Private full day tour from Beirut
Lebanon is among the oldest sites of wine production in the world. The prophet Hosea (780-725 BC) is said to have urged his followers to return to Yahweh so that "they will blossom as the vine and their fragrance will be like the wine of Lebanon". The Phoenicians of its coastal strip were instrumental in spreading wine and viticulture throughout the Mediterranean in ancient times. Despite the many conflicts of the region, the country has an annual production of about 600, 000 cases of wine. Recently the sector has been witnessing an unprecedented growth. The number of wineries went from 5 in 1998 to over 30 nowadays.
On this day tour from Beirut, we will go to the Bekaa valley, the area where all the wine production takes place. We will start with Chateau St thomas, and After, we will visit Kefraya Winery and Our Last stop will be in Zahle with the visit of Ksara Winery.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: I can either meet you at your hotel or any location in the downtown area at your convenience.
End location: I will drop you back off at where we started the tour or anywhere that might be convenient to you in the downtown area.
Duration: 8 hours
Newer Model Car 5 Seats or a Mini Van 7 Seats with AC
My services as your personal tour guide and transportation in a private vehicle.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
20 USD - lunch $20usd per person
meals, souvenirs and other personal items.
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Wonderful day with the charming Hussein around the vineyards. His knowledge and insights of the area introduced us to some wonderful places. Would definitely recommend a tour with Hussein again.