Mira Minkara guides visitors around Tripoli’s modernist architectural gem – The Exhibition Fair of Tripoli, designed by Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer. LL30,000; bus LL15,000. Mira’s Guided Tours
Jisr Al Qadi hike
A hike around the Aley area of Jisr Al Qadi, along the Safa river, stopping for a visit at local pottery workshops. 7.30am. Meeting point: Hikmeh School, Sagesse, Charles Malek Avenue, Achrafieh. LL40,000 including transport and guide. Liban Trek
Celebrate the winter season with a 10km snowshoeing hike in Laklouk. 8am. Meeting point: Furn el Chebbak, Facing Sagesse University. LL65,000 including transport, food, guide and equipment rental. Promax
The yearly Festival of Mediterranean Photography returns, for its 3rd edition in Lebanon. International photographers such as Edouard Boubat and Alessandro Puccinelli will be exhibited, along with Lebanese photographers such as Elise Haddad, Randa Mirza and Karim Sakr. 20 Jan- 10 Feb. Photomedliban.com, 01 497494. Locations: Beirut Exhibition Center, Institut Francais du Liban, Byblos Bank Headquarters, Hotel Le Gray Beirut and Station.
Enjoy a day snowshoeing in the dramatic scenery around the cedars of Bcharreh. 7.30am. Meeting point Hikmeh School, Sagesse, Charles Malek Avenue, Achrafieh. LL40,000 including transport and guide + LL12,000 equipment rental. Liban Trek