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Hiking the Masada & Dead-Sea Area

Explore the wonders of the Judea Desert and the Masada fortress “off the beaten track”


MASADA DEAD-SEA DAY-TOURS

MASADA DEAD-SEA DAY-TOURS

There are so many “Masada Dead-Sea” tours on the market, making it very hard to choose the right one for you. Because of that, we sorted out the Three best options, each of them with its unique character. Compare and choose!

Judean Desert Jeep Tour

Judean Desert Jeep Tour

An exciting Off-Road Tour, deep into the Judean Desert. Visiting ancient monasteries, desert springs, and panoramic viewpoints.

Arad – Masada – Ein Gedi Desert Terk

Arad – Masada – Ein Gedi Desert Terk

4-6 Days, challenging and very rewarding Desert Trek. Secluded desert paths, Deep Dramatic Canyons, Desert Springs and  Amazing views. An original way to visit Masada and Ein-Gedi

Mount Sodom Hike (From our Bible Walks Series)

Mount Sodom Hike (From our Bible Walks Series)

The unique landscape on a white Salt Mountain. Mount Sodom’s soil containing 80% Salt, creates a unique landscape that cannot be found anywhere else. Deep creeks and special rock formations all in bright white colors. It is also the setting of the Biblical story of Sodom and Gomorrah that is mentioned more than 20 times in both the old and new Testament.

Hike Metrics
Distance10.5 Km
Short versions7.5 Km
Climb300 m
LevelModerate
BestDec - Mar
PossibleNov - Apr
LocationGoogle-Maps-icon-2020
Start PointGoogle-Maps-icon-2020
Hike Description

The climb to Masada

The climb to Masada

Turn a “Standard” visit to Masada into an unforgettable Hiking Experience!  Combine your visit to Masada with an exciting hike through the Roman siege camps. Get amazing views of Masada from different directions.

Hike Metrics
Distance8.5 Km (Add 2 Km for touring Masada site)
Short version4.5 Km
Climb350 m
DifficultyModerate
BestDec - Mar
PossibleNov - Apr
(The short version can be done Oct - May if you start hiking at Sunrise)
LocationGoogle-Maps-icon-2020
Start PointGoogle-Maps-icon-2020
Hike Description

Qumran- Daed Sea – Hike

Qumran- Daed Sea – Hike

Deep desert feeling only 50 Km from Jerusalem. Our hike Starts at Qumran. The site where the Dead-Sea scrolls were discovered. Climb thorough the Qumran Canyon up to the Dead Sea cliffs and get an amazing vista of Einot Zukim and the Dead Sea.

Hike Metrics
Distance13 Km
Short versionsN / A
Climb400 m
LevelDifficult
BestDec - Mar
PossibleNov - Apr
LocationGoogle-Maps-icon-2020
/ Start PointGoogle-Maps-icon-2020
Hike Description

Hiking in Ein-Gedi Nature Reserve

Hiking in Ein-Gedi Nature Reserve

The reserve offers a variety of trails that can be “mixed and matched” to meet all levels of hikers and visitors. Ranging from 2 Km family strolls, up to 10+ Km demanding hikes with some steep ascents.

Rappelling Qumran Canyon

Rappelling Qumran Canyon

Rappelling tour to the Qumran canyon at the north of the Dead Sea, which holds amazing dry waterfalls and mysterious caves

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