Hiking and Trekking


Summit to Sea! Yagur River Gorge to Ancient Dor

July is the perfect time of year in Israel for a combination of hiking and swimming. That’s why we’ve decided to do a hike in the morning with some relaxation in the afternoon by the sea at one of Israel’s most uniquely pristine beaches.

The Carmel mountain range is the only one in Israel that reaches the sea and the area offers one of the best hikes during the summer months. The Yagur River Gorge is a shaded area that offers a great escape from the summer heat while still being able to check out a unique part of the country.

Before heading down to Bonim-Dor, we’ll stop in Usifiye and Daliat el Carmel, two of Israel’s largest Druze communities, perched high upon the Carmel ridge.

Bonim-Dor is one of Israel’s most precious stretches of coastline and home to the ancient Phoenician port city of Dor – dating back more than 5000 years! The area is filled with caverns and coves and offers a special look at the calcareous sandstone ridges lining the sea. Ancient Dor can be seen at the southern tip of the beach.

Early Discounted Tickets can be purchased for 169.50 NIS. The price includes transportation to and from Tel Aviv, coffee and cookies in the morning! Standard priced tickets will be sold at 189.50 NIS and includes the same.

MEETING POINT

SAFETY REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL PARTICIPANTS

This trip requires sturdy shoes (no flip flops) suited for rocky terrain. Participants will remain off the trail should their footwear not be suited for the terrain. 

* 4.5 Litres of water per person + hat + sunscreen

* Each participant is responsible for his or her own personal security and health. 

REFUND, CANCELATION & TRIP-ADJUSTMENT POLICY

*** Included in the price of the ticket is a non-refundable deposit  fee. This fee is 50 NIS

*** Full refund including deposit fee will be issued upon request no later than 7 days prior to the scheduled start time.

*** Partial refunds will be issued no later than 3 days prior to the trip (50 NIS fee not refunded)

*** No refunds will be issued within 72 hours of the scheduled trip

*** Should a participant request a refund within 72 hours of the scheduled departure time, a full refund can be specially issued if that ticket will be purchased by another participant or someone on the Finjan waiting list.

*** Full refund will be issued should the trip be cancelled or postponed for any reason at the discretion of the trek leader(s).

*** The trek leader(s) has the right to change the location of the trip prior to or throughout the trip based on weather conditions without issuing a refund to participants.

*** The trek leader(s) have full discretion in not allowing a participant to fulfil the trek based on certain health considerations and or lack of proper footwear/water.

*** Price includes two fully licensed guides and outdoor specialists, transportation to and from Tel Aviv and lots of coffee! Price does NOT include food and other beverages ***

Departure time is at 06:00 sharp from Tel Aviv Savidor Merkaz (Central Train Station/Arlozorov).  Return to the same point by 20:00. The bus will leave promptly and on time! Those who arrive early will have the chance to enjoy some cookies and coffee prior to departure.

This trip is part of the Hiking in Israel community.  https://www.facebook.com/groups/HikingInIsrael/

 

TRIP DETAILS

Jun 09

MEETING TIME:06:00

COMPLETION TIME: 20:00

TYPE OF TRIP:Hiking and Trekking

DIFFICULTY LEVEL

COST: 169.50-189.50 NIS
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What to bring?

Shoes for hiking or sturdy sneakers

Swimsuit

Hat

Sunscreen

4.5 litres of water

Suggested:

Hiking sandals for the beach cliff