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Wonderful day at red canyon Eilat

Very healthy walk between red rocks and almost alone in that time frame 13-16 Friday’s. The view is... read more

Reviewed December 14, 2018
Karlsruhe, Germany
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Nice short walk, easy afternoon activity

Easily walkable from parking lot within an hour including photo stops. Very nice. About a 14 km... read more

Reviewed December 6, 2018
Budapest, Hungary
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Reviewed December 14, 2018 via mobile

Very healthy walk between red rocks and almost alone in that time frame 13-16 Friday’s. The view is great. It is a silence when you are alone that you never had expected-you only hear your own breath. I had that feelings „I am free and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank licence2sleep
Reviewed December 6, 2018

Easily walkable from parking lot within an hour including photo stops. Very nice. About a 14 km drive from Eilat via road #12. If you do not have car, you can ride a bicycle or take Egged public bus to Ovda or Beer Sheva.

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank lehohun
Reviewed November 30, 2018

a 20 kilometers trip north of eilat on road 12 you can meet the red canyon. 300 meters from the main road you can enter the canyon walk and climb or go down by iron steps.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank kibi2211
Reviewed November 6, 2018

The Red Canyon is a very short (you can do it in an hour or so) hike. You need a car or taxi to get to the trailhead - about 10-15 minutes out of Eilat. The trail is circular, and the middle third winds through...More

Date of experience: November 2018
3  Thank MarkLinton
Reviewed October 28, 2018

We drove from Eilat to the Red Canyon. We went early in the morning and we were the second car in the parking lot. It’s an easy walk. The ladders through the most scenic parts are easy to manage. At the end where there are...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Cathy W
Reviewed October 16, 2018 via mobile

The Red Canyon walk is not long in duration, but will test your fitness nevertheless. It has some technical sections where permanent steel ladders have been placed to allow you to progress through the canyon. The whole experience is less than an hour, and best...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 14, 2018

If you like hiking and nature this is one of the top things to do in Israel. If you're a decently fit hiker, this will be very easy for you. You could take the long(2h) or short(1h) version of the hike. But if you've never...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank beradrian
Reviewed September 28, 2018

I was in Israel in February - March 2018 and I visited Red Canyon. It's a great and beautiful place. If you like mountains, it's for you :-)) Red Canyon there is near way from Eilat to Ovda-Airport. you can get by bus no. 392...More

Date of experience: March 2018
4  Thank anka_r11
Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

If you are rock climbing lover that canyon is right for you 😁 It’s amazingly beautiful place, with different styles and shapes of rocks. It has 3 different trails to walk throughout. We totally loved it!!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank annO9976PN
Reviewed September 10, 2018

We toke a bus to there. in Egged website there no station in the entrance so we walked 2 KM from the near station. when we got to the entrance we found out that there is a station there. The hike was great, realy nice....More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Ben S
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Patricia B
November 4, 2018|
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Response from mamaminx | Reviewed this property |
We had a rental car. It's about 20 min fromEilat - really close, next to Egyptian border. But don't know if there are buses.
May 7, 2018|
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Response from PeterHoueSorensen | Reviewed this property |
If you can climb some stairs up and down, then you would probably be ok.
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March 14, 2018|
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Response from Alan B | Reviewed this property |
There are parts that require a fit adult. The Park just north of Eilat , Timna, is a better alternative as you can drive your car to approx 7 locations that you can walk to and view... including the famous King Solomon’s... More