From roaming the streets of Lebanon’s coastal cities, to tasting homemade specialties and street food, to stepping foot in some of the most underrated beauties of this land, this trip is the ultimate insider travel experience to Lebanon. Come see the true facets of the country through its people, their generosity, and know-how.
- City walking tours including monuments, hidden gems, and food tastings
- Ancient ruins, caves, monasteries, and archaeological sites
- Souks, hammams, mosques, and khans
- Mosaic workshop, pottery demonstrations, and wine tasting at “Sept,” a biodynamic winery
- Included activities such as a sunset bike, two short, moderate level hikes, and a boat tour; optional activities such as stand up paddleboarding, sailing, snorkeling, or SCUBA diving
- Giving back by planting cedar trees and spending a day volunteering with an NGO distributing food essentials, medicine, and more
- Free time in many of the towns for you to explore on your own
You’ll travel Lebanon like a local. Along this 13-day loop route, get ready to hike in some of the most pristine hidden forests and valleys of Mount Lebanon and connect with generous locals by partaking in artisanal workshops, staying in guesthouses, and sharing homecooked traditional meals.
You will definitely visit some of the country’s world heritage sites and learn about its millennial history while uncovering the secrets of the great Phoenician civilization. You also won’t miss swimming and relaxing on the clear beaches of Batroun & the Palm Islands.
This trip is also all about giving back and upholding sustainability. Therefore we are sparing time for planting cedar trees in the Lebanese highlands and donating essentials to unprivileged families within the program.
Seasonal Notes: High season is between April and September. The low season is between October and March. The month of August, when this trip occurs, is hot with an average temperature of 86°F / 30°C. It’s a perfect time to enjoy the coast and beaches as well as mountains.