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Private Tour: Cedars of Lebanon, Kozhaya and Besharreh Day Trip from Beirut
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Cedars of Lebanon, Qozhaya, and Bcharre Day Trip from Beirut
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An ancient grove of cedars, the oldest in Lebanon, makes a beautiful site.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“cedar wood” (6 reviews)
“small forest” (4 reviews)
“the reserve” (4 reviews)
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Bcharre, Lebanon
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"cedar wood"
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"small forest"
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"the reserve"
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"souvenir shops"
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"day trip"
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"small area"
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"above sea level"
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"majestic trees"
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"amazing place"
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"majestic place"
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"snow capped mountains"
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"walk around"
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"fresh air"
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"mountain area"
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"visiting lebanon"
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"breathtaking views"
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Reviewed yesterday

The day before visiting the Cedar reserve, we had a walk in the valley of the monasteries, which was amazing. After that, we had high expectations of the Cedar reserve. We rented a taxi to go there, as the place cannot be reached by bus,...More

Thank emorre
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The cedar tree is a symbol on the flag of Lebanon. The country is the home to the legendary Cedars of God, the most highly prized building materials of the ancient world. This valley was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site,

Thank alina6240
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The little forest of The Cedars of God, embraces the oldest Cedrus Libani Trees, some say that few of them exceed 3000 years of age. The forest's committee is extending its area by planting more than 200 thousand tress on the nearby hills. It is...More

Thank CharbelRahme
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This area is home to Lebanon’s oldest stands of cedar trees, which date back 1,500 - 2,000 years. The ancient Phoenicians felled the trees to build trading vessels; today the local Christian Maronites are their guardians and protectors, and believe that Jesus walked in their...More

Thank FiShep
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing place. Quiet, and impressive. The oldest tree in this forest has 6.000 years. They are cedars 4 or 5 thousends years old. It is awesome to imagine yourself how many events, people, heros defiled in front of these trees. Stay there and think... I...More

Thank Marek M
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Reviewed May 11, 2018 via mobile

This was on my list of things to do in Lebanon and apart from weather it was really nice day trip, however i would recomend few days in the area as there is so much more to see there if you are into nature and...More

1  Thank emil k
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Reviewed April 14, 2018

Τhe flag of Lebanon has an emblem for Cedar, this is a reason to go to this great forest for a day excursion.Attention to weather (depending on the season) and clothes !

Thank Giannis_Anna96
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Reviewed April 13, 2018

Also known as the cedars of God, in north Lebanon, a beautiful forest, which can be part of the visit to Bechari area.it takes around 2 hours to tour it all.its cold there even in the summer.the trees are 1000's of years old.

Thank rogerk
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Reviewed April 5, 2018

Near the highest point in Lebanon, the best preserved Cedars in the country. A must visit if in the Bechare area. The scent of these trees is a part of our Maronite and Lebanese heritage!

Thank Michael K
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Reviewed April 4, 2018

This is a lovely mountain area and the drive up to it is spectacular. Before heading into the park you meet a few stall selling cedar souvenirs - these are very good value and they do not hassle you. It is unfortunate that so many...More

Thank IrishAdventureGirl
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Rodney K
February 20, 2018|
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Response from UNNIMAYA | Reviewed this property |
I don't think you need to make any prior arrangements- just go and enjoy
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February 6, 2018|
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Response from charbs1 | Reviewed this property |
yes there are slopes for different levels. the tariffs are (I am not 100% sure) but very close to this: Week-ends : 40 USD per day Week days : 30 USD per day (no half day) Students : 26$ (school) to 30$ (university)
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January 31, 2018|
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Response from charbs1 | Reviewed this property |
Hello, The weather in Feb is cold of course, might be snowing, you can always check a couple of days earlier... you don't need much equipment, except maybe snowshoes if there is a lot of snow and some good clothes. You can... More
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