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En Gedi Nature Reserve

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Route 90 | Road 90, Israel
+972 8-658-4285
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Day Trip: Masada Sunrise, Ein Gedi, and Dead Sea from Tel Aviv
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Masada and the Dead Sea Day Trip from Tel Aviv
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En Gedi is the biggest oasis in Israel. It has springs and waterfalls, and flowing brooks at the foot of the cliffs, home to ibexes and rock hyraxes.
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  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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Route 90 | Road 90, Israel
+972 8-658-4285
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We traveled through most of Israel touring many national parks, and this one was our favorite. A must-do in Israel. As mentioned by others before, the real highlight is the "waterwalk" at the second entrance to the park (you will get a map, it's on...More

1  Thank Carolin K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good piece of hiking. Beautiful views on the Dead Sea. Surprising there are real waterfalls as you start in the desert and not believe there's water somewhere. Going down to the Dodomi cave you go by nice water pools you can jump in so...More

1  Thank Agata S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here after having walked the snake path at Masada at sunrise. Excellent choice. We wound up arriving around 9 in the morning. It was scorching hot... But the walk offered ample opportunity to cool off. It was too bad our idea of Masada...More

Thank Hous t
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

1. At the entrance where we pay for tickets there is no (shown) sign which suppose to say "no food inside", after two places of sandwiches & snacks.. we already bought, but were not allowed to take it in.. 2. I expect to see more...More

1  Thank reut n
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed a pleasant visit to the Ein Gedi Nature Reserve. It was a hot day and we got there just before last admittance at 4pm. Nice walk up to the pools and waterfalls. Nice but not spectacular (like Qumran, Masada or the Dead Sea)....More

Thank Whistledown
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's quite an experience for me to see oasis for the first time. Though most parts are still desert, you see a thin emerald following the stream, coming down from David waterfall. Wildlife is abundant here. It's kinda difficult to recognize the trails, especially the...More

Thank Mo C
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Stunning walk through rocky desert. We were with two kids and day was veey hot early in the afternoon so we decided to take the short walk. Amazing views and refreshing water. Dont forget to take lot of water with. Cafe at the entrance and...More

Thank Dan_Alpern
Reviewed 5 August 2017

This resort had a lot of building works going on while l was visiting. However l found the resort to have nice beaches and l felt safe here. I would recommend bringing your own drink and food here, this place was a bit expensive!!

Thank mowden
Reviewed 25 July 2017

We spent a quick 2 hours hiking the trails here, with a few dips into the water. Quite beautiful and a great place to be on a summer day. Wear a bathing suit, there are swimming spots.

Thank Renee R
Reviewed 13 July 2017

After being in the desert, hiking up to Cave 1 in Qumran, walking down the Snake Path at Masada, it was a nice change to actually be in the cooler, lush surroundings of En Gedi. There are several levels of falls so don't stop at...More

Thank tnforus4
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14 April 2017|
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Response from CoolMontrealFamily | Reviewed this property |
That would be a very packed long day, but I would say yes you can, but depends on the age of your kids and how in depth you want to do Masada? Are you hiking up or taking the cable car?? And depends how long you want to... More
18 August 2016|
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Response from Dreemer38 |
Thanks so much! We were actually there on Wednesday we had a fabulous time.