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Byblos, Jeita Grotto and Harissa Day Trip from Beirut

  • 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
Byblos, Jeita Grotto and Harissa Day Trip from Beirut
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Byblos, Jeita Grotto and Harissa Day Trip from Beirut

In Lebanon, the laws of the road are more like laws of the jungle. Let a professional worry about the hairpin bends and crazy drivers as you tour 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.

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.

Reviews (96)
1 - 5 of 13 reviews
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile
Beirut escape

This tour gives you real sense of historical context. The Byblos ruins are very interesting, especially with a good guide. The market (Souk) in Byblos however is totally unremarkable. The Jeita grotto is totally mind boggling/blowing! I found myself almost in tears over the beauty...More

2  Thank Passport476077
Reviewed 5 June 2018
Nice day trip from Beirut

Jetta Grotto, Harissa, and Byblos are all worth seeing and beautiful. Our tour seemed a bit rushed though, it could have been better managed time wise.

Thank P_MK23
Reviewed 27 April 2018
Very good

I had 2 tours with Nakhal during my stay in Beirut. 1: City Tour of Beirut (Halfday?) USD40. This was just a bit of a another fullday tour where a few things of the city was included, it lasted 2 hours and was rushed. Use...More

1  Thank Aeronaut65
Reviewed 23 April 2018
Too many people, slow and not enough time

The day didn't start very well, the bus broke down, when we changed buses 4 people went missing... that meant that we were behind in time. We just had 30 minutes to see the cave so we had to run through it, no time at...More

3  Thank Julius J
Reviewed 30 March 2018
Well worth the money!

If you are planning on travelling to Beirut I would highly recommend this tour. You will have an amazing day looking at different historical sites with stunning views, so remember to take your camera. Unfortunatley you can not take photos in the grotto because of...More

1  Thank Rupi B
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Tina B
24 May 2018|
Response from Steven V | Reviewed this property |
Hi, this trip (and these kind of trips with tour organisation Nakhal) usually go from 09:00 to 17:00/18:00, so the whole day.