Horse Riding and Hiking Day Tour in the Galilee


Horse Riding and Hiking Day Tour in the Galilee

Starts in: Kibbutz Lavi | Available: every Tuesday
Private Guided Tour
Expert Tour Guide
9 hour tour
$145/ person
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It’s hard to imagine something more magical than hiking and horse riding through the Biblical back-country of the Galilee in Northern Israel. This unique and unimaginably memorable one day tour follows a dramatic segment of the Jesus Trail at the breathtaking descent towards the Sea of Galilee. Split into two parts, this day will be half a day on horseback, and half a day on foot.

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Horse Riding and Hiking Day Tour in the Galilee Highlights


Depart from Kibbutz Lavi and ride with an experienced guide towards the Sea of Galilee along the world-famous Jesus Trail


En-route, you'll traverse ‘The Horns of Hattin’, the site of a famous Crusader battle against Saladin with stunning views over the surrounding valleys


Following the path of the Jesus Trail, you’ll pass the grave of Jetro, an ancient shrine which is holy for the Druze religion


Reaching Arbel stream, you’ll stop for a break to enjoy some local wines, cakes and optional lunch


You’ll explore Magdala (Migdal), the home of Mary Magdalene and Capernaum, the ancient town on the sea of Galilee which was home to many of Jesus’s disciples


Take a refreshing swim in the Sea of Galilee before heading back to Kibbutz Lavi

Horse Riding and Hiking Day Tour in the Galilee Itinerary

08:15 - Optional pickup from Golani Junction
08:30 - Start of horseback ride at Kibbutz Lavi. Visit ‘The Horns of Hattin’, Jethro and Arbel stream
13:00 - Lunch (Food can be provided for extra cost)
13:30 - Start a self-guided tour at Magdala (Migdal). Explore Magdala, Capernaum, and the Sea of Galilee
17:00 - Return to Kibbutz Lavi
17:15 – Transportation back to Golani Junction
NB - all timings on Horse Riding and Hiking Day Tour in the Galilee are approximate
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Important Details

Hand-picked expert tour guide
Safety equipment
Meals and drinks
Personal travel insurance
What to Bring
Walking shoes
Hat & sunscreen
Essential Information
The ride will be at walking pace
The ride could be divided into two groups, fast riders and walking pace riders
No previous knowledge of riding is required
Minimum age of 8
Optional lunch costs 35 NIS, including shawarma, falafel and hummus
Riding Safety is ensured by the ride operator, which includes wearing riding hats
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