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The Length of Israel - a 7 Day Bike Tour

The length of Israel by bicycle

The following route will take you from the cliffs overlooking the Mediterranean, around the Tel Aviv metropolitan area, up to Jerusalem and then south to the open spaces of the Negev.


This route is suitable for hybrid bicycles. It is mainly on road, but at some parts, it will leave the tarmac and follow paved dirt roads, avoiding traffic, and getting closer to the sites along the way. The recommended route is on road, unless otherwise mentioned.


 
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Day 5

 
Ben Gurion's Hut in Sde Boker
Avdat
Avdat
Ramon Crater

From Be'er Sheva to the Ramon Crater.
Apx. 80 Km

 

Follow the desert road # 40 south out of Be'er Sheva. Pass the rolling hills of the Negev, pass the kibbutzim of Mash'abei Sade and Tlalim to Sde Boker, the desert home of David Ben Gurion and the Desert Research Center, of Ben Gurion University. Pass the dry riverbed of the Zin Valley, pass the ancient city of Avdat and climb towards Mitspe Ramon
Over night at  Mitspe Ramon or the Ramon Crater.

The Length of Israel - a 7 Day Bike Tour