Do you want to take a guided hike or bike tour in one of the most beautiful areas in Israel?
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The Judean Hills located just outside Jerusalem is sometimes compared in beauty to Switzerland and contains so much rich history.
Explore the area by track or trail and you will see caves, views, fantastic nature spots, Jewish historical and archaeological sites, an abundance of flora, fauna, wildlife and birds.
Trailhead Family Bike or Hiking Tours
Trailhead (Nekudat Motsa) guides will create a custom ride for you and provide your family with all of the bikes and equipment. Special bikes are available to include babies and toddlers. Tours can include coffee breaks and rest stops at historical sites. The area is filled with rich history from the time of King David. Let us know if you prefer bikes or hiking or a combination of both.
King David Biking Tour
This is an amazing and unique half day activity for families. The guides from Trailhead will take you by bike through Emek HaElla which includes:
Ancient ruins that tell a riveting story spanning 2000 years of local history! Crawling in hiding caves, from the time of the local rebel against the Romans. Ancient agriculture meets the modern world – making wine, then and today. Enjoying the tranquility and nature of the beautiful Judean hills, in the center of Israel.
How does it work?
We will start the tour at TrailHead site, in Moshav Zafririm. After a short brief we will fit the riders with bikes and helmets, and start riding through the Adulam hills, surrounded by natural vegetation, fields and vineyards. There are many routes and options, easy to make it enjoyable for inexperienced riders as well as for the enthusiasts. We will stop and head out to explore ancient ruins dated to the times of the Romans, tracking traces of settlements from the Second Temple era. Visitors here have a chance to explore some caves, compare past and present agriculture, and learn about the Judea area from one of the viewpoints. We will complete the tour back at TrailHead.