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Negev Private Day Tour From Jerusalem
"You will drive south from Jerusalem through the Ella Valley where David fought with Goliath; visit the Bet Guvrin caves and then continue to Tel Be’er Sheva a UNESCO’s World Heritage site. This ancient settlement overlooking the modern capital of the Negev Beersheba has retained the ancient name and functioned as the administrative center for the Judean monarchy during the Iron Age beginning some 2800 years ago. Among the most impressive finds here are the corner stones of an altar and a large-scale water project that served the city during both war and peace. We will continue south to Sde Boker a kibbutz in the central Negev and the home of Israel’s first Prime Minister
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Private Tour: Highlights of the Negev From Jerusalem
"Ben Gurion TombBen Gurion the first Prime Minister of Israel and founder of the state preferred to be burred in the Negev than in the pantheon of the Great Leaders of the Nation in the National Cemetery of Har Herzl. He believed that settling in the Negev should be the first and Ein Ovdat is a spring gushing from the narrow canyon boasting a rich flora and unusual ecological system. We will hike in one the pristine places in Israel and enjoy the beauty of the NegevOvdatAn ancient city that was founded as a crossing point for merchants who’ve passed thousands of kil from Arabia to the cities on the shore of Israel to sell perfumes to the roman world. The city conveys the extraordinary story of the perfume road and the settling in the Negev in ancient times.Ramon CraterOne of Israels’ wonders and a unique phenomenon. Geological processes that took m come experience a desert adventure and feel as if you were a perfume merchant walking on this same road
From $540.00
 
Private Tour: Highlights of the Negev from Tel-Aviv
"Ben Gurion Tomb:Ben Gurion the first Prime Minister of Israel and founder of the state prefered to be burried in the Negev than in the pantheon of the Great Leaders of the Nation in the National Cemetary of Har Herzl. He believed that settling in the Negev should be the first and Ein Ovdat is a spring gushing from the narrow canyon boasting a rich flora and unusual ecological system. We will hike in one the pristine places in Israel and enjoy the beauty of the NegevOvdat:An ancient city that was founded as a crossing point for merchants who passed thousands of kilometre from Arabia to the cities on the shore of Israel to sell perfumes to the Roman world. The city conveys the extraordinary story of the perfume road and the settling in the Negev in ancient times.Ramon Crater:One of Israels’ wonders and a unique phenomenon. Geological processes that took mill come experience a desert adventure and feel as if you were a perfume merchant walking on this same road
From $540.00

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Treasury - Al Khazneh

The structure now called the 'treasury' is the first part of Petra's city centre which visitors saw. As they finally reached the end of the Siq, itself always in shade, its twists and turns slowly...
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Monastery - Al Deir

There is no doubt that the structure now called the 'monastery' is absolutely massive (about 48m/158 feet high) and massively impressive simply by virtue of its size. To give a better impression of...
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Siq

I was fortunate enough to have lived in Amman for 5 years in the late 70's and my work often took me to Petra where i managed to visit the Nabataean City several times, and back then it was free for...
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Theatre

Petra's theatre dates from the 1st century AD/CE. The Romans had not taken control at that time although there were strong trading links between the Nabateans and the Roman empire. The tiers of...
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High Place of Sacrifice

*****Way of to the summit of the Petra Mountain is a path where the Nabataeans curved out their most sacred open-air Altar where they performed ritual killings of animals as offer to their Gods....
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Royal Tombs

The East Cliff holds an array of impressive tombs known as the 'Royal tombs'. The cliff is on the right, a little after Petra's theatre, and you'll need to climb up to get to the tombs themselves....
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Djinn Blocks - God Blocks

The modern path from the site entrance leads down a very gradual slope to Bab as-Siq, the entrance to the famous 'Siq' itself. But even though the path you walk upon is modern, it is still Petra....
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Obelisk Tomb

Just after the god-blocks you'll pass what might be considered your first 'proper' Nabatean monument. The Obelisk tomb gets its name...obviously...from the row of obelisks on its upper level, still...
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Visitor Centre

If you have time (and can contain your excitement) then visiting this little museum before setting foot on the site really would be very helpful. As well as displaying many artefacts found on the...
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Bab As-Siq

the Bab Al Siq is the starting point of a Petra Tour. This is the flat trail that goes around from the ticket booth of Petra National Monument and criss crosses the rock hills up to the entrance to...
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Street of Facades

The path from the 'treasury' (the 'outer Siq') curves slightly and gradually opens up into an area called the 'street of facades', named for the numerous...erm..tomb facades with which it is...
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Byzantine Church

Petra's Byzantine church has wonderful mosaics inside but the complex which surrounds it is also worth an exploration. A small courtyard area at the front has many pieces of carved masonry on display...
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Water Supply

The Nabateans, being masters of water related architecture, build water channels that starts at the moses spring in wadi musa and goes into a large dam and assorted underground and above ground...
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Little Petra

As you come into the third wider space of 'Little Petra', still honeycombed with worn-away caves, dwelling-places and stairs, you'll see rock-cut steps rising steeply in front of you. I climbed...
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