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About 4x4Desert
4X4Desert is the only touring company in MItzpe Ramon offering affordable per-ticket rates for independent travelers and small parties! Join one of our open-group desert adventures: 4X4 Jeep tours, rappelling (abseiling) and hiking in Mitzpe Ramon and the Ramon Crater.
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Ramon Crater in a Nutshell 4X4 Tour for Individuals and Small Groups
You’ll need a rugged, 4WD vehicle to explore the Ramon Crater, but pricey private tours can cut into a travel budget. Join a small group of fellow travelers for a cost-effective alternative on a half-day 4WD tour of the Ramon Crater that features local geology, abandoned mines, and wildlife, with a tea break in the shade of a vast acacia tree.
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2 hours 30 minutes
from $78.00
Rappelling in Mitzpe Ramon - off the rim of the Ramon Crater
Imagine standing on the edge of the awesome view at the cliff of the Ramon crater. Now imagine doing this while hanging off this cliff... Rappelling (abseiling) is extremely safe and secure, but it will still get your heart pumping and your blood rushing, like no other desert activity.

Without any prior experience we'll get you sliding down the face of the cliff with ease. All you need, really, is a daring heart. We will provide all of the safety gear needed, and our certified instructors will work 1 on 1 with you to coach you safely down the cliff. You control your own speed and descent, but we have a full backup system in work throughout the descent.

This is without a doubt one of the best activities that we at 4X4Desert have to offer.
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60 to 150 minutes
from $147.00
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Reviewed 6 days ago

First, this company has the best price and is extremely convenient if you are traveling solo or in a very small group. Second, Moshe was an awesome guide, explaining how the maktesh came into being, its history and the various geological formations. Third the 4x4...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank michaelkE3369DH
Reviewed October 6, 2019 via mobile

taking a trip off road when you are in the desert is essential if you really want a good views as well as discovering the geology and natural history of the area. Fortunately I can confirm that this small excursion provided both those elements, well...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank dutchjonnie
Reviewed August 9, 2019 via mobile

My girlfriend and I thoroughly enjoyed our 4x4 tour through Makhtesh Ramon with this company. Our guide was really personable and fun and knew a great deal about the history, geology and nature of the area. The tour was also fantastic value as we only...More

Thank Jimbosg12
Reviewed August 8, 2019 via mobile

Effy was our tour guide and we were very lucky that it was only us in the jeep! He explained the crator and how it was formed really well and showed us lots of wildlife.

Thank ben9871
Reviewed July 10, 2019

Had a great tour to the "Machtesh" on a hot summer day. That said the weather was better than I expected. The trip was fascinating and we learned much about the ecosystem in the area. A must experience for anyone n the area.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank BenBMD
Reviewed June 12, 2019 via mobile

I was staying in Mizpe Ramon for two days and had the opportunity to participate in this amazing excursion into the desert. Our guide was fun, à good driver and very knowledgeable. He introduced us to the secrets of this very special place, explaining the...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank JB-0n-the-move
Reviewed May 3, 2019 via mobile

We enjoyed a great time with our guide exploring the Ramon crater. It was super informative, we learnt a lot about the wild life in the desert and enjoyed pittoresque outlooks.

Thank TerraElle
Reviewed May 1, 2019 via mobile

What a perfect tour. So glad I booked it. Met the guide (who was perfectly on time) and immediately felt at ease. The area is already spectacular but the guide brought out a whole new range of things I didn't know and didn't see, from...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Tamar G
Reviewed May 1, 2019 via mobile

From the moment we were picked up the guide's enthusiasm and passion for this breathtaking 'crater' (though technically it isn't a crater in the strictest terms as you'll learn during the tour) shone through. We spent 3 hours driving, walking, exploring and learning about this...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank YorkZucchi
Reviewed March 8, 2019

Thanks Moshe for answering all of our questions. The tour was the best on our trip to Mizpe Ramon. We were taught a lot about the Makthtesh Ramon and the geological background. We enjoyed the passion of our guide and the way he explained. Thank...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Yaakov
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Response from YoashLi | Property representative |
Hello and thank you for your inquiry. We offer several activities that can include rappelling. The ideal combination is our group jeep tour that leaves daily (sun-thurs) at 10am, and lasts for 2.5 hours, combined with... More
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