Trips in the area2019-08-26T18:57:24+03:00

Ein Gedi Hotel

Trips around the Dead Sea and Judean Desert

The Ein Gedi Hotel is a known starting point for endless fascinating and exciting trips, both for families and hikers, on foot and in jeeps.

If you are staying at Ein Gedi for a few nights, your trip will not be complete if you do not set out to experience the primordial landscape surrounding the hotel – the famous Ein Gedi natural reserve, the Christian sites at the Northern Dead Sea, the breathtaking cliffs of the Judean Desert and more.

You can set out with one of our guides, who are familiar with every corner of the streams, the beach and the desert, and they will be happy to suggest or take you on trips to Jerusalem the Judean Desert and even the Negev. We will even be happy to take you to Petra’s Red Rock. You can also hike on your own – to David Stream and Arugot Stream, climb Masada, and see pilgrims at the Qasr el Yahud baptismal site and more.

The Good Samaritan

The Good Samaritan Museum is a unique archeological museum displaying a variety of mosaics brought from various sites throughout Judea and Samaria, and others. Prominent in the mosaic collection is the floor mosaic at the entrance, uncovered at a synagogue in the Gaza Strip and brought to the museum.

St. George’s Monastery

St. George’s Monastery is located near Mitzpeh Jericho, neighboring the mountain and decorated with green palms. It is currently populated by monks who live and work there.


Masada is an ancient fortress on the top of a secluded cliff, built at the order of King Herod at the eastern edge of the Judean Desert, about 450 above the Dead Sea below.

Mt. Sodom

Mt. Sodom is located on the southern part of the Dead Sea basin. The mountain itself is lump of salt created ~20,000 years ago. Due to the solubility of the salt, which comprises the mountain’s ground, the upper layers dissolved, replaced by a 40m layer of sediment consisting of gravel, stones and various minerals.


Qumran is an archeological site overlooking the northwestern part of the Dead Sea and it is famous mainly for the discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls.

Deir Hajla Monastery

Deir Hajla is an active Greek Orthodox monastery near Kibbutz Beit Ha’Arava, north of the Dead Sea. The monastery is dedicated to St. Gerasimus of the Jordan, who founded a site for reclusive monks during the Byzantine Age.

Ein Tzukim

The lowest nature reserve in the world, also known as Ein Feshkha (the Broken Spring), located at the northern part of the Dead Sea.

Ein Bokek

The Bokek Stream presents a short and beautiful trail, especially suited for families or hikers who wish to enjoy a light trip to enjoy the landscape.

Arugot Stream

The Arugot Stream is one of the only two streams at the center of the Judean Desert in which water flows all year round.

David Stream

One of the most beautiful streams in the Dead Sea area, presenting a series of waterfalls beginning 200m above the sea level.

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