- Open Jun, Sep
- Set arrivals
- 6 nights / 5 days of riding | 3 to 6 hours riding per day | Nearest airport:Tel Aviv
- Weight limit: 16st 6lbs (105 kg) (230 pounds)
- Usual maximum: 12
The Land of Galilee itinerary takes you through rolling landscapes along the tributaries of the Tabor Stream, and through almond orchards and fields. You also ride in the Sirin Heights with views over the Jordan Valley to the Golan Heights, and down to the Jordan River then through the majestic Carmel region and down into the Jezreel Valley.
There are some lovely tracks through the fertile fields of the ‘Land of Milk and Honey’. This, combined with visits on foot to some of the well known historical sites including Mt. Tabor and the Church of Transfiguration, makes for a fascinating itinerary.
There is also a guided walking tour of Nazareth and a day in Jerusalem giving you the opportunity to visit important holy sites.
If you wish, we would be pleased to arrange for you to extend your stay in Jerusalem to return to the markets or simply have longer exploring the city. Alternatively, if you wish to explore Israel further after the Land of Galilee ride we are able to arrange an extended tour to the south to visit Ein Gedi kibbutz, Masada and the Dead Sea (minimum two people). Please ask us for details.
This trip is suitable for confident, fit riders who are capable of controlling a horse at walk, trot and canter in the open across varied terrain. There is a mix of paces and speed is determined by the terrain.
The horses are mainly Quarter Horses ridden in Western tack and with a loose rein.
Experienced riders may have the opportunity to ride one of the guide's Arabian endurance horses.
Set arrival and departure dates arriving Saturday. Additional dates are available on request for a minimum of two guests.
||Experience LevelExp Lvl
||Arrive - DepartArr - Dep
|Land of Galilee
|30 May 2020 - 5 Jun 2020
|Land of Galilee
|12 Sep 2020 - 18 Sep 2020
INCLUDES Accommodation; riding; meals and soft drinks.
SINGLE SUPPLEMENT $270.00 is payable to guarantee a single room. If you are prepared to share this will be refunded if we find you a sharer.
PAYABLE LOCALLY Bar bills; tips.
NEAREST AIRPORT Tel Aviv.
TRANSFERS Shared transfer on day of arrival at set time is c. $38.89 per person one way from Tel Aviv. Shared transfers to the airport on the evening of the last day are included.
The shared transfer collection time at Tel Aviv airport is scheduled for 16:20. Please book a flight with a scheduled arrival time by 15:30 to allow for luggage collection.
If you have arrived in Tel Aviv early, we can arrange collection from your hotel at 15:30.
Return flights should depart after 20:00. If you choose to book flights departing earlier than 20:00 then you will need to pay for a private transfer (c.$55 payable locally).
This ride is set in the north of Israel riding through Galilee's natural landscapes; along the tributaries of the Tabor Stream and through almond orchards and fields. You also ride in the Sirin Heights with views over the Jordan Valley and down to the Jordan River; through the majestic Carmel region and down into the Jezreel Valley.
Weather & Climate
The temperature in Israel varies widely, especially in the more mountainous regions, but as a general rule the north has a mild more Mediterranean type climate while in the Judean Desert in the south the climate is semi-arid with hot summers, and cold winters.
In springtime (March, April and May) the scenery is green and the autumn (from late September to November) is mild and pleasant.
Rain is possible from October to April and is most likely between January and March. Between May and September, rain in Israel is rare.