5 March 2017, Sunday. Bike Jericho City

Join us in a new adventure, Biking through Jericho city ‘Ariha’ in Arabic – the oldest continuously inhabited town in the world, dating back approximately 10,000 years.

A moderate bike ride, this day will prove to be rewarding, as you will cycle through Jericho - the green oasis of the Jordan Valley.   The start point is near the Mt. of Temptation, and the ride ends at Tel es Sultan, which is an excavated archaeological site revealing Neolithic and Canaanite periods of ancient Jericho. 

  • Cycling distance:           12 km
  • Cycling time:               4 -5 hours
  • Difficulty:                      Moderate

 What to bring:

  • Lightweight shoes
  • At least 3 - 4 liters of water and snacks/ lunch for the ride
  • Sunscreen
  • Your camera

 What is included:

  • An experienced guide
  • Transportation from Jerusalem/ Beit Sahour and back
  • Bike rent and helmets 
  • Jerusalem meeting point: in front of The Jerusalem Hotel, 4 Anatara Ben Shaddad St., East Jerusalem, near the Damascus Gate
  • Direction: https://www.google.com/maps/place/Jerusalem+Hotel/@31.7843026,35.2258947,677m/data=!3m1!1e3!4m2!3m1!1s0x150329c458973183:0x496b59518afd3fa1!6m1!1e1
  • Meeting time: 08:00

 

  • Beit Sahour Meeting point: in front of Beit Sahour Municipality
  • Meeting time: 07:30
  • Approximate returning time: 15:00 
  • Cycle through Jericho - the green oasis of the Jordan Valley 
  • Mt. of Temptation
  • Tel es Sultan, which is an excavated archaeological site
  • Discover the ancient ruins from the Neolithic and Canaanite periods of ancient Jericho.  

More information: 

http://masaribrahim.ps/en/masar-the-path/city-tours/jericho

Route

  1. Jerusalem