Jeita - Harissa - Byblos (Full day)

Cultural & Theme Tours in Beirut

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Destination Jeitta grottos; 18 km from Beirut. The 7 new natural wonders candidate caves are a must see! Harissa By cable car, from the beach-side in Jounieh city to 500 meters altitude Harissa hill. The Sanctuary of Our Lady of Lebanon overlooks the Jouneih bay... Splendid views as soon as you reach the Top. Byblos city or Jbeil; the oldest inhabited Phoenician city of the Mediterranean and a rich archeological site and the birth city of the Alphabet... not to be missed!
Tour start at 09:00 from your hotel and back around 17:30Straight after you meet your private guide at your hotel lobby, an average road trip starts arriving minutes later to Jeita Grottos where you start your first visit by taking a cable car to the upper cave.At the entrance, you will be asked to leave  your cameras and mobile phones inside a private locker. Unfortunately photos are restricted inside the caves!A smooth walk inside, shows how wonderful nature is with all the stalactites and stalagmites rising here and there forming these breathtaking shapes…On your way out, don’t forget your personal belongings, you may take the touristic train down to the lower cave, or simply walk down for very few minutes enjoying the Dog River valley scenes until you reach the 2nd entrance. Same procedure, but this time the Captain will meet you there and invite you to a short ride in a fishing boat on sweet cold water…… Train or walk to the way out where your private guide will be waiting for you at the exit.From Jeita to the “Teleferique” in Jounieh city, another short drive. This time the cable car will drive you  from the shore up to the peak of the Harissa Mountain. Panoramic views on the way up overlooking Jounieh city and the beautiful bay. Your guidewill welcome you at the final stop and convey the site history… the chapel, the monument and the Cathedrals…An average ride to Byblos city will follow, where you may have your lunch break and then proceed to visit the old souks, the shops and bars and the old Phoenician port.Surprises await for you! Enjoy the day!

What’s included

  • Local taxes
  • Driver/guide
  • Tour escort/host
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Fuel surcharge

What’s not included

  • Lunch