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Address: Eilat, Israel
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Exotic and not exosting

It's a short track, close to the city and yet giving you the feeling of the desert. The rocks are of real red color, a lot of shade in the canyon (important almost all year... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 February 2017
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Yehud, Israel
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

First thing to write is to remind visitors that the start of this hike is a full thirty minute drive from the northern end of Eilat. Take that into consideration when deciding on and planning a visit. There have not been incidents in years here, but the ride is adjacent to the Egyptian border. At one point, I passed an... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2017

There are 2 car parking areas with the first one being about 1 kilometre from start of trek. If you choose the 2nd car park, the drive is a little scary as it is a dirt road with very soft areas. I started walking the green (easiest) route but could not complete it as about half way I decided that... More 

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Yehud, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

It's a short track, close to the city and yet giving you the feeling of the desert. The rocks are of real red color, a lot of shade in the canyon (important almost all year round!) and the desert around...

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Thank noptpet
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

A very nice and interesting experience for both mature and families with children. Not so hard walking along the canyon with its desert view.

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Thank Rami A
Jerusalem, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

If you are visiting Eilat and like to do something else it's a wonderful place for an easy hike, I recommend it for families with children.

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Thank Arie H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017

Upon entering, you will surely be picked up from the mailbox map sidewalks. It's a wonderful place to delight the eye and spirit. It's not a difficult hike, I recommend it for families with children, only you'd better take along drinking more water.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017

Great hiking trail of Red Canyon is about 15 miles from Eilat and you can combine the trip with Timna. If you have a car take Route 12 out of Eilat . The Red Canyon hike is beautiful and not difficult. Makes you think about hiking in Utah.

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Stara Lubovna, Slovakia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

Wonderland starts not in the canyon itself, it starts right as you divert from the highway! Route to the parking is amazing, track to the canyon is unforgettable as well as plants along the track. As you enter the canyon, you will be amazed how many red hues exists. The best part is blue track which takes you above the... More 

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Woodmere, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

This hike throough the red canyon was amazing. Did not plan on doing it but so happy we did. The family loved it. Can be a quick hike or as long as you want to make it. Not too challenging as I did it with a full cast on my are. But a lot f fun

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New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

Went with my family mid January. This is the perfect hike. Beautiful nature. Not too long but with just the right amount of difficulty to make it an adventure. I highly recommend.

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