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Water caching and slack packing in the desert[]

Water caching service in the desert, not free of charge

  • Yanir Yagel - 0542461066 ; yaniryagel@gmail.com
  • Tamar Bamidbar - Beer Ora Hosting & Logistics in the desert 0584470004

List of low cost accommodations[]

Do not list places that charge more than NIS 120 / night / person (without meals)

Last update[]

June 6, 2022

Hermon to Tel Aviv[]

  • Nimrod
    • Camping site Bekatot Ba'arafel - 04-6984218, 052-2697718
    • Ohel Avrham camping site - 052-2821141
  • She'ar Yeshuv - Banias camp site. NIS 40. March 1st -October 31. Shower, restroom, groceries. Alon 052-5270332 / 04-6903088
  • Maayan Baruch - SHO, Private room for 3, with aircondition, shower & restroom. Noam - 053-5226770
  • Kfar Gileadi - Sleep in a bed if place is available. NIS 20 sleep & shower. Or use towels+linen - NIS 40. Whatsapp please Gili - 052-2290199
  • Kibbutz Tziv'on - NIS 100/person. A room with shower, restrooms and use the kitchen. If possible will buy groceries. Nicola - 054-7768429. Check the B&B list too.
  • Tzfat
    • Livnot U'Lehibanot campus- up to 5 in one room, shower, meals, internet, Shabbat hospitality, SHO, NIS 25 donation ea., phone: 052-429-5377. Limited space, depends on availability.
    • Ascent hostel. NIS 80. (+20 for breakfast). Separate sleeping for boys & girls. 1800304070. nadav@ascent.co.il
  • Migdal - Supermarket on the trail. Sleep in your tent. Open until 01:00 a.m. In summer open 24 hours.
  • Tiberias - Tiberias Hostel Sleep in the dorms, NIS 100/person. Private rooms are available too. Tel - 04-6792411
  • Yavne'el
    • northwest of Eilot observation point in a farm above Yavne'el bed and shower. NIS 10 Uzi 0507370880. Camping site NIS 35 / person 3 km off trail 050-5277345
    • Netzer farm - 700 m off the INT, sleep on matts, shower, campfire. NIS 50 Magi - 0523374061
  • Kfar Kisch
    • Shemesh family - Private camping site and shower NIS 25 / person 050-6589523 050-2225135
    • Tabor Land - Stamp only. Sarah 050-5441972 Please call ahead.
  • Kfar Tavor - Pearl of the valley hotel. Set a tent, use water and restrooms - NIS 25, Sleep in a room NIS 100 min 2 persons. 04-6620125
  • Shibli - Large bedouin tent 052-3106103 052-7819978 Ghazi NIS 75
  • Nof Hagalil - Mazal 052-3455514 NIS 50
  • Nazareth - Stamp . Fauzi Azar Inn NIS 90 breakfast included- 054-4322328
  • Harduf - NIS 30 Sleep, shower, kitchenette. Mor - 0522624906
  • Isfiya - Two units: one with two single beds and the other with a double bed. Shower, laundry. NIS 100 / person. Sawsan: +972506712216 e-mail: hallon-sa@hotmail.com
  • Zikron Yaacov - Separate unit with a porch, for groups of 4-7 hikers. Beds / mattresses, towels, clean sheets, kitchen with utensils, TV, A/C, hot sower. A minimum of 4 hikers is required. NIS 100 / person. Yaffa - 0547682949; Haim - 0546543950.
  • Caesarea - NIS 30 054-7214132
  • Jisr az-Zarqa - Mixed dorm: NIS 85 (private rooms available at higher price) shower, free towels, fully equipped kitchen, free wifi  052-8824570 or on our website  Stamp 
  • Tel Aviv
    • Abraham Hostel - Dorms: NIS 100 including breakfast. Private rooms available too (higher price) 03-6249200.
    • Yarkon Park NIS 35 - Sleep in a large tent, shower, snack bar, 03-6437734

Ramat Gan to Eilat[]

  • Jerusalem Abraham Hostel  Dorms: NIS 100 in including breakfast. Private rooms available too. (higher price). 02-6502200
  • Kibbutz Netiv-ha-Lamed-Heh - Vertigo - Bed and shower in return for work. - 029900235
  • Shem farm - 1.5 km off the INT east of Meitar. Sleep, shower, restrooms. Sleep in a dorm of 6 beds. A/C, use refrigerator, cook your meal, ost/bed, Tchelet - 0507248098. Directions from the INT to the farm
  • Goldog farm - Halfway between Dan to Eilat. 4.5 km east of Meitar, 2.5 km south on the INT by Mt. hiran. Directions from the INT to the farm NIS 100 - Sleep in a large Beduin tent + mattress & 2 pillows, shower, restroom, use kitchen; NIS 25 - sleep in your tent + use shower and restroom. Meals for at least 4 hikers, must pre-order. Breakfast - NIS 50/person, Dinner NIS 70/person. Must confirm arrival at least 12 hrs in advance. Asaf - 050-530-2291
  • Amasa - A mobile house / caravan up to 4 adults + 2 kids, double bed + sleeper sofa, kitchen, hot water, internet, pets are welcome, bike rental. NIS 300 for the entire unit. On weekends only. Please reserve in advance. May Meltzer - 0506850858.
  • Dreejat - Room + shower NIS 60. Stamp . Breakfast / Dinner additional cost. Grocery store. Jaber - 054-7969576
  • Arad - Zippor Bamidbar guesthouse. Sleep on mattresses in a large tent NIS 40. Guesthouse - sleep in a bed with a cooler/heater, dorms - NIS 80. Shower, restrooms, laundry, swimming pool, sauna, use kitchen, free coffee & cookies. PU/DO from the entrance to Arad, advice from a tour guide. Michal - 0525958833.
  • Kfar Hanokdim - NIS 80. A very popular destination in the area. Set your tent or sleep in your sleeping bag. Shower, restrooms, cook your meals. Meals available but not always, please inquire. Must reserve the stay in advance: 08-9950097.
  • Masada west - Camping site. Reservations are required. Please send an e-mail to: winter@npa.org.il and include your name, the arrival date, number of hikers, type, (tent, sleeping bag, cabin) and your cell number.
  • Neot Hakikar
    • Shkedi's camplodge NIS 100. Sleep in large tents or lodges. Shower, restrooms, bar, cook your meal. There is a supermarket in the village . Must contact in advance. Gil Shkedi - 0522317371.
    • Fata - Morgana Khan. Sleep in large tents, hot shower, restrooms, cook your meal and free coffee. NIS 100/person/night. Meals available for an additional charge. Tel: 0503445747 E-mail: fatamk@gmail.com .
  • Yeroham - The White hill guesthouse. Dorms: 90 NIS breakfast included, or 15% discount off regular prices in private double room or 4 beds. https://www.thewhitehill.com/. Pickup / drop off from the INT if possible at a reasonable cost. Avishai - 0546596339
  • Midreshet Ben Gurion - Up to 3 hikers. Sleep, shower, use kitchen. NIS 50/person. Pls. call 2-3 days in advance. 054-4954361
  • Mizpe Ramon
    • Large tent by the visitors' center. Up to 20 hikers. Mattresses, hot shower, restrooms, kitchenette, microwave. NIS 60. Roni 050-5903661
    • Haor-khan - In the spice route quarter. Mattresses, blankets, pillows, linen, restrooms, shower. Use kitchen & coffee shop, from 09:00. Sleep in a dorm - NIS 97. Sleep in large separate tent for 2 hikers or more NIS 120/hiker. Call or whatsapp Suzi - 050-7120288. Web site
    • Tzel Midbar Stamp NIS 50 054-5400194 - 08-6586229
    • Hetz Besheket - NIS 70. Coffee, tea, use kitchen. 052-6611561
    • Field shcool NIS 50 based upon availability. 08-6588615
    • Khabad house - NIS 50, sleep in a room, shower. Saturday meal: NIS 50. Avigail - 0542057770.
    • Fischer's laundromat - Spice route quarter. 9 Har Arif street. Sun-Thu 08:00-22:00. Fri. 08:00-13:00. Sat. closed. Tel: 054-2394071 , 054-6945105.
    • Levyatan Bamidbar - NIS 50. Sleep on the roof, matts, set your tent, shower, restrooms, use kitchen, free laundry, vegetables. Ahninoam - 052-3693379
  • Be'erot Khan Inside the Ramon crater. Large tent or dormitories. Meals and shower available. It is recommended to make a reservation during holidays. For reservations please e-mail to : winter@npa.org.il
  • Zofar
    • Inscence Road Khan - NIS 70 for INT hikers. Not available on weekends and holidays. 0523666476
    • The Antelope farm - NIS 70. Shlomit - 052-3666041
  • Paran - Aviran Khan. Pick up and drop off too. Reduced price on week days 052-3868938
  • Shitim (www.desertashram.co.il) Stamp. Camping site NIS 10 for INT hikers under the age of 29 , Thu & Fri 30/night. Over the age of 29: NIS 75/night iuncluding 3 meals, Thu & Fri NIS 170/night. The place is stricktly vegetarian. No meat is allowed no tuna fish or sardines. No camp fire or dogs. Dormitory is available. Inquire on site. cell: 052-3824617
  • .Shaharut '2.5 km north of Shaharut, water, camp in your tent or sleeping bag, buy basic supplies.
  • Timna Park - Stamp.  For thru hikers only. Timna park - Reservations are mandatory for all types of lodging. NIS 60, on the day of arrival only, and if you reserve online. Set your tent by the artificial lake. Restrooms, hot shower, restaurant (10% discount) . Pay at the restaurant or at the northern entrance.
  • Elifaz Sleep in a large tent, shower, rest rooms NIS 30 08-6356230/052-3688384.
  • Be'er Ora
    • Sleep, shower, electricity, use refrigerator NIS 100. Up to 10 people. Buy food, laundry, cooking, other services for a fee. Caching water too. E-mail: zohar1023@gmail.com. Zohar 058-4470004
    • Ran - 054-3236937 Sleep in a room NIS 70, in a tent NIS 35. Use the pool.
  • Eilat
    • Abraham Hostel Tel: 03-6249200
    • SHO. Studio apartment. Shower, kitchen. Up to 5 hikers. NIS 200 for the entire unit. Tamar 0547236226 / tamhaimeilat@gmail.com
    • ILH Israel Hostels

Low price hostels. /

Nimrod (Mt. Hermon), Tiberias, Nazareth, Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, Mitzpe Ramon, Paran, Eilat. Book on line at: http://www.hostels-israel.com

  • Field school hostels You can stay for NIS 50/night based on availability of a bed. It is not possible to make a reservation since this rate is available only on the night of arrival. You will sleep in a room of 4-10 beds. Stamp your passport at all the locations below. Below is a list of hostels along the INT
    • Mt. Meron - 04-6980022
    • Tavor - 04-6766250
    • Mizpe Ramon - 08-6588615/6
    • Eilat - 08-6372021. Only for thru hikers who complete the hike in Eilat
  • IYHA Israel Youth Hostels Association

IYHA provides a discount for holders of IYHF card and hikers who present the INT guide receive a $1.5 discount off the official lodging price. IYHA hostels are located at the following places near the trail:

Tel Hai, Safed, Ginosar, Poriya, Tel Aviv, Arad, Mizpe Ramon, Eilat. For reservations call: 1-599-519-511 or visit http://www.iyha.org.il/eng/

Bed and Breakfast[]

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Pickup and drop off service in the desert[]

  • 4X4 Truck for up to 35 people. Contact Yaacov Geva 0522867489 .
  • Yerooham - Transfer of luggage, water drop off service, logistical support, pickup and drop off between Arad to Eilat Cell: Muhammad (doesn't speak English) - 050-5278128 or Yoram Zvik (speaks English) : 054-4761761 by SMS only or yzvik@netvision.net.il
  • Midreshet Ben Gurion
    • Haim Berger - 054-5343797 E-mail: negevjeep@gmail.com
    • Arthur provides pickup and drop off service 052-3920891 E-mail: art4tour@gmail.com
    • Yanir Yagel - 0542461066 ; yaniryagel@gmail.com
  • Mitzpeh Ramon
    • Eyal Korin will cache and drop off water and food in the central Negev (Ein Yorkeam to Zihor) 052-4433286 4desertours@gmail.com.
    • Ziv Spector will cache and drop off water and food in the central Negev (Ein Yorkeam to Zihor) 054-6277413 .
    • Harel will cache and drop off water and food in the central Negev (Ein Yorkeam to Zihor) 050-2213395
  • Gev Holit night camp - Itzik Maoz will drop off water at Gev Holit night camp 052-3666453
  • Shaharut - camel riders nomads camp Amir Gadnaor - 052-3351357 / Einat 052-8375332, buying food, water supply, pick up & drop off, logistical support 4x4 our mobile camp with food, shelter, toilet & shower - group guiding & asistance
  • Beer Ora

Tamar Bamidbar Camp site. Logistic service in the Arava region. Shower, toilets, kitchen ,refrigerator ,laundry service, Grocery store in the village 0584470004

  • Eilat
    • Mori will cache water in the area of Eilat NIS 150-200/cache 057-7370101 morichen@zahav.net.il
    • Ron Harari - water, food and woods drop off service, group (up to 8) pickup and drop off, general logistical support in the Mountains of Eilat. 050-2339020 nikiron@gmail.com

Taxi service along the INT[]

Always ask to turn on the meter. Fixed price rides are significantly more expensive

  • Kiryat Shemona
    • Yaron Partuk - 050-736-3636.
    • Eli - 050-537-4089.
  • Arad
    • Eli Levi 052-2889579 08-9953791
    • Vladimir - 052-726-9888
    • Salim - A tour guide too. 050-527-2423
  • Dead Sea area
    • Ein Bokek - From 07:00-16:00 . 050-542-5538
  • Neot Hakikar
    • Doron - 052-880-8994
    • Yoni Stern - 052-3287182
  • Dimona
    • Uzi - 052-3557105
    • Yosi - 050-6435420
  • Mizpe Ramon (Large VAN) - Tuba - 052-6500666
  • Shaharut - Amir Gadnaor . Jeep pickup drop off - 052-3351357
  • Be'er Ora - TAMAR BA'MIDBAR - (Not a taxi) Logistical support in the Arava region. Zohar - 0584470004
  • Eilat - Victor - 0522797752

List of Trail Angels[]

INT Trail Angels

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