Lebanon Trip Planner

Know Your Trip Budget for Your Dream Vacation to Lebanon

How to plan a trip to lebanon

Situated on the eastern side of the Mediterranean Sea in western Asia, Lebanon is a small and beautiful country. Attracting hundreds and thousands of tourists each year, Lebanon has its own charm of unique tradition, culture, and scenic beauty. Here is some of the most important information that can make your Lebanon trip a lot more fun, according to your Lebanon travel guide.

Visa Requirements for Traveling To Lebanon

There are two different ways to obtain the Lebanon visa which is necessary to enter the country. Citizens of the United States of America and some specific countries are allowed to acquire their visas instantly after arriving at the Beirut airport. Except this, one can apply to the Lebanon embassy for a visa in advance. For applying through the embassy one must have a valid passport and other important documents mentioned by the authorities. Though the initial visa allows 1 month of stay, it can be renewed to 3 months if needed.

Best Season to Visit Lebanon 

The best time to visit Lebanon is during the seasons of autumn, spring and summer. You can visit during the spring if witnessing the magnificent blooming landscapes of this country is something you desire. However, autumn (October to November) can be a perfect time too. The months of summer tend to be a bit over-crowded, as it’s the peak season. Therefore, off seasons like spring and autumn, can be the ideal time if you want to avoid the crowd and get better deals on flight and accommodations.

Top Attractions in Lebanon

The small country of Lebanon can be divided into four separate regions, with each having a variety of attractions. From fascinating historical places to picturesque mountains and pristine beaches, Lebanon has so many things to offer to the tourists. Among the best places to visit in Lebanon, National Museum of Beirut, St. George Greek Orthodox Cathedral, Al Fanar beach, Baatara Gorge Waterfall, Laqlouq, Jeita Grotto caves and Bekka valley are some of the most popular attractions. From paragliding to cliff diving, flyboarding and rock climbing, there are plenty of different things to do in Lebanon.

Best Options to Travel within Lebanon

As Lebanon is well connected by air, road and by boat or ferry services, there’s no need to worry about how to reach Lebanon. Once you reach the country, taxi services are the most popular public transport option here that you can avail. Though some towns of this country, such as Beirut, do offer private bus services; there are minibus services between Beirut and all the major cities within the country.

Available Lodging and Eating Options in Lebanon

Lebanon offers all the different kinds of accommodation options. Ranging from top rated fancy hotels to budget friendly lodges, hostels and camping sites Lisbon has a variety of accommodation options to choose from. Le Gray Beirut, Radisson Blue Martinez hotel and Crown Plaza are some of the most popular five-star hotels in Lebanon. The Lebanese cuisine, Demo's restaurant, Yummy Thai, and Sunset can be some of the ideal destinations to taste the Lebanese cuisine.

Witnessing the 7000 years old history, exploring the unique Lebanese culture and experiencing the natural diversity, a trip to Lebanon can be the most memorable experience of your life.

How much does it cost to travel to Lebanon

Plan your trip to Lebanon with an estimated budget for your travel. The average daily cost of food in Lebanon is USD 75 per person. For a family of four, the cost of eating out is USD 300. For accommodation, be ready to spend around USD 40 for a budget accommodation and USD 160 for a luxury hotel, per day, per person. For getting around Lebanon, you will need a rough figure of USD 33.26 per day. For detailed Lebanon trip cost calculator, use Lebanon Trip Planner.

  • Average Price of a Luxury Trip in Lebanon

  • Average Daily Cost* USD 473 Per Person
  • Cost for One Week USD 3311 Per Person
  • Cost for Two Weeks USD 6622 Per Person
  • Cost for One Month USD 14190 Per Person
  • Average Price of a Mid-Range Trip in Lebanon

  • Average Daily Cost* USD 162 Per Person
  • Cost for One Week USD 1134 Per Person
  • Cost for Two Weeks USD 2268 Per Person
  • Cost for One Month USD 4860 Per Person
  • Average Price of a Budget Trip in Lebanon

  • Average Daily Cost* USD 81 Per Person
  • Cost for One Week USD 567 Per Person
  • Cost for Two Weeks USD 1134 Per Person
  • Cost for One Month USD 2430 Per Person

*Based on Food, Accommodation & Transportation

How much will it cost once you're in Lebanon

Food & Drinks
  • 3-Course meal (mid-range) USD 30
  • Fast food Combo meal USD 8.63
  • Coffee (Cappuccino regular) USD 3.66
  • Bottle of Water (1.5 L) USD 0.7
  • Soft Drinks (Coke/Pepsi, 0.33 L) USD 0.73
  • Domestic Beer (0.5 L) USD 1.22
Accommodation & Transportation
  • Budget Accommodation USD 40
  • Luxury Accommodation USD 160
  • Taxi Start (Standard Tariff) USD 6.62
  • Taxi per km (Standard Tariff) USD 1.4
  • One-way Ticket (Local Transit) USD 1.33
  • Fuel (1 L) USD 0.85
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