Explore Chouf Region with this 5 hours guided tour from Beirut
Located southeast of Beirut, Chouf region comprises a narrow coastal strip of Damour, and the valleys and mountains of the western slopes of Jabal Barouk, on which the largest forest of Cedars of Lebanon is found.
The Emirs of Lebanon used to have their residence in Chouf, most notably Bachir Chehab II, who built the magnificent palace of Beiteddine during the first half of the 19th century. Another historical town, just facing Beiteddine, is Deir al Qamar known as the capital of Emirs with prince Fkahreddine Maani II, and one of world heritage villages by UNESCO.
Departure at 09:00 am from Beirut heading to Mount Lebanon, visiting Deir el Qamar the capital of Lebanese princes and one of world Heritage villages announced by Unesco for their typical houses where we will see the Meidan(main square), fountain and mosque from 14th century ad, caravansary, lady of Deir el Qamar church, and panoramic view, than visiting Moussa castle a wax museum for Lebanese ethnic life of 19 century, then going to Beiteddine palace of Emir Bachir 18th century A. D. Return to Beirut at approx 2. 00 PM.
**This tour doesn't operate on Mondays**
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: centrally located hotels
End location: centrally located hotel
Duration: 5 hours
Private Car up to 3 people.
Please send me your inquiry if you are traveling in a larger group.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
25000 LBP - 15000 lbp entrance fee for Moussa castle
10000 lbp entrance fee for Beiteddine Palace
10 to 20$ lunch