4 days in Lebanon Itinerary

4 days in Lebanon Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lebanon trip planner
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Fly
1
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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Bubbles Club for Divers. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): see some colorful creatures with Bubbles Club for Divers and then don't miss a visit to Zaitunay Bay. Here are some ideas for day two: shop like a local with Hamra Street, then take in the dramatic natural features at Pigeon Rocks in Raouche, then take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Beirut, and finally examine the collection at Mim Museum - Mineral Museum.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Beirut sightseeing planning app.

Cairo, Egypt to Beirut is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Cairo in September, you will find days in Beirut are little chillier (36°C), and nights are about the same (28°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to drive to Ehden.
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Museums · Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors
Side Trip

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.
On the 28th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Gibran Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Deir Mar Elisha, then appreciate the views at Qadisha Valley, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Horsh Ehden Nature Reserve.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Ehden tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Beirut to Ehden in 1.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Ehden can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to drive to Baalbeck.
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Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Historic Sites
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. On the 29th (Thu), steep yourself in history at Baalbek Roman Ruins, steep yourself in history at Temples of Baalbek, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saieda Khaoula - Mosque.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Baalbeck travel planner.

Drive from Ehden to Baalbeck in 1.5 hours. September in Baalbeck sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can 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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