• baskinta baytouna

    Baskinta Baytouna and Suburbs Organization (منظمة بسكنتا بيتنا و ضواحيها) emerged from the motivation of its inhabitants, who saw unlimited potentials in their village, Baskinta. They invested all the energy and motivation by committing to developing and transforming all existing and berried richness of their village. Through live projects and opportunities, the inhabitants of Baskinta are marching forward towards sustainable development in Baskinta village and the suburbs.

  • Baskinta The Village

    Baskinta ( بسكنتا‎ ) has preserved the traditional aspects of the Lebanese heritage and culture. That can be seen in the tiled red roof houses, and in the old souk‎ at the center of the village that trap inside its walls a nostalgic view of the past. Some of the houses date hundreds of years back, and are still completely intact.

  • Baskinta's Heritage

    Baskinta‎ ( بسكنتا‎ ) is located at the heart of Lebanon, in the Caza of Metn and situated in Mount Lebanon. The population of Baskinta starts from 22,500 inhabitants according to statistics from 2011. Baskinta has a starting altitude of 1250 meters above sea level. It reaches up to 2,628 meters at Baskinta’s highest point, Sannine. Qanat Bekiche , another mountain of Baskinta reaches a high of 1800 meters. The village of Baskinta occupies 5200 hectares of land equal to 52 square kilometers. It is just 43 kilometers from the capital Beirut .


Contact Info

Baskinta Baytouna Organization

E-Mail: info@BaskintaBaytouna.com
Phone Number: 0096170986534
Skype:  b.baytouna

Established 2010

Contact Us

Your Name* *
E-Mail* *
Subject: *
Body: *

Literary Trail

The BLT is a novel idea with something for everyone! The trail, 24-km long, invites you to discover 22 literary landmarks related to several acclaimed poets and novelists from the region including Mikhail Naimy, Amin Maalouf, Abdallah Ghanem, Suleiman Kettaneh, Rachid Ayoub and Georges Ghanem.

You can start your hike at any of the designated entry points on the BLT, clearly indicated on the map and marked on the trail with information panels, and spend two or three days in Baskinta and the nearby villages of Ain el Qabou, Kfar Aqab, Wadi el Karm, and Boqaatat Kenaan.

We encourage you to discover the trail with a trained local guide.


Follow Us On Our Facebook Page

Image Gallery

Site is under continued construction.