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Ein Gedi

Ein Gedi is an oasis area of ​​14,000 dunam is located west of the Dead Sea, Masada and the caves near Qumran - Israel. This place is famous for its extraordinary beauty, such as caves, springs, and the diversity of flora and fauna are rich. And in 1971, Ein Gedi declared a nature reserve and is one of the most important reserves in Israel.

Ein Gedi nature reserve includes two spring-fed river with water flowing throughout the year, namely Nahal David and Nahal Arugot. This place is also used as a sanctuary for many species of plants, birds and animal species. Vegetation, including crops and trees of the desert, tropical, Mediterranean, and regional steppian, like Sodom apple, acacia, jujube, and poplar. But dsini ever there was a disaster, namely in the summer of 2005 nearly two-thirds of this oasis on fire. This happens because a visitor dropped a lit cigarette.

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