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Beit ed-Dine and Deir Al-Qamar Half-day Trip from Beirut

  • When does it run?

    Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday

  • Start time

    9:00 a.m. 

  • Duration

    Approximately 4 hours 

Inclusions
  • Beit ed-Dine and Deir al-Qamar Half-day Trip from Beirut
  • A 4-hour, guided trip focusing on historical sites in Beit ed-Dine and Deir al-Qamar
  • Entrance fees
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Live guide and commentary
COVID-19 Safety guidelines
Guests
  • Adult (12+)
  • Child (3-11)
  • Infant (0-2)

Key Highlights

  • Explore two of Lebanon’s most fascinating towns during your Beirut trip!
  • Wander through Beit ed-Dine and check out the famed 18th-century palace!
  • View spectacular mosaics, luxurious Turkish baths, and a number of harem suites!
  • Meander along the medieval roads of Deir al-Qamar, or “Monastery of the Moon”!
  • Visit the Fahkreddine Palace, Our Lady of the Hill Church, Deir al-Qamar Souk, and more!
  • Meet your friendly and informative guide!

Overview

Discover some of Lebanon’s most ancient religious sites during a Beit ed-Dine and Deir al-Qamar Half-day Trip from Beirut!

With your Beit ed-Dine and Deir al-Qamar Half-day Trip from Beirut tickets, you’ll explore palaces and various houses of God dating back to the Eastern Roman Empire! Start out at Beit ed-Dine and wander around the opulent Beiteddine Palace. Encounter lavish Turkish baths, brilliantly colored mosaics, intriguing harem suites, and over-the-top decorations. Experiencing what life might be like in a palace from the 1800’s is one of the most popular things to do in Beirut!

After a short ride to Deir al-Qamar, you’ll hop out of our comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle and find out why this medieval town is called the “Monastery of the Moon”! Several centuries-old religious sites rest within Deir al-Qamar, including the 15th-century Our Lady of the Hill Church, which was constructed on top of a Roman Temple of the Moon and Venus. Then, stop by Fakhreddine Palace, the Fakhreddine Mosque, Deir al-Qamar Souk, and other Lebanon attractions. If you’re a student of history, then taking this tour is what to do in Beirut!

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday

  • Duration

    Approximately 4 hours 

  • Start time

    9:00 a.m. 

  • Meeting Point

    Great news!  You'll be picked up from your hotel in Beirut. 

  • Ending Point

    Same arrangement as Meeting Point 

Inclusions & Exclusions

  • Beit ed-Dine and Deir al-Qamar Half-day Trip from Beirut
  • A 4-hour, guided trip focusing on historical sites in Beit ed-Dine and Deir al-Qamar
  • Entrance fees
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Live guide and commentary

Please note

The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details. They’re a nice bunch and will happily answer any logistical questions you may have. Please give them a call at least 24 hours before your organized activity to reconfirm.

Sorry, but we will need you to print a paper version of your booking voucher. We're working on changing this; but, at this time, no refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

All our prices are per person, unless otherwise specified. All taxes are included.

Our dispatch is done daily. And, depending on the route and pick-up points, our operation department will pick you up from your hotel between 55 and 15 minutes before your scheduled tour.

The vehicle will arrive anytime between 55 and 15 minutes before your scheduled tour, unless there have been some unavoidable circumstances, such as traffic conditions, mishap, or in case of any other delay.

So there is no last minute rush, please be ready 20 minutes before your departure time. The vehicle will wait a maximum of 10 minutes for a guest before proceeding on to the next pick-up location.

We advise you to give us the local contact, email, or mobile number of the proprietor where you are staying. The duty of our customer service is to reconfirm and receive accurate information of your location.

Children below 4 years of age are their parents’ responsibility during the excursion.

Smoking is prohibited in all our vehicles.

Before photographing any local residents, kindly ask their permission.

Photographing local ladies is prohibited.

Schedules are likely to change during the Holy Month of Ramadan. Please contact our representative for updates.

Ladies visiting mosques and churches need to cover their head with a scarf. They should fully cover their bodies and cannot wear shorts, beachwear, or sleeveless outfits inside these holy places.

Men visiting the mosques are required to wear long trousers.

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