View of Jerusalem from mount Olives

Hikes Near Jerusalem

Spice up your Jerusalem vacation with great Hikes, just 30-60 minutes from the city

One of many springs in the Jerusalem mountains

The Springs Trail

5 Springs in 1 Hike just 15 Km from Jerusalem

An easy circuit between small springs typical to the western slopes of the Judean mountains.

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Region – Judea Mountains
Distance – 9.5 Km.
Short version – 6.5 Km
Very short – 3.5 Km
Accumulated Climb – 170 m
Difficulty – Easy
For Private or Public transport directions, use Google Maps –
Seadim Ruins parking

Hiking the desert oasis of Wadi Qelt

Wadi Kelt (Prat Stream)

A desert oasis just 20 Km from Jerusalem

A short distance from Jerusalem, in the Judea desert,  Wadi Kelt (Prat stream) flows to Jericho. Our route will take you through Springs, Pools and the  deep Wadi Kelt canyon and an Old monastery.

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Region – Judea Desert
Distance – 9 Km.
Accumulated Climb – 200 m.
Difficulty – Moderate.
For Private or Public transport directions, use Google Maps –
Ein Prat Natural Reserve

Masda viwed from the North

Masada

Turn a “Standard” visit to Masada into a Hiking experience!

Combine your visit to Masada with an exciting hike through the Roman siege camps. Get amazing views of Masada from different directions.

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Region – Judea Desert
Distance – 8.5 Km. (Short version 4.5 Km)
Add about 2 Km for tour in Masada
Accumulated Climb – 350 m.
Difficulty – Moderate.
For Private or Public transport directions, use Google Maps –
Masada Eastern Parking

The cave of the dead sea scrolls

Qumeran

Deep desert feeling only 50 Km from Jerusalem

Our hike Starts at Qumeran. The site where the Dead-Sea scrolls were written. Climb the Dead Sea cliffs and get an amazing view of Einot Zukim and the Dead Sea.

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Region – Judea Desert
Distance – 13 Km.
Accumulated Climb – 400 m
Difficulty – Difficult
For Private or Public transport directions, use Google Maps –
Qumeran National Park