Jeita Grotto
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Magnificent underground caverns can be explored by boat and on foot.
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  • Gaby85🇱🇧🇫🇷🇬🇧🇩🇪
    Beirut, Lebanon4,234 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Visit to Jeita Grotto
    It goes without saying that the Jeita Grotto is an absolute must while in Lebanon. Millions of years of subterranean movement have produced an absolutely breathtaking underground cave system that can be enjoyed by visitors. With an entrance fee of around 8 USD, the upper and lower grottos take approximately two hours to explore on foot and by boat. The site is closed on Mondays.
    Visited June 2023
    Traveled on business
    Written June 6, 2023
  • Antony K
    Beirut, Lebanon7 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A must visit
    Lebanon's Jeitta Grotto is a stunning underground wonder that took my breath away. The beautiful stalactites and stalagmites created a magical atmosphere as I explored the caverns. Sailing through the turquoise waters on a boat added to the enchantment. The grotto's natural formations, like chandeliers hanging from the ceiling and intricate patterns on the ground, showcased nature's artistry. Visiting Jeitta Grotto is a must if you're in Lebanon, as it will leave you in awe of the Earth's incredible beauty. The ticket costs around 8$ (can be paid in LBP on Sayrafa rate). Note that pictures are not allowed inside the upper and lower caves.
    Visited July 2023
    Traveled as a couple
    Written July 4, 2023
  • Amy
    3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Jeita Grotto Trip
    The view is amazing. In the upper grotto, there is a guide who tells you about the place you hike on an endless trail and stairs. On the other side, in the lower grotto, you ride a boat in the amazing river. It's a fact that whatever the temperature is outside, it's always 16° C in the grotto. It was a remarkable experience. As a person coming from the North to visit the grotto it was worth the wait.
    Visited July 2023
    Traveled with family
    Written July 29, 2023
  • Paul H
    Prague, Czech Republic11 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Very Impressive
    Very impressive. A must see when visiting Lebanon This was my fourth trip to Jeitta but it was the first time that there were staff members inside the upper Grotto who were very knowledgeable about the history of the caves and also had a lot of different facts that made the experience much more memorable. My advise would be to ask for a guided tour at the ticket booth as this is available but not advertised.
    Visited August 2023
    Written August 28, 2023
  • Funmi B
    Lagos State, Nigeria27 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Awesomely amazing experience 👍 👌
    Jeita Grotto in Lebanon is 1 of the best wonders of nature (8th); known for its 2 natural but separate, interconnected limestone caves consisting amazing & wonderfully shaped stalactites and stalagmites! 💞 It has 2 Levels: Upper level where I walked thru & Lower level where I rode in an electric boat to admire all the amazingly awesome beauty! Jeita Grotto was a nominee for the New 7 Wonders of Nature Competition (of 28 finalists, worldwide) & in my POV, it's the most enchanting sight ever seen...coming ahead of 2 of the 7 wonders of the world I've explored! I couldn't stop smiling & glorifying God of wonders all thru my tour! Best to arrive there by 9am to get in before the rush starts....it definitely gets really busy from 10am. Also great to go with a tour guide to help explain the history and give all required information about the tour. N.B. One isn't allowed to take pictures, so phones and cameras are locked up in storages outside the caves. The photographs of the caves added here were gotten from a friend and I do not own copyrights to them. #FBTravelTales #AwesomeJehovah #ExecutiveOmoJesu #Beirut
    Visited October 2023
    Traveled solo
    Written October 8, 2023
  • cjschreiner
    Chandler, Arizona2,346 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Wonder of the world
    There are 2 levels to this tour. The upper level you walk through and no photos are allowed in this area. The lower level you take a boat ride through. We were on our boat with the boat captain, our tour guide, us, and 1 other person. The tour guide might of slipped the captain some money to allow us to take pictures of the lower level when no other boats were around.
    Visited September 2023
    Traveled as a couple
    Written November 1, 2023
  • Adam Jones
    Beijing, China190 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Amazing
    Amazing grotto - the most amazing I’ve seen. There are two parts to the Jeita Grotto - the upper and lower caves. The upper caves you walk through, the lower caves you take a boat. Both systems are excellent and a must see if you’re in Lebanon. As an FYI, no camera/video is allowed in the grotto
    Visited December 2023
    Traveled solo
    Written December 6, 2023
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Khalifa
Cairo, Egypt19 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Solo
Amazing place with bad service and poor management. It's sad to see such a unique spot badly managed with poor services and maintenance.
Written March 13, 2024
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Adam Jones
Beijing, China190 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Solo
Amazing grotto - the most amazing I’ve seen. There are two parts to the Jeita Grotto - the upper and lower caves. The upper caves you walk through, the lower caves you take a boat. Both systems are excellent and a must see if you’re in Lebanon. As an FYI, no camera/video is allowed in the grotto
Written December 7, 2023
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cjschreiner
Chandler, AZ2,346 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sep 2023 • Couples
There are 2 levels to this tour. The upper level you walk through and no photos are allowed in this area. The lower level you take a boat ride through. We were on our boat with the boat captain, our tour guide, us, and 1 other person. The tour guide might of slipped the captain some money to allow us to take pictures of the lower level when no other boats were around.
Written November 1, 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

Funmi B
Lagos State, Nigeria27 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Solo
Jeita Grotto in Lebanon is 1 of the best wonders of nature (8th); known for its 2 natural but separate, interconnected limestone caves consisting amazing & wonderfully shaped stalactites and stalagmites! 💞

It has 2 Levels: Upper level where I walked thru & Lower level where I rode in an electric boat to admire all the amazingly awesome beauty!

Jeita Grotto was a nominee for the New 7 Wonders of Nature Competition (of 28 finalists, worldwide) & in my POV, it's the most enchanting sight ever seen...coming ahead of 2 of the 7 wonders of the world I've explored! I couldn't stop smiling & glorifying God of wonders all thru my tour!

Best to arrive there by 9am to get in before the rush starts....it definitely gets really busy from 10am.

Also great to go with a tour guide to help explain the history and give all required information about the tour.

N.B. One isn't allowed to take pictures, so phones and cameras are locked up in storages outside the caves. The photographs of the caves added here were gotten from a friend and I do not own copyrights to them.

#FBTravelTales #AwesomeJehovah #ExecutiveOmoJesu #Beirut
Written October 8, 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

Pio
Beirut, Lebanon10 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Family
This place is very beautiful I came here with friends and the Téléférique are not open Idk why but they sad electricity problems but If you go inside you can’t take your but there’s to many people took there phone for no reason and they took some photo !? The souvenir store are very expensive and the small train is so much fun to go !
Written October 4, 2023
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Fabrizio B
Milan, Italy56 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Couples
Spectacular grottoes. Boat on the lake in the mouth of the mountain. Magnificent experience. Big downside: you can't take pictures and they don't even sell pictures.
Written September 7, 2023
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Paul H
Prague, Czech Republic11 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023
Very impressive.
A must see when visiting Lebanon
This was my fourth trip to Jeitta but it was the first time that there were staff members inside the upper Grotto who were very knowledgeable about the history of the caves and also had a lot of different facts that made the experience much more memorable.
My advise would be to ask for a guided tour at the ticket booth as this is available but not advertised.
Written August 28, 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

Amy
3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Family
The view is amazing. In the upper grotto, there is a guide who tells you about the place you hike on an endless trail and stairs. On the other side, in the lower grotto, you ride a boat in the amazing river. It's a fact that whatever the temperature is outside, it's always 16° C in the grotto. It was a remarkable experience. As a person coming from the North to visit the grotto it was worth the wait.
Written July 29, 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

Nora1291
Switzerland781 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023
Don’t hesitate if you have time to visit these two grottos. They are magnificent. No pictures please since the flash can endanger the rocks. It’s nice to see people who really look around and not at their phones.
I saw other caves around the world but these are really the best, easy visit.
Written July 23, 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

Antony K
Beirut, Lebanon7 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Couples
Lebanon's Jeitta Grotto is a stunning underground wonder that took my breath away. The beautiful stalactites and stalagmites created a magical atmosphere as I explored the caverns. Sailing through the turquoise waters on a boat added to the enchantment. The grotto's natural formations, like chandeliers hanging from the ceiling and intricate patterns on the ground, showcased nature's artistry. Visiting Jeitta Grotto is a must if you're in Lebanon, as it will leave you in awe of the Earth's incredible beauty.

The ticket costs around 8$ (can be paid in LBP on Sayrafa rate). Note that pictures are not allowed inside the upper and lower caves.
Written July 4, 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

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