8 Hours History tour itinerary for Beirut & Byblos: Visit Lebanon's Must-See Attractions
Join a small-group tour to the UNESCO-listed site of the continuously inhabited city with additional pit stops at the amazing Jeita Grotto and our Lady of Lebanon shrine for a deeper look at Jounieh Bay view. Stay comfortable in any weather during your ride from and to the capital.
Jeita grotto / Harissa/ byblos
Get picked up from your hotel in Beirut.
Head to 1st destination: Jeita Grotto. Discover the Pearl of Nature in Lebanon, Jeita Grotto, that was nominated as one of the seven wonders of the world. It is a system of two separate, but interconnected, karstic limestone caves which have formed over millions of years.
Explore the upper grotto by foot, and the lower grotto by a dreamy boat ride.
Come to the 2nd destination: Our Lady of Lebanon in Harissa. The shrine of our Lady of Lebanon is one of the most important shrines in the world honouring the Virgin Mary and located in Harissa. The shrine is highlighted by a huge, 15-ton bronze statue of The Virgin Mary, stretching her hands towards Beirut overlooking the Bay of Jounieh in one of the most attractive panoramic views in the world. When visiting the site, you can take a cable car ride to enjoy the magical landscape.
Eat lunch at a local restaurant.
Continue to the 3rd destination: Byblos. Byblos is one of the oldest Phoenician cities, inhabited since Neolithic time, listed as a UNESCO-world heritage site.
Explore the archaeological site including the crusader castle, temples and ruins, enjoy a stroll through the old souks and admire the view of small white boats at the ancient harbour of the city.
Receive a drop-off at your hotel in Beirut.
Entrance fees to the sites
Local guide in Byblos
Cable car ticket
Hotel pick-up & drop-off
Small-Group Tour to Jeita Grotto, Harissa and Byblos from Beirut
The easiest way to visit Lebanon's must-see attractions is joining a small-group tour to the UNESCO-listed site of Byblos with additional pit stops at the amazing Jeita Grotto and our Lady of Lebanon shrine at Harissa for a deeper look at Jounieh Bay view.
Stay comfortable in any weather during your ride from and to Beirut in a climate-controlled vehicle. Lunch, entrance fees and hotel return transfers are included in the tour.
Other Tours by this guide
Explore Baalbek, Anjar & Ksara and visit two UNESCO-listed attractions on this full-day tour. Explore the impressive huge ...
Explore the highlights of Lebanon during this full-day tour from Beirut. Discover the ruins of the Phoenician city of Sidon, a ...
Enjoy the magical landscape over the Qadisha valley, and stop to take some photos. Visit the monastery of St Anthony Kozhaya, and ...
Start your day in Beirut, and explore the major highlights of the city. Visit the National Museum of Beirut and Pigeon rocks. ...
Sign-up for an 8-hour tour to Tripoli and Batroun and learn about the history and culture of Lebanon. Delve into the rich history ...