Superior Quality: Cedars Forest Hiking (full day)
- Live Guide
- Pickup Service
- 8 hr
Pick-up from your hotel A smooth 90 minutes +/- drive thru Mount Lebanon until we reach the peek of the Shouf mountains (Maaser el shouf) Meeting your local mountain guide first, check your hiking tools and instruments, security instructions then proceed to starting point. You may chose a soft, a moderate or an advanced level walk... thus the hike may be customized upon your request. The Maaser el Shouf cedar forest is rich and diverse... you will be exploring the Lebanese nature ! ... Back to point zero where you may have a cup of tea or coffee, may be purchase some local honey and traditional jam products before heading to the local village for some food and drinks facilities. Return to your hotel around 17:00
Operated by: DAVE LEBANON DMC
Situated at a high altitudes in the Shouf Mountains around 2 hours drive from Beirut city.
Our tour will start by heading to the mountain peaks at 1800m altitude.
As soon as we reach our destination, a short gathering with the local mountain guide for important instructions and then a moderate level hike will start to discover the majestic Cedars and the wild life. A Panoramic view of the Bekaa valley (east) and Mount Lebanon province (west) is guaranteed while walking thru the natural reserve of Maaser el Shouf protected forest all the way to Al Barouk. (Average time spent inside the forest is around 3.30 hours but may be greater or lessened upon request)
Security first: A professional mountain rescue team is available in case of any accident or injury.
Please make sure to carry the following items: A small bottle of water, a small snack (nuts, fruits, dried fruits…) paper tissue and sun screen protection.
Equipment: Hiking shoes, hiking sticks, a hat, appropriate clothing depending on weather forecast, and a backpack.
PS: This tour may be cancelled in severe weather conditions.