The Ein Gedi Nature Reserve is a dreamy mix of natural waterfalls, botanical gardens, and roaming wildlife. In addition to this, it has nine hiking trails and is nearby to both the Dead Sea and Masada.
Timna Park, located near Eilat in the Negev Desert, is one of the most popular attractions in Israel for its colourful and spectacular rock formations known as Solomon’s Pillars. It is also home to the oldest copper mine ever discovered.
Arguably Israel’s most beautiful national park, Gan HaShlosha – also known by its Arabic name, Sachne – is located in the Lower Galilee region. Its idyllic pools of water are fed by natural springs and are surrounded by palm trees and other lush greenery.
The Dead Sea
One of Israel’s most popular attractions, the Dead Sea never fails to take one’s breathe away as this photo demonstrates!
Rosh HaNikra grottoes
With its glistening turquoise water surrounded by stunning geological formations, these grottoes, located at Israel’s northwestern tip, are one of the country’s most beautiful natural wonders.
Coral reefs, Eilat
The Red Sea waters of Eilat, Israel’s southernmost city, are home to stunning coral reefs, colourful fish, and dolphins. Snorkeling or scuba diving here is bound to leave you mesmerised.
The Sea of Galilee
Also known as Lake Kinneret, this is Israel’s largest fresh water lake, popular for its beaches, holy sites, and hot springs. Its serene waters and mountainous surroundings are quite a sight.
The Hula Valley
Each year, thousands of birds of over 300 different species migrate through this valley located in the Upper Galilee in Israel’s north. This is a truly spectacular sight that attracts bird watchers from all over the world.
Red Canyon, Eilat
The beaming sun paints these grand natural canyons in Israel’s Negev Desert a vibrant reddish colour, making this one of the most spectacular areas to hike in the country.
This cave in the Judean Mountains is an underground wonderland of stalactites and stalagmites that were formed millions of years ago.
Lake Ram is a large lake located in the crater of a dormant volcano in Israel’s Golan Heights region, which is fed by rainwater and an underground spring.
Ein HaNatziv, located in a Kibbutz with the same name in Israel’s northern Beit She’an Valley, is arguably the most beautiful natural spring in the country.
It’s not quite the Niagara Falls, but this waterfall – the largest in Israel – is nevertheless a stunning sight located amidst the wonderful scenery of the Banias Nature Reserve in the northern Golan region.
Sunset over Tel Aviv
Tel Aviv’s sunsets are nothing short of spectacular, as this photo proves!
Snow covered Mount Hermon
The novelty of seeing a snow covered mountain with a ski resort in Israel can certainly take one’s breathe away, and is testament to the sheer diversity and natural beauty of this country.