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En Gedi Nature Reserve: Tours & Tickets

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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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Route 90 | Road 90, Israel
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We had an amazing time hiking the short and easy trail to Nahal David. We stopped several times on the way, taking pictures and enjoying the little waterfalls leading all the way up. Looking forward to go here again.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank 11Priyanka
Reviewed 1 week ago

Next to the Dead Sea in the Judean wilderness is a oasis of life. The falls are a brisk hike from the entrance but there are beautiful locations along the stream coming from the water fall to stop and enjoy the plant and animal life...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank DrDennisMalone
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As one who is used to walking in the green lush Bush and forests of New Zealand, I never would have thought I could appreciate the beauty of the rocks and caves of En Gedi. Some of the older folks in our group found it...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank HopNZ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A visit to En Gedi is an interesting visit due to the topography (Water in the middle of a desert complete with a waterfall). But is is a very warm (hot) visit. What makes this area a must for Christians or biblical students is that...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Gary M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed our time in Ein Gedi so much. The best advice is to go early as the heat is so intense that it is difficult to hike easily. We saw the lower pools and these had plenty of people around. Then we hiked up...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Adchesty
Reviewed 5 September 2019

The contrast between the desert cliffs and canyons and the greenery and the fresh waters running all year around, and the blue sky and the blue Dead Sea is overwhelming. Add to it the wild life and the historical sites (dated from the 3rd millennium...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Zvika L
Reviewed 20 August 2019

Well we just hiked to the small waterfall which would have been a breeze except for the fact that it was like forty degrees Centigrade under a blazing sun with little shade. Lots of tourists, and some interesting vegetation on the way like the thorn...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank ECWorld
Reviewed 22 July 2019

My tour bus stopped at the Min Gedi Nature reserve. After a cold beer, proceeded to hike to the 3 waterfalls. Dis some soaking in the water and enjoyed the views from high up.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank CoffeeGuyz
Reviewed 14 July 2019

My wife and I hiked to Hidden Waterfall and a little beyond to another waterfall and pool. It was way hot and we definitely needed to bring more water (at least 2 quarts per person), and water shoes to wear in the pools. An awesome...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Craig H
Reviewed 12 July 2019 via mobile

There are many different hikes to sit different levels of expertise. All of the bus loads of tourists make the lower waterfalls less enjoyable. Hike at least to the middle and you'll be rewarded. The views across the dead sea are spectacular and the are...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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27 September 2017|
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Response from WayneAZ | Reviewed this property |
We drove from Jerusalem. This area is near the Dead Sea and is usually visited before or after visiting the Dead Sea. Worth the stop.
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Response from CyberSecureDave | Reviewed this property |
Yes! Of you have a rental car you can certainly hike to the Ein Gedi Falls, and scale Masada by Cable Car in 1 Day as well as visit the Dead Sea Resort. We did all 3 in 1 day last month although the Waterfall Hike is not... More
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