Lifa Lookout

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Lifa Lookout is a 2.1 kilometer lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Midreshet Ben-Gurion, HaDarom, Israel that offers scenic views and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and birding and is accessible year-round.

DISTANCE
2.1 km
ELEVATION GAIN
52 m
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

kid friendly

birding

hiking

nature trips

walking

views

historic site

no dogs

If your time is limited but you still want to walk a little and to get acquainted with the desert´s cultural history – this is the hike for you. It is short and easy and intriguing. It comprises of two parts - the park and the village. The park presents a collection of images carved over history in black rocks. These petroglyphs are ancient (and some contemporary) impressions of the way of life and the animals of the desert over time. From the park a short path leads to the neighbouring Bedouin village. An accommodation-tent in the very end of the village offers food and drinks and tales about the Bedouin in the past and the present. After a good story and a strong coffee you can quickly go back to your car, or maybe better do it slowly and earn another glimpse of the desert´s glory. If you feel like spending more time in the area, the accommodation-tent´s owner will be happy to show you around, and if disponible may introduce you to traditional handicrafts or bring you along with the flock for a grazing at the pasture. This hike is short enough to walk with ease in any season of the year.

hiking
6 months ago

Nice and easy....beduin hospitality with Salem was fun !
Try Yahala camp .