Hiking the Central Negev

From deep canyons to peaks with 360° view. immerse yourself in the Desert atmosphere.


View of Negev Desert from Hod Akav

Akev

Sde Boker classic hike

An exciting ascend to “Hod Akev” (Needle of the Heel), one of the most rewarding view points in the central Negev, followed by a visit to “Ein Akev”, a magical desert spring.

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Region – Central Negev
Distance – 17.5 Km (11 Km Short version)
Accumulated Climb – 350 m
Difficulty – Hard. (A steep and exposed ascend)
For Private or Public transport directions, use Google Maps –
Tsin stream below Midreshet Ben Gurion

Sunset on Havrim hiking trail

Ein Avdat Hike

A desert Spring and a Marl Wadi

An easy and rewarding hike. Visit the beautiful spring of Ein Avdat. Climb the sheer cliff on an exciting path cut into the rock and descend back gently thru the magical Havarim wadi.

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Region – Central Negev
Distance – 12.0 Km
Accumulated Climb – 180 m
Difficulty – Easy.
For Private or Public transport directions, use Google Maps –
Tsin stream below Midreshet Ben Gurion

Mount Ardon

One of the best view-points on Makhtesh Ramon

A short but tough hike. A steep ascend to the Ardon table shape mountain in the middle of makhtesh Ramon.

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Region – Central Negev
Distance – 6.5 Km.
Accumulated Climb – 300 m. (Very steep)
Difficulty – Difficult.
For Private transport directions, use Google Maps –
Ardon day camp parking