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Every Monday and Thursday at 8:00 AM
Looking for a quick hit of adrenaline? Our Dead Sea Adventure Canyoning experience is the best rappelling experience in the Judean Desert, and it's great for beginners! Book with Wild-Trails for a spectacular experience.
Wild-Trails Dead Sea Adventure Canyoning is a weekly tour that will lead you on a gorgeous rappelling experience at one of the most beautiful canyons in the Judean desert. Located to the north of the Dead Sea, above the ancient town of Qumran, this canyon is a magnificent crack that divides the limestone of the Judean Desert's cliffs.
This adventure tour provides a challenging desert experience without too much walking, but with a ton of adrenaline. This adventure doesn’t require previous experience. The tour is led by a professional Wild-Trails adventure guide, who will provide all the training necessary to have a great time, safely.
Click on the "Book Now!" button on the right, and then select the date for which you would like to book the tour. Scroll down to the arrow, and click your way through to fill in your information. You will be all signed up in no time!
The price includes:
--> Guidance by a professional Wild-Trails guide.
--> Desert canyoning and rappelling equipment for the whole trip.
--> Coffee, tea, and cookies throughout the hike.
The price does not include:
--> Personal expenses
--> Transportation (available as an extra service)
--> Entrance fee to Qumran National Park
--> Coverage for any equipment damage incurred due to carelessness or lack of following instructions
--> Anything not agreed upon in advance with Wild-Trails
Qumran National Park is reachable by public transporation or private car.
We’ll meet at the entrance to Qumran national park, where the picnic tables are located under the palm trees.
Before beginning the tour, each participant will receive the necessary gear (helmets, harnesses, etc) that will accompany them throughout the tour.
Then we will hike for 40 minutes, until we reach the top of the canyon. There we will enjoy the astounding view from the lookout over the Dead Sea and Jordan.
After that we will walk into the canyon towards the first cliff that we will rappel down. As a little bonus we will crawl along the ancient stoned-carved aqueduct. We're sure we can leave the rest of the adventure to your imagination.
At the end we will drink warm desert tea, and eat some tasty cookies!
Starting point: Qumran National Park entrance.
Duration: 4.5 hours
Difficulty levels: Walking - easy to moderate, Abseiling/Rappelling – easy
Age groups: 10 and above. Participants under 18 must receive signed permission from parent or legal guardian.
Necessary experience: No previous experience necessary.
Abseiling height: 35 meters.
What to bring: backpack, hat, closed-toe shoes, 2 liters of water, sunblock, snacks, long shirts and pants for crawling, and a change of clothes (optional).
Date and times are subject to changes according to weather conditions, security conditions, and decisions made by the trip leader in the field.