MARCH

Lebanon Traveler - - AGENDA -

Sun 20

Lis­ten­ing Through the Lens

A se­lec­tion of im­ages from the Fouad Deb­bas Col­lec­tion at the Sur­sock Mu­seum, show­cas­ing sound record­ings, archival doc­u­ments, post­cards and pho­to­graphs around the his­tory of Middle East­ern dance. Un­til 18 April.

Snow­shoe­ing in Laqlouq

En­joy the white peaks of Laqlouq with a day of snow­shoe­ing through na­ture. The walk is easy level, with light as­cents and de­scents, so per­fect for pic­ture tak­ing. LL50,000 in­clud­ing trans­port. Meet­ing point Mar Maroun Church park­ing, Dora.

Nahr Al Barouk hike

A hike in the Shouf re­gion, along the r iver of Barouk, tak­ing in wa­ter­falls and old br idges. Var ious hik­ing lev­els are on of fer. 7.30am. Meet­ing point park­ing by Hik­meh School, Sagesse, Achrafieh. LL40,000 + LL7000 re­serve en­trance in­clud­ing trans­port.

Liban Trek

Sur­sock Mu­seum

Dale Co­ra­zon

Am­miq Re­serve hike

A hike in the beau­ti­ful na­ture reser ve of West Bekaa’s Am­miq, an im­por­tant rest­ing spot for mi­grat­ing birds. The hike will be along the edge of the moun­tains, where di­verse tree species pro­vide shade and shel­ter. 7.30am. Meet­ing point park­ing of Sagesse School, Jdei­deh. LL85,000 in­clud­ing trans­port, lunch and re­serve en­trance.

Va­mos To­dos

Ar­soun hike

An 8km hike around the typ­i­cal tra­di­tional Le­banese vil­lage, Ar­soun, in up­per Metn. The vil­lage is lo­cated amid pine and oak trees and fea­tures old bridges and mills and great scenery. LL35,000 in­clud­ing trans­port.

We are Hik­ers

Sat 26

Qan­noubine hike

Join Va­mos To­dos for a hike along a new trail in the Qan­noubine (aka Qadisha Val­ley or the Holy Val­ley.) The his­toric re­gion is a UNESCO World Her­itage Site and of fers breath­tak­ing scenery with an­cient monas­ter­ies carved into the rocks. 7.30am. Meet­ing point park­ing of Sagesse School, Jdei­deh. LL50,000 in­clud­ing trans­port.

Va­mos To­dos

Camp­ing in Wadi Krakir

En­joy a week­end camp­ing trip to Qoura in the val­ley of Krakir, where tran­quil na­ture awaits. Meet­ing point Mathaf, Beirut. LL90,000.

Foot­prints Club

Thru Walk

The Le­banon Moun­tain Trail As­so­ci­a­tion’s an­nual Thru Walk, cover ing the 470km trail from nor th to south. This year themed around food her itage. 1 April-1 May, LL127,500 per day/night in­clud­ing ac­com­mo­da­tion, meals etc.

Le­banon Moun­tain Trail As­so­ci­a­tion

Sat 2

Bekaa val­ley wine tour

En­joy a day vis­it­ing the winer ies of the pic­turesque Bekaa Val­ley. 7am. Meet­ing point Mar Abda Church park­ing, Jal El Dib. LL40,000 in­clud­ing trans­port.

Dale Co­ra­zon

Sat 9

Moun­tain climb­ing in Afqa Jbeil

Feel­ing ac­tive? A day moun­tain climb­ing and rap­pelling should do the trick. Meet­ing point Mathaf, Beirut. LL90,000.

Foot­prints Club

Wed 20

Tripoli Film Fes­ti­val

An an­nual film fes­ti­val in Le­banon’s north­ern city, held at Safadi Cen­ter and Beit el Fan. 30 April-7 May.

Tripoli-filmfes­ti­val.org

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