Dreamy Lebanon adventure with exciting excursions

Beirut, Jeita, Harissa, Tripoli, Bylbos & more

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Bylbos

Beirut

Beirut

Lebanese Church

Pigeon Rocks

Roman Baths, Beirut

Saint George Greek Orthodox Cathedral, Beirut

Beirut

Deluxe Double room

Bylbos

Bylbos

Bylbos

Bylbos

Old Town, Bylbos

Discover Lebanon on a whistle-stop tour of the ‘Pearl of the Middle East’

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Up to -39% hotel website price ?
Six nights in a Deluxe Double room at Caramel Boutique Hotel, Beirut, on a full-board basis (six breakfasts, five lunches and six dinners).

Please note that if the advertised hotel is unavailable for your selected dates, it will be swapped with one of a similar standard. Please visit our supplier Exoticca's website for more information.

This offer also includes a range of tours and excursions with an English-speaking guide, as per the itinerary:

- A half-day guided tour of Beirut
- Visit the National Museum in Beirut
- An excursion to Baalbeck
- Visit the temple complex including Jupiter’s Temple, Bacchus Temple and the Temple of Venus
- A wine tasting session in Ksara
- Visit the Umayyad-period town
- Visit the caravanserai in Tyr

- The Grottoes of Jeita in Beirut

- A visit to St. Gilles Crusader Castle in Tripoli

Travel insurance can purchased for additional costs. These can be arranged directly with our supplier, Exoticca, after booking and must be selected before final payment. Please note your final payment is due 60 days before your departure. More information can be found on our supplier's own website.

Please note if your return flight departs early in the morning, breakfast may not be included.

Return flights are included from your selected departure airport to Beirut, Lebanon. One piece of hand luggage allowance per person is included, as per the airline terms and conditions.

Shared air-conditioned transfers are included.

Please note that at the time of booking, your name must be filled out exactly as per your passport (including any middle names). This is in order to accurately book flights and for any required visa invitation letters.

The total amount of nights in the confirmation email may differ from the duration that appears on the website, as it includes accommodation nights and nights spent travelling.

Please be aware that our supplier, Exoticca, will require a copy of the valid passports in order to process the reservation.

The discount:

We advertise this offer at up to 43% off. We calculate this discount percentage based on the rates we offer compared to the supplier's online rate. An example of our top discount is:

On 23/10/2019, leaving from London Heathrow, two people may book this holiday (inclusions as noted above) and will pay £999 per person, per stay, compared to the supplier's online rate of £1,749 per person, per stay. Based on this calculation, by booking with Secret Escapes, you will save 43%.

The discounts, price and availability stated above were checked on 25/07/2019.

The offer is 100% non-refundable and date changes are not possible once the booking has been made.

This holiday is supplied by Exoticca and is ATOL protected (11248).

A week-long adventure through fascinating Lebanon, with spells in the capital Beirut, visits to Roman and Phonecian ruins and a trip underground into the Jeita Grotto – includes all travel, excursions and full board

Day 1: UK – Beirut

Hop aboard your flight from the UK and land into Beirut. Lapped by the deep blue waters of the Mediterranean Sea, It’s a glamorous, fast-paced place with friendly people, a thriving bar and restaurant scene and an energetic vibe. Check in to the Caramel Boutique Hotel and get settled in, then opt to head out and explore some of the city’s celebrated nightlife. (Meals: dinner)

Day 2: Beirut – Beitedinne – Beiruit

After a morning briefing, head out on a half-day guided tour of the city. Billed as the ‘Bride of the Middle East’, it’s bursting with cultural delights; discover the Corniche (seaside promenade), the iconic Pigeon’s Grotto rocks and the National Museum, which boasts a vast collection of ancient antiquities, dating all the way back to prehistoric times. Later on, set off towards the Chouf Mountains for a chance to explore the opulent Beitedinne Palace and the Deir al-Qamar (Monastery of the Moon). (Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner)

Day 3: Beirut – Baalbeck – Ksara – Anjar – Beirut

Today, enjoy an excursion to Baalbeck, considered Lebanon’s greatest treasure, famous for its detailed temple ruins dating all the way back to the Roman Empire. Post-lunch, continue to Ksara, one of the most celebrated wineries within the region. Enjoy a tipple or two with a wine-tasting session, then journey to Anjar, a UNESCO World Heritage Site founded at the beginning of the 8th century. (Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner)

Day 4: Beirut – Tyre – Beirut

After a hearty breakfast, discover the country’s Phoenician history and lounge on some of the country’s best beaches in Tyre, stopping along the way at Sidon to visit souks and the Sea Castle, constructed by the Crusaders in AD 1228. Enjoy lunch in Tyre, then continue to Echmoun, an ancient place of worship dedicated to Eshmun, the Phoenician god of healing. (Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner)

Day 5: Beirut – Jeita – Harissa – Beirut

Set off this morning to the mesmerising Jeita Grotto, a flooded and sprawling cave system that was once considered a finalist for the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. Enjoy a boat ride here through the lower cavern, then also enjoy a cable car throughout the area. Heading back into daylight, continue to Harissa and soak up the panoramic vistas from the Shrine for our Lady of Lebanon. Then, head back to the capital. (Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner)

Day 6: Beirut – Tripoli – Bylbos – Beirut

Set off for the north of the country today, arriving in Tripoli where you can explore the amazing St. Gilles Crusader Castle and the winding alleys of the old city, home to mosques and souks. Continue to Bylbos, considered the oldest harbour on Earth, and indulge in a tasty seafood lunch. (Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner)

Day 7: Beirut – UK

After breakfast, head to the airport and catch your flight back to UK where your trip comes to a close. (Meals: breakfast)

Good to know

Please note that at the time of booking, your name must be filled out exactly as per your passport (including any middle names). This is in order to accurately book flights and for any required visa invitation letters.

If your outbound flight leaves at dawn (before 4am) you must arrive at the airport the night before the selected departure day. If your return flight departs early in the morning, you may not be able to enjoy the included breakfast.
Caramel Boutique Hotel (six nights)

Smack-bang in the middle of the Hamra Street, Beirut’s so-called cultural heart, the Caramel Boutique Hotel puts you right in the heart of the action. Modern, colourful and trendy rooms come with 40-inch LCD TVs, RAIN showers and soundproof doors, and there is a lively bar-come-restaurant open until midnight on the ground floor serving up tasty food and icy-cool cocktails. There’s also a 24-hour reception and laundry service facilities.

Amenities: restaurant, bar, air conditioning, Wi-Fi, 24-hour reception, luggage storage, laundry facilities
Hamra Street, Beirut, Lebanon

Travel is included in this offer - see below for details.

Details

Return flights are included from Birmingham, Dublin, Edinburgh, Glasgow, London Gatwick, London Heathrow, Manchester and Newcastle to Beirut, Lebanon. Exoticca operates flights with all airlines, though the most common for this route include British Airways, Middle East Airlines Airliban and Turkish Airlines. Please note all airlines are subject to change.

Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email from the tour operator, Exoticca. This includes departure times, as well as flight numbers.

Please note that your outbound and inbound flight may be indirect and include a stopover. Your flights may also be overnight, so please bare this in mind when planning the time you'll be away for.

If you need any further information about flights before booking, please call Exoticca on 0203 695 9677 or contact via sales@exoticca.com.

Please check the luggage rules in the booking confirmation. More information can be found on the airline's website. Please note that the prices of the tour operator are daily adjusted according to the exchange rate and may vary from the stated price.

At the time of booking, Exoticca will book the best available airfare for the selected date.

Please note that at the time of booking, your name must be filled out exactly as per your passport (including any middle names). This is in order to accurately book flights and for any required visa invitation letters.

Within seven days of confirming your booking with us, you'll receive an email from our supplier, Exoticca, with your final booking confirmation detailing the exact flight times confirmed for your specific reservation.

The total amount of nights in the confirmation email may differ from the duration that appears on the website, as it includes accommodation nights and nights spent travelling.

Please be advised it is your responsibility to check any passport, visa, health and immigration requirements, including any countries you have a connection in. For flights via the US or Canada, you must apply for an ESTA or eTA visa before travel.

The Foreign & Commonwealth Office offer up-to-date travel advice by visiting www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice.

The flights inclusive offer shown on this page is ATOL Protected by the Civil Aviation Authority. Secret Escapes is acting as an agent for Exoticca with ATOL number 11248 and your contract is with that company. Exoticca booking conditions are available from http://www.exoticca.com

For comprehensive travel, visa and health advice, please visit FCO Travel Advice

We source flights from all major scheduled and low cost airlines to offer you a full choice of airlines, departure airports and flight times.

You can choose to add a flight to this hotel. Just select the dates you want to book your stay from the calendar and choose ‘Hotel + Flights’

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If you need any support booking this holiday, please contact 0207 887 2772 (Mon - Sun 8am to 8pm)

If you wish to make a flight only booking, or add a flight to an existing hotel booking with us, call our reservations team on 0343 227 0007 (Mon-Fri 9-6, Saturday 10-5, Sun closed)

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