Welcome To Trekking in Israel,
For those looking to test their spirit in an authentic trek to a horizon-to-horizon desert landscape, this is it. The trek to Central Negev is a once in a lifetime experience and is not for the fain-hearted. One of the toughest treks in Israel, this requires you to be absolutely fit for the challenge, extensive planning and water forting, so come prepared.
Judeah DesertThis 3 day trek towards Mezada, a UNESCO world heritage site is full of sights that will make you fall in love with Israel’s rich geological pride. The trek will take you through the Dead Sea, desert springs, miraculous streams deep in to the desert and finally Mezada.
A Makhtesh is a naturally occurring crater and this country is home to some of the most beautiful ones.
Of all the less traveled regions of Israel, this is almost certainty the most beautiful of all! If you ask any Israeli (even most of the hikers) how many Makhtesh’s (special craters, see glossary) are in Israel he’ll answer 3 – the Big, Small and Ramon. Just a few know that there are two more, small, beautiful and special Makhtesh’s, hidden in this less-traveled region. The whole region, serves as a big nature reserve.
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