Mountain missing? An air force base is located on the summit itself, but about 50 m below, there is a hiking trail that makes a 360° circle around the peak providing great views to all directions. Mount Tabor. Meron. The most popular trail takes you from the car park at the foot of the mount to the summit and makes a circular route past three lookout points before returning to the starting point at the base of the mount. Mount Meron is the highest mountain in the Galilee and the highest summit in Israel west of the Jodan river. Hiking Mt. By the way - the whole 1000 km of Israel National Trail are available on google street view. Access: On Route 89, between the Druze village of Horfesh and Kibbutz Sasa, there is an entrance to the road belonging to the Mt. The slopes from all sides are densely forested with a beautiful and varied Mediterranean forest. Elevation: 1208 m; Difficulty: Best months to climb: Convenient center: Update info or location. The Alkosh reserve is trail is a nice part that that connects you to the Israel National Trail near Mount Meron, and which will take you right to Kinneret. Mount Meron Climbing Notes. Our hike on the Israel National Trail, שביל ישראל , up Mount Meron, through Wadi Amud to the Sea of Galilee and up Mount Arbel to the village of Mitzpe near Tiberius. Mount Meron – Climbing, Hiking & Mountaineering. After the descend to the other side of the mountain, the trail enters the Amud stream and we walk in its upper section. We'll climb with our cars to the summit parking lot, a great place for a picnic. Just like the last two hikes we had a good breakfast, and walked down to the first bus. Mount Meron to the Sea of Galilee . Photo credit: Lior Golgher • ליאור גולגר. We can add it! Nearby Places Show On Map Megiddo. Visitors to Mt. Mount Meron. It takes you through the outstanding Dishon Wadi, brings you to a beautiful water spring, passes through the enchanting Bar’am Forest, and ends with a glimpse of Mount Meron. Meron Field School. Option 2: 16 km hike Take a short transfer (at no extra cost) to a closer start point for your ascent. Day 1: July 6 th 2009 Starting our hikes is becoming a routine which makes it easier. Rosh Hanikra. Be the first to submit your climbing note! Meron can hike along several trails of various lengths. Mount Meron Summit Trail. Meron nature reserve and the Mt. This stream is even more beautiful than the Kziv. Mount Bental. The third day starts with a climb to the summit of Mount Meron, the highest point in the Galilee, with great views to all of northern Israel. Send Mail. The hike is quite easy. Option 3: 12 km hike Take a longer transfer (with additional cost) to an even closer start point for your ascent. Mount Meron to the South Mount Meron Summit Trail. Mount meron is one of the most beautiful natural reserves in Israel, especially in the spring. Hiking directly from your accommodation in Hurfeish, you’ll ascend Mount Meron. The segment from Gesher Alma to Horvat Hamama is about 17-km long. Share. Magdala . The Meron summit overlooks the Mediterranean shores on the west, the Golan Heights with its volcanic peaks on the east, the entire Lower Galilee from Mount Carmel to the Sea of Galilee on the south and the Upper Galilee and southern Lebanon on the north. Print. Drive 5.5 kilometers to the trailhead.