Southern Israel

Kfar-Hanokdim is a unique and picturesque village, situated in the middle of the Judean desert, between the city of Arad and the ancient site of Masada. In spite of the surrounding desert, the village offers its visitors a green Oasis shaded by palm-trees along with ancient-scents and sights of Biblical gardens. The...

Ein-Gedi, is a National reserve (as of 1971) located west of the Dead Sea. It is a flourishing desert oasis surrounded by sand, desert and mountains. The reserve offers the traveler breathtaking scenery for a hike, a long journey, a Picnic or a great splash in its springs’ water. The park is situated on the eastern...

Nahal David is a hike through the natural reserve of Ein-Gedi. The water that is running into the rocks is forming formidable sights; not to be missed out! There are many pools at which travelers could cool themselves in or even leap off the rocks into the pool below.  The hike is easier than Nahal Arugot and it...

Nahal Arugot iis a breathtaking hiking-path in the Ein-Gedi reserve. There is a year-round-water spring in the reserve; however the walk is tougher as well as longer in comparison to Nahal David in the same reserve.   It is not advised to hike it with small children. How best to reach it? Via road number 90 heading...

!Herodis-  (Herodium) is one of the most fascinating buildings of the ancient world The site had already been mentioned in Jewish history's Bar-Kockva letters,  referring to a Palace-Fortress built by King Herod, in 24 BC, commemorating the King's name The Herodium, a 786m tall Fortress, is located about 8 miles...

Mar-Saba Monastery is a Greek-Orthodox Monastery, built on a cliff just outside of the Kidron Valley, near Jerusalem– in the northern part of the Judean Desert, also not far from Beit Lehem. Some call it: “Heaven on Earth, in the middle of nowhere”. The Monastery is named after its founder, Monk Sabas. The Monastery has...

A unique Desert Gem; located in the south of Israel, a reservation known as “Park Timna”. The Park is located some 25 km north of the city of Eilat. The uniqueness of the park lies in its combination of ancient Biblical history, Archaeological findings and breathtaking landscape. It tells the stories of King...

Ashdod, one of the largest port-towns of Israel, was founded in 1956 (turning into a formal city in 1968). Today the city is home to some 211,000 inhabitants. Being located on the shores of the Mediterranean coast, Ashdod had evolved into the largest port in terms of cargo-ships and in terms of volume of...

Dear Traveler, We have gathered together some of the most sacred Christian sites that may be of importance to you, while traveling the Holy Land. We hope this serves your interests well. Via Dolorosa The meaning of Via Dolorosa, in Latin, is “Way of Grief” or “Way of Agony /Suffering”. It is a street, in the section...

The Dead Sea is a lake of salt located at the south-eastern part of Israel, near its border with Jordan. The lake is situated exactly 420m (1,385 ft) below sea level, which makes it the lowest location on Earth. The Dead Sea is some 380m (1,240 ft) deep; it is also the saltiest body of water in the world, with nearly...

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