WHERE TO SLEEP

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Apart from camp­sites, there are sev­eral eco-lodg­ing op­tions in the area around Her­mel.

Al Kwakh

Run by lo­cal women, this eco-lodge con­sists of three tra­di­tional houses with mud chim­neys. A num­ber of ac­tiv­i­ties, such as hik­ing, raft­ing, bik­ing, rock climb­ing and cook­ing, can also be ar­ranged for guests.

03 454996/70 359659

Al Jord

Open ex­clu­sively dur­ing the sum­mer, this eco-lodge pro­vides ful­lye­quipped Be­douin-style bun­ga­low tents. Guests can also pitch their own tents on site. Ac­tiv­i­ties like trekking, cy­cling and don­key rid­ing can be booked through Al Jord as can trans­porta­tion from Her­mel. 03 458702/03 958094

Laz­zab Club and Lodge

Lo­cated in the heart of the Laz­zab for­est, this lodge of­fers sim­ple ac­com­mo­da­tion in mud huts. It is also pos­si­ble to pitch a tent on the grounds of the prop­erty and guests can take part in the lodge’s or­ga­nized hik­ing trips. 03 797569/71 146915, laz­zab.net

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