Israel National Trail

a group of hikers in an open sandy area

For weather-beaten but indefatigable trekkers, they should put the Israel National Trail on their bucket list. While the Israel National Trail may not obviously be the world’s longest hiking trail, it is guaranteed to be an epic one, for sure! Hiking in the Holy Land is the dream of every trekker. The … Read more

The Best Mountain Climbing Spots in Israel

Mount Meron

Mountain climbing in Israel is on the rise (pardon the pun), especially in the last few years. Even though Israel is a small country, it will stun you with its diverse landscape that will inspire you to go outside and hike. Indeed, Israel is a hiker’s paradise! If you want to go … Read more

The Soreq Stalectite Cave

The Soreq Stalectite Cave

The Soreq Stalactite Cave (also called Avshalom Cave or simply Soreq Cave) is a 5,000 square meter (50,000 square feet) cave in the Judean hills not far from Bet Shemesh. It has a dense concentration of magnificent stalactites. The cave was discovered accidentally in May 1968, by a quarrying crew. Like other … Read more

Ein Hemed – Aqua Bella

Ein Hemed – Aqua Bella

Ein Hemed – Aqua Bella The Aqua Bella – Ein Hemed National Park, run by the Israel Parks and Nature Authority, is located on the path of an old Roman road, which was still in use after the Crusader period. This piece of paradise is just about a ten-minute drive from Jerusalem. The … Read more

Ein Gedi National Park

Ein Gedi National Park

About Ein Gedi Ein Gedi is a desert oasis that has so much to offer. It is a green scenery in the midst of the yellows and browns, located west of the Dead Sea. The Ein Gedi nature reserve and national park is located in the Judean Desert, on the shore of … Read more

Masada

Masada

Masada – is an ancient fortification occupying a strategic, magnificent location of an isolated rock plateau, similar to a mesa. It is a UNESCO World Heritage site and an incredible place and story of bravery, revolution, survival and honor. History of Masada King Herod, whose architectural feats have left an indelible mark … Read more

Ein Avdat – Canyon and Springs in the Negev Highlands

Ein Avdat – Canyon and Springs in the Negev Highlands

Ein Avdat – WOW! Ein Avdat is a place to look up and say “Wow!” White cliffs occasionally flecked by dark flint rise above the Zin Valley, while three springs feed several small rock pools year round. A rare water source in the desert, Ein Avdat’s springs sustain a variety of plant … Read more

The Red Canyon

The Red Canyon

About the Red Canyon The Red Canyon is only 200 meters long but it is deep and has beautiful red colors (don’t forget to bring your camera). The natural beauty of this site alone is well worth the trip, but there is also one good thing about the Red Canyon — one … Read more

Guide to Hiking in the Dead Sea Area

Rami’s Guide to Hiking in the Dead Sea Area

Hiking near the Dead Sea The mountain slopes on the west side of the Dead Sea are full of amazing rivers (that are usually dry) and canyons. You can choose out of many levels of difficulty, from walks suitable for families with little children to climbing in the most dangerous routes. Although … Read more

Arbel

Arbel

Arbel, a moshav and also a mountain in Northern Israel, offers stunning views over the Kinneret (Sea of Galilee) from this sheer cliff face. It offers views of Mount Hernon in the Golan Heights and trails to a cave-fortress. It is also the site of ruins of an ancient synagogue. The majestic … Read more