Israel is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. Throughout the year, people from all over the globe visit this beautiful country. The rise in the tourism industry can be evidenced from the fact that there are hundreds of hotels in the country. From the cheap motels for people who just want accommodation, to five star hotels for those who want luxury living, there’s something for everybody here. Covering over 50% of the total land area of the city, the region is full of different adventures and activities in which to partake. Here are some of the best attractions that you can visit in the South of Israel:
The Negev Desert is an adventurer’s playground. It covers more than half of the total land area of the Israel and offers a litany of different adventures. You can visit some of the most historic sites in the country, including places such as Masada and cities like Beer Sheva. Masada is a UNESCO World Heritage site. There are many natural wonders in the Negev Desert as well, including the Dead Sea and the Ramon Crater. The Dead Sea is also the lowest place on Earth.
Eilat is located in the Southern region of the Negev Desert. It is the southernmost city in Israel, and has a sparse population of just around 50,000 people. Eilat is one of the oldest cities in the world. However, it has developed with modern times, and is now a popular resort by the Red Sea. It is located right on the Gulf of Aqaba. There are many Israel hotels in the city for tourists. Famous attractions include the Dolphin Reef, the Coral Beach Natural Reserve, the IMAX theatre and Kings City, which is a gorgeously designed theme park taken straight out of a scene from the Bible.
Ein Gedi is situated in the Judean Desert, touching the Dead Sea. It is relatively close to the Holy City of Jerusalem, and is one of the most popular hiking spots in Israel. Tourists who are looking to get up close to natural beauty will find the hiking trip to be a once in a lifetime experience. There are spectacular natural pools and botanical gardens, in addition to the gorgeous landscapes that spread for miles in all directions. There is also an amazing resort in Ein Gedi, offering the perfect getaway for people who want to unplug from their busy life.