Early morning arrival to Jerusalem, then head to Nablus. After touring the old city and visiting the Olive Oil soap factory, meet with the Samaritan community at the top of Mount Gerizim. After that, we will walk towards Tel Balata where Abraham first arrived to the Canaanite city of Shkem. You will have the chance to visit Jacob’s well where Jesus met the Samaritan woman by the well. Walk through the old city, to see the Turkish bath.
Dinner and over night in Nablus
DAY 2 DUMA
After breakfast begin your day by walking towards the village of Awarta and then you will visit the Maqqams. On the way from Awarta towards Duma enjoy visiting and seeing Jabal Awurma, the villages of Aqrab and Majdal Bani Fadil. Enjoy dinner in Duma. After dinner there will a nice meeting with local families. We will enjoy gathering around the fire and participate in music and cultural dance party.
An overnight stay with local families.
DAY 3 AUJA
Start the morning by walking towards the Auja area in the Jordan valley. Arrive at the Auja springs and enjoy the view.
Dinner and an overnight stay with local Bedouin families.
DAY 4 JERICHO
Begin your day by walking towards Jericho. Arrive at the site of Ancient Jericho, remember you can’t leave Jericho without visiting Hisham’s Palace, Mount of Temptation and the Dead Sea!
Dinner and an overnight stay in a local hotel in Jericho.
DAY 5 WADI QELT
The first destination will be to go up the spectacular canyon of Wadi Qelt to St. George Koziba monastery towards the arid mountains of the Bethlehem wilderness and onto the remote and dramatically situated Nabi Musa.
Overnight in Jericho
DAY 6 MAR SABA – BETHLEHEM
Start walking from Nabi Musa towards Mar Saba Greek Orthodox Monastery right outside of Bethlehem. It is considered one of the desert monasteries in the Jerusalem wilderness. By arriving to Mar Saba drive straight to Bethlehem. You will visit the Nativity Church and enjoy your last dinner with local families.
Departure to the airport.