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Canyoning in Qumran (Daily Tour)

Qumran Canyon is the perfect destination for rappelling in Israel, with its tall cliffs, astounding landscapes, and a touch of history. We run this canyoning adventure twice a week, so it is perfect for individuals looking for that hit of adrenaline, even if they don't have any experience rappelling! Our guides are trained and licensed, so they'll make sure your adventure canyoning in Qumran is fun and safe!   

 

Every Monday and Thursday at 8:00 am

Additional Information

Region

Itinerary: 

We’ll meet at the entrance to Qumran National Park, near the picnic tables.

Before we set off on a hike, each participant will receive the necessary gear (helmets, harnesses, etc) that will accompany them throughout the tour.

Our peaceful hike will last 40 minutes until we reach the top of the canyon. We will take a moment to enjoy the view of the Dead Sea and Jordan.   

Next, we will walk into the canyon towards our first cliff, and begin rappelling! We will rappel down two more cliffs, each more exciting than the previous one. As a bonus, we will crawl along the ancient stoned-carved aqueduct, and learn a bit about the story of the historical site we're in. 

In the end, we will drink hot desert tea, and eat some tasty cookies!

 

Duration: 4.5 hours

 

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).

 

Ages: 10 and above. Participants under 18 must receive signed permission from parents or legal guardian.

 

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

 

The price includes: 

Guidance

Training

Safety equipment 

Tea and cookies

 

The price does not include: 

Transportation 

Entrance fees to Qumran National Park

Water

Anything not agreed upon in advance

Route

  1. Jerusalem