Israel National Trail (Shvil Israel / INT)

Israel Israel

Worth knowing

The Israel National Trail runs for a length of 1013 kilometers through Israel.

The difficulty of the trail is rated as easy and it usually takes 51 days to walk the Israel National Trail.
Of course, how long it really takes for the trail depends on the experience and fitness of the hikers.

The drinking water supply is on the way Generally difficult!
The water supply must be planned in detail in advance and, if necessary, water supplies have to be deposited en route.

On the trail you are self-sufficient.
But at irregular intervals (at least every few days) there is the possibility to buy food.
This needs to be planned accordingly and it can only be recommended to contact the aid stations and check the opening hours.

You can stay overnight in a tent/tarp, in guesthouses/hotels along the way and on campsites.

Wild camping is allowed As always, leave behind no traces . Rubbish has to be taken away and nature has to be respected and protected!

Campfires are currently prohibited. However, this can change at any time.
Therefore, please be sure to pay attention to public notices and a possible risk of forest fires..
In addition, new fireplaces should never be built, but existing ones should be used.

Facts about Israel National Trail

1.013 km
Elevation gain
22.400 m
Elevation loss
22.550 m
Highest Point
1.175 m
Lowest Point
Sea of Galilee / -208 m
Round Trip?
Walk in both directions?
1.013 km
22.400 m
22.550 m
1.175 m
Sea of Galilee
-208 m
You have the following accommodation options on the Israel National Trail
  • in a tent/tarp
  • in guesthouses/hotels along the way
  • on campsites
Solitude on the Israel National Trail
Hardly any other people and you sleep in huts/tents with no contact to villages

The best time to hike the Israel National Trail is:


Arrival to the Israel National Trail

You will arrive via Ben Gurion International Airport.

You can get to Starting point via Bus / Zug. Duration approx. 4 hours.

Departure from the Israel National Trail

Departure is via Ben Gurion International Airport.

You can get to the airport per Bus / Zug. Takes about 6 hours.

Map and elevation profile of the Israel National Trail

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