Excursions & Activities

Nature is blossoming, and it is recommended that you carry an anti-bite solution.

Our touristic vicinity
, travelling the beautiful landscapes of the Upper Galilee Cultivated areas,
lush green groves, waterways, streams, cool waterfalls and more, are situated just around the corner.
We invite you to enjoy the experience, a vacation that fits your wishes exactly, combining nature and attractions with our personal planning team.
The Nofey Gonen Resort is located in one of the beautiful places in the country and most interesting in terms of the history of the Jewish people and the renewed State of Israel.
Historical sites such as Tel Dan can be visited in the area, along with sites whose names are linked to all the renewed Israeli wars.
But not only that….. The big advantage of the resort is its' location, which is right in the center of the northern attractions area.
We specialize in building a "personalized vacation", a project we were able to take another step forward, before your arrival, and of course, upon arrival,
during your stay and on your departure day.
We would love to advise and direct you to rich and attractive hiking trails between water views,
springs and streams; Heritage sites and spectacular heritage sites; Nature reserves; Attractions, extreme activities and a variety of adventures;
Also, recreation and interest centers for children and adults alike, so you can plan for yourself a vacation that fits your desires and interests exactly.

Three streams in three steps

Traveling towards the "eucalyptus grove", which is close to the Hermon river known as the Banias river, one of the origin of the Jordan River.
The trail is an easy hiking trail, some of which is shaded along the stream.
During the walk you will get to know the plants and animals in the environment - water turtle and the river crab - paradise is here !
We continue to cross point with the two other origins of the Jordan River - the cool Snir and Hastbani springs, in the shade of the prairie trees - perfect pleasure in the
tranquility and the inviting water combined with stories about the Hermon landscape, the "land of the water" and its water regime.
We end the tour at the Gan Hatzafon parking, watching the strong flows of the Hastbani River and returning to Nofey Gonen Resort through the well-known oil route with the wonderful views of the Hula Valley.

* This program is an example. The plans and itineraries vary according to the season.

INDEPENDENCE DAY TOUR

Departure at 10:30 from Kibbutz gate accompanied by Amnon Loya (050-7576827)
A drive from the resort of Gonen toward Tel Faher, where we stop for a visit to this battle site.
We will get to know the canals and bunkers of the Syrians, the monument to the fallen of the Golani Brigade, and tell the story of the battle that took place during the Six-Day War.
We'll get to know the area from above and go into the dim tunnels, of the Syrians. We'll light the way with the help of a flashlight.
We continue on our journey toward Kibbutz Shenir, where we park the vehicles and go down to the cool Hermon River (the banias), we will get to know the flipped Syrian tank that fell during the Six-Day War.
We'll head back to the parking cars and head back to the resort.
14:00 - an estimated hour for the completion of this wonderful trip.
 
* The management of the resort removes responsibility for property and/or mental damage during the trip
The itinerary is subject to weather and at the discretion of the guide ***

WATERFALLS AND BLOSSOMING FLOWERS

Departure at 10:30 from the Kibbutz accompanied by Amnon Loya (050-7576827)
A drive from the resort village of Nofey Gonen to the northwest, to the Metula Moshava.
We will take you down to one of the most beautiful waterfalls in the area - the Mill.
We will not forget to stop on the road near the border, in front of Lebanon, for a view of our neighbors from the north.
We will travel to the Northern Garden near the Kibbutz HaGoshrim, to view the Schenner Creek (Hutsbani) and the ancient flour mill.
We will end with a relaxing walk along the trail-Ami promenade, telling of the Jordan sources, the Jordan that was and the one that's regenerating, until we reach a fantastic local waterfall called the "Amir Waterfall". That's where our trip ends.
Back to the resort, Nofey Gonen
 
*The management of the resort removes responsibility for property and/or mental damage during the trip
The itinerary is subject to weather and at the discretion of the guide ***

THE JUNGLES OF THE BANIAS

Departure at 10:30 from the Kibbutz gate
A drive from the resort village of Nofey Gonen toward Kibbutz de Nachmiya, to the Eucalyptus parking lot where we park our car.
We'll start by walking along the stream, impressed by the flow of water, from the small waterfalls, and explain the unique flora and fauna along the route. We will go against the current of the cold water, and get to know the animals in the water, and the trees around it.
We will continue by walking north until we reach Tamar Beach where we will literally walk through the water in the jungle and the bushes.
We'll go Boddy-rafting with the kids and enjoy the beauty around.
By 13:00, we will start our journey back, reentering the walking part of the water, which is not deep, until the Lying Eucalyptus.
An independent return to the resort of Nofey Gonen
Please note that it is recommended that you wear closed shoes or sandals only, not finger shoes.
 
* The management of the resort removes responsibility for property and/or mental damage during the trip
*** Itinerary is subject to weather and at the discretion of the guide *** 

Hunin Fortress and the Naftali Mountains

We begin the route with a beautiful observation over Metula (the Northern cuty in Israel) abd its' Dado observation. From the site you can see the Lebanese Ayun Valley, the Hermon Mountains, Mount Har Dov and the spectacular Hula Valley.
We continue on to the Hunin Fortress, built on the Ramot Naftali mountain range near the Lebanese border and above the city of Kiryat Shmona. An underground reservoir of three circular halls connected to each other was excavated within the fortress centuries ago.
The arches have a plastered arched structure, which gives them a special appearance.
The trip is an amazing scenic drive through the Naftali Mountains with views of the Hula Valley, the Golan Mountains, exploring the blossoms of nature flowers – among them the the buttercup and the cyclamen flowers.
We end the tour in the Sadiqi Crater, situated near Kibbutz Yiftach, for 20 minutes of walking and watching an interesting and challenging geological phenomenon, and even a bath in Ein Tao, which is a cool natural spring.

* This program is an example. The plans and itineraries vary according to the season.

Tuscany of the Druze and Cherry blossoms

Departure at 10:30 from the kibbutz gate accompanied by Amnon Loya (050-7576827)
A drive from the resort village of Nofey Gonen toward the Emir Junction (Wast) where we will stop for a visit to an interesting sculpture garden - Artworks by the Golan Heights artists as well as a fascinating visit to Emir Paour Palace. We'll tell you about a doctor from Damascus who brought flowers and fell in love with the Emir's sister, and what do you think happened to the lovers?
The journey continues to the statue "Waiting for Ali", in which Nadia Cohen and the children appear, where an interesting view of the Syrian Volcanic Mountains line is made, while we tell you of Eli Cohen's work in this sector.
We then continue on our journey through the Druze village of Bukta, to the top of the beautiful Mount Kramim, from which we will make one of the most beautiful observations of the Golan Heights.
We'll descend from the mountain and start the "Tuscany Druze" route between the apples and cherries currently in an amazing bloom, and enjoy a spectacular view of the Ram and the Hermon mountain across the street before going down to the Yaapuri market.
An independent return to Nofey Gonen Resort
 
The itinerary is subject to weather and at the discretion of the guide ***
* The management of the resort removes responsibility for any property and/or mental damage that may occur during the trip

Tour of The Golan Heights Central area

Beginning at the Shifon Mountain - a 971-meter-high volcano, known for a rare wild plant that grew in the area and is used for baking rye bread and overlooking the Golan volcanoes.
A visit at the Lebanese Cedar tree and Armor Memorial Monument, in memory of the IDF's 173rd Battalion who suffered a severe attack while parking for the night during the Six-Day War.
has stopped for the night east of the Hazka range, the cedar's existence, its green color and its impressive size in the face of the very exciting steel silence.
A short drive to the cool spring that forms the Syrian Officers' pool in Juchader (guest pool in Arabic) located in a shady corner of the eucalyptus trees.
We recommend stopping by, indulging in a cup of coffee and bathing in the cool water.
We end the tour at the famous Tel Saki, a military post and landmark from the Yom Kippur War, with the heroic stories of the post's soldiers, including entry into the fighter bunker.

* This program is an example. The plans and itineraries vary according to the season.

THROUGH BLOSSOM, STREAMS AND MORE

Departure at 10:30 from Kibbutz gate accompanied by Amnon Loya (050-7576827)
Drive from Kibbutz Gonen to the west to Moshav Dishon. At some point, we'll stop the hiking and make a car ride.
We will start our journey by getting to know the late spring flower and enjoy a spectacular view of the magical Dishon River landscape.
We'll go down to the water line and cross the shallow water, tell about the "opposite layers" and travel through the river crossing to the bridge and to the car park. During the tour, you will enjoy the blossoms on the rocks, near the water, and the green on the surrounding mountains.
Return to the resort, Nofey Gonen
 
Please bring closed shoes, not Sandals.
And At least a liter of water per hiker, hat, and sunscreen
 
* The management of the resort removes responsibility for property and/or mental damage during the trip
The itinerary is subject to weather and at the discretion of the guide ***
 

LANTERNS TOUR

Starting at 20:30 with Amnon Loya - 0507576827
During this tour through the kibbutz, we will tell you about the past, present, and future of the kibbutz
What mythological stream crosses the kibbutz?
How did an old Syrian tank roll into the kibbutz agricultural vessel?
What special tree grows here?
What's special about Nofey Gonen that sets it apart from the other kibbutzim?
And much more!
 
*The management of the resort removes responsibility for property and/or mental damage during the trip
The itinerary is subject to weather and at the discretion of the guide ***