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The Ramon Crater Desert Jeep Tour

The Ramon Machtesh in Depth

The Ramon Machtesh in Depth

Take your 4X4 tour experience to the next level with our in-depth exploration of the Ramon Makhtesh. With a knowledgeable and experienced guide leading the way, you'll be sure to see some of the unique geological formations and fascinating wildlife that make this desert region so special. Our 4-hour tour is the perfect choice for those who want to dive deeper into the wonders of the Makhtesh.

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Duration: 4 hours

Starts/finishes: Mitzpe Ramon - 09:00, 13:00 (in summer later if need be). 

Trail description;

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 continuing to the Ein Sahronim spring and the nearby Nabatean ruins. A short steep jeep ride will bring us to the picturesque Ardon valley with it's unique geological features and from there we will return to Mitzpe Ramon.

Sunday- Friday: 1-6 participants - 1,195 NIS per jeep (locals have to add 205 NIS VAT)
Sunday-Friday: 7-8 participants - 1,365 NIS per jeep (locals have to add 235 NIS VAT)

Saturday: 1-6 participants - 1,450 NIS per jeep (locals have to add 250 NIS VAT)

Saturday: 7-8 participants -1,620 NIS per jeep (locals have to add 275 NIS VAT)

Package deal:
Combines 4 hour guided jeep tour and the introductory rappel, about 5 hours in all.
1 - 6 participants: 1,990 NIS per jeep (locals have to add 340 NIS VAT).
7 - 8 participants: 2,250 NIS per jeep (locals have to add 385 NIS VAT).

Tourist price, excludes VAT, requires presentation of a valid tourist B2 visa

Activity by prior reservation through our office/web site. 

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