Enjoying the View from Harrisa
During this tour we will visit the Jeita grotto-one of the most beautiful caves consisting of numerous galleries. The dry upper galeries contains one of the world's most impressive agglomerations of stalactites and stalagmites. The lower galleries can be explored by short boat ride through a 600-metre-long underground lake ( Note1: the lower section is sometimes closed in winter. Note 2: it is forbidden to take pictures in the cave ).
Next we will visit the gigantic white-painted bronze statue of the Virgin of Lebanon in Harissa and enjoy the beautiful panoramic view of the Jounieh bay.
After that we will go to Byblos which is considered to be the oldest city in the world, inhabited for more than 8000 years. The cradle of civilization, the city of Byblos gave its name to the Bible and became the starting point of the world's first alphabet.
Departure from Beirut
Arrival to Jeita grotto, visiting of two galeries-upper and lower ( Note1: the lower section is sometimes closed in winter. Note 2: it is forbidden to take pictures in the cave ).
Arrival to Harissa, the ascent to the statue, overview of the Jounieh bay and the surrounding area from the top
Arrival to Byblos, visit to the archaeological area, souks and Crusader church of St. John-Macus
Arrival to Beirut
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building
Duration: 8 hours
With my car Toyota Yaris Sedan or can be other car same level.
- Guiding Services
- Private Transportation
Estimated Local Cash Needed
100000 Lebanese Lira (LL) - Entrance fee in Jeita grotto-12$,
entrance fee in Byblos-5,5$,
local food and drinks-20-30$.
- Personal Expenses
- Food, Drinks, Snacks
I dont have any restriction
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Charbel was our guide in Lebanon. Now Balbeck,Anjar, Kasara, Biblos, Tyre and Sidon don't have any secret for us. Charbel was very good in explaining the places we visited, old temples and fortress from the middle age, made us live the past of these civilizations. Charbel is an excellent professional guide and he is very accurate in his performance. Charbel deserves five stars.