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  • Sunday Mar 10 2019 from 08:00 am until 05:00 pm
  • Hamat, Lebanon
  • Sports & Outdoor

Green Steps Hiking in Hamat

SUMMARY
- Date : Sunday 10.03.2019
- Timing: from 08h00 am to 05h00 pm
- Meeting point : Zalka – near l’Abeille d’Or
- Activities:Join GREEN STEPS this Sunday to discover the coastal village of Hamat, hiking in its green fields and discovering its monuments and religious sites.
- Level 4+ - 9kms - from 250 m to 50 m – 3 hrs
- Contribution: 35’000 LBP/adult, 30'000 LBP/student between 12-17 y.old, 25’000 LBP/child below 11 y., covering program, guides and transportation.
Excluding food and drinks (Please bring the exact amount).
- Reservation: Friday 08.03.2019 is the last day for Reservation.
- Cancellations without prior notice of 24 hours require a payment of 50% of the full contribution
- In case of bad weather condition, this event will be postponed.

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

Hamat is a village in Lebanon. It is located 287 meters atop the historic cape of Theoprosopon. It is home to the historic shrine and monastery of Our Lady of Nourieh. The village is also home to Saint Elias Church, which overlooks the Jawz River and the ancient Phoenician coastal town of Batroun.

The journey will start with a breakfast stop on our way.

We’ll start our hike by a visit to Deir Saidet el Nourieh in Hamat. A walk to the sanctuary located on the vertical cliff overlooking the sea is spectacular. We’ll visit as well two other convents in the area.
Then we’ll continue on foot along a partially asphalted road until we reach the bifurcation leading to Deir Saidet el Horshieh where you can admire an awesome view of the sea.
The hike will continue in the fields of Hamat and we’ll take an in-depth tour in the old rural streets of the village.

Our hike in Hamat is for fun and for culture.
The hike is of level 4+, suitable for all ages.
The hike will be guided by an ecotourism specialist and a local guide at a moderate rate.

We’ll take our lunch break during our hike in the village; so make sure to bring your lunch snacks with you.

• General knowledge contest and quiz with a valuable prize for the participants.
Green Steps is supported by SOHAT water and PRO SHOP – Salewa.
• Needs for the hike: hiking or walking shoes, windbreaker, hat, backpack, water bottle of 1 liter min, sunglasses, sunscreen, camera, meal (dry fruits, energy bars, sandwich), ID card, insurance card, smiley face and full energy.

• Meeting time and place : at 8h00 am from Zalka near “l’abeilled’or” – PLEASE BE ON TIME
• Return time : around 05h00 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 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 GREEN STEPS card holders, you can benefit from 25% discount on hiking and outdoor equipment from PRO SHOP - SALEWA


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

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