Private Full-Day Guided Tour around Baalbek Anjar and Ksara


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From $150.00

Price varies by group size

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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

Take a step back in time and experience the history of two must see cities in the Beqaa valley. This in-depth tour will take you on a journey to relive key moments in each of Roman and Umayyad eras. Guided by an expert guide, you will get to experience the culture and the history of these cities. Don't miss out on this opportunity to taste some Lebanese authentic wine at the end of the tour, at Ksara winery.


What's Included

Air-conditioned vehicle

All entrance fees

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Private transportation

Professional Guide

What's Not Included

Lunch


Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 3
  • ADULT: Age: 4 - 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
  • Specialized infant seats are available

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

Baalbeck
Baalbek was an ancient Phoenician city located in the Beqaa Valley. Inhabited as early as 9000 B.C, Baalbek grew into an important pilgrimage site in the ancient world for the worship of the sky-god Baal and his consort Astarte, the Queen of Heaven in Phoenician religion.

2 hours • Admission Ticket Free

Temples of Baalbek
Explore three roman temples that are almost the well-preserved Roman temples in the world, dedicated to “Bacchus” the god of wine and leisure beside the temple of” Jupiter” the king of gods and “Venus” the goddess of love.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Baalbek Roman Ruins
Baalbek was a center for Mesopotamian, Roman, Christian and Islamic worship as each group introduced their own heritage to this sacred monument.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Jupiter in Roman methodology was the great god. The Temple of Jupiter was a colossal temple dedicated to the cult of Zeus. It was the main building in a huge “Great Court” (or “Sanctuary”) of a Roman pagan temple complex that still partially stands.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Sayyida Khawla Shrine
A shrine with a Persian style was built beside Baalbek ruins for Sayyida khawla daughter of Imam Hussein and great granddaughter of Prophet Muhammad, and considered as an important site for pilgrimage in Islam.

• Admission Ticket Free

Anjar
Anjar, is an Umayyad city founded by Caliph Walid I at the beginning of the 8th century.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Umayyad Ruins of Aanjar
The ruins reveal a very regular layout, reminiscent of the palace-cities of ancient times, and are a unique testimony to city planning under the Umayyad.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Chateau Ksara
In the fertile valley of the Beqaa, where located the special high quality yards of vine. Vine picked with passion and love to be taken into the winery of ksara to produce a high quality of wine. A tour in the cave of the winery can help discovering the history of the cave and the conditions help in producing and preserving the wine in addition to tasting some delicious drops of wine.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Included






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