Guided Small-Group Tour to Baalbek, Anjar and Ksara with Lunch
Enjoy personalized attention from your guide and an intimate atmosphere on this small-group tour of Baalbek, Anjar, and Ksara. Travel from Beirut in a comfortable minivan or coach and cover all the highlights of the three destinations and enjoy having time to ask questions as you travel.
Lunch is included in this small-group tour as well as hotel pick up and drop off from your hotel in Beirut.Itinerary
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Baalbek, is home to the Baalbek temple complex which includes two of the largest and grandest Roman temple ruins: the Temple of Bacchus and the Temple of Jupiter. It was inscribed in 1984 as an UNESCO World Heritage site.
This Phoenician city, where a triad of deities was worshipped, was known as Heliopolis during the Hellenistic period. It retained its religious function during Roman times, when the sanctuary of the Heliopolitan Jupiter attracted thousands of pilgrims. Baalbek, with its colossal structures, is one of the finest examples of Imperial Roman architecture at its apogee.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At:
Temples of Baalbek, Baalbeck Lebanon
The complex of temples at Baalbek is located at the foot of the southwest slope of Anti-Lebanon, bordering the fertile plain of the Bekaa at an altitude of 1150 m. The city of Baalbek reached its apogee during Roman times. Its colossal constructions built over a period of more than two centuries, make it one of the most famous sanctuaries of the Roman world and a model of Imperial Roman architecture. Pilgrims thronged to the sanctuary to venerate the three deities, known under the name of the Romanized Triad of Heliopolis, an essentially Phoenician cult (Jupiter, Venus, and Bacchus).
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutesPass By:
Sayyida Khawla Shrine, Baalbeck Lebanon
The Mosque of sayeda Khawla in Baalbek, Lebanon is erected on the site where Sayyida Khawla, the daughter of Imam al-Hussein, the grandson of the Prophet Muhammad, is believed to have been buried. People of Baalbek believe that when the caravan of captives of Karbala passed Baalbek, The daughter of Imam al-Hussein, called Khawla passed away and was buried there.Stop At:
Anjar, Anjar, Bekaa Governorate
The city of Anjar was founded by Caliph Walid I at the beginning of the 8th century. The ruins reveal a very regular layout, reminiscent of the palace cities of ancient times, and are a unique testimony to city planning under the Umayyads.
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Umayyad Ruins of Aanjar, Anjar Lebanon
The Umayyad Ruins of Aanjar bears outstanding witness to the Umayyad civilization and a good example of an inland commercial centre, at the crossroads of two important routes: one leading from Beirut to Damascus and the other crossing the Bekaa and leading from Homs to Tiberiade. The site of this ancient city was only discovered by archaeologists at the end of the 1940s.
The ruins of Anjar include the walls of the Umayyad palace, harems, a mosque, the great palace of the Caliph, thermal baths, and many pillars which include some elements of the Roman architectural style.
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Chateau Ksara, Ksara, Zahle Lebanon
Château Ksara is a wine company in The Beqaa Valley Lebanon. Founded in 1857 by Jesuit priests. Château Ksara developed the first dry wine in Lebanon. Château Ksara produces approximately 3 million bottles annually. Its wines are exported to over 40 countries.
Duration: 1 hour
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
Duration: 9 Hours
Traveler pickup is offered
we pick up travelers from any destination in Beirut
Cancellations and refunds:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.