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The Ramon Machtesh in depth

The Ramon Machtesh in depth

Duration: 4 hours

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



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.

Price: 6 seat Landrover Discovery 1,200 NIS per jeep (up to 6 passengers) or 1,025 NIS for tourists.
           8 seat Landrover Defender 1,450 NIS per jeep (up to 8 passengers) or 1,240 NIS for tourits

Package deal: combines 4 hour guided jeep tour and the introductory rappel, about 5 hours in all.
                         1 - 6 participants: 1,850 NIS per jeep (up to 6 passengers) or 1,600 NIS for tourists.
                         7 - 8 participants: 2,065 NIS per jeep (up to 8 passengers0 or 1,800 NIS for tourists.

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

Activity by prior reservation through our office/web site.