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Trip 483: Special Trip to Khenchara


The Footprints Nature Club members are invited this Sunday 23 June 2019 to a very special event that is organized by USAID & The Municipality of Khenchara in the Metn Region:

Special Hiking Day in Khenchara - Metn

A hiking trip at Khenchara Village, in a pine forest as a support and solidarity act and to experience endurance,self challenge, and adventure.
 
Our journey will be at Khenchara village located in Metn District, rich in historical monuments, traditional houses, old churches and enchanting nature.
 
The Drubna trail starts from Tallet el Mkarzel overlooking at Matn villages and will go down through the pine forest towards Mar Youhanna’s Monastery passing by two main springs, an old grape press and churches till we reach our final destination at Mar Youhanna’s Monastery founded between 1696 and 1697 and home  to the first Printer in arabic letters in the middle east and Mar Nqoula church characterized by its iconostasis of oak wood.

After the tour a welcoming buffet will be held at the Monastery yard in a beautiful nature setting and a big variety of Lebanese dishes and cooking.

 

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شاركونا هذا الأحد 23 حزيران 2019 في رحلة سير مميزة ينظمها برنامج USAID بالتعاون مع بلدية الخنشارة في المتن:

مشي في الطبيعة مع برنامج مميز في الخنشارة - المتن

تتضمن الرحلة:
  • ترويقة بلدية: صاج لبنة وجبنة بلدية (فرن الخنشارة)
  • ‏انطلاق المسار: الساعة العشرة والنصف 
  • المحطة الاولى: عين الصميدية 
  • المحطة الثانية: سوق الضيعة للتموين
  • المحطة الثالثة: كنيسة مار جريس 
  • المحطة الرابعة: زيارة Domaine Abarone
  • المحطة الخامسة: عين بيت عيال
  • المحطة السادسة: المعصرة 
  • المحطة السابعة: دير مار يوحنا للرهبنة الباسيلية الشويرية 
    • زيارة كنائس الدير الاثرية 
    • زيارة المطبعة العربية الاولى في لبنان والشرق

You can also reserve from your mobile app

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 Footprints guides
  • Breakfast
  • All the program details

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

We will start on Sunday 23 Jun, 2019 at 08:00 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 23 Jun, 2019 at 07:00 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.