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Eilat Mountains: Sunset Jeep Adventure to Mount Joash

1. Eilat Mountains: Sunset Jeep Adventure to Mount Joash

After pickup from your hotel, head to the jeep gathering point. From this point you'll ascend through the wadi along Nahal Solomon, Rehoboam Nahal, Jehoshaphat Nahal up to 725 meters above sea level on the way to Mount Joash. At a few stopping points, your guide will share stories about the history of the area.  You'll also stop for a little picnic with pita bread with local labane cheese and a cup of herbal tea, before continuing up to the last point of your trip. From this observation point you'll be able to see four countries, Israel, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and Jordan. After visiting Mount Joash you'll head back to your hotel.

Eilat: Summer Night Guided Tour with Picnic in the Mountains

2. Eilat: Summer Night Guided Tour with Picnic in the Mountains

A fascinating night jeep tour in the Eilat Mountains will introduce you to the mysterious desert world at night. You will be able to observe the life of the night dwellers of the desert, enjoy the view of the night sky, explore the constellations using a telescope, and also relax by the fire with a cup of herbal tea and cakes with local cheese. And we will end our tour with a panorama of the Gulf of Eilat framed by night lights. The tour begins with pick-up from hotels to the gathering point. From there we will enter into the darkness of the Eilat Mountains. We will advance through the desert and try to find night animals with flashlights. On the way we will stop for a star observation. In the observation we will learn to identify the most famous star shapes. Later, we will go and stop for a picnic into the night and use a telescope to see stars closer. After the picnic, drivers will scatter you in hotels.

From Eliat: Red Canyon Guided Tour

3. From Eliat: Red Canyon Guided Tour

Start with pickup from your hotel in Eilat in a jeep. Travel for 20 minutes to the Red Canyon located in the nearby mountains of Eilat. Upon arrival, enjoy a scenic walk for 90 minutes through the canyon. Learn about the geology and history of the region.  Admire the vibrant pink color of the gorges and discover the various rock formations created by water and wind erosion over millions of years. Take a moderately challenging hike in the direction of Ein Natafim. Finally, take in the beautiful views from the Mount Yoash observation point. See 4 different countries from this unique vantage point, as well as the Gulf of Eilat. Afterwards, be returned to your hotel in Eilat.

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What people are saying about Negev Desert

Overall rating

4.4 / 5

based on 86 reviews

Great guide (english)! Funny and entertaining. Marvelous final destination with great views. Perfect for sundown watching and photos. And it was not full at all. Next to our group there was only one more vehicle. Totally recommendable.

was fun trip, definitely hot so drink more water and take. good to go with hiking shoes and try to put some long sleeve cotton t-shirts so won't burn . overall nice trip. Thank you to our guide

Excellent tour! Beautiful landscape, and great tour guides. Thank you Alex and Avi!

A fun and interesting trip for those that love natural environs

A great mostly off road tour of the Eilat mountains.