Sidon & Tyre Full Day Private Tour from Beirut

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Tour Number

Activity Level

350575


Categories

City, Day Trip / Out of Town, Museums / Culture

Details

Kid Friendly: No.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 3

Language(s)

explanation

English (advanced), Arabic (fluent), French (advanced), German (basic)

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Sidon or Saïda (Arabic: صيدا‎‎, صيدون), is the third-largest city in Lebanon. Name derived from Sidon the son of Canaan, Its name coincides with the modern Arabic word for 'fishery'.
Sidon has been inhabited since very early in prehistory. It was one of the most important Phoenician cities. From there and other ports a great Mediterranean commercial empire was founded.
Main sites to be visited:the sea castle, khan elfranj(caravansary), Debbane palace, soap museum and old souk(market).
Tyre (Arabic: صور‎‎), is an ancient Phoenician city and the legendary birthplace of Europa and Dido (Elissa). Name derived from "rock" . Tyre originally was formed from two parts the Island and Mainland, Alexander the Great connected the island to the mainland by constructing a causeway during his siege of the city.
Main sites to be visited the island including gymnasium, pool, roman bath , road, housesand the mainland including Necropole, Aqueduc and the Hyppodrum which is one of the world heritage.

Itinerary

departure from beirut 09:00
Saida visit crusader's castle , 17th centrally caravansary , the old market, soap museum and debbane palace
Tyre visit the island ruins , Phoenician residential areaand fortification wall , Roman road and Bath. . . .
the land ruins Greek , Roman and Byzantine Necropole , Roman Aqueduc and Hypodrom

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: beirut centrally located hotel

End location: beirut centrally locally hotel

Duration: 7 hours

duration is affected by traffic .

Transportation

Private Car up to 3 people.
Please send me your inquiry if you are traveling in a larger group.

What’s Included

Other: Pick up/drop off from centrally located hotels
transportation
professional Guidance
1 small bottle of water per person

Estimated Local Cash Needed

21000 LBP - entrance fees
lunch between 10$ to 30$ per person
any extra food and beverage

What’s Extra

Other: food and beverage and souvenirs

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