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Mount Hermon

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Mount Hermon

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Mount Hermon is in Israeli Golan Heights.


This is the highest mountain in the region and is home to the sole ski resort controlled by Israelis. Part of the mountain is in Israeli occupied Golan Heights and the rest in Lebanon and Syria. Since Israel is officially at war with those countries, it is not possible to approach much less cross the border.

There is snow for only part of the year, so check ahead to see if you can come ski. At other times, you can still visit and enjoy the views, the wildflowers, and so on at a much cheaper price.

Get in[edit]

Generally, you must come by private car. There is no public transportation within about 10km of the ski site. The ski company offers bus trips from Tel Aviv to the ski site. Call them for details (see internet site below).

Get around[edit]

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  • Ski. It's usually possible on-and-off between mid-January and March, depending on the amount of the snowfall. Prices are about 200 NIS for equipment rental and 200 NIS for ski-pass.

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Food can be purchased at the ski site, and there are restaurants in several towns nearby (Neve Ativ, Majdal Shams).

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  • Rimonim Hermon Holiday Village, Moshav Neve Ativ, North Golan, +972-4-6985888. Rimonim Neve Ativ Holiday Village offers accommodations in wooden cottages in a natural surrounding with nature corners, trees, lawns and breathtaking scenery. The hotel is perfect for Ski holiday and family vacation in Hermon Mountain and North Israel.  edit


Hermon web site (there is a link there for information in English).

Get out[edit]

  • There is a Druze village named Majdal Shams closest to the top with Druze food and other shops.
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