The trail begins at the Church of Our Lady in Moukhtara, passes through the Mamluk bridge of Birket el Aarouss, descends and crosses the Barouk river.
The Ammiq wetland that is owned and managed by Skaff Estate, covers a total area of 100 hectares of land and is the last remaining significant natural wetland in Lebanon.
The Niha Fort is carved in the rock of a cliff overlooking the Bisri and the ‘Aray valley. From its strategic location it monitors the road between Sidon and the Beqaa.
The Ain Zhalta/Bmohray forest covers a total area of 240 hectares from the Shouf Biosphere Reserve and exhibits an amazing level of natural regeneration.
The Maasser cedar forest is the oldest forest in the Shouf Nature Reserve covering 16 hectares and hosts the Lamartine tree where the French poet enjoyed meditating.
The Barouk Cedar forest is the largest forest in the Shouf Biosphere Reserve covering 400 hectares. The trail boasts a number of fascinating features such as an observation point and a hill lake