Transportation Balaa Sinkhole
From Beirut to the sinkhole by car, take the coastal highway to the north. Take the Byblos (Jbeil) exit and turn right (east) at the roundabout toward Laqlouq and Ehmej. Just before the checkpoint, keep right following the signs to Ehmej. About nine kilometers after Ehmej, just passed the Untited Laqlouq gas station on the right, turn left following the signs to Tannourine and Batroun.From there, the entrance of the sinkhole is on the left after about four kilometers (signposted as ‘Gouffre de Betara’). Duration: 1.5 hr.