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Hike St Lichaa Monastery to Qannoubine Monastery - Qadisha Valley

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What to Expect

This blissful hike will have you traveling through the captivating Qadisha Valley, also known as the Holy Valley, home of some of the most ancient Christian communities within the Middle East. This journey begins at the Mar Lishaa Monastery, a home and haven for those who search for solitude and sanctuary. The hike to the Qannoubine Monastery is about 5.3km, you will be greeted by a sing-song chorus from local birdlife and breathtaking waterfalls as we venture through the valley. After an hour of wandering you will find the Qannoubine Monastery, one of the oldest Maronite Monasteries within the Holy Valley. While experiencing the captivating culture and spiritual surroundings throughout this journey we recommend to take some time to fully immerse your senses; meditate, pray, or simply relax and take in the tranquil atmosphere. The hike in total is a 10.6km round trip, which takes around 3.5 hours in total.

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• Explore Lebanon Tours, Byblos Lebanon
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Important Information
Departure Point
Departure Time
8:30 AM
  • Light refreshments
  • Bottled water
  • Driver/guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private tour
  • Round-trip private transfer
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Snacks
  • Lunch
  • Food and drinks
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Minimum age is 18 years
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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