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Ein Prat Nature Reserve (Wadi Qelt): Tours & Tickets

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The desert scenery, abundance of water and varied vegetation create this unique oasis – the Ein Prat Nature Reserve. You will also find monasteries and archaeological findings – remnants of human activity in different periods.
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 17:00
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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East from Almon (Anatot) | Road 437, Israeli Settlement, Kfar Adumim, Palestinian Territories
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+972 2-571-5859
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Reviewed 4 September 2019 via mobile

A wonderful place lots of water all year round. If you will come early enough you can find yourself all alone and it's quiet and beautiful. Great with kids from all ages

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank yardena l
Reviewed 2 July 2019

the spring i went to was closed off to due to water contamination, so there was over 100ppl in the tiniest spring open and trust me that had too much contamination from everyone! was so dissapointing. why don't they put it on the website? i...More

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank Miriam G
Reviewed 2 May 2019

On our 2 day hike from Ramallah to Jericho we crossed beautiful Wadi Quelt. An astonishing wadi (valley) winding through the rocky desert. We avoided the "oficial" entrance as we did not recognize those guarding it as having any authority over it: we walked over...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank abu-sirkis
Reviewed 23 December 2018

This review is for a stunning look-out point over Wadi Qelt (See photo). We watched the sunset here and amongst everything else on a 12 day tour of Israel, this was far and away the highlight of the trip. I could not recommend it more.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank yeesumx
Reviewed 26 July 2018

In the heart of the Palestinian desert is the Wadi Qelt monastery, a Greek-Orthodox monastery built on the side of a cliff. Historically used to protect the monks in an era of turmoil, today, there are numerous monasteries like this one that are just a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank TalalJ557
Reviewed 2 April 2018

We went today to the Ein Prat site which is accessed by car through Anatot and then a longish drive down a newly paved road to the site. No BBQs allowed and much less stray trash than years past. There is a small souvenir store...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank 123Josh
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

A truly astounding place . Within a 15 minutes drive from Jerusalem you feel like you have travelled to an entirely different ecosystem - a true oasis with plentiful water and shade in the middle of the desert. The scenery is stunning and not to...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank SaniJerusalem
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

Very nice place The place its a bit high about 400 meter That give u a wanderfull sight, on the desert of jouda. Wow view one of kind, u have near by e few very big cheap, supermarket very low price, u can by some...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank dudibinyamin
Reviewed 17 August 2017

A canyon which runs from northern Jerusalem to the Jordan river near Jericho. The inresting part is from Almon village to the city of Jericho.( More than 1 day walk). 60% of the route is in or along fresh water. Clean but not potable. Excellent...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Igal C
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

On a hot Friday in July there's no better place to be than sitting in a cool pool of water in the desert with the fish nibbling your feet. You need to be at Ein Prat. The reserve is clean and well kept and needs...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank B1767WEdanim
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Clearisabella
24 June 2017|
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We went with a group so i am not sure if there are buses or tour operator we spend few hours while coming back from dead sea.
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Saul59
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Response from peppell2015 | Reviewed this property |
hi Bob, depends on which hike... we did a hike with 3 young kids to the monastrery and back in about 1 hour.
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