4 February 2017, Saturday. Reshayda to Beni Naim

Spring’s enjoyable and exciting activities is just started, Saturday’s hike is one of the wonderful stages that everyone should try walking. It extends from Al-Rashayda, which is located 18.7km (Horizontal Distance) south-east of Bethlehem, to Bani N’eim which is 7 kilometers to the east of Hebron. It is a rocky and uneven road, but worth walking.

  • Length:  22 km
  • Duration:  4 - 7 hours
  • Category:  Difficult

What to bring:

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

 What is included:

  • An experienced local hiking guide
  • Transportation from Jerusalem or Beit Sahour and back

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

Approximate returning time:  17:00

  • Meet and walk with people who also love nature and exploring new territory
  • Hike from the Reshayda desert area to Beni Naim
  • Look over the Jordan Valley below as did Abraham as he watched the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah
  • The terrain is rocky and uneven.

More information:





  1. East Jerusalem