Fly To Beirut, Lebanon
Cheap Flights to Beirut
Beirut is the beating heart of Lebanon, the capital of beauty and poetry in the Arab world.
It's the country's capital city and center of life, industry, economy, education and politics.
Dating back to the 15th century B.C., it has made it through a rough history of countless wars and conflicts throughout the reign of Phoenician, Hellenistic, Roman, Arab and Ottoman empires, and in modern days as well.
Small, it could be, yet it has a great influence on the Arab world with its rich art, cultural and media institutions, not forgetting to mention its delicious Levantine cuisine.
Lebanon has given Egyptian Passport holders two options :
- Visa upon arrival can be obtained for $20 at Beirut Airport provided that you have (two thousand dollars in cash or a certified check with the same value, a non-refundable round-trip ticket, hotel reservation or a private address with a phone number, a personal photo and a copy of your passport).
- Otherwise, you can apply for a tourist visa at the Lebanese embassy in Cairo located at 22 El Mansoor Mohamad Street , Zamalek; Tel number: +20227382823/4/5, or at the Lebanese Consulate in Alexandria located at: 64 Al Hurya Street – Alexandria; Tel: +2034846589.
The Egyptian embassy in Lebanon is located in Beirut at: 5 Dr. Mohamad El-Bezri st, Bir Hassan, Beirut. Tel: +961.1.825566. Working hours: 9 am to 4 pm.
Here are some important landmarks you need to see while visiting Vienna:
- Take a ride on a Beirut Hot-air balloon, offering a view of the city from an altitude of 300m.
- Visit the National Museum of Beirut, the principal museum of archaeology in Lebanon, hosting 1300 artifacts from prehistoric times to the medieval Mamluk period.
- Relax on one of Beirut's sandy beaches and enjoy some serenity and fresh air, or dive in one of its hot diving spots hosting impressive canyons, caves, ray and shark habitats, in addition to various shipwrecks and submerged historical sites.
- Walk alongside the Corniche, where you can see the famous Pigeon Rocks, watch people from different walks of life, go for a swim or just sit at one of the cafés along the route and watch the sunset while enjoying your coffee and nargile (shisha).
- Go hiking at Qadisha valley and Forest of the Cedars of God, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the deepest and most beautiful valleys in Lebanon. Located at the foot of Mount al-Makmal in northern Lebanon 121km from Beirut. Hosting one of the last extensive forests of Lebanon Cedars, in addition to many natural caves and multiple ancient Christian monasteries.
- Party and dance the night away at Beirut's hottest nightclubs at Uruguay street and Mar Mekhael in Downtown.
- Time Zone: (GMT+2). In Summer: (GMT+3).
- Currency: Lebanese Lira (LBP). US dollars are widely accepted as well.
- Dialing Code: +961.
- Driving: On the right.
- Police Rescue: 112.
Beirut Rafik Hariri International Airport is the only international airport serving travelers visiting Lebanon.
Consisting of one Terminal offering all of the typical airport passenger facilities including duty-free shops, WiFi access, medical services, luggage wrapping machines, prayer rooms, a post office, and a tourist information center. Public transportation from the airport isn't available whereas taxis can be found outside the arrivals hall.
The airport is located 9km south of Beirut, so it is roughly a 10 to 15 minute drive to the city center.
- Food and Beverage: Several restaurants and cafes serving various types of food and drinks are available in both the Departure and Arrival zones.
- Currency Exchange: ATMs, currency exchange offices and a bank can be found inside the terminal.
- Lost Luggage: Lost luggage should be handled by your individual airline’s help desk, or contact the nearest Middle East Airline's office for assistance.
- Car Hire: Hertz, Avis, Budget, National, Dealers, Europcar and City Car offices are located inside the airport.
- Airport Hotel: None on site.
- Airport Hub: Beirut Rafik Hariri International Airport (code BEY) is a hub for Middle East Airlines, Med Airways and Wings of Lebanon.