Jericho Region

The trail from the Jericho Region to the Bethlehem Region offers a surprising variety of natural landscapes and richness of cultural and historical sites. The section begins in an area of spacious plains in the Jordan Valley and passes by the tents of the Bedouin community of Wadi al-’Auja. The path enters Jericho, one of the oldest cities in the world, which with its calm atmosphere and rich heritage is a true oasis to all walkers. Visitors will enjoy a visit to the Mount of Temptation, Tell es- Sultan, and the winter palaces of Hisham and Herod the Great.

Day Stages

1: Al-’Auja to Jericho (16.3km)

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.

2: Jericho to Sea Level (18.7km)

Follow 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).

3: Sea Level to Khirbet al-Mird (15.1km)

This journey follows through large uninhabited areas, filled with beautiful panoramic vistas.