Hula Valley The Hula valley is located in a drained swampland by an attractive large lake, and is one of the area’s top places for friendly hiking and biking excursions. The Hula Valley is the country’s primary migration route for birds, making bird watching a very popular and fascinating experience. In 2009, the BBC Nature Magazine named the Hula Valley as one of the top nature watching places in the world.
Discover One of the World's Top Birdwatching Sites
In the heart of the picturesque Hula Valley in Upper Galilee, only two hours drive north from Tel-Aviv, between two majestic mountain ranges, lays a place of extraordinary beauty - the Hula Lake. One of the most important birdwatching sites in the world, this ecological internationally acclaimed wetland reserve, is an oasis for birds and nature lovers everywhere. Offering a rare and unique opportunity to experience nature without barriers or partitions, it's an invitation for an experience of a lifetime.
Follow the Birds and Marvel Nature
During every migration season (spring and fall) over 500 million birds and close to 400 species travel through the Hula Lake. This wetland paradise is the perfect stopover for small waterfalls, cormorants, heron, pelicans, raptors, strokes and cranes.
Declared by the BBC Wildlife as one of the world's top ten birdwatching sites, Hula Lake or as it called in Hebrew Agamon Hula, naturally attracts birdwatchers from all around the world. Join the international Hula bird festival every year in the fall and enjoy a truly not-to-be missed-experience.
There are several ways to witness this dazzling humbling phenomenon. All you need is simply choose your adventure.
Explore the Trails. Tour the park's magical trails. You can walk, bike or use club carts to drive around. You'll pass through fruit groves waterway and get a glimpse of the wetland wildlife.
Drive a Tractor. Join a guided tour in a Tractor-Drawn "Safari Wagon" that takes you deep into the Agamon's premises. The wagon "hides" you from the birds and therefore enables a rare up close and personal encounter with these beautiful creatures.
Sunrise and Night tours. For the more adventurers, there are 2 special tour experiences. One is the 'Sunrise Tour' that offers unbeatable birdwatching and photography opportunities. Alternatively, the 'Night Owl Tour' offers a completely different look on the reserve. With campfire and star-gazing you'll peek into the lives of wild cats, nocturnal raptors and fruit bats.
Uplift the Spirit and Witness Nature Preservation at Work
Agamon Hula gained world acclaim for being model for a sustainable ecological system balancing between nature, tourism and agriculture.
Visit the ringing center in the park and watch the work done to preserve nature. Go to the "bird Island tour" and maybe you'll even get a chance to help release a bird back to nature. It doesn't get much better than this.
With so many different types of animals and tireless work to preserve nature in creative ecological ways, Hula Lake offers more than a fun trip with beautiful scenery but a true feel good experience that opens the heart and mind.