Trail length: 10.6 km Total uphill/downhill: 704 m/634 m Difficulty Level: Moderate

LMT Section 19 Barouk/Fraidiss – Maasser el Shouf
This section of the LMT begins in the village of Barouk/Fraidis and passes through parts of the Al Shouf Cedar Nature Reserve at both Barouk and Maasser el Shouf. Walking is mostly on footpaths in the reserve. The main highlights are cedar forests, scenic overlooks, and panoramic views.
Villages along this section Barouk – Maasser el Shouf
Lodging Tourist Rest (Barouk): Hafez Mahmoud, Tel: 00961 3 630056 – 00961 3 231768
Boustani Guesthouse (Barouk): Ziad Boustani, Tel: +961 3 633062 +961 5 240036
Akram Guest house (Barouk): Akram Mahmoud, Tel +961 3 829102

Auberge St. Michael (arcenciel) (Maasser el Shouf), Tel: +961 5 350452 – +961 5 350451
Nazih Baz Guesthouse (Baadarane): Nazih Baz, Tel: +961 3 702944
Local Guides Call the Shouf Biosphere Reserve Tel: +961 5 350250/150