Mim Museum - Mineral Museum.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Beirut road trip planning site.

Cairo, Egypt to Beirut is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive. In February, daily temperatures in Beirut can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Ehden.
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Neighborhoods · Shopping · Museums · Parks

Ehden — 1 night

Bride of Summer Resorts in the North of Lebanon

The green and pleasant mountain town of Ehden has become a popular summer vacation resort for city-dwellers from Zgharta, Beirut, and other major urban areas throughout the country.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): see the interesting displays at Gibran Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Deir Mar Elisha, then admire the verdant scenery at Qadisha Valley, and finally identify plant and animal life at Horsh Ehden Nature Reserve.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Ehden trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Beirut to Ehden takes 1.5 hours. In February, daytime highs in Ehden are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Baalbeck.
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Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Museums
Side Trip

Baalbeck — 1 night

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. Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Baalbek Roman Ruins, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temples of Baalbek, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Saieda Khaoula - Mosque.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Baalbeck driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Ehden to Baalbeck in 1.5 hours. In February in Baalbeck, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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Historic Sites

Lebanon travel guide

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Landmarks · Monuments · Ruins
With a lengthy coastline along the Mediterranean, Lebanon has attracted its share of foreign invaders, from ancient Phoenicians and Egyptians to the medieval Crusaders and Ottoman Turks. Each of these peoples left an indelible mark on the tiny country's cultural heritage, art, religious traditions, and cuisine. Though it shares a border with troubled Syria, Lebanon remains one of the Arab world's most charming destinations. A tour of Lebanon allows travelers to discover modern seaside resorts, ancient ruins, lush nature reserves, and dynamic cities. Base your Lebanon vacation in Beirut, a cosmopolitan capital known for its cafe culture and European architecture, as well as many museums, parks, and squares.
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