Selection of Nature Tours and Vacations, September - October 2019
* For the full list of tours, family vacations and hikes click here (Hebrew)
Family Day Trips and Activities
- Monday, September 30 (Rosh Hashanah): Mount Tavor Summit
A circular tour at the spectacular Summit of Mount Tavor, offering a panoramic view of the
As we stroll along the top of the mountain, we will hear about the area's rich history and its importance in the Jewish, Christian and Muslim traditions. Lower Galilee and the Nazareth mountain range.
- Wednesday, October 16: Nature "Survival" workshop
A special family activity in Ofer Forest at the southern slopes of the Carmel ridge, with an exciting field workshop!
We will learn how to light a fire, make ropes, and build a hideout, use camouflage techniques, and other ancient crafts.
Guided by Hof HaCarmel Field School staff
- Thursday, October 17:Sukkot Celebration at Shikmim Field School at Nitzanim Beach
A variety of fun activities for all ages, including a game of treasure hunt using a mobile phone app, craft and outdoor cooking workshops, and much more.
Overnight Family Vacations
- Sukkot Desert Splendor
Sunday –Monday, October 13-14
Sunday –Monday, October 20-21
Day 1: Hike through Tamar stream, an amazing channel in the southern Judean desert, including climbing ladders and pegs.
Day 2: Hike along Arugot stream - a refreshing route along a creek with ponds and waterfalls, reaching a hidden spot known as the "upper pools", where we will enjoy flowing water in the heart of the desert.
Guided by Ein Gedi Field School staff; Lodging at the Ein Gedi Field School (Half board)
- Sunday – Tuesday, October 20-22 : Sukkot / Simchat Tora, autumn at the Golan Heights
A family vacation surrounded by refreshing cool air, magnificent peaks and unique Golan flower bloom.
Day 1: hike from Hazeka ridge to Joiza, visiting a lovely spring and arch structure along the route; enjoy the season's beautiful blossom of Feinbrun's Autumn Crocus and Sternbergia lutea
Day 2: Morning panoramic observation from Mount Bental, followed by a hike along the glorious Jilabun stream
Day 3: Hike through the heart of the Golan Heights from Hushniya to Faraj, including a visit to Faraj ruins.
Guided by Golan Field School staff; Lodging at Golan Field School (Full board)
- Saturday, October 26: Israel National Trail, Yarkon Stream
A lovely segment of Israel National Trail, located at the heart of Tel-Aviv greater metropolitan area, with plenty of urban nature spots. We will hike along the twists and turns of the Yarkon Stream, and reach the Yarkon Sources National Park.
This segment is 20km long and suitable for fit hikers.
All tours and hikes are guided in Hebrew