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JANNET CHOUWEN Hiking & Swimming with DALE CORAZON

Hiking and Swimming at JANNET CHOUWEN with DALE CORAZON - LEBANON EXPLORERS!!!

HIKE & SWIM LOCATION : Jannet Chouwen river / Nahr Ibrahim.
In the north, 600 meters above sea level, 40 km from Beirut.
WHEN : Sunday, August 19, 2018
ENCOUNTER PLACE : Mar Maroun Church Parking, Dora @ 7:30 AM
OUR FEES : 40,000 LL per person including transport, professional guides, insurance, 5 minutes warming up, stretching and pictures. There is 8.000LL Extra Entrance fees to the Lake.
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, swimsuit, towel and sunscreen. Don't forget to get a jacket. Wear comfortable walking shoes, preferably hiking shoes (Professional brand is recommended). DC members get a 20% discount on sports equipment from 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, mention your name, surname and the event you wish to join us on.

DESCRIPTION OF THE EVENT:
Come and experience the pleasant moments of hiking along the bank of “Nahr Ibrahim” and swim in the marvelous river. The magnificent green forest mixed with oak, pine and many other plant species makes the valley one of the best in the world.
Janneh, as the name reveals, is a piece of heaven on earth and the lake is known as Jannet Chouwen
Nahr Ibrahim or "River of Abraham” is also known as river Adonis (river of immortal love) relative to the myth of Adonis and Astarte in Phoenician mythology. Today, it is one of the tourist attractions in Lebanon, being the place where the ancient god Adonis died, and the river became red with his blood.
The valley offers a varied landscape and it’s considered one of the most enchanting for hiking in Jbeil Caza.

HIKING LEVEL. 1 to 3 for easy, 4 to 6 for intermediate, 7 to 9 for strenuous
Level 4 (5 km, aprox. 2:00Hr ) will start from Chouwen village near the water source and take the path in the village, then in the midle of "Jabal Moussa" passing through trees and bushes where the views are remarkable. The trail will lead you to the marvelous lake "Jannet Chouwen” where will stop at the platform. There will meet with level 6 and will come back down to the river bank near the stone bridge for lunch, relax under the shade of the trees and enjoy the sound of water. You may benefit from a swim in the clean transparent water as well.

Level 6 (11 km. aprox. 3:30Hr) consists of ascending trails at the beginning that requires good physical competencies. You will start from Shouwen near the water source and head up to Ebre. From there, you’ll head down to Janneh, the trail will lead you to the marvelous lake "Jannet Chouwen” to meet with level 4 at the platform. You will have minimal time for rest and photo sessions. You will continue together along a trail offering many scenic spots and leading to old mills, old stone bridges for lunch and swim. From there you’ll head up to the bus.


Note: All Ecotourism Rules should be followed included Safety regulations. Otherwise all accidents will not be recognized by the insurance. And occasionally, due to reasons beyond our control, slight modifications to the event may occur.