10-16 November 2022 SAMARITAN WALK

The Samaritan Walk offers travelers a rare opportunity to go beyond the headlines and the stereotypes, to get away from the ordinary Holy Land tours, and to explore for themselves the remarkable landscape, ancient historical sites and hospitable people and culture of Palestine. Take the first step to walk the trail, and you are guaranteed to be rewarded with a life-enhancing experience. 

 

The Samaritan Walk begins in the northern city of Nablus and ends in Bethlehem.

 

 

 

 

Location

Itinerary

 

Day One:  Arrival

From Jerusalem transfer to Nablus - Samaritan community on Mt. Gerazim. Overnight in the Old City of Nablus.

 

Day Two:  Awarta to Duma

After breakfast walk from awarta to duma, lunch in route 
Overnight with local families

 

Day Three: Al Auja

Visit the spring (ain) of Al Auja
Overnight at Bedouin camp

 

Day Four: Jericho

Visit Hisham's Palace, the Mount of Temptation and Tell as Sultan

Swim in the Dead Sea.
Overnight at a hotel in Jericho


Day Five: Wadi Qelt

Visit the Greek Orthodox Monastery of St. George Koziba

Walkthrough the Jerusalem wilderness
Overnight in Jericho

 

Day Six:Nabi Musa 

Visit the Mar Saba Greek Orthodox Monastery

Transfer to Bethlehem and visit the Old City and the Nativity Church

Day Seven: Departure

Note: A minimum of 5 persons is required to run the hike