A waterfall in Wadi Qelt canyon, Israel

Wadi Qelt Guided Group Hike

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When:
March 6, 2019 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm Asia/Jerusalem Timezone
2019-03-06T08:00:00+02:00
2019-03-06T15:00:00+02:00
Where:
Wadi Qelt
Cost:
79 USD
Contact:
Erez Speiser
+972502009757

Join “Israel by Foot” Expert local Hiking guide for an amazing day in the great outdoors

A truly exiting day out in the upper sections of Wadi Qelt. We will visit known sights such as the Faran Monastery, Ein Prat and  Ein Maboa. Cross the Canyon section of the Wadi with its many pools and small waterfalls. And also come across ancient aqueducts and other signs of human activity from the distant past.


Hike Information
Distance8 Km
Climb120 m
LevelModerate
LocationGoogle-Maps-icon-2020
Pickup Locations1) Jerusalem Central Station
2) Jerusalem City Center
Price79 $ (Discount on 4 or more hikers)
Minimum Age13 years. (Minors must be accompanied by an adult)
ScheduleWeekly Between November and April. (Check Availability)
Included in price* Transportation To & From the above mentioned pickup locations.
* Expert Hiking Guide.
Not included in the price* Food
* 29 NIS Entrance fee to Ein Prat National Park.

Wadi Qelt Group hike map

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Highlights of the Hike:

  • Faran Monastery – the first Christian monastery to be built-in the Judean Desert around 330 CE.
  • Ein Prat – The biggest spring in Wadi Qelt.
  • Ancient Aqueducts.
  • Deep pools with great swimming opportunities.
  • Dramatic desert scenery.

Hike Itinerary:

  • 08:00 – Pickup from Jerusalem Central Station.
  • 08:20 – Pickup from Jeruslaem city center.
  • 09:00 – 15:00 8 Km hike in Wadi Qelt
  • 15:30 Driving back to Jerusalem.
  • Pool in Wadi Qelt

Book Now!

For your convenience, booking is also available by Phone/Whatsapp/SMS (+972502009757) or email (ersp1966@gmail.com)


What to Bring?

Mandatory (You will not be allowed to join the hike without and will not be refunded):
  • 2 liters of water.
  • Hiking boots or Sneakers. (We highly recommend hiking boots, but will accept also sneakers).
  • Sandals not allowed!
  • Hat 
Recommended:
  • Sunscreen
  • Snacks and Lunch
  • Hiking polls
  • Dry-fit shirt as a base layer
  • On rainy days - Rain proof light coat.
  • Small towel and extra clothing if you choose to dip in the pools.

Cancellation Policy: 
The customer may cancel his booking at any time. 
Our refund policy is as follows:
Up to 2 weeks prior to the trip: 90% refund. 
Up to 48 hours prior to the trip: 75% refund. 
Less than 48 hours: Not refundable. 
For special cases and circumstances please email and we commit to try and make the largest refund possible!
 

Written by Erez Speiser

Erez Speiser, born 1966 in Israel. lives in Rakefet in the Galilee. By education he is a mechanical engineer.For the last decade he holds a marketing position in a multinational metal cutting tools company. Erez is passionate about nature and the outdoors, enjoys hiking, mountain biking & surfing. Erez loves Israel and tries to promote hiking tourism in the country. He is the founder & manager of www.hike-israel.com