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$1700 p.p on DBL $2000 on single
When : Valid Throughout 2017
Duration : 6 days/ 5 nights
LEBANON – ANCIENT RUINS AND LUSH VINEYARDS
IN LEBANON WITH THE WORLD AT HER FEET
A journey to historical, cultural and gastronomical Lebanon.Tailor-made excursions and visits to the best vineyards in Lebanon. We traverse across the country, with strategic stops at several historical sites and bask in the rich heritage of this once Roman and Greek empire. Tasting delicious Lebanese cuisine paired with vintage grape beverages from vineyards is an ultimate experience not to be missed.Our experience to Lebanon is a guaranteed departure, and needs just a minimum of two women travelling together
Highlights of the tour
Discover Lebanon, a fascinating destination that retains the spirit of its history through its monuments, values, inheritance and passion.
Our journey begins with a visit to Jeita Grotto, a breathtaking view of natural dramatic karstic limestone caves inhabited in prehistoric times. Visited by boat , take advantage of this natural formation which is beautifully illuminated leaving you in total awe at this incredibly stunning sight
A wealthy colony with a medieval town center and crusader-era castle, blends with chic cafés, restaurants and boutiques. Stroll across Byblos, soaking in the atmosphere.
Wonderful views and great tastings
A medieval fort, Mseilha Fort was built on a long, narrow limestone rock near Nahr el-Jawz River. Its walls are constructed with sandstone blocks quarried from the nearby coast and built onto the edge of the limestone rock. Crusaders fist built the fort during the middle ages, and it was rebuilt later by Emir Fakhreddine in the 17th Century to guard the route from Tripoli to Beirut. A slice of history!
A unique museum village, with sculptures on display everywhere! Enter the fantastic village, and you can find sculptures everywhere, on the road, in front of the houses, in the gardens, and squares. At the beginning, you think you are seeing stones, but little by little, they may seem to be moving, dancing, crying and talking to you all at the same time.
Coteaux de Botrys
Inherited from their father Joseph Bitar, his two daughters now manage Coteaux de Botrys with a promise to continue the legacy . Spend the day strolling through the orchards, talking to the sommelier, viewing the cellars and facilities and picking grapes from the yards.
Visit the gorgeous courtyard of this beautiful palace that hosts the Beiteddine Festival, an annual summer celebration that attracts people from all over. Mosaic rooms, historical glamour and rich heritage, Beiteddine Palace is a must visit location while in Lebanon
Chouf Cedar Nature Reserve
The Chouf Cedar Nature Reserve was founded by Walid Jumblatt who recognized the urgency to preserve the country’s national forest. This is one of the oldest documented forests in history. The cedars were featured prominently in the earliest written records of Sumerians dating from the third millennium BC
Chateau Kefraya welcomes over 40,000 guests every year to its magnificent vineyard. During our tour here, we will be greeted by the Chateau’s sommelier who will guide us through the vineyard, the chateau’s museum which documents its rich history and view the cellars . Enjoy a day basking in the sun amidst the vast green fields and beautiful blue sky
Attributed to Umayyad caliph al-Walid I during the 8th century as a palace-city, Anjar was abandoned for several years before resettlement took place in 1939 . The historical ruins of Anjar stand silently and while you absorb its surroundings.
The most noble Roman temple built in Lebanon, the ruins of Baalbeck are historical treasures preserved by a team of archeologists from Lebanon and around the world. Towering above the Beqaa plain you will be transported to a magnificent era when this monumental structure symbolized the power and wealth of Imperial Rome.
Domaines des Tourelles
This is a prominent heritage site from Francois-Eugene Brun who laid the first stone in 1868 to establish Domaines des Tourelles, a prestigious vineyard in the Middle East. Our stop here will take us back through its 150 years of history and an opportunity to bask in its vastness, culture and craft of its ancestors.
Here’s what’s included:
What’s not included
- International Airfare.
- Travel/Medical Insurance.
- All extra excursions that are not stipulated will be borne by travelers.
- Meals ,Drinks & personal items that are not stipulated.
- Tips & gratuities.
- Personal expenses in the hotel and during the tour (including mini bar/ room service/ laundry etc).