Ain Zhalta to Maaser El-Chouf

Ain Zhalta to Maaser El-Chouf

Ain Zhalta to Maaser El-Chouf

(Event costs 45,000 LL)
(this includes: Pullman transportation, Professional Guide, First-Aid Kit and Professional Photographer)
For more info, call Theo 03.582084
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(our breakfast will be at Wooden Bakery)

(our lunch will be in the nature, we will take a break for a quick lunch)

Ain Zhalta is a village in the Chouf District of Mount Lebanon Governorate in southwestern Lebanon. This trail gives you an excellent opportunity to see extensive cedar forests that form part of the Chouf protected areas in Lebanon.

While Baakline in one of the amazing places in Lebanon amd another large town in the Chouf, used to be the capital of old Mountain of Lebanon, back when Amir Fakher El-Deen was born.

This time our hike will be starting in Ain Zhalta reserve and we finish it in Baakline Reserve passing 2 reserves at the same time.

our hiking information:

- Distance: 16 km
- Hiking level Medium/Medium
- Cumulative ascent: +500m
- Cumulative descent: -50m
- Altitude: max 1300m min 1800m
- time for hiking between 4:30 till 5:00 hours
- we will have approximately 10 short breaks around 3 mins each before we reach the end.

best stuff to bring with you for hiking are the following:

- Backpack
- Cap or Hat
- Sunglasses
- Sunscreen
- Hiking stick if needed
- 2 liters of water
- Thin jacket in case you felt cold after finishing the hike.
- Dried fruits or chocolate power bars for hiking or sandwiches from home.

This hike will start with a 500m uphill then the whole hike will be easy-simple up and down hills.

(we should return back to Dora at 6:30pm max if nothing un-expected happened)