Outside of the cities, the West Bank is home to epic, empty deserts, winding wadis and moody mountainscapes that make for world-class hiking, cycling and walking. Because of the political situation in the West Bank, it is always advised to hike, cycle or climb only as part of an organised tour.

Wadi Qelt The valley that connects Jerusalem with Jericho is lined with ancient sites, natural springs and incredible views.

Canaan Fair Trade Arrange a homestay with a Palestinian farmer in the villages of the northern West Bank.

Sebastia Get lost among the hilltop ruins of this ancient city.