The location of the fortress - at an elevation of about 760 meters, and surrounded by steep cliffs - commanded one of the most strategic points on the road leading from the Hula Valley and the Golan Heights towards Syria. The beautiful northern scenery can be viewed from every tower in the fortress.
How to get there:
By car - on road 989 between Kiryat Shemona and Mt. Hermon. 30 minutes from Kiryat Shemona.
Length of walk: Two hours.
Recommended season: All year round.
Insist on: Sunset at Nimrod Castle; the secret tunnel.
What else is there?
Observation points; cafeteria.
The reserve is closed about one hour before the times given below:
Sundays thru Thursdays and Shabbat: 8:00 - 17:00
Fridays and eves of religious festivals: 8:00 - 16:00
Sundays thru Thursdays and Shabbat: 8:00 - 16:00
Fridays and eves of religious festivals: 8:00 - 15:00
On the eves of Rosh Hashana, Yom Kippur and Pesach: 8:00 - 13:00
Single: Adult: NIS 22; Child: NIS 9
Group (over 30 persons): Adult: NIS 19; Child: NIS 8
A combined ticket for Banias + Nimrod Castle is available:
Single: Adult: NIS 41; Child: NIS 20
Group (over 30 persons): Adult: NIS 36; Child: NIS 19.