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EHDEN Reserve Hike on Wed, May 25, 2022 with DALE CORAZON – LEBANON EXPLORERS
May 25 @ 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Hiking Trip to ARZ EHDEN with DALE CORAZON – LEBANON EXPLORERS
The importance of the 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.
HIKE LOCATION: Ehden forest /Ehden/In the North
============= 1450 meters above sea level.
95 km from Beirut.
WHEN : Wednesday, May 25, 2022
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 @ 7:10 AM
250,000 LL/person including transport, professional guides, 5 minutes of warming up, stretching, and pictures.
Children 18 years old and younger will have a discount of 10%. (225,000 LL/person)
Optional transportation by your own vehicle 150,000 LL/person
Make your group of 4 persons (& more) and get a 10% discount (225,000 LL per person).
There is a 20.000LL Extra entrance fee to Ehden Cedar Forest.
DESCRIPTION OF THE EVENT:
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 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 a slow pace – Altitude is 1420m to1700m) is intermediate. It is a beautiful uphill smooth walk that will start near Nabaa Jouit and continue to Ain Naasa at 1600 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. Afterward, you will continue downhill crossing 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 1420 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!
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 up your energy such as 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 mentions 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 events 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: Dale Corazon – Lebanon Explorers يلا يا قلب (group) and https://www.facebook.com/dalecorazonleb (Page)
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