Cultural & Theme Tours in Beirut

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Visit Jeita Grottoes, Lebanon natural miracle, made up of two separate caves. Then visit the magnificent statue of our Lady of Lebanon in Harissa. Continue to Byblos city, one of the oldest cities in the world. Byblos is credited with being the birthplace of the alphabet. Start your visit with a lunch then a guided visit of the archeological site featuring: the Crusader’s Castle, the Phoenicians temples, the Roman theatre, and the royal Necropolis. Visit of the old souk and baptistery of the Crusader church of St. John as well as the old harbor.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Jeita Grotto, Jitta, Mount Lebanon GovernorateTHIS SITE WILL BE CLOSED BETWEEN 05 AND 20 FEB JEITA thhe Jeita Grotto is a system of two separate, but interconnected, karstic limestone caves spanning an overall length of nearly 9 kilometres. The caves are situated in the Nahr al-Kalb valley within the locality of Jeita, 18 kilometres north of the Lebanese capital BeirutDuration: 1 hourStop At: Our Lady of Harissa, Jounieh, Mount Lebanon GovernorateThe Shrine of Our Lady of Lebanon is a Marian shrine and a pilgrimage site in Lebanon. The shrine belongs to the Maronite Patriarchate who entrusted its administration to the Congregation of Maronite Lebanese Missionaries since its foundation in 1904Duration: 1 hourStop At: Byblos Public Park, Byblos, Mount Lebanon GovernorateByblos, known locally as Jbeil, is the largest city in the Mount Lebanon Governorate of Lebanon. It is believed to have been first occupied between 8800 and 7000 BC and continuously inhabited since 5000 BC, making it one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.Duration: 2 hours

What’s included

  • Lunch
  • Professional guide
  • Tour escort/host
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Local taxes
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Entry/Admission - Jeita Grotto
  • Entry/Admission - Our Lady of Harissa
  • Entry/Admission - Byblos Public Park

What’s not included

  • Excess luggage charges (where applicable)
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities
  • DVD (available to purchase)