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BKASSINE Highlights – JEZZINE Waterfall on Sat, Apr 08, 2023 with DALE CORAZON – LEBANON EXPLORERS

April 8 @ 7:30 am - 3:30 pm

Hiking in the Jungle is just amazing!!!



The village is characterized by the largest pine forest in Lebanon, by the charm of its central square where you can find Saint Takla, one of the most beautiful churches in Lebanon, the small souk and red-tiled houses.


HIKE LOCATION                          :  Bkassine/Jezzine/ In the South                                                         

=============                            850 meters above sea level.

                                                        74 km from Beirut.


WHEN                                           :  Saturday, April 08, 2023



ENCOUNTER PLACE           :  Saint Abda Church parking facing the New-bridge, Jal

===============              El Dib @ 7:30 AM

Driving directions to Saint Abda Church:       https://www.google.com/maps/place/Saint+Abda+Church+-+Jal+El+Dib

Or Martyrs Square at Al-Nahar Bldg., Beirut Downtown @ 7:45 AM





13 $ /person including transport, professional guides, 5 minutes warming up, stretching, pictures, and entrance fee to Bkassine protected area.

Children 18 years old and younger will have a discount of 10%. (12 $ /person)

Make your group of 5 persons (& more) and get a 20% discount (11 $ /person).

Optional transportation by your own vehicles 8 $/person





Bkassine lies south of Jezzine and it is one of South Lebanon’s most charming villages. The pine forest surrounds it and provides the perfect setting for a quiet Sunday away from the noise and pollution of the city.


Bkassine is gifted by nature with a large and exquisite pine forest, covering an area of 1 million square meters, making it the largest pine forest in Lebanon. It is also the last pine forest to the south of Turkey.

It is a traditional Lebanese town with red-tile roof houses and narrow streets. 

Bkassine municipality has assumed responsibility for the protection and maintenance of the forest. Some of the trails offer breathtaking views of Wadi Jezzine and the Bisri Valley.


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

Bkassine is a wonderful place for hiking; our hike will be divided into 2 levels:

Level 3 (approx.5 km) will be an easy and beautiful hike. The trail is in the shade of pine trees where views of Jezzine, the waterfall, Niha and the Chouf region can be seen. You will go then by bus to walk in Bkassine village, discover the great landmarks and take a lot of pictures.

Level 5 is a beautiful and amazing walking trail uphill and downhill of 10KM approx., you will continue along a downhill trail leading to an old mill, then to the river. You will also be able to see rare views particular to this altitude terrain. The scenery is great and will change at every point you reach. You will pass through a dense forest of different kinds of trees, giving the impression of being in a jungle. The track will take you to a “Fougere” bush that is dense and about 2 meters high. You will see two small caves intended for prayer on the way. In the end, you will meet with level 3 at the oil press in the village for lunch.

After lunch, you will stop by a local villager to buy Bkassine pine nuts produced from this forest. Then you will take the bus to the impressive waterfall of Jezzine. The scenery is great; the scenery is really beyond description. Confronted by the water, the greenery, and the plunging falls, you would imagine yourself in Paradise.


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.






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==





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 including safety regulations (hikers are advised to join our trips to their own responsibility). And occasionally, due to reasons beyond our control, slight modifications to the event may occur.

You can join our group on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/groups/dalecorazon/ (group) and https://www.facebook.com/dalecorazonleb   (Page)

Instagram:   https://www.instagram.com/dale.corazon.leb.explorers/#




Best Regards,

Dale Corazon – Lebanon Explorers


April 8
7:30 am - 3:30 pm




70/986118 - 70/997062