Sun 22

Lebanon Traveler - - AGENDA -

Snow­shoe­ing and snow­man com­pe­ti­tion

En­joy the close of the win­ter sea­son in the moun­tains with the kids with a day snow­shoe­ing and the epic 2015 snow­man com­pe­ti­tion at Be­ity Kfarde­bian. Meet­ing point Sin el Fil, Fac­ing Pain d’or be­tween Hayek and Mkalles round­about. Adults LL75,000; Kids un­der 12 LL52,500 in­clud­ing trans­port. NEOS Kids

Hike in As­sia

A hike with breath­tak­ing views along the moun­tain cliff that over­looks the val­ley of As­sia. The vil­lage in the mid­dle of Ba­troun is known for its hand­crafted pot­tery, his­tor­i­cal ru­ins that re­veal an­cient civil­i­sa­tions and spring and wa­ter ponds. The hike will be fol­lowed by a visit to one of the vil­lage’s pot­tery ar­ti­sans. Dif­fer­ent hik­ing lev­els avail­able. Meet­ing point Mar Maroun Church, Dora, 7.30am. LL35,000; LL30,000 un­der 18s or groups of 5+, in­clud­ing trans­port. Dale Co­ra­zon.

Hike Nahr El Jouz

A hike in the Ba­troun re­gion, along the river val­ley for level 2 hik­ers (5km, 150- 200m) and tak­ing in old bridges and wa­ter­mills for level 4 hik­ers (8km, 150400m). Meet­ing point La Sagesse Park­ing, Fac­ing Hik­meh School, Achrafieh. Adults LL40,000; Mar­ried cou­ples LL70,000; Stu­dents LL35,000; Un­der 18s LL30,000 in­clud­ing trans­port. Liban Trek

Hike Wata Al Joz

You don’t have to go far from Beirut for stunning moun­tain views. Pro­max are of­fer­ing a 10km hike through the fresh moun­tain air of Wata Al Joz in Mount Le­banon at 1300m altitude. Meet­ing point Sagesse Uni­ver­sity, 8am. LL45,000 in­clud­ing trans­port, break­fast and lunch. Pro­max Sports

Hike – Afqa’s Plateau Ju­niper trail

A hike through the Ke­ser­wan area, to­wards Nabeh Al Ha­did and Al Nabi Hed­wan, to take in the unique ju­niper for­est. A huge cav­ern dom­i­nates the moun­tain­side where wa­ter roars down un­der a Ro­man bridge be­fore snaking its way to­wards the sea. Meet­ing point Sodeco Square. LL40,500 in­clud­ing trans­port. Be­yond By­b­los

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