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Timna Park Sunset Tour

Get ready for a half-day tour of the incredible Timna Park in the heart of the stunning Negev desert in southern Israel! This amazing attraction is a must-see for adventurers and explorers alike.

We’ll start our self-guided geological and historical adventure with a visit to the breathtaking Mushroom, one of the most impressive geological formations in the area. This striking red sandstone beauty has been shaped by rapid erosion, creating a fascinating sight that will leave you awestruck.

But that’s not all! We’ll also travel back to an ancient workstation where copper was melted to create tools, weapons, and ornaments. It’s like stepping back into history and seeing how people lived and worked centuries ago!

The adventure at Timna Park doesn’t stop there! We’ll continue on to see other amazing sights like The Arches and Solomon’s Pillars – unique geological structures that will leave you feeling like you’re on another planet. And the best part? We’ll also explore the remains of an Egyptian temple dedicated to the Goddess Hathor and check out ancient rock carvings depicting King Ramses III.

But don’t worry, we’ve saved the best for last! We’ll end our tour at Timna Lake, the perfect place to relax and unwind after a day of adventure. You can take in the stunning landscape, collect bottles of colored sandstone as souvenirs, or quench your thirst with some refreshing drinks from the concession stand.

If you want to learn even more about the sites we’ll be seeing, make sure to download our free travel app to your smartphone. It’s packed with all the information you need to make the most of your visit to Timna Park. So, what are you waiting for? Let’s go explore!

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  • Experience panoramic views that will take your breath away.
  • Step Back in Time: Uncover the mysteries of ancient copper mining and imagine what life was like for the people who worked these mines.
  • Discover ancient Egyptian ruins and artifacts, and learn about the fascinating history of the region.
  • Be amazed by the remarkable and unique natural geological formations found only in Timna Park


Tour Itinerary

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    Half Day Tour

    16:00 – Pickup from Abraham Eilat
    16:30 – Start your adventure at Timna Park with a brief multimedia presentation
    17:00 – Explore the Mushroom, the Arches, and the Solomon Pillars
    19:00 – Timna Lake- Enjoy free time in the desert oasis, make yourself a coloured sand souvenir.
    20:00 – Depart Timna Park
    20:30 – Arrive back in Abraham Eilat

    *All times are approximate

Good to Know

  • Timna Park is located in the Negev Desert, so it can get quite hot during the day. Make sure to bring sunscreen, a hat, and plenty of water to stay hydrated.
  • The tour is a self-guided adventure through the ancient copper mines and natural geological formations, so you'll have the freedom to explore at your own pace.
  • The Mushroom, The Arches, and Solomon's Pillars are some of the most unique and impressive geological formations in the area, so make sure to have your camera ready to capture some stunning photos.
  • The tour is suitable for children, but be aware that there may be some walking involved and some areas may not be stroller-friendly.




  • Transportation to and from Eilat, and within Timna Park
  • Self-guiding materials are available for FREE – Abraham Tours App (Available on Google Play and App store).


  • Entrance fee to Timna (35 ILS – discounted price for Abraham Travelers)
  • Dinner
  • Guide (self-guiding materials available)

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What is Timna Park?

Timna Park is a nature reserve located in the Negev Desert of southern Israel. It is home to unique geological formations, ancient copper mines, and Egyptian ruins.

What can I expect to see on the tour of Timna Park?

Our half-day tour of Timna Park will take you on a self-guided adventure through the ancient copper mines, where you’ll learn about the history of copper mining in the region. You’ll also have the chance to witness incredible natural geological formations, including the Mushroom, The Arches, and Solomon’s Pillars. Additionally, you’ll visit the remains of an ancient Egyptian temple dedicated to the Goddess Hathor, and see rock carvings that depict King Ramses III.

What should I bring with me on the tour?

We recommend bringing comfortable walking shoes, sunscreen, a hat, and plenty of water. Additionally, you may want to bring a camera to capture the stunning natural beauty of Timna Park.

Can I buy food or drinks at Timna Park?

Yes, there is a concession stand at Timna Lake where you can purchase drinks and snacks.

Is the tour suitable for children?

Yes, the tour is suitable for children. They will love exploring the ancient copper mines and marveling at the natural geological formations.

Is the tour accessible for people with disabilities?

Timna Park is partially accessible for people with disabilities, with designated parking spots, ramps, and accessible restrooms. However, some areas may be difficult to access for people with mobility issues.

How long is the tour?

The tour is a half-day tour, with pick up at 8:00 am and drop off at 12:00 pm in Eilat.


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