Private Tour – Beiteddine, Deir el Qamar & Chouf Cedars
Experience Lebanon’s countryside atmosphere on this private day trip that offer you the chance to visit two Lebanese villages of the Chouf mountain. Visit Beiteddine palace, and admire the architecture of this well-designed palace built by Emir Bechir Chehab II in 19th century. Stroll the old streets and sightsee the old stone red tiles roof houses, as well as a mosque, a church and a synagogue in the Midan of Deir el Qamar village. Last but not least, walk through the majestic cedar trees in the Chouf Cedar trees nature reserve.
- Visit Al Chouf Mountain and enjoy a short hike in the Cedars natural reserve
- Discover a well-designed old palace built by Emirs in 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.
Availability: Sun, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
Duration: 8 hours
Pick-up Time: 8:30am – 11:00am
✓ Hotel Pick Up & Drop Off
✓ Comfortable Private Transportation
✓ Air-conditioned vehicle
✓ English Speaking Guide / Driver
✓ All Entrance fees and taxes
X Personal Expenses
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…)
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.
Chouf Cedar Reserve
In chouf mountains, you can also find a natural reserve Lebanon cedar tree. The Cedar tree is the symbol of pride of Lebanon, standing in the middle of its flag.
Many civilizations like Phoenicians, Egyptians, Romans and Turks used the cedar trees for their trade, making paper and building their ships. The Cedars are also mentioned in the Bible, holding significant religious importance.