Golan Travel

Golan and the Golan Heights are in Israel’s most northeasterly area. The Golan borders Lebanon to the north and Syria to the east. Its quiet pastoral beauty and fresh mountain air are what makes Golan travel experiences so popular. Many visitors choose a Golan vacation to escape the urban stress, connect with nature, recharge their batteries and relax in this serene area.

Golan guided tours will introduce visitors to wonderful scenic treasures: nature reserves, archeological sites and scenic mountains which all add to the captivating beauty of the Golan. Those choosing to travel to Golan will enjoy the far-reaching views as they climb from the plains at 300 meters above sea level in the south to 1200 meters in the north. To the east of the Golan, travel takes visitors through a chain of volcanic hills while to the south and west the Golan is fringed with basalt cliffs which descend steeply to Kinneret, the Valley Rift and the Yarmuk Valley.

This amazing scenery can be enjoyed by hiking, cycling and road trips around the area. Guided tours also provide an excellent way to enjoy the Golan region without having the hassle of driving and navigating. In the winter, Golan travel is particularly popular with skiers who enjoy a vacation in Golan with a difference at the higher altitudes where thick snow covers the mountain slopes.

The wooded hills, wild flower meadows, rushing streams, nature reserves and dazzling waterfalls all contribute to making Golan travel a most rewarding experience for those looking for a stress-free vacation. The Golan Heights is also the place to visit during the summer season to pick cherries, raspberries and other seasonal fruit. Alternatively, families can enjoy a ranch experience on horseback, rounding up the cattle. Wineries offer tours and wine tasting or take a trip to an authentic Druze village and experience their legendary hospitality. The archeological sites at Banias, Gamla and Katsrin all add to the variety of activities which make up a Golan travel experience, which visitors are happy to enjoy at any time of year.