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Overview
Join GREEN STEPS for a beautiful hiking experience on Sunday 18th of February 2018, discovering the peaceful nature of Habil – Jbeil district, hiking through its green fields and forests, enjoying the surrounding wide green landscapes, ending our day with a visit to local artisanal brewery in Batroun.

What to Expect
Our day will start with a breakfast stop on our way.
Our hike will be in the fields of Habil village, crossing natural trails and passing through forests of oaks, olives and pine trees. Our path will overlook beautiful valleys and mountains, passing by an ancient church and old uninhibited houses.

The trail is of level 4, easy for families and children
Total Circuit length: around 8 Kms
Altitude: 760 m – 900 m
Variation : 140 m
Effective hiking time: 3.5 hrs at slow pace including easy gradual uphill

The hike will be guided by an ecotourism specialist at a moderate rate.

Please bring with you some snacks, fruits or vegetables. We are going to have our lunch in nature.
Our day will end with a stop at a local artisanal brewery in Batroun for a beer tour and free time for coffee break.

Important Information
1. General knowledge contest and quiz with a valuable prize for the participants.
2. Needs for the hike: hiking or walking shoes, windbreaker, hiking stick, backpack, water bottle of 1.5 liter min, camera, meal (dry fruits, energy bars, and sandwich), ID card, insurance card, smiley face and full energy.
3. The tour will be provided by a comfortable air-conditioned bus, reservation required.
4. Contribution: 40’000 LBP/adult, 30’000 LBP/student 13 to 17 y. old and 25’000 LBP/child 12 y. old and below, covering guides, program and transportation (food and drinks are not included - please bring the exact amount).
5. Meeting time and place : at 8h00 am from Zalka – near l’abeille d’or – PLEASE BE ON TIME
6. Return time : around 05h30 pm


N.B.:
- Cancellations without prior notice of 24 hours require a payment of 50% of the full contribution
- A minimum of 15 persons is required for the trip to be feasible
- Hikers are requested to book their places, the latest Friday
- Hikers are advised to participate in the hike to their own responsibility
- Hikers are asked to follow hiking ethics provided by Green Steps
- Smoking is not allowed during the hike
- In case of force majeure, some modifications may occur to the program

For info and reservation:
Roula : 03- 95 32 97
Gio : 71-72 37 70


Information about the region
Habil, 52 km away from the capital Beirut and next to Bentael Reserve. It is a very beautiful and peaceful village in Jbeil district.

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