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From Beirut: Baatara Gorge, Aaqoura Lake & Batroun Day Trip

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Reseller exclusions Nature & adventure Outdoor sports

Discover the beauty of Baatara Gorge Waterfall and take in panoramic views of the Aaqoura lakes on this day trip from Beirut. Visit the impressive Mseilha Fort and stop by a bustling souk in Batroun.

Highlights

  • It’s an extraordinary sight, formed by millions of years’ of limestone erosion
  • Visit Aaqoura Lakes, go on a short hike up the hill to get a view of the lakes
  • Batroun old souk & the port, overlooking the old harbor / fishermen’s port

Description

First We will Visit Aaqoura Lakes, and go on a short hike up the hill to get a panoramic view of the breathtaking Aqoura lakes. (Duration 45 Minutes) Later we will head to Baatara Gorge Waterfall, or as it is also known Balou’ Bala’a, The waterfall drops 255 meters (837 ft) into the Baatara Pothole, a cave which goes back to Jurassic times, it’s an extraordinary sight ‘discovered’ in 1952 formed by millions of years’ worth of limestone erosion. Afterwards we’ll visit Mseilha Fort which is built on a long, narrow limestone rock by Emir Fakhreddin II in the 17th century to guard the route from Tripoli to Beirut. We’ll Climb to the top, and explore the surrounding area of the fort. Lunch stop will be at a local restaurant: (Duration 1 hour) Our Last Visit will be Batroun old souk & the port, overlooking the old harbor / fishermen’s port and the Maronite Saint – Stephan (mar estephan) (achieved at the beginning of the 20th century). It is one of the biggest and most beautiful churches of Lebanon.

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Entrance Fee English Speaking Driver Hotel Pickup & Drop off Air Conditioned Vehicle

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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