Strange people are those who hike. Trekkers, ramblers, call them what you like
All are under Her charm, under Nature spell, marveling at things as small as a nutshell
All share one passion, all stroll the mountain track. To them, Lebanon opens its heart; so does Liban Trek

HIKING & CULTURAL TRIPS / SUMMER 2022

UPCOMING TRIPS

CUSTOMIZED TOURS
We’re available for private requests, any date, to any destination.
SCHEDULED TOURS
Amounts are in USD. Payment in $ or LL (market rate).

Participation, excluding transportation
$10- per adult
$5- per child or 3rd family member

Transportation for a minimum of 7 passengers
$15- per adult
$10- per child under 12

JUNE 2022 SUMMER SEASON
Sunday 26
Hiking SANNINE (Metn), 45km from Beirut via Metn speedway and Zaarour.
Bus leaves Hikmeh at 9am. Stop on the way
Sannine is that majestic mountain chain, East of Beirut. It culminates at 2628m.
Sannine dome, 2540m, is its most prominent peak, dominating its dramatic slopes.
It will be the target point for the higher level.
Level 7 (13km, 1740-2540m). Panoramic ridges.
Level 5 (10km, 1650-2000m). Nomadic shepherds and water springs
 
JULY 2022
Week-End 02-03 TREKKING in the SHOUF
 Per peron,
 $30 Saturday only
 150 Week-End, 8-10 persons. Transportation, Guiding, Dinner, Accommodation B&B, Lunch box day2.
 + Shouf Reserve per day: LL.100’000 Lebanese, $10 non-Lebanese
Saturday 02
Hiking AIN ZHALTA, 40km from Beirut.
Bus leaves Hikmeh at 9am. Road via Mdeirej.
Ain Zhalta is one of the components of the Shouf Biosphere Reserve.
We’ll be hiking in forest along nice new trails and on top of panoramic ridges overlooking the Beqaa.
We then end at a small hotel contiguous to the Barouk Reserve.
Level 6 (12km, 1300-1800m). Starting at 1300m.
Level 4 (08km, 1500-1800m). Shuttle to altitude 1500m.
Option1: Dinner & night at hotel.
Option2: Return to Beirut with the bus.
 
Sunday 03
Hiking BAROUK, 50km from Beirut.
Bus leaves Hikmeh at 8am. Road via Mdeirej.
Merging with the overnighters.
 The itinerary crosses Barouk & Maasser forests, both being components of the Reserve.
 Level 5 (10km, 1300-1750m). Starting at 1300m.
 Level 4 (08km, 1500-1750m). Shuttle to altitude 1500m.
 
Early announcement!
July 28-29 Family trekking
A lady and her daughter, aged 6, are booked for a 2-day trek, open to all. Details to follow.

RURAL TOURISM

Discovering the interior, sites & people. Day trips or week-ends.
SAMPLE TOURS
METN & KESROUAN. Cultural round trip of 170km.
Day1: Baabdate wine presses, Jaouz Roman temple, Baskinta. Optional hotel overnight.
Day2: Faqra ruins, Tabriyyeh site, Bzommar cathedral, Jeita old olive trees.
QADISHA Cultural & mild hiking
Day1: Hike Qadisha (World Heritage). Deep gorge. Optional homestay.
Day2: Hike Qozhaya. Cave sanctuaries.

IMPORTANT

Our trips are safe. No risks are taken other than ordinary ones pertaining to the activity.
Accidents may nevertheless happen as they can do while at home or walking down the street.
LIBAN TREK HAS NO INSURANCE POLICY COVERING PARTICIPANTS DURING ANY OF ITS SCHEDULED TRIPS.
IT CANNOT BE HELD RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY ACCIDENT OR CONSEQUENCE RESULTING THEREFROM

TYPE OF TRIPS

SUNDAY HIKING TRIPS
Nature trails. Varied hiking levels
Levels: 1-3 for easy, 4-6 for moderate, 7-9 for hard
Gathering as of 7:30, Departure at 8:00am. Participants may be picked-up on the way.
TREKKING
 Continuous hiking over 2 days or more
Overnights at monasteries, guesthouses, home stays or camping under tents
Normally, all is provided, bed sheets, covers … Towels also, except for camping and other rare occasions
SNOWSHOEING
Hiking on snow. Ordinary hiking boots required.
Equipment: Snowshoes (fixed under the boots) and poles. Snowshoes & poles can be rented.
Moderate level in general. Same pricing as hiking.
RURAL TOURISM
Contribution to sustainable development of Rural Lebanon
Trips of 1 day or 2. Guided visits with no or little walking.
Discovering Lebanon backcountry; people, cuisine, hidden sites, …
TRAVELLING
Chosen destinations for eclectic people. Programmes on request
Trekking or Cultural escorted trips; best local guides and services.