The 6th Hula Valley Bird Festival
The Hula and Negev fall migration Festival is definitely one of the “not to be missed” events on the International Birding calendar. The combination of great weather, fantastic (and rare) birds, wildlife and memorable migration moments cannot be beaten. The Hula Valley Festival is by far THE BEST VALUE birding package for Northern Israel. Now with the added Negev weekend this is truly an incredible tour that truly catches the essence of fall migration in Israel.
2016 marks our 6th year and we are proud to say that our feedbacks and excellent client return rate speak for themselves.
The Festival offers a full week birding program, based at excellent Hotels and led by the finest tour leaders in Israel.
Besides exploring the famous Hula Valley sites including the Agamon Park, Hula Nature reserve, mobile hide and more, festival tours take in all the major birding sites and species Northern Israel has to offer including Mount Hermon and the Golan, Bet She'an Valley, the Coast and more.
Back due to popular demand - Special Negev Weekend excursion!
Following last year's success the festival will head down to the Negev for some added Desert spice!
The program will begin as usual with all the major sites in Northern Israel, but the final weekend of the festival will be held in the Negev Desert where participants will get a taste of rare desert birds and raptors, some of the most scenic places in the country and so much more!
The special desert weekend is part of the regular festival program and at no extra charge.
Don’t miss your chance to see all the awesome birds and sites of northern Israel AND some amazing desert species such as Macqueen's Bustard, Sandgrouse of several species and much more.
Following productive days in the field festival visitors are welcome to enjoy a series of excellent talks and presentations in the evenings.
Check out previous festival summaries and checklist tabs to get a feel for the event and some of the highlights.
Our Partners in the UK WildWings are offering Festival packages including flights from the UK.
Join us for an unforgettable week of birds, wildlife and events and come discover the fantastic fall birding Israel has to offer.
Finally we remind you that the Israel Ornithological Center is a non profit organization and that all the proceeds from our festivals go directly to field work and bird conservation action in Israel. Your money makes a difference, come do your part for Israel’s birds.
For more information and booking a package please email us:
See you in the field!