Holy Land Israel Tour – Negev & Eilat – 3 Day
Start a 3 day Journey through the Holy Land tour sites. Begin in Negev desert, Timna, Underwater observatory, Free day Eilat or *Day tour to Petra (with additional charge), Ramon Crater, Sde Boker, Bedouin hospitality, Airforce museum, and then back Tel Aviv.
Sites across Holy Israel! Recommended trip for families and couples and groups.
Unforgettable Holy Land Israel Tour – Negev & Eilat.
WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT
DAY 1 SUNDAY – NEGEV DESERT, TIMNA, UNDERWATER OBSERVATORY
Travel south through the Negev desert; Stop at Timna, a large geological and archaelological park ; Marvel at the multi colored rock formations and copper mines; View the outstanding Solomon’s pillars. Continue to Eilat, the southernmost resort city on the shores of the Red Sea; Visit the Underwater Observatory marine park, built into a coral reef and enjoy the opportunity for a close up look at the rich life of the Gulf of Eilat.
Overnight in Eilat.
DAY 2 MONDAY – FREE DAY IN EILAT OR *DAY TOUR TO PETRA (WITH ADDITIONAL CHARGE)
After assistance with border formalities,drive straight to Petra, the astonishing rose-red city built by the Nabateans (an early Arab tribe). Petra was renowned for its massive architecture, pools, dams and water channels. The visit begins with the possibility of a short horseback-riding for about 700 m. until the entrance of the Siq, which is about 1.2 km long (walking distance). Petra is famous for its huge monuments such as the treasury, royal tombs, the court, roman theatre, roman street, qasser el- bint (Palace of Pharaoh’s daughter) and many other smaller monuments which fascinate the visitors. The city itself is almost 45 square km and is considered to be the second wonder of the world. After the visit, time for lunch in a nice restaurant. After lunch drive back to border. On the way, a short visit to Aqaba with the possibility to stop and take a walk around. Transfer to the border at around 18:00 p.m and cross back to Eilat .
Overnight in Eilat.
*Visa is required.
DAY 3 TUESDAY – RAMON CRATER, SDE BOKER, BEDOUIN HOSPITALITY, AIRFORCE MUSEUM
Depart Eilat via Mitzpe Ramon; Stop to gaze into the Ramon crater, a geological wonder; Proceed to Sde Boker and see Ben Gurion’s hut and grave overlooking the magnificent Zin valley. Stop for a camel ride and a visit to an authentic Bedouin tent; Learn about the Bedouin hospitality and enjoy a light lunch. Continue to Hatzerim and visit Israel’s Airforce Museum to view the planes and equipment and to hear the story of this brave fighting force.
Return to Tel-Aviv.