Packages > Combined packages > Lebanon & Syria 10 days / 09 nights
Day 01 : Arrival To Beirut International Airport
You will be met at the airport , where full assistance is offered . You will then be driven to the hotel for overnight
|Day 02 : Beirut, Beiteddine , Deir El Kamar
Our Journey starts with discovering the most beautiful jewel of the world , Beirut where we will visit its newly reconstructed city center and its national museum . We take the road of Al Damour , via al Jieh to visit the shouf mountain , starting with Deir El Kamar where we will touch the typical and traditional Lebanese customs gathered and protected all through the years in Moussa Castle . Proceed to Beiteddine Palace , House of Faith considered as a jewel of the Lebanese architecture of the XIX century the church of ST Marry of the tour transformed today to the Grand
Day 03 : Byblos and Tripoli
Head off on a most exciting tour to the city of the most ancient port in the world called Byblos offering over 6000 years of history and cultures . We take the northern highway via Jounieh and Tabarja , to reach the city . Visitors will be astonished of the number of superimposed cultural layers such as Roman Amphitheater, sanctuary and fountain ,Crusader castle of
|Raymond de Saint Gilles ,Mosque the Mamlouk's buildings with the khans , the Hammams and the tours .
Day 04 : Sidon Tyre and Eshmoun :
Begin your day by heading south via AL Damour Al Jieh to reach the first commercial metropolis of the world (38 km south of Beirut ).Tyre Today the city is the most vivid antique place who can contemplate the stones and the marble of the past centuries .Passing through Sarafand , we proceed to Sidon like most of the ancient Phoenician cities built on a promontory faced by an island .The major attraction is the crusader castle of the sea which is connected to the placid harbor with a short causeway. On our way back , 01 km from Sidon , we stop to visit Eshmoun , the temple of the famous Phoenician God .
Day 05 : Baalbeck Anjar Kefraya :
Drive through the Mount Lebanon . via Aley Sawfar Bhamdoun , the Bekaa valley and Zahle to reach Baalbeck the small town outstanding for its Acropolis considered among the most important Roman ruins In the world . we can discover the great complex of Jupiter temple , the temple of Bacchus with its decorations and the one of Venus . Continue to Anjar to discover the only remainder from the Omeyyade period . on our way back , stop at Kefraya Winery to sample many varieties of Lebanese wine .
Day 06: Jeita Harissa and Dog River :
Brace yourself for a most exciting tour to Kesrwan area starting by the dog river with its commemorative steles . Continue to Jeita Grottoes that have already cut he breath of thousands of visitors . Two grottoes superimposed linked by a cable car sink at thousand meters inside the mountains . the lower grotto will be visited with a bark ;the upper could be explored on foot continue to Fakra , to discover it's beautiful Phoenician runes . Proceed to Harissa , to pay a visit to the magnificient statue of ou Lady Of Lebanon with its cathedral of a Phoenician boat shape where we can take the cable car down to Jounieh enjoying its unique and spectacular bay view .
Day07 : Cedars Bcharre at Valley :
Driving north passing Byblos and Almoussaylaha castle , we take the mountain road to reach this slice of paradise called cedars of Lord (120 KM north Beirut ) that constitutes one of the most precious relics of Lebanon . Continue to Becharre a neighboring village of the Cedars , that is the birth and resting place of Jibran Khalil Jibran Lebanon's most famous poet , artist and novelist , from where you will take a global view of the Saint Valley and visit the unique monastery of Saint Anthony .
Day 08 : Palmyra and Homs
Early morning , departure through the northern borders to Palmyra , in the heart of the Syrian's desert .Its Magnificent remains tell of a heroic history during the reign of Queen Zenobia .Visit of the temples , the museum , the valley of Tombs , the central avenue…. Contemplation of the great sun set Return to Homs for overnight .
Day 09: Krak of the knights and Damascus .
At the scheduled time departure to visit Krak of the knights which is the most beautiful medieval citadel in the world .It was built on the site of a former castle erected by the emirs of Homs to accommodate Kurdish Garriors Continue to Damascus city for overnight .
Day10 : departure from Damscus Airport After breakfast ,transfer to Damscus Airport for final destination
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