Half-day Tour of: Beirut


Tour Number

Activity Level



City, First Time Visitor, Museums / Culture, Religious Heritage


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.
You must be able to get in and out of a car.

Maximum travelers: 4



English (fluent), Arabic (advanced), French (conversational)

Private Tour

We begin our tour with the Lebanese National Museum with an impressive collection artifacts dating from pre-historic times up to the Ottoman era gathered from around Lebanon.

Our next destination is the downtown. This part of our tour is done by foot. We will visit the Blue mosque, and three churches (Marinote, Greek Orthodox, and Catholic Churches). Next we will see the roman baths and walk past the downtown shops.

Our next stop is Zaitunay Bay, followed by Pigeon Rocks (two giant natural sentinel rock formations in the sea).

Lastly is our stop to a busy commercial street called Hamra. There you will have the opportunity to buy souvenirs as well as enjoy lunch at one of Beirut's most recommended resto-cafe's


8:45 - pick up from hotel
9:15 - Arrive at national Museum
11:00 - Leave national Museum
11:15 - Arrive at downtown
12:30 - Leave downtown
12:45 - Zaitunay Bay, pigeon rocks
13:30 - Arrive at Hamra
15:00 - Return to hotel

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Pick-up will be at your hotel or any arranged accommodation in Beirut.

End location: Drop-off will be at your hotel or any arranged accommodation in Beirut.

Duration: 6 hours

Traffic within Beirut can cause delays of up to 1 hour.


New and fully equipped vehicle with AC. Toyota corolla 2016 model. (group 1-4 persons)

Bigger vehicles are available for an additional cost. Please inquire for more information.

Walking in downtown and Hamra street.

What’s Included

Included in the price are: transportation, personal guide services in a new vehicle, complimentary wi-fi.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

18 USD - Each person should bring an extra $18 dollars: $3 admission to the national museum, $15 or less for lunch.

What’s Extra

Admission ticket, lunch, boat ride between pigeon rocks (optional)


I am not allowed to guide inside National Museums, but I can arrange a specialized guide if you are interested.

A Recent Review of this tour

Our tour guide Karim was excellent. He was very informative about the places we visited and also the local Lebanese life style and history. I would thoroughly recommend this tour.
Kim Tait

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