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Jeita Grotto, Harissa & Byblos - Day Tour

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Stop At: Jeita Grotto, 20 km North of Beirut, Jitta Lebanon

Jeïta Grotto is the jewel of tourism in Lebanon offering to its visitors qualified modern services and accommodation in harmony with a fascinating nature. It creates a magical trip which enables them to spend a day of wonder-filled adventure by being carried away from a tangible world to a wonderland where are found 2 limestone crystallized grottoes characterized by extraordinary concretions of stalactites and stalagmites sculpted naturally in different forms, sizes and colors. It is a source of attraction for whole the families wishing to discover a mysterious world in the heart of the earth.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Churches of Harissa, Harissa, Jounieh Lebanon

Harissa is a key Christian pilgrimage site with a shrine dedicated to Our Lady of Lebanon (Notre Dame du Liban). The shrine is highlighted by a huge, 15-ton bronze statue of the Immaculate Conception, Mother of God. It is 8.5 m high and has a diameter of five meters. The Virgin Mary stretches her hands towards Beirut.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Byblos Castle, Byblos Lebanon

Byblos Castle is a Crusader castle in Byblos, Lebanon. In Crusader times it was known as the castle of Gibelet or Giblet. The castle was built by the Crusaders in the 12th century from indigenous limestone and the remains of Roman structures. The finished structure was surrounded by a moat. It belonged to the Genoese Embriaco family, whose members were the Lords of Gibelet. Saladin captured the town and castle in 1188 and partially dismantled the walls in 1190. Later, the Crusaders recaptured Byblos and rebuilt the fortifications of the castle in 1197. In 1369, the castle had to fend off an attack from Cypriot vessels from Famagusta.The Byblos Castle has distinguished historical buildings for neighbours. Nearby stand a few Egyptian temples, the Phoenician royal necropolis and the Roman amphitheatre.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Byblos Port, Byblos Lebanon

Byblos Port is an ancient port in Byblos, Lebanon and is believed by the Lebanese to be oldest port in the world. Around 3000 BC, Byblos Port was the most important timber shipping center in the eastern Mediterranean. It was used by the Phoenicians to ship their local wine, Cedars of Lebanon and other wood to the Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt to be used in tomb construction and shipbuilding.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Telefrique Harisa, Kesrouane, Lebanon

One of Lebanon's oldest and most visited tourist attractions, the gondolas of the Teleferique aerial cableway are a trip down memory lane, from a pioneering venture in 1965 to a beautifully preserved modern-day attraction offering breathtaking views of the bay of Jounieh and the surrounding city, the Teleferique is an impressive testimony to time gone by, one meter at a time.

Duration: 20 minutes
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Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
we pick up travellers from destinations near Beirut city centre
Duration
8h
Inclusions
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Private transportation
  • English Speaking Driver
Exclusions
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities
  • Entrance fees to jeita grotto
  • Entrance fees to Crusader Castle in Byblos
  • Telefrique ride fees
  • guide
  • Entry/Admission - Jeita Grotto
  • Entry/Admission - Byblos Castle
  • Entry/Admission - Telefrique Harisa
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  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • local guide is available in Byblos for extra fees
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
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For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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