Hiking the Israel National Trail: From Herzliya to Tel Aviv

After hiking from Poleg Beach to Herzliya, we woke up for another day on the Israel National Trail. This time, we planned to hike a short segment from Herzliya to Tel Aviv, only about 13 km. This is because we wanted to take half a day off in Tel Aviv. The segment from Herzliya to … Read more

Hiking the Israel National Trail: From Poleg to Herzliya

The restaurant deck didn’t help us much. We still woke up with lots of sand in our sleeping bags and clothes. But things could have been worse. We got our things ready and started making our way to our next destination on the Israel National Trail. This time, it was Zebulun Beach in Herzliya, lso … Read more

Hiking the Israel National Trail: From Bet Yanai Beach to Poleg Beach

After a fantastic night at our Trail Angels’ house at Kfar Vitkin, we woke up early and started walking towards Bet Yanai Beach, our starting point for our day on the Israel National Trail. The walk took us about 20 minutes. As we came closer to Bet Yanai Beach, we noticed a large pool of … Read more

Hiking the Israel National Trail: From Sdot Yam to Bet Yanai Beach

After a pleasant night at Sdot Yam, with a few drops of rain, we woke up early and started making our way to our next destination, Bet Yanai Beach. My boyfriend joined us the other day, so it was nice having another person in the group. We needed the diversity, after being with each other … Read more

Hiking the Israel National Trail: From Beit Hanania to Sdot Yam

It rained all night. At some point, one of the dogs of Beit Hanania tried to enter the moshav’s veterans club. We had placed a chair on the door because the door couldn’t get locked from the inside and it was opening again and again. When we heard that the dog was trying to move … Read more

4-Days Hike on the Ramot Menashe Regional Trail

Many claim that Ramot Menashe, known in English as the Menashe Heights, is one of the most beautiful regions in Israel. Spread between Mount Carmel and Mount Amir, this area is full of flowers and endless meadows, natural water springs, and streams. Just before Passover, at the peak of springtime, my friends and I decided … Read more

Hiking the Israel National Trail: From Shfeya Junction to Beit Hanania

It rained for about two days. During that time, we stayed at an organic farm in Bat Shlomo. When it ended, we woke up early and made our way to the Bat Shlomo Junction. From there, we got on a shared taxi to Shfeya Junction, although we could have waited two minutes more for a … Read more

Hiking the Israel National Trail: From Ein Hod to Ofer Junction

The other day we were too exhausted to hike all the way to Ein Hod. Instead, we took a bus to the Ein Hod Junction and found our Trail Angel’s place nearby, at the bottom of the village. We quickly made dinner and fell asleep the moment we put our heads on the mattresses. Then, … Read more

Hiking Mount Carmel on the Israel National Trail

After a weird night in Yagur, we had to decide – should we hike today or not. The rain had stopped a few hours before, but Ayelet, Nitai, and I were lacking hours of sleep. After thinking about it for a while, we decided to hike up Mount Carmel. “If we’ll get tired, we can … Read more

Hiking the Israel National Trail: From the Hermits’ Mill to Yagur

We arrived at the Hermits’ Mill the other day, and now we were headed to Kibbutz Yagur. We woke up very early after a wonderful night at Abu Atef’s Agricultural Hospitality place and started making our way along the beautiful Zippori Stream. The segment from the Hermits’ Mill to Yagur quickly leaves the banks of … Read more

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