About this tour
ABOUT THIS TOUR:
Take a journey through historical and natural wonders in Akkar el Atika! Located atop a lush mountain between the ancient cities of Homa and Baalbek, Akkar is the perfect place for any person seeking adventure and exploration. Surround yourself with nature as you climb to the roaring Akkar el Atiqa waterfall, nestled in rock carved out by broken ice. Climb to Hosn and witness the ancient fortress built by Mohrez Bin Akkar and once occupied by the Crusaders and Mamluks. Take a stroll through the Zabboud Neighborhood and meet the farmers and other inhabitants of Akkar known for their hospitality and relax as they immerse you into their rich culture. Take a trip through history, as you discover arcades from the old Mamluk mosque and Ghazarta church from the age of the Byzantines. Awaken your senses as you absorb breath-taking views of the Fir Forest and El Kobayat village while hiking the Lebanon Mountain Trail.
ABOUT THIS LOCATION:
Located atop a lush mountain between the ancient cities of Homa and Baalbek, Akkar el Atika is the perfect place for any person seeking adventure and exploration. Elected in 2016 as the country’s favorite village, Akkar el Atiqa offers the perfect combination of beautiful landscapes and impressive historical sights, rich with Lebanese heritage. The small village contains wonders for all, contributing an abundance of water sources and hiking trails for thrill seekers and well as countless quiet landscapes for those searching for serenity.
What to bring:
- Sunglasses, Hat, & Sunscreen to protect yourself from the sun
- Water bottle to stay hydrated
- Cash money if you wanted to buy local products from the region
- Shoes: trail running or hiking shoes are the best options. Otherwise, any comfortable shoes for the whole day
- Pick up & Drop off
- Local guide to show you the area
- Lunch at a local restaurant
- Taste local bites
- Entrance fees to venues when applicable
- Air-conditioned vehicle
- Gratuities (not included)
This Live Love Tour is powered by SEAL. It aims to foster authentic experiences & develop the economy and tourism in Rural Lebanon.
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