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✈ 8-Day Lebanon Guided Tour with Hotels and Air from Encounters Travel - Beirut, Zahlé, Qadisha Valley, and Byblos

Lebanon Tour. Price is per Person, Based on Two Guests per Room. Buy One Voucher per Person.

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  • 14 days 20:22:42

8 Days Exploring Lebanon’s History and Natural Beauty

Flights & Transportation:

  • Round-trip airfare from (multiple airports)
    • New York (JFK)
    • Los Angeles (LAX)
    • Boston (BOS)
    • Washington, DC (IAD)
    • Chicago (ORD)
  • All transport and transfers in AC vehicles
  • 24-hour airport arrival & departure transfer service
  • For additional departure airports/pricing, contact Encounters Travel at (877) 260-3950.
  • Airline & flight times determined at time of booking

Hotels (7 nights + 1 overnight flight)

Attractions & Meals

  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary (7 breakfasts, 1 lunch)
  • Entrance fees to sites visited
  • All sightseeing tours as detailed in the itinerary included in the package price
  • Wine tasting in Ksara Caves
  • English-speaking guide for all tours

Tour Itinerary at a Glance

Tucked away on the Mediterranean Sea lies Lebanon. Thanks to Encounters Travel, aspiring travelers have the chance to explore this country with its vast history, beautiful scenery, great food, and friendly people with an expert guide. Travelers fly into Beirut and have a lot of adventure in store.

  • Day 1: Arrive in Beirut and meet your guide.
  • Day 2: First stop on the tour is Barouk Cedar Nature Reserve that houses over 500 species of plants and 32 species of wildlife. Next, head to Chouf Mountain to see a UNESCO World Heritage village. View the Beiteddin Palace before returning to Beirut for a tour.
  • Day 3: Tour south Lebanon by visiting Tyre and Sidon, an ancient Phoenician city and Sidon where we see the Crusader castle.
  • Day 4: Travel to Baalbek, home to famous ancient temples and perhaps the most impressive Roman ruins in the Middle East. Then, go to Umayyad city of Anjar, and enjoy a wine tasting at the Ksara Caves.
  • Day 5: See the vast cedar trees of Lebanon before going to the village of Becharre, home to novelist Kahlil Gibran. Then visit the Holy Qadisha  Valley.
  • Day 6: Early risers can join monks in a monastery before going to the Baatara Gorge sinkhole. Then, check out the coastal town of Byblos.
  • Day 7: Tour Byblos and Harissa. Also take a cable car to the top of the Basilica. Return to Beirut, stopping to explore the huge Jeitta Grotto on the way. 
  • Day 8: Spend time in Beirut before flying home.

Call Encounters Travel at (877) 260-3950 for Questions About:

  • Flying from any airport not listed here
  • Extending your trip or traveling on dates not listed here
  • The availability of your desired travel dates
  • Traveling with kids; all travelers, including kids, must purchase a voucher
  • Booking optional tours and upgrades

What You Get

How to Book

  • Choose your package from the drop-down menu.
  • After purchasing this deal, follow the instructions on your voucher to book your trip with Encounters Travel no later than 2/7/20.

Know Before You Go

  • Additional taxes & fees: $265 fee to travel solo.
  • A passport is required for all travel outside the U.S.
  • Passports must be valid for at least six months after the date of travel, and contain at least two blank visa pages.
  • Before international travel, always check the State Department’s website for important info on the destination and its entry/exit requirements.
  • Official language: Arabic
  • Currency: Lebanese pound

Customer Reviews

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NasefuaCheerfully
6 ratings2 reviews
November 2, 2019
They have been great speaking to me about my future travel plans: both online and over the phone.
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ShaikawanahHELPFUL REVIEWER
3 ratings1 reviews
April 2, 2019
Royal Air Moroc was a great airline. As far as the rooms booked for this trip. I was not pleased at all. The rooms were extremely small. Our shower did not work. There was no air conditioner and the list goes on. I would not recommend encounter to anyone.
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PatrickHELPFUL REVIEWER
1 ratings1 reviews
September 27, 2017
Great price and customer service
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The Fine Print

  • Book by 2/7/20 or promo value expires
  • Limit 1 per person, may buy 6 additional as gifts
  • Reservation required, inclusions/airfare/airline subject to availability
  • Maximum refund on cancellation of $250: 55-42-day cancellation required for $175 refund; 28-41-day cancellation required for $125 refund; 14-27-day cancellation required for $62.50 refund; 14-day to departure for no refund
  • Airfare non refundable and non changeable after booking
  • Must be 18+ to check in, 12+ to travel
  • Credit card required at booking and check-in
  • Baggage fees may apply and vary by carrier
  • Airfare includes carrier and government taxes & fees
  • Not all tours are handicapped accessible, please contact Encounters Travel at (877) 260-3950 to confirm
  • A passport is required for all travel outside the U.S
  • Check the State Department’s website for entry/exit requirements
  • US citizens can obtain a free Lebanon visa on arrival in Beirut airport, government employees should obtain their visa in advance.Travelers are responsible for holding a valid passport with at least 6 months validity after their return home
  • Travel insurance is mandatory, purchase a comprehensive policy from Encounters Travel for $79 or arrange your own
  • Days 4-6 of the itinerary may be adjusted slightly during winter months subject to road conditions
  • Hotels listed are preferred properties but alternatives of the same standard may be used on some dates
  • Encounters Travel's [booking conditions apply](https://www.encounterstravel.com/us/p/booking-conditions) to all bookings after vouchers are redeemed
  • Same-sex room shares with another traveler may be available on request
  • $265 fee to travel solo.

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