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Discovering the East: Free winter and spring trips!

We welcome everyone to join our free trips throughout winter and spring in eastern Gush Etzion.

Must sign up in advance for all trips.

Click here to sign up! 

Photography credit: Kfar Etzion Field School

Shephard’s Trail to Shephard’s pool in Pnei Kedem 

Friday 20.3 | 24th of Adar

We’ll meet at Pnei Kedem and go on a 4 hour hike overlooking the Judean Desert. We’ll visit Gavriel’s Pnei Kedem Farm and hear about the challenges that he faces as well as visit the pools built by Pnei Kedem’s youth.

Meeting spot: Pnei Kedem

Hours: 8:00-12:00

Level of difficulty: Easy

Suitable for strollers: No

Length: 4 km

Recommended equipment: Walking shoes, water

Sunset and Animals for the entire family

Thursday 26.3 | 1st of Nissan

We’ll head out on a four hour tour at sunset and discover the animals hidden at the

edge of the desert. We’ll use ultraviolet flashlights and stargaze.

Meeting spot: Sfar Hamidbar Farm – Tekoa

Hours: 17:00-21:00

Level of difficulty: Easy

Suitable for strollers: No

Length: 2 km

Recommended equipment: Walking shoes, flashlight and water

Iris Blossom

Friday 27.3 | 2nd of Nissan

Join us with your families for a three and a half hour tour surrounded by the Iris blossom.

Meeting spot: Grassfield in Tekoa Bet

Hours: 7:00-11:30, 14:30-16:30

Level of difficulty: Easy, suitable for families

Suitable for strollers: No

Length: 2 km

Recommended equipment: Walking shoes, water

Tekoa Forest, Haritoun Cave- From the Cave to the Farm

Friday 3.4 | 9th of Nissan

Tour suitable for the entire family around Tekoa and Nachal Tekoa.

Meeting spot: Entrance to Tekoa

End spot: Sfar Hamidbar Farm

Hours: 8:00-12:00

Length of tour: 4 hours, 5 km

Level of difficulty: Difficult, lots of hills

Suitable for strollers: No

Recommended equipment: Walking shoes, hat and water

At the beginning of the tour we will drop off cars at the end point. 

Family Tour of Haritoun Cave and Herbal Tea at Sfar Hamidbar Farm

Friday 3.4 | 9th of Nissan

Haritoun Cave, located just outside of Tekoa, is one of the most interesting and beautiful spots to enjoy a short yet adventurous and comfortable tour. Join us during Pesach break on a tour of the cave and of the nearby Sfar Hamidbar Farm.

Hours: 9:00-12:00

Meeting spot: Entrance to Tekoa

End spot: Sfar Hamidbar Farm

Length: 3 hours, 3 km

Suitable for strollers: No

Recommended equipment: Walking shoes, hat, flashlight, water

Cost: Free

During the tour we will drive in private vehicles to Sfar Hamidbar Farm.