The hike in the Nahal Peres riverbed is a classic but challenging hike. It is a beautiful hike with varying elements, past waterfalls in upper Nahal Peres, leading to the famous Peres waterholes, slides in the Peres riverbed, and a steep climb up out of the Nahal at the end.
This hike leads into Ma’ale Rahaf, one of the most beautiful canyons in the Dead Sea area. The waterfall at the end is a popular spot for rappelling.
This challenging hike leads into the Peres Riverbed and then up above two waterfalls. The hike ends by the Peres Waterholes.
The hike in the lower Nahal Peres riverbed is a challenging but classic hike. It is a beautiful hike with varying elements, beginning at the famous Peres waterholes, slides in the Peres riverbed, and a steep climb up out of the Nahal at the end.
This hike in Nahal Og bears no resemblance to the classic lower Nahal Og hike with the three waterfalls. This is probably the most “technically” difficult hike I have ever done, with a number of spots where my fellow hikers had to help each other. Having said that, it was amazing and great fun – but it should not be attempted alone or by inexperienced hikers.
This hike is 3-4 hours long, but is quite challenging. The hike takes you above Solomon’s pillars, giving you some breathtaking views of Timna National Park.
The Banias suspended trail is a new path which allows visitors to the Banias Nature Reserve the opportunity to enter parts of the nature reserve which were previously inaccessible to visitors. The suspended trail, which opened in March 2010, provides a wooden trail over the rapids of the Hermon River, through a basalt canyon.
Har Yishai is located in the Ein Gedi Nature Reserve. The summit is 214 meters high, and the climb is steep, over some loose gravel and small rocks. A challenging hike, it is fun for good hikers.
Maale bnei hamoshavim was the first trail in Ein Gedi which was made in recent times. It is named bnei hamoshavim after the youth group which made the trail in 1963. The trail leads from the Nahal Arugot Wadi to the desert plateau above Ein Gedi. The trail is difficult and requires climbing up the rocks at some points.
The Ein Gedi National Park is a nature reserve near the Dead Sea. The reserve includes an oasis and the desert area around it.
Nahal Prat is a canyon created by a riverbed running from North of Jerusalem to the Jordan River above the Dead Sea. It is located in the Judean desert. Nahal Prat, also refered to as Wadi Kelt, has three main springs. Ein Prat, also known as Ein Fara, is the upper spring. Ein Fawwar, also known as Ein Maboa, is the middle spring. Ein Kelt is the lower spring. The Prat River is also fed by flash floods in Israel’s Judean hills.
Har HaTayasim is a mountain in the Jerusalem corridor, the area between Jerusalem and Beit Shemesh. Towards the top of the mountain is the official memorial site of the Israel Air Force.
Shvil HaRatz is an alternative hike to the snake path up Masada. The path is 3 kilometers long, taking you around the northern side of the mountain and up the Roman Path, known in Hebrew as Shvil HaSolela.