Tour code: 5209TELGOLAN
Spend the day exploring historic Golan Heights on this popular day-trip from Tel Aviv. Your route will take you past numerous scenic overlooks perfect for snapping photos, as well as through the ancient village of Katzrin—the capital of Golan Heights. You’ll 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.

Highlights

  • 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

What You Can Expect

Golan Heights Day Trip from Tel Aviv

See ancient ruins at Golan Heights

This Golan Heights Day Trip from Tel Aviv kicks off with hotel pick up. Meet your friendly and professional driver and 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. 

Customer Reviews

Markus B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

loved the guide

Robert D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

It was really nice to have only three people the minimum necessary for the tour to operate on this tour. As a result we had a more intimate tour. Our guide was excellent. We visited the talmudic village of Katzrin to see the ruins. Then we climbed to a lookout over the border and we were able to chat with the UN peacekeepers stationed there. It was interesting to visit a lesser known part of Israel. If you want to get off the beaten path, this tour is for you.

Gloria C. G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

We enjoyed visiting the Golan again after eight years. Our tour leader Isaac was knowledgeable and enthusiastic.
Thanks for a great experience

aklall63

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

This trip was awesome. Out of this world.

Ronni S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

This was a wonderful trip. The guide was professional and knowledgable. I wish we could have included a side trip to Safed as part of this tour, but the tour overall was excellent.

Hein T

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

I could learn a lot about politics and the military situation. Amir is an excellent guide.

Royce L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2015

This tour was amazing!

sudir

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2015

This tour was amazing!

howard k

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2014

Very enjoyable tour with an extremely knowledgeable tour guide.

yanamur

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2014

One of the best tour I have been on. The guide was very good. Very informative. He really knows the history behind.

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