Run at the lowest point on earth! Just south of Masada, a pedestrian/cycle path runs for 9 km along the Dead Sea between Ein Bokek and Neve Zohar. The area is known as Dead Sea Resorts. There are great views of the water and surrounding mountains. Our thanks to Michael Fuchs for suggesting this route!
The path starts 3 km north of Ein Bokek at the “Lowest Point on Earth” sign. The paved path runs along Highway 90, but is well separated by a barrier, and the traffic is manageable. There are some hotels and commercial businesses, and a couple of street crossings/roundabouts. There are a couple of short sections of clay tile/brick at the crossing in Ein Bokek and Neve Zohar. The south end of the path is just past the Leonardo Club Hotel Dead Sea and a bit north of the Neve Zohar beach.
Pro Tip: Get a post-run treatment at the famed Zohar Hot Springs!
Note: Very exposed and can be blazingly hot at certain times of year.
- Up to 9 km (5.6 miles) one-way
- Flat...and below sea level
- Ein Bobek Beach, Neve Zohar, or anywhere along path