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Al Assi River, also known as “Orontes”, forms part of the border between Lebanon and Syria and between Syria and Turkey. It rises near the city of “Baalbek”, Lebanon, and flows in a northerly direction between the Lebanon and Anti-Lebanon mountains into Syria, where it has been dammed to form “Hims” lake.

On Saturday the 14th of July, BLUE CARROT ADVENTURES and I-HIKE are organizing a WHITE WATER RAFTING excursion to Al Assi River.

We will meet in the parking lot facing Virgin Mega Store at 7:30 AM. The Bus will leave at 7:40. We will have our breakfast in Chtaura.

Before engaging in a ride through the breathtaking scenery of Al Assi River, we will be briefed by the raft instructors and each person will receive a life jacket, a helmet, and paddles. Remember however to bring a bathing suit and a towel. You WILL get wet! For hygienic purposes, bring a T-Shirt and to wear under the life jacket and a scarf under the helmet.

Our rafting descent will be around 4 km.

The price of this excursion WITHOUT LUNCH is $45 including:

1. Transportation by Bus to/from Al Assi.
2. Rafting descent and equipment

The price WITH LUNCH is $ 60 including:

1. Transportation by Bus to/from Al Assi.
2. Rafting descent and equipment
3. For Lunch we will have different species of grilled “truit” or Machawi, mutabal,Homos, Fatoush, traditional salad, French Fries, Kebbe, Meshwi, Mezza, Soft drink, water and desert of the day.


For reservations, send us an SMS on 03-198686 with your name and the total number of participants or call us for any information you may need.

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE DEADLINE FOR RESERVATIONS IS FRIDAY THE 13TH OF JULY AT NOON.

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