Things to Do in Northern Israel

Whether you’re looking for historical sites, archaeological treasures, outdoor adventure, or a fun-filled time by the Sea of Galilee, northern Israel has something for everyone. Northern Israel has incredible landscapes, and national parks crisscrossed with hike trails. You can go rafting on the Jordan River, do watersports on the Sea of Galilee, and rappelling at Rainbow Cave.

Northern Israel is home to Israel’s only ski resort on Mt. Hermon. Take a tour of the Golan Heights wineries, visit Hamat Gader hot springs, or see the historical military sites at Mount Bental. Outdoor enthusiasts can visit the Carmel Mountain National Park, Gan HaShlosha National Park, and Banias.

There are some fascinating museums in northern Israel including the Prehistoric Man Museum, the Ghetto Fighters' House, and Nazareth Village. In Haifa, visit the Tikotin Museum of Japanese Art, and MadaTech Science Museum. Tour Chrisitan landmarks such as Capernaum, Tabgha, the Mount of Beatitudes, and the Annunciation Church in Nazareth. Jewish tour packages across northern Israel cover Safed, the birthplace of Jewish mysticism (Kabbalah), and tombs of Jewish sages in Tiberias. Other tours of northern Isreal visit the Baha’i Gardens in Haifa; Acre’s underground Crusader Halls, and Rosh HaNikra sea caves. Don’t miss the archeological sites of northern Israel including those at Kursi National Park, Megiddo, Beit Shean, Tsipori, Gamla, and the breathtaking Roman city at Caesarea.