Masar Ibrahim Thru-Hike #ThruMasar

Masar Ibrahim Thru-Hike #ThruMasar is a special biannual (March and November) event on the Masar Ibrahim al-Khalil that offers hikers the experience of crossing the full length (330km) of the trail in 21 days in a row.


Join us on the following dates:

  • 03 – 23 / 11 / 2018

You can join for the whole 21-day journey, for a week, weekend or only one day! For more information contact us at

Experience this unforgettable journey and wander through the country’s hidden treasures, explore the heights and depths of its wonder and encounter the local hospitality, rich history and heritage.

– We see this hike as having the potential to tell the world about the Masar Ibrahim: the more people who know about it, the bigger the difference it can make to the Palestinian communities living along the trail. –

Thru-Hike November 2018 Sign Up

We would like to invite you to join at any stage of the trail and for as long as you would like. See the full schedule of the Thru-Hike for  November 2018 below.

Siraj Center, a partner tour operator, will take your reservation. For registration visit <<WalkPalestine>> website and find “Masar Ibrahim Thru-Hike” tab. In case of any inquiries contact Suhair at or call her at 00972 (0) 568750801. 

FYI: If you would like to join us only for some days (not in a row), the price doesn’t include transportation and hikers will be responsible themselves for getting to the starting point of the hike. However, someone from the Masar Team shall join the hikes every day, so check with us if we can help with transportation from Bethlehem (call Zaid on 00972 (0) 599789631). There are various accommodation options along the way: homestays, guesthouses, bedouin tents and even a cave! These can also by booked through the Siraj Center. 

Looking forward to hiking with you!

Download #ThruMasar November 2018 Schedule:

#ThruMasar Day-by-Day November 2018 Schedule:

Sat 03 / 11Rummana to Burqin17.00 KM
moderate / difficult
Rummana Village Council90 NISHike through the olive groves of the north and visit the ancient church of Burqin.
Sun 04 / 11Burqin to Arraba14.17 KM
Burqin Church90 NISEnjoy the olive harvest atmosphere and pass through the impressive Ottoman Palaces of Arraba.
Mon 05 / 11Arraba to Sanur12.70 KM
Abdalhadi palaces in the old town 90 NISMeander between the olive trees of the region, view the lush agricultural valleys and climb the steep hill to reach the Castle of Sanur.
Tue 06 / 11Sanur to Sabastiya15.50 KM
Sanur Roundabout125 NIS (inc.traditional Dabka dance)This demanding hike will take you through the most interesting places of the region. Sebastiya is a home to great archaeological and architectural treasures.
Wed 07 / 11Sabastiya to Nablus12.10 KM
Sabastiya Municipality125 NISExperience the unique atmosphere of the famous city, Nablus. Indulge yourself in tastes and fragrances of its Old City markets.
Thur 08 / 11‘Awarta to Duma18.60 KM
moderate /difficult
water tank90 NISWalk from a village to village, encounter the stunning views of the Jordan Valley in the background.
Fri 09 / 11Duma to Kfur Malek14.80 KM
moderate /difficult
Near Duma School 160 NIS (inc. visit to Taybeh village)The name Duma means calmness. Indeed, when you enter this agricultural village its peaceful atmosphere absorbs you.
Sat 10 / 11Kfur Malek to Al-’Auja14.10 KM
Kafr Malek Village council90 NISExperience one of the most stunning valleys of the area and admire its natural richness.
Sun 11 / 11Al-’Auja to Jericho16.30 KM
Ali Abu Kharbish Tent160 NIS (entrance fees and guided tour of Hisham Palace)The trail will lead you to Jericho, one of the oldest cities in the world, which with its calm atmosphere and rich heritage is a true oasis to all walkers.
Mon 12 / 11Jericho to Sea Level Community18.70 KM
Aqbat Jaber Women Center90 NISFollow this beautiful hike that leads through the picturesque Wadi Quelt and view the clings on the side of the rocky canyon Deir al-Quelt (St. George’s Monastery).
Tue 13 / 11Sea Level Community to Khirbet al-Mird15.10 KM
Sea Level sign320 NIS (inc. accommodation, 2 lunches, breakfast and dinner)This journey follows through large uninhabited areas, filled with beautiful panoramic vistas.
Wed 14 / 11Khirbet al-Mird to Tal al-Qamar11.20 KM
Tour continues from the previous dayIn Arabic, Tal al-Qamar means Hill of the Moon. The site, remote from the hustle and bustle of the city life, is a perfect spot to watch a full moon or stargaze.
Thur 15 / 11Tal al-Qamar to Bethlehem14.60 KM
Tal al-Qamar125 NISThe winding trail will take you down into the Kidron Valley full of caves of various sizes which, in the Byzantine times, were inhabited by monks.
Fri 16 / 11Bethlehem to Tuqu’14.50 KM
Manger Square – Peace Center90 NIS (visit to Manger Square)After a visit to world heritage sites, the Old City of Bethlehem and Nativity Church, follow the fertile valley of Artas towards Tuqu’.
Sat 17 / 11Tuqu’ to Arab ar-Rashaiyda26.30 KM
Tuqu’ Municipality160 NIS (inc. extra transfer)Encounter the Bedouin hospitality. Your hosts will make sure to take you to the best lookout on the Dead Sea in the area.
Sun 18 / 11Arab ar-Rashaiyda to Beni Na’im22.30 KM
moderate / difficult
Rashaiyda Abu Ismail Tent90 NISAfter leaving the desert, you will head towards Beni Na’im, a tranquil village famous for the grape groves surrounding the area.
Mon 19 / 11Beni Na’im to Hebron07.00 KM
Beni Na’im Municipality90 NIS (inc. city tour)Stroll the narrow streets of the old quarters and admire its buildings, typical of traditional vernacular Mamluk and Ottoman architecture.
Tue 20 / 11Hebron to Dura12.40 KM
Lamar Guesthouse90 NISThis stage will take you from the busy streets of Hebron through agricultural fields surrounding the city and picturesque valleys rich in natural beauty and archeological sites.
Wed 21 / 11Dura to As-Sura11.20 KM
Dura Municipality90 NISSouth of Hebron awaits you as the new part of the Masar Ibrahim, inviting all hikers, especially those interested in architectural and archaeological heritage.
Thur 22 / 11As-Sura to Adh-Dhahiriya13.50 KM
As-Sura Village Council90 NISThe stage reveals impressive ruins of ancient monasteries, shrines, presses and cisterns.
Fri 23 / 11Adh-Dhahiriya to Beit Mirsim19.80 KM
Moderate / difficult
Ad-Dahriya Municipality90 NISAdh-Dhahriya’s historic core, with its narrow streets and small domed stone houses, is a well-preserved example of an architectural complex that dates back to the Ottoman era.