"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
"Start your morning or evening tour from Mitzpe Ramon and head down the road 40 to the depths of the crater. Leave the paved road and climb up on a 4×4 trail to the most amazing observation point at Mt. Gvanim. From that point you will have a pa 360 degrees and see the whole dimension of the crater with its' beautiful colors and shapes. Next continue driving on 4×4 trails to Wadi Zochalim (reptiles valley) and cross the road to wadi Gvanim. You will stop under the shade of the Acacia trees and get to know the desert world of plants and wildlife.Next drive across the crater on the pip visit Beerot campground for refreshment and next we will visit one of the rehabilitated Quarries. You will then be taken back to the highway and drive back to Mitzpe Ramon.""""Enjoy a 2-hour 4x4 jeep tour to Ramon Crater from Mitzpe Ramon. A Machtesh or a crater is a unique geological phenomenon exists only in the Negev desert
Private Half Day Tour to Mount Nebo and Madaba With The Archaeological Park From Dead Sea
"You will leave the Dead Sea Hotel to climb up Mount Nebo where Prophet Moses is said to have died. You will enjoy the view of the Holy Land and the Jordan Valley and you will also see more mosaics found inside the church of Mount Nebo. Off to visit Madaba a city known for its mosaics. The most popular and well known is the ancient mosaic map of Jordan and the Holy Land of the 6th century in the Saint George Ortho marked with the points of interest of some historical stories recorded in the Bible. Proceed to the archaeological park just a few minute's walk to the south-east of St George's Church.You will then be returned to your hotel in the Dead Sea.""""Enjoy a private half day tour to tow of the most popular mosaic attraction in Jordan Mount Nebo and Madaba. Start by climbing up to Mount Nebo where Prophet Moses is said to have died. You will have a great view of the charming Jordan Valley and Dead Sea Also the Historical Church And Mousa's Stick shows how old this place is. Off to visit Madaba the city of mosaic its houses the most famous mosaic map of Jordan. Continue on foot to visit the archaeological park where you will see more incredible mosaic title=Highlights&1=Explore+the+local+streets+on+a+walking+tour+of+the+city&2=Free+hotel+pickup+and+drop-off+included&3=Led+by+a+local+guide&4=Private+tour+is+operated+with+just+your+party+and+a+guide%2Fdriver
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...
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...