We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
stunning landscape

you reach this by self drive from Arad to Eilat. no tour companies take you there. unless its a... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2018
Tejas P
,
Mumbai, India
Nice views

If you want to really enjoy this place, you need to have a car waiting for you down the canyon... read more

Reviewed 13 January 2018
Fane_Babanul
,
Rishon Lezion, Israel
via mobile
Read all 4 reviews
11
All photos (11)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent25%
  • Very good25%
  • Average25%
  • Poor25%
  • Terrible0%
30 May 2018
“stunning landscape”
13 Jan 2018
“Nice views”
About
In the wiki listing for "Upper Zohar", see the section entitled “Description”: The fortlet of Upper Zohar is situated on a flat shelf of a steeply sloping ridge on the northern side of a mountain known as Rosh Zohar (Zohar Head), southeast of Arad.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Contact
Arad, Israel
Reviews (4)
Filter reviews
4 results
Traveller rating
1
1
1
1
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
1
1
1
1
0
See what travellers are saying:
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
Reviewed 30 May 2018

you reach this by self drive from Arad to Eilat. no tour companies take you there. unless its a customised tour. very scenic, can get extremely hot, do carry enough water and large hat

Thank Tejas P
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

If you want to really enjoy this place, you need to have a car waiting for you down the canyon, near Neve Zohar. That was not our case. We started from the Arad-Dead Sea highway, where there is a sign "Zohar Fortress" (מצד זוהר). From...More

Thank Fane_Babanul
Reviewed 30 January 2017

I never got to to do the hike... I am sure the hike is amazing, but I had a hard time finding a safe way to pull off the road with trucks and cars zooming by. I wish I had found a local to help...More

Thank SLS624
Reviewed 29 June 2016

We started our hike up Upper Zohar (known in Hebrew as Rosh Zohar) - the tallest mountain rising up from the southern portion of the Dead Sea - 5 kilometers south of the city of Arad where the Israel Trail meets up with Route 31...More

5  Thank Yitzchak M
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Upper Zohar staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines