GUIDED TOURS TO LEBANON
Young Pioneer Tours are now offering fully guided Lebanon tours for 2023 and 2025.
YPT offer many varied tours into the middle-east and this includes Lebanon! A very interesting country that has recovered from Civil wars, Israeli occupation, as well as almost total destruction. Lebanon is a must for history lovers, food lovers, as well as of course dark tourists.
LEBANON– GROUP TOURS TO LEBANON
We run a number of group tours to Lebanon throughout the year, as well as bespoke Lebanon tours that can be arranged according to your schedule and availability. Most of our group tours begin and finish in Lebanon’s vibrant capital city of Beirut.
All of our group tours to Lebanon are accompanied by an expert YPT guide, with us also using the best guides in the country. You will notice our tours are extremely unique with our itineraries differing greatly from other companies, this is because no one knows Lebanese tourism like us.
We are currently offering the following Lebanon tours for 2024 and 2025, but keep watching this page as we are always looking to add more tours.
Ultimate Lebanon Tour – 11th – September 15th 2024- $845
our final tour of the year! This trip starts in the capital city Beirut, leading into the party capital and coastal city of Jounieh, lovely beach vibes and an amazing sunset too!, this tour covers a lot of the Lebanon land from Baalbek, Anjar, Jeita and many more – ending back in Beirut for the end of the tour. It can be combined with our Syria September tour if you are feeling especially adventurous!
Lebanon Spring Tour– February 18th – February 22nd 2024- $895
Our first Lebanon tour of 2024! Again taking you to all the major sites and the opportunity to really explore deeply into the country. This Lebanon tour links up with the Syria Spring Tour
Lebanon Revolutionary Tour – April 28th – May 2nd 2024- $895
This tour has a focus on the politics of Lebanon, it has been through civil wars, occupation of Israel and intense domestic problems that still affect Lebanese citizens. This links with our Syria Revolutionary Tour with which it can be combined.
The visa process is incredibly simple – passport holders of 81 countries are eligible for a visa on arrival- simply turn up at the airport and get your 1 month visa, click here for the full list of eligible countries
INDEPENDENT TOURS TO LEBANON
In case our group tour dates do not fit your schedule, you would like to travel alone, or you would like a bespoke Lebanon itinerary then Young Pioneer Tours can help arrange the perfect Lebanon tour.
Prices depend on the number of people and what level of accommodation you require, but YPT can arrange everything you require for an independent tour to Lebanon it would be recommended to start your Independent Lebanon tours in Beirut and then travel from there.
Independent Lebanon Tour examples
We do not list all of our bespoke Lebanon itineraries, but can offer some examples, such as the following;
Explore Lebanon Independent Tour – Our standard independent tour to Lebanon that takes you to all of the main sites of Lebanon This tour can be extended or shortened in accordance to your needs.
Cultural Lebanon Tours – While all of our tours to Lebanon have a cultural element we can also plan things around certain elements of particular interest, be it religion, or anthropology for example.
Coastal tours – if beaches and the sea are your thing, we can arrange an itinerary that goes along the west coast of Lebanon, and the option of visiting the beach resort “Edde Sands” Cocktail on the beach anyone?
Ruins tour – Having been a site of civil unrest and a massive amount of history that stretches to over a thousand years, historical ruin sites are aplenty, we can arrange for a private tour with a focus on the history and lots of time to explore the ruins and take plenty of pictures!
Wine Tours to Lebanon – There are many wine vineyards in Lebanon that are a great addition to your private tour, explore areas such as Chateau Rayak, Chateau Ksara and Chateau Kefraya Hiking tours – Lebanon is home to many mountains and amazing waterfalls, whether your a beginner or experienced hiker, if climbing mountains and looking at amazing views and waterfalls is your thing, we can find something for you! Please note this is time dependent and only usually possible around April to December
Lebanon Tours for journalists – YPT can help arrange travel to Lebanon for journalists, as well as film makers through our partner company Pioneer Media. This includes meetings with the various political factions within the country.
LEBANON AND SYRIA
Our tours to Lebanon can be perfectly combined with our Syria Tours, or done as standalone, this is for both group tours to Lebanon as well as for independent travel.
LEBANON TOURS FAQ
Below are questions that we are frequently asked about travel to Lebanon. We feel that we answered pretty much everything you might need to know before you go to Lebanon but please feel free to get in touch about your Lebanon tour, or to ask any additional questions.
The situation though is an ever-fluid one and as such we will change and alter the itinerary if we feel there is any risk involved to travel to certain areas.
Winter time can be a good option if you prefer it to be cooler, expect heavier rainfall, though this is only in short bursts. Ski season also starts around this time with a wide selection of quality ski resorts. We run tours throughout the year, with more constantly being added, so you can visit Lebanon with Young Pioneer Tours throughout all seasons.
You may bring EUR, GBP or USD into Lebanon and exchange them at cash exchange kiosks which are found all over Beirut city.
Lebanon though is not North Korea and not only can you ask your guides, or people about politics, but you can also expect very candid answers, and not necessarily what you might expect them to say. Remember this is your chance to hear the other side of the argument.