15 days in Lebanon Itinerary

15 days in Lebanon Itinerary

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15 days in Lebanon Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly + Drive:  9 h 30 min
1
Bcharre
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Jitta
— 5 nights
Drive:  30 min
3
Beirut
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
4
Kafraiya
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  18 h 30 min
End: Kuala Lumpur

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Gibran Museum, then Head underground at Qadisha Caves, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Deir Mar Elisha, and finally delve into the lush surroundings at The Cedars of God. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Mussaylha Fort, then look for all kinds of wild species at Horsh Ehden Nature Reserve, and then explore the ancient world of Qadisha (Kadisha) Valley.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Bcharre online itinerary creator.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Bcharre. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time (MYT) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a -6 hour difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Jitta.

Things to do in Bcharre

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Mussaylha Fort, Horsh Ehden Nature Reserve
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The Cedars of God ©
The Cedars of God
Qadisha Valley ©
Qadisha Valley
Deir Mar Elisha ©
Deir Mar Elisha

5
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Temples of Baalbek and Old Souk. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Antoine Saliba World of Jewelry and ABC shopping center. Change things up with these side-trips from Jitta: Bonita Bay (in Batroun), Byblos (Saint Charbel Tomb, Saint John-Marc Cathedral, & more) and Faraya-Mzaar Ski Resort (in Kfardebian).

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Jitta trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Bcharre to Jitta in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in January, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Beirut.

Things to do in Jitta

Shopping Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Byblos, Bonita Bay, Aishti Foundation, Hall of Fame, ABC shopping center
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Temples of Baalbek ©
Temples of Baalbek
Our Lady of Lebanon ©
Our Lady of Lebanon
Saint Charbel Tomb ©
Saint Charbel Tomb

2
nights
Beirut

Beirut ©
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 17th (Tue): take a stroll through Beirut Souks, then explore the historical opulence of The Crusader Castle, then get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Beirut, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at ABC Mall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Wed): explore the striking landscape at Pigeon Rocks in Raouche, stroll through Iris Beach Club Damour, then explore the historical opulence of Beit Eddine, and finally stop by Selim Mouzannar.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Beirut itinerary maker.

Beirut is just a stone's throw from Jitta. In January, daytime highs in Beirut are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can drive to Kafraiya.

Things to do in Beirut

Shopping Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Byblos Castle, Beit Eddine, Iris Beach Club Damour
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National Museum of Beirut ©
National Museum of Beirut
Beirut Souks ©
Beirut Souks
Byblos Castle ©
Byblos Castle

5
nights
Kafraiya

Kafraiya ©
Sitting pretty in a fertile river valley, the village of Kafraiya has become known for its vineyards and wine-making.
Take a break from the city and head to Tyre Beach and Al-Shouf Cedar Nature Reserve. Tyre and Umayyad Ruins of Aanjar are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kafraiya: Fakhreddine's Mosque (in Deir al Qamar), Zahle (Chateau Ksara & Our Lady of Zahle and Bekaa), Mleeta (in Iqlim al Tuffah), Roman Hippodrome (in Sur), Beaufort Castle (in Arnoun), Massaya Winery (in Shtawrah) and Bekaa Valley (in Anjar). The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Palace of Beiteddine and do a tasting at Chateau Kefraya.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Kafraiya trip planner.

You can drive from Beirut to Kafraiya in an hour. Another option is to drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kafraiya

Parks Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Sur, Zahle, Anjar, Palace of Beiteddine, Mleeta Landmark
Highlights from your plan
Tyre Beach ©
Tyre Beach
Palace of Beiteddine ©
Palace of Beiteddine
Umayyad Ruins of Aanjar ©
Umayyad Ruins of Aanjar

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