Christian Historic Tour 5N-6D - 6 Days

Christian Historic TOUR PACKAGE.

5 NIGHTS / 6 DAYS TOUR (Min 2 PAX)   

Welcome To Lebanon Expedition……We provide Private & Group Exclusive Tours Along With Hotel Stay & All Land Transfers.

“It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters, in the end.” ― Ernest Hemingway

Lebanon, the land of faith, milk, and honey, celebrated in the Song of Solomon for its fragrance and beauty, and mentioned several times in the old testament. It is in this land where you can find the shrine of Noah and some remains of the arch, Where Elijah spent three years in Sarepta during the famine hosted by a widow , where Noah and Yunnan have lived and died. It is in this holy land where Jesus walked, talked, taught and made his first miracle on earth, transforming water into wine. It is the place were Mary, waited anxiously with few disciples for her son to return from Saidoun, the place where disciples taught and created first christian communities. It was also here, on a peak of Mount Hermon, that Christ was transfigured before his apostles and entrusted Peter the keys of the Kingdom of Heaven is in this land. Lebanon possesses an abundance of religious sites where Christians of many denominations find peace, serenity and contemplation. These Christian sites – basilicas, cathedrals, churches, chapels, sanctuaries, convents, monasteries and even hermits’ caves – are found throughout Lebanon. The story does not end with the Apostles teaching in Tyr and Saidoun, the faith strengthen with the Maronite’s grand father Mar Maroun, who led a series of Maronite saints such as Saint Charbel, Mar Neemtalla El Hardini, Saint Rafqa, and many other saints till today.

Lebanon Expeditions invites you to take this quest of faith tour to see and walk the land of were our great teachers, disciples, prophets, and Jesus have lived and walked. We organize private and small group tours that will proudly stand out of all our tour package competitors price wise and quality. Have a piece of mind, just book with us and get to Lebanon airport and put your worries to rest as we take you on the best spiritual and natural beauty trip ever.

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Day 1
Arrival, Hotel Check in, and Beirut tour

Pick up from Beirut airport, check in at hotel, refresh and depending on arrival time touring the old city of Beirut. Visiting the famous Raouche rock and Corniche, heading afterwards towards Beirut down town and visit Saint George Cathedral and its underground museum. Pass by the Roman bath ruins in central beirut. drop back to hotel around 19:00.

Day 2
Qana, Mantara, Saidoun (Duration 10 hrs)

Pick up from hotel at 9:00 A.M. Drive along the coast to the historical city of Tyr. Start acceding and reach Qana. Walk into the Grotto where Jesus made the first miracle turning the water into wine. Drive back to Tyr and take a look at one of the outstanding water castle ruins from the crusaders 12th Century time. Drive along the coast and Stop in Sidoun for a lunch break, tour of the city old souks, and explore Sidoun citadel. Continue to Maghdouche, Saidet El Mantara and explore the cave where Saint Mary waited eagerly for few days with some Apostles for Jesus to finish his teaching in Sidoun. Drive back and reach the hotel by 19:00.

Day 3
Our Lady of Lebanon, Saint Charbel, Byblos (Duration 10 hrs)

Pick up from hotel at 9:00 A.M. Drive to the beautiful coastal city of Jounieh, hope on the cable car (Telefrique) and climb to Harissa while enjoying the beautiful picturesque of Jounieh Bay and Beirut. Tour the area, and hope on the cable car back to Jounieh. Drive along the coast to Byblos and up in the mountains to Anaya, where Saint Charbel miraculous shrine and monastery exist. Break for a traditional lunch in one of the many abundant restaurants in the area. Head back to Byblos and visit the Roman citadel, souks, and enjoy some refreshments. Head back to hotel by 19:00.

Day 4
Nourieh, Kaftoun, Amioun, Darb Echtar, Hamatoura (Duration 11 hrs)

Pick up from hotel by 9:00 A.M. Head north towards Hamat and get to Saidet Hamatoura where you can take a snap of the breath taking view of Checka and Herry bay. Listen to the miraculous story of the Saint Mary from the nuns. Continue your way up along Nahr Al Jaouz river reaching to the Greek Orthodox Theotokos Monastery. The 9th Century site houses the priceless and unique double-faced Byzantine icon of Saint Mary, and Jesus baptism. Opposite to the monastery you can find the basilica of Saint Sergius and Bacchus from the 6th Century. Head back towards Amioun and visit the Saint Georgeous chapel on top of the hill with its fortress overlooking the olive valley of koura. break for lunch. Head to Darb Echtar and visit Saint Elias Miraculous Grotto while enjoying the serenity of the area. Finish the tour by driving to Ras Kiffa and take a nice walk to the breathtaking Hamatoura Monastery, overlooking Kadisha river, erected during the very early dawn of Christianity and the oldest in the region. Break for prayer, rest, photos, and maybe to purchase some souvenirs. Head back to hotel by 20:00.

Day 5
Saints Valley, Bekaa-kafra, Saydet El Hosn (Duration 11 hrs)

Pick up from hotel at 9:00 A.M. drive along the majestic mountains and reach out to the Saints Valley of Wadi Annoubine. Witness how the early christian monks lived in caves and where monasteries have been built later. Walk into the Saint Antonio’s Grotto. Meet the Habess monks and take their blessings if they are available. Continue the trip towards the highest village in Lebanon, Bekaa Kafra, hometown of Saint Charbel. Visit the miraculous water well, and visit the miraculous Grotto, and the small museum that depicts Saint Charbe’sl life with his family. Break for lunch in the amazing 1400 high mountains. Head towards Hadchit, climb up the serpentine breath taking roads towards Saint Elias chapel that is overlooking the mighty mountains and Valley of saints. Head down back to the beautiful village of Ehden, stop for refreshments and visit the beautiful and amazing cathedral of Saidet El Hosn. Head back to hotel and reach by 20:00

Day 6
Beirut and Airport

Depending on flight timing, check out from hotel by 9:00 A.M wonder in Beirut and cover most of the sites mentioned in Day 1 itinerary which might not have been covered due to late landing time. Drop off at airport.

Inclusions

  • - Accommodation for two adults in four stars hotels or lodge with two single or one king bed
  • - Daily breakfast for two
  • - WiFi throughout the trip provided inside the transportation vehicle
  • - Airport pick up and drop back
  • - Bottled mineral water provided during tour
  • - Private and exclusive tours as per the itinerary
  • - Daily Pick & Drop service for tour
  • - Driver Guide- English Speaking & Child Friendly

Exclusions

  • - Flight tickets and travel insurance
  • - Visa Fees. (Visa free for many countries please check this link http://www.general-security.gov.lb/en/posts/38).
  • - Lunch & Dinner
  • - Paid entertainment and activities
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FAQ

What to bring along for the trip?

In Summer needs to pack comfortable shoes, light clothes, jumper, sun screen, hat, and sun glasses. During Winter you need to pack warm clothes, gloves, sun glasses, hat, and a beanie. Make sure your phone memory has enough space to capture the best photos.

What are the visa requirements?

Touristic visa on arrival for 30 days is usually granted for most countries. To verify the conditions and if any charges applicable please visit this link http://www.general-security.gov.lb/en/posts/38

What to wear when visiting religious paces?

Modest clothes and appropriate clothes are recommended when visiting religious places. Women are advised not to wear shorts and short skirts. It is also recommended for women to bring along a scarf to cover their hair for when visiting mosques.

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Price From USD $ 750/person
750
Total $ 750 USD

Trip Facts

  • Sedan cooled vehicle for up to 3 PAX. Cooled Mini Bus for more than 3 PAX. WiFi provided for free in the car.