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Ein Gedi Nature Reserve

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Address: Route 90 (Dead Sea Road), Israel
Phone Number: (07) 658-4285
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This 6,250-acre park is filled with marked hiking routes and more...

This 6,250-acre park is filled with marked hiking routes and more challenging trails leading to the top of the 400-meter-high Ha'etakim Cliff, which spans the entire length of the Dead Sea.

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You get to see small deers close up You have magnificent scenery in the area It is a great place to visit

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You get to see small deers close up You have magnificent scenery in the area It is a great place to visit

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On our way into this park we were lucky enough to see some wild goats (ibex) which were oringally mentioned in the Bible. En Gedi is made up of a Jewish settlement from the late Roman period. This site if part of the En Gedi desert. We walked on a street dating back to the late Roman period, past a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Climbed from one waterfall to another in the footsteps of Saul in his pursuit of David. Teeming with herds of the Ibex and tree climbing Rock Badger. Not to be missed overlooking the Dead Sea

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After driving through the Judean desert, this is a very unique space. The spring waters through here has created a little pocket, its own eco system. It's been a water source and a shelter for humans living in the region for thousands of years. I didn't walk the full extent of the hiking trails. I wasn't sure I would have... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A wonderful nature preserve. As we walked in past the pay station we found Rock Hyrax in the trees nibbling on the leaves, off to the left we saw two Ibexes across the plain. There is a path that is suitable for wheelchairs to get to the viewing area of the lower falls. The David falls have a steep path... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Personally I m not a hiker or climber but the nature landscape and the dead sea view are great. Please remember to wear proper hiking or climbing shoes and drink lots of water.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

We hiked Arugot stream and it was fantastic. Lots of water year round, the first water that you can go in is about ten minute walk from the entrance. There is a wet trail (red) and a dry trail (blue) - they meet often and you can switch between. We had 3 three year olds with us and a bunch... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Too hot but like heaven !!! It is the best part of the dead sea. Transportation is good with bus from Tel Aviv. You have to be carefull about the sun. After sea you should take shower for your health. Lovely and friendly people. You can not believe your eyes, nature is breathtaking!! Enjoy

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

The ancient synagogue is about a 2 minute drive from the Nachal David stream. The site houses whats left of an ancient synagogue with a beautiful and well preserved mosiac floor. Its under shade and only a minute walk from the entrance. Its not busy at all and a great place to take the kids as they can make their... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

beautiful for families or even couples amazing waterfalls you can also see the dead see from here a must when visiting ISRAEL

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