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Cedars, Becharreh and Kozhaya

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 1 day(s)
Group Size: 1 - 20 people
Destination(s): Lebanon  
Specialty Categories: Sightseeing  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 65 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 65 US Dollar (USD)

The tour starts with the forest of Cedars followed by the visit of the Gebran Museum the international poet of Lebanese origin. Lunch and ends with visit the convent of St Anthony of Kozhaya, one of the numerous convents of the Holy Valley.

Cedars: The most venerable representatives of the Cedars of Lebanon, which once covered the country's mountains, are in the Besharre region in the North of Lebanon. Hundreds of trees stand on slopes 2,000 meters high in the shadow of the 3,088 meter peak of Qornet es- Sawda.From Lebanon's cedar
forests, Solomon got the timber to build his temple and palace, while the Egyptians Pharaohs used the wood carve their sarcophagi and 'sunships'.

Besharreh: In the north, the picturesque gateway to the Cedars of Lebanon, is the birthplace of the famous Lebanese poet Gibran Khalil Gibran. Here one may visit the Gibran Museum and the many ancient churches and monastries.

Kozhaya: is part of the Holy valley where Maronites used to during the Ottaman's period. Monastry of St. Antoine of Kozhaya is one of the numerous monasteries built in this valley. It is built partly inside in the mountain and party outside it. It is surrounded by a very beautiful panorama of forest and valley.

Availability of This Tour:
Wednesdays, Fridays, & Sundays

Pick-ups and drop-offs:
• All tours depart from our office on Sami El Solh Avenue (Badaro/Museum area).
Pick-ups and drop-offs from/to all hotels in Beirut are free of charge. Guests
are requested to be ready at the reception desk of their hotel 45 minutes before
the departure time of the tours.As drivers are instructed not to wait, guests
who miss their pick up will have to take a taxi on their own.
For Jounieh, the pick-ups and drop-offs are charged $10 per person per tour
except for the tour of Baalbeck, Cedars and Kozhaya.
Transfer from our Beirut office to Jounieh is done once all tours are back.
General conditions:
• All rates include transportation in deluxe motor coaches or vans, services of
professional guides, VAT and entrance fees. Lunches are included in all full day
tours. They are served in selected Lebanese restaurants with one small glass
of arak.
• Children up to 4 years are free of charge but have no seat.
• Children between 4 and 12 years get $15 discount on all full day tours. No discount
for the half day tours and for the tour of Tripoli.
• Payments by credit card are subject to $1.- supplement per person per tour.
• All prices and programs are subject to change without prior notice.

Departure and pick-up times of our tour:
Pick up from Beirut Hotels: Between 07:45 and 08:00
Pick up from Jounieh Hotels: Between 07:00 and 07:15
Departure of tour: 08:30

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Supplier Information
Location: Lebanon
Joined InfoHub: Mar 2010
Client Request Served: 35

Established in 1959, M20088 is one of the oldest Lebanese travel agencies and among the most specialized ones in the tourism and travel industry. Its staff is composed of 85 experienced persons in tourism, ticketing, transport, assistance and all related travel and tourism services. Our continuous creativity coupled...

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