The Golan Heights is a Basaltic Plateau east of the Sea of Galilee and the Hulah valley.
Following years of Syrian targeting Jewish farms in the Hulah valley, in 1967 Israel captured 2/3 Golan Heights, up to the volcanos facing Quneitra. A Syrian attempt to reclaim the area without a peace agreement in 1973 was successfully blocked, and so it is held by Israel to this day.
In the years of Israeli hold the Golan Heights they witnessed unprecedented development, and so they offer also various tourist attractions – Avital Volcanic Park , Bethsaida , Kursi , Gamla , Umm el-Kanatir , Golan-Magic Visitors center , De Karina Chocolatiere , Gilabun ,Golan Archaeological Museum , ancient Katzrin , Mt. Hermon , Nahal El-Al , Nimrod Fortress , OZ 77 movie , Rujum el-Hiri , Umm el-Kanatir syngogue, 1973 battle site “Valley of Tears” , Mt. Bental , “Kol Shofar“ , a Jeep tour in the Golan Heights , and even an ATV tour against the Syrian Border .
The Golan Heights ( Arabic: هضبة الجولان, romanized: Haḍbatu l-Jawlān or مرتفعات الجولان Murtafaʻātu l-Jawlān, Hebrew: רמת הגולן, romanized: Ramat HaGolan ), or simply the Golan, is a region in the Levant, spanning about 1,800 square kilometres (690 sq mi).
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Points of Interest in the Area
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The Golan Heights are are about 3 hours drive from Jerusalem or Tel-Aviv.
Being so a tour to the Golan height is only possible as part of a multi day tour, or if we reach it by a helicopter flight.
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