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Beirut: City Sightseeing Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

Beirut: City Sightseeing Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

Explore every nook and cranny of Beirut on this wonderful hop-on-hop-off bus tour. The double-decker bus will also give you panoramic views of the magnificent landmarks of the city. You’ll be exposed to all aspects of the historic city and learn as you go along, from a fun yet informative audio tour commentary onboard. Begin your sightseeing extravaganza at Martyr’s Square, this famous public space is located right in the midst of downtown Beirut, and here you’ll revel in the history of the square from the open-top deck. There’ll be a chance to hop-off at the MIM Mineral Museum, where you’ll gain free entry as part of this bus tour.  As you ride through Beruit you will see stunning architecture and many historic and modern sights spread out through the city. This includes the iconic clocktower, the Lebanese parliament building, the Mohammad Al-Amin Mosque, St. Elian and Gregory Cathedral, Raouche Rock, the Beirut Souks and much more. You are able to hop-on or off the bus at multiple locations to explore these landmarks out closer up.  Tour Stops: 1) Martyrs' Square 2) Cathedral of St. Elian & St. Gregory 3) St. Nicholas Stairs 4) Sursock Museum & Villa Audi Mosaic Museum 5) ABC Achrafieh Mall 6) Beit Beirut Museum 7) MIM Mineral Museum 8) National Museum 9) ABC Verdun Mall 10) Raouche Rock 11) AUB Archaeological Museum 12) Zaitounay Bay 13) St. George Greek Orthodox Cathedral & Beirut Souks 14) Roman Baths & St. Louis Capuchin Cathedral 15) The Garden of Forgiveness

From Beirut: Jeita, Harissa, and Byblos Tour

From Beirut: Jeita, Harissa, and Byblos Tour

On this day trip, start with a visit to Jeita Grotto. You will enjoy a scenic cable car ride up to the upper cave; then, after exploring, you will take a train ride down to the lower cave where you will take a boat ride through the river cavern. Afterwards, you will visit the statue of Our Lady of Lebanon, Harissa, which overlooks the Jounieh Bay and offers panoramic views similar to that of Rio de Janeiro’s statue of Christ. Take another cable car ride up in order to go up to Harissa. End the day at Byblos, one of the oldest still inhabited cities in the world - dating back to 8000 years B.C. Walk through the old souq, visit Byblos Castle, go past the Fossils Museum, see Byblos' old port, and admire St Jean Marc Church. Please note Jeita Grotto and cable car are closed on Mondays.

Beirut: Jeita Grotto, Harissa, Byblos Tour, Tickets & Lunch

Beirut: Jeita Grotto, Harissa, Byblos Tour, Tickets & Lunch

Explore the stunning limestone caves at the Jeita Grotto, learn about the ancient Phoenicians city of Byblos, enjoy a cable car ride and see the panoramic views over Beirut and Jounieh Bay. The last stop will be a delicious traditional Lebanese lunch by the beach and some free time in the old souks.

Beirut Arrival Airport Transfer

Beirut Arrival Airport Transfer

This pre-arranged Airport arrival transfer will ensure you have a smooth and stress-free start to your time in Beirut. The driver will be at the Airport for the exact time of your plane arrival. They will meet and greet you in Arrivals with a sign with your name on. Then, sit back and relax with a smooth ride to your address in Beirut. This private transfer service means you will make no stops along the way to pick up other passengers. Minimise your travel time, avoid queues, and benefit from a private driver to assist you with your luggage with this air-conditioned private transfer service. Note: There will be an additional Fee to be paid in CASH if your drop-off Location is Outside of Beirut City.

From Beirut: Baatara Gorge, Aaqoura Lake & Batroun Day Trip

From Beirut: Baatara Gorge, Aaqoura Lake & Batroun Day Trip

First We will Visit Aaqoura Lakes, and go on a short hike up the hill to get a panoramic view of the breathtaking Aqoura lakes. (Duration 45 Minutes) Later we will head to Baatara Gorge Waterfall, or as it is also known Balou’ Bala’a, The waterfall drops 255 meters (837 ft) into the Baatara Pothole, a cave which goes back to Jurassic times, it’s an extraordinary sight ‘discovered’ in 1952 formed by millions of years’ worth of limestone erosion. Afterwards we’ll visit Mseilha Fort which is built on a long, narrow limestone rock by Emir Fakhreddin II in the 17th century to guard the route from Tripoli to Beirut. We’ll Climb to the top, and explore the surrounding area of the fort. Lunch stop will be at a local restaurant: (Duration 1 hour) Our Last Visit will be Batroun old souk & the port, overlooking the old harbor / fishermen’s port and the Maronite Saint – Stephan (mar estephan) (achieved at the beginning of the 20th century). It is one of the biggest and most beautiful churches of Lebanon.

Lebanon: Beirut, Jeita Grotto, Byblos Private Tour and Lunch

Lebanon: Beirut, Jeita Grotto, Byblos Private Tour and Lunch

We will start exploring the amazing limestone caves of Jeita Grotto, stalactites and stalagmites, enjoy a boat ride before visiting Our Lady of Lebanon, Harissa by taking the cable cars and enjoying the stunning panoramic views over Beirut and Jounieh Bay. Last stop is a guided tour to the ancient Phoenicians city of Byblos, discover the Citadel where the Phoenician alphabet has been invented, walking through the old souk before enjoying a delicious traditional Lebanese lunch by the sea.

Baalbek & Ksara Caves w/pick-up, guide, entries & lunch

Baalbek & Ksara Caves w/pick-up, guide, entries & lunch

Venture out from Beirut and discover the cities of Baalbek and Zahle as well as the Chateau Ksara winery. Explore Baalbek which hosts two of the largest and grandest Roman temple ruins: the Temple of Bacchus and the Temple of Jupiter. Enjoy a traditional Lebanese lunch in Zahle, the largest city in the Beqaa Valley, and discover the Ksara Caves, one of Lebanon’s oldest and most famous wineries with an expert guide.

From Beirut: Sidon, Tyre, and Maghdoucheh Day Trip

From Beirut: Sidon, Tyre, and Maghdoucheh Day Trip

About the Tour to Sidon – Tyre – Maghdouche Hotel pick up between: 7:45 am – 8:30 am First Visit Saida (Sidon), Learn about it’s origins while visiting the Sea Castle built by the crusaders in the 13th century as a fortress of the holy , walking along the old souk, to the soap museum Beautifully restored and expertly designed, the soap museum building dates back to the 13th century, though the soap factory. Afterwards discover Tyre and its monuments, which have been declared unesco World Heritage Sites. And relish in the beauty of its old architecture and industrious maritime character. Lunch stop at a local restaurant: Duration 1 hour Last visit Maghdouche church, where Virgin Mary used to wait for Jesus Christ when he preached near Saida. Return back to Beirut Arrival time between 4:30 pm – 4:45 pm

Baalbek Temples & Ksara Caves w/pick-up,guide, entries+lunch

Baalbek Temples & Ksara Caves w/pick-up,guide, entries+lunch

Venture out from Beirut and discover the cities of Baalbek and Zahle as well as the Chateau Ksara winery. Explore Baalbek which hosts two of the largest and grandest Roman temple ruins: the Temple of Bacchus and the Temple of Jupiter. Enjoy a traditional Lebanese brunch in Zahle, the largest city in the Beqaa Valley, and discover the Ksara Caves, one of Lebanon’s oldest and most famous wineries with an expert guide.

Sidon & Tyre Unesco Heritage w/pick-up, guide, entries+lunch

Sidon & Tyre Unesco Heritage w/pick-up, guide, entries+lunch

Leave Beirut and visit Sidon and Tyre on a day tour. Explore Tyre's Christian Quarter, see the historic Our Lady of Mantara, and discover the old souks of Sidon with a private guide. Meet your guide at your hotel in Beirut and begin your journey back in time. Head to Sidon and stop at the Crusader's Castle, dating from the 13th century. See this imposing fortress built by the crusaders to fortify the city. Next, head to the Audi Soap Museum and discover the fascinating history of soap-making in the region. Wander through Sidon's historic old souks before driving to Tyre, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Stroll through the ancient city of Tyre. See the Christian Quarter and see the historic ruins. Marvel at the 2nd-century Roman hippodrome and see the town's UNESCO World Heritage sites. Relax with a delicious Lebanese lunch on the coast. On your way back to Beirut, stop in Maghoduche to visit Our Lady of Mantara, also known as Our Lady of Awaiting. Learn about this sacred site, believed to be where the Virgin Mary waited for Jesus when he visited Sidon.

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