19 August 2017, Saturday. Discover Sebastia, Donkey Tour

An extraordinary way to explore Sebastia this coming weekend, Saturday 19 August, with Siraj Center and Masar Ibrahim, a hike and a “Donkey” ride along the Ottoman Hijaz trail to explore the ancient Sebastia and ruins. The ancient city of Sebastia is situated on a hilltop, and is home to several important archaeological sites which date back to the Canaanite, Hellenistic, Herodian, Roman and Byzantine cultures.
A light traditional Palestinian meal will be prepared through the hike before reaching the Old Sebastia.

Length: 7 km
Duration: 2 hours
Category: Easy

You can also take part in our competition and win 50% discount. Rules are simple:

Like @Walk Palestine and @Masar Ibrahim Facebook pages then share Walk Palestine's post on your Facebook, write in the comments why you would like to experience this kind of tour. The person who will get the most number of likes for his/her comment will win the discount. The competition lasts until Thursday 17 August 2017 and the winner will be announced under this post on Friday morning 18 August 2017


  • Lightweight walking boots
  • At least 3-4 liters of water and snacks for the walk
  • Sunscreen and a hat
  • Your camera

Rate: 250 NIS (70$)


  • An experienced local hiking guide
  • Donkey ride
  • Traditional light meal
  • Transportation from Beit Sahour to Sebastia and back


Meeting point: in front of Beit Sahour Municipality

Meeting time:   13:30

Approximate returning time:  21:00


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