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Jesus Trail

Israel
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A very special experience!

We've walked the trail from Nazareth to Tiberias in 4 days. We are in our mid-30s and love hiking... read more

Reviewed 7 April 2017
Maayan H
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Haifa, Israel
Varied landscape and culture

I enjoyed walking the Jesus Trail very much. I walked it in 2 days, but would recommend 3 days in... read more

Reviewed 7 February 2017
emorre
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Brussels, Belgium
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Reviewed 7 April 2017

We've walked the trail from Nazareth to Tiberias in 4 days. We are in our mid-30s and love hiking but are not very fit, so we've planned to walk about 12 km per day in the following manner: Day 1: Nazareth to Kfar Cana Day...More

2  Thank Maayan H
Reviewed 7 February 2017

I enjoyed walking the Jesus Trail very much. I walked it in 2 days, but would recommend 3 days in order to have more time to enjoy the landscape and especially the different cultural stops on the way. It is very well marked, so you...More

4  Thank emorre
Reviewed 26 October 2016

We did the Jesus Trail in 4 days from Nazareth to Magdala. If you go to Nazareth I would recommend two days to see all the biblical/historical places. Our first day we arrived at Nazareth 13 : 00. We had to go to mount Precipice...More

3  Thank Raytrail
Reviewed 23 June 2016

What an experience.. Well planned stays at Jewish Kibbutz , Arab, Christian, Palastinian hotels and guest houses on our walk from Nazareth to Carpeneum was life changing. It is not always the prettiest of sights as you have to get from town to town thru...More

4  Thank cooperft
Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

The Jesus Trail was not what i expected. In the book it said you don't have to be an experienced hiker. I decided to take my 3 yr old daughter along. Not a wise choice. The roads out of the towns are very steep. They...More

7  Thank Cassandra V
Reviewed 9 November 2015 via mobile

As an experienced hiker I was expecting an easy meander from Nazareth to Capernaum. Not the case. Parts of the trail especially on the route from Nazareth to Cana are not well marked. Navigating it requires trail blazes, guidebook and GPS. Also on that section...More

5  Thank Ian H
Reviewed 22 October 2015

We went to Nazareth expressly to do this trail......the book of the same name says its clearly marked all the way and it is not! ...we got completely lost on the first leg of it and had to come back, in extreme heat, because soon...More

2  Thank Roysie1
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Doing the Jesus trail will show you the spirit of Galilee in a way most tourists will never see, because you walk it and are not driven around in a bus. The trail is between Nazareth and Capernaum, two places well known in the New...More

7  Thank Massoud010
Reviewed 10 May 2015

In theory this 68 km walk from Nazareth to Capernaum should be easy and enjoyable. However, in practice it was a disappointment. On the positive side:- 1) There are beautiful woodlands with carpets of wild flowers in the spring 2) There are stunning views as...More

7  Thank Bexhillian
Reviewed 30 March 2015

We wanted to do a bit of the Trail, but had read that Nazareth etc. was not pleasant and parts of the trail were pavement etc. I did a lot of research and figured out that starting at Arbel cliffs was the way to go...More

3  Thank PRobin11
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dlmpwells
5 September 2016|
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Response from YallahHike |
There is some access to washrooms, but not many public options. There are bathrooms at Zippori National Park and Arbel National Park. There is a public bathroom at Golani Junction at the free campground. The churches along... More
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slav198
29 March 2016|
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Response from David L | Property representative |
Hi- you can access the Horns of Hattin from the road below near Nebi Shu'eib via a 20 min or so hike uphill, of you can access it by getting off highway 79 to the south and walking a flatter 15-20 from where you leave the... More
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TiesOvereinder
13 January 2015|
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It can be quite hot in June, and dehydration and heat exhaustion is a serious risk. If you can avoid the summer months (June-Aug), you will have a more positive experience.
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