Cool Things to Do in the Golan

Adventuring in Israel

After you toured the entire Golan Heights and did some exploring. Now it’s time for some cool things to do at the Golan. One great option is to go on a nice hike (If it’s not too hot). A nice trail with lots of water and natural waterfalls Nahal El-Al. The Stream is the southernmost river in the Golan Heights. In addition, the canyon which is part of the stream is between the communities Eliad and Avnei Eitan has been named as an “Eli-Al Nature Reserve, if you have time you should explore that as well.


In This Photo: The White Waterfall in El Al River

Things to Do in the Golan Heights

Named after an abandoned Syrian village south of the river. In addition at the foot of the waterfalls and in the stream are impressive pools of water; surrounded by trees and vegetation. Prominent in the river landscape are the remains of orchards of the abandoned Syrian villages of El Al and Jidia – mainly olive groves, but also pomegranates, sabras, almonds, and more.

Cool Things to Do in the Golan: De Karina Chocolate Factory 

De Karina makes chocolates for you with lots of love from classic European recipes. Karina, the owner, inherited them from her grandfather, and with the combination of the South American passion that her Dad added; they had created them here, blue and white. With over 100 years of reputation and two academic degrees; De Karina combines traditional methods with innovative research and development; to offer you amazing premium chocolate; containing a minimum of industrialized ingredients and maximum enjoyment and natural ingredients. 



Another fun option is horseback riding in the area. Kibbutz Merom Golan offers such an experience. You need to get in touch with their Ranch at 052 851 4434. The tours are between an hour and sometimes more for experienced riders. For an hour it costs 170 NIS. So if you need more recommendations on cool things to do at the Golan, feel free to get in touch!



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Hi! My name is Arik Haglili, an Israeli native who decided to dedicate his life to share my knowledge about the Holy Land to those that are interested to know more about this amazing piece of land. My career as a private tour guide started at the International School For the Studying of the Holocaust and the rest is history. 

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