Hike Wadi Qelt Private Tour

Book your hiking tour in Wadi Qelt, one of the main hiking attractions in the wilderness of Palestine. You will enjoy the fresh water springs along the hike. The valley have diverse flora and fauna, ancient ruins, and Saint George Monastery and the ancient Roman aqueduct and palaces ending up in Jericho.

Available in:  English | Arabic

Duration:  8 Hours

The Tour Plan

Meet your guide in Bethlehem either Jerusalem Bus Station in Bethlehem “Bab Zqaq” if you are coming from Jerusalem or pick up from your hotel in Bethlehem. Your guide will meet you and you will drive to Wadi Qelt start the hike. Start the hike from Ein Fawwar, there you will see Ein Fawwar spring and you will see the Roman aqueducts. One the way, you will learn about the flora and fona in Palestine wilderness and you passing by several water springs, there are 3 main springs in this valley and possibility to enjoy fresh bath in the natural pools along the route. We will make several short stops to enjoy the landscape and a view of Saint George Monastery. The monastery is open daily from 9am to 1pm and we might be able to visit the monastery from inside depending on our arrival time. Later, we will continue our hike toward Jericho and visit Tulul Sbu el-‘alayiq “The archaeological site of the Roman Jericho” also called the Hashmonain Palaces/Herod’s Palaces. From Jericho, we will take a taxi back to our car and drive back to Bethlehem where the tour will end.

Where will we meet

We will meet at 8 or 9 am at Bethlehem 300 Checkpoint, and from there the experience will start and finish by the end of the day.
(You will be contacted to confirm time)

Click here to read more details on how to make your way to the meeting location.

What’s included?

Private license guide-driver
Hiking Tour
Taxi from Jericho back to the car
Meet in Bethlehem 300 Checkpoint or your hotel inside Bethlehem city
Bottle of water for each person

Gratuities (optional)
Hotel pickup and drop-off outside of Bethlehem
Personal expenses
Food
Alcoholic drinks

What to bring

 

  • Wear comfortable non-slip hiking shoes, appropriate clothing, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, and a backpack for your stuff.
  • Bring some food/fruits and snacks
  • Minimum 3 liters of water
  • Bring your passport and visa

Cancellation

 

  • Receive a full refund for cancellations done 7 days before the experience date.
  • Your experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

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    $350.00

    Pay a 30% deposit per item
    All Discover Palestine Experiences are:

     

    • Private
      No strangers. Just you and your local guide.
    • Personalized
      You can ask us to tailor this for you.

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