Baalbek, Anjar & Ksara (Private) Guided Tour with Lunch - Day Trip From Beirut
Get amazed by two of Lebanon’s main highlights: the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Baalbek and Anjar.
Travel through Baalbek’s spectacular history of worship during a visit to world’s largest and most outstanding Roman temple complex; a homage to Jupiter, Venus and Bacchus.
After a historical tour of Heliopolitanos, you will enjoy a selection of the most prestigious wines of Lebanon with a tour in one of the oldest and largest wineries in the Beqaa valley, followed by a generous taste of Lebanese mezze in a local boutique restaurant, providing great view over Zahle and its surroundings.
Next, with a satisfied belly, you will continue your day exploring the old souqs, palaces, mosques and baths of Anjar’s impressive early 8th century Umayyad site, built by Lebanon’s first Arab dynasty and used to serve as an inland trading center.
per adult from
8 to 10 hours
Hotel pickup available
What's included :
- Lunch - Lebanese Lunch at a Local Restaurant
- Coffee and/or Tea
- All Fees and Taxes
- Private transportation
- Air-conditioned vehicle
- Entry/Admission - Anjar Citadel
- Entry/Admission - Chateau Ksara
- Entry/Admission - Roman Quarry
- Entry/Admission - Baalbek Roman Ruins
- Entry/Admission - Palmyra Hotel
What's excluded :
- This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Anjar Citadel, Anjar Lebanon
Learn about the city of Anjar was founded by Caliph Walid I at the beginning of the 8th century. The ruins reveal a very regular layout, reminiscent of the palace-cities of ancient times, and are a unique testimony to city planning under the Umayyads.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Chateau Ksara, Ksara, Zahle Lebanon
Founded in 1857, Château Ksara is one of Lebanon’s oldest wineries and an ever-popular stop on Bekaa Valley tours. Situated at around 3,280 feet (1,000 meters) above sea level, the estate has vineyards across Lebanon. Star of the show at the winery, besides the wines themselves, are the historic 1.5-mile (2-kilometer) cave cellars.
Château Ksara visits generally begin with a short tour of the winery, progress into the Roman-era caves that hold wines from as far back as 1918, and finish with a tasting. Prices vary depending on the caliber and quantity of wines you taste.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Roman Quarry, baalbek district, near، Lebanon
Visit and learn about The Stone of the Pregnant Woman (Arabic: Hajar el Hibla) or Stone of the South is a Roman monolith in Baalbek (ancient Heliopolis), Lebanon. Together with another ancient stone block nearby, it is among the largest monoliths ever quarried.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Baalbek Roman Ruins, Baalbeck Lebanon
Baalbeck, Lebanon's greatest Roman treasure, can be counted among the wonders of the ancient world.
As early as 9000 BC, Baalbek was a place for worship and became a cornerstone of ancient civilizations. Located in modern day Lebanon, the ruins stand tall as an archaeological wonder with towering monuments and impressive columns.
As significant holy grounds, Baalbek was a center for Mesopotamian, Roman, Christian and Islamic worship as each group introduced their own heritage to this sacred monument.
Duration: 2 hours
Stop At: Palmyra Hotel, Baalbek, Lebanon
Since it was built in 1874, the Hotel Palmyra has never been closed, not for one day, with windows overlooking the ancient Roman temple ruins of Heliopolis.
Duration: 30 minutes
Departure Point :1: Hamra Urban Gardens, Abdul Baki st, Bayrut, Lebanon
2: Saifi Urban Gardens, Pasteur, Bayrut, Lebanon
Traveler pickup is offeredAirports
- Beirut Intl Airport, Beirut Lebanon
Departure Time :8:00 AM
Return Detail :Returns to original departure point
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Infants must sit on laps
- Most travelers can participate
- This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.