Ein Gedi and the Dead Sea

As a country located between 3 continents, Israel is unique in that you can actually walk from one climatic zone to another, with an extremely rich variety of flora and fauna from both northern and southern hemispheres.

Being located along the route for migrating birds from Europe to Africa, it has become a favourite locale for ‘Birdwatchers’.

In the winter months you can ski down Mount Hermon, and within an hours drive, arrive for a swim in the Sea of Galilee.

Hike through nature reserves from the lush green north to the parched red and brown hued desert.



Six hundred feet above the Dead Sea, water falls from a severely gorged mountain range, creating luxuriant foliage & pools, in stark contrast to the parched surroundings. A hiker’s paradise where exotic birds and wildlife roam, often daring to approach reserve visitors. Exotic vegetation, like Sodom Apple, a fruit reminiscent of biblical events, are native to the region.

Tour Itinerary

Tour Code: AEDS1

  • Drive from Ashdod Port ascending the Judean mountains, bypassing Jerusalem and descending east to the Dead Sea, lowest point on the face of earth.
  • Drive south along the shores of the Dead Sea passing Qumran where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found.
  • Continue on towards EIN GEDI where biblical tales of refuge and romance are recounted while hiking amidst the paths of the oasis.

Walk to NAHAL DAVID, and from there to the pools (about 1½ hrs).

Continue up to DAVID FALLS, then to SHULAMIT SPRING or DUDAIM CAVE where you can swim under the waterfalls (about 3 hrs).


Walk from the entrance to the HIDDEN WATERFALL at NAHAL ARUGOT RESERVE, where you can swim (about 4 hrs).

  • Float in the DEAD SEA at the lowest place on earth.
  • Return to Ashdod Port at the end of the day.


Tour Options

Below is a list of sites on the same route and close in themes which can be exchanged or added, depending on personal preferences and time constraints.

The tour may be operated as a JOINT TOUR enabling you to share expenses which allows you the benefits of a private tour excursion at a price competitive with bus tours.GET THE BEST OF BOTH WORLDS.

GROUP TOURS can be arranged for large groups enabling itinerary flexibility and adaptability to groups requirements, interests, language etc.

Religious services may also be arranged for all faiths.


Ein Gedi Spawhere you can indulge in the mineral-rich black mud of the Dead Sea, float in its therapeutic waters or simply relax at the spa.
Mineral Beach Spa: where you can indulge in the mineral-rich black mud of the Dead Sea, float in its therapeutic waters or simply relax at the spa.
Kalia Beach
Neve Midbar Beach
Qumran: where the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered.