JANNAT AL ASSI
After a briefing by the raft instructors, you will engage in a ride through breathtaking scenery. Each person will receive a life jacket, a helmet, paddles and skirt. Remember however to bring your tennis shoes, long sleeve shirt, a bathing suit and a towel. You WILL get wet!
Unlike other rivers, Al-Assi offers enough water depth all year round. This package includes an overnight and gets you to a camp in Al-Zwaytineh village of Hermel, located at 150 km from Beirut (2h30). It is run by professionals from various rafting clubs of Lebanon. The ride is 7 km long; you will follow the white stream for about 2 hours and a half and cross 3 waterfalls that will pump high your adrenaline.
Al-Assi rafting camp is located near the Assi river and offers several accommodation
options. Groups can rent large rooms equipped with beds and mattresses
or a bungalow
or individual igloo-shaped tents
. Bathrooms with showers
are available in the camp, in addition to a restaurant serving traditional food.
Other than the rafting activity, guests can enjoy a playground for sports activities, canoe practice in a pool, fishing, campfire at night and visits to neighboring historical sites in Hermel.
Please make sure to bring your own towels, bedsheets, covers or sleeping bags.