Adventure Caving in Haritun - Wild-Trails

Adventure Caving in Haritun

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Come on and join us for an exceptional Indiana Jones crawling experience in the 3-D maze of one of the biggest caves in Israel. Book with Wild-Trails for a spectacular experience.



The Adventure:

This expedition will bring you a rush of adrenaline, as you explore the Judean Desert from above and below. You will learn the fascinating story of Haritun Cave, a network of dwellings carved into the mountainside. The cave is a labyrinth of low passages and, so it is easy to get lost – but don’t worry, our professional guides know every tunnel and hall.



The tour will take you over the Tekoa canyon, with a glimpse of the Byzantine Laura monastery, which was abandoned by monks a long time ago. Upon entering the cave from the side of the cliff, you will receive caving equipment, and safety instructions. From that point, you’ll be free to experience the flood of emotions that will invade your mind, as you discover this breathtaking network of caves.

This historical and surprising adventure will carve memories that will last you a lifetime.



Just like Indiana Jones, this exploration journey will make or break you. You will discover your capacity to handle tight spaces, and maybe even find your calling during this breathtaking journey.


The price includes:

  • Guidance.
  • A 2-way satellite communication device (will be held by the tour leader).
  • Desert caving equipment.
  • Coffee, tea, and cookies throughout the hike. 

The price does not include:

  • Personal expenses.
  • Transportation (extra service)
  • Personal equipment or any gear that is written in the gear requirements appendix (please let us know in advance and we will try to help you get all the necessary gear for the trip).
  • Anything that was not specified under the section “The price includes” or was not agreed upon in advance.
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Meet at Jerusalem city center and head to the cave, driving via the famous Herodion.

After 20 minutes drive, we will park the cars and start our adventure! Participants will receive all the necessary equipment. 

We will walk above a narrow canyon, using the starlight to find our way through the desert blackout where monks used to live 2000 years ago.

Once we reach the cave we'll dive in for an underground adventure!

You love this trip but cannot join on regular days?

click on the inquire booking button to schedule a more convenient time! 

Duration of activity: approx. 5 hours.

Starting point: Jerusalem.

Difficulty levels: Walking - easy Caving – extreme Abseiling – easy

Age groups: 12 and above. Participants under 18 must have a permission signed be parent or legal guardian. 

Necessary experience: There is no need for previous experience.

Trail length: 0.5 kilometers.

What to bring: Closed-toe shoes / hat / long clothes / 3 liters of water / sunblock / snacks / extra clothes

Trip and times are subject to changes according to weather conditions, security conditions and decisions made by the trip leader in the field.


  1. Jerusalem