Tel - Shocha Givat Haturmusim

Region: Judea and Samaria, Trail Duration: About a kilometer, Starting Point: Parking on the Tel , Ending Point: Parking on the Tel , Trail Type: Walking
Source: Tourism of Mateh Yehuda
Region: Judea and Samaria

The Route:
By walking and climbing to the top of the hill, you will reach 347 meters above sea level. You will notice ancient remains scattered around it, collapsed houses, mosaic floors, agricultural installations, caves, and pits.
These are the remains from different periods of the ancient city of Sokho, nowadays this is special hill due to the many Lupine plants that bloom from the middle of February to the middle of March, and is called the hill of Lupine.

Tel Sokho:
Sokho is mentioned as one of the cities conquered by Yehoshua Ben Nun together with the kingdom cities of Adulam, Azekah, Yarmut, and Sha'arim, which are mentioned later in the context of the Battle of David and Goliath

How to get there?
Route 38 - Sha'ar Hagai - Beit Guvrin, drive to the Ha'Ela Junction, turn east to Route 375 and continue on the road about 2.5 km until the first turn to the right on a dirt path to a parking lot.

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 Duration About a kilometer
Accessibility No
Trail Outline Circular
Best season Winter
Suitable for Picnics Yes
Parking Free of Charge
Drinking water Available
Bathing Waters No
Special Equipment Walking shoes, hat, water, sunscreen

The Route:
By walking and climbing to the top of the hill, you will reach 347 meters above sea level. You will notice ancient remains scattered around it, collapsed houses, mosaic floors, agricultural installations, caves, and pits.
These are the remains from different periods of the ancient city of Sokho, nowadays this is special hill due to the many Lupine plants that bloom from the middle of February to the middle of March, and is called the hill of Lupine.

Tel Sokho:
Sokho is mentioned as one of the cities conquered by Yehoshua Ben Nun together with the kingdom cities of Adulam, Azekah, Yarmut, and Sha'arim, which are mentioned later in the context of the Battle of David and Goliath

How to get there?
Route 38 - Sha'ar Hagai - Beit Guvrin, drive to the Ha'Ela Junction, turn east to Route 375 and continue on the road about 2.5 km until the first turn to the right on a dirt path to a parking lot.

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 Duration About a kilometer
Accessibility No
Trail Outline Circular
Best season Winter
Suitable for Picnics Yes
Parking Free of Charge
Drinking water Available
Bathing Waters No
Special Equipment Walking shoes, hat, water, sunscreen