Hostel in Ein Gedi, Israel

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Get to know Ein Gedi (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Ein Gedi. To help you make friends with Ein Gedi before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!

The oasis Ein Gedi, Israel, is situated west of the Dead Sea in the Judean Desert. It is considered to be one of the largest and the most important oasis in Israel. It is also well known as an excellent hiking area. The varied landscapes and beautiful gardens attract national as well as international tourists. The park covers an area of fourteen square kilometres. Ein Gedi nature reserve has two spring-fed streams, Nahal David and Nahal Arugot. These streams have flowing water all year-round. Ein Gedi is a one-hour drive from Jerusalem. If you start from Tel Aviv, head to Jerusalem on Route One and continue the journey on Route Ninety along the Dead Sea. It takes around two hours to get from Tel Aviv to Ein Gedi.

The climate by the Dead Sea is hot and very dry. There are only fifteen days with precipitation over the year. In winter, the daily maximum temperatures range from twenty-six to thirty degrees Celsius. Avoid the summer months, since the average maximum temperature usually hit forty degrees Celsius.

Ein Gedi is a small place. The number of accommodations such as Ein Gedi, Israel hostels and hotels is limited. However, the quality of your Ein Gedi, Israel hostel is very good, and free Wi-Fi is included. You can find hotels in Ein Gedi, but the rooms can be very pricey. If you cannot find a place to stay and you travel by car, check out Arad and Metsoke Dragot. Both places are nearby and they offer additional hostels for a reasonable price.

Ein Gedi Botanical Garden is the only botanical garden worldwide where you can find a community resident on the premises. The Cactus Garden is well worth seeing. This garden boasts over a thousand species and it is used as a source for the numerous smaller cactus gardens in the Kibbutz. The Eco Park is a very informative place to learn more about the environmental challenges in Israel today. The Eco Park includes a Zoo with peacocks, lemurs, and many more animals. If you look for some relaxation, try out the Ein Gedi Spa Beach.

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FAQ about Ein Gedi Hostels

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Your Packing List for Ein Gedi

Your Packing List for Ein Gedi

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Ein Gedi Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Ein Gedi, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
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