Enjoy a 2-hour 4x4 jeep tour to Ramon Crater from Mitzpe Ramon. A Machtesh or a crater is a unique geological phenomenon, exists only in the Negev desert, Israel. A jeep tour in the crater is absolutely the best way to experience the essence of desert adventure. Along the tour you will pass through countless earth colors, Beautiful landscapes and interesting points. Along the tour we will tackle some hard and rugged trails, climb up mountains to see the magnificent desert landscape, cross dry river beds, taste and smell some of the unique desert vegetation, observe local wildlife and touch and feel the rare minerals of earth. The tour is accompanied by a professional tour guide, certified by the Israeli ministry of tourism.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Ramon Crater, Mitspe Ramon, Southern DistrictStart your morning or evening tour from Mitzpe Ramon and head down the road 40 to the depths of the crater. Leave the paved road and climb up on a 4×4 trail to the most amazing observation point at Mt. Gvanim. From that point you will have a panoramic view, 360 degrees and see the whole dimension of the crater with its' beautiful colors and shapes. Next, continue driving on 4×4 trails to Wadi Zochalim (reptiles valley) and cross the road to wadi Gvanim. You will stop under the shade of the Acacia trees and get to know the desert world of plants and wildlife.Next drive across the crater on the pipeline road, visit Beerot campground for refreshment and next we will visit one of the rehabilitated Quarries. You will then be taken back to the highway and drive back to Mitzpe Ramon.Duration: 2 hours