Full-Day Private Tour to Jeita Grotto, Harissa and Baatara Waterfall

This private tour begins from Beirut towards the superb work of Mother Nature, Jeita Grotto. It’s unimaginable how nature has sculpted such a masterpiece! At every step an astonishing limestone formation will surprise you!
Head next for visiting the shrine of our lady of Lebanon, in Harissa and enjoy the amazing view through experiencing the cable car ride.
Final point of the day is a great wonder of our beloved Mother Earth and a unique view, a spectacular sinkhole located in Tannourine, called Baatara Gorge Waterfall.

per adult from

$109

NZD

Duration

8 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Private transportation
    • Hotel Pick up & Drop off
    • English Speaking Driver
    What's excluded :
    • Meals
    • Entrance fees to the sites
    • Personal Expenses
    • Entry/Admission - Jeita Grotto
    • Entry/Admission - Téléferique Harissa
    • Entry/Admission - Baatara Gorge Waterfall
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    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 meters above sea level and has a height difference of 305 meters.
    The Jeita upper cave has an overall length of 2,130 meters 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 meters, is located 60 meters below the upper gallery. It is traversed by a smooth underwater river and a lake.

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: The Shrine of Our Lady of Lebanon, Keserwan, Harissa Lebanon

    The shrine of our Lady of Lebanon is one of the most important shrines in the world honoring the Virgin Mary and located in Harissa, a key Christian pilgrimage site in Lebanon.
    The shrine is highlighted by a huge, 15-ton bronze statue of the Immaculate Conception, Mother of God. It is 8.5 m high and has a diameter of five meters. The Virgin Mary stretches her hands towards Beirut overlooking the Bay of Jounieh in one of the most attractive panoramic views in the world.


    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Churches of Harissa, Harissa, Jounieh Lebanon

    Harissa is a key Christian pilgrimage site with a shrine dedicated to Our Lady of Lebanon
    The pilgrimage site is a large, 15-ton bronze and a painted white statue of Virgin Mary, known as Our Lady of Lebanon or Notre Dame du Liban, with her arms, stretched. The statue was made at the end of the 19th century and inaugurated in 1908. Inside the statue's base, there is a small chapel.
    As well, A huge cathedral built of concrete and glass stands adjacent to the statue.
    Among other churches of various Christian denominations in the vicinity of Harissa are the Byzantine-style, Melkite Greek Catholic basilica of St. Paul, located south of the statue and built between 1948 and 1998, the Apostolic Nunciature (Papal Embassy), as well as the residences of four patriarchs of Eastern Catholic Churches

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Téléferique Harissa, Kesrouane, Lebanon

    The Telepherique is one of the oldest and most visited tourist attractions in Lebanon
    It is a gondola lift system located in Jounieh, a city in Lebanon, 16 km north of Beirut that transports passengers above the pine-forested steep mountain, to an altitude of 650 meters, arriving at Our Lady of Lebanon shrine in Harissa offering breathtaking views of the bay of Jounieh and the surrounding city.


    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Baatara Gorge Waterfall, Tannourine Lebanon

    Baatara Gorge Waterfall, or as it’s also known Balou’ Bala’a, is an extraordinary sight located in Tannourine, north Lebanon. It was discovered by Henri Coiffait in 1952 and was fully mapped out in the 1980s, at which point it was known as the Cave of Three Bridges.
    To get to the site, you will need to walk 300 meters into Tannourine, this place is definitely worth the hike. The Gorge has 3 natural bridges connecting it from side to side and offering an easy walk through for the adventurous tourist. In the spring, the water falls an impressive 255 meters into a natural sinkhole.

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Departure Time :
    Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 6/3/2020 - 11/4/2021
    Tuesday - Sunday:08:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • 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.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

9

Organised by Lebanon Tours

Activity ID: V-186409P15

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