Settling: Ingrid E. 2 tours + 1 compensation tour

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Settling: Ingrid E. 2 tours + 1 compensation tour

from 291.00

Jeita, Harissa, Chateau Musar, Byblos

Baalbek, Anjar, Chateau Saint Thomas

Half day tour: Beiteddine, Al-Chouf cedar reserve

outstanding amount $317.5

deduct 1x airport transfer: $27.5

final amount: $291

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MEETING LOCATION + TOUR DURATION

Meeting location: Pick-up will be at your hotel or any arranged accommodation in Beirut.
End location: Drop-off will be at your hotel or any arranged accommodation in Beirut.
Duration: 9 1/2 hours
(The tour may last up to 10 hours depending on traffic conditions)

About the Sites

your day starts with Jeita Grotto, two majestic separate, but interconnected karstic limestone caves. The caves were nominated for the seven new world wonders. The Jeita upper cave has 750 metres (2, 460 ft) of accessible walk-way, known for having the longest stalactite in the world. After visiting the upper caves, you then take a small boat-ride in the lower caves a truly unique experience.

We then move on to the telephrique, a cable-car ride that takes you to Harissa, Where Our Lady of Lebanon sits. Our Lady of Lebanon is one of the most important shrines in the world honoring the Virgin Mary. The shrine is highlighted by a huge, 15-ton bronze statue of the virgin.

Our last stop: Byblos. It is one of the oldest continuously inhabited city in the world. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Astonishingly having survived the Phoenicians, Romans, the crusades, and Ottomans. The city charms visitors: from its Souqs(markets) to its magnificent harbor, Crusader castle, and sea-side promenade.


SAMPLE ITINERARY

8:30 am- pick-up from hotel

9:00 am- arrival at Jeita Grotto

10:45 am - Leave Jeita Grotto

11:00 am - cable car to Harissa

12:30 am - cable car back to Jounieh

Recommended lunch in Jounieh at "Makhlouf sur Mer" by the sea

Price $7-$18 per person (~$7 per person for sandwhich lunch; ~$18 for fish lunch)

14:00 pm - finish lunch

14:30 pm - arrive at chateau Musar for appointment

16:00 pm - finish tasting and tour

16:15 pm - arrive at Byblos

Visit Souks, crusader castle, and pheonician harbor.

18:00 pm - finish Byblos

18:40 pm - arrive back at hotel

TRANSPORTATION

New Toyota corolla or equivalent (sedan)

New Toyota Sienna or equivalent (mini-van)

New Mercedes S-class or equivalent (luxury)

WHAT’S INCLUDED

Included in the price are: transportation in a new vehicle, driver, personal guide licensed by the ministry of tourism* , complimentary wi-fi.

WHAT’S EXTRA

Excluded in the price are: admission to touristic attractions, lunch, extra expenses ie. souvenirs.

ESTIMATED LOCAL CASH NEEDED

48 $USD - Up to $48 of extra cash required per person: Admission to Jeita grotto $12(adult), admission to cable-car from Jounieh to Harissa $6, Lunch $25 or less, Byblos Crusader castle $5.