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Negev Cycling Tour Package

The Negev Desert in Israel is perfect for biking and cycling tours because it is filled with perfect trails and offers lots of beautiful things to see. With our 4-day cycling tour package, you will ride along the Israeli National Bike Trail, the rim of the Ramon Crater, and the ancient spice route of the Nabateans. You will learn about the desert's history and geology along the way, and leave the experience with both body and mind satisfied. 

Additional Information

Region
Dead Sea

Day 1:

We will meet up at 14:00, where we’ll confirm your registration and get a short run-through of the tour plan for the next 3 days.

Next, we’ll get our bicycles and gear and check that everything is in good working order.

Once that's done we will go on a short hike along the rim of the Ramon Crater to observe this geological phenomenon and get introduced to the region.

Day 2: 

After pick up from Mitzpe Ramon, we'll head to the Midreshet Ben Gurion Equestrian Centre.

From there, we’ll follow the track down one of the four ranges of the Central Negev Highlands, passing spectacular vantage points and cisterns that reveal the secrets of the ancient desert dwellers, the Nabataeans.

Once finish our route we will be transported back to our hotels in Mitzpe Ramon

Difficulty level - Medium

Circular route

Total climb - 400 m

Riding time - 6 hours

 

Day 3:

After pickup from Mitzpe Ramon we will head east to the edge of the crater, to ride the Israeli National Bike Trail.

We’ll enjoy some stunning, flowing and spectacular views of the crater, so be prepared!

From there, we will continue down the ancient virtues of the Ramon Crater.

We will end our ride at the Be’erot parking lot in the Ramon Crater, and be transported back to Mitzpe Ramon.

Meeting point – Desert Shade, Mitzpe Ramon

Length of route - about 38 km

Total climb a - about 350 m

Accumulative decline - 800 m

Difficulty Level - Medium

Riding time - 5 hours

Day 4

On this day we will once again ride on the National Bike Trail.

We'll start the day at Be'erot and head westward to the Prairie Horn.

Throughout the day we will ride across the breadth of the Negev Desert and venture deep into the wilderness. This route goes along the ancient incense route. 

At the end of the day, we'll be transported back to Mitzpe Ramon. 

 

Meeting point – Desert Shade, Mitzpe Ramon

Length of route – about 40 km

Difficulty Level - Medium

Optional - If you would like to continue your cycling adventure on your own, break up the road to the west where you can continue traveling to Eilat.

The price includes: 

Bike and helmet rental

Packed lunch for each day

Pick up from your hotel in Mitzpe Ramon

Transfers

Discounted price when booking accommodations with us

 

The price does not include: 

Other meals or refreshments

Anything not agreed upon in advance

 

Bring with you:

Hat, 2 liters of water per day, closed-toe walking shoes, clothing suitable for cycling, day backpack. 

Route

  1. Mitzpe Ramon