Wadi Al-Yabis (Wadi Yabis)
This is the Biblical Yabesh of Gilead where the Prophet Elijah was
reputedly born around 900 BC. It is a truly beautiful valley descending
20 Km from the forested uplands to the warmth of the Jordan Valley and
offering some excellent walks and treks.
There is an ancient tell nearby from the period.
Lower Wadi Yabis from the Jordan Valley
If you donít get the opportunity to walk down this particularly scenic
valley from its source high in the mountains, its worth walking up a
short way from the Jordan Valley, especially in spring. Flowers are
everywhere and thereís also plenty of birdlife with many large white