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"Kazdura" (or "Gazdura" depending on your accent) is the Lebanese word for a short leisure drive.
The origin of this word remains an etymological mystery, but legends tell us that long ago, before the invention of the Alphabet, a lazy Phoenician princess from Byblos held this name. She insistingly refused to perform any chore or take on any responsibility, and all she wanted to do is tour the countryside, performing the 3 'E' s:

Package 1: Full Day Diverse Bekaa' Trip

Description:


The Bekaa' Valley is a plain stretched between the Libanus and Anti-Libanus Mountain ranges, and is a must-see destination for any visitor, as it offers a wide variety of activities and attractions.

This is one of our most popular and most appreciated full-day tours, with two tasting stops at Lebanon's oldest wineries, a visit to Our Lady of Zahle Shrine, one of the tallest in Lebanon and the Middle East, a traditional Lebanese feast, and other stops on the way...

Details: more details on our website: www.kazdura.tk

7:30 A.M. - Gathering Point: Beirut

9:30 A.M. - Arrival @ Te'nayel Monestary Farms:
- Traditional 'Arous Labneh for breakfast.
- A walk around Te'nayel forest and lake, and a visit to Our Lady's Shrine.

11:30 A.M. - Arrival @ Chateau Kefraya:
- Wine Tasting
- A walk around the vines in the valley, and a visit to the Castle Garden.

1:30 P.M. - Traditional Lebanese Cuisine Lunch - A feast to remember!

3:00 P.M. - Arrival @ Anjar Archeological Site:
- A tour among the Umayyad City Ruins, and a glance at a forgotten phoenician alter.

4:30 P.M. - Arriving @ Chateau Ksara:
- More Wine Tasting
- Discovery the underground natural caves

5:30 P.M. - Arrival @ Zahle (The Bride of Bekaa'):
- A visit to Our Lady Shrine
- Breathtaking Panoramic View of the Valley (a favorite stop for photography lovers)

7:30 P.M. - Back in Beirut

Package 2: Full Day Diverse Shouf Trip

Description:

The Shouf casa is one of the most picturesque areas in Lebanon, a personal favorite to most of our guides.

Shouf offers a diverse list of must-see attractions, including a short hike the Sacred Barouk Cedars Reservation, through the Historical Towns of Deir El Qamar (Monastery of the Moon) and Beit El Din (House of Religion).

Details: more details on our website: www.kazdura.tk

7:30 A.M. - Gathering Point: Beirut
9:30 A.M. - Arrival @ Deir El Qamar
- Traditional man'ousheh for breakfast.
- The historical city center
- The historical Fakhr El Din Mosque
- The Historical Our Lady of Tall Church
- The Mountain of the Cross Summit.

11:30 A.M. - Arrival @ Mousa Castle
A hand-built Castle and Museum.

1:30 P.M. - Traditional Lebanese Cuisine Lunch - A feast to remember!
3:00 P.M. - Arrival @ Beit El Din
4:30 P.M. - Arrival @ Barouk Cedar Reserve for a short hike.

8:00 P.M. - Back in Beirut

Package 3: Byblos City Walking Tour

Description:

Explore this 6000 BC city in the day or at night, and by foot - An experience like no other!

Discover the ancient staircases and hidden alleyways.

Stops include St. John-Marc Church, The Temple Site, The Port, and scattered sacred shrines throughout the city.

At night, visit the city center pubs and bars, and try out the local shots and cocktails... A late-night snack can not be missed!

Details: more details on our website: www.kazdura.tk

Different itineraries are available for the day and the evening.

Package 4: Full Day Jbeil / Batroun Trip

Description:


The Jbeil casa, synonymous with the ancient city of Byblos, is rich with historical, cultural, and natural attractions.

It is impossible to fully explore all the area in one day, but this tour will focus on rare - yet 'not-to-miss' - stops, including the Jej Cedar Reserve, the source of timber for the legendary Solomon temple.

Details: more details on our website: www.kazdura.tk

7:30 A.M. - Gathering Point: Beirut
9:30 A.M. - Arrival @ Byblos
- Traditional Lebanese Man'ousheh Breakfast

11:00 A.M. - Arrival @ Jej Cedar reserve
- A short hike in the Sacred Cedar Forest

12:30 P.M. - Arrival @ Bshe'leh
- Check out the 6000 BC Olive Trees

1:00 P.M. - Arrival @ Douma
- A walk around the historical town center
- A visit to the historical churches

2:30 P.M. - Traditional Lebanese Cuisine Lunch - A feast to remember!
5:30 P.M. - Beer Tasting in Batroun
8:00 P.M. - Back in Beirut

Phone: + 961 3 544 295
Email: ArdiShawki.tk@gmail.com

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