A Natural Reserve In The Western Galilee

Rosh Hanikra in the Western Galilee is one of the most beautiful natural reserves in Israel. It will be a trip that you will never regret. It is a breathtaking nature reserve, at the northern end of the coastal plain, with a unique geological structure located just above the sea. At an altitude of about 300 meters, the impressive cliff hides various natural treasures; there are spectacular beaches, unusual rocks, diverse vegetation, caves, crevices, and much more.

Grottoes in the mountains of Rosh HaNikra on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea in the north of Israel

Natural Caves In Rosh Hanikra

Rosh Hanikra is infinitely beautiful! Besides the beautiful pictures, you will take and keep as a souvenir, it is delightful to visit this site. Marine caves and caves, in general, are formed as a result of a geological phenomenon. It is a process of hundreds if not thousands of years, beginning with an underwater shock, which creates fractures in the rocks. The rainwater, the saltwater and the living organisms slowly erode the various rock layers. With this corrosion process, the stones in their new form, and the tunnels are spectacular and beautiful. As you probably understand, the caves are the main attraction in Rosh Hanikra, which can be reached by cable car, in a breathtaking view, which lasts about 2 minutes. The natural cave route is about 200 meters long, and you will be in contact all the time with nature.

Cable car in Rosh Hanikra, Galilee
Rosh haNikra National park in Israel

Attractions Of The Rosh Hanikra Area

The access to the Rosh Hanikra, you can buy tickets, which include the cable car ride, or combined tickets to access several tourist attractions of the area. Examples are the following packages: Old Akko – Acre and several different attractions suitable for families, Old Acre and entertainment in the hammam, Mount Hermon or a combo ticket for Rosh Hanikra and the Ghetto Fighters Museum. The Rosh Hanikra site features bicycles and electric vehicles for rent; with them, you can walk along the beach, to see magical bays and stunning views.

The Caves By Night And An Excellent Restaurant

Since the caves are lit by night, the nocturnal lantern tour is one of the most beautiful and fascinating excursions. The journey is suitable for the whole family and includes the audio-visual performance, a cable car ride, and a guide relative to the place’s geology and history. You have to book the tour in advance by phone or online. The local kosher restaurant ‘The Cliff Restaurant’ is located on the cliff. This restaurant guarantees a unique culinary experience and the enjoyment of a fantastic panorama at the same time. The menu includes excellent Mediterranean food, meat, fish, and fine Israeli wines.

Betzet Beach

Betzet Beach, the northernmost beach in the State of Israel, is a beach worth visiting! Besides the beach’s natural beauty, it is a tidy beach, with seasonal lifeguard services, changing rooms, toilets, and a buffet; just everything you need for a lot of fun in a day at the sea. On the beach, there is a clean and tidy camping complex for accommodation in tents. Another accommodation option is to rent luxurious caravans, for those of you who are planning a trip longer than a day.

Cable car to Rosh HaNikra grotto in North Israel.

Water sports enthusiasts can reach the caves by kayaking! Rowing trips are the most enjoyable ecological trips, which are also suitable for large groups and families. Besides that, there are several diving clubs in the place, which offer a unique and unforgettable experience, besides guided dives in the caves and their surroundings. Rosh Hanikra is a rare and unusual natural reserve. Be sure to keep clean the natural environments during your trip, in this way everyone can enjoy the place as well as you do.

Grottoes in the mountains of Rosh HaNikra on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea in the north of Israel