Day 1 - Beirut
 
Our airport representative will be on hand to meet and welcome you.
Drive to the hotel.
Hotel check-in and a briefing on our Culinary Trip: Lebanese Cuisine.
 
Day 2 - The Lebanese Messe
 
Today, we will start our Culinary Trip, with our first coking experience, with the Lebanese Messe.
Transfer to Joumana’s home, where she will be teaching you how to prepare Houmous, Moutabal, Tabboule & Fatoush.
Lunch at Joumana’s.
Afternoon discovery of the Down Town of Beirut: museums, place de l’etoile, major churches and roman bath.
Overnight in Beirut
 
Day 3 - Armenian Food
 
Lebanon is known for its big Armenian community, for this reason we will have this opportunity to visit Valentine at her house where she will teach us how to prepare the Mante.
 Finished and consumed, after the coffe, we will hit the road to visit Broumana, and its famous Deir el Qalaa’s archeological site and convent.
Overnight in Beirut
 
Day 4 - Lebanese Wine
 
Proceed for our visit to the amazing Roman ruins of Baalbek.
Located in the Bekaa valley, Baalbeck makes up one of the largest and best-preserved corpus of Roman architecture ever found. In the Jupiter Temple, six of the fifty-four giant columns that originally surrounded the sanctuary still survive.
On our way we will pass by the Ksara cellars.
Built during the Roman period and covered by sand for centuries, these Cellars were found by Jesuits by mistake in 1898 (they were hunting down a fox that was eating their chickens). Ksara is now home of to a world famous winery.
Lunch is served at the winery.
After lunch, we take back the road south, to Kefraya, where we will visit another famous winery.
After finishing, we proceed back to Beirut
 
Day 5 - Byblos & Lebanese Sweets
 
Morning – Breakfast and proceed to visit Byblos.
According to Phoenician tradition the city was founded by the god El, making Byblos one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world. It was in Byblos where the first linear alphabet, ancestor of all modern alphabets was invented. The sarcophagus of Byblos’ king Ahiram, now in the national museum, bears the oldest knows Phoenician inscription. Byblos was also the centre of the Adonis cult, the god of vegetation who dies in the winter and is renewed each spring.
Lunch on your own.
In the afternoon, we go back to Joumana’s place, where we will learn how to prepare some Lebanese sweets.
Overnight in Beirut
 
Day 6 - Goodbyes
 
morning hotel check out
HAVE A NICE AND SAFE FLIGHT HOME!
 
1450$ per person in a single room or 1200$  per person in a double room.
$200 nonrefundable deposit required, remaining balance collected 40 days prior to departure. The following amounts should be wired either via Western union, money Gram or a Bank transfer.
fill the
Registration form and send it to us to be able to handle your booking.
G.C.C. and citizens of Jordan: The Gulf Cooperation Council Countries and the citizens of Jordan country who are holding Jordanian passports who are coming for the purpose of tourism, are granted a free entry visa for 3 months at the airport.
Foreign countries: A free one month valid visa, renewable till 3 months, is granted to the citizens of these countries who are coming for tourism: Andorra, Antigua and Barbuda - Argentina, Armenia , Australia,  Austria, Azerbaijan, The Bahamas,  Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize,  Bhutan, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada,  Chile, China Rep,  Czech Republic,  Costa Rica,  Croatia, Cyprus,  Denmark, Estonia ,  Finland, France,  Great Britain,  Georgia,  Germany,  Greece, Hong Kong,  Hungary,  Iceland, Ireland,  Italy,  Japan,  Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia,  Lithuania, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Macau (S A R) , Malaysia,  Malta, Mexico, Moldova, Monaco,  Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway,  Palau, Panama, Peru, Poland,  Portugal, Russia, Romania, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Samoa, San Marino,  Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia,  South Korea, Spain, Sweden,  Switzerland, Tajikistan, Turkey,  Trinidad, Tobacco, Turkmenistan, USA, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Yugoslavia.
Other nationals should contact the consulate at the Lebanese Embassy for details about how to obtain their visa at least one month prior to arrival.

Cost: For those coming for tourism, a free visa is granted for one month, renewable for up to three months.

Restricted Entry: The Government of Lebanon refuses entry to holders of Israeli passports, holders of passports containing a visa for Israel, valid or expired, used or unused and passports with entry stamps to Israel.

Passports: Passports valid for 6 months are required by all.
To remain on the safe side and irrespective of your nationality, we highly recommend you check with your local Lebanese Consulate or Embassy prior to boarding the plane. Please do so as soon as you decide to come in order to have enough time to prepare and submit all requested documents.
 
Travel insurance is mandatory for those interested in taking part in our Tour to Istanbul. make sure to purchase a valid insurance that would cover Lebanon.