Head to Israel’s Golan Heights, with historical heritage to match its mountainous beauty, on a day trip from Tel Aviv! On route to the region, enjoy several photo stops – including one at the sacred baptismal site of Yarendit – and then explore the ancient Jewish village of Katzrin, the capital of Golan Heights. See its 6th-century synagogue on a walking tour, and then travel to the summit of Mount Bental, to view the vistas from one of Israel’s most impressive dormant volcanoes.
• 12 hours
Discover the beauty of Israel’s Golan Heights in all its rugged, mountainous glory, on a full-day tour from Jerusalem! On the journey to the national park, enjoy several photo stops including one at the sacred baptismal site of Yarendit, and then explore Golan Heights’ ancient capital, the village of Katzrin, on a walking tour. In the afternoon, visit the summit of Mount Bental to soak up soul-stirring views over Syria’s Quneitra Valley before returning to Jerusalem.
• 13 hours
Explore Golan Heights and the area surrounding the Sea of Galilee on a 2-day tour of northern Israel from Tel Aviv! With overnight accommodation in a traditional Israeli ‘kibbutz’ (family-run guesthouse) included, this must-do tour introduces you to local culture as well as northern Israel’s top sites. Visit the Hammat Gader border and the Talmudic village of Katzrin in the rugged Golan Heights region, and then head south to the Sea of Galilee to discover the delights of Nazareth, Capernaum, Yarendit baptismal site and more.
• 2 days