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July 2017 Hiking Events for Dale Corazon

Rafting at Assi River, on Sunday, July 09, 2017 with Dale Corazon - Lebanon Explorers!!!

RAFTING LOCATION: Assi River/Hermel District/Beqaa 
140 km from Beirut, 
600 Meters above Sea Level,
ENCOUNTER PLACE: Mar Maroun Church Parking, Dora @ 7:30 AM
FEES: 40 $ per person including transport, insurance, guides, rafting gear, raft ride, with an instructor. Optional you can take your lunch special fish in the local restaurant with 15 $. (Please if you can get the exact change to speed up the registration).
There will be a breakfast stop along the way.
FOR RESERVATION AND INFO: Please Call 00961-70-986118 / 00961-70-997062 and by sending SMS, mentioned your name, surname and the event you wish to join us.

RAFTING AND TOUR DESCRIPTION:

This summer is hot and we should refresh ourselves, so we choose to make rafting in Hermel, where Al-Assi River is offering enough depth of water all year round.

As for the name Hermel, it comes from word ‘Haram Eil’ is (Al Amou3) and its mean “Pyramid of King Eil”. The Hermel Pyramid 27 meters high, built in 175 BC and standing at the highest point of the Beqaa Valley.

Our rafting will start from the new camping site and ends at the Dardara Falls, you will engage in a ride through breathtaking scenery; you will follow the white stream and cross 3 waterfalls that will pump high your adrenaline. Be careful, for you will get wet! On the raft, wear your swimsuits with a T-shirt. Leave your cameras and phone in your bus. Its amazing rafting!!! 

Our special lunch (trout and region specialties), will be in the camps near the river in a beautiful garden facing the river, it’s very important to support all the people in the villages, but optional you can bring your lunch.

In our return to Beirut, we will visit some landmarks like Deir Mar Maroun “Castel 200 B.C.”, Hermel Pyramid and the source of Al-Assi River “Nabaa al-Zarka”, you can take a lot of unforgettable pictures.

Diversified..? Yes! You will encounter a lot of things in this event!
WHAT TO TAKE: Take, water, cap, sunglasses, sunscreen, towels, swim suits and toilet essentials. Don’t forget to get your Lebanese ID or passport. DC members get a 20% discount on sports equipment in Sport 4 Ever branches.
Extra Info:
• Changing rooms and showers are available.
• Professional rafting guide, neoprene suit, neoprene jacket, shoes, helmet, paddles, plus all equipment necessary for a fun and safe trip. 
• Minimum age is 8 years.
• You will need: a swimming suit, a towel and dry clothes for changing afterwards.

Hiking Trip to ARZ EHDEN, on Sunday, July 16, 2017 with DALE CORAZON - LEBANON EXPLORERS.

HIKE LOCATION: Ehden forest /Ehden/In the North 
1450 meters above sea level.
95 km from Beirut.
ENCOUNTER PLACE: Mar Maroun Church Parking, Dora @ 7:30 AM
OUR FEES: 45,000 LL per person including transport, guides, insurance and entrance fee to Ehden Nature Reserve. Special price 40,000 LL for young under 18 years old or group of 5 persons.
WHAT TO TAKE: Take some light snacks that will boost up your energy such as dried fruits. Pack your backpacks with lunch, water, cap, sunglasses and sunscreen. Don't forget to get a jacket. Wear comfortable walking shoes, preferably hiking shoes (Professional brand is recommended). DC members get a 20% discount on sports equipment in Sports 4 Ever branches 
There will be a breakfast stop along the way.
FOR RESERVATION AND INFO: Please Call 00961-70-986118 / 00961-70-997062 and by sending SMS, mentioned your name, surname and the event you wish to join us on.

DESCRIPTION OF THE EVENT: 

The importance of Ehden forest (Horsh Ehden) became universal due to the uniqueness of its climate, plants and trees particularly the Cedars and the fir trees. Thus, the Horsh came to be the center of interest and destination for every stroller and tourist.

Horsh Ehden Nature Reserve ranges from 1250 to 1950 m. It is rich in biodiversity and constitutes a shelter for various kinds of flowers and wild animals and a haven for all bird species. It contains 70 species of plants that have been given the name of Lebanon (Berberis libanoticum, Alyssum libanoticum...)
The amazing scenery that your eyes catch upon reaching these amazing landscapes is indescribable.

HIKING LEVEL. 1 to 3 for easy, 4 to 6 for intermediate, 7 to 9 for strenuous.

The hike will be divided into two levels:
Level 4 (Distance of 9.5 km - 3,5 Hrs approx. at slow pace - Altitude is 1300m to1700m) is intermediate. It is a beautiful uphill smoothly walk that will start near Nabaa Jouit and continue to Ain Naasa at 1750 m level to have lunch and head then to the Jouar el Jafi. 
The forest becomes mixed with conifers including the majestic cedar and fir. Afterwards you will continue downhill crossing by Ain Naasa and through a pine forest to the lowest entrance of the natural reserve.
LEVEL 5 (Distance of 11 km - 4 Hrs approx.- Altitude is 1350 m to 1900m) will start with level 4 till you reach jouar el Jafi and have lunch together by Ain Naasa. From there, you will head to Al Jafia. The hike will be uphill and then downhill, it needs some physical competence. There will be minimal time for rest and photo sessions.

Don’t let any adventure go by untried. Live your life to the fullest!

Hiking weekend in Qobayat, Saturday and Sunday, July 22 & 23, 2017 with DALE CORAZON - LEBANON EXPLORERS.

HIKE LOCATION: Wady El Aswad - Qobayat forest - Norhern Lebanon
In the north, from 1600 and 1300 meters above sea level.
ENCOUNTER PLACE : Mar Maroun Church Parking, Dora @ 14:00 PM
FEES : 85$ per person including transportation Saturday and Sunday, overnight and breakfast, photography, hiking event, guides and insurance. 
WHAT TO TAKE: Overnight essentials. Take some light snacks that will boost up your energy such as dried fruits. Pack your backpacks with water, cap, sunglasses and sunscreen. Don't forget to get a jacket. Wear comfortable walking shoes, preferably hiking shoes (Professional brand is recommended). DC members get a 20% discount on sports equipment in Sports 4 Ever branches.
There will be a stop along the way.

FOR RESERVATION AND INFO: Please Call 00961-70-986118 / 00961-70-997062 and by sending SMS, mention your name, surname and the event you wish to join us on.

DESCRIPTION OF THE EVENT: 

This time, we will go to the Jabalna eco village. We will spend wonderful two days in the nature, in fully equipped shared Chalets, including chimneys, barbecues, TV sets, modern beds, etc..

Weekend program:
This is only a two days event with Dale Corazon

DAY ONE:
Upon arrival, we will leave our things at the compound and go on a visit to Qobayat village. Of course, we will see the birds museum, as well as Mar Challita’s historical monastery, in addition to an old Roman fortress. Qobayat is well known for its red tile roofs and its beautiful traditional old houses. 
At the end of the visit, we will go back to the chalets, and whoever wants can go have dinner at a nearby restaurant. From there, the view is really unique, since you will get to see the entire northern Lebanon and even parts of Syria. 
In the evening, a bonfire is in the program.

DAY TWO:
In the morning, the compound will offer a traditional Lebanese breakfast, with all kinds of cheeses, dairies, manakishs etc.. 
After breakfast, we will go walk on a beautiful trail and visit Wadi Al Aswad (the Black Valley). Our hike will start in Qammoua, on a trail known as Tariq El Ingliz. We will walk altogether as one group on that trail, and then hike in the Black Valley.
The intermediate level will continue to the Sanam trail for approximately one hour and a half. 
As for the advanced level, it will continue to Juwar El khiem, and walk for almost three hours and a half.
The hike will take place on an altitude that varies from 1600 and 1300 meters, with almost 500 Downhill. 
At the end of the event, we will go back to Beirut, we may stop in Batroun to drink fresh Lemonade.

Note: All Ecotourism Rules should be followed included Safety regulations. Otherwise all accidents will not be recognized by the insurance. And occasionally, due to reasons beyond our control, slight modifications to the event may occur.

Hiking and Swimming at JANNET CHOUWEN, on Sunday, July 30, 2017 with DALE CORAZON - LEBANON EXPLORERS!!!

HIKE & SWIM LOCATION: Jannet Chouwen river / Nahr Ibrahim. 
In the north, 600 meters above sea level, 40 km from Beirut.
ENCOUNTER PLACE: Mar Maroun Church Parking, Dora @ 7:30 AM
OUR FEES: 40,000 LL per person including transport, professional guides, insurance, 5 minutes warming up, stretching and pictures. There is 8.000LL Extra Entrance fees to the Lake. 
WHAT TO TAKE: Take some light snacks that will boost up your energy such as dried fruits. Pack your backpacks with lunch, water, cap, sunglasses, swimsuit, towel and sunscreen. Don't forget to get a jacket. Wear comfortable walking shoes, preferably hiking shoes (Professional brand is recommended). DC members get a 20% discount on sports equipment from Sports 4 ever branches.
There will be a breakfast stop along the way.

FOR RESERVATION AND INFO: Please Call 00961-70-986118 / 00961-70-997062 and by sending SMS, mention your name, surname and the event you wish to join us on.

DESCRIPTION OF THE EVENT: 

Come and experience the pleasant moments of hiking along the bank of “Nahr Ibrahim” and swim in the marvelous river. The magnificent green forest mixed with oak, pine and many other plant species makes the valley one of the best in the world.
Janneh, as the name reveals, is a piece of heaven on earth and the lake is known as Jannet Chouwen
Nahr Ibrahim or "River of Abraham” is also known as river Adonis (river of immortal love) relative to the myth of Adonis and Astarte in Phoenician mythology. Today, it is one of the tourist attractions in Lebanon, being the place where the ancient god Adonis died, and the river became red with his blood.
The valley offers a varied landscape and it’s considered one of the most enchanting for hiking in Jbeil Caza.

HIKING LEVEL. 1 to 3 for easy, 4 to 6 for intermediate, 7 to 9 for strenuous
Level 4 (5 km, aprox. 2:00Hr ) will start from Chouwen village near the water source and take the path in the village, then in the midle of "Jabal Moussa" passing through trees and bushes where the views are remarkable. The trail will lead you to the marvelous lake "Jannet Chouwen” where will stop at the platform. There will meet with level 6 and will come back down to the river bank near the stone bridge for lunch, relax under the shade of the trees and enjoy the sound of water. You may benefit from a swim in the clean transparent water as well.

Level 6 (11 km. aprox. 3:30Hr) consists of ascending trails at the beginning that requires good physical competencies. You will start from Shouwen near the water source and head up to Ebre. From there, you’ll head down to Janneh, the trail will lead you to the marvelous lake "Jannet Chouwen” to meet with level 4 at the platform. You will have minimal time for rest and photo sessions. You will continue together along a trail offering many scenic spots and leading to old mills, old stone bridges for lunch and swim. From there you’ll head up to the bus.

Our last stop will be by historical Phoenician ruins. Overhead at Mashna’a and at Shir El Meidan the impressive remains of a Roman temple and a citadel built on ancient foundations still dominate the scene, giving a breathtaking view over the astounding gorge of Nahr Ibrahim.

FOR RESERVATION AND INFO: Please Call 00961-70-986118 / 00961-70-997062 and by sending SMS, mention your name, surname and the event you wish to join us on.

Note: All Ecotourism Rules should be followed included Safety regulations. Otherwise, all accidents will not be recognised by the insurance. And occasionally, due to reasons beyond our control, slight modifications to the event may occur.

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Best Regards,

Dale Corazon - Lebanon Explorers


 
 
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