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Stargazing, Yoga, Music, Camping & Hiking at 'L’étoile des Cèdres' with Dale Corazon

CAMP LOCATION : Arz Tannourine - Slayeb/ Batroun / In the North
1800 meters above sea level.
99 km from Beirut.

WHEN : Saturday 15 & Sunday 16, September, 2018

ENCOUNTER PLACES : Mar Maroun Church Parking, Dora.
On Saturday 15, @ 15:00 PM: Those who are coming by bus or by car (camping & Stargazing event)
: Arz Tannourine - L’étoile des cèdres

On Sunday 16, @ 7:30 AM :Those who are coming by bus (hiking event Nahr El Jawz)
FEES:
For this event, you can participate to the whole weekend or only participate in the second day for the hiking activity:
1)13$/person for Stargazing, including: Telescope Observations, campfire food, insurance, and pictures.

2)30$/person for the whole weekend, including: Telescope Observations, campfire food (roasted potatoes, corn), accommodation, homemade breakfast, guides, insurance and pictures. You can choose to hike at the Majestic Tannourine Cedars reserve alone.
P.S: you can bring your tent.


3)40$/person for the whole weekend, including: Telescope Observations, campfire food (roasted potatoes, corn), accommodation with Tent, homemade breakfast, guides, insurance and pictures. You can choose to hike at the Majestic Tannourine Cedars reserve alone.

4)47$/person for the whole weekend, including: Telescope Observations, campfire food (roasted potatoes, corn), accommodation, homemade breakfast, hiking (event + transportation at Nahr El Jawz only), guides, insurance, 5 minutes warming up, stretching and pictures.
P.S: you can bring your tent.

5)57$/person for the whole weekend, including, accommodation with Tent, Telescope Observations, campfire food at night like roasted potatoes and corn, homemade breakfast, hiking (event + transportation Nahr El Jawz only), guides, insurance, 5 minutes warming up, stretching and pictures.

6) 10$/person for yoga session it's an option.
7) For Sunday at Nahr El Jawz: 40,000 LL per person including, transport, guides, insurance, guides, insurance, 5 minutes warming up, stretching and pictures. Special price 35,000 LL for young under 18 years old or group of 5 persons.

WHAT TO TAKE: Take some light snacks that will boost up your energy such as dried fruits. Pack your backpacks with water, cap, spotlights, sunglasses, sunscreen and toilet essentials with Sleeping bag-pillow (for camping). 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.
FOR RESERVATION AND INFO: Please Call 00961-70-986118 or 00961-70-997062 and by sending SMS, mentioned your name, surname and the event you wish to join us on.

Below is our program for this special event:

Yoga immersion, Live music and Stargazing
Day 1: ‘’ L’étoile des cèdres’’ Arz Tannourine.
We will leave the meeting point at 15.00Pm. After reaching the location, we will pitch our tents, put the luggage, have some rest. Those who want can watch the sunset in this particular area that offers amazing views.
Then, we will Join for a yoga immersion adventure retreat that will connect your mind, body, and soul in the spiritual surrounding of astounding beauty and natural diversity of Cedars of Tannourine.. To compliment this dynamic and regenerative movement, we will also spend time over the sunset for reflection, intention setting, and meditation. Our spiritual journey will explore beyond our bodies into our relationship with the divine.
This very special day of yoga immersion, in the sacred and mystical lands of God, will renew, detoxify, inspire, and restore your vital energy.
Later, we will enjoy the cozy atmosphere around the bonfire with live music performed by talented people who will amazed us by acoustic jams and vocal, sing along with them and enjoy the night under millions of stars with friends, families and our beloved ones. For all musicians lovers they can join us with their musical instrument.
We will spend the night there, enjoy a clear sky full of stars and end the night by a cozy gathering around the campfire to have dinner of roasted potatoes, corn… and boiled tea. Of course there will be a snack near us where we can by homemade mankoushe.
Together we will leave our home planet and launch into an adventure taking us from our neighboring planets to far reaches of the Universe.
Those who chooses the Stargazing or Yoga event only, will return by car to Beirut
Day 2: Ibrine to Kfarhay village -
Next day, we will enjoy a traditional homemade breakfast, make a small tour in the area of Arz Tannourine, then wait the other group to come from Beirut and join them at Ibrine village by our car for the hike. The amazing scenery that your eyes catch upon reaching these amazing landscapes is indescribable.

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:
Due to the topography of the ground and the walk beside the river, you are bound to descend and ascendant minor slopes, so the hike will be a Level 4 (9.5 Km), it will be easy.
First we will visit the tomb of Patriarch Elias Hoayek in Sainte Famille Convent. The trail offers many scenic spots and adventure. You will start walking from the village of Rashkida and head towards the river bank until you reach the bridge of Boxmaya village. The bus will then take you to Kfarhay to visit St. Maroun Monastery.

LEVEL 5 (13Km) will start with level 4, a descent to the river and a wonderful walk along its bank will include some adventurous passages along the border of the water canal. Will continue along a trail leading to old mills and old stone bridges, than you will head up to reach St. Maroun Monastery at Kfarhay village.
Mar Youhanna Maroun (St. John Maron) was the first Maronite Patriarch (702-710). During his mandate, Maronites moved from Syria to Lebanon and made Kfarhay the Patriarchal Seat until 938 when it moved to Yanouh. The skull of Mar Maroun is safeguarded there, you will see it, and visit the precious museum of old books dated back to the 15th century.
In our return to Beirut, our stop can be in Batroun to drink fresh Lemonade.
You can't buy happiness! But you can buy a Tent.

SUMMERY:
Event: Stargazing, camping & hiking 15, 16 of Sept
Location : Arz Tannourine/ L’étoile des Cèdres.
Options & Fees :
Stargazing, campfire/ campfire food (by car) 13$
Stargazing, campfire/ campfire food +camping (your tent) + breakfast
Option you can hike alone at Tannourine Cedars Reserve 30$
Stargazing, campfire/ campfire food +camping (our tent) + breakfast
Option you can hike alone at Tannourine Cedars Reserve 40$
Stargazing, campfire/ campfire food +camping (your tent) + hiking (by bus on Sunday only) + breakfast ( Hiking at Nahr El Jawz) 47$
Stargazing, campfire/ campfire food +camping (our tent) + hiking(by bus on Sunday only) + breakfast. ( Hiking at Nahr El Jawz) 57$
Hiking event (by Bus) ( Hiking at Nahr El Jawz) 40,000 LL
Yoga Session (its option) 10$

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.