Battir to Artas


Today, you will walk from the historical center of Battir towards Al Makhrour valley, one of the most beautiful walks along the trail reaching out to the historical town of Al-Khader passing through the famous football stadium and the famous St. George Church and Monastery in Al-Khader. Hikers can then continue to the village of Artas passing by Solomon’s pools and arrive after two kilometers to the historical center of the village of Artas.

Distance: 10.00 Km
Time: 3-4 Hours
Challenge: Easy
Food And Water

For the hike take:

  • at least 3 liters of water
  • snack
Notes And Tips

Check the weather before you go. Always remember about sun protection (sunscreen, hat, sunglasses). During the summer season wear light but modest clothes. During the winter season remember about a warmer jacket – mornings and evenings are usually cold.

  • Topo map
  • Map legend
  • Elevation profile
  • GPX File