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Alternative Tour

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Beirut, Lebanon
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About Alternative Tour
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 two experiences within Beirut: a walking tour and a bikes & bites tour. We also developed alternative experiences in other cities such as Byblos and Tyre. Our tours are not mutually exclusive as each covers different spaces and hence, addresses different topics and tells different stories. Private tours are possible. Please check our Facebook page for the latest updates on our tours. We look forward to exploring with you.
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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
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Reviewed 5 weeks 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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ATB A, Manager at Alternative Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello - really sorry to hear that our tour didn't fit your needs. Your feedback is much appreciated and will be taken into consideration. All the best, The Alternative Tour Beirut team

Reviewed April 20, 2019 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
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Reviewed April 20, 2019 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
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Reviewed April 17, 2019 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
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Reviewed April 17, 2019 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 April 13, 2019

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
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Reviewed April 6, 2019 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
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Reviewed April 6, 2019

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
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Reviewed April 5, 2019

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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I believe this tour only occurs on Saturday.
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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.
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