Join us for a tour back into the Ancient Jericho of 9.000 B.C, followed by sites from the Hellenistic-Roman time until the Byzantine-Islamic Time. We will follow the steps of Jesus Christ and have also an insight into the modern Jericho.

 

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No.Activity
1 Maqam al-Nabi Musa:
Mosque and Maqam date back to the Crusader period. It was first built by Salah al-Din half way between Jericho and Jerusalem.
2 Tulul Abu al-Alaiq (Herod’s Winter Palace):
Tulul Abu al-Alaiq are a group of hills, which includes remains from the Hellenistic-Roman period of Jericho. Highlights: Hasmonian Palace, Herodes’s third Winter Palace.
3 City Center:
The City Center is dominated by the city’s main square, which is
surrounded by all kind of shops and restaurants … and has its own special charm. Highlights: City Hall, vegetable market.
4 Tree of Zacchaeus
The large sycamore Tree symbolizes the History of the tax collector Zacchaeus and his story with Jesus Christ.
5 Tell Jericho “ain al-Sultan”
The Ancient site dates back to 9000 BC and reflects Jericho’s old History.
6 Mount and Monastery of Temptation
This is the Place where Jesus spent 40 days and nights fasting and meditating while rejecting the temptations of Satan.
7 Sugar Mills:
Built by the Crusaders to expand the sugar production for export to Europe.
8 Hisham’s Palace:
The Palace of the Arab Umayad King is a complex of buildings, baths, mosques and colonnaded courts. It’s a fine example of early Islamic art and architecture.
 

Maqam Al-Nabi Musa, Tulul Abu Alaiq (Herod's Winter Palace), City Center, Tree of Zacchaeus, Tell Jericho "Ain Al-Sultan", Mount and Monastery of Temptation, Sugar Mills, Hisham's Palace.

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TimeActivity
9:00 - 9:30Pick up at Qalandia or Hizma Check Points: Introduction,.literature distribution, & comment on the Israeli separation wall. Meeting could also be at the PACE office in al-Bireh - Jerusalem Road.
9:30 - 10:00 Judean Desert, Saint Georges Monastery & Wadi Qelt:
Drive through the wilderness of Jerusalem with short stops at the Monastery and Bedouin Camps in the desert.
10:00 - 11:00 Maqam al-Nabi Musa:
The medieval Islamic monument dating back to the Crusader period was first built by Salah al-Din half way between Jericho and Jerusalem.
11:00 -11:30 Tulul Abu al-Alaiq (Herod’s Winter Palace):
Tulul Abu al-Alaiq are a group of hills, which includes remains from the Hellenistic-Roman period of Jericho. Highlights: Hasmonian
Palace, Herodes’s third Winter Palace.
11:30 - 12:00 Jericho City Center:
The City Center is dominated by the city’s main square, which is surrounded by all kind of shops and restaurants, and has its own special charm.
Tree of Zacchaeus:
The large sycamore Tree symbolizes the History of the tax collector Zacchaeus and his story with Jesus Christ.
Tell Jericho “ain al-Sultan”:
The Ancient site dates back to 9000 BC and reflects Jericho’s old History.
Lunch: Wadi al-Akhdar Restaurant – Jericho.
Mount and Monastery of Temptation:
This is the Place where Jesus spent 40 days and nights fasting and meditating while rejecting the temptations of Satan.
Sugar Mills:
Built by the Crusaders to expand the sugar production for export to Europe.
Hisham’s Palace:
The Palace of the Arab Umayad King is a complex of buildings, baths, mosques and colonnaded courts. It’s a fine example of early Islamic art and architecture.
Dead Sea:
Short Stop at the Dead Sea.
End of tour at Checkpoint or Ramallah city Center.
 

Maqam Al-Nabi Musa, Tulul Abu Alaiq (Herod's Winter Palace), City Center, Tree of Zacchaeus, Tell Jericho "Ain Al-Sultan", Mount and Monastery of Temptation, Sugar Mills, Hisham's Palace.

 

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