You can find a list of the “best beaches in Israel” on many websites. As you come to expect from “Israel by Foot”, our angle is different. We give you the best beaches in Israel that are also a natural gem. You will not find a Bar or Beach beds for hire. But you will find magical picnic spots and scenic beach strips, perfect for a sunset walk.
This is not a “Standard Guide” on Mountains in Israel. Besides the basic information you get with other guides, we provide the information on how to reach the summit of each mountain (whether it is by vehicle or by hiking) accompanied by a hiking map or a link to the relevant page on the website.
A very special feature of Israel’s landscape is the richness and variety of its flora, especially wildflowers. Despite Israel’s tiny area, it has about 2500 species, compared with only 1500 species in the British Isles that are more than ten times larger in area. In the period between mid-January and mid-April, wildflowers bloom in a variety of shapes and colors that will amaze and overwhelm your senses. But also, before this period, starting in September and after it up to May you can find wildflowers if you know where to look for them.
Israel is blessed with several long-distance Epic Hiking Trails. Most tourist that visit Israel are not up to it, or desire a more varied vacations that includes a mix of activities and attractions rather than a pure hiking vacation. Here at “Israel By Foot” we get that, and therefore we are focused on day-hikes that can be integrated in a “standard” vacation. However, some those are along these Epic trails and can be an excellent way to get the taste of them.