Jeep Tours of the Deserts of Israel with Israel Desert Tours run by Adam Cela.
Jeep Tours of the Deserts of Israel.

The Ramon Machtesh in a Nutshell

Jeep Tours of the Deserts of Israel.

The Ramon Machtesh in a nutshell

Duration: 2 hours

Starts/finishes: Mitzpe Ramon - 09:00 12:00 and 15:00 (in summer later if need be) 

The Ramon Crater, Israel
Israel Desert Tour to the Ramon Crater

Our first stop will be on the edge of the Ramon Machtesh at the top of the Atzmaut Ascent, after a short explanation at the viewpoint we will descend into the Machtesh and cross half it's width to Wadi Ramon where we will stop to explain what a Machtesh is and how it was formed. We will continue across the floor of the Machtesh to the summit of Mt. Gvanim which offers a stunning view of the entire Machtesh and from there along Wadi Gvanim stopping in the shade of an Accaia tree to explain about the flora and fauna of the region before returning to Mitzpe Ramon.

Price: 1-6 participants 785 NIS per "jeep" (locals have to add 135 NIS VAT))
           7-8 participants 980 NIS per "jeep" (locals haver to add 170 NIS VAT)

This tour is also offered as part of a package deal that includes rappelling here

Tourist price, excludes VAT, requires presentation of a valid tourist visa + foreign passport. 

Activity by prior reservation through our office/web site.