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Alternative Tour

Open Now: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Open today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

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Alternative Tour Beirut (ATB) was established to provide a holistic, local and complex perspective on Beirut. Our aim is to show Beirut from an alternative lens; and for our tours to adapt to the continuous changes of the city. We currently provide...more
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Starting from the top of the St. Nicolas Staircase in Gemmayzeh, Beirut, Lebanon
+961 78 905 282
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This tour was fantastic. It’s seriously good value for money for the amount of time and information you receive in return. Aya the tour guide was incredibly knowledgeable, helpful, friendly and interacted with the whole group really well. If you’ve got the time to spare...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank RJG01083
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We only had one full day in Beirut so really wanted to do a walking tour. We have done a lot of walking tours around the world and think they are the best way to get a feel for a city. However this one was...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This tour was excellent. Perfect explanation of gentrification, local history and the different areas of Beirut. I really enjoyed it.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank stephenpJ2070NN
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had the pleasure of being involved in the largest and longest walking tour so far from the alternative walking guys. Mustafa our guide took us through many interesting areas that were diverse, interesting and different to any other city. The weather took a turn for...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank benb331
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great experience, totally recommended! We had a nice walk in Beirut learning history, buildings, and Beirut lifestyle. Our guide was amazing.

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank Raquelu L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our tour. We covered a lot of ground, seeing things we wouldn’t have on our own. Our guide was great (I have no idea how to spell her name unfortunately-maybe Oia-pronounced e-uh). We appreciated her perspective on what is/has occurred in Beirut...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank TravelingFamily20102
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best things I did in Beirut. Four hours of walking through different neighbourhoods, with Mustafa stopping to tell stories, point out details we'd have missed otherwise, and share a perspective it would be impossible to pick up from books alone. We were...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Maggie_Leith
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We made two tours (Beirut & Tyre) with Aya. She is the best! Very knowledgerable and sympathetic! Liked it very much, thanks a lot!

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank jamesblondbln
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved the bike and bites tour, it was interesting and entertaining. But a word of warning, its not for people who have only just started riding bikes or for small children and kids. You really get to immerse yourself in the area by winding...More

Date of experience: April 2019
2  Thank Voodoo148
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm not a person that enjoys organised tours, instead I prefer to walk on my own and wander around cities.I decided to take the tour because a local friend suggested so and he war right!Not only it was alternative but Moustafa is an excellent guide...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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March 13, 2019|
Response from auzark | Reviewed this property |
I believe this tour only occurs on Saturday.
November 25, 2018|
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Response from estrangeiro8 | Reviewed this property |
In new money, that's $16.50. No need to book in advance - just turn up at the designated meeting place. You pay the guide at the end of the tour.