Sunday, 12 th of November Al-’Auja to Jericho THRU WALK AUTUMN WALK 2017

The section begins in the broad plains of the Jordan Valley and passes by the tents of the Bedouin community of Wadi al-’Auja. The trail enters Jericho, one of the oldest cities in the world.  Its calm atmosphere and rich heritage is a true oasis to all walkers. Visitors can enjoy a visit to the Mount of Temptation, Tell es-Sultan, and the winter palaces of Hisham and Herod the Great.

Nearby Jericho, members of the Aqbat Jaber Refugee Camp Women’s Center invite hikers for warm home-cooked meals and offer overnight stays in a 0ne-of-a-kind mudbrick guesthouse. Hikers can also have their passports stamped at the guesthouse.

  • Masar Ibrahim Hikers stamp location : Jericho

Distance: 16.30 KM

Time: 3-5 hours

Trail Difficulty: Moderate

Recommendations:

  • Lightweight walking boots
  • Walking poles
  • At least 4-5 liters of water and snacks for the hike
  • Sunscreen and hat
  • Your camera

Included:

  • An experienced local hiking guide
  • Cable car ride and lunch at Mount Temptation
  • entrance to Hisham's Palace

Not Included:

  • Transportations to the starting point and from the end point 
  • Optional Tour : bike Tour in Jericho will cost 20 $ per person 

Meeting Point: Auja Municipality

Meeting Time: 08:30 

for more information please contact our coordinator 0568750801

 

 

 

 

 

Photo Credit to Nidal Ahmad 

  • visit to the Mount of Temptation,
  • visit toTell es-Sultan,
  • visit to the winter palaces of Hisham and Herod the Great. 

Route

  1. East Jerusalem