Dead Sea

Are you ready to sink in to the Dead Sea? But you can’t sink here. Such a geological wonder, where people can’t sink there selves. The Dead Sea is one of the must-do activities in the Middle East. It is located at more than 400 meters below sea level this Great Rift Valley inland lake has an incredibly high salt content due to evaporation being the only water outlet. This reason what causes the bizarre buoyancy of the water. So floating over this water is the highlighted activity here. Apart this here you could also find the excellent hiking opportunities and some really interesting historical remains, including the dramatic Jewish fort of Masada.

Let’s visit the most precious historical place the caves of Qumran, where have been found in 11 caves. The ruins here are not huge, but it was a complex with the kitchen, scriptorium, and refectory can be seen together with two cisterns.This would be a better choice rather than anything, if you are a archaeological person. Before the exploration of amazing caves of Qumran, there’s also an excellent audio visual presentation that helps you make sense of the ruins.

This is the time to relax yourself, Dead Sea offers excellent Spa treatments with the famous Dead Sea mud, sulphur pools, and, of course, the beach fringing that salty Dead Sea water. The mineral beach is the best choice for the people those who looking better place for relaxing. Here you could find the facilities such as a cafe, sun-loungers and sunshades, a swimming pool, and the very necessary fresh-water showers for when you’ve come out of the sea.8639415227_efaa1373f3_z

If you ‘re on a budget travel En Gedi Beach is the right place to take a dip in the Dead Sea, which is a public beach. It’s a no-frills experience, and be aware that the beach is stones rather than sand. Just to the south En Gedi Spa offers a more comfortable beach visit with spa treatments available for visitors as well sulphur pools and a swimming pool.

Don’t forget to visit the Ein Boqeq Beach, which is located on the south western shore of the Dead Sea, has a mineral spring. This beach cum resort has been used for therapeutic purposes since ancient times. This resorts offers a bunch of hotels and spa establishments for both those who are visiting to seek treatment for skin ailments in the Dead Sea, and travelers who just want a Dead Sea experience. The free public beach here is excellent. To the north of town are the remains of the Mezad Boqeq fortress, built by the kings of Judah to provide protection against Moabite attacks.

Enjoy the Dead Sea


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We’re all familiar with the many wonders in the Asia, which is the complex of the glorious beaches and tropical islands, this huge and mammoth continent has more stunning and amazing wonders with unique landscapes which are almost offers breathtaking vistas only, but what about the other natural wonders of Asia? Apart from the usual beaches and islands in Asia you can explore many weird natural wonders. To know more about it, read the below review and begin to explore.

Tubbataha Reef:

Tubbataha Reef is best spot in the Asia and it comes under the seven natural wonders of Asia as well as the seven wonders of the Philippines, which is located in the Sulu Sea offset from the coast of the Philippines. Tubbataha Reef is actually having two coral reef systems among that one is the largest and stretching 10 miles long and 3 miles wide and the second one is smaller measures 3 miles long and 3 km wide. Tubbataha Reef serves as a best sanctuary for more than 1,000 species, where you can especially visit the lionfish, tortoises, manta rays, clown fish and sharks. This protected area covered with the 300 coral species, 400 species of fish, and numerous species of birds. The Tubbataha Reef is the best and must visit wonder in the Asia.

Dead Sea:

Dead Sea located at the border of the Jordan, where you can float over the sea, it sounds weird right! But the Dead Sea allows you to float over it, because Dead Sea is the located lowest point on earth in any land mass compared to the sea level Dead Sea is 417 meters located below. The Dead Sea is really a wonder and most mysterious area in Asia, where you can find any life, because of its salinity. The Dead Sea region is a famous tourist destination because of its historical sites of global importance, where usually thousands of tourist people invade here and history seekers and archeology people also visiting it. There you can also visit the Masada, Qumran and Baptism Site attractions each one will surely impress you by showing its uniqueness.

Niah Cave:

In the best wonders of the Asia’s list must include the Niah Cave located in the Sarawak region Malaysia, where you can find the one big and several smaller caves and also find the popular Painted Cave and the Large Chamber or Padang. Huge walking trails is there to enjoy the Great Cave especially for the tourists people, while walking into the Great Cave you can find the different species of trees and plants with beautiful tropical rainforest. In the Niah Cave you can find the wildlife such as lizards, butterflies and various kinds of birds and more. There you don’t worry about the food because cafeteria offers local and western cuisines. In Miri town you get some junk food or can food and there you can find quite a number of shopping malls around such as Boulevard Shopping Mall, Imperial Mall and Bintang Mall.(image by Alice Esc)4445948738_45de324ae1_z

These are the stunning wonders of the Asia but not usual wonders.

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