Ramon Crater, Mitspe Ramon

A geological formation echoing the region's oceanic past, Ramon Crater lies in the heart of the desert. Covered by water millions of years ago, the crater was carved out and eroded as the sea slowly drained away, leaving the exposed rock you see today. Encounter this stark lunar-like expanse by foot or vehicle, making your way down the 500 m (1,640 ft) deep cavity. Stop off at the visitor center for a more in-depth look at the landform's history. Bring plenty of water and sunscreen, and avoid hiking in the mid-day heat. Put Ramon Crater into our Mitspe Ramon online trip builder to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Mitspe Ramon.
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  • The vista from the top is impressive and being inside with the different sites and colours is also awesome. We were driving though towards Eilat and took advantage of a few of the official sites just....  more »
  • This is a rather unique crater in the desert south of Israel. You can make apx. half a day of hiking in the crater, although the magic rubs off quickly as it gets boring after 30 minutes or so, since....  more »

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