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Join GREEN STEPS this Sunday to discover the village of Kfarmishki-West Bekaa where you will enjoy a beautiful combination of greenery, vineyards, colorful trees and flowers, and agricultural lakes.

Kfarmishki lies in the circumscription of Rashaya, in the southern part of the fertile Beqaa valley. The village stands at an elevation between 950 and 1350 meters above sea level.

Kfarmishki is historically reknown for its wine making and leather. But also for the best grapes and arak and for olives. It is located in the heart of Wady Taym overlooking Mount Haramoon (Jabal el sheikh) and is the last town in the Bekaa Valley before Hasbaya. It is at 96 km away from Beirut.

The journey will start with a breakfast stop in the Bekaa.

Get your cameras ready to capture beautiful landscapes. You’ll hike through its agricultural fields and valleys where you can admire a variety of landscapes, the Mount Haramoon and most of all the beautiful lakes full of water.

The trail is of level 4, easy for families and children
Total Circuit length of both trails: 7 Kms
Slope variation: 150 m
Altitude: 1’100 m
Effective hiking time: 3 hrs
The hike will be guided by an ecotourism specialist, at a moderate rate.
The weather will be warm, beautiful and sunny on Sunday.

It will be followed by a visit of an old handcraft local winery (we can taste and buy local wine)
We’ll take our lunch break during our hike in the village; so make sure to bring your lunch snacks with you.

We’ll grab the opportunity to stop at Qaraoun lake on our way back to Beirut

• General knowledge contest and quiz with a valuable prize for the participants sponsored by PRO SHOP – Salewa and Rim Water.
• 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.
• The tour will be provided by a comfortable air-conditioned bus, reservation required.
• Contribution: 35’000 LBP/adult and 25’000 LBP/child, covering guides and transportation (Please bring the exact amount).

• Meeting time and place : at 8h00 am from Zalka near “l’abeilled’or” – PLEASE BE ON TIME
• Return time : around 06h00 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:
Roula 03- 95 32 97
Gio 71-72 37 70

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