New York - February 13, 2013: Active travelers and hikers from around world will arrive in Israel for the 15th annual International Gilboa Walk, March 15-16, 2013.
The two-day walk will begin at Ma'ayan Harod on the slopes of Mount Gilboa and bring travelers through the picturesque Jezreel Valley in northern Israel. Participants are welcome to walk at their own speed and enjoy the panorama as they are led through different routes each day.
"We are excited to welcome a new wave of active travelers to explore scenic northern Israel," said Haim Gutin, Israel Commissioner for Tourism, North and South America," during one of the most ideal seasons in Israel with average temperatures in the mid-60's."
Participants who walk 12.5 miles each day will receive a special medal and certificate issued by the International Walking Association.
For more information about event regulations and pricing please visit, www.imlwalking.org. For more information on travel to Israel, visit GoIsrael.com.