Upcoming Events

21 Aug 2018

Hiking - Shuane Lake - Shuane Lake
  • The Shuane Lake is located on the river bank of the Ibrahim River, at the north side of Jabal Moussa Reserve. This reserve extends over a large area and offers exquisite views as well as the special flora and fauna that cover about 6,500 hectares. This lake is, by far, one of the most beautiful places in Lebanon.

    As always there will be 2 levels; A hard and easy level:
    Level 6 (Hard): we will start by going up a steep hill to “Ibri “village then they will proceed downwards from the other side to the Shuane Lake. The trail is composed of 10 km of steep uphill and downhill.

    Level 3 (Easy): we will head out directly to the Lake where they can do a little bit of swimming and take plenty of photos.

22 Aug 2018

Night Hike & Tree-House Dinner - Bmohrei Night Hike & Tree-house - Chouf District
  • One of the most beautiful natural landscapes and sceneries are in Chouf area. What if we witness those wonders on the light of a full moon?

    We have chosen Bmohrei village which is an ideal place for a night hike. We will take a new trail and circulate in a vast and open space lightened by the moonlight.

    Our hike will be an easy one, about 6 km, mostly flat with no ascents. The trail passes underneath the cedar reserve where big old trees will be seen from distance. We will pass through cherry orchards, where moonlight will cast amazing shadows among the trees.

    A calm atmosphere will dominate our hike which will make it the best way to spend an evening.

    We will end our hike with a small walk in the city reaching a small cozy tree house where villagers will prepare traditional manakish.

25 Aug 2018

Hiking Trip - Jabal Moussa - Keserwan District
  • Standing on the shoulders of the slopes of Mount Lebanon Chain facing the Mediterranean Sea, Jabal Moussa reserve is considered one of the wildest unspoiled areas of Lebanon. Fortunately enough, it has been recently protected by municipal laws.

    The reserve is renowned for enclosing the historic Adonis Valley and its ancient agricultural patios, historical trails dating back to the Roman era.

    Rare species of wildlife and vegetation has been spotted within this reserve, which makes it a precious asset to our beloved country Lebanon

    Our hike will be divided into 3 levels:

    Level 2 - will head downward towards the Roman Stairs then move to Qornet El Deir. The track will end at the lower entrance otherwise known as Nahr el Dahab entrance.

26 Aug 2018

Hiking Trip - Arz Karm Mohr & Aicha Fortress - Doniyeh District
  • Karm El Mohr is a small village situated in caza of Donniyeh in North Lebanon.

    The Town of Karm Al Mohr is home to the Aisha Fortress built on the heights of Al Fawwar spring. It is a huge rock carrying the ruins of what used to be an important palace or protection center, overseeing an old road linking the Donniyeh region to Baalbek across the mountains of Kornet el Sawda and Foum el Mizab.

    Princess Aisha was the princess of Bchenneta during the 13th century. Aisha Fortress was her summer residence. The view from the fortress is worth every step you have endured to get there. It is windy and cold up there, so get a windbreaker with you.

    A beautiful cedar forest, still unknown to many, is our second point of interest.

Equipment

For Hiking

Clothes and Accessories:

  • Lightweight or medium weight boots covering your ankle.

  • Hiking socks.

  • Hiking pants.

  • A hat or cap well ventilated. Bonnet and gloves if it's cold.

  • Sunscreen and sunglasses.

  • A warm windproof jacket. A polar jacket if it’s cold.

  • A light hiking backpack.

  • Walking poles, especially for downhill.

Food and Drink:
  • Privilege carbohydrates and fats such as fruits: apple, oranges ... dried fruits: dates, raisins, nuts, almonds ..., chocolate, biscuits.

  • One and a half liters to two liters of water.

For Snowshoeing

Clothes and Accessories:

  • Waterproof high shoes covering your ankle with multi-layer soles. Après-skis preferably. If not provided, get with you nylon bags to cover your boots.

  • Hiking socks.

  • Waterproof ski clothing: pants, etc.

  • A warm windproof jacket. A polar jacket if it’s cold.

  • Woolen hat and gloves. The head, ears and neck must be well protected.

  • Sunscreen and sunglasses.

  • A light hiking backpack.

  • Spare clothing may be needed to avoid being wet for a long period of time, in case it happens.

  • Walking poles, especially for downhill.

Food and Drink:
  • Privilege carbohydrates and fats such as fruits: apple, oranges ... dried fruits: dates, raisins, nuts, almonds ..., chocolate, biscuits.

  • One and a half liters to two liters of water.

Diet

Dr. Antoine Aoun

Dietitian

About Us

About Us

Vamos Todos is an ecotourism NGO that promotes and encourages the love of nature amongst its members, thus seeing life through a new perspective.

The name Vamos Todos, which means "Let's go all together" was chosen to reflect the spirit of our club, where you can participate “in a different way, in a better way”, which is also our slogan, in any of the multitude of activities which will be organized for you, with one major goal in mind: HAVING A GREAT TIME.

The club was founded in September 2006, by Mark Aoun, a Lebanese guy who has been hiking for more than 20 years, and has been all over Lebanon as well as some other countries. He would like to share with you his love for nature and life, introducing you to the magnificent place which is our home country.

Our success goes to a professional team who gave from their heart to ensure this NGO’s success. We cannot omit mentioning those who were with Vamos Todos as of the beginning, namely: Alba Wardini who is the heart of Vamos Todos and Tania Charabati. We were one team at the launch of VT!

Special thanks to the professional guides, particularly Tony Fallakha and Elie Saade, who gave and are still giving so much for VT.

We, at Vamos Todos, plan to help you enjoy every single moment you spend with us by offering you a variety of social events, outdoor adventures, sports activities, overseas trips and unusual experiences which will whisk you away for a day or two from your daily routine, bringing you back happy, refreshed and ready to confront another tiring week of work.

What We Offer

We offer a wide variety of activities which will appeal to each or all of you, such as:

  • Hiking in beautiful nature reserves and small villages.

  • Snowshoeing over the beautiful white covered mountains in time of winter.

  • Wine tours and wine tasting at boutique wineries.

  • Sightseeing for historical monuments and mystical sites.

  • Adventure weekends in the mountains or on the seaside.

  • Caving, mountain climbing, rappelling, scuba diving, camping, rafting, canoeing, biking and ATV.

  • Sunset hikes at that spectacular moment of the day in diverse regions.

  • Night events such as night hikes, fishing nights, karaoke events, beach parties and social dinners.

  • Workshops in various fields of interest; yoga, photography, archaeology, sea rescue operations and many others.

  • Team Building and Games particularly for companies.

  • Trips abroad to Vietnam, Sri Lanka, Cuba and many others, to discover new faces, exotic cultures and breathtaking sceneries.

  • Humanitarian events to help needy citizens such as orphans and elderly people.

We organize special events for private groups, for institutions and for schools. Such events are custom made to comply with your requests.

At Vamos Todos, club members do not simply follow, but they join in. We are hoping that, with your ideas and suggestions, our range of activities will become unlimited. All ideas and suggestions are always welcome. So come on, join us and Vamos…. Todos !

Team

The founder of Vamos Todos since 2006. He has an extensive knowledge in ecotourism, ecological best practices, and in Lebanon geography and history. He is a multitask guide and has his own great way to manage the events.

Mark Aoun

The photography guru framing the whole areas of Lebanon with her amazing pictures that make memories unforgettable! By her administration, she was one of the founders of Vamos Todos.

Alba Wardini

The man of difficult missions, always ready for hard levels and impossible missions. He is a guide in Vamos Todos since 2007.

Tony Falakha

The adventurous explorer. He has given 3 to 4 full years to Vamos Todos, before getting married. He's still a very active guide, ready to help anyone who needs it.

Elie Saade

The detail oriented soul. He took responsibilities in guiding and financial administration in Vamos Todos since 2013.

Elias Chahine

The sweet manifestation of ecotourism, she adds value with her presence and gorgeous photographic frames. She is responsible of multimedia and administration tasks since 2015.

Marianne Aoun

The friendly guide who will be happy to accompany you all the way. He is in charge of administration tasks and workshops in Vamos Todos since 2017.

Mazen Bou Monsef

The young talent adding significance through her skilled presence and attentive performance. She is as well responsible of administration tasks.

Araxie Berberian

The strong woman who won't let you give up before you finish your trail. She is a guide with Vamos Todos since 2016.

Nadine Chehwan

Membership

  • Membership:

    When you become a member, life will become easier for you in many ways.
    You'll be paying less not only in Vamos Todos activities, but in many others.
  • Hiking Equipment And Apparel:

    Get the best brands at affordable prices.
    - You'll pay less in all Vamos Todos activities.
    - A 25% discount at Sport Experts.
    - 15% discount at FujiFilm Lebanon, Antaki group.
    - 30% discount from Naji Sfeir (Master Scuba Diver Trainer).
  • We'll update you on any new stores and centers that will give a discount or an offer when available.

    You'll start as a normal member and the more you go with us, your membership will become mature to be Silver and by time Gold!

    As a start Vamoooos …

Contact Us

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Our Contacts

  • Phone:
    03917190
    79115001
  • Tel & Fax:
    09635145
  • Email:
    info@vamos-todos.com
    mark.aoun@gmail.com

Parking Map

Meeting Place

Sagesse School Parking in Jdeideh, facing the public garden

Directions

1. Head south toward Hankach 170 m
2. Turn left at Mirna Chalouhi 300 m
3. Turn right 260 m
4. Turn right 9 m
5. Turn left 10 m
6. Turn right 450 m
7. Turn left 260 m