The Orontes rises in the great springs of Labweh on the east side of the Beqaa Valley, very near the fountains of the southward-flowing Litani, and it runs due north, parallel with the coast, falling 2000 feet (600 m) through a rocky gorge.

Distance from Beirut: 143km

Altitude: 750m

 

This day will include:

–      2 hours of rafting which is equal to 7km where you will over pass 5 waterfalls.

–      Lunch Lebanese Mezza with mixed grill

–      Visit St Maron monastery and Qammou3 el Hermel

Optional

–      Overnight with a fire camp and sleeping in Bungalows. 6 persons in a wood house with warm water for showers and electricity available