Hike Itineraries
Northern Israel Trip 2022

All routes are subject to change

Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Overnight


Moderate Hike



Wednesday, May 18, 2022

We’ll begin our day with a hike down Nahal Kelach in the Carmel Nature Reserve. After lunch, we’ll enjoy the forested scenery of the area known locally as Little Switzerland.

Distance

1.48
Miles

Ascent

240
Feet

Descent

538
Feet

Thursday, May 19, 2022

We’ll begin our day by hiking down to Nahal Kziv, passing by the ruins of the Crusader-era Monfort Castle and on to Ein Hardalit. After lunch, we’ll experience Druze hospitality in Hurfeish/Peki’in.

Distance

3.63
Miles

Ascent

16
Feet

Descent

958
Feet

Overnight


Friday, May 20, 2022

In the morning we will ride the brand new cable car up Mount Hermon and hike to Gva’ot Ha’krav. After lunch, we’ll explore the Tel Dan Nature Reserve, the largest and most important of the sources of the Jordan River.

Distance

1.5
Miles

Overnight


Saturday, May 21, 2022

Shabbat

Overnight


Sunday, May 22, 2022

We’ll begin by walking around the Hula Nature Reserve, an important freshwater habitat in the Middle East that is home to nearly 400 species of birds. After lunch, we’ll hike along the well-known river trail of Nahal Jilaboon.

Distance

1.34
Miles

Ascent

282
Feet

Descent

420
Feet

Monday, May 23, 2022

We’ll hike in the Gamla Nature Reserve or explore the dormant volcano of Tel Saki on the Syrian border, followed by a water hike at Majraseh Nature Reserve. For lunch, we will meet up together with the whole team of Ramah hikers and riders.

Distance

1.5
Miles

Advanced Hike


Wednesday, May 18, 2022

We’ll begin our day with a hike down Nahal Kelach in the Carmel Nature Reserve. After lunch we will continue up Nahal Galim to the outskirts of the coastal city of Haifa.

Distance

3.05
Miles

Ascent

623
Feet

Descent

958
Feet

Thursday, May 19, 2022

We’ll begin our day by hiking down to Nahal Kziv, passing by the ruins of the Crusader-era Monfort Castle and on to Ein Tamir. After lunch, we’ll continue hiking along Nahal Kziv to the small town of Abirim.

Distance

5.28
Miles

Ascent

1257
Feet

Descent

719
Feet

Overnight


Friday, May 20, 2022

We’ll begin our day atop the majestic Mount Hermon, with stunning vistas of the Golan Heights. After descending Hermon, we will climb the nearby Mount Kahal to the Nimrod Fortress, later exploring the waterfalls and wildlife of the Banias Nature Reserve.

Distance

7.55
Miles

Ascent

3248
Feet

Descent

1017
Feet

Overnight


Saturday, May 21, 2022

Shabbat

Overnight


Sunday, May 22, 2022

We’ll begin by walking around the Hula Nature Reserve, an important freshwater habitat in the Middle East that is home to nearly 400 species of birds. After lunch, we’ll hike from Hula to Nahal Jilaboon.

Distance

7.96
Miles

Ascent

1234
Feet

Descent

236
Feet

Monday, May 23, 2022

We’ll begin our day at the famous Hexagons Pool at the bottom of a canyon by the Meshushim Rover, descending southwest to the Majraseh Nature Reserve on the shore of the Sea of Galilee. For lunch, we will meet up together with the whole team of Ramah hikers and riders.

Distance

6.57
Miles

Ascent

351
Feet

Descent

250
Feet