Admire the beauty of the nature in this hiking tour from Beirut to the Cedars of Chouf Nature Reserve, and relax afterwards while visiting two or three top boutique nearby wineries in the Bekaa valley near Beirut and Enjoy wine tasting experience and learn about wine making wile sampling red, white and rosé wines, and arak from fruity easy drinking blends to complex aging wines for all occasions and budgets.
This tour to The Lebanese Wine Region is a special combination of cultural and wine tasting that start from Beirut with an expert guide. You will visit things that are not included in any other tour such as a short hike at the amazing Cedars Forest of Maaser Elchouf And a visit to two or three of the best nearby wineries in Lebanon such a Ksara, Kefraya and saint Thomas Winery. Enjoy a winery visit & wine tasting experience guided by an English-speaking wine professional with a tasty meal in a nice local restaurant.
Duration: 8 hours
Price: Starting $100 USD
Meeting Point: We pick up all travelers from their Hotel.
✓ Hotel Pick Up & Drop Off
✓ English-speaking driver
✓ Private air-conditioned vehicle
✓ Entrance fees to Cedars Forest
✓ All Tasting fees
Maaser Al Shouf Cedar Nature Reserve is a nature reserve in the Chouf District of Lebanon. It is located on the slopes of Barouk mountain and has an area of 550 km², nearly 5.3% of the Lebanese territory and 70% of Lebanon's green area, making it the largest nature reserve in the Middle East. It is part of the Al-Shouf Cedar Nature Reserve, also recognized by UNESCO as a biosphere reserve in 2005.
Château St Thomas was established in 1990 by Saïd Touma and his family on a hill overlooking the Bekaa valley. Château St Thomas is the masterpiece of Saïd Touma, a man of passion with more than 55 years’ experience in distillation & fermentation of grape juice who inherited the legacy of producing Arak, (The Lebanon's national drink.
Château Ksara’s core values are tradition, nobility and modernity. Founded in 1857 by Jesuit priests, it is Lebanon’s oldest largest and most visited winery. Ksara’s wine is the most popular in Lebanon. When visiting the winery, you can stroll the winery’s cave and the vineyards.