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.
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