Palestinian Heritage Trail Thru-Hike #ThruHike is a special biannual (March and November) event on the Palestinian Heritage Trail that offers hikers the experience of crossing the full length (330km) of the trail, 21 days in a row.


2- 25 march 2022,thru hike

You can join for the whole 21-day journey, for a week, weekend or only one day! For more information contact us at

First Week Highlights:

Visit Burqin Church and the Ottoman Palaces of Arraba and Sanur    
Explore the ruins of the ancient city of Sebastia    
Visit the vibrant city of Nablus    
Try the famous and delicious Nabulsi kanafeh    

Second Week Highlights:

Walk through two natural valleys    
Experience traditional Bedouin hospitality    
Visit the fascinating cities of Jericho and Bethlehem    
Adventure in the Jerusalem wilderness    
Wadi Quelt Monastery, and Mar Saba Monastery    
Sleep in a cave    

Third Week Highlights:

Walk through the agricultural landscapes around Hebron    
Tour the old city of Hebron    
Learn about archaeological sites in the area    
Visit Abraham’s Mosque (al Haram al Ibrahim) and the Adh-Dahriya old city


We would like to invite you to join at any stage of the trail and for as long as you would like. See the full schedule of the Thru-Hike for March 2022 below.

Siraj Center, a partner tour operator, will take your reservation. For registration visit For any inquiries contact Michael at or call him at 056-8990393

FYI: If you would like to join us for only a few, non-consecutive days, the price does not include transportation and hikers will be responsible for getting to the starting point of the hike themselves.  There are various accommodation options along the way: homestays, guesthouses, Bedouin tents and even a cave! These can also be booked through the Siraj Center.

We look forward to hiking with you!


Previous THRU-Hike

#ThruHike Day-by-Day 2020 Schedule:

02 / 11Rummana to Burqin17.00 KM    
moderate / difficult
Rummana Village CouncilHike through the olive groves of the north and visit the ancient church of Burqin.
03 / 11Burqin to Arraba14.17 KM    
Burqin ChurchEnjoy the olive harvest atmosphere and pass through the impressive Ottoman Palaces of Arraba.
04 / 11Arraba to Sanur12.70 KM    
Abdalhadi palaces in the old townMeander between the olive trees of the region, view the lush agricultural valleys, and climb the steep hill to reach the Castle of Sanur.
05 / 11Sanur to Sabastiya15.50 KM    
Sanur RoundaboutThis demanding hike will take you through the most interesting places of the region. Sebastiya is a home to great archaeological and architectural treasures.
06 / 11Sabastiya to Nablus12.10 KM    
Sabastiya MunicipalityExperience the unique atmosphere of the famous city of Nablus. Indulge in tastes and fragrances of its Old City markets.
07/11Nablus Free Day   
08 / 11‘Awarta to Duma18.60 KM    
moderate /difficult
water tankWalk from village to village, encounter the stunning views of the Jordan Valley in the background.
09 / 11Duma to Kufr Malek14.80 KM    
moderate / difficult
Near Duma SchoolThe name Duma means calmness. Indeed, when you enter this agricultural village you will be absorbed by its peaceful atmosphere.
10 / 11Kufr Malek to Al-’Auja14.10 KM    
Kufr Malek Village councilExperience one of the most stunning valleys of the area and admire its natural richness.
11 / 11Al-’Auja to Jericho16.30 KM    
Ali Abu Kharbish TentThe trail will lead you to Jericho, one of the oldest cities in the world, which, with its calm atmosphere and rich heritage, is a true oasis for all walkers.
12/11Jericho Free Day   
13 / 11Jericho to Sea Level Community18.70 KM    
Aqbat Jaber Women CenterFollow this beautiful hike that leads through the picturesque Wadi Quelt and view the clings on the side of the rocky canyon of Deir al-Quelt (St. George’s Monastery).
14 / 11Sea Level Community to Khirbet al-Mird15.10 KM    
Sea Level signThis journey follows through large uninhabited areas, filled with beautiful panoramic vistas.
15 /11Khirbet al-Mird to Tal al-Qamar11.20 KM    
In Arabic, Tal al-Qamar means Hill of the Moon. The site, remote from the hustle and bustle of the city life, is a perfect spot to watch a full moon or stargaze.
16 / 11Tal al-Qamar to Bethlehem14.60 KM    
Tal al-QamarThe winding trail will take you down into the Kidron Valley full of caves of various sizes, which were inhabited by monks during Byzantine times.
17/11Bethlehem Free Day Over night at Holy Family Hotel   
18 / 11Bethlehem to Tuqu’14.50 KM    
Manger Square – Peace CenterAfter a visit to world heritage sites, the Old City of Bethlehem and Nativity Church, follow the fertile valley of Artas towards Tuqu’.
19 / 11Tuqu’ to Arab ar-Rashaiyda26.30 KM    
Tuqu’ MunicipalityEncounter Bedouin hospitality. Your hosts will make sure to take you to the best lookout of the Dead Sea in the area.
20 / 11Arab ar-Rashaiyda to Beni Na’im22.30 KM    
moderate / difficult
Rashaiyda Abu Ismail TentAfter leaving the desert, you will head towards Beni Na’im, a tranquil village famous for the grape groves that surround the area.
21 /11Beni Na’im to Hebron07.00 KM    
Beni Na’im MunicipalityStroll the narrow streets of the old quarters and admire its buildings, typical of traditional vernacular Mamluk and Ottoman architecture.
22/ 11Hebron to Dura12.40 KM    
Lamar GuesthouseThis stage will take you from the busy streets of Hebron through agricultural fields surrounding the city and picturesque valleys rich in natural beauty and archeological sites.
23 / 11Dura to As-Sura11.20 KM    
Dura MunicipalitySouth of Hebron awaits you as the new part of the Palestine Heritage Trail, inviting all hikers, especially those interested in architectural and archaeological heritage.
24 / 11As-Sura to Adh-Dhahiriya13.50 KM    
As-Sura Village CouncilThe stage reveals impressive ruins of ancient monasteries, shrines, presses and cisterns.
25 /11Adh-Dhahiriya to Beit Mirsim19.80 KM    
moderate / difficult
Ad-Dahriya MunicipalityAdh-Dhahriya’s historic core, with its narrow streets and small domed stone houses, is a well-preserved example of an architectural complex that dates back to the Ottoman era.