10 Top Destinations For Snow Activities In Lebanon

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Lebanon has majestic mountains that turn it into a winter wonderland when the snow covers them in glorious beauty.

For the skiers in the region and beyond, Lebanon becomes a must destination in winter, especially since the climate remains friendly unlike the snowy season in many other cold countries.

From skiing, snowshoeing, hiking, and snowboarding, the Lebanese mountains have much to offer.

Now that the winter season has officially started, you can start preparing to enjoy the winter sunny days doing your favorite snow activities.

#1 Tannourine Nature Reserve

If you like hiking or snowshoeing, you can take a trail at the Tannourine Reserve, located about 75 km from Beirut. It is the place to go if you want to walk among the majestic Cedars of Lebanon.

#2 El Laklouk

Located northeast of Beirut, El Laklouk reigns in magnificent beauty at 1,780 meters above sea level, offering vast snowy space for winter sports and amazing sceneries.

#3 Barouk Nature Reserve

Barouk is located in the Chouf district and is famous for its glorious Cedar trees. Enjoying a day of snow activities in Barouk will never be less than amazing.

#4 Qanat Bakish

Located near the small village of Baskinta, Qanat Bakish is a splendid area for snowshoeing, snowboarding, and more.

#5 Hadath el Jebbeh

You will enjoy snowshoeing in the heights of Hadath el Jebbeh in north Lebanon, surrounded by picturesque views of the serene mountains.

#6 Cedars of God – Al Arz

The Cedars of God, known as Al Arz, in the heights of Bsahrri is one of the most scenic places in Lebanon during winter. Its resort is internationally known for its ski slopes. The site is also perfect for snowboarding and snowshoeing.

#7 Ehden Reserve

The Ehden reserve is one of the most beautiful forests in Lebanon. It can be one of the wonderful adventures you can make in your lifetime snowshoeing on the Ehden reserve trail.

#8 Chabrouh

The Chabrouh region near Faraya has been a destination for locals to enjoy snow activities. It is a splendid place with amazing sceneries.

#9 Oyoune el Simane, Mzaar Kfardebian

Kfardebian, also referred to as Oyoun El Simane, is located about an hour’s drive from Beirut. It was built in 1960 by Lebanese pioneers who imported the first ski lift from Switzerland, turning it eventually into the largest ski area in the middle east.

It is also a winter getaway destination with many beautiful chalets.

#10 Zaarour

If you want to have fun and enjoy a day relaxing in the white coating of snow, you can take your family and enjoy a relaxing day in Zaarour. And if you are a fan of skiing, well you will truly have a good day since it is one of the largest ski areas in the country.

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10 Top Destinations For Snow Activities In Lebanon

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