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En Gedi Nature Reserve
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Owner description: En Gedi is the biggest oasis in Israel. It has springs and waterfalls, and flowing brooks at the foot of the cliffs, home to ibexes and rock hyraxes.
Reviewed July 9, 2013

My husband and I spent a wonderful three hours at the Ein Gedi Nature Reserve. It was on a warm June day and we where driving from Tiberius to Masada. We hiked to David's Falls and enjoyed the cool, refreshing waterfalls and beautiful scenery! I am not sure that those not in good shape should attempt this hike. Please take plenty of water and I found a bandana that I could soak in the cool stream and a hat to be very helpful. It was certainly worth the climb for me. Seeing the many caves and beautiful landscape along the way made it all worthwhile! We saw lots of wildlife roaming freely also! Great experience!

Thank Becky M
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Reviewed June 30, 2013

An enceinte oasis with unique flora fauna and geology, unfortunately always to many people. Need to come early or late in the day to see animals.

Thank Moti B
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Reviewed June 28, 2013

It was neat to see the wildlife everywhere. Unlike parks in the States, there was a strict no food policy - and people were not feeding the animals - which was great. The waterfalls were nice to sit in.

Thank brandasa
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Reviewed June 17, 2013

In reading the Psalms and the books of 1 & 2 Samuel, it is hard to forget the story of David being chased by King Saul who was out to kill him. And this is the area that all of this took place, so it truly brings the Bible to life in a way I had not experienced before coming here. And the area itself is beautiful, which is attested to by the number of families who visit here all the time. But for the tourist with an interest in the Bible, this is an unforgettable experience. I don't want to label everything a "must-do", but you will definitely miss out if you do not get to come here. It is a beautiful place to hike, and a very serene setting.

Thank h2opolodad
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Reviewed June 6, 2013

The Ein Gedi Nature Reserve features an easy, accessible, rich in nature spots hiking trail in Nahal David (David river).
It is easy to hike in the trails (marked very well with direction signs) in all ages.
Children would love the excellent combination of waterfalls, inviting pools, vegetation, wildlife and desert trails.
The scenic View of the Dead Sea makes the trip enjoyable.
Wildlife is visible... great opportunity to watch
Make sure not to enter with food and keep the Ein Gedi Nature Reserve clean; keep the coexistence with the wildlife and vegetation, please.

Thank Rafi S
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