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Dead Sea Float Experience

January 15th 2015

The Dead Sea serves as Israel’s natural and national spa resort. Dead Sea mud is luxuriously rich and creamy, and is loaded with glow-enhancing minerals. It’s not uncommon that you’ll see men, women, and children coated with the deep brown mud from head to toe during their afternoon in the Dead Sea sun. The salts […]

Masada Mountain Ruins

January 8th 2015

An iconic destination which combines archeological discovery, breathtaking views of natural landscapes, Temple-era history lessons and insight into the timeless spirit of the Hebrew people, Masada is one of Israel’s must-see sites. The story of this attraction begins with the building of a fortress on a mountain-top in the Judean desert by Alexander Jannaeus in […]

Ein Gedi National Park

December 23rd 2014

Thanks to rainfall in the Judean Mountains, Ein Gedi National Park is a wellspring amidst the surrounding desert. First-time visitors are often taken aback by the juxtaposition – while the surrounding desert is dry and brown, Ein Gedi is alive, bursting with wildlife, rich vegetation and cool, clear streams and waterfalls. It is a vibrant […]

Ramon Crater Lookout

December 16th 2014

Ramon Crater, called Makhtesh Ramon in Hebrew, is Israel’s answer the Grand Canyon, although strictly speaking, it isn’t a proper canyon or even a crater! It’s a makhtesh, a geological landform exclusive to the Negev that scientists believe was created through erosion. The Ramon Crater is the largest makhtesh in Israel. Located 53 miles south of […]

Tel Be’er Sheva National Park

October 10th 2010

Tel Be’er Sheva National Park, located in the Negev is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The national park houses an archaeological site where remnants were found of a settlement village dating back to the time of the biblical patriarch, Abraham. The national park has become an important location in regards to the study of biblical […]

Negev & Eilat Tour Sites

September 13th 2010

NEGEV DESERT & EILAT TOUR SITES Eilat Bay Dolphin Beach Underwater Observation Marine Park Snuba Diving Trips Kings City Eilat Timna Park Ramon Crater Petra, Jordan

Eilat Bay

September 13th 2010

Eilat Bay, the southernmost tip of Israel, includes a beautiful coral reef that straddles the equator. The warm water in the Red Sea enables coral to grow and thrive in the area. Visitors are welcome to come to Eilat Bay and snorkel or scuba dive around the coral and see the diverse fish life that […]

The Judean Desert – Tour Sites

September 13th 2010

DEAD SEA & MASADA TOUR SITES Dead Sea Masada Qumran Ein Gedi

Qumran National Park

September 13th 2010

The ancient settlement of Qumran is known as the spot where the Dead Sea Scrolls, the oldest biblical books to be unearthed, were found in 1947. Qumran was built in 150 BCE; it was destroyed by the Romans in 70 CE, yet to this day, much of the stonework has remained intact, thus revealing a […]

Beit Guvrin National Park

March 9th 2010

Beit Guvrin National Park is best known for the hundreds of caves that were dug here by hand in ancient times. Nature created the hillside in a soft, chalky substance and covered them with a layer of rock, known as nari. The caves are the result of human hands that created underground open spaces within […]