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Rafting with Dale Corazon - Lebanon Explorers!!!

This summer is hot and we should refresh ourselves, so we choose to make rafting again in Hermel, where Al-Assi River is offering enough depth of water all year round.

RAFTING LOCATION : Assi River/Hermel District/Beqaa
============= 600 meters above sea level, 140 km from Beirut.

WHEN : Thursday, August 15,2019
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ENCOUNTER PLACE : Mar Abda Church parking facing the new bridge, Jal El Dib @
=============== 7:30 AM



FEES:
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40 $/person including transport (comfortable air-conditioned Pullman), professional guides, insurance, rafting gear, raft ride, with instructor and pictures.
Children 18 years old and younger will have a discount (35 $ per person)
Every 5 coupons can be exchanged for a free hiking trip or
Groups of 4 and plus get a discount. (34 $ per person)
Optional you can take your lunch special fish in the local restaurant with 15 $. (Please if you can get the exact change to speed up the registration).

RAFTING AND TOUR DESCRIPTION:
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As for the name Hermel, it comes from word ‘Haram Eil’ is (Al Amou3) and its mean “Pyramid of King Eil”. The Hermel Pyramid 27 meters high, built in 175 BC and standing at the highest point of the Beqaa Valley.

Our rafting will start from the new camping site and ends at the Dardara Falls, you will engage in a ride through breathtaking scenery; you will follow the white stream and cross 3 waterfalls that will pump high your adrenaline. Be careful, for you will get wet! On the raft, wear your swimsuits with a T-shirt. Leave your cameras and phone in your bus. Its amazing rafting!!!

Our special lunch (trout and region specialties), will be in the camps near the river in a beautiful garden facing the river, it’s very important to support all the people in the villages, but optional you can bring your lunch.

In our return to Beirut, we will visit some landmarks like Deir Mar Maroun “Castel 200 B.C.”, Hermel Pyramid and the source of Al-Assi River “Nabaa al-Zarka”, you can take a lot of unforgettable pictures.

Diversified? Yes! You will encounter a lot of things in this event!


WHAT TO TAKE:
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Healthy snacks that will boost up your energy such as dried fruits, lunch, water, cap, sunglasses, sunscreen, towels, swim suits and toilet essentials. Don’t forget to get your Lebanese ID or passport. DC members get a 20% discount on sports equipment in Sports 4 Ever branches.
==There will be a breakfast stop along the way==
Extra Info:
• Changing rooms and showers are available.
• Professional rafting guide, neoprene suit, neoprene jacket, helmet, paddles, plus all equipment necessary for a fun and safe trip.
• Minimum age is 8 years.

FOR RESERVATION AND INFO:
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Please Call 00961-70-986118 / 00961-70-997062 and by sending SMS, or WhatsApp mention your name, surname and the event you wish to join us on.

NOTE:
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Thank you for not smoking during the trip and following all the ecotourism rules 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.