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1 Day Backpacking tour itinerary for Jerusalem & Negev: Hiking At Mount Carmel

Jerusalem, Negev

Backpacking Tour
Eco Tourism Tour
Hiking at Mount Carmel

Mount Carmel


Enjoy the beauty of nature and learn about the plants and wildlife of Mount Carmel. A visit to the Cave of Elijah Prophet is a must. 

DAY 01

The Cave of Elijah Prophet on Mount Carmel

  • Arrive at Mount Carmel. Elijah challenges 450 prophets of a particular BaalSignificant portions of Mount Carmel are covered with forests and natural woodlands that remain refreshingly green all year round.

  • Take one of the different trails shown on the map in the additional information.

  • Enjoy Mount Carmel, Haifa's surroundings, carpets of cyclamen flowers, scenic lookouts, and monasteries.

  • The Grotto of Elijah, in mainstream Jewish, Christian, and Islamic thought, Elijah is indelibly associated with the mountain, and he is regarded as having sometimes resided in a grotto on the mountain. Another name for Mount Carmel is Mount Saint Elias.

  • In the Books of Kings, Elijah challenges 450 prophets of a particular Baal to

    a contest at the altar on Mount Carmel to determine whose deity was genuinely in control of the Kingdom of Israel. The legend is set during the rule of Ahab and his association with the Phoenicians.

    Mt. Carmel

  • 450 USD Per Group (* Up to 5 people)
  • Water

  • Coffee or tea

  • Some cakes

  • Entrance fee

  • Lunch

  • Private staff

  • Bring:

    • Hat

    • Extra clothes

    • Hiking boots

    • Jacket in winter time

  • This is one of the maps of Mt. Carmel, which shows various trails.

One of the Map at Mt. Carmel

Jerusalem, Negev

Backpacking Tour
Eco Tourism Tour

Contributed By

Ehab Suleiman



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