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Har Atzmon Hike

09/12-9:00 am

₪60.00 – ₪80.00

Har Atzmon

Thursday 9 December

Guide: Dani Margolis

Join us for a fun and challenging hike around the ridge of Mount Atzmon in the Lower Galilee, offering amazing views of  Netofa Valley, Rimon Rridge and the hills of Nazareth. If it’s a clear day we’ll see views as far as the mountains of Gilad in Jordan.

The ridge is south-facing but covered in flowers during the winter months. We start with a short visit to the archeological site of Tel Yodfat with its fantastic story from the days of Josephus and its huge caves. From there, we traverse the ridge eastwards to a small tributary of Nachal Yodfat and we follow that down to Nachal Yodfat with the Netofa Valley beneath us.

We turn westwards and slowly climb 5km to the peak of Mount Atzmon for a superb view. After a well-earned recovery and some lunch, we descend to the springs of El Vasta and El Kaziva beside the village of Kaukab. From the springs we return to Yodafat to our vehicles, in all approximately 13km length.

Our guide, Dani Margolis, is well known to our regular hikers. His immense knowledge and love of the land make every hike with him a real treat.

Hike duration:  Approximately 8 hours

Hike distance: Approximately 13 to 14 km

Elevation change: Highest point 550m ASL; lowest point is 200m ASL (above sea level)

Terrain: Moderate to difficult. A mixture of wide paths to mountain trails with some steep inclines.

Meet: 9:00am at Tel Yodfat

Finish: Approximately 4.00pm


All participants in Netanya AACI hikes must be in good health and able to hike.


Good walking boots or shoes.

Comfortable day backpack to carry food and snacks, water, hat and sunscreen.

Minimum number of participants required. Itinerary is subject to change without notice.

All participants must complete a health declaration form.  

Hikes are self-drive to meeting point: please ask at Box Office for carpooling options.

Members: NIS 60, Non-Members: NIS 80


9:00 am
₪60.00 – ₪80.00
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Netanya AACI
09 833 0950
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