Monday, 15 Nov. 2021, Al-’Auja to Jericho,Thru Hike

The section begins in the broad plains of the Jordan Valley and passes by the tents of the Bedouin community of Wadi al-’Auja. The trail enters Jericho, one of the oldest cities in the world.  Its calm atmosphere and rich heritage is a true oasis to all walkers. Visitors can enjoy a visit to the Mount of Temptation, Tell es-Sultan, and the winter palaces of Hisham and Herod the Great.

Nearby Jericho, members of the Aqbat Jaber Refugee Camp Women’s Center invite hikers for warm home-cooked meals and offer overnight stays in a 0ne-of-a-kind mudbrick guesthouse. Hikers can also have their passports stamped at the guesthouse.

  •  Hikers stamp location : Jericho

Distance: 16.30 KM

Time: 3-5 hours

Trail Difficulty: Moderate



  • Lightweight walking boots
  • Walking poles
  • At least 4-5 liters of water and snacks for the hike
  • Sunscreen and hat
  • Your camera


  • An experienced local hiking guide
  • entrance to Hisham's Palace

Not Included:

  • Transportations to the starting point and from the end point 
  • (Basd on the number of Participants) Optional Tour : bike Tour in Jericho will cost 20 $ per person 

Meeting Point: Auja Municipality

Meeting Time: 08:30 







Photo Credit to Nidal Ahmad 

  • visit to the Mount of Temptation,
  • visit toTell es-Sultan,
  • visit to the winter palaces of Hisham and Herod the Great. 


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