If you are staying in Beirut for more than a few days make sure you take a day and leave the noise and the traffic behind and go to the mountains, the beach or a river. There are many places to go that aren’t too far from Beirut. If you would rather go with a group here are some options for you to consider:
Since 1997, Liban Trek has been proving guides, transportation and equipment to help you get out and enjoy the diverse nature in Lebanon. Each week Liban Trek offers different hikes throughout Lebanon and makes groups based on the difficulty of the hike. Check out their website and see what else they offer beyond hiking.
Offers different hikes each weekend as well as an assortment of other activities including: rafting, hiking, trekking, caving, snowshoeing, climbing, ropes-climbing and archery. Their website to see what activities are scheduled this weekend.
Wild Discovery Lebanon
This group offers tours and vacation packages in Lebanon and other countries. Look for a vacation package or find a tour for a day trip. There is a weekly for schedule for mashaaweer to a different city or town, such as Byblos or Deir El Kamar. When you go with Wild Discovery on a day trip you pay a little more, but you can relax and let them worry about the driving.
So yalla get out there and shimm il hawaa!