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Nachal Arugot Nature Reserve

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| Kibbutz Ein Gedi, Israel
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Great Hike- good for kids

The weather was perfect for the hike, 22 deg C, we were 2 adults and two kids,8 and 11. the trail... read more

Reviewed January 14, 2018
simdiz
Nachal Arugot Nature Reserve

The route is overwhelming but not easy at all. You can do as far as the waterfall or continue to... read more

Reviewed November 17, 2017
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| Kibbutz Ein Gedi, Israel
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Reviewed 14 January 2018

The weather was perfect for the hike, 22 deg C, we were 2 adults and two kids,8 and 11. the trail goes by the creek through a desert canyon, at times we walked through the water which was great. it takes around 45 minutes to...More

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Reviewed 17 November 2017

The route is overwhelming but not easy at all. You can do as far as the waterfall or continue to the pools but it is not easy and half of the course is in the water. The route takes between 3-5 hours A lot of...More

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Reviewed 15 October 2017

a very pretty and special hike, takes about 3-4 hours easy- walking. very recomended for people with children. take lots of water with you and of course - a hat!

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Reviewed 23 August 2017

Best visited during winter and early months (summer is unbearable). The weather is nice during winter months, rarely rains (desert after all...) and if you happen to be here in the right time you get to see some of the most beautiful flowers such as...More

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Reviewed 15 June 2017

If I have to choose between Wadi/Nahal Arugot and Wadi/Nahal David, without a shred of a doubt I would choose Nahal Arugot. The walk to superior natural water pools is absolutely breathtaking and it is amazing to be able to bathe in those pools while...More

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Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Wonderful desert view, with pure nature! Most recommended for the (very) hot days, cause the water streams the whole year (!) and it's a pure one. Best time for travel this place is between Nov-May, and not at very rainy days! (Caution of floods) The...More

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Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

3th time we did this walk. First ones in the park, gives you the feel it should. Solitude surrounded by desert nature. Walk the blue route in untill it takes you to the hidden waterfall. From there proceed to the upper pools. We met very...More

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Reviewed 26 March 2017

Ein Gedi and the area is a beautiful spot in the heart of the Judea desert. Tourists and locals can enjoy few attractions in one place: The dead sea, The desert mountains, Flowing streams in Nachal Arugot and Nachal David, Ein Gedi springs, archaeology and...More

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Response from sharonaer | Reviewed this property |
It really depends on one's personal fitness and general feeling. At this stage of pregnancy I was sometimes losing balance, so this wouldn't be my choice of day trip, but again, it's very personal...
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