2 days of Hiking & Cultural trips Chouf & Jezzine
Saturday 09 &/or Sunday 10. Day trips or week-end.
Day1. Saturday Hiking & Cultural trips.
Usual gathering in Achrafieh. Departure at 8am, by bus, for the 2 trips.
Road via Damour & Debbiyeh.
Hiking in IQLIM al-KHARROUB (Chouf), Levels 4 & 6.
from Nahr al-Hammam waterhead to Deir al-Mkhalles (St. Saviour monastery).
A very nice nature trail through a lush valley, water streams and a “Roman” way.
Cultural in THE CHOUF as-Swayjani. A short walk, visits and a late traditional lunch.
Old bridge, newly excavated temple, touristic cave, sanctuary, panoramic road, ...
Option1: DINNER & OVERNIGHT.
Azour for the cultural. Pine View Hotel
Bkassine for the trekkers. Convent
Option2: BACK TO BEIRUT.
Day2. Sunday 10 Hiking & Cultural trips.
Usual gathering in Achrafieh. Departure at 8am, by bus, for all trips.
Snowshoeing Tannourine (Batroun @ 100km). To the high church (2400m).
Great vistas, dominating the Cedar Reserve and red-tiled villages.
Hiking in JEZZINE, 70km from Beirut . Levels ranging between 3 & 6.
Group1 (Bkassine): Start at the convent for the LMT side trail. Levels 4 & 6.
Group2 (Beirut): Merge with Group1 on the trail. Levels 3 & 5.
The trail crosses pinewoods, the Rommaneh oak forest and Jezzine waterfalls.
Cultural in JEZZINE & NABATIYEH districts. Lunch included.
Group from Beirut arrives to Azour and merges with the overnighters.
Visits of Mlita museum, Beaufort castle, walk by the Litani river, Deir Mimas, ...
Day trip (Saturday or Sunday)
Hiking: Usual fare, basis LL.50’000-
Cultural: LL.120’000- including lunch & visits.
Cultural: $260- in double room, + $40 in single.
Reservation is necessary for all trips. 01 32 99 75, 03 29 16 16, aW5mbyB8IGxpYmFudHJlayAhIGNvbQ==
Gathering: Parking lot by Hikmeh school (Sagesse), Achrafieh.
It’s next to “Diwan Beirut” restaurant, on Charles Malik avenue.
Pick up of participants on the way to destination is possible. No detours.
Payment: Except for travel, payment is done at the starting of the trip.