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Negev Desert Tour

The Negev Desert Tour is a suggested itinerary for the best site to visit in the Negev Desert. Including places to eat and much more! For the Ultimate Travel Guide read my Desert Negev Guide!

Tour Details

08:00 O'CLOCK

EIN AVDAT NATIONAL PARK

Ein Avdat is a canyon in the Negev, south of Kibbutz Sde Boker. Archaeological evidence shows that Ein Avdat was inhabited by Nabateans and Catholic monks. Numerous springs at the southern opening of the canyon empty into deep pools in a series of waterfalls.

HIGHLIGHTS

Ein Avdat Pools

11:00 O'CLOCK

Ben Gurion Desert Home

Ben-Gurion's hut was the retirement home of Israeli Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion and his wife Paula from the years 1953 until Ben-Gurion's death in 1973.

HIGHLIGHTS

David's Ben Gurion Book Library

12:00 O'CLOCK

AVDAT NATIONAL PARK

Avdat is a site of a ruined Nabataean city. It was the most important city on the Incense Route after Petra, between the 1st century BCE and the 7th century CE.

HIGHLIGHTS

The Temple of Avdat

13:00 O'CLOCK

LUNCHTIME

At Beresheet Hotel you'll find a needed rest from a long day. The hotel has two Kosher restaurants open for lunchtime, both with a great view towards our next stop Ramon Crater.

HIGHLIGHTS

Enjoying Our Food and the View

13:00 O'CLOCK

RAMON CRATER

Makhtesh Ramon (Crater in Hebrew)  is a unique geological feature of Israel's Negev desert. It is not an impact crater from a meteor nor a volcanic crater formed by a volcanic eruption, but rather is the world's largest "erosion cirque".

HIGHLIGHTS

Exploring the Crater Unique Features