Treasures of the Kinneret – Nature, History, Heritage – 4/1 at 6am

Event Details:

Date: April 1, 2024

Time: 6:00 – 18:00 IST

Address: Pickup in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv

The Sea of Galilee (Kinneret in hebrew) has been a focal point of history throughout the ages. Explore the history and nature of this amazing freshwater lake – from the craggy cliffs of the surrounding highland to the kibbutzim on the shores of the rich farmland.


Our tour includes:


Gamla Nature Reserve: Our day begins in this beautiful gorge on the edge of the Golan overlooking the Sea of Galilee. From Bronze age structures to the remains of a synagogue from the second Temple period – the park is rich in history. And the cliffs are home to many species of endangered birds of prey and mammals.


Kibbutz Ein Gev: We will enjoy lunch on the shore of the Sea of Galilee at the beautiful Kibbutz Ein Gev.


Kinneret Cemetary: we will learn about the history of the early kibbutzim in the are with a visit to the Kinneret cemetery – one of the most beautiful cemeteries in Israel on the banks of the lake, near the outflow of the Jordan River.

Kibbutz Kinneret: The day will end with a visit to the Kinneret Dates visitor center where we will learn the history of the date palms in Israel and get a change to taste some delicious dates.


The Details:


Where: Bus departs from Tel Aviv and Jerusalem. Pickup details will be sent after registration.


When: April 1, 2024

Jerusalem – Pickup between 6 and drop off by 18:00
Tel Aviv – Pickup between 6 and drop off by 18:00


Cost: Includes all entrance fees. A 10% discount is available for SPNI members.

  • From Tel Aviv: NIS 445 per person
  • From Jerusalem: NIS 483 per person


Price includes:

  • Bus transportation to and from Tel Aviv or Jerusalem and between tour sites
  • Professional guides, experts on local wildlife and conservation
  • Entrance fees at all sites
  • A kosher lunch


Difficulty level: We will be walking approximately 3 km each at Gamla Reserve. Easy walking at all sites. Please contact us if you have accessibility needs.


For more information: call 0523-869488 or email

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