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 2023
We’re available for private requests, any date, to any destination.
Amounts are in USD. Payment in $ or LL (market rate).
Participation, excluding transportation
$15- per adult
$5- per child or 3rd family member
Transportation for a minimum of 7 passengers
$15- per adult
$10- per child under 12
Hiking JABAL MOUSSA (Ftouh), 50km from Beirut ……………Reserve: +$8pp
Bus leaves Hikmeh at 8am.
Level 4 (07km, 1000-1600m). Old silk settlements
Level 6 (12km, 1000-1600m). Autumn colours
Hiking HIYYATA (Ftouh), 35km from Beirut
Bus departure from Hikmeh at 9am.
Meeting for cars: Ghazir’s fork, behind Paul’s Maameltein, 9:30am.
Hiyyata is a small village surrounded by forests, colourful in Autumn.
A loop hike along good footpaths lead to nice landmarks in the area.
Level 5 (10km, alt.900-1400m). Tabriyyeh rock chapel and Chahtoul old houses.
WEEK-END 25 – 26.11
Trekking AKKAR/DOLMEN & MEGALITHS
Traveling in own cars is possible, for Day1 and for the week-end. Not for Day2 alone.
Day1: Saturday 25.11
Hiking MENJEZ, 130km from Beirut
Bus leaves Hikmeh at 7:30am.
Meeting for cars: Qasr al-Helou (Hallab) in Abdeh (Akkar), not later than 9:30am.
Menjez is a border village with Syria on the Nahr al-Kabir river.
It is home of a number of unique remains; a Roman temple of basalt and prehistoric tombs.
To the hiking, add the visit of a local museum and a short film, introducing the finds in the region.
Level 4 (08km, alt.300-600m). From the temple of Nemesis to Deir al-Qalaa, an ancient Jesuit installation.
Overnight in Andqet (+10km). Rooms with toilets ……… Driver and bus stay in the area.
Day2: Sunday 26.11
Hiking AKROUM, 150km from Beirut
Transfer (15km) to Akroum.
Akroum is another border village and home to a variety of interesting sites, among which,
Roman temple, Byzantine basilica, megalithic tombs, Babylonian stele and a curious crater.
Level 5 (10km, alt.800-1200m). An open loop hike across the paramount landmarks.
Per person, for a minimum of 5
Price covers Guiding, Entrance fees, Dinner, Bed & Breakfast, Lunch Box (Day2)
Day1 only: Ordinary day fare + $5
Week-End: $110 Transportation excluded
$160 Transportation included
+$20 Supplenent for Single room.