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Nahal David (David Stream)

The Ein Gedi Nature Reserve, which is situated on the shores of the Dead Sea, offers a variety of trails in different difficulty and interest levels. Nahal David (David Stream) trail provides an offer which cannot be refused: it is not too short and not too long and it includes an enchanting combination of classic desert views together with green vegetation, flowing water, waterfalls and even ibexes which one can get close to (up to a point). The first waterfall on the trail comes up right at the beginning, which means that it is almost obligatory to start with good dipping and splashing. Afterward we continue west along the stream without a fixed destination. One can just find a spot to stop at on the way and enjoy the water, and it is also possible, and even recommended to finish with the Dodim (Lovers) Cave. This part of Nahal David (David Stream) is not as busy with travelers as its lower part. The Dodim (Lovers) Cave itself is a romantic spot when all around it the sounds of the water trickling join with those of the birds’ chirping, with sunrays breaking in an abundance of colors and Maidenhair fern bushes decorating its walls.


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Chariton Cave  ●  Mineral Beach  ●  The Masada Museum in Masada National Park  ●  Ein Gedi Beach  ●  The new Kalia Beach  ●  Ein Prat  ●  Qumran National Park  ●  Ein Mabu'a  ●  Ein Bokek Beach  ●  Nahal David (David Stream)  ●  Mount Sodom (Har Sdom)  ●  Nabi Musa  ●  Mar Saba Monastery  ●  Qasr al-Yahud  ●  The St. George Monastery  ●  The Ein Gedi Antiquities National Park  ●  Nahal Og (Og Stream)  ●  Masada  ●  Deir Hajla  ●  Einot Tsukim  ●  Ein Bokek  ●  Nahal Arugot (Flowerbeds Stream)  ●  The Good Samaritan  ●  Bokek Stream  ●  Nahal Salvadora (Salvadora Stream)  ●  Tze'elim Stream (Nahal Tze'elim)  ●  The Marlstones of Masada  ●  The Botanical Garden at Ein Gedi  ●  Euthymius Monastery  ●  The Monastery of Martyrius
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Best Season: All Seasons
Type of Tour: Independent
Tour Mode: Drive
Tour Duration: About- 8 Hours
Difficulty Level: Easy
Best Season: All Seasons
Type of Tour: Independent
Tour Mode: Drive
Tour Duration: About- 7 Hours
Difficulty Level: Easy
Best Season: All Seasons
Type of Tour: Independent
Tour Mode: Drive
Tour Duration: About- 5 Hours
Difficulty Level: Easy
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