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Trip 481: Hiking from Balo3 Bal3a to Douma


Join us this Sunday 16 June 2019 in a very unique hiking trip with the Footprints Nature Club, where you will have the opportunity to see one of the most beautiful natural monuments and one the most beautiful villages in Lebanon in one trip. All this will be while:

Hiking from Balo3 Bal3a to Douma

The hike will start on the way to Bal3a, then head towards the unique and splendid natural monument Balo3 Bal3a to go on a steep uphill and then downhill to the most beautiful Lebanese village Douma where we will pass inside the ancient streets of the village passing through the historical St. John Baptist Monastery.


The hike will be of a Medium Level (6 to 7/10 - 10 KMs - 4 to 5 hours). We will have a steep uphill of 250 meters from Balo3 Bal3a with around 5 KMs, before starting all the way downhill to Douma.

Don't forget to download our mobile app by clicking here for Google Play or App Store, or simply search for: "Footprints Nature Club"...

 

 

شاركونا هذا الأحد 16 حزيران 2019 في رحلة سير رائعة وفريدة ستأخذنا الى احد اجمل المواقع الطبيعية واحد اجمل القرى اللبنانية في نفس الوقت. فالرحلة ستكون:

مشي في الطبيعة من بالوع بلعة الى بلدة دوما

الرحلة ستبدأ من الطريق المؤدية الى بالوع بلعة والذي يعد احد اجمل المواقع الطبيعية في لبنان ونتجه صعودا ثم نزولاً الى دوما.

الرحلة ستكون بمستوى متوسط، بحوالي 10 كلم. الصعوبة في هذه الرحلة هي الصعود من بالوع بلعة الى قمة الجبل قبل البدء بالتوجه نزولاً الى دوما.

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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 35,000 L.L., includes:

  • Transportation from and back to Beirut
  • Cost of the guides

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 16 Jun, 2019 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 16 Jun, 2019 at 08:00 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.