arrival to Beirut airport, meet the assistant, Transfer to the hotel.
Beirut Historical tour (Optional) or chose an activity.
Early morning departure from hotel in Beirut towards Ghazir. Your first stop will be in a local bakery to have a delicious Lebanese breakfast “man’ouche”- you will then proceed to visit one of the marvelous wineries: “Chateau Musar” where you will be coached on wine techniques and taste some of their best selections. You will then be heading to Tripoli, the second largest city in Lebanon, located in the northern part of Lebanon and 80 km away from Beirut, to visit the famous old souk or bazaar, the Khan El-saboun (The soap market), and the historical Hammam, also known as the Turkish bath, dated about 800 years old back from the Ottoman occupation period -Finally you will conclude your journey with a Lebanese typical lunch (fatteh/ hommos/ balila..) in a typical local restaurant. During your way back to Beirut, you will have a quick stop in one of the best sweets producers in the region to buy some delicious and traditional Arabic sweets. Proceed back to hotel .
Departure from hotel - You will have pit stop of “knefe” for breakfast on your way before you start your first at IXSIR wineries, located on the hills of Batroun Basbina. Spread from Batroun in the North, to Jezzine in the South, and the hillsides of the Bekaa Valley in the East. Your second stop will be to visit the monastery of Saints Cyprian and Justin known as the Monastery of Kfifane: The monastery was founded in 1766 and it is located in Kfifane at an altitude of 450m above sea level. Monks still live there . Your third stop will be in the Winery of ADYAR known for their organic wine production: Adyar means monasteries in Arabic; in 2001 ADYAR, owned by the Lebanese Maronite Order (Monks), They started the wine production at the small winery of Kfifane and the first bottle showed the light on 2003. At ADYAR you can also visit of the souvenirs shops to buy wine, souvenirs and the typical Lebanese ‘’MOUNEH ‘’ of the monastery. You will conclude this exceptional journey with a Lebanese supreme Lunch at the heart of the ADYAR Vineyards while enjoying a splendid view with open wine and then head back to hotel in Beirut. Proceed back to Beirut.
Your first part of the journey will begin in the Monastery of St. John of Chouweir or Deir et-Tabcheh, founded in 1696-97 and located in the attractive town of Khonchara. In addition to its magnificent collection of icons and an excellent library, you will be visiting a five-room museum displaying the old presses and some 450 related objects and pieces of equipment of the Middle East's first Arabic Printing Press, whose original publication appeared in 1734. For your second part of the day, you will proceed to visit a divine wine & arak cellar, located on a blessed ground between the sea and the mountains, next to the St. Jean Convent.There you will get instructed, by a respected and knowledgeable oenologist Priest, on particular techniques of this production and taste the unique and sacred red, white and rosé wine selection, a divine taste which you will remember for long, To accompany the wine evolution and to respond to the international requirements of winemaking, the honorable priest with his passionate perseverance decided to modernize the production in 2006, while keeping the monastic tradition and identity of exquisite grape seeds, nestled in the most generous soil and moisture air content of Khonchara For your third part of the event, we will proceed to the beautiful mountain of Sannine, to conclude this amazing day with a Lebanese supreme lunch and enjoy breathtaking views. Proceed back to Beirut
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