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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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Barry S wrote a review Mar 2020
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Noam was a terrific tour guide. He knowledgeable in geology. He answered all our questions. He was a very safe driver.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Alla K wrote a review Mar 2020
Toronto, Canada52 contributions12 helpful votes
Desert is mesmerizing- everyone knows it. But we got so lucky as the desert was blooming with the flowers (doesn't happen very often). Our guide and driver Yonathan was very good. He showed us so many things, explained a lot of the geographical and historical location. This trip was a real treat. We enjoed it so much
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Alla K wrote a review Mar 2020
Toronto, Canada52 contributions12 helpful votes
Great tour, very knowledgeable guide Jonathan. Fascinating experience. I would encourage everyone who visits Israel to book this tour. You will not regret it
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Ken C wrote a review Dec 2019
New York City, New York15 contributions5 helpful votes
We used this company for a Jeep tour of the Ramon crater. our guide was Moshe and he was superb. He made the desert come alive. He used visuals to explain how the crater was formed and demonstrated his knowledge of rock formations , plant life , wildlife and general history. The tour actually went longer then 2.5 hours and we enjoyed every minute of it. Hope all the guides are as good as Moshe.
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Michael K wrote a review Dec 2019
West Orange, New Jersey50 contributions22 helpful votes
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 trip is really fun. We explored the flora, including some that turn into soap, and tasted a horseradish plant. You really get to see the beauty of the place. Great way to see the place especially if you don’t have time for extensive hike.
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Date of experience: November 2019
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