Guide to Hiking in the Dead Sea Area

Rami’s Guide to Hiking in the Dead Sea Area

Hiking near the Dead Sea The mountain slopes on the west side of the Dead Sea are full of amazing rivers (that are usually dry) and canyons. You can choose out of many levels of difficulty, from walks suitable for families with little children to climbing in the most dangerous routes. Although … Read more

Beit Guvrin – The Underground Judea

Beit Guvrin – The Underground Judea

Beit Guvrin National Park has a remarkable collection of man-made caves, many of which date back 2,200 years. Located in the Shfela or Lowlands of Judea, one hour southwest of Jerusalem, the park encompasses the ruins of two ancient cities: Maresha and Beit Guvrin or Eleutheropolis as it was called in Roman-Byzantine … Read more

Children at the Dead Sea

Children at the Dead Sea

The Dead Sea is more than just a “salty” stop! It is an ideal family holiday destination. So it means that it is an absolutely brilliant for children – as long as you take precautions in regard to the sun and heat. It also offers opportunity for some sports, tailored nature-oriented activities, … Read more

Israel Air Force Museum

Israel Air Force Museum

Israeli Air Force (IAF) Museum – Introduction The Israeli Air Force Museum (IAF Museum) is located on the outskirts of Beer Sheva on the edge of the Chatzerim (Hatzerim) Air Force Base. The Israeli Air Force Museum is located in the open expanse of the desert at the Chatzerim Air Force Base. … Read more

Things not to Miss in Eilat

Things not to Miss in Eilat

Eilat is Israel’s southernmost city. As it is a busy port and a popular resort, it focuses on allowing tourists to relax, unwind enjoying the sun and the sea. Eilat’s main attraction is its glimmering sea, which contains some of the world’s best marine life. The Red Sea alone is one of … Read more

On the Road to Eilat

On the Road to Eilat

Eilat, located at the very southern tip of Israel, can be reached by air and also by road through the Negev desert. The straight drive will take around 4-5 hours from Jerusalem or Tel Aviv. The distance is not huge (300-350 Km), but, the main roads are not great and there is … Read more

Makhtesh Ramon – Primeval Landscape and Geological Wonderland

Makhtesh Ramon – Primeval Landscape and Geological Wonderland

Makhtesh Ramon (often known erroneously as the Ramon Crater) is a geological wonderland, representing a window into the earth’s surface, which beckons us to explore a world of magma, fossils, dikes, sills and colorful sandstone. The Makhtesh Ramon is often erroneously referred to as the “Ramon Crater” –  which would imply that … Read more

Dead Sea Area

Dead Sea Area

The Dead Sea is the lowest point on earth, and despite its name and positioning, there is actually a whole lot of things going on in the Dead Sea area. The Dead Sea is popular as a getaway for a few days, especially when the weather is less plesant elsewhere in the … Read more

Amudei Amram & Shehoret Mountain

Amudei Amram & Shchoret Mountain

The mountains near Eilat hide numerous natural treasures; some of them are surprisingly easy to access. Drive 10 Kilometers north of Eilat on the main road (Route 90) and you will see a pair of brown signs pointing left (westward). The signs will name two of the prettiest places in the region. … Read more

Desert Cycle Ride at the lowest point on Earth

Cyclists often seek the highest roads they can find, but what does it feel like when cycling the lowest roads — in this case, the lowest point on earth? Ein Bokek (the main Dead Sea hotel resort area) is an excellent starting point for a bike ride in the Sedom Mountain (also known … Read more