arrival to Beirut airport, meet the assistant, Transfer to the hotel.
Beirut Historical tour (Optional) or chose an activity.
Departure from hotel in Beirut at 8:30 am towards Kesserwan to start your visit at Christ the King “Yassu3 El Malak”, a colossal statue of Jesus Christ, arms wide-open on the top of the mountain peak, the continue to visit the Lady of Harissa by cable, and the Greek Orthodox. Patriarch. Lunch will be served in one of the local restaurants overlooking the bay of Jounieh. Continue then to visit the convent of one of the famous Lebanese Saint who devoted his life to God in Annaya; “Saint Charbel Makhlouf” whose life story and miracles have dawned the world at large. Continue to wards Hardine to visit two saints’ tombs and monasteries “St. Rafqa” and St. Hardine. Return to Hotel in Batroun.
Departure from hotel in Beirut at 8:00 am towards the North. Breakfast pit stop in a local bakery and proceed to visit of Saydit el Nourieh overlooking the bay of Chekka, a Greek Orthodox monastery was built in the 17th century. The miraculous icon of the Theotokos has been venerated for centuries for having glowed with light to attract wayward ships. Proceed then to Wadi Qannoubine: from the late 7th century, Maronites fled to the valley from their original areas of settlement in the Levante area. The Maronite monks established their new center at Qannoubin, in the heart of the Qadisha, and monasteries quickly spread over the surrounding hills. You will be visiting one monastery into the deep-cut valley of Kadisha, surrounded by mountains towering over the gorge, leaving only a patch of the sky visible overhead, The Mar Lichaa monastery.
You will have your lunch in one of the few restaurants located in the valley for typical Lebanese homemade food. You will then procced to visit, Mar Antonios, Qouzhaya the monastery of Saint Antoni the great, the living treasure of North Lebanon, Historians and scholars suppose that this Monastery was first built and began to be occupied by hermits at the beginning of the fourth century.
Your final stop will be at Bkerke, North of Beirut, (The Maronite Patriarch resides in the northern town of Dimane during the summer months)
Proceed to Beirut.
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