Hiking at Maroun El Ras – Yaroun on Sunday, February 24, 2019 with DALE CORAZON – LEBANON EXPLORERS
February 24, 2019 @ 7:30 am - 6:30 pm
Hiking Trip to Maroun el Ras – Yaroun with DALE CORAZON
EVENT LOCATION : Maroun el Ras, a small village in the south of Lebanon, at the frontiers with the Palestinian Occupied Territories, around 900 meters above sea level, a 100 Km from Beirut.
WHEN : Sunday, February 24, 2019
ENCOUNTER PLACE : Mar Maroun Church Parking, Dora @ 7:30 AM.
FEES : 40.000LL/person, including transport, professional guides, insurance, 5 minutes warming up, stretching and pictures. Special price 35,000 LL for young under 18 years old.
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. Wear comfortable clothes and 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
Maroun el Ras is a small frontier village in the South of Lebanon, where people bravely resisted Israelis in the 2006 war, and which was destroyed then totally rebuilt in 2007.
Yaroun is also a small southern village, where Christians and Muslims cohabit peacefully, and where mosques and churches are found in proximity of each other.
The hike will take place in a very safe location. It will be done in coordination with the municipality and security forces. We will start the day with a visit to the frontiers, and see landscapes from Bint Jbeil and its neighborhood from the Lebanese side. And views from the occupied territories, right in front of us.
HIKING LEVEL. 1 to 3 for easy, 4 to 6 for intermediate, 7 to 9 for strenuous
We will start a moderate level 4, (6 Km approxi) and walk in Yaroun, where we will have a stop at an old Othman mosque.
Will continue our walk to the Oak forest, a most picturesque place where the sight and sound of the place will make you forgets the city, your problems and everything! Our hike will end in a garden built in Maroun el Ras. The view there is breathtaking. You can see immense spaces on the other side of the frontier in the Occupied Palestinian Territories and the Golan Heights. We will have lunch at the garden, where you can buy food and drinks from the restaurant within the premises of the garden.
HIKING LEVEL Moderate. The bus will pick hikers who are tired at several locations along the way.
HIKING LEVEL Advance 6, (14 Km Approxi) will visit the old village of Yaroun and continue walking to Maroun El Rass where the scenery is great; the scenery is really beyond description.
Info: Non Lebanese must register one week in advance. Names must be submitted to the army for approval. (Full name, father’s name, mother’s name, date of birth, nationality), it’s Passport Photo. Don’t forget your Lebanese ID.
Note: All Ecotourism Rules should be followed including Safety regulations. Otherwise any accidents will not be recognized by the insurance. 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 يلّا يا قلب (group) and https://www.facebook.com/dalecorazonleb (Page)
For more information kindly visit our website: http://www.dalecorazon.com/