Guided Small-Group Tour to Beirut, Beiteddin & Deir elQamar with Lunch & Tickets


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From $95.00

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 8 hours

Departs: Beirut, Beirut

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Overview

Immerse yourself in Beirut’s fascinating cultural highlights, then step into the world of Mount-Lebanon Emirs as you make your way from Deir el Qamar village to Beiteddine palace.
Explore the iconic landmarks of Beirut including the Pigeon rocks, Martyr's Square, Mosques, Cathedrals and many other attractions. Visit Deir el Qamar, a village with beautiful sceneries, and continue to Beiteddine palace, Lebanon's best example of early 19th century Lebanese architecture. Enjoy the personal experience of a small-group tour, with insider tips and advice.


What's Included

Air-conditioned vehicle

Bottled water

English Speaking Driver

Entrance fees

Hotel pick up and drop off

Lunch at a local Lebanese restaurant

What's Not Included

Gratuities


Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 3
  • CHILD: Age: 4 - 12
  • ADULT: Age: 13 - 99

Additional Info

  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Face masks provided for travellers
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

Pigeon Rocks in Raouche
The pigeon rock is a stunning set of rocks and a Popular tourist destination known for its iconic rock formations in picturesque seaside surrounds, welcome you to the city of Beirut. Pigeons’ Rock (also known as the Rock of Raouché) is located at Beirut’s western-most tip, the two huge rock formations stand like gigantic sentinels to the city.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Corniche Beirut
Stretching from the Ramlet al Bayda area to the Saint George marina, Al Manara Corniche is the most renowned seaside promenade in Beirut. Lined with palm trees, it offers a great view of the Mediterranean Sea, as well as some of the country's best assets, namely the famous Pigeon Rock, and the summits of Mount Lebanon on the eastern side.

• Admission Ticket Free

“Beirut's finest leisure destination” as described in its official website, Zaitunay Bay is a new waterfront promenade with shops and restaurants.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Mohammad Al-Amin Mosque
The Mohammad Al-Amin Mosque, also referred to as the Blue Mosque, is is the biggest mosque in Lebanon located in downtown Beirut.
This huge amber colored mosque near Martyrs square was opened in 2008 and has four minarets standing 65m high.
The Mohammad Al-Amin Mosque contains multiple domes. All of the domes of the mosque are made from light blue tiles. The mosque also has multiple arches, which are couple stories high.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Al-Omari Mosque
The Al-Omari Grand Mosque was built in the age of Omar Bin El Khattab in 635 AD and then converted to Church of Saint John by the crusaders in the 12th century, it was retransformed into the city's Grand Mosque by the Mamluks in 1291. Damaged during the Civil War, the mosque's refurbishment was completed in 2004.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Greek Orthodox Cathedral of Saint George
The Greek Orthodox Cathedral of Saint George is the seat of the Greek Orthodox Metropolitan bishop of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Beirut and its dependencies. It is the oldest church in the city of Beirut and one of the oldest in the region and It is located in the heart of Beirut’s city center.
The first Christian temple ever built in the very location goes back to the mid sixth century AD and it’s closely associated with Beirut’s famous Law School.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Martyr's Square
Martyrs' Square is a square in the heart of downtown Beirut historically known as "Al Burj" or "Place des Cannons". It is named after the 6 May 1916 executions by the Ottomans of some Lebanese nationalists ordered by Jamal Pasha during World War I.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Place de l'Etoile
Nejme Square, or Place de l'Étoile, is the central square in the Downtown area. It is home to the Lebanese Parliament and its complementary buildings, two cathedrals, a museum, and several cafes and restaurants. Most notable for it’s 1930 four four-faced Rolex clock and for its architecture, the square has become a recognizable icon of Beirut City worldwide.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Beirut Souks
Beirut Souks is a commercial district in Beirut City Center. With over 200 shops, 25 restaurants and cafes, an entertainment center, and a cinema complex.
Beirut Souks is the largest and most diverse shopping and leisure area in Beirut.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Roman Baths
The Roman Berytus baths are The largest outdoor sight located in downtown Beirut. They were discovered in 1968-1969 and underwent a major renovation in the mid 1990.
Roman Berytus had four major bath complexes and the first was created in the early first century under Augustus.
The terrible Berytus earthquake that happed in 551 AD destroyed all the baths.
Today, the Roman Berytus Baths reflects the ancient traditions of the site. One of the Baths is used as an artistic performance and concert space.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

National Museum of Beirut
The National Museum of Beirut is the principal museum of archaeology in Lebanon, which houses a large collection of priceless artefacts from across the country that offers a great overview of Lebanon’s history and of the civilization that impacted this cultural crossroads.
With significant excavations spanning the length and breadth of the country, Lebanon’s archaeological richness is one of its major tourist attractions.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Fakhreddine's Mosque
Fakhreddine Mosque with its octagonal minaret is a mosque in Deir el Qamar, Lebanon. Built in 1493 and restored in the sixteenth century by Fakhreddine 1st, it is the oldest mosque in Mount Lebanon.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Saydet El Talle Church
The Church of Saidet et Tallé and translated as Our Lady of the Hill is one of the most important historical and religious sites in Deir el Qamar and dates to the 15th century.
Monk Nicolas Smisaati built a church on the site over the ruins of an old Phoenician temple dedicated to the goddess Astarte that was later destroyed by an earthquake in 859.
According to the Maronite Heritage web site, "the legend says that there was a Druze Emir in Baakline looking at the hill of Dar El Kamar. He saw a light coming out of the hill so he gathered his soldiers and ordered them to go in the morning and dig in the land. He said to them: 'If you find an Islamic symbol, build a mosque. If you find a Christian symbol, build a church."
In the morning, the soldiers went and found a rock with a cross on it and under the cross there was the moon and venus. That was the sign that in the distant past there was a temple dedicated to the moon and venus and later it became a church.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free






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