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Ramon Crater

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“jeep tour”(65 reviews)
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Mitspe Ramon, Israel
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The hotel was wonderful and the food amazing. The service was impeccable and the staff was the best. They told care of us and when we had an occasion to be in the hospital for a night, they called and checked on us and even...More

Thank tonia821
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent the night in Mizpe Ramon and did a tour of the visitors center in the late afternoon. There was much good informatiom that prepared us for a jeep ride into the crater the next morning. The total experience was worth the trip. We...More

Thank Trek296160
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went on a 2 hour private jeep tour as a family of 4. The scenery was incredible. Pictures cannot capture the size of the crater. There are clay "mines" and swimming holes here. Would highly recommend this. We went in August and it was...More

Thank Watrbaby
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great experience! See and experience the wilderness (and with a real town with real hotels nearby). The young ones loved it and the older ones did OK too. One can say that a desert is a desert is a desert, but we joyed it. We...More

1  Thank Buc_Haish
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visit in Ramon crater during the day is amazing experience. I started from Barashit hotel drive by car to the lower part of the crater To the "HaMinsara" climb on the hill and enjoyed the view. Drive 2min to the colorful sands and swim in...More

Thank yossi m
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Magical place, incredible landscapes, great hikes for every different level, from beginner to advanced

Thank Luca G
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Amazing, stunning views, a MUST visit in Israel. It took us 2 hours and a half from Herzelia. Great to disconnect away from everything and discover the wonders of Mother Nature;)

Thank Elsa S
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

The crater called the Mahktesh cannot be believed until viewed and traveled into. Of course you need a 4 wheel vehicle and that is when you call Deep Desert. The erosion caused by the winter rain storms is dramatic. The roads have to be worked...More

Thank sngeranium
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Visited Maktesh Ramon with my parents, popped in to the visitor's centre to pick a few maps and brochures, and set off to take a look at "Camel Rock" nearby (free), which had excellent views, including a drive-up viewing area which was very handy for...More

1  Thank JenMosh
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

Great place to visit. Gorgeous scenery. Our family went rappelling, very safe and lots of fun. Highly recommend this place.

Thank Laurent A
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3 May 2018|
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Response from Bill L | Reviewed this property |
Unless you are only going to the crater it is best to rent a car.
26 March 2018|
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Response from RAH47 | Reviewed this property |
Worth it to invest in the tour of crater- you need a Range River type vehicle to go off road and see the best sites. It’s dangerous to do alone. Star gazing - and sunrise- free and you are positioned perfectly at the hotel... More
3 October 2017|
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Response from hotels_resorts | Reviewed this property |
Ein Gedi is a beautiful place near the Dead Sea. It was one of our favourite places that we hiked. You will need a couple of days (minimum) for Jerusalem. Take the tunnels, go to Yad Vashem, the Israel Museum (you could... More