Islamic Historic Tour 4N-5D - 5 Days

ISLAMIC HISTORIC TOUR PACKAGE

4 NIGHTS / 5 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 rich history dated to 3000 BC combined with stunning landscape scenery and lively citizens makes it an unbeatable tourist destination that has it all. From the sight seeing of old citadels and castles, to the jaw-dropping mountain views, to the delicious food, and to the various activities we will guarantee for you a unique and rich experience that you will always want to come back for more.

Lebanon Expedition offers you a warm welcome and is eager to provide you a private tour to uncover some of the historical Maqams, and Mosques across the country from Umayyad’s time till the Ottoman era.  Inscriptions, architecture, galleries, and stalactites are main witness to where some of the great Prophets, mentioned in Holy Quran, have lived, walked, and buried.  From Noah’s time till Sahaba’s you find a piece of Islamic history in almost any city or village you visit across Lebanon.  This small country that has such religious diversity,  civilizations cross-link, and land of Prophets has become one of the most religious touristic destination world wide.

Lebanon Expedition is happy to design a private or group tour that reflects your unique travel interests. Just Fly into Beirut Rafic Al Hariri International Airport with your Visa, Travel Insurance and we assure you a perfect holiday experience, designed to amaze, inspire and revitalize you.

Lebanon Loves You..Get Ready And Start Your Dream Holiday With us!

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 vist Mohammed Al Amin Mosque, Assaraya Mosque, and Omrari Mosque. drop back to hotel around 19:00.

Day 2
Jonah ( Younes) and Salah El-Din (Duration 10 hours)

Pick up from hotel at 9:00 A.M. head towards the south coast of Lebanon and admire the Mediterranean villages and cities by the sea. Reach to Tyr (Sour) sea castle (built by Crusaders on top an Ashtar temple ruins) and discover Salah El-Dine mosque inside the fort. Head back towards Saidon, and visit Bab al-Saray Mosque, built in the 13th Century. Wander in Saidoun traditional old souks ( Khan El Saboun, Khar Al-Franj, and old Bazar). This would be ideal break for lunch. Pass by Sidoun water castle built that was a temple for Milqart in 2000 B.C. Continue the drive along the coast towards Jieh, and stop by The shrine of Prophet Jonah (Younes) who spent three days and nights inside a Whale repenting as he did not follow God’s orders. Contemplate the pristine beaches of Jiyeh and watch the sunset before heading back to hotel by around 19:00 P.M.

Day 3
Noah (Nuh), Seth, and Umayyad (Duraiton 10 hours)

Pick up from hotel at 9:00 A.M. drive up the beautiful mountains all the way to the top and enjoy the amazing views. Reach out to Karak, near Zahle, and explore the Shrine of Prophet Noah (Nuh) and story from the site keeper. Head towards Anjar and see the Umayyad’s mosque, and their first trade city ruins. Break for traditional Bekaa lunch and wander in the old souks. Drive all the way to Nabi Shit and visit the Shrine of Seth (one of Adam’s sons – peace be upon him). Stop on the way back in Zahle, stroll by the Berdawni river, and enjoy some refreshments before heading back and checking into the hotel by 19:00.

Day 4
Yusha’ bin Nu, Mansouri, Taynal, and Mamluk Citadel Duration (10 hours)

Pick up from hotel at 9:00 A.M. drive north passing Byblos, the oldest city in the world, arriving to Tripoli, the second largest city in Lebanon. In the vicinity stop by Shrine of prophet Joshua (Yusha’ bin Nu), a 15m depth cave said to have miraculous effect. Drive back to the down town tripoli and stop by 13th century old Mamluk’s mosques of Taynal and Mansouri. Wander in the famous Khan El Askar and Khan El saboun, and break for a traditional lunch and sweets. Head towards the famous Tripoli Mamluk citadel and witness the greatness of such historical architecture. head back to hotel by 19:00

Day 5
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 $ 600/person
600
Total $ 600 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.