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Jabal Moussa Biosphere Reserve

#16 of 20 things to do in Byblos Features Animals
Kesrouan- Ftouh / Jbeil, Byblos, Lebanon
+961 9 643 464
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First of all I'll start by expalining why I gave 5 stars..Usually I'm severe when it comes to... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2017
Firass H
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Lebanon
via mobile
Nice experience

I enjoyed hiking Jabal Moussa, a nice place with a great view. Choose your trail in advance as... read more

Reviewed 27 March 2017
Marc_Ra123
,
Beirut, Lebanon
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Kesrouan- Ftouh / Jbeil, Byblos, Lebanon
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Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

First of all I'll start by expalining why I gave 5 stars..Usually I'm severe when it comes to reviews but as a lebanese I think we must encourage initiatives that promote ecotourism in our country..Second, this biosphere with its trails and woods is not really...More

1  Thank Firass H
Reviewed 27 March 2017

I enjoyed hiking Jabal Moussa, a nice place with a great view. Choose your trail in advance as some of the trails are bit difficult for families. After 4 hours of hiking i enjoyed a delicious meal in a local guesthouse (nazih and hoda) in...More

1  Thank Marc_Ra123
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Really recommended hikes. If you're a good hiker, you can start from the the Mchati hamlet and climb the roman stairs (30min). If you want an easier hike you can start from the top entrance in El Aakch. There are a lot of goodies to...More

1  Thank Christian H
Reviewed 20 November 2016

its very nice for well prepared hikers specially if you started the opposite way starting where you are suppose to finish. definitely not for families not at allMore

1  Thank Fadi H
JabalMoussaReserve, Manager at Jabal Moussa Biosphere Reserve, responded to this review

Dear Fadi, Thanks a lot for your review. We value your comment and we hope to welcome you again in Jabal Moussa Biosphere Reserve. The reserve has 4 main entrances (Qehmez, Mchati, Chouwan and Yahchouch) and the level of the hikes vary from a side...More

Reviewed 29 September 2016

This place is not made for family to go there. It's best shot is for military training only. If you call the number on the board next to the church the first thing they say is to pay the guide which you never see. You...More

2  Thank gzboston1969
JabalMoussaReserve, Manager at Jabal Moussa Biosphere Reserve, responded to this review

Dear gzboston1969, Thank you for the review. We value your comment and we're sorry if your experience wasn't very pleasant. The reserve has 4 main entrances (Qehmez, Mchati, Chouwan and Yahchouch) and the level of the hikes vary from a side to another so several...More

Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

No one was there at Qehmez entrance, we tried to understand the map but we ended up starting backwards, with the reverse route. At Mar Elias church stop, while we were preparing to continue the hike some guy drives our way and says that he...More

1  Thank Walidd92
JabalMoussaReserve, Manager at Jabal Moussa Biosphere Reserve, responded to this review

Dear Walid, Thank you for the review that we truly value you and we're sorry if your experience in Jabal Moussa wasn't pleasant as the Association for the Protection of Jabal Moussa tries its best to make the journey of the visitors a memorable one....More

Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

We arrived to the biosphere at 12:00 PM after calling in and informing them of our arrival. Surprisingly, there was no one to welcome us at the desk house, we waited for about 20 mins, no one showed up, so we tried to figure our...More

Thank Yasmine E
JabalMoussaReserve, Manager at Jabal Moussa Biosphere Reserve, responded to this review

Dear Yasmine , Thank you for the review and we're sorry if your experience in Jabal Moussa wasn't pleasant. The Association for the Protection of Jabal Moussa tries its best to make the journey of the visitors a memorable one. Our ecotourism department took your...More

Reviewed 24 May 2016

If you are a nature lover, do not miss this Reserve. In all seasons, you will see beautiful sceneries .More

2  Thank RitaKalindjian
JabalMoussaReserve, Manager at Jabal Moussa Biosphere Reserve, responded to this review

Dear Rita, Thanks a lot for your review. We value your comment and we hope to welcome you again in Jabal Moussa Biosphere Reserve. For more information about the available hiking packages and guesthouses and to book your guide, call us at 71-944405; 09-643464 and...More

Reviewed 21 June 2015

A place that leaves you with a nice memory of the a long walk in the heart of Mediterranean wilderness . One will definitely enjoy the reserve's beautiful landscapes and scenes, rocky formations as well as the ancient roman steps or stairs that connected the...More

2  Thank William s
JabalMoussaReserve, Manager at Jabal Moussa Biosphere Reserve, responded to this review

Dear William, Thanks a lot for your review. We value your comment and we hope to welcome you again in Jabal Moussa Biosphere Reserve. For more information about the available hiking packages and guesthouses and to book your guide, call us at 71-944405; 09-643464 and...More

Reviewed 27 December 2014 via mobile

This is an old site with adorable geographic view plus the amazing whether Which made a good family trip but far from Beirut .More

3  Thank Ghonimahmed
JabalMoussaReserve, Manager at Jabal Moussa Biosphere Reserve, responded to this review

Dear Ghonimahmed, Thanks a lot for your review. We value your comment and we hope to welcome you again in Jabal Moussa Biosphere Reserve. The reserve is around 50km away from Beirut, reachable by car or taxi. It has 4 main entrances (Qehmez, Mchati, Chouwan...More

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