7 days in Southern District Itinerary

7 days in Southern District Itinerary

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Kiryat Gat
— 1 day
2
Mitspe Ramon
— 2 nights
3
Eilat
— 4 nights

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Kiryat Gat

Kiryat Gat ©
Kiryat Gat, is a city in the Southern District of Israel. Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Bet Guvrin-Maresha National Park, thensample the tasty concoctions at Negev Brewery, and then pause for some photo ops at Black Arrow Memorial.

For ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Kiryat Gat road trip planner.

Tel Aviv to Kiryat Gat is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Kiryat Gat can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can drive to Mitspe Ramon.

Things to do in Kiryat Gat

Nature Parks Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Black Arrow Memorial
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Bet Guvrin-Maresha National Park ©
Bet Guvrin-Maresha National Park

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Mitspe Ramon

Mitspe Ramon ©
Founded in 1951, the small desert town of Mitspe Ramon overlooks the Ramon Crater, a massive 40 km (24 mi) long dip in the Negev desert, created by erosion and notable for its interesting rock formations.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): wander the wide-open spaces of The Alpaca Farm, thenexplore the stunning scenery at Avdat National Park, thendelve into the distant past at Shivta, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Zin River. On the 7th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic natural features at Ramon Crater, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and then get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Mitspe Ramon vacation planner.

Getting from Kiryat Gat to Mitspe Ramon by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Kiryat Gat in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Mitspe Ramon, with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Eilat.

Things to do in Mitspe Ramon

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Shivta, Zin River
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Ramon Crater ©
Ramon Crater
Avdat National Park ©
Avdat National Park
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours

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Eilat

At the northern extreme of the Red Sea sits Eilat, a resort town popular with domestic and international tourists.
Eilat is known for wildlife, zoos & aquariums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, observe the fascinating underwater world at Underwater Observatory Marine Park, browse the different shops at Ice Mall, and stroll through Dolphin Reef.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Eilat trip tool.

You can drive from Mitspe Ramon to Eilat in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. While traveling from Mitspe Ramon, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Eilat, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Eilat

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Dolphin Reef ©
Dolphin Reef
Underwater Observatory Marine Park ©
Underwater Observatory Marine Park