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The Best Hiking Trails in Mont-Liban (Lebanon)

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Photo of Zaarour - Mtein - Mrouj (around Balouh valley) Photo of Hbaline - Hsarat - Bjerrine (the ghost town) Photo of Dhour el Choueïr (forest trail and old village stairs)
  • near Bikdâha, Mont-Liban (Lebanon)
    Distance
    3.88mi
    Elevation +
    1253f
    TrailRank
    88| Rating 4.5
    Photo ofZaarour - Mtein - Mrouj (around Balouh valley) Photo ofZaarour - Mtein - Mrouj (around Balouh valley) Photo ofZaarour - Mtein - Mrouj (around Balouh valley)

    Another beautiful easy loop between Zaarour and Mtein, aroud "wadi el Balou3". The way down to Mtein is mainly on LMT section 15. The sceneries are magnificent with rocks, trees and mountains in background. Just before r...

    Went April 2023. Lovely trail. A bit confusing when leaving the agricultural road midway. Path is not clear and LMT mark...
    3 cats
    The trail is nice and easy to follow. You will definitely enjoy the dry air in Zaarour. There is a bit of excavation tak...
    Ralph Yaacoub
    I followed this trail. Thank you.
    Nadananou
  • near Beïn ed Darbaïn, Mont-Liban (Libanon)
    Distance
    3.90mi
    Elevation +
    1138f
    TrailRank
    87| Rating 4.78
    Photo ofHbaline - Hsarat - Bjerrine (the ghost town) Photo ofHbaline - Hsarat - Bjerrine (the ghost town) Photo ofHbaline - Hsarat - Bjerrine (the ghost town)

    A cool nice hike from Hbaline to the famous abandoned village of Bjerrine via Hsarat village. It can be done in less than 3 hours which makes it perfect for a morning or an afternoon hike in the coming spring and summer....

    Very nice trail. Thank you Rami for always putting so much information !
    Lili Farran
    Thankyou for our discovering this hidden gem. A very significant village in the instability of the country. Abandoned du...
    malc.
    Thank you again for all the explanations you provide. I have been to Bjerrine before but not on this trail. I fell in lo...
    marioshka
  • near Ech Choueïr, Mont-Liban (Libanon)
    Distance
    3.83mi
    Elevation +
    636f
    TrailRank
    86| Rating 4.89
    Photo ofDhour el Choueïr (forest trail and old village stairs) Photo ofDhour el Choueïr (forest trail and old village stairs) Photo ofDhour el Choueïr (forest trail and old village stairs)

    Lovely morning walk in Dhour el Choueïr. Besides long mountain trails that are the main destination of experienced hikers, local trails around villages have their own taste. They are more easily accessible, usually famil...

    Wonderful for an afternoon small escape! Stairs at the end are challenging but pretty nice👍 thanks Rami!
    Cynthia Boueri
    Amazing trail! we did it in winter. There was snow on the trail, but no need for snowshoes. Thank you Rami for the detai...
    Joeffroy Otayek
    Rami never disappoint! Beautiful trail, easy enough to enjoy and chillax, rich with scenery.. this hike is suitable for ...
    Rania Talal
  • near Aïn ed Dâra, Mont-Liban (Libanon)
    Distance
    13.76mi
    Elevation +
    4252f
    TrailRank
    86| Rating 5.0
    Photo ofSannine (المثلّث) - Qaa el Rim - Wadi el Saquieh - Sahlit Mtaiyouhane - Sannine summits ridge Photo ofSannine (المثلّث) - Qaa el Rim - Wadi el Saquieh - Sahlit Mtaiyouhane - Sannine summits ridge Photo ofSannine (المثلّث) - Qaa el Rim - Wadi el Saquieh - Sahlit Mtaiyouhane - Sannine summits ridge

    An epic adventure at Mount Sannine. More than 70 % of the trek is off-trail. This hike is physically demanding and the summer heat made things more difficult. A continuous ascent of more than 1000 m will pump out your en...

    A hike to remember ❤️
    nadiram
    nature is very beautiful 👏👏👏
    amirhasan hosseini
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  • near Er Rouaïssé, Mont-Liban (Libanon)
    Distance
    22.21mi
    Elevation +
    6749f
    TrailRank
    86| Rating 5.0
    Photo ofBaskinta - Wadi el Deleb - Zaarour - Dahr el Mtein - Majdel Tarchich - Aintoura - Wadi el Amine - Mamboukh Photo ofBaskinta - Wadi el Deleb - Zaarour - Dahr el Mtein - Majdel Tarchich - Aintoura - Wadi el Amine - Mamboukh Photo ofBaskinta - Wadi el Deleb - Zaarour - Dahr el Mtein - Majdel Tarchich - Aintoura - Wadi el Amine - Mamboukh

    Epic hike combining selected sections of my past hikes around Zaarour mountain. It's a long hike with a considerable ascent. It's physically demanding and needs a lot of stamina. Have your headlamps because you will prob...

    Thank you Rami for this amazing experience, with a lovely scenery over the Lebanese mountains. It was one of the best an...
    Assia Yassine
    Thank you for this amazing trail and the lovely company. Loved it so much, and I would do it all over again if I get the...
    nadiram
    Thanks for such a super beautiful hike!
    Rania Talal
  • near El Mtaïn, Mont-Liban (Lebanon)
    Distance
    15.29mi
    Elevation +
    3704f
    TrailRank
    85| Rating 4.78
    Photo ofMtein - Bzebdine - Falougha - Jouar el Houz (Old and New LMT section 16) Photo ofMtein - Bzebdine - Falougha - Jouar el Houz (Old and New LMT section 16) Photo ofMtein - Bzebdine - Falougha - Jouar el Houz (Old and New LMT section 16)

    We started our hike near Mtein municipality. Our objective was to reach Falougha "lakes" following the LMT section 16 and then come back to Mtein by another route via Jouar el Houz. Long stairs and a trail will lead you ...

    Bravo!
    Bechara Maalouf
    Did it in reverse. The new LMT 16 is epic. The trail is well marked and was able to follow it without the gps. Saw 2 sna...
    ehajj
    Thank you for sharing Rami. I agree the old section is not very pleasant and the last stretch "the forest section" on Jw...
    radwan.bachir
  • Track 73: Mazraaet El Daher

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    near Ej Jleïlîyé, Mont-Liban (Lebanon)
    Distance
    7.56mi
    Elevation +
    1115f
    TrailRank
    84| Rating 4.5
    Photo ofTrack 73: Mazraaet El Daher Photo ofTrack 73: Mazraaet El Daher Photo ofTrack 73: Mazraaet El Daher

    I have this weakness for Bisri - Jezzine area. From the minute you park the car till you close the loop, one advise: follow the signs: "trajet vert" and the blue plastic arrow. You wouldn't need to look at your Wikiloc m...

    This trail may have been good before all the crises, but now it’s quite overgrown and sometimes difficult to find, espec...
    emily.hoppin
    Thank you for the trail uplodad
    Nadananou
  • near Ech Chaara, Mont-Liban (Libanon)
    Distance
    3.48mi
    Elevation +
    472f
    TrailRank
    84| Rating 4.84
    Photo ofKfardebian roman ruins - Natural stone bridge Photo ofKfardebian roman ruins - Natural stone bridge Photo ofKfardebian roman ruins - Natural stone bridge

    A short easy hike that can be done in less than 2 hours but you should allow some extra time to enjoy the natural stone bridge place (Jisr el Hajar). Starting at the main Kfardebian Faqra road near the Roman ruins, i fol...

    Nice.. better in cooler weather! ❤️
    Rania Talal
    very very nice
    amirhasan hosseini
  • near Ed Dallîl, Mont-Liban (Lebanon)
    Distance
    8.04mi
    Elevation +
    1745f
    TrailRank
    84| Rating 4.5
    Photo ofHiyata Cross - Wata el Jaouz - Jouret el Teffaha - Saydet el Qalaa - Chahtoul Photo ofHiyata Cross - Wata el Jaouz - Jouret el Teffaha - Saydet el Qalaa - Chahtoul Photo ofHiyata Cross - Wata el Jaouz - Jouret el Teffaha - Saydet el Qalaa - Chahtoul

    Starting from Hiyata next to the gate leadind to the Cross. The gate is closed and you will have to go around it to start your walk. After visiting the Cross place, take the nice trail to the left, leading to an old hous...

    Amazing Trail thanks
    Alain Tawil
    Thank You for sharing this trail
    Nadananou
  • near Ouata el Hrâjlîyé, Mont-Liban (Libanon)
    Distance
    8.20mi
    Elevation +
    1719f
    TrailRank
    83| Rating 5.0
    Photo ofQehmez - Jerd Hrajel - Chabrouh geodesic point - Bhassis Photo ofQehmez - Jerd Hrajel - Chabrouh geodesic point - Bhassis Photo ofQehmez - Jerd Hrajel - Chabrouh geodesic point - Bhassis

    After many snowshoeing loops in this area last winter, here comes the summer hike. We started on Qehmez-Afqa main road near the bifurcation of Jabal Moussa reserve. An ascent on dirt road will take you to a kind of plate...

    very nice trail , demanding but the views are rewarding, beware there are no shades
    philip hanna
    I don’t think you could find better than Rami in his knowledge of the area he trails in, or the geography around it. Bes...
    Rania Talal
    Very satisfying trail where each ascent is rewarded by a special view . Rami makes it more interesting with his explanat...
    Cynthia Boueri
  • near Ech Chattoûh, Mont-Liban (Lebanon)
    Distance
    15.56mi
    Elevation +
    3911f
    TrailRank
    82| Rating 4.67
    Photo ofWadi El Salib(full trail/3 peaks) - Bekaatet Kanaan - Zabbougha Photo ofWadi El Salib(full trail/3 peaks) - Bekaatet Kanaan - Zabbougha Photo ofWadi El Salib(full trail/3 peaks) - Bekaatet Kanaan - Zabbougha

    In this trail i tried to combine two common loops. Starting from Wadi El Salib, following the northern branch of Nahr El Kalb, passing by Kfardebian, Bekaatet Kanaan, Zabbougha and back to the starting point in Wadi El S...

    Beautiful trail hy endurance I'll faut le faire en printemps pour le longue journee
    josephsfeir958
    Hello Ray! Thank you for this amazing loop and the detailed desciption that answered most of my questions. I already mad...
    Rami Rachkidi
  • near El Moukhtâra, Mont-Liban (Lebanon)
    Distance
    8.91mi
    Elevation +
    1962f
    TrailRank
    81| Rating 4.9
    Photo of2019-05-08 Mokhtara - Barouk River - Haret Jandal Photo of2019-05-08 Mokhtara - Barouk River - Haret Jandal Photo of2019-05-08 Mokhtara - Barouk River - Haret Jandal

    The spring weather makes it perfect to hike this trail. The weather was foggy and light drizzle early in the morning but later turned into blue clear skies interspersed by white clouds. The river and water falls were at ...

    Thank you zahi. I followed this trail today. This trail has recently been added to shouf reserve trail. Thus anyone ente...
    nadiram
    Nice trail and beautiful scenery. The trail was well maintained and therefore clean from obstacles or bush. The Shouf bi...
    ehajj
    I will tray this trail tomorrow, thanks to share 🌹
    Kamal Jawad
  • near Ouâdi el Ammîne, Mont-Liban (Lebanon)
    Distance
    9.68mi
    Elevation +
    2369f
    TrailRank
    80| Rating 4.67
    Photo ofWadi El Amine - Majdel Tarchich - Daher El Mtein - Wadi El Manzoul - Zaarour Photo ofWadi El Amine - Majdel Tarchich - Daher El Mtein - Wadi El Manzoul - Zaarour Photo ofWadi El Amine - Majdel Tarchich - Daher El Mtein - Wadi El Manzoul - Zaarour

    We parked near "Jouroudi" at Wadi El Amine area. I usually prefer to start most of the hikes in the area from this point since access is easy to all cars and the walk will start directly on dirt roads. The spring season ...

    Thank you Rami for this trail ! A few days ago we PARTIALLY walked your trail. We walked the higher altitude PART of ...
    Marc Torbey
    Thank you very much Rami. The first 5 k are semi-urban but the rest is superb. Route finding skills required. Moderate t...
    Olivier Boudart
    Beautiful trail during spring. Amazing variety of grounds. We passed by green grass fields to interminable fields of flo...
    Cynthia Boueri
  • near El Moukhâda, Mont-Liban (Lebanon)
    Distance
    5.76mi
    Elevation +
    2021f
    TrailRank
    80| Rating 4.84
    Photo ofArz Ehmej - Wadi el Siyyar - Tellaj - Wardiet - Wadi el Ghbar Photo ofArz Ehmej - Wadi el Siyyar - Tellaj - Wardiet - Wadi el Ghbar Photo ofArz Ehmej - Wadi el Siyyar - Tellaj - Wardiet - Wadi el Ghbar

    Another hiking day in beautiful Ehmej. Starting from Arz Ehmej camping, we soon left the dirt road to enter "Wadi el Siyyar". This forest trail here is pleasant and well-marked in blue without technical difficulty. The o...

    Not difficult in terms of physical fitness but more in terms of technical footing and bushwhacking.
    emily.hoppin
    Wonderful site seeing
    Mohamad Jarrah
  • near Jbâa ech Choûf, Mont-Liban (Lebanon)
    Distance
    7.02mi
    Elevation +
    2844f
    TrailRank
    80| Rating 5.0
    Photo ofShouf Biosphere reserve (Jbaa entrance) Photo ofShouf Biosphere reserve (Jbaa entrance) Photo ofShouf Biosphere reserve (Jbaa entrance)

    Al-Shouf Cedar Nature Reserve, accounting for a quarter of the remaining cedar forest in Lebanon, was declared a Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO in July 2005. This reserve covers approximately 5% of the total area of Lebanon...

    Easy to follow and great as usual!!
    Wadih Homsi
    Hey Rami - sounds like an awesome trail. Hope you can take us there on our next trip to Lebanon!
    rana lonnen
  • near Ech Chattoûh, Mont-Liban (Lebanon)
    Distance
    6.01mi
    Elevation +
    1640f
    TrailRank
    80| Rating 4.54
    Photo ofWadi el Salib (Old houses/Faytroun) Photo ofWadi el Salib (Old houses/Faytroun) Photo ofWadi el Salib (Old houses/Faytroun)

    Wadi el Salib again and again. I've been there tens of times but i still enjoy walking or running in this valley. Some trails are still unexplored (Christ trail and Jouar trail): i tried to explore these 2 trails many ti...

    Go without kids. Great walk!
    Manal Abou Nader
    Great hike indeed. All the information provided by Rami was spot on except could not find the left turn to go see the ol...
    hgbayoud
    Done it several times, very easy to me....and there is a beautiful scenery... For the people who didn't go yet....watch...
    Bruno Khater
  • 2021-05-26 Barouk Valley River

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    near El Moukhtâra, Mont-Liban (Lebanon)
    Distance
    8.36mi
    Elevation +
    1788f
    TrailRank
    79| Rating 4.5
    Photo of2021-05-26 Barouk Valley River Photo of2021-05-26 Barouk Valley River Photo of2021-05-26 Barouk Valley River

    A German friend wanted to hike the Chouf area; the choice fell on Barouk Valley River starting from the Church of the Lady, Mokhtara. The trail, to my surprise, was in tiptop shape compared to previous visits. The Barou...

    The gps tracks inside the canyon are very approximate, if not shifted 400m. Probably due to the rock walls blocking sate...
    Christian Holzl
    Thank you for sharing this trail.
    Nadananou
  • near Dahr el Harf, Mont-Liban (Lebanon)
    Distance
    8.60mi
    Elevation +
    2441f
    TrailRank
    79| Rating 5.0
    Photo ofTarchich -Kneisseh -Bouarej - Remtaniyeh Photo ofTarchich -Kneisseh -Bouarej - Remtaniyeh Photo ofTarchich -Kneisseh -Bouarej - Remtaniyeh

    We parked next to a closed store on Tarchich-Zahleh road. There's a sign that marks the start of the trail: "اكليل الجبل - Mountain's crown- picnic area". The beginning of the trail is not really pleasant because of an o...

    amazing trail, but not a piece of cake
    hannaphilip
  • near El Aali, Mont-Liban (Lebanon)
    Distance
    13.98mi
    Elevation +
    2894f
    TrailRank
    79| Rating 4.67
    Photo ofMamboukh- Marj El Haour -Wadi el Amine - Zaarour ridge Photo ofMamboukh- Marj El Haour -Wadi el Amine - Zaarour ridge Photo ofMamboukh- Marj El Haour -Wadi el Amine - Zaarour ridge

    Solo hike starting from Mamboukh area and going west to join the Lebanon mountain trail (Baskinta-Mtein section). This section is amazing with beautiful sceneries all around: cliffs, fountains, springs, waterfalls and ma...

    Just finished this hike today! Great hike!! Thanks for sharing Rami. The hike is long and tough as Rami mentioned. The l...
    Mohamed Madhoun
  • Aintoura (Metn) - Tarchich

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    near Haï Beït Aazâr, Mont-Liban (Lebanon)
    Distance
    5.52mi
    Elevation +
    1155f
    TrailRank
    79| Rating 5.0
    Photo ofAintoura (Metn) - Tarchich Photo ofAintoura (Metn) - Tarchich Photo ofAintoura (Metn) - Tarchich

    First hike of 2021. Afternoon walk from Aintoura el Metn to Tarchich. I parked at the last house in the village and started the walk down to the river. The first 2 km till the water reservoir are on asphalt road. If you ...

    Very nice trail You should try the upper trail that leads to qattine azar cave & waterfall (best time during march & apr...
    J.J.H.
    Nice trail for a morning exercise. Very nice area
    paul sawaya
  • Hiyata to Chahtoul loop

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    near Chmîs Aarnbaya, Mont-Liban (Lebanon)
    Distance
    5.50mi
    Elevation +
    1637f
    TrailRank
    78| Rating 5.0
    Photo ofHiyata to Chahtoul loop Photo ofHiyata to Chahtoul loop Photo ofHiyata to Chahtoul loop

    We started our hike at Horsh Hiyata trail following the red and white signs. The trail is well maintained inside the forest, with several potential camping areas. It passes through many shelters on the way. After the for...

    Was surprised by how beautiful this hike was! I wasn’t expecting something so picturesque this close to town. The ruins ...
    emily.hoppin
    I did this trail, very clear and helpful, thank you!
    Wael-Abboud
    Beautiful trail across the board
    paul sawaya
  • near Ouata el Hrâjlîyé, Mont-Liban (Lebanon)
    Distance
    9.31mi
    Elevation +
    3304f
    TrailRank
    78| Rating 5.0
    Photo ofJabal Moussa Biosphere (Qehmez-Qornet el Mzaar-Old houses- Cross- Mar Geryes- Ibri- Broqta) Photo ofJabal Moussa Biosphere (Qehmez-Qornet el Mzaar-Old houses- Cross- Mar Geryes- Ibri- Broqta) Photo ofJabal Moussa Biosphere (Qehmez-Qornet el Mzaar-Old houses- Cross- Mar Geryes- Ibri- Broqta)

    Jabal Moussa Biosphere Reserve (JMBR) is located in Kesrouan District, Lebanon, on the shoulders of the western slopes of Mount Lebanon Chain, overlooking the Mediterranean Sea to the West. It covers an area of 6500 hect...

    Great trail, and easy to follow, I liked it so much, thank u Rami Rashkidi, most of the time I follow ur trails. 😊
    Kinda Karam
    This is a fairly demanding trail but the beauty and the scenery are worth it. The waypoints on section 9 were very helpf...
    Wadih Homsi
  • near Bioût el Kraïm, Mont-Liban (Lebanon)
    Distance
    3.50mi
    Elevation +
    574f
    TrailRank
    77| Rating 4.5
    Photo ofTrack 77: Kfardebian / Elezer forest Photo ofTrack 77: Kfardebian / Elezer forest Photo ofTrack 77: Kfardebian / Elezer forest

    It is a new area for me that I have been discovering for the last 2 weeks. This time I did a loop inside the forest only. I was lucky to be there during this time of the year. The autumn colors are simply amazing. You p...

    Amazing trail. Thank you for sharing😍
    Eliane Fahed
    Did this trail in june, the vegetation cover is very different than the one expected in autumn, much more dense especial...
    Rita Jahjah
  • near Jbâa ech Choûf, Mont-Liban (Lebanon)
    Distance
    19.45mi
    Elevation +
    4833f
    TrailRank
    77| Rating 4.67
    Photo ofJbâa ech Choûf - LMT22, U turn on LMT21 - Niha Fortress loop Photo ofJbâa ech Choûf - LMT22, U turn on LMT21 - Niha Fortress loop Photo ofJbâa ech Choûf - LMT22, U turn on LMT21 - Niha Fortress loop

    Another brilliant loop to enjoy in the Chouf area and mostly in the Chouf Biosphere Reserve, that starts from Jbâa entrance. In the first 3kms we made a strenuous effort to ascend 550m, where we reached the top of the w...

    Thank you Ray for this amazing trail! A mix of different kinds of terrain and sceneries. It is physically demanding and ...
    Rami Rachkidi
  • near El Mchété, Mont-Liban (Lebanon)
    Distance
    8.34mi
    Elevation +
    3986f
    TrailRank
    77| Rating 4.83
    Photo ofJabal Moussa (Mcheti-Qehmez-Qornet el Mzaar- Yahchouch Cross-Mar Geryes-Nahr el Dahab-Mcheti) Photo ofJabal Moussa (Mcheti-Qehmez-Qornet el Mzaar- Yahchouch Cross-Mar Geryes-Nahr el Dahab-Mcheti) Photo ofJabal Moussa (Mcheti-Qehmez-Qornet el Mzaar- Yahchouch Cross-Mar Geryes-Nahr el Dahab-Mcheti)

    Sections of new trails were followed in Jabal Moussa. Amazing loop starting from Mcheti entrance (1072 m) till Qehmez entrance (1419 m, moderate ascent) via the roman stairs. From Qehmez, we took "Baydar El Chok" trail u...

    Great trail! Thanks a lot for sharing it Rami. We went the other way around and started with the Hadrian ascent from Mch...
    Tobi E
    What a beautiful path Your photos are really exciting and you will surely have a great day I would be happy to visit m...
    mehdi.tabibvand
    Really cool trail with fun features on it! A with note is that there are a lot of trails in the areas that allow you to ...
    Benjamin Lauritsen

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