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Hike Na­her El Jawz

A hike through Nahr El Jawz in North Le­banon. The level 3 hike starts at the vil­lage of Rashkida, vis­it­ing the tomb of Pa­tri­arch Elias Hoayek in Sainte Famille Con­vent and Deir Mar Geryes (St. Ge­orges) built in the 3rd Cen­tury. Level 5 hik­ers start from the St Famille con­vent in Ibrine, pass­ing through the dense pine for­est El Sheikh for­est, head­ing to­wards Rashkida. Both hikes end with a stop at Kfarhay to visit St. Maroun Monastery. Meet­ing point Mar Maroun Church, Dora, 7.30am. LL35,000; LL30,000 un­der 18s or groups of 5+, in­clud­ing trans­port. Dale Co­ra­zon.

Hike Fraidis

Qadisha Val­ley, is well known for its breath­tak­ing scenery and a val­ley that climbs steeply in a deep gorge up to the moun­tains that sur­round the Cedars, dom­i­nated by Qor­net es-sawda (Black sum­mit), at 3080m. This day-long hike will take you through Qadisha Val­ley, fol­low­ing a foot­path start­ing at the vil­lage of Fraidis along agri­cul­tural ter­rain. Meet­ing point Sodeco Square. LL40,500 in­clud­ing trans­port. Be­yond By­b­los

Hike Nahr El Jawz

A hike tak­ing in his­tory and na­ture through the Na­tional and His­toric Her­itage Site, Nahr El Jawz. Meet­ing point Mathaf. LL60,000 in­clud­ing trans­port. Foot­prints Club

Hike Man­tara, Daraya

A full day 11km hike in the Mount Le­banon re­gion, through Man­tara, Daraya, around 1200m altitude. Meet­ing point Sagesse Uni­ver­sity, 8am. LL45,000 in­clud­ing trans­port, break­fast and lunch. Pro­max Sports

Hike Darb El Sama, Harissa

A 14km up­ward hike, chal­leng­ing at first, but worth it once you reach Harissa, for stunning view across the coast­line. Af­ter a visit to Harissa Church, the hike con­tin­ues to Dar’oun, fin­ish­ing at Man­sourieh. Meet­ing point CIT/ Al Mawared, Dora. LL35,000 in­clud­ing trans­port. We Are Hik­ers

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