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Hrajel Cross, Chabrouh Dam Hiking Trip with Blue Carrot adventures and I-hike

The municipality of Hrajel is located in the Caza of Keserwan, situated at a distance of about 42 km from Beirut. It stands at an altitude of 1320 meters and covers an area of 1230 hectares.

The Chabrouh Dam is 40 kilometers northeast of Beirut and was inaugurated in 2007. The dam has a height of 63 meters. The reservoir has a capacity of some 8 million cubic meters and is some 1300 meters in length.The artificial lake is located in rural Lebanon and is surrounded by farmland. Agricultural lands stretch far below the Chabrouh Dam and the water is used from the reservoir to irrigate the lands, providing an essential resource to thousands of people in the villages below.

On Sunday October the 28th, Blue Carrot adventures and i-hike are organizing an intermediate level hiking trip to the cross of Hrajel and then to Chabrouh Dam. We will start from Chabrouh at the altitude of 1570m, hike on a flat dirt road with magnificent views over the Keserwan area for a distance of 1.50 Km and then start an uphill of 2.30 Km to the Hrajel cross at the approximate altitude of 1800m and then proceed to the lake view point at the altitude of 1850m. After the picture stop, we start our downhill all the way to the lake, hike around it to finally reach the bus who will be waiting for us at the gate of the dam.

We will meet in the parking lot facing Virgin Megastore DT at 7:50 AM. The bus will leave at 8:00 SHARP. For the persons living in the Metn and keserwan areas, we will pick you up on our way.

The price of this hike will be LP 45 000 (please have the exact amount) per person including:

1. Transportation from/ to Beirut
2. Local Guide
3. Assistance of Blue Carrot and I-Hike mountain guide

All participants are kindly requested to be equipped with the following:

1. Backpack
1. Hiking Shoes
2. Water (minimum2 Liters)
3. Snacks, Sandwiches, dried fruits…
4. A windbreaker/ Waterproof jacket
5. Fleece vest
6. Hat
7. Sunglasses, sunscreen and lip balm
8. Hiking Poles (if available)

For reservations, call BECHARA on 76-553007 or KARMA on 03-198686

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