|PRICE:||From USD 759 per person (twin share)|
Experience the magic of Israel's south with this unique 3 day tour of Eilat, the Negev Desert, and an optional trip to Jordan's Petra. See the Copper Mines of King solomon, visit Eilat's underwater observatory, explore Eilat and the Red Sea coastal resort, or see the scenic Jordanian desert with a spectacular tour to explore the rose-red city of Petra. Visit Mitzpeh Ramon to gaze into the Ramon Crater, see Israel's first Prime Minister's Hut and grave, and visit an authentic Bedouin tent followed by a visit to Israel's Air Force Museum - all in 3 jam-packed days!
Sunday | Pickup / Negev Desert
08:00 – Starts Jerusalem. Travel south into the Negev desert; Drive to Timna to see the copper mines of King Solomon and marvel at the huge multi-colored rock formations. Visit the Eilat underwater observatory, built into a coral reef and one of the largest sea aquariums in the world.
Monday | Free Day (or fully day Petra tour)
Enjoy a free day in Eilat today exploring the Red Sea coastal resort OR Leave Eilat early in the morning, crossing the Arava border and drive through the scenic Jordanian desert. Enjoy a spectacular tour exploring the rose-red city of Petra. Enjoy a short horse ride, and then travel on foot through the awesome ‘SIQ’ Valley. Visit the Treasury, and explore hundreds of buildings, tombs, temples, and a 3,000-seat theater from the first-century AD. Stop for lunch, followed by a visit to Moses Spring before leaving Wadi Moussa. Drive to Aqaba for a short city tour, returning to the Arava border and back to Eilat hotel (Includes lunch).
Tuesday| Bedouin Experience
Stop at Mitzpeh Ramon to gaze into the Ramon Crater, an amazing geological wonder. Visit Sde Boker and see Ben Gurion’s Hut and grave, overlooking the magnificent Zin valley. Drive through Negev Desert for a camel riding experience and a visit to an authentic Bedouin tent; Learn about the Bedouin hospitality and enjoy a light lunch. Visit Israel’s Air Force Museum at Hatzerim to view the planes and equipment and to hear the story of this brave fighting force. Drive back to Tel-Aviv.
Finish: 17:00 Tel-Aviv
The above tour packages includes the following:
- English Speaking guide for all touring
- A/C coach for touring in a group
- Twin room accommodation in chosen class of hotels on BB basis (HB where indicated)
- Entrance fees for the above mentioned sites
The above mentioned does not include:
- Any extra meals or beverages or hotel extras
- Tips for guides & drivers
- Any personal expenses
- Passport, visa and border crossing fees
- Travel insurance
- Anything not mentioned in inclusions