Back Home (To the main page)

Book Million Steps - Discovering Lebanon Mountain Trail
 

Sections

About us

Contact us

 

DiscoverLebanon Ecotourism, Festivals and Tours
- >For tour packages inside Lebanon<


DiscoverLebanon.com offers all Lebanese and tourists interested in ecotourism (hiking trip), festivals and tours in Lebanon (tour packages) to follow this section. For companies or people involved in this sector please email us at info@discoverlebanon.com and send us a brief description of your work. It will be a pleasure for our staff to contact you back in order to establish an account for you and give you the possibility to highlight your activities.



 
Mira's Guided Tours for August 2017

Old Tripoli Walk
Saturday 12 August 2017 

Tripoli has often been compared to Cairo, the city with the largest Mamlouk heritage in the world. Another reason to discover some of its neglected forgotten jewels through a walk around its vibrant souks, hidden Hammams, majestic Mosques, colourful khans, stylish Madrassas (Coranic schools) and more. 
The city was also once the capital of the Crusader County of Tripoli and the provincial capital of the Ottoman Eyalet (state) of Tripoli; we will come across some of the traces that remain of these periods too.
For lunch: Traditional Tripolitan specialties in Mina 

Departure from Beirut:
Virgin building at Martyr’s Square, Downtown Beirut at 9 am (A Connex bus for 29 persons will be waiting from 8:30 am)
Meeting point for people already in Tripoli: Ottoman Clock at Tal Square at 11 am.
Tour starts around 11 am.
Return to Beirut: Afternoon around 4 pm

Price of the Guided Tour: 30 000 LL (20$)
Special Price for Tripolitans: 20 000 LL
Bus: 15 000 LL (10$)
(Payment: the day of the trip) 

Places are limited therefore please register by filling this online form: https://goo.gl/forms/NSkVGMRaXJSrnGnB2
For further questions please email mirasguidedtours@gmail.com, or call +961 70 12 67 64

N.B:
- Cancellations without prior notice of 24 hours require payment of the full fee of the bus.
- Please bring cash money, as there are no possibilities for ATM stops on the way.
- For women, please don’t forget to bring big scarves to cover the hair/neck & light jackets with long sleeves to cover the arms & wear loose pants or long skirts for the mosques visits. For men, it is preferable to wear pants or long shorts.
- Lunch is not included in the tour package and it would range between 5000LL to 7000LL.

Tripoli's Fairground, Mina Sea Side & Train Station
Saturday 19 August 2017 

Did you know that the iconic Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer who is behind the city of Brasilia & the UN Building in New York designed what Tripolitans call the Maarad?

Then get ready to walk the avant-garde International Exhibition Fair with its exhibition hall, theaters, helipad, restaurant, bowling alley, kiosks, housings ect, all designed in the 60ies by the renowned architect in Lebanon’s second largest city!

After tasting local Tripolitan specialties for lunch, we’ll visit one of the most beautiful orthodox churches followed by a pleasant stroll through Old Mina’s narrow alleys with more to learn about Tripoli and Mina’s history.

Then before going back to Beirut, we’ll discover the Old Train Station that goes back to 1911 where German & French trains have reached their final destinations. To top it off, we will have a relaxing ride in the bus along the beautiful coastline of Mina and Tripoli before heading back to Beirut.
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Departure from Beirut:
Virgin bldg., Martyr’s Square, Central Beirut at 9 am
A Connex bus for 29 persons will be waiting from 8:30 am

11 am: Start of the tour at the main gate of the fair next to where the big Pole is located - for the ones joining in Tripoli without the bus.
Return to Beirut: Afternoon (around 3/4 pm)

The guided tour fee: 30 000 LL ($20)
Bus fee: 15 000 LL ($10)
Fee for Tripolitans : 20 000 LL
(Payment: the day of the trip)

Places are limited therefore please register by filling this online form: https://goo.gl/forms/zDEnLT0OgPRP8KM02

(For more info, please email mirasguidedtours@gmail.com or call +961 70 12 67 64)

N.B:
- Cancellations without prior notice of 24 hours require payment of the full fee of the bus.
- Please bring cash money, as there are no possibilities for ATM stops on the way.
- Bring your snacks, water or juice as there are no shops in the Fair.
- Bring hats & sunscreen, we will have a tan after all ;) 
- Lunch is not included in the tour package and it would range between 5000LL and 7000LL with a soft drink & coffee!


 
 
  Panoramic Views | Photos | Ecards | Posters | Map | Directory | Weather | White Pages | Recipes | Lebanon News | Eco Tourism
Phone & Dine | Deals | Hotel Reservation | Events | Movies | Chat |
Wallpapers | Shopping | Forums | TV and Radio | Presentation


Copyright © DiscoverLebanon 97 - 2017. All Rights Reserved

Advertise | Terms of use | Credits