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Byblos, Jeita Grotto and Harissa Day Trip from Beirut provided by Nakhal Sightseeing Tours - Day Tours

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Byblos, Jeita Grotto and Harissa Day Trip from Beirut

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Overview
Explore some of Lebanon's best loved cities on this daytrip featuring UNESCO-listed Byblos, the stunning caves of Jeita Grotto, and the towering shrine of Our Lady of Harissa with a guide. Perfect for first-time visitors, the tour includes a traditional Lebanese lunch.
Highlights
  • Savor a Lebanese lunch in Byblos, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Glide across an underground lake to the stunning caverns of Jeita Grotto
  • See the statue and shrine of Our Lady of Harissa
  • Relax with round-trip transportation and a local guide
What to Expect
Greet your guide at your central Beirut hotel or their downtown tour office and board your air-conditioned minivan to Jeita. Ride a boat across a subterranean lake then stroll the fairytale landscapes of Jeita Grotto. Your next stop is UNESCO-listed Byblos, one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities on earth with a history dating back at least 8,000 years. See highlights including The Crusader Castle and the historic harbor with your guide and savor a traditional Lebanese lunch. Finally, travel to Harissa with its towering statue of the Virgin Mary. Admire the shrine, the chapel, and the spiral staircase, and capture views across the Bay of Jounieh. Your tour concludes where you began.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Nakhal & Cie, Beirut, Lebanon
Duration
8h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Lunch
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Professional guide
  • Pickup and drop-off is included if the guests are staying in Hotels only located within Beirut City (not Hostels, airbnb, or private apartment)
  • Entry/Admission - Jeita Grotto
  • Entry/Admission - Byblos Castle
  • Entry/Admission - The Shrine of Our Lady of Lebanon
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please note: Jeita Grotto will be closed for maintenance from (February 1 to 15, 2017)
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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seyyahcime wrote a review Jan 2020
Ankara Province, Turkey57 contributions32 helpful votes
Places are amazing to see. However, English pronounciation of the tour guide was very poor, the sound system in tbe vehicle was also very bad. It was hard to hear and understand the information conveyed. Plus, all tour was very information-dense. It should be more
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Maria wrote a review Jan 2020
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Byblos is a place rich in history with ancient ruins, castle, old streets full of beautiful shops and nice restaurants. Jeita Grottos are magnificent and Harissa very implessive with a fantastic view! A must visit! Overall the day trip was unforgettable and I would glandly visit
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Date of experience: January 2020
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OsamaOkby wrote a review Jan 2020
Cairo Governorate, Egypt1 contribution
A nice tour for the 3 places and the restaurant after with delicious lebanese food. Friendly tour guide , perfect timing , totally recommend it
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Nab Sy wrote a review Nov 2019
New York City, New York30 contributions13 helpful votes
This was a great tour to see some sights outside of Beirut! Romeo was our tour guide and we had a wonderful time listening to his stories and history of Byblos, Jeita Grotto and Harissa. This tour is a must do when visiting Lebanon and try to ask for Romeo to lead your group!
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Wooler wrote a review Oct 2019
Bicknacre, United Kingdom350 contributions168 helpful votes
Had an enjoyable day on this tour with Maia as our guide. Picked up and dropped off at our hotel which was nice. We were fortunate to have a nice group of people on the tour and it made for some good conversations. Enjoyed all 3 locations though the weather was very hot and by
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Date of experience: October 2019
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By: Nakhal Sightseeing Tours - Day Tours
WeakKneeTraveler
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Excellent Tours
Booked 3 different day tours with Nakhal including tours to Baalbek, Byblos, etc. All tours were excellent and well
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Nicolai1234567
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Nice trip
My trip to Anjar (ruins), Baalbek, (bigger ruins) and Ksara (wine brewery) was very nice. We were driven from our h
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sonaa821
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Enriching experience
Very informative and enriching experience. Though it was raining, the tour was so interesting, the group enjoyed it
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Taoyuan1
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Good tour/guide. Office staff could be better
Had a very nice day tour with this company. The guide Walid was great — strong English skills, good knowledge base,
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leonardoa160
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Beyond Beirut
Super prepared and friendly staff. Guide knew everything about her country's ancient and contemporary history, and
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simonbR4136TT
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Tyre and Sidon
The medieval castle in Sidon and the walk through the old town was most enjoyable but the highlight was the Roman r
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simonbR4136TT
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Beqaa Valley
An excellent trip in good company. We were almost the only people at the Anjar Palace and Baalbek sites - an excell
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sweetdumpling
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Full Day Tour to Baalbek, Anjar and Ksara
Our tour guide’s name was Nouchka if my memory serves, and she was great. Very informative, knowledgeable, patient
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Ciaran K
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Picked the wrong day!
I visited during the recent protests and unfortunately the city centre was in lockdown on the morning of my schedul
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remons423
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Best tour ever
It was perfect, the tour guide is an archeologist and really has passion for what she does. Great sites to visit, g
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Freddy_on_trips
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Average tour due to Jacques - 12 Sep 2019
We booked this tour with Viator. On the day of the tour we went to the main branch for pick up. The tour started on
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Ivonne Montiel H
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Good value
Includes 3 Museums entrance ... audio meany language ... make sure take your swimsuit .. the bus stop by public
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JaneMurray14
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Interesting tour
We had a great tour. We saw places and attractions that we had not been able to trace of our own. Our guide had ver
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NatLane
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A tour of ancient civilisations and political unrest
Over the years, Lebanon has been invaded by so many civilisations. This is very apparent on this tour. Our tour g
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Jurgen B
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Not a succes
The guide wasn't too knowledgable (I asked a very evident question, he didn't know the answer and - worse - gave a
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Key Details
  • Jeita Grotto, Byblos Castle, and 2 more
  • Duration: 8h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English, French
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