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Special Weekend at Annoubine with DALE CORAZON on 30 April & 01 May 2016 - LEBANON EXPLORERS

Special Weekend at Annoubine Valley with DALE CORAZON
WEEKEND LOCATION: Old Annoubine village at Qadisha Valley / Becharre and Zgharta Districts
In the north, 1200 meters above sea level, 20 km from Chekka.
WHEN: Saturday, April 30 and Sunday, May 01, 2016
ENCOUNTER PLACE: Mar Abda Church parking facing the ex-bridge, Jal El Dib, @ 14:00 PM on Saturday, and Mar Maroun Church Parking, Dora @ 7:30 AM on Sunday.
FEES:
70$/person for the weekend, including rest at the guest house, dinner, breakfast, transport, hiking event, guides and insurance.
35,000 LL /person for Sunday only, including transport, guides, insurance.
WHAT TO GET: Get some light snacks that will boost up your energy such as dried fruits. Pack your backpacks with lunch, water, sunglasses, sunscreen, Sleeping Bags (IS A MUST), Personal Kit and Flashlight. 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 in 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.

DESCRIPTION OF THE EVENT:
Join us for a weekend at Old Annoubine village on April 30 & May 01, 2016.
You have two options: you can the full package or you can join us on Sunday for a hiking trip in Kadisha Valley.
The program of the weekend includes the following :
On saturday we will start by visiting the Phoenician Temples at Ain Akrine: This 2 big temples that are now called Qasr Naous with majestic pillars like the one in the large temple in Niha and the temple of Bacchus in Baalbek.
Then will head to Annoubine Village, walk down to reach the guest house. The weather might be cold so please don’t forget to bring light jackets with you. We put our luggage's (Sleeping Bags), have some rest and have dinner.
Next day we will have breakfast at the guest house and wait the other group to join us for a hiking trip to Kadisha Valley.

HIKING LEVEL. 1 to 3 for easy, 4 to 6 for intermediate, 7 to 9 for strenuous
The hike will be divided into two levels :
Level 4, will start from Hawka, visit the hermit, St. Marina and Deir Saidet Annoubine. It is a wonderful place to visit and you will have enough time to contemplate scenery and take pictures. The lunch will be by the river. It is a lovely place, a breathtaking setting. After lunch, you will continue to Mar Licha.
Level 6 (11 km) have about 600 meters downhill and 300 meters uphill. The hike will start from Diman. The track cuts through a bushy forest, all downhill until you reach the old village of Annoubine, where you will meet the other group at the guest house, from there we will continue together uphill to meet with level 4 at Annoubine Monastery and continue together as one group. Then the trail becomes minor ascents and descents all the way to Mar Licha, where the hike ends.


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Note: Ecotourism Rules should be followed like 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.

You can join our group on Facebook:
Dale Corazon يلّا يا قلب (group) and https://www.facebook.com/dalecorazonleb (Page)
For more information kindly visit our website: http://www.dalecorazon.com/

Best Regards,

Dale Corazon.

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