Friday, 02 June 2017 16:51

Rhododendrons

The Friends of Nature (FON) invites you to its new hiking :

Rhododendron: nature's flamboyant bouquet

Incredibly beautiful, Rhododendron bushes carpet the landscape with flowers.
Now is their season, come enjoy them
And embrace Baskinta's nature.


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Destination: Baskinta village
Date: Sunday 28th May 2017
Level: Moderate
Altitude: 1250 m.
Denivelation: 200 m.
Average walking time: 4 hours

-Morning meeting point: Liban Park at Mathaf Beirut (parking fees: 2500LL)
Meeting time: 7:15 am
Departure: 7:30 am sharp
-Second meeting point: Spinneys Dbayeh at 7:40 am
Back to the morning meeting point: 5:00+pm
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There will be a breakfast stop at a local furn.
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FON will provide the following:
Transportation, guides, healthy snack, water, 5 minutes warming up and stretching for only 25$/person. Special price for groups and families.

Payment will be done during the hike day.

Reservations must be done before Saturday May 27.
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Instructions: bring with you: hat, sunscreen, sunglasses, hiking sticks, hiking shoes.

For more information and for reservation call or whatsapp: +961 70 343014

Friday, 02 June 2017 15:43

Sofar Black Iris

 LEBANON'S BLACK IRIS HAS PUT ON ITS FLOWERS, IT'S TIME TO VISIT.

 

The Friends of Nature (FON) invites you to its new hiking :

Sofar Black Iris
Laqlouq - Ehmej

Enjoy a masterpiece of creation at the peak of its bloom, Iris Of Sofar, one of Lebanon's special irises, and treat yourself to gorgeous landscape.
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Destination: Laqlouq
Date: Sunday 14th May 2017
Level: Moderate
Altitude: 1500 m.
Denivelation: 200 m.
Average walking time: 4 hours
Trail: From Laqlouq to Ehmej

-Morning meeting point: Liban Park at Mathaf Beirut (parking fees: 2500LL)
Meeting time: 7:15 am
Departure: 7:30 am sharp
-Second meeting point: Spinneys Dbayeh at 7:40 am
-Third meeting point: Paul Maameltein at 7:50 am
Back to the morning meeting point: 5:00+pm
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There will be a breakfast stop at a local furn.
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FON will provide the following:
Transportation, guides, healthy snack, water, 5 minutes warming up and stretching for only 30$/person. Special price for groups and families.

Payment will be done during the hike day.

Reservations must be done before Saturday May 13.
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Instructions: bring with you: hat, sunscreen, sunglasses, hiking sticks, hiking shoes.

For more information and for reservation call or whatsapp: +961 70 343014

Friday, 02 June 2017 13:35

Ehden Orchids

EHDEN FOREST NATURE RESERVE A TREASURE NOT TO MISS ON

 

The Friends of Nature (FON) invites you to its new hiking :

Orchids in Ehden Nature Reserve

We will walk the Cedar forest nature reserve of Ehden to enjoy its majestic landscape, beautiful cedars and diverse beings especially the blooming wild orchids.


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Destination: Ehden Nature Reserve or Horsh Ehden
Date: Sunday 7th May 2017
Level: Moderate
Altitude: 1300 m.
Denivelation: 200 m.
Average walking time: 4 hours
Trail: loop (uphill-downhill)

-Morning meeting point: Liban Park at Mathaf Beirut (parking fees: 2500LL)
Meeting time: 7:15 am
Departure: 7:30 am sharp
-Second meeting point: Spinneys Dbayeh at 7:40 am
-Third meeting point: Paul Maameltein at 7:50 am
Back to the morning meeting point: 5:00+pm
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There will be a breakfast stop.
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FON will provide the following:
Transportation, reserve entrance fees, guides, healthy snack, 5 minutes warming up and stretching for only 30$/person. Special price for groups and families.

Payment will be done during the hike day.

Reservations must be done before Saturday May 6.
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Instructions: bring with you: hat, sunscreen, sunglasses, hiking sticks, hiking shoes and water (minimum 1.5 liters).

For more information and for reservation call or whatsapp: +961 70 343014

Thursday, 01 June 2017 16:32

Apple Blossom

Come discover amazing Akoura's landscape with us !!! Don't forget your camera. We're waiting for you.

 

The Friends of Nature (FON) invites you to its new hiking :

Apple Blossom

Walking the orchards in their white bloom to feel the magic of Spring.
Accompanying clouds will add expression to the fields and mystery to the landscape.
It is the perfect combination for magnificent scenery and supreme photos. Walk with us.


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Destination: Apple Orchards of Akoura
Date: Sunday 30th April 2017
Level: Moderate
Altitude: between 1400 m and 1550 m.
Average walking time: 4 hours

-Morning meeting point: Liban Park at Mathaf Beirut (parking fees: 2500LL)
Meeting time: 7:15 am
Departure: 7:30 am sharp
-Second meeting point: Spinneys Dbayeh at 7:40 am
-Third meeting point: Paul Maameltein at 7:50 am
Back to the morning meeting point: 5:00+pm
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Breakfast stop: Manakish at Aaqoura village.
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FON will provide the following:
Transportation, guides, healthy snack, 5 minutes warming up and stretching for only 30$/person. Special price for groups and families.

Payment will be done during the hike day.

Reservations must be done before Friday April 28.
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Instructions: bring with you: hat, sunscreen, sunglasses, hiking sticks, hiking shoes and water (minimum 1.5 liters).

For more information and for reservation call or whatsapp: +961 70 343014