PACKAGE 3
LIVE LEBANON, LIVE ORIENTAL

This tour aims at regaining the Lebanese cultural values, habits and traditions. Cuisine, Language & Dance

HIGHLIGHTS

1- Learn Arabic: main words and main sentences that help anyone communicate with the basic Lebanese words when in Lebanon.
2- Learn the traditional Lebanese Dabke (for gentlemen and ladies)
3- Learn oriental dancing (for ladies) basic technique and main steps.
4- Learn how to prepare/cook famous Lebanese dishes: tabbouleh, hummus, falafel, fattouch, and others.
5- Attend a conference on main Lebanese celebrities in all fields.
6- Daily visits to touristic attractions in Lebanon

DURATION: 7 Days
STARTING PRICE: 870$/person

+ ITINERARY+ PLACES TO VISIT
Day 1:
1- Seminar on Lebanon for 1 hour (General knowledge on history, religion, culture)
2- Language course for 1 hour
3- Coffee Break
4- Cooking session for 2 hours
5- Visit Jeita Grotto
6- Dancing course

Day 2:
1- Seminar on Lebanon for 1 hour (General knowledge on history, religion, culture)
2- Language course for 1 hour
3- Coffee Break
4- Cooking session for 2 hours
5- Visit Beirut Downtown
6- Dancing course

Day 3:
1- Seminar on Lebanon for 1 hour (general knowledge on history, religion, culture)
2- Language course for 1 hour
3- Coffee Break
4- Cooking session for 2 hours
5- Visit Byblos/Jbeil
6- Dancing course

Day 4:
1- Seminar on Lebanon for 1hour (general knowledge on history, religion, culture)
2- Language course 1 hour
3- Coffee Break
4- Cooking session for 2 hours
5- Visit St. Maroun Monastery and St. Charbel in Annaya and continue the tour heading to Batroun
6- Dancing course

Day 5:
1- Seminar on Lebanon for 1 hour (General knowledge on history, religion, culture)
2- Language course for 1 hour
3- Coffee Break
4- Cooking session for 2 hours
5- Visit Our Lady of Lebanon in Harissa
6- Dancing course

Day 6:
1- Seminar on Lebanon for 1 hour (General knowledge on history, religion, culture)
2- Language course for 1 hour
3- Coffee Break
4- Cooking session for 2 hours
5- Visit St John Monastery in Khenchara
6- Dancing course

Day 7:
1- Full day tour to: Deir El Amar, Beiteddine Palace, Moussa Castle
2- Dancing course

  • Jeita Grotto, was one of top 14 finalists in the New 7 Wonders of Nature competition, that has two separate, but interconnected, karstic limestone caves.
  • Beirut, Capital of Lebanon, stroll in the Downtown streets and central square, discover many landmarks which are totally explorable by foot. Full of history.
  • Byblos/Jbeil, the first city in Phoenicia. It is one of the cities suggested as the oldest continuously inhabited city in the world.
  • St Charbel in Annaya, Monastery of Saint Maron and Sanctuary of Saint Charbel
  • Batroun, coastal city in northern Lebanon, famous for its fresh lemonade and the old harbor
  • Our Lady of Lebanon in Harissa, one of the most important shrines in the world honoring Mary, Mother of Jesus, who stretches her hands towards Beirut.
  • Saint John Monastery in Khinshara, where you’ll see Lebanon’s first Arabic printing press and enjoy a wine tasting session at Father Charbel’s winery.
  • Deir El Amar that was once the capital of Lebanon, distinguished by its stone houses with red-tiled roofs.
  • Beiteddine Palace, from the 19th-century, full of history and mosaics.
  • Moussa Castle, which was built single-handedly by Moussa Abdel Karim Al-Maamari, a Lebanese visionary.
NOTES
TOUR INCLUDES:
Accommodation at Lamedina Hotel, Jounieh
Lunch and Dinner
Transfer on your arrival and departure at airport.
Tours based on Itinerary
(Transportation + Entrance fees to the touristic sites + Escort of Official guide)

TOUR EXCLUDES:
Visa to Lebanon
Airline ticket
Personal Expenses
Drinks
Meals which are not indicated in the package

OTHER NOTES
Other visits could be organized upon request.
Flexibility in length of stay (shorter or longer)
The child rate with extra bed is calculated upon request.
The rates are applicable during low season excluding Holidays.
This package is valid for groups of minimum 15 persons