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