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Small-Group Tour to Jeita Grotto

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The Jeita Grotto, a system of two separate, but interconnected, karstic limestone caves which have formed over millions of years, is the longest cave complex in the Middle East. It is located 300 metres above sea level and has a height difference of 305 metres.
The Jeita upper cave has an overall length of 2,130 metres and contains a great concentration of a variety of crystallized formations such as stalactites, stalagmites, columns, mushrooms, ponds, curtains and draperies.
The lower gallery which has an overall length of 6,200 metres is located 60 metres below the upper gallery. It is traversed by a smooth underwater river and a lake.

Byblos, one of the oldest Phoenician cities. Inhabited since Neolithic times, it has been closely linked to the legends and history of the Mediterranean region for thousands of years. Byblos is also directly associated with the history and diffusion of the Phoenician alphabet.

A restored 12th-century Crusader castle surrounded by a 10m-wide dry moat is located just inside the entrance to Byblos' atmospheric archaeological site. It's an impressive building that offers an excellent perspective over the ruins from the top of its foursquare keep.

Byblos old souk is an old market where tourists can shop for souvenirs and antiques, or simply stroll along the old cobblestone streets and enjoy the architecture.

Byblos Port is an ancient port in Byblos and is believed by the Lebanese to be the oldest port in the world. Around 3000 BC, Byblos Port was the most important timber shipping center in the eastern Mediterranean

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WHAT IS INCLUDED

  • Hotel pick up & drop off
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entrance fees to the sites
  • Local Guide in Byblos
  • Lunch

KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

  • Infants must not sit on laps
  • Not suitable for pets
  • No public transportation nearby
  • Not stroller accessible
  • Not wheelchair accessible

INFORMATION REQUESTED BY THE TOUR OPERATOR

  • Hotel/Pick Up - Drop Off Location

TRANSFER CONDITIONS

We offer pick-up to hotels and accommodations from Beirut

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