The Best Hikes near Jerusalem

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Hiking Spot, Dead Sea, Madaba, JordanHiking Spot, Dead SeaMadaba, JordanWhile looking for a spot to take some night-photography shots from the shores at the Dead Sea, I found this spot about 20km from the touristic...Judean Desert, IsraelJudean DesertIsraelReal time photo from the Judean Desert, between Jerusalem and Jericho, getting ready to begin our weekly hike, this time in Wadi Qelt.Ha'etekim Cliffs, Palestinian TerritoriesHa'etekim CliffsPalestinian TerritoriesRain clouds in the distance didn't spoil our hike, only added to the beauty of the light. On this Sunday's (8 Dec.) hike we ascented about 400...Sdot Yam, IsraelSdot YamIsraelend of hike - at Sdot Yam, a kibbutz located on the Mediterranean shore and just south of the archeological ruins of the ancient city of Caesarea,Wadi Qelt (or Kelt), Judean Desert, IsraelWadi Qelt (or Kelt), Judean DesertIsraelWadi Qelt (or in Hebrew Nahal Prat), is a riverbed canyon running from Jerusalem through the Judean Desert, to the Jordan River above the Dead Sea,...Wadi Qelt (or Kelt), Judean Desert, IsraelWadi Qelt (or Kelt), Judean DesertIsraelWadi Qelt (or in Hebrew Nahal Prat), is a riverbed canyon running from Jerusalem through the Judean Desert, to the Jordan River above the Dead Sea,...Mujib Nature Reserve, Al Balqa', JordanMujib Nature ReserveAl Balqa', JordanMujib Canyon was a highlight of my time in Jordan. I met two new friends at the Jordan Tower hostel in Amman and we booked a day trip here through...Beit Hananya, Israel, IsraelBeit Hananya, IsraelIsraelFrom today's hike - a Roman inscription in Latin on the aquaduct: "Emperor Caesar Trajanus Hadrianus Augustus" - indicating that the aquaduct was...Ha'etekim Cliffs, Palestinian TerritoriesHa'etekim CliffsPalestinian TerritoriesOverlooking Einot Tzukim (Ein Feshkha) Nature Reserve and the Dead Sea from Ha'Etekim cliffs. On this Sunday's (8 Dec.) hike we ascented about 400...Mujib Nature Reserve, Al Balqa', JordanMujib Nature ReserveAl Balqa', JordanMujib Canyon -- trekking through a river in this slot canyon for a two hour return hike. My favorite adventure in Jordan! Read more:...Gethsemane, Jerusalem, IsraelGethsemaneJerusalem, IsraelI'm a tree lover and for days I have been looking beyond the city walls to the tree filled Mount Olivet longing to be in their shade. I was very...Judean Desert, IsraelJudean DesertIsraelMy weekly hiking partners, on our way to Wadi Qelt in the Judean Desert, east of Jerusalem. This area is a "rain shadow" type desert. a dry area on...Ha'etekim Cliffs, Palestinian TerritoriesHa'etekim CliffsPalestinian TerritoriesJudean desert scenery, atop Ha'Etekim cliffs. On this Sunday's (8 Dec.) hike we ascented about 400 meters up the Ha'Etekim Cliffs from Ovnat on the...Ha'etekim Cliffs, Palestinian TerritoriesHa'etekim CliffsPalestinian TerritoriesOn this Sunday's (8 Dec.) hike we ascented about 400 meters up the Ha'Etekim Cliffs from Ovnat on the Dead Sea, and then hiked north. At the Qumran...Mujib Nature Reserve, Al Balqa', JordanMujib Nature ReserveAl Balqa', JordanHiking Wadi Mujib in Jordan was a highlight from the trip. We walked through the riverbed in this canyon (be prepared to get very wet) and reached...Ein Tsur Aquaduct, Ramat Hanadiv Nature Park, Israel, IsraelEin Tsur Aquaduct, Ramat Hanadiv Nature Park, IsraelIsraelAs promised, photos from today's hike. A covered aquaduct from the 1st cent, BCE. Water from its spring flows to this day and feeds a swimming pool...Judean Desert, IsraelJudean DesertIsraelMy weekly hiking partners, on our way to Wadi Qelt in the Judean Desert, east of Jerusalem. This area is a "rain shadow" type desert. a dry area on...Wadi Qelt (or Kelt), Judean Desert, IsraelWadi Qelt (or Kelt), Judean DesertIsraelHaving a bit of fun in one of the pools along the way. Wadi Qelt (or in Hebrew Nahal Prat), is a riverbed canyon running from Jerusalem through the...Prat River (Wadi Kelt), IsraelPrat River (Wadi Kelt)IsraelWadi Kelt (or Prat River in Hebrew) begins near Jerusalem at the Ein Fawwar Spring and descends to the east through the Judean Desert. It deepens...Masada, IsraelMasadaIsraelClimb up the Snake Trail to watch teh sunrise over the Dead Sea. It's a spectacular sight! The hike takes about 45 mins, so check when the sun...
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