Beiteddine, Deir el Qamar Tour – half day

Take a break from the bustling city on a half-day small group tour to the countryside of Lebanon. Admire the panoramic landscapes on the road from Beirut reaching the mount-Lebanon. Wander the streets of Deir el Qamar village, also known as the convent of the moon, then explore the architecture of a well-designed old palace in Beiteddine, build in 19th century.

  • Visit Al Chouf Mountain and enjoy the countryside of Lebanon
  • Discover a well-designed old palace built by Emirs in the 29th century in Beiteddine village
  • Explore Deir el Qamar village, with its red roof old Lebanese houses, alleys, a 19th-century fountain a mosque and a church located in the Midane of the village.

Tour Details:

Availability: Tuesday, Friday
Price: $75 per person
Duration: 5 hours
Pick-up Time: 11:00am

What’s Included?
✓ Hotel Pick Up & Drop Off
✓ English Speaking Guide / Driver
✓ Lunch at a local restaurant
✓ All Entrance fees
✓ Air-conditioned vehicle

What’s Excluded?
X Gratuities
X Personal Expenses

beiteddine palace from inside


Beiteddine is a Lebanese village located in the Chouf mountain of Lebanon. This village is famous for a palace built by Emir Chahab II in 19th Century.

This palace is characterized by its Italian architecture, where you cannot find two doors alike. In this big palace, you can discover more about the life of the old Lebanese Emirs, and explore what each room of the palace was used for (The Salamlik, the Haramlik…)

fakhreddine mosque deir el qamar

Deir el Qamar

Deir el Qamar, “The convent of the moon”, is a peaceful village located in the Chouf mountain of Lebanon.


Characterized by its old houses, stone alleys and roads, and beautiful landscapes, this village was home of many religions, the reason why we can find a mosque, a synagogue and a church in the village’s midane.