Turn left and follow the ‡Blue‡ markers. The trail follows the slope of the Wadi about 100 m above the bottom. After about 2 Km you will arrive at a junction with a ‡Green‡marker (3).
Turn right and follow the ‡Green‡ marker. After 100 m you will arrive at an old Muslim grave called “Dir a Sheich”. The contrast of the white ruins against the green forest makes a very pretty spot. It is surrounded by fruit trees and spring flowers and makes a great excuse for an extended break.
Continue for another 800 m on with the ‡Green‡markers until you meet the bed of the Ktalav Wadi and a junction with ‡Black‡ markers (4).
The Wadi received its name from the Red Ktalav tree (Arbutus andrachne) that populates its forest.
Turn right and follow the ‡Black‡ markers up the Wadi.
It’s a beautiful and fun section. A narrow and dark shaded wadi with occasional rocks to negotiate.
On your way, you pass the Ktalav Spring, which may hold some water during the winter.
Go up the Wadi for 1.5 Km until you reach the junction with the ‡Blue‡ marked trail (2). Continue further on the ‡Black‡ for another 600 m until the junction with the ‡Red‡marked trail (5).
Turn right and follow the ‡Red‡markers circulating the northern side of the hill, Getting great views of the mountain between the trees from time to time.
After 650 m you reach a junction with a dirt road and a ‡Black‡ marker. (6)
Turn left to reach the starting point in 150 m (1)