Tel Azekah

Region: Judea and Samaria, Trail Duration: About 1 km, Starting Point: Parking on the Tel, Ending Point: Parking on the Tel, Trail Type: Walking
Source: Tourism of Mateh Yehuda
Region: Judea and Samaria
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The Route:
Tel Azeka is an archaeological hill, 372m high, located in the heart of the British Park, at a point dominating the coastal plain, with an amazing view of Emek Ha'Ela.
The British Park:
Prepared by KKL-JNF by a contribution of British Jews, covering an area of about 10,000 acres. It is full of the natural vegetation of oak trees, crocus, and buckthorn, and planted pine trees. The park has facilities for day parking, playgrounds for children, paths, and wildlife that has found their home in the forest.

At the entrance to the park are stone columns engraved with the names of the British Jewish donors.
From the top of Tel Azeka, there is a spectacular view of the coastal plain, the coastline, Emek Ha'Ela, the slopes of the Hebron hills and the Jerusalem mountains.

How to get there?
For those coming from the center - drive on Route 1 - Tel Aviv - Jerusalem, exit right at Sha'ar Hagai interchange to Route 38, Sha'ar Hagai - Beit Shemesh - Beit Guvrin, pass Moshav Zacharia and 500 meters later you'll reach Azeka junction turn to the right, continue west on Route 383, about 1.5 km, and follow the signs to the left of British Park, continue on the asphalt road about 3 km and follow the signs to the parking lot at Tel Azeka.

From those arriving from Masmiya junction, drive east on Route 383, passing through the villages of Kfar Harif, Kfar Menahem, Gefen, Tirosh and Sdot Micha, after 1.5 kilometers from Moshav Sdot Micha follow the signs to the right of the British Park and continue climbing on the dirt road for about 3 km until reaching the parking lot at Tel Azeka.

Products specifications
Region Judea and Samaria
Trail Type Walking
Near To Beit Shemesh
Starting Point Parking on the Tel
Ending Point Parking on the Tel
Difficulty Level Easy
Suitable for Children Yes
Trail Length About an hour
Trail Duration About 1 km
Accessibility No
Trail Outline Circular
URL http://tour-yehuda.org.il/1281/
Best season All year long
Suitable for Picnics Yes
Parking Free of Charge
Drinking water Available
Bathing Waters No
Special Equipment Walking shoes, hat, water, sunscreen

The Route:
Tel Azeka is an archaeological hill, 372m high, located in the heart of the British Park, at a point dominating the coastal plain, with an amazing view of Emek Ha'Ela.
The British Park:
Prepared by KKL-JNF by a contribution of British Jews, covering an area of about 10,000 acres. It is full of the natural vegetation of oak trees, crocus, and buckthorn, and planted pine trees. The park has facilities for day parking, playgrounds for children, paths, and wildlife that has found their home in the forest.

At the entrance to the park are stone columns engraved with the names of the British Jewish donors.
From the top of Tel Azeka, there is a spectacular view of the coastal plain, the coastline, Emek Ha'Ela, the slopes of the Hebron hills and the Jerusalem mountains.

How to get there?
For those coming from the center - drive on Route 1 - Tel Aviv - Jerusalem, exit right at Sha'ar Hagai interchange to Route 38, Sha'ar Hagai - Beit Shemesh - Beit Guvrin, pass Moshav Zacharia and 500 meters later you'll reach Azeka junction turn to the right, continue west on Route 383, about 1.5 km, and follow the signs to the left of British Park, continue on the asphalt road about 3 km and follow the signs to the parking lot at Tel Azeka.

From those arriving from Masmiya junction, drive east on Route 383, passing through the villages of Kfar Harif, Kfar Menahem, Gefen, Tirosh and Sdot Micha, after 1.5 kilometers from Moshav Sdot Micha follow the signs to the right of the British Park and continue climbing on the dirt road for about 3 km until reaching the parking lot at Tel Azeka.

Products specifications
Region Judea and Samaria
Trail Type Walking
Near To Beit Shemesh
Starting Point Parking on the Tel
Ending Point Parking on the Tel
Difficulty Level Easy
Suitable for Children Yes
Trail Length About an hour
Trail Duration About 1 km
Accessibility No
Trail Outline Circular
URL http://tour-yehuda.org.il/1281/
Best season All year long
Suitable for Picnics Yes
Parking Free of Charge
Drinking water Available
Bathing Waters No
Special Equipment Walking shoes, hat, water, sunscreen