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 / WINTER 2021-22 / DECEMBER 13 – MARCH 13

UPCOMING TRIPS

CUSTOMIZED TOURS
We’re available for private requests, any date, to any destination.
SCHEDULED TOURS
Per person, excluding transportation
Lebanese: LL.150’000
Non-Lebanese: LL.200’000
Discount for child or 3rd family member: 50%
Transportation for a minimum of 5 passengers
LL.250’000- per adult
LL.150’000- per child under 12
JANUARY 2022 WINTER SEASON
Sunday 23
Hiking HABIL (Jbayl), 50km from Beirut
Departure from Hikmeh, 8am. Stop in Amchit, Forn as-Sabâya.
Meeting for cars: PharmaPure pharmacy, Amchit, off highway, 9:10am
Habil is a small village and the terminus for cars. It is at the crossroads of hiking trails.
We’re proposing 2 loops; the smaller passes historical sites, the other crosses the Bawalii valley.
Bawalii stands here for the giant ponds that are formed under waterfalls in rocky riverbeds.
Level 3 (6km, alt.700-900m). A Phoenician well and a Medieval patriarch hiding residence
Levels 5 (10km, alt.350-800m). Cliff hermitages and a painted cave of the XIIIth century
 

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.