Discover Lebanon: Jeita Grotto & Byblos Half-Day Tour

Discover Lebanon: Jeita Grotto & Byblos Half-Day Tour

Explore Lebanon's ancient wonders on our Half-Day Private Tour to Jeita Grotto and Byblos. Marvel at the stunning limestone formations of Jeita Grotto before stepping back in time in the historic city of Byblos. With expert guides and exclusive access, immerse yourself in the rich history and natural beauty of these iconic sites. Join us for a journey of discovery and wonder.

Itinerary
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Stop At: Jeita Grotto, Valley of the Dog River, Jitta Lebanon

The Jeita Grotto, a system of two separate, but interconnected, karstic limestone caves which have formed over millions of years, is the longest cave complex in the Middle East. It is located 300 metres above sea level and has a height difference of 305 metres.
The Jeita upper cave has an overall length of 2,130 metres and contains a great concentration of a variety of crystallized formations such as stalactites, stalagmites, columns, mushrooms, ponds, curtains and draperies.
The lower gallery which has an overall length of 6,200 metres is located 60 metres below the upper gallery. It is traversed by a smooth underwater river and a lake.


Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Byblos, Byblos, Mount Lebanon Governorate

Byblos, one of the oldest Phoenician cities. Inhabited since Neolithic times, it has been closely linked to the legends and history of the Mediterranean region for thousands of years. Byblos is also directly associated with the history and diffusion of the Phoenician alphabet.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Byblos Castle, Byblos Lebanon

Byblos Castle, a restored 12th-century Crusader castle surrounded by a 10m-wide dry moat is located just inside the Byblos' atmospheric archaeological site that contains the ruins of the Temple of Baalat Gebal and the Temple of the Obelisks.
It's an impressive building that offers an excellent perspective over the ruins from the top of its foursquare keep. A series of Bronze Age dwellings is clearly visible below the walls as you look towards the sea. Inside the castle, there's a small museum and a room with information panels outlining the city's history.


Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Old Souk, Byblos Lebanon

Byblos old souk is an old market where tourists can shop for souvenirs and antiques, or simply stroll along the old cobblestone streets and enjoy the architecture.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Byblos Port, Byblos Lebanon

Byblos Port is an ancient port in Byblos and is believed by the Lebanese to be the oldest port in the world. Around 3000 BC, Byblos Port was the most important timber shipping center in the eastern Mediterranean

Duration: 15 minutes



Informacion Adicional
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Infant seats available"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"



Hora de Inicio: 08:30 AM
Duración: 5 Hours
Lugar de comienzo: Traveler pickup is offered
Pick up guests from hotels and any places of residences located in Beirut.

Cancelaciones y devoluciones: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.

Incluye

  • Hotel Pick up & Drop off
  • Tour Leader
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Private transportation
  • Local Guide

No Incluye

  • Lunch
  • Gratuities

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