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The Rebirth of River Zin

Be prepared to watch one of the most menacing natural wonders of Israel


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Annually after the draught, mountains gather an immense amount of water waiting to burst out any minute. The flood may be a real danger, when you go hiking nearby unprepared, as the power of water streaming from the hills sweeps everything on its way. However, the rebirth of Zin River gathers plenty of watchers raring to see it happening. The event is ancient and there are several records of the flood in the Old Testament. Therefore, apart from an amazing scenery, plenty of people who come to see the water flows believe in the powerful sacral meaning of this natural phenomenon. If you want to get first-hand experience watching this natural wonder and one of the most mysterious events dating back to the ancient times, don't hesitate to set off for your journey at this time of year! The dates can change each year, so we suggest to have plan B in case the rebirth isn't happening while you are there.

The Zin river starts close to Mitzpe Ramon and flows all the way to the Dead Sea.

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