Golan Heights

Golan Heights

The Golan Heights (Ramat HaGolan) is a section of land that extends from Mount Hermon in the north to the eastern shore of the Sea of Galilee and the Yarmouk River to the south, the latter which serves as the border between Israel and Jordan.


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Land Mines in the Golan Heights

The Golan Heights is one of the most concentrated area of land mines in the world. Israel began the process of laying these land mines shortly after the 1967 Six-Day…



Activities in the Golan Heights

Ideas are endless in the Golan. You can hike, horseback ride, enjoy ATVs, visit wineries and much…



Army Bases in the Golan

Samson Tours can arrange visits to many of the army bases in the Golan Heights. Visitors can voluneteer for a day dressed in full IDF miltary…



Energy Sources in the Golan Heights

Along the Syrian border, Israel has a number of wind turbines that generate electricity.

Solar energy is particularly exploited in the Golan. Many of the kibbutzim of the Golan have converted the rooftops of their cow sheds and chicken coops into solar fields that sell the energy back…