The Best Outdoor Activities in Israel

Discover the best hiking, camping, backpacking, fitness, and more.

Take in a Sunrise at Mt. Masada

Israel / Mt. Masada

Before it was known for its sunrise, Masada was an ancient fortress atop a mountain plateau constructed under the rule of King Herod the Great sometime between 37 and 31 BCE.

Jared Blitz
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Hike up Mt. Arbel

Israel / Mt. Arbel Parking Area

There are multiple ways to reach the top of Mt Arbel. You can ascend the Mountain from the south as part of the Israel National Trail or the west as part of the Jesus Trail.

Isaac Desautels
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Hike through Ein Gedi Nature Reserve

Israel / Ein Gedi Nature Reserve

Ein Gedi was declared a nature reserve in 1971. The oasis is one of the most important in Israel.

Isaac Desautels
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Hike the Lower Wadi Qelt to Jericho

Israel / Lower Wadi Qelt Trailhead

Wadi Qelt is a word that stands for valley or stream. The Lower Wadi Qelt trail begins on top of what can be described as a canyon and brings you down to the stream that passes by St.

Bryan Young
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