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AL OZOR – The Golden Forest ‘Laqlouq-Ehmej’ on Sun, Dec 05, 2021 with DALE CORAZON – LEBANON EXPLORERS
December 5, 2021 @ 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Hiking Trip to LAQLOUQ – EHMEJ – The Golden Forest with DALE CORAZON – LEBANON EXPLORERS
|Ready for a new experience with Dale Corazon? Ready to discover unspoiled forests, cliffs, and splendid valleys?
Join us this Sunday for a special hike “Trail of our ancestor” at Laqlouq, Ehmej.
HIKE LOCATION : Laqlouq -Ehmej / Kaza of Byblos / In the North
============ 1250 to 1900 meters above sea level., 69 km from Beirut.
WHEN : Sunday, December 05, 2021
ENCOUNTER PLACE : Mar Maroun Church Parking, Dora @ 7:30 AM
Driving directions to Mar Maroun https://dalecorazon.com/contact/
130,000 LL/person including transport (Open windows), professional guides, 5 minutes warming up, stretching, and pictures.
Optional transportation by your own vehicles. (99,000 LL/person)
Children 18 years old and younger will have a discount of 10%. (120,000 LL/person)
Groups of 5 and plus get a discount of 10%/person (120,000 LL/person).
DESCRIPTION OF THE EVENT:
Laqlouq is a warm and glorious alpine paradise in the summer. Fresh air, rugged beauty, a charming pedestrian village, is waiting for us.
The sky and the nature of the region from “kornet el jraid” hill located at 1914 m above sea level are not to be missed. There are breathtaking views overlooking the river “Nahr Ebrahim” to be remembered forever.
Our trail is uphill and downhill for about 12km. We will walk for a couple of hours to reach the great Iron Oak forest in Ehmej ”Al-Ozor” then Ehmej village.
Ehmej is the perfect destination for your adventure. Stunning views and friendly villagers make Ehmej an ideal destination for escaping from the city.
We will start our hiking by a visit to “El Aalaq” spring in Laqlouq between the majestic mountains.
HIKING LEVEL. 1 to 3 for easy, 4 to 6 for intermediate, 7 to 9 for strenuous
Our hike will be divided into two levels:
Level 4, (7Km. 2.5 hrs. approx.). It’s a beautiful trail between different forests. From Laqlouq resort and head towards a beautiful natural hanging stone bridge, where the group will be divided. We will also be able to see rare views like the 3 pyramids particular to this altitude terrain. Then at ‘’ Laqlouq Resort ‘’ will take the bus to Ehmej forest (El Ouata) and from there we will continue walking on a downhill trail. The track will take us to the great Iron Oak forest in Ehmej ”Al-Ozor“. There will have a picnic lunch together. After lunch, we will walk down crossing by Ain Nassouh to a vertical isolated rock known as “Qornet Raheb” or the Monk’s peak.
Level 6 (12Km. 4.0 hrs. approx.). We will pass through white peaks, giving the impression of being in the sky, will continue from Laqlouq resort uphill and head towards a beautiful natural hanging stone bridge, after upward in a dirt road until we reach Qornet el Tillaj (1899) overlooking the area, all the area is full of natural rock formations looking like Statues making it a unique place to hike in and some wonderful sinkholes are there. From there downhill to El Ouata crossing by amazing cave and springs. There will be minimal time for rest and photo sessions. (Level 4 will do this part by bus).
Protect yourself and others around you by knowing the facts and taking appropriate precautions:
Distancing from each other is a must.
Cover your nose and mouth with your face masks. To keep it on, while we are on the bus.
Clean your hands often by using hand gel or other.
WHAT TO TAKE:
Healthy snacks that will boost your energy include dried fruits, lunch, water, MEDICAL FACE MASKS, HAND GEL, cap, sunglasses, and sunscreen. Wear comfortable walking shoes (A professional brand is recommended) and don’t forget to get a light jacket. 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 an SMS, or WhatsApp mention your name, surname, and the event you wish to join us on.
Thank you for not smoking during the trip and following all the ecotourism rules included safety regulations (hikers are advised to join our events to their own responsibility). And occasionally, due to reasons beyond our control, slight modifications to the event may occur.
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