There were so many memories, so many views, so much to see and do that a handful of photos are not enough to capture my timing on walking 1000km the length of Israel. But it was fun trying to pick out the best ones! Here’s are 25 photos that will make you want to hike the Israel National Trail:
One of the most stunning views in the north was seeing Mount Heron floating above a blanket of clouds as the sun started to rise in the distance.
The food in Israel is amazing and nothing, and I mean nothing, beats falafel after a long day walking.
My tough day was soon forgotten when I saw the Sea of Galilee.
The beach section of the hike leading to Tel Aviv provided warming sunsets, lots of swimming and a complete change of scenery.
The lush area of Jerusalem slowly started to flatten out into spacious, dry desert. Although we went days without seeing anybody, we were never really alone.
Maktesh HaKatan (the small crater) was one of the most memorable views of the journey. No picture can really do it justice.
Mount Karbolet, an infamous knife-edge walk, was a difficult but satisfying day with 360 scenery from start to finish.
I was fascinated by the Bedouins we passed who live a simple existence deep in the desert. Drawn to their slow relaxed way of life. We even had an opportunity to stay in a Bedouin camp.
Finishing the hike in Eilat provided the perfect end to an incredible adventure. I fell in love with diving while exploring the reefs of the Red Sea and visiting the playful residents at Dolphin Reef.
Tempted to hike the Israel National Trail? Check out my blogs with top tips and advice to get you started:
- An honest review of the Israel National Trail
- A guide to the Israel National Trail
- 22 tips thru-hiking
- Israel National Trail: budget breakdown
- Israel National Trail: Kit List
- My Israel National Trail Itinerary
For shorter hiking trips check out the best hikes in Israel.