Hiking the Galilee and the Golan Heights

Hikes in the Galil / Golan

Walk where History and Archaeology blends into green landscape filled with Wild-Flowers


The sea of Galilee seen from Mount Arbel

Mount Arbel Hike

Ascend to the most iconic view-point over the Sea Of Galilee. On the way up visit the ancient Arbel fortress built inside the rock. On the way down visit the ancient Arbel synagogue and hike down the Arbel Wadi under the cliffs.

Hike Metrics
Hike Description
Distance8 Km
Short versionsN/ A
Climb330 m
LevelModerate
BestDec - Apr
PossibleNov - May
LocationGoogle-Maps-icon-2020
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Nahal Amud in the Upper Galilee

Nahal Amud (Amud Stream)

Hike one of the most attractive streams in Israel. Walk down the beautiful Amud stream. Along the way pass numerous ancient water-mills, pools and wild-flowers. On the way back climb to the “Mizpe Hayamim” mountain. One of the only spots where you can view both the Sea of Galilee & the Mediterranean.

Hike Metrics
Hike Description
Distance13.5 Km
Short versions5 Km
Climb500 m
LevelDifficult
Short ver (Easy)
BestDec - Apr
PossibleOct - May
LocationGoogle-Maps-icon-2020
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Hiking Along Gush Halav Stream

Hiking in Gush Halav Stream

A Pond,  Stream and an Ancient synagogue. This is a short & easy hike, but packs lots into it. You will visit a winter pond, fantastic Almond tree blossom (Feb-Mar), a lovely stream and an ancient synagogue. In addition you can round it all off with good Humus at Jish.

Hike Metrics
Hike Description
Distance5.5 Km
Short versionsN/ A
Climb220 m
LevelEasy
BestDec - Apr
PossibleOct - May
LocationGoogle-Maps-icon-2020
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Mount Hermon from the Bashanit ridge

Bashanit Ridge

Wide views on the Northern Golan Heights and Syria. On the first half of the hike we will climb gently through an oak forest that is full with a variety  of wild-flowers. On the 2nd half we will reach a fantastic view-point at the top of mount Kortam. It is also the best area to tour the Golan after snowfall.

Hike Metrics
Hike Description
Distance10.0 Km
Short versionsN/ A
Climb200 m
LevelModerate
BestDec - Apr
PossibleOct - May
LocationGoogle-Maps-icon-2020
/ Start PointGoogle-Maps-icon-2020