Beirut is the capital and largest city of Lebanon. No recent population census has been conducted, but 2007 estimates ranged from slightly more than 1 million to 2.2 million as part of Greater Beirut
Arrivals to Baku airport, Hotel accommodation.
Breakfast at hotel and departure to visit the Jeita Grottoes a beautiful natural wonder, and best caverns in the Middle East. Transfer by cable car to the caverns, which consist of two parts, lower & upper galleries. The lower ones are visited by boat ride, while the upper caverns on foot. Enjoying the refreshingly cool temperature, the sound of rushing water, columns and sculptures that have been formed by water and time, supported by an effective lighting system, allowing to glimpse the uppermost roofs. Then continue to Harissa, climbing by cable car (closed on Monday’s) to the Holy statue of Notre Dame for a breathtaking view of Jounieh and Beirut. In the afternoon, proceed to Byblos, the oldest town in the world continuously inhabited for 5,000 years. Visit the city of Byblos: the Citadel, the St John Church and the old port. Return to hotel in Beirut and overnight
After breakfast, departure to visit the Capital of Lebanon: Beirut. Visit the Pigeons Rock, the Coastal Avenue, then the city center where you will find one of the largest reconstruction projects in the World and visit the National Museum (closed on Monday’s). Proceed to the the Beqaa Valley to reach the world’s greatest historical sites: visit Baalbeck and discover the ruins. Lebanon’s greatest Roman treasure, counted among the wonders of the ancient world. The site includes the temples of Jupiter, Bacchus & Venus, with the remarkable Great Court and the Hexagonal Forecourt. Continue to Ksara winery for a taste of the Lebanese production to visit the winery and the historical caves and taste the local wine. Ksara has preserved Lebanon’s rich wine making heritage for over 150 years, laying down the foundation for Lebanon’s modern wine making industry. Founded in 1857 by Jesuit Priests who produced the country’s first dry red wine. Return to hotel in Beirut and overnight.
Transfer to the Airport for flight back home