Hiking Trails

The Trail of Emir Fakhreddine

It is a nice interesting loop between Al Chouf and Jezzine areas. Midway, located the very impressive famous archeological site, Shkeef fortress of Niha, which is graved in the rock. It is where Emir Fakhreddine hid from Ottomans and later got killed by them. It is really a must visit site. The trail is splendid moderate level, big part of it is on the top of Niha mount. It is advisable for all hikers.

Location: Niha – Al Chouf

Level: Moderate

Length: 13km

Slope: 10%

Time: 2.5 hours without stopping at the points of interest