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Trip 595: Hiking Beit Eddine to Baakline to Shallalat Zarka


🌟 Join us this Sunday, March 3rd, 2024, for an unforgettable hiking adventure with Footprints Nature Club! 🌿
 
Explore the breathtaking beauty of the Shouf region as we embark on a journey from Beit Eddine to 7orsh Baakline ending in the enchanting Shalalat Zarka. 🏞️ 
 
Our adventure begins at the picturesque valley beneath the iconic Beit Eddine Castle and head up to another iconic structure: Hmade Castle in Baakline. From there, we'll traverse the scenic Baakline Forest, making our way towards the mesmerizing Reidan Sinkhole. Our first trail culminates at the stunning Blue Waterfalls of Shallalat Zarka, nestled between Daraya and Baakline. 🌊 
 
The trip will be divided into two levels:
Level 1. Easy to Medium Level hike offers a 6/10 difficulty rating, spanning 9 kilometers over 4 to 5 hours. Starting directly from the village of Baakline, you'll experience the beauty of Shallalat Zarka firsthand. 💧 
 
Level 2. For a more challenging journey, our Medium Level hike boasts a 6 to 7/10 difficulty rating, covering 12 kilometers in 5 hours. Beginning in the Beit Eddine region, we'll trek up to Baakline to join the first level of our adventure. 🥾 
 
Don't miss out on this opportunity to explore magnificent landscapes and create unforgettable memories with fellow hiking enthusiasts! See you on the trails! 🌄 #FootprintsNatureClub #HikingAdventure #BaaklineShoufRegion #DiscoverLebanon
 
 
🌟 انضم إلينا يوم الأحد 3 مارس 2024 للاستمتاع بمغامرة مشي لا تُنسى مع Footprints Nature Club! 🌿
 
اكتشف جمال منطقة الشوف الخلاب بينما نبدأ رحلة من بيت الدين إلى حرش بعقلين وتنتهي في الشلالات الزرقاء الساحرة. 🏞️
 
سيتم تقسيم الرحلة إلى مستويين:
المستوى 1. يوفر المشي من المستوى السهل إلى المتوسط تصنيف صعوبة 6/10، ويمتد لمسافة 9 كيلومترات خلال 4 إلى 5 ساعات. بدءًا من قرية بعقلين مباشرةً، ستستمتع بجمال الشلالات الزرقاء مباشرة. 💧
 
المستوى 2. لرحلة أكثر تحديًا، تتميز رحلتنا للمستوى المتوسط بتصنيف صعوبة من 6 إلى 7/10، وتغطي 12 كيلومترًا في 5 ساعات. بدءًا من منطقة بيت الدين، سنتوجه إلى بعقلين للانضمام إلى المستوى الأول من مغامرتنا. 🥾
 
لا تفوت هذه الفرصة لاستكشاف المناظر الطبيعية الرائعة وخلق ذكريات لا تُنسى مع زملائك المتحمسين للمشي لمسافات طويلة! نراكم على المسارات! 🌄

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Must Have

The normal hiking gear that you can find on our website in the page "How to Prepare?".

Your personal insurance.

Cost Fees

Trip cost 18 L.L., includes:

The cost of the trip will be 18$, covering:
  • Transportation from and back to Beirut
  • Cost of the guides
  • Cost of the local guide

Gathering Place & Time

Our gathering will be at the traffic lights on the crossroad of the General Security building الأمن العام and El-Mathaf المتحف region in Beirut. You can park in the parking nearby starting 7:00 AM...

We will start on Sunday 03 Mar, 2024 at 07:00 AM.
The bus will move at 07:35 AM.
We will stop for breakfast on the way. We might be obliged to do some modifications to the plans as needed during the trips.
We will finish on Sunday 03 Mar, 2024 at 05:00 PM.

Hikers' Tips
  • 01

    Be Kind to Yourself

    KNOW YOUR ABILITIES; CHOOSE AN APPROPRIATE HIKE.

  • 02

    Be a Lightweight

    THE LESS YOU CARRY, THE MORE ENJOYABLE THE HIKE.

  • 03

    Avoid Huffing and Puffing

    IF YOU CAN TALK WHILE YOU ARE WALKING, YOU ARE WALKING THE PERFECT SPEED.

  • 04

    Take a Break

    TAKE A TEN MINUTE BREAK AT LEAST ONCE EVERY HOUR.

  • 05

    No Food, No Fuel, No Fun

    DRINK FREQUENTLY AND EAT OFTEN.