Best views trails in Israel

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#1 - Israel National Trail
Dan, Northern District HaZafon, Israel
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Length: 616.9 mi • Est. Multi-day
The Israel National Trail, (Hebrew: שביל ישראל‎, Shvil Yisra'el) is a hiking path that was inaugurated in 1995. The trail crosses the entire country of Israel. Its northern end is at Dan, near the Lebanese border in the far north of the country, and it extends to Eilat at the southernmost tip of Israel on the Red Sea, a length of 1,015 km (631 mi). The trail is marked with three stripes: white, blue, and orange, signifying the white snow of the Hermon mountain, the blue of the Mediterranean sea, and the orange of the desert sand. The trail takes an average of 45-60 days to complete.Show more
#2 - Jerusalem Tombs City Walk
Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
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Length: 4.6 mi • Est. 1 h 50 m
The Jerusalem Tombs City Walk (הליכה עירונית בין קברי ירושלים) will take you around the scenic and historic old city of Jerusalem to view historic graves and burial sites, as well as a stroll through the old city (locally known as David's City) of Jerusalem.Show more
#3 - Masada Snake Path
Masada National Park
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Length: 1.1 mi • Est. 1 h 7 m
Masada (מצדה) is a UNESCO Heritage Site and the second-most visited site in Israel, after Jerusalem. The Snake Path (שביל הנחש) was once the rear entrance to Masada, and consists of roughly 700 steps up the side of the mountain. Masada, the last fortress of Jewish freedom fighters protesting Roman rule, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and national park. Its camps, fortifications and assault ramp constitute the most complete surviving ancient Roman siege system in the world. Because of its history and the wonderful condition of its ruins, its second in popularity only to Jerusalem as an Israeli tourist destination. Herod, a Roman king of Judea, created Masada in 37-31 B.C. as a winter palace. In 66 AD it served as a fortress against a Roman attack. The snake path was a "back door" to the fortress and rarely used at the time. Today there are around 700 steps that cover 2 km, and gain 350 m (1,148 feet) in elevation. This trail is frequently completed by taking the tram back down, but you can also return the way you came or take the path down the other side of the plateau.Show more
#4 - Nahal Kziv and Monfort Castle
Nahal Kziv Extension Nature Reserve
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Length: 4.8 mi • Est. 2 h 44 m
The Nahal Kaziv (נחל כזיב ומבצר מונפור) and Monfort Fortress trail is known to be one of the most beautiful hiking trails in Israel. With a river that flows all year round, a flowing spring, a historical Crusader fortress on a mountainside and lots panoramic green views; this is not one to miss. This trail is beautiful in all seasons and especially suitable for summer.Show more
#5 - Beeri Single
Beeri, Southern District HaDarom, Israel
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Length: 17.4 mi
Beeri Single (סינגל בארי) is the first mountain bike park in Israel. This trail has something for all levels including a 9 km family loop and the more expert 28 km full loop. In the spring, wild poppies, the national flower of Israel, grow in abundance in the area!Show more
#6 - Birya Forest Single
Birya Forest
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Length: 12.5 mi • Est. 6 h 20 m
The Birya Forest Single (סינגל יער ביריה) trail is a northern cycling route that combines breathtaking views, flowing single sections winding through magical forest and a dash of history and heritage sites. This trail is known to be beautiful year round and suitable for all seasons!Show more
#7 - Ein Akev and Parsa Waterfall
Midreshet Ben-Gurion, Southern District HaDarom, Israel
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Length: 7.8 mi • Est. 4 h 13 m
This is a trail to Ein Akev via Parsa Waterfall (עין עקב דרך מפל פרסה). The trail features beautiful desert views and a stunning oasis.Show more
#8 - The Golan Trail
Majdal Shams, Golan Heights, Israel
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Length: 74.8 mi • Est. Multi-day
The Golan Trail (שביל הגולן) is a hiking trail that crosses the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights. Much of the trail can also be enjoyed by bicycle or horseback. It extends from Mount Hermon in the north to the Sea of Galilee in the south. If hiked in full, it typically takes about 5-7 days, however it can also be broken up into smaller segments. There are some steep inclines and declines, however it is mostly flat. It is important to stay on trail, as the Golan Heights has many military zones and, therefore, there are active mines in the surrounding area. Minefields are well marked, with a barbed wire fence with yellow sign with a red triangle on it.Show more
#9 - Zeharya Single
Zekharya, Jerusalem, Israel
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Length: 8.8 mi • Est. 4 h 32 m
Yishai Ar, in which the Zechariah Single (סינגל זכריה) passes, is a man planted forest that covers roughly 6,500 dunams (acres). The forest was planted by Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael - Jewish National Fund foresters in the 1950s and in it you can find pine, cypress, willow, carob and orchard trees. On this trail, especially in the forest areas there are many antiquities sites from ancient times, and from parts of the trail itself one can see the lime pits and the remains of the ancient village.Show more
#10 - Gilabon Stream
Katzrin, Golan Heights, Israel
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Length: 1.7 mi • Est. 1 h 1 m
This is a trail along the Gilabun river (נחל ג'ילבון). It passes a beautiful waterfall and natural pool to swim in after a hot hike. Do not forget your bathing suit!Show more
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