An extraordinary way to explore Sebastia, this hike and donkey ride along the Ottoman Hijaz trail allows visitors to explore the ruins of ancient Sebastia. The old city of Sebastia is situated on a hilltop, and is home to several important archaeological sites dating back to the Canaanite, Hellenistic, Herodian, Roman and Byzantine periods.
A light traditional Palestinian meal will be offered before reaching the Old Sebastia.
Length: 7 km
Duration: 2 hours
- Lightweight walking boots
- At least 3-4 liters of water and snacks for the walk
- Sunscreen and a hat
- Your camera
Rate: 250 NIS (70$)
- An experienced local hiking guide
- Donkey ride
- Traditional light meal
- Transportation from Beit Sahour to Sebastia and back
Meeting point: in front of Beit Sahour Municipality
Meeting time: 13:30
Approximate returning time: 21:00