LMT 11 > Aaqoura - Afqa

Aaqoura to Afqa - 20.4 Km - North to South Ascent 483 m | Descent 539 m - Challenging 

North to South: Total ascent: 483 m. Total descent: 539 m. Aaqoura to Afqa Level of difficulty: Moderate.

Trail Description
This section of the LMT starts in the village of Aaqoura. It follows the majestic cliffs to the east of the village, climbing up to a high altitude along the ridge line. The terrain is mostly dry, rocky and treeless before reaching Afqa plateau, but the views in all directions are worth the climb. The trail then drops down into an area of juniper trees and orchard cultivation before reaching La Reserve camp at Afqa and the Afqa cave and spring.You may find at the start and end of this sections some springs.
 In this section, the following segments are bike-friendly: 
15-km dirt road from Aaqoura highlands to Afqa 
3-km dirt road from Al Hosn area near La Reserve camp 
9-km dirt road from Aaqoura village via Roueiss to La Reserve

Lodging in Aaqoura
Sayed el Hachem Guesthouse (Aaqoura)
Tel: +961 3 012572 - 3 144273
Hassan El Hashem (Aaqoura)
Tel: +961 3 183 541

Lodging in Afqa
Chal Cooperative Guesthouse (Lassa)
Tel: +961 9 260605
La Reserve Afqa (Afqa)
Tel: +961 1 498775, +961 3 727484

Local Guides 
Firas el Hachem (Aqoura)
Tel: +961 3 594703

Sport Hiking LMT Mountains



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