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LEBANON


Experience a country with a long and rich history, delicious cuisine and wine, but also has one of the most liberal and cosmopolitan cities in the Middle East.

Lebanon is such a diverse country, you can take a tour back in time at the ancient ruins, or explore the modern city of Beirut, rebuilt after devastation by war.

On our tour we will be visiting the Roman city of Baalbeck, the beautiful Jeita Caverns, the mountain of Harissa to visit the statue of the Virgin Mary and much more!




Please note that some sections of these tours travel to areas where the British FCO advises against all travel to.

We research the security of our destinations highly and safety is a priority for us, however, we advise you to do your own research as well to ensure you are comfortable with your trip.

Please note these travel warnings may also affect travel insurance for these regions, please contact us for advice on this.


We run two tours per year to Lebanon, taking in all the highlights of the country.

It's often possible to link up our Lebanon tours with our Iraq and Iran trips.

Visa on arrival is possible for most nationalities.

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2020 TOURS

Our current 2020 group tours can be seen below. They are all guaranteed departures.


TOUR DATESTOUR NAMETotal NightsPRICE
Lebanontour-open2020-04-272020-05-02Lebanon Highlights Tour5495250static6April
Lebanontour-open2020-08-242020-08-29Lebanon Highlights Tour5495250static6August

2021 TOURS

Our current 2021 group tours can be seen below. They are all guaranteed departures.


TOUR DATESTOUR NAMETotal NightsPRICE
Lebanontour-open2021-04-262021-05-01Lebanon Highlights Tour5495250static10April
Lebanontour-open2021-08-232021-08-28Lebanon Highlights Tour5495250static10August

TOUR ITINERARY


Day 1 - Arrival in Beirut


Arrive in Beirut and transfer to your 3 star hotel. Rest of day at leisure.


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Day 2 - Tour of Beirut


Today we take a full day tour of Beirut, learning about the history of the city. We will visit the National Museum, Al Ameen mosque, Al Omary mosque, St George Cathedral, Martyr's square, Place Etoile, Pigeon Rock, the Corniche and more.


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Day 3 - Jeita Caverns - Byblos


We start the day visiting Jeita, one of the most beautiful caverns in the world. Made up of an upper grotto over 2000 metres in size and a lower cavern, which we travel around by boat on a 600 metre underground lake. Afterwards we drive on to the ancient city of Byblos, with a history dating back over 7000 years. In the afternoon we take the teleferique up the mountain of Harissa to visit the huge statue of the Virgin Mary and take in panoramic views of the bay of Jounieh down below. Back to Beirut afterwards and evening at leisure.


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Day 4 - Sidon & Mleeta


Today we will visit the ancient Phoenecian sea city of Sidon in the morning to visit the sea castle, soap factory and Khan Al Franj. In the afternoon we visit the Mleeta Landmark of the Resistance Museum before returning to Beirut.


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Day 5 - Roman Temples of Baalbeck


Today we travel North East to the Roman city of Baalbeck and take a tour of the largest and best preserved Roman temples and architectures of the whole former empire. We will also visit the archaeological site of Anjar, situated in the Bekaa valley. We return to Beirut to spend the evening at leisure.


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Day 6 - Tour Ends


Transfer to the airport for your flight home or take an extension tour both inside or outside of Lebanon. Please contact us for more details.


DETAILS

Includes:


- Airport transfers
- All ground transport for tours
- 3 star hotels (twin rooms)
- Breakfast each day
- Tours, entry fees and English speaking guide
- Lupine tour leader


Excludes:


- International Flights
- Tips
- Lunches and dinners
- Other personal expenses
- Single room supplement: £120 - we can allocate someone to share with (subject to availability) if you prefer to avoid this cost.