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!
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.
Ein Avdat Pools
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.
David's Ben Gurion Book Library
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.
The Temple of Avdat
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.
Enjoying Our Food and the View
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".
Exploring the Crater Unique Features