Eilat Mountains Jeep Tour
An exciting 4×4 adventure to take us off-road into the Mountains north of Eilat, one of the most popular areas in Israel for jeep tours. There we will navigate our way through the most remarkable desert landscapes in Israel, also home to the famous Red Canyon.
This fun and affordable trip that the whole family can enjoy starts with a stop at Solomon’s Valley. Our Jeep safari will follow the ancient Mecca pilgrim trail as it winds up the heights of the Eilat Mountains. Enjoy the breathtaking scenery from the highest summits that span across the Red Sea and four countries – Israel, Jordan, Egypt, and Saudi Arabia.
At Netafim Spring, the only spring in the Eilat Mountains, we will explore the local flora and fauna, such as ibex and hyrax who call this region home. Here we will also make a pitstop for Bedouin style tea.
Before we head back to Eilat, we will stop for a photo opportunity with the endless Sinai Mountains behind us. We will reach Eilat just in time for lunch.
For a complete experience of the desert combine this tour with our Timna Park Highlights and the tour of the Red Canyon, Desert and Kibbutz life.
- Off-road adventure in an open-air Land Rover jeep!
- Explore the local wildlife and stunning coloured mountains
- Enjoy freshly brewed Bedouin style tea
- Take a group picture with the endless Sinai Mountains
- Witness four countries and the Red Sea in one viewpoint!
- One of the best locations for jeep tours in Israel
- DAY TOUR
13:30 – Depart from Eilat and start driving off-road in the desert
13:30-17:30 – Explore Nahal Shlomo, Mt. Rehav`am, Nahal Yehoshafat, “darb al-hajj,” Mt. Yehoash, and the Ein Netafim spring.
16:30 – Bedouin tea break
17:30 – Arrive back in Eilat
**In extreme weather conditions, the tour itinerary is subject to change
**From time to time, the Bedouin tea break will be replaced with a 1-hour hike in the Red Canyon.
Good to Know
- What to bring: hat, sunscreen, walking shoes, water and snacks
- The open-air jeeps will allow us to enjoy the refreshing cool mountain breeze
- Pick up point: Shfifon St 3, Eilat
- In extreme weather conditions, the tour itinerary is subject to change
- Pickup and return to our meeting point in Eilat
- Local Guide
- Land Rover 4×4 Jeep
- Bedouin-style tea
- Food and extra drinks
Is this tour considered adventurous or extreme?
The Jeep offroading will be bumpy but is not extreme. Great fun for the whole family!
Is this tour suitable for everyone?
This tour is designed to be accessible to everyone. However, it is not recommended for pregnant women or anyone with a back injury to join the tour as the roads might be bumpy at times.
What kind of jeeps do we travel with?
We usually head out with open-air Land Rover jeeps, equipt with seats for up to eight passengers per vehicle
What’s the best time to take a jeep tour?
The best time to go on a jeep tour in Eilat or Israel generally is between October to March.
Weather in these months allows for comfortable 4×4 adventure and easier weather for hiking.
What are the main highlights of the tour?
Our Land Rover 4×4 jeeps will meet you at our meeting point from which we will head out to the desert. On the tour, we will drive through part of the ancient pilgrim road to Mecca, try to find the end of the Sinai Mountains on the horizon and hear about the local geology and wildlife. Before heading back we will drink warm tea and take in the views of the stunning mountains and of the Red Sea.
Who are the guides?
The driver will also be your guide on this tour. With his years of living in the region and experience in the desert, he will make sure to enrich your experience and introduce you to a new world!
How to get to Eilat from Jerusalem using public transportation?
The distance from Jerusalem to Eilat is 314 km (195 miles), you can easily travel to Eilat using the bus run by Egged Public Transportation. The ride from Jerusalem to Eilat is around 4-5 hours long. Unfortunately, there is no train service at the moment but direct domestic flights are available from Ben Gurion Airport Terminal 1.