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Canyoning in Israel - Rahaf Canyon

For all you nature and adventure lovers out there, the Rahaf Canyon in the Judean desert is calling.  Book with WILD-TRAILS for an adventure of a lifetime.

The Adventure:

The Rahaf Canyon gives the ultimate desert canyoning experience for those who are not professional but outdoor challenge seekers. This excursion will take you to the heart of the Judean Desert with a professional and experienced guide from our brand “Wild-Trails”. The canyon will lead you through 12 breathtaking cliffs using professional abseiling equipment and techniques. This will leave you with your mouth wide open, excited and thrilled for a long time, and that is guaranteed.

Be sure that you will never forget the beautiful moments and special experience of abseiling into a deep canyon corridors.

This incredible excursion to the Rahaf Canyon is the most unique and the most extreme of all canyons available for non-professionals. You can enjoy its beauty, uncover its secrets and raise your adrenaline to the roof with no previous experience needed.
This trip will leave you speechless, even if you have already explored many canyons before.

The price includes:

  • Guidance.
  • A 2-way satellite communication device for any kind of emergency event that might happen (will be held by the trip leader).
  • Desert canyoning and abseiling equipment for the whole trip.
  • Coffee, tea and cakes 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).
  • Personal expenses coverage for any damage to the equipment due to carelessness or disobedience to the trip leaders.
  • Anything that was not specified under the section “The price includes” or was not agreed in advance in writing against “Wild-Trails”.

Trail Description:

We will meet in the entrance to the trial nearby “Masada” intersection, in the southern part of the Dead Sea & Judaean desert.

Before starting the hike, we will do a complete brief and hand every hiker a personal set of our quality desert canyoning equipment.

Now, we can start our crazy adventure! We will hike through the fascinating views of the desert.

We will follow the trail, overlook the Dead Sea from a beautiful observation spot and finally enter inside a narrow canyon, where flash flood waters flow only several times a year.

Then, we will abseil unique cliffs and at once we will find ourselves in the heart of the canyon. We will walk through a series of gorgeous passages all the way down until we reach the deepest place on the Earth.


You love this trip but cannot join during regular days? Click the INQUIRE BOOKING button and ask about a more convenient day for you!

Duration of activity: approx. 7 hours.

Starting point: Arad / Dead Sea Adventure Hostel / Hotels around the Dead Sea / Jerusalem.

Difficulty levels: Walking - moderate, Swimming – easy, Abseiling – moderate.

Age groups: 12 and above. Participants under 18 must file a permission signed by their parents or a legal guardian.

Necessary experience: There is no need for previous experience.

Abseiling height: 45 meters.

Trail length: 5 kilometers.

What shall I bring: Full shoes and hat / 3 liters of water / sunblock / snacks / extra clothes

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


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