8 Days Classical Lebanon Tour Package from Simoon Travel £1885/- (Posted on Jul 18 2011)

8 Days Classical Lebanon Tour Package from Simoon Travel £1885/-

CLASSICAL LEBANON TOURS
8 Days / 7 Nights £1885/-

2011 tour departures: March, April, May, September, and October.

Our Classical Lebanon tours are 8-day cultural tours of Lebanon. There are opportunities to add on extension tours to Syria and Jordan if you wish.

Qadisha Valley

Qadisha Valley

Tour highlights

  • Eating freshly-caught fish in the port of the pretty fishing village of Byblos
  • Exploring the holy Qadisha Valley
  • Touring the majestic Temple of Jupiter at Baalbeck
  • The Byzantine church mosaics at Beiteddine Palace in the Chouf Mountains
  • Marvelling at Sidon’s Phoenician sea castle

Day 1
Arrive in Lebanon (Rafiq Hariri International airport): Transfer to your hotel in Beirut for the start of your tour of Lebanon.

Day 2
Beirut: The first full day of your tour sees you taking in the many sites that Beirut has to offer, including the National Museum. This well-appointed museum provides a fascinating introduction to your tour. In the afternoon, you will venture slightly north of Beirut to visit the breathtaking Jeita Cave.

Day 3
Beirut – Byblos – Tripoli – Qadisha Valley: Today, the tour continues north to visit the picturesque seaside port of Byblos. The tour then proceeds to Tripoli, Lebanon’s second capital city, where you will get the opportunity to explore the bustling souk – and then on to the quiet mountain town of Bcharre in the Qadisha Valley, where you will overnight.

Day 4
Qadisha Valley – Baalbeck: This morning, you will visit the Gibran Museum, which houses many paintings and drawings as well as some manuscripts of the Lebanese poet and painter, Kahlil Gibran. In the afternoon, the tour continues further into the Qadisha Valley to the Cedars of Lebanon, and then on to Baalbeck for an overnight stay.

Day 5
Baalbeck – Aanjar – Beirut: Day five of your Lebanon tour takes you to the legendary site of Baalbeck, with its majestic Acropolis. The tour then continues on to the walled city of Aanjar, also located in the Bekaa Valley. We then transfer back to Beirut where we overnight.

Day 6
Beiteddine Palace and the Chouf Mountains: Today, we take a day trip into the beautiful Chouf Mountains, heartland of the Druzes. In the morning, we visit the 19th century palace at Beiteddine, which holds a wonderful collection of Byzantine mosaics. In the afternoon, the tour proceeds to the Chouf Mountain Reserve, where you will have the chance to explore and take in the fresh mountain air.

Day 7
Tyre and Sidon: Day seven of your tour of Lebanon includes visits to the two coastal towns of Sidon and Tyre, both to the south of Beirut. The tour visits Sidon’s Phoenician sea castle and its colourful souk. In the early evening, we transfer back to Beirut for your last night in Lebanon.

Sidon

Sidon

Day 8
Departure from Lebanon (Rafiq Hariri International airport): This morning, we transfer to the airport for our return flight to London.

Key information about our Lebanon tours

Tour guides
Tours are accompanied by an experienced English-speaking local Lebanon tour guide.

Tour accommodation
Accommodation on the tours is in 3 & 4* hotels or equivalent.

Food
The food on our Lebanon tours is delicious, fresh and plentiful.

Included on your tour
Direct international flight with British Midlands, transfers and accommodation, an experienced English speaking guide and onsite guides, breakfast and lunches, entrance to all sites.

Tour prices from
£1,885 per person

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Posted by on Jul 18 2011. Filed under Beirut, Byblos, Lebanon, Libya, Middle East, Tripoli.

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8 Days Classical Lebanon Tour Package from Simoon Travel £1885/-

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