Explore the place that is synonymous with a superb off-road adventure. Visit the Negev, a desert and semi-desert region of southern Israel, Dead Sea Works, Pillar of Salt, King Solomon's pillars, Coral World Underwater Observatory and more.
Start from Tel-Aviv via Jerusalem, crossing the Judean Desert.
The journey continues all the way to the Dead Sea until we reach the area of Mt Sodom.
Shortstop to see the famous pillar of salt, which according to the Holy Bible, was Lot's wife who was transfigured after she looked back at Sodom.
Travel past the Dead Sea Works and watch out for the production of raw materials for cosmetic products.
Travel south through the Negev's Desert and visit Timna Valley. En route, visit King Solomon's pillars, ancient copper mines and multi-coloured rock erosion formations.
Arrival in Eilat at around 3:00 pm where we enjoy sightseeing in the city. We will also visit the malachite stone factory plan.
Overnight in Eilat.
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A day of relaxation, or stroll in the familiarity of Eilat, you may go shopping, or go out swimming in the Red Sea.
You can choose to relax in the swimming pool of the hotel.
Can either go out for Red Sea cruises or enjoy a tour to Petra from Eilat (Cost- $195; Schedule (07:30 am - 7:30 pm).
Start driving from the hotel to the Coral World Underwater Observatory and see multi-coloured fish and corals and watch out for the fauna and flora of the Red Sea museum.
Enjoy swimming with dolphins at the dolphinarium.
Around 11:00 am, get back to the hotel for the check-out.
Depart from Eilat via Mitzpe Ramon in the desert of the Negev.
En route, visit the Makhtech Ramon, a geological feature of Israel's Negev desert. The landform is not actually an impact crater from a meteor but erosion formation is the world's largest Makhtesh.
Visit the ruined Nabataean city of Avdat. It was the most important city on the Incense Route after Petra. It was founded in the 3rd-century BC and was inhabited by Nabataeans, Romans, and Byzantines.
Proceed to Sde Boker, a kibbutz, best known as the retirement home of Israel's first Prime Minister, David Ben-Gurion. Witness Ben Gurion’s hut and grave overlooking the magnificent desert of Zin.
From Sde Boker travel via Beer Sheba and journey back to Tel-Aviv.
End of the tour.
English speaking guide/driver.
Luxurious air-conditioned tourist private car only.
Lodging : 2 overnights at the hotel in Eilat and the fees for driver/guide overnight stay at the hotel in Eilat (single room).
Half board basis in Eilat hotel.
Know before you go
For the interested tourists, it is possible to organize for them a one-day optional regular Itinerary (with a local Jordanian tour guide), from Elat to Aqaba & Petra. The cost 195$ USD for the trip, and the remainder of the expenses.
Tax border: Israeli side $31 (USD), Jordan side $15 (USD), Transportation & Assistant in the border $14 (USD) needed to be paid in cash in the border to the assistant, a total of 60$ USD.(Globally the total cost for the tour 255$ USD p.p).