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Sunset Experience from Tarshish to Falougha: Hiking & Outdoor Gathering

SUMMARY
 Date : Saturday 06/08/2022
 Timing : from 3h00 pm to 11h30 pm
 Meeting point :Nahr el Mott, near Wooden Bakery
 Transportation: in a comfortable air-conditioned bus.
 Activities : Hiking from Tarshish to Falougha at Sunset time : trail of 8 kms - Level 5; followed by a chill-out in nature under the starry sky on Falougha hill around a bonfire
 Contribution: 12.-US$/person covering program, guides and transportation (Please bring the exact amount).
 Reservation: Book your space as soon as possible, as places are limited.
 IF YOU'RE SICK OR HAVE FEVER, PLEASE STAY AT HOME UNTIL YOU FEEL BETTER.
 Please read well the Important Information listed below:

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For info and reservation:
- Roula : 03- 95 32 97
- Gio : 71-72 37 70


OVERVIEW

Join GREEN STEPS on Saturday 03/08/2022 for a beautiful sunset experience, hiking from Tarshish to Falougha mountains, indulging your eyes with breathtaking sunset views of the area, and ending the journey with an outdoor gathering around a warm bonfire under the starry sky.


WHAT TO EXPECT
Our main activities are as follows:
 Departure at 2h30 pm from Nahr el Mott to Tarshish
 The hike will start from Tarshish at an altitude of around 1675 M from where you will take agricultural trail towards Falougha village going down to an altitude of around 1475 M.
 You’ll have the opportunity to watch an outstanding sunset from the top Mountains of Falougha where you’ll enjoy the beautiful view of the red yellow horizon behind the valleys. The hike will combine beautiful sceneries of landscapes and sunset and you will pass by small agricultural lakes for irrigation, end of the hike.
 The bus will take you to a lovely sunset spot suitable for photos captures. A gathering will take place there around a warm bonfire under the starry sky, where you can enjoy a drink and a bite around the fire. Please bring your drinks and snacks with you, and a warm jacket.
o Total Circuit length: around 8 Kms
o Trail level : Level 5 moderate
o Altitude: 1650 m – 1475 m
o Slope Variation : 180 m
o Effective hiking time: 3.5 hrs
o The hike will be guided by an ecotourism specialist at a moderate rate.



IMPORTANT INFORMATION
§ Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, you must PUT A MEDICAL FACE MASK IN THE BUS and when needed.
§ Needs for the hike: hiking shoes, hiking stick, hand sanitizer, medical face mask, warm jacket, hat, backpack, WATER bottles of 2-liter min, sunglasses, sunscreen, camera, meal (dry fruits, energy bars, sandwich, drinks), headlight or flashlight, mattress, ID card, insurance card, smiley face, and full energy.
§ General knowledge contest and quiz related to the area with a prize for the participants



N.B.:
• Cancellations without prior notice of 24 hours require a payment of 50% of the full contribution
• A minimum of 15 persons is required for the trip to be feasible
• Hikers are advised to participate in the hike to their own responsibility
• Hikers are asked to follow hiking ethics provided by Green Steps
• Hikers are asked to follow Covid-19 preventive measures
• Smoking is not allowed during the hike
• In the case of force majeure, some modifications may occur to the program



INFORMATION ABOUT THE REGION
Falougha is a village in Mount Lebanon, district of Baabda and is around 34 kms away from Beirut. It is bordered by Hammana village and they are both very distinguished by their nature and beautiful landscapes.

FOR INFO AND RESERVATION:
Roula : 03- 95 32 97
Gio : 71-72 37 70

Event of Green Steps by the NGO “Oaks & Cedars”. The contributions of this event will go to the reforestation of Lebanon.