Tours of the Golan Heights
Routes on the Golan Heights: Nimrod Fortress, Mount Hermon, the ancient Katsrin, healthful source of Hamat Gader.
The Golan Heights are a plateau of volcanic origin, in the north-east of the country. Most of it is located at an altitude of over 1000 meters above sea level. In the west, the plateau drops sharply in the direction of the Sea of Galilee and the Syrian-African Rift.
Most of the Golan plateau is in Syria. Israeli part of the Golan Heights was captured by Israel in 1967, during the Six-Day War, after protracted shelling of Israeli territory out the Syrians. Golan is still the subject of dispute between Israel and Syria.
The Golan is well developed agriculture. There are a lot of orchards, enjoys great success grape growing and winemaking. Dreamlike beauty Golan Heights, as well as monuments of ancient history and relatively recent six-day war undoubtedly present to you a special interest. You will visit the legendary castle of Nimrod, and the cave which is home to the ancient god Pan, the ancient Katsrin, swim in hot healing springs of Hamat Gader and ascend to the highest mountain in Israel – Hermon.