View from mount Tsfachot, eilat, israel

Mount Tzfachot Hike

A fantastic option for a short afternoon excursion.  Just ten minutes drive from Eilat and served by bus, this short hike is a great contrast to the noisy city.

Hike Metrics
Hike Description
Distance4 Km
Short versionsN / A
Climb250 m
LevelModerate
BestDec - Mar
PossibleNov - Apr
LocationGoogle-Maps-icon-2020
/ Start PointGoogle-Maps-icon-2020

Recommendation: Try to reach the summit about 30 minutes before sunset. Bring a picnic basket and watch the Edom mountains on the horizon turn red.

Track Description:

  • Start by following the Green marked trail climbing to the summit of Mount Tzfachot (250 m).
  • As we gain height, the views of the Red sea below become more impressive. On the summit, we meet a junction with a Blue marked trail.
  • After enjoying the views, continue, with the Blue trail down to a saddle and up again to the northern peak of the mountain.
  • From this peak, we have an even better view. The head of Eilat bay, the city of Eilat and the Edom mountains on the horizon.
  • Continue to follow the Blue markings all the way down to the main road.

Learn more about the Biblical History of Eilat and Ezion Geber.

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Mount Tzfahot hiking map Eilat Israel
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