Nature Places to Visit in Lebanon

Lebanon is famous for its amazing landscapes and natural beauty, It has a variety of mountains and mountain trails  that make its views always mesmerizing. Whatever the season is, the mountains are always breathtaking, whether covered in  white ice and few greens, or simply covered in beautiful green. Lebanon also has valleys that overlook the Mediterranean Sea, which add to the combination of colors and heavenly charm it has.

Here are some of the best places to visit that will let you take in and enjoy Lebanon’s nature and its magnificent scenery.

Nature Places to Visit in Lebanon

Tannourine Cedar Forest Nature Reserve

This is one of the most beautiful natural reserves in Lebanon. It is mainly filled with Cedar trees among  other lovely ones..

Location

Located in Tannourine El Tahta, it is a 45 minute drive from Tripoli, Lebanon.

Activities

  • View the magnificent looking trees
  • Visit the caves
  • Hike through the forest and cliffs
Tannourine Cedar Forest Nature Reserve1

Horsh Ehden Nature Reserve

Horsh Ehden Nature Reserve  is not just an amazing Cedar forest, there are other spectacular plants and trees, in addition to endangered animals and birds.

Location

Located on Mount Lebanon, on the northwestern slopes, on Nabeh Jouit Street. It is close to Ehden city.

Activities

  • Hike through the forest
  • Watch the different trees like Cedars, Fir, Junipers, and the reserved community of Wild Apples trees
  • See a variety of endangered animals and fauna like Bonelli’s Eagle, Easter Imperial Eagle, Golden Jackal, Red Fox, Gray Wolf, Wild Cat, colored Salamanders, and others
  • View different plants like Flora and Mushrooms
Horsh Ehden Nature Reserve

Jabal Moussa Biosphere Reserve

It is an amazing natural reserve in Lebanon that you must visit. You will not just enjoy the gorgeous scenery there, but you will also enjoy learning about different animal, bird, and plant species.

Location

Located on Mount Lebanon, on the western slopes in Keserwan District, overlooking the sea.

Activities

  • Enjoy a beautiful sea view
  • View and learn about different mammal species, 724 flora species, 137 bird species, and 25 mammal species
Jabal Moussa Biosphere Reserve

Al-Shouf Cedar Nature Reserve

A Shouf Cedar Nature Reserve is one of Lebanon’s most valuable places, as it has historic significance since Phoenician times. In addition to that,the Epic of Gilgamesh mentions the cedar forests of Lebanon as gigantic cedar forests.

Location

Located near Niha Village, in Shouf District

Activities

  • View and learn about the different historical sites in the area
  • Have fun learning and watching the variety of mammal, bird, repetile, and plant (trees, plants, and shrubs) species there
  • Enjoy a nice, energetic hike

Opening Hours

Everyday from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm

Al-Shouf Cedar Nature Reserve

Baakline Waterfalls

Baakline Waterfalls is one of the most beautiful nature places to visit in Lebanon, since it includes   a flowing river and amazing waterfalls. You definitely want to visit this place!

Location

Located in Baakline, El Shouf District in Mount Lebanon Governorate

Activities

  • Enjoy a delicious meal at the restaurant
  • Watch the amazing view of the waterfalls and the river flowing in the middle of the restaurant
Baakline Waterfalls

Chouwen Lake

This is one of the most stunning places in Lebanon; it is a gorgeous lake with an incredible mix of blues and greens that make it look magical.  It is part of Jabal Moussa Reserve.

Location

Located on Mount Lebanon, on the western slopes in Keserwan District, overlooking the sea.

Activities

  • Swimming
  • Hiking

Opening Hours

Everyday from 7:00 am to 8:00 pm

Entrance Fees

LBP 8000

Chouwen Lake
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