Territorial records – it is relative. If in order to reach the highest point on earth, you must be a top-class mountain climber, in order to reach the lowest point on the planet, quite simply come to Israel. Here, at a depth of 417 meters below sea level, lies one of the most beautiful pearls of the world of nature – Dead Sea. Dead Sea – a pool at the center of the Syro-African Rift, its length 45 km, Maximum width – 15. But it is also very salty pool in the world – the salt concentration reaches here 340 grams per liter (ten times higher than in the Mediterranean Sea), so you can swim in it without making any effort to In order to remain on the surface, can only enjoy the sunshine and gentle flying in from the desert breeze. However, no living organism in these waters can not exist – hence the name. And yet Dead Sea – the sea of life.
Thanks to the many minerals dissolved in water, healing oxygen and bromine vapor in the air, incredible mud on the sea floor, hot sulfur spring, the sun's rays that pass through natural filter – an additional layer of air chetyrehsotmetrovy and therefore do not burn – thanks to all that the Dead Sea turned into a health resort. Tourists come here from all over the world, not only then, to relax and soak up the many spas, but also enjoy the breathtaking scenery and learn a variety of attractions. And there are many natural phenomena: salt "sculptures", which grew at the banks of the serene sea, the remnants of prehistoric settlements found on the slopes of the hills, springs, flowing at the foot of the cliffs and shy mountain goats, who, seeing people run away in dry riverbeds. Operates around the sea developed tourist industry. You can go on walks or ride a camel, jeep or bike or do sneplingom – the descent from the cliffs by a rope. Your name is beautiful and natural corners – an oasis of Ein Gedi, Eynot Tsukim, Nahal Nahal David and Arugot, historical sites – Masada, Qumran caves, where they found the Dead Sea Scrolls, you will see cozy hyraxes, which are in Israel is called "rock rabbits", agile lizards, we have aforementioned mountain goats, unusual vegetation and enjoy the unique atmosphere of the desert. Further information can be found on the website of the Ministry Israel Tourism