Judean Hills Road Biking

Discover great routes and great scenery

Private Group

You set the date, we'll be there

Country Tour

Enjoy the countryside of Israel on 2 wheels

Aged 13+

Not suitable for young kids

Just an hour’s drive from Tel Aviv or Jerusalem, the Judean Hills offer some of the most picturesque rides and best roads in the country. Known as Israel’s wine country, the Judean Lowlands or Foothills provide a perfect setting for a half day or full day ride.

Starting in our warehouse in Tzifririm you will meet your expert guide who will fit you for your high quality road bike. You will set out through the local villages making stops if required at historical and archaeological sites.

As you ride you will experience the beauty of the area with its wide valleys and abundant agricultural and forested areas.

We offer 3 standard routes for our  Judean Hills Road Biking half day tour;41km, 57km, and 82km. Each of the tours can be done as a half day or full day tour depending on the pace that you wish to follow. Full day tours include sightseeing in Beit Guvrin National Park.

What you need to know....

Where does the tour begin and end?

The tour begins and ends at our warehouse in Tzifririm

How long is the tour?

Half day tours are approximately 4 hours long. Full day tours are between 6-8 hours.

What time does the tour begin?

As early as you can get there.

What time of year is this ride suitible for?

This ride is perfect for any time of year.

What day can I schedule the ride for?

We can run the tour on any day of the week.

Minimum and maximum size groups?

We can run the tour for groups sized 1 to 100. Larger groups will be divided in to smaller riding packs.

What's included in the price?

High quality road bike, flat pedals or cages, helmet, private guide who will ride with the group, entry to Beit Guvrin National Park.  The tour does not include water, snacks, or lunch – there are limited places to eat in the area and so a packed lunch is highly recommended.

Can anybody do the tour?

Recommended for serious riders

What if I don't want to do a loop?

We can arrange a pick up within the area of the Judean Hills for a nominal fee.

How do I know if I will need a full day or half day?

Look at the map and elevation chart displayed above for each ride; based on the information there you can decide if you would be able to do this tour in under 4 hours or if you would require more. Full day tours have more time for sightseeing.

What kind of bike will I get?

We provide high quality road bikes; Specialized Allez or similar

What about pedals?

We provide flats or cages. If you would like to upgrade to spd pedals this is at an extra charge, and please be sure to have your own shoes with you.

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Full Day Pricing

1-2 Pax

$450

3 Pax

$500

4 Pax

$530

5 Pax

$570

6 Pax

$610

7-10 Pax

$95 per person

11-20 Pax

$95 per person

21+ Pax

$85 per person

Half Day Pricing

1-2 Pax

$330

3 Pax

$360

4 Pax

$390

5 Pax

$420

6 Pax

$450

7-10 Pax

$70 per person

11-20 Pax

$75 per person

21+ Pax

$60 per person

Optional Extras

Enhance your experience with a stop at a local winery to taste the local produce. Additional charge of $10 per person.

We are happy to arrange transportation for you to our start point in Tzifririm.  From either Tel Aviv or Jerusalem the price is $120 for up to 3 people one-way. We can also arrange transportation for larger groups.

Our guide will help you to arrange a taxi to bring you back after your ride; this is payable directly to the driver.

Why not ride right out of your hotel in Jerusalem and do a full day ride down the Judean Mountains to our warehouse in Tzifririm. To do this ride with a guide, please add $170.

For large groups we are happy to provide a picnic lunch. Price start at $25 per person.

What to wear and bring

Wear closed flat shoes
Bring only a bag that you are comfortable riding with
Bring water

Safety

Helmets are provided and mandatory
Riding on high quality roads with low traffic

Ride Level:

moderate

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