THE SOUTH OF ISRAEL AND PETRA:
We have the possibility to drive through the Negev Desert to the city of Eilat or take a domestic flight from Tel Aviv to Eilat and back.
Early morning departure from Jerusalem, visiting the Judea Desert sites: Qumran – the place where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found. Ein Gedi – the place where King David hid for three years of his life, as well as indulging in the beauty of the fresh water waterfall. We will have the unique experience of floating on the unsinkable Dead Sea water, and after lunch we will take the cable-car to the top of the isolated cliff Masada. When we come down, we will drive through the Mitzperamon, ). Thereafter, we can visit Kibbutz Sdeh Boker – the place where Prime Minister Ben Gurion chose to spend his last days as a Kibbutz member, and he also asked to be buried over the great Negev Crater. Also, we can visit the Ancient Nabatinians Town “Ovda”. And then, The Arava Desert to Eilat.
The next day will be a little easier, we will visit Timna Park the place where King Solomon opened the copper mines, and we will have the opportunity to admire nature in its pre-historic beauty. Returning to Eilat we will visit the Underwater Observatory.
We can also visit a very unique jewelry workshop specializing in Eilat stones jewelry.
Early morning pick up at the Jordanian border crossing, and after all logistic arrangements, we will be driving to the ancient hiding Nabatean, in the city of Petra.
It will be a two-day tour, which will be compulsory from January 2016. This will include a day in Petra and a day in Wadiram (overnight in Petra).
The next morning, during the drive back to Tel Aviv, we have the possibility to take a jeep tour in a special crater (Ramon Crater. Depending on the time we have left, we can visit the Israeli Air Force Museum and then back to Tel Aviv.