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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
tejasparekh3
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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
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Rishon Lezion, Israel
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30 May 2018
“stunning landscape”
13 Jan 2018
“Nice views”
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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
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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

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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

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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

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