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Activities in Beirut

Private Tour of Beirut

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US$ 320
Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the service starts
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Discover the most emblematic places in the Lebanese capital with an exclusive guide just for you and your group. The best way to explore the splendour of Beirut, one of the oldest cities in the world!

Discover the most emblematic places in the Lebanese capital with an exclusive guide just for you and your group. The best way to explore the splendour of Beirut, one of the oldest cities in the world!

Why book a private tour?

When you reserve a private tour, you benefit from personalised service and the opportunity to tailor your itinerary to your interests. You'll enjoy fascinating explanations of Beirut's history and fun facts about the city from an exclusive English-speaking guide just for you and your group.

Beirut Private Tour Itinerary

On the day of your tour, your guide will pick you up from your hotel in Beirut at around 9 am to begin your adventure around the Lebanese capital. Ready to see the city's most emblematic sights?

We'll begin by delving deep into Centre Ville, Beirut's Central District, where we'll see Martyrs' Square and the Blue Mosque, or Mohammad Al-Amin Mosque, which has become one of the symbols of the city. Despite being a contemporary building, only having opened in 2008, the mosque is built according to typical Ottoman architectural styles and is reminiscent of Istanbul's Blue Mosque.

During the private tour, we'll discover the significant Christian influence in the Lebanese capital. The contrasting cultures of Beirut can be heard as well as seen in the ringing of the church bells calling the city's Christian population to mass. Discover the Maronite Cathedral of Saint George, a Neo-Classical style building inspired by the Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore in Rome.

Continuing on our guided route around Beirut, we'll find Nejme Square, also called Place de l'Étoile; the ancient Roman Baths; the Garden of Forgiveness; and the iconic Hamidiyi Clocktower. As we explore these important historic sites, our guide will explain their significance to Beirut and Lebanon as a whole.

Later, if you'd like, we can visit the National Museum of Beirut, home to an incredible collection of archaeological artefacts from the region that is now Lebanon, which date from Prehistory through to the Ottoman Empire. Amongst the exhibitions, you'll be able to admire the famous gilded bronze Votive statuettes, found in the Obelisk Temple at Byblos, and dating back to the 19th or 18th century BCE!

For the finishing touch on our private guided tour of Beirut, we'll go to the Deir al-Qamar, or the "Monastery of the Moon". Located to the southeast of the Lebanese capital, this village is home to impressive historic sites including the Moussa Castle and the Beiteddine Palace. After an unforgettable tour, we'll return to Beirut for 5 pm.

Personalise your tour!

As this is a private tour, you have the freedom to choose where to start and end your activity. Your guide can pick you up and drop you off from your hotel in Beirut or at a convenient meeting point in the city centre - you decide!

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Price

This is a private tour organized for you and your partner, friends or family.

Private English language tour
Up to 4 people Up to 6 people Up to 10 people Up to 12 people Up to 16 people
US$ 320
US$ 400
US$ 480
US$ 580
US$ 780

Private English language tour

  • Up to 4 people

    US$ 320
  • Up to 6 people

    US$ 400
  • Up to 10 people

    US$ 480
  • Up to 12 people

    US$ 580
  • Up to 16 people

    US$ 780

More Information

Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19.

Duration

8 hours.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English.

Included

English speaking guide.

Private and exclusive tour, there will be no one else in the group.

Transport by private vehicle.

Pick up and drop off at your hotel or preferred meeting point in Beirut.

Not included

Entrance to monuments and museums.

Food.

When to book?

You can book up until 18 hours before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.

Sustainability

All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code.

No printing of documentation required.

Pet-friendly?

Not permitted.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

Per group from
US$ 320
Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the service starts

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.