Al-Shouf Cedar Nature Reserve, Barouk

#1 of 8 in Wildlife in Lebanon
A geo- and bio-diverse paradise for wildlife and wildlife enthusiasts, Al-Shouf Cedar Nature Reserve shelters hundreds of species of birds, mammals, and plants. Trek through these forests on an epic hiking trip, and discover the habitat of all kinds of animals protected within this vast area. Mountain routes through the reserve are perfect for all sorts of activities and for visitors of all levels of fitness. Capture picture-perfect scenes at an array of peaks and viewing points between well-preserved oaks and cedar, some of which are almost 2,000 years old. Work out when and for how long to visit Al-Shouf Cedar Nature Reserve and other Barouk attractions using our handy Barouk holiday tool .
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  • Let your guide take you on the 45 minute exploration of the reserve, explaining the history of the reserve, and pointing out the beauty of the Lebanese Cedar, the offshoots, the power of nature. Cedar...  more »
  • I hiked in the Shouf Cedar Reserve twice already, each was a totally different experience. Back in April 2017, we arrived to the reserve at 9 degrees Celsius and a thick fog down to the ground. we wer...  more »
  • You may know that Cedar tree is on the flag of Lebanon . The Cedar tree earned it & it is well preserved . You can see trees as old as thousands of years still living . The atmosphere there is really ...  more »

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