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Golan Heights Day Trip from Tel Aviv

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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icon12 hours  (Approx.)
Pickup from select hotels
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English

Keeping you safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
Face masks required for travelers in public areas
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Gear/equipment sanitized between use
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Regular temperature checks for staff
Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Overview

Spend the day exploring historic Golan Heights on this popular day trip from Tel Aviv. Your route takes you past numerous scenic overlooks perfect for snapping photos, as well as through the ancient village of Katzrin—the capital of Golan Heights. Travel to the top of one of Israel’s most stunning dormant volcanoes and take an informative walking tour of a 6th-century synagogue as part of this memorable trip.
  • Day trip to Golan Heights from Tel Aviv
  • Stop for a stroll around Yarendit, the Jordan River’s sacred baptismal site
  • Admire views over the Jordanian and Syrian borders from Hammat Gader
  • Discover ancient Jewish ruins on a walking tour of the village of Katzrin
  • See Katzrin’s 6th-century synagogue with its original Hebrew inscriptions
  • Visit the summit of Mount Bental and gaze out over Quneitra Valley
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Professional guide
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Air-conditioned vehicle
Entrance fees
Food and drinks
Gratuities

Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered

Departure Time

7:15 AM
This Golan Heights Day Trip from Tel Aviv kicks off with hotel pickup. Meet your professional driver, then make your way north to Golan Heights. Located about 112 miles from Tel Aviv, the region is known for its stunning mountains and epic landscapes. Your journey will be broken up with photo stops at some of the route’s most impressive points, including the ancient settlement of Megiddo and the sacred baptismal sight of Yarendit.

You’ll have a chance to luxuriate in the hot spring of Hammat Gader, located on theedge of the Syrian and Jordan border, as well as to explore the village of Katzrin by foot. The capital city of Golan Heights is home to numerous ruins, as well as a 6th-century synagogue.

After lunch (own expense), you’ll travel by coach to the peak of Mount Bental—the most famous dormant volcano in the area. Enjoy incredible views and impressive photo ops of the Quneitra Valley before returning to Tel Aviv in the early evening.
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Galilee Region
Travel through the Galilee
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Free
Pass By:  
Jordan Valley
Travel through the Jordan Valley
Pass By:  
Sea of Galilee
Pass by the Sea of Galilee
Stop At:  
Ancient Katzrin Village and Synagogue
Visit ancient Synagogue and village in Katzrin
Duration: 40 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Museum of Antiquities in the Golan
Visit the Golan Antiquities Museum
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Mount Bental
Visit Mount Bental and explore the remaining Syrian bunkers
Duration: 40 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • This tour operates with minimum number of participants
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Recommended to bring water, comfortable shoes, hat and sun protection
  • Please note this tour is not suitable for children under the age of 4
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Bein Harim Ltd

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Golan Heights Day Trip from Tel Aviv?
A:
The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
See all safety measures taken by Golan Heights Day Trip from Tel Aviv.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Golan Heights Day Trip from Tel Aviv?
A:
The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Golan Heights Day Trip from Tel Aviv.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Golan Heights Day Trip from Tel Aviv?
A:
The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
See all safety measures taken by Golan Heights Day Trip from Tel Aviv.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Golan Heights Day Trip from Tel Aviv?
A:
The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
See all safety measures taken by Golan Heights Day Trip from Tel Aviv.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during Golan Heights Day Trip from Tel Aviv?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 40 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by Golan Heights Day Trip from Tel Aviv.

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A wonderful rare experience
lyn0l
, Oct 2019
There was around 2 hours travel with beautiful scenery along the way. We stopped at the place where it is near 3 borders of Israel, Jordan and Syria. We learned the history of it. We saw the beautiful view of Galilea Sea with city of Tiberias. Continued our journey to Katzrin Village. It was a lovely place to understand how the settlement lived in the past. The last stop after lunch is Mt. Bental, we learned a lot from the tour guide from the volcano was formed and the border to Syria. As said, it is a rare wonderful experience. Highly recommended.
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DISAPPOINTED
Julie F
, Sep 2019
The Tour Guide was very informative . I did read where we were going to visit hot springs so I pack for a quick swim but did not even see them? Disappointed . Jordan river Baptism site , we had 10 minutes NOT LONG ENOUGH which included toilet break I took no money and was not informed that you had to pay to go to toilet. ALSO NOT IMPRESSED AS WE HAD OVER TWO DRIVE BACK TO HOTEL. I also thought reading the days activities that LUNCH AND DRINKS where included but NO NOT INCLUDED FOR THE PRICE $195.21 . TOO EXPENSIVE TO SIT IN A BUS ALL DAY . I also expected to see around and experience a Kibbutz but it was just a money making LUNCH BREAK that was NOT INCLUDED.
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star-5
Worth the long trip
JeanB1903
, May 2019
The Golan Heights was an experience not to be missed. Our guide was very informative and we enjoyed his commentary when we could hear it. Unfortunately some of our fellow travellers appeared to be not interested and I feel they should have been told to keep their voices down so others could hear what was being said.
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Golan Heights Day Trip
, Jul 2018
Our guide, Shmil, was very knowledgeable and accommodating. He made the trip as pleasurable as possible in the exceptionally hot weather, and introduced us to some very interesting sites.
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Very interesting tour, not as many...
David M
, Jun 2018
Very interesting tour, not as many tourists as on most tours, and a great guide!
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star-5
I would highly recommend Avishay as an...
JK
, Feb 2018
I would highly recommend Avishay as an excellent, very knowledgeable tour guide!
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Do not go on this tour when the...
Vibeke Reinseth M
, Dec 2017
Do not go on this tour when the weather is bad! rain and fog. We missed out of the beautiful view as the guide did not take us to the hot spring of Hammat Gader. Viator should have cancelled the tour and refunded us the money.
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An extraordinary tour and...
Gioanna B
, Jul 2017
An extraordinary tour and opportunity to see half of Israel. Our guide,Eliezer, is very knowledgeable and happy to share his experiences. I learned so much about the history and background to many of the conflicts in the area. I can really recommend this tour and Eliezer. Definitely a must when in Israel.
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Once again I would suggest better...
Us 2
, Jun 2017
Once again I would suggest better vehicle maintenance...we had issues from our first prolonged rest stop...with the driver-guide on the phone for very extended periods trying to remedy the situation. Our van finally died near the end of the tour at a stop above the Sea of Galilee. We waited close to 3 hours for a ride back to Tel Aviv...and missed the last place listed on the tour. Also the tour had listed a hot springs but when our guide was asked by other tourists about it, they were told it was not on this tour..puzzling as we had seen it listed as well. The tour did seem a bit rushed probably because of all the delays. It was a great tour however because it was both emotional and informative. We saw the borders and the topography and gained a powerful realization of Israel's amazing existence and of the constant vigilance needed to maintain it. We really liked our guide.
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the tour with Levy Avishay was...
Rebecca M
, Jan 2017
the tour with Levy Avishay was awesome! this guy really knows a lot about Israel! i highly recommend taking a tour with him
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