‘Jeita – Harissa – Byblos’ One Day Tour

Selected among the top 20 finalists of the world’s natural wonders, Jeita grottos are not to be missed. Our Lady of Lebanon Shrine located on the Peak of Jounieh Mountains overlooking the beautiful city bay. The Ancient city of Byblos the richest archeological site in Lebanon with recreation areas, open air cafes, excellent local foods and bars.

Start your day with a pickup from your address in Beirut and head over to the enchanting & mysterious Jeitta grottos, a short drive away from Beirut, you’ll then reach Harissa by cable car. The Sanctuary of “Our Lady of Lebanon” overlooks the City bay.

Next is Byblos or Jbeil, the oldest inhabited Phoenician city of the Mediterranean where the alphabet was born. Your guide who’s always there for you will enrich your historical information. A nice coffee/lunch break is optional.

Then, proceed to visit the oldest coastal city of the Mediterranean, the old souks, shops, bars, and the old Phoenician port before returning back to your hotel.

What to expect

We pickup from any hotel in Beirut

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

An average road trip from Beirut to Jeita Grottos where you start your first visit by taking a cable car to the upper cave.

A smooth walk inside, shows how wonderful nature is with all the stalactites and stalagmites rising here and there forming these breathtaking shapes…

On your way out, you may take the tourist train down to the lower cave, or simply walk down for very few minutes enjoying the Dog River valley scenes until you reach the 2nd entrance. Same procedure, but this time the captain will meet you there and invite you to a short ride in a fishing boat on sweet cold water.

Train or walk towards the way out, where your private guide will be waiting for you at the exit.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Old Souk, Byblos Lebanon

Byblos city is the cradle of the Phoenician alphabet. 22 letters that lead to the Latin alphabet. It is where you may have a wonderful Lebanese lunch, and then proceed to visit the oldest coastal inhabited city of the Mediterranean, the old souks, the shops, bars and the old Phoenician port.

Duration: 2 hours

This activity ends back at the meeting point.

What’s included.

  • Driver/guide
  • Tour escort/host
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entry/Admission – Jeita Grotto

What’s not included.

  • Lunch


  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available

Additional information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking.
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions.
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
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