28 October 2017, Saturday. Camping at Sea Level & Sunrise

We will start our journey near the Good Samaritans inn and walk through the Jerusalem wilderness to the overlooking point. There we will camp, spend the night to wake up to watch the sunrise. After the sunrise we will have an hour walk through the wilderness, enjoying a Bedouin coffee at the Sea Level Bedouin Camp before returning back home.

Saturday's Walk:

  • Length: 9-10 km
  • Duration: 2.5-3 hours
  • Category: Moderate – Difficult

Sunday's Walk:

  • Length: 3 km
  • Duration: 45 min - 1 hour
  • Category: Easy

What to bring:

  • Personal items for the overnight stay
  • Lightweight walking boots
  • Walking poles
  • At least 2 liters of water and snacks for the walk
  • Sunscreen and a hat
  • Your camera

Rates:

  • From Jerusalem: 120$, From Bethlehem 110$
  • Seats are limited to 12 participants

What is included:

  • An experienced local hiking guide
  • Traditional dinner and breakfast
  • Tents for one overnight at the overlooking point
  • Jerusalem Meeting point: in front of The Jerusalem Hotel, 4 Anatara Ben Shaddad St., East Jerusalem, near the Damascus Gate
  • Directions: https://www.google.com/maps/place/Jerusalem+Hotel/@31.7843026,35.2258947,677m/data=!3m1!1e3!4m2!3m1!1s0x150329c458973183:0x496b59518afd3fa1!6m1!1e1
  • Beit Sahour Meeting point: in front of Beit Sahour Municipality
  • Meeting time: 16:00 on Saturday 28 October 2017
  • Approximate returning time: 09:00 on Sunday 29 October 2017

Highlights

 

Watch the sun rise over the Dead Sea


Camp overnight in the desert


Explore the Jerusalem wilderness

Route

  1. East Jerusalem