Price: $155

Rappelling in the Qumran gorge. The Dead Sea.
The tour is available in the period from October to April.
The full list of the Rappelling programs offered can be viewed here

The Qumran gorge is where the famous Dead Sea Scrolls have been found. According to one of the theories, in the 1st century BC a religious hermit community of the Essenes had existed in Qumran, to whom these manuscripts probably belonged. We will undertake a trip to the hard-to-reach recesses of the Qumran community. A scenic trail rises to the canyon bed, which offers a panoramic and breathtaking views of the Dead Sea and the Jordanian Mountains. Descending the ropes on dry cascade waterfalls allows you to peek into the most hidden corners of the gorge. Air saturated with mineral salts, strengthens the nervous and the cardiovascular body systems. All this, combined with the history and unique nature of Qumran, serves as the best recipe for interesting, unusual and a very informative recreation.

*Minimum group size: 3 persons.

The price includes:

  • Transportation
  • Equipment set (UIAA*/CE** certified)
  • A certified*** instructor
  • Insurance
  • Tons of fun

Price does not include:

  • Entrance fee to the Qumran reserve (approx. 3 USD)
  • Lunch

* UIAA – International Climbing and Mountaineering Federation
** CE – European standard product compliance
*** – Wingate Institute Certification

The participant must have with him:

  • 3 liters of water — obligatory!
  • Outdoor sports shoes – obligatory!
  • Headdress – obligatory!
  • Sun block
  • Sunglasses
  • Small backpack for personal items
  • Light snacks for a break during the trip
  • An extra set of clothes and shoes (which we will leave in the car)

No previous experience or special physical fitness is required for participating in the tour. The route difficulty is suitable for children of 7 years and older.

Attention! Since Rappelling is a type of active tourism, special insurance is required («Active Tourism» etc.)!
For details and terms contact us, travel agencies or insurance companies!

Cancellation conditions:
  1. In case of a cancellation 5 days or more before the date of the tour, 30% of the excursion cost per person is not refunded;
  2. In case of a cancellation less than 5 days before the date of the tour , or a no-show – no refund is available;
  3. The company reserves the right to cancel the tour due to weather conditions.