Ramon Crater in a Nutshell 4X4 Tour for Individuals and Small Groups
Instead of paying for a private jeep - book your seat only on this great tour of the Ramon Crater (Makhtesh) in the heart of the Negev Desert
This is a 2.5 hour long tour in a closed, air conditioned, jeep. The tour includes the highlights of the Ramon Crater and it's amazing Geological features, breathtaking landscape, unique plant and animal world and human history. All tours are guided in English by local, experienced guides.
per adult from
2 hours 30 minutes
What's included :
- Comfortable A.C. 4X4
- Pickup and return to MItzpe Ramon
What's excluded :
- Food and drinks. Please bring your own water bottles and snacks
- This 2.5 hour tour offers the amazing off-road desert experience to individuals and small parties who do not wish to pay for a private jeep tour. The tour starts with a pickup from the entrance to the visitor center in the town of Mitzpe Ramon.
The tour goes into the the Ramon crater and visits many of the geological highlights of this amazing realm of rocks.
During the tour we will explore the ancient layers of sedimentary rock, climb the windy road to some amazing viewpoints, discuss the mining operation and the recent restoration of abandoned mining sites, stalk some of the local wildlife (with our cameras only) and, time permitting, stop for a tea break under one of the impressive Acacia trees.
The jeeps and Land-Rovers used for this tour can seat up to 6 or 8 people. Passengers are kindly requested to show consideration towards one another and switch seats between the various stops, so everyone gets to enjoy the front window view.
All tours are guided by local experienced guides, who will be happy to share the knowledge and experience of the desert and Israel in general.
Departure Point :Mitzpe Ramon Visitors Center, Ma'ale Ben Tur St, Mitzpe Ramon, Israel
Traveler pickup is offered
Departure Point: Mitzpe Ramon visitor center entrance.Return point: Mitzpe Ramon visitor center entrance.Dates: Daily, Sunday through Thursday.
Departure Time :10:00 AM
Return Detail :Returns to original departure point
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Most travelers can participate
- Not recommended for travelers with back problems
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Children must be accompanied by an adult
- We will need a copy of your passport at the time of the tour to grant the VAT deduction (listed rates are VAT free).
- Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately, and expect changes to the itinerary.
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.