11 days in Lebanon, Syria & Jordan Itinerary

11 days in Lebanon, Syria & Jordan Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Beirut, Lebanon
— 2 nights
2
Baalbeck, Lebanon
— 1 night
3
Damascus, Syria
— 1 night
4
Amman, Jordan
— 2 nights
5
Wadi Rum, Jordan
— 1 night
6
Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan
— 2 nights

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Beirut, Lebanon

Beirut ©
Sitting on the Mediterranean coast, Beirut, the country's capital and largest city, has plenty of appeal itself, as well as offering a convenient base for exploring the country's other sights and cities.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Beirut: Antoine Saliba World of Jewelry (in Byblos) and Our Lady of Lebanon (in Harissa). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Zaitunay Bay, examine the collection at Mim Museum - Mineral Museum, deepen your understanding at American University of Beirut, and explore the striking landscape at Pigeon Rocks in Raouche.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Beirut journey maker website.

Toronto, Canada to Beirut is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Toronto to Beirut due to the time zone difference. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Toronto in March; daily highs in Beirut reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can drive to Baalbeck.

Things to do in Beirut

Shopping Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Jeita Grotto, Antoine Saliba World of Jewelry, Our Lady of Lebanon
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Mim Museum - Mineral Museum ©
Mim Museum - Mineral Museum
Zaitunay Bay ©
Zaitunay Bay
Jeita Grotto ©
Jeita Grotto

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Baalbeck, Lebanon

Baalbeck ©
Baalbek, properly Baʿalbek and also known as Balbec, Baalbec or Baalbeck, is a town in the Anti-Lebanon foothills east of the Litani River in Lebanon's Beqaa Valley, about 85km northeast of Beirut and about 75km north of Damascus. On the 20th (Sat), appreciate the views at Bekaa Valley, thendon't miss a visit to Hajar al-Hibla, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temples of Baalbek, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Baalbek Roman Ruins.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Baalbeck trip maker site.

Getting from Beirut to Baalbeck by car takes about 2 hours. March in Baalbeck sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Damascus.

Things to do in Baalbeck

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Bekaa Valley
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Baalbek Roman Ruins ©
Baalbek Roman Ruins
Temples of Baalbek ©
Temples of Baalbek
Bekaa Valley ©
Bekaa Valley

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Damascus, Syria

Damascus ©
Locals claim that the Prophet Muhammad refused to enter Damascus on his journey to Mecca--he wished to enter Paradise only once in his lifetime.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): take a stroll through Old City, get engrossed in the history at Al Azem Palace (Palace of As'ad, Pasha al-'Azm), thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Damascus Umayyad Mosque, thendon't miss a visit to Souq al-Hamidiyyeh, and finally admire the natural beauty at The Environmental Garden.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Damascus online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Baalbeck to Damascus by car takes about 2 hours. Traveling from Baalbeck in March, expect slightly colder with lows of °C in Damascus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to take a bus to Amman.

Things to do in Damascus

Shopping Museums Neighborhoods
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Souq al-Hamidiyyeh ©
Souq al-Hamidiyyeh
Damascus Umayyad Mosque ©
Damascus Umayyad Mosque

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Amman, Jordan

Amman ©
Jordan's capital city, Amman spreads across 19 hills and includes many distinct districts, each with their own historical and cultural marvels.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): delve into the distant past at The Citadel, thenmake a trip to Rainbow Street, and then explore the ancient world of Jerash Ruins. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Machaerus, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Nebo, thenappreciate the history behind Madaba Mosaic Map, and finally explore the ancient world of Roman Amphitheater.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Amman route planning site.

You can take a bus from Damascus to Amman in 4.5 hours. Traveling from Damascus in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Amman, with lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Wadi Rum.

Things to do in Amman

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Madaba, Jerash Ruins
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Jerash Ruins ©
Jerash Ruins
The Citadel ©
The Citadel
Roman Amphitheater ©
Roman Amphitheater

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Wadi Rum, Jordan

Wadi Rum ©
Tourism in Wadi Rum revolves around UNESCO-protected desert scenery and spectacular limestone rock formations following a dry river bed, which in World War I served as the headquarters of a British-inspired Arab revolt against the Ottomans.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): admire nature's extreme beauty at Wadi Rum Protected Area.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Wadi Rum trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Amman to Wadi Rum takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and car. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can drive to Petra - Wadi Musa.

Things to do in Wadi Rum

Nature Parks
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Wadi Rum Protected Area ©
Wadi Rum Protected Area

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Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan

Petra - Wadi Musa ©
Visitors flock to Wadi Musa to witness the rose colored rock-carved temples and tombs of Petra, the famous ancient city and World Heritage Site.
On the 25th (Thu), explore the ancient world of Temple of Dushares, contemplate the long history of Petra, admire the landmark architecture of The Great Temple, thencontemplate the long history of Al-Beidha - Little Petra, and finally delve into the distant past at Obelisk Tomb.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Petra - Wadi Musa trip website.

Drive from Wadi Rum to Petra - Wadi Musa in 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Petra - Wadi Musa

Historic Sites
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Petra ©
Petra
Al-Beidha - Little Petra ©
Al-Beidha - Little Petra
Byzantine Church ©
Byzantine Church

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