An Urban Nature Tour of Jerusalem – 3/25 at 7am in Jerusalem

Event Details:

Date: March 25, 2024

Time: 7:00 – 17:00 IST

Address: Bus departs from Tel Aviv and Jerusalem. Pickup details will be sent after registration. Participants can also meet at the Nili and David Jerusalem Bird Observatory.


Tel Aviv – Pickup at 7 and drop off by 17:30

Jerusalem – Meet at Nili and David Jerusalem Bird Observatory at 8:00

Explore the greener side of the Holy City of Jerusalem. We will start the morning at the Nili and David Jerusalem Bird Observatory, Israel’s first urban wildlife site. Here we will visit the research station and meet face to face with some of Israel’s smallest tourists – the songbirds that are migrating from Africa back to their wintering grounds in Europe. After a cup of the JBO’s famous herbal tea, we will head to the fantastic Gazelle Valley Park – home to a herd of around 150 gazelles that live wild in this large urban park. We will learn all about how the residents of the area fought to preserve this park from development and enjoy views of the gazelles and birds in the park’s ponds. For lunch, we will head to Beit Levi Eschol – a museum about Former Prime Minister Levi Eschol that is run in collaboration with SPNI. After lunch, we will have a short hike in the beautiful Jerusalem hills before heading back to Tel Aviv.

Bus will leave Tel Aviv at 07:00 and return by 17:00. It is possible to join the bus in Jerusalem at the Nili and David Jerusalem Bird Observatory.

Cost: 350 nis per person from Tel Aviv. 275 NIS per person from Jerusalem.
10% discount to members of Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel (SPNI).

Cost includes: Bus transporation, professional guides, entrance fees, a light lunch and snacks.

For more information call: 0523-869488 or send email to

This month the Bird Club will watch the Common Swift’s iconic aerial acrobatics in the city’s skies as they hunt for
insects before the end of the day.

See the future of conservation coming to life at the rewilded wetlands of the Carmel coast.

We’ll see conservation in action as we encounter migrating songbirds, free-roaming gazelles, and the captivating beauty of the Jerusalem hills.