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Exploring the Golan Heights

Wild Landscape With Golan Heights; Israel Stock Photo - 10976778

We offer a broad range of environmental topics that can be combined with Jewish learning that relate to the tour. 

Green Tech and Renewable Energy in the Golan

Learn about alternative energy in the Golan and explore Jewish values of conservation and waste reduction.

Options include:

• Solar Energy in Nimrod
• Wind Farm by Avnei Eitan
• Recycling/Biogas Facility at Meitzar
• Community Waste Separation in Bnei Yehuda

Water

Experience water and explore its deeper meaning in the Golan’s abundant waterways.

Trails include:

• Nachal El Al (the Black Waterfall) Time: 2-3 Hours; Difficulty: Easy to Moderate
• Nachal Meshushim (the Hexagonal Pools) Time: 2-3 Hours; Difficulty: Easy to Moderate (steep back up but easy trail)
• Ayit Waterfall to Aniam Pool Time: 3-4 Hours Difficulty: Moderate
• Nachal Zavitan to Yehudia Time: 3-4 Hours; Difficulty: Moderate
• Fresh Springs Tour Time: 1-3 Hours (depending on how many springs you prefer to visit); Difficulty: Easy

Biodiversity/Animals

Learn about the wildlife of the Golan and explore Jewish values regarding the treatment of animals.

Trails include:

• Gamla (Griffin Vulture trail, Falls trail, Ancient Synagogue trail) Time: 2-4 Hours, depending on which trail; Difficulty: Easy to Moderate, depending on trail
• Moshav Nov – Stork Nest, Snake Workshop with Michael Even-Esh Time: 2 Hours; Difficulty: Easy

Trees/Flowers/Herbs

Explore the beauty of the Golan in full flower, visit ancient and new groves, and learn about local herbal remedies. (These trails are most full of flowers in the spring.)

Trails include:

• Bashan Ridge (by Alonei Habashan) Time: 2-3 Hours; Difficulty: Easy
• Nachal Meitzarim Time: 4-5 Hours; Difficulty: Moderate

 

Book Now or contact Marcos Cohen if you have any questions.

We are happy to help you find the best option to make your trip as memorable as possible.