Half-Day Private Tour to Jeita Grotto and Byblos
Explore Jeita grotto on this half-day trip from Beirut. Afterwards, discover Byblos' top attractions, the souk, the harbor, the archeological site and more. Enjoy free time in Byblos before going back to Beirut.
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Hotel pickup available
What's included :
- Air-conditioned vehicle
- English Speaking Driver
- Hotel Pick up & Drop off
- Private transportation
What's excluded :
- Entrance fees
- Entry/Admission - Jeita Grotto
- Entry/Admission - Byblos Castle
- 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 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: 30 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: 10 minutes
Departure Point :Traveler pickup is offered
Departure Time :Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 6/4/2019 - 10/23/2021
Tuesday - Sunday: 08:00 AM - 11:00 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
- Face masks required for guides in public areas
- Face masks provided for travelers
- 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.