Eilat Jeep & 4WD tours

Our most recommended Eilat Jeep & 4WD tours

From Eliat: Red Canyon Guided Tour

1. From Eliat: Red Canyon Guided Tour

Start with pickup from your hotel in Eilat in a jeep. Travel for 20 minutes to the Red Canyon located in the nearby mountains of Eilat. Upon arrival, enjoy a scenic walk for 90 minutes through the canyon. Learn about the geology and history of the region.  Admire the vibrant pink color of the gorges and discover the various rock formations created by water and wind erosion over millions of years. Take a moderately challenging hike in the direction of Ein Natafim. Finally, take in the beautiful views from the Mount Yoash observation point. See 4 different countries from this unique vantage point, as well as the Gulf of Eilat. Afterwards, be returned to your hotel in Eilat.

Eilat Mountains: Sunset Jeep Adventure to Mount Joash

2. Eilat Mountains: Sunset Jeep Adventure to Mount Joash

After pickup from your hotel, head to the jeep gathering point. From this point you'll ascend through the wadi along Nahal Solomon, Rehoboam Nahal, Jehoshaphat Nahal up to 725 meters above sea level on the way to Mount Joash. At a few stopping points, your guide will share stories about the history of the area.  You'll also stop for a little picnic with pita bread with local labane cheese and a cup of herbal tea, before continuing up to the last point of your trip. From this observation point you'll be able to see four countries, Israel, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and Jordan. After visiting Mount Joash you'll head back to your hotel.

From Eilat: 2-Day Petra & Wadi Rum Tour with Camp Stay

3. From Eilat: 2-Day Petra & Wadi Rum Tour with Camp Stay

Petra is the most famous tourist site in Jordan today. Petra was once occupied by the Nabateans, and almost everything in Petra was constructed by them. Visiting Petra, you'll be able to see over 800 objects, including the famous treasury, temples, mourning houses, caves, and more. Wadi Rum is everything you'd expect of a quintessential desert: extreme in heat in the summer and freezing temperatures in the winter. It is violent and moody as the sun slices through the chiseled canyons at dawn or melts the division between rock and sand at dusk. It is exacting on the Bedouin who live in it and vengeful on those who ignore the dangers it presents. Experience its power and beauty with your expert guide. Your tour will begin with a pick up from your hotel in Eilat at 08:30 AM. After crossing the Arava border, you will drive to Wadi Musa Petra and tour the site. After the tour, you will eat lunch in Petra and drive to Wadi Rum and stay overnight at an authentic Bedouin camp. Along the way, you will learn all about the Nabataeans, their history, their art, gods, and the Bedouin way of life. Upgrade your experience in the desert to a 4-star tent with a private bathroom which includes a shower and a toilet in the tent.

From Eilat, Jerusalem, Tel Aviv: Petra & Wadi Rum 3-Day Tour

4. From Eilat, Jerusalem, Tel Aviv: Petra & Wadi Rum 3-Day Tour

Day 1: Start your tour from Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, or Eilat, depending on the option selected. Cross the border into Jordan and travel to the port city of Aqaba. Enjoy some time to relax in the city, before continuing to Wadi Rum. Arrive at the Bedouin campsite accommodation in Wadi Rum and take in your new surroundings and the scenic views. Once settled into the campsite, head out on a jeep safari tour in the afternoon as the sun begins to set and the air becomes cooler. Enjoy an overnight stay in the camp where you will indulge in an authentic Jordanian meal for dinner. Day 2: As the sun rises in the morning, enjoy breakfast and the view before traveling to Petra. Upon arrival, take a guided tour of this iconic site and get a deeper insight into the history of the ancient Nabatean city. See the most important structures of the site including the famous treasury, the Khazneh. Stay overnight at a hotel in Petra. Day 3:  Depart from Wadi Rum in the morning and explore Petra at your own pace. Revisit sites from the previous day, or uncover new ones. Hike to the Monastery and explore some lesser-visited parts of the complex. After the final day of sightseeing, travel back to the border and return to your original starting point.

From Eilat: 2-Day Petra and Wadi Rum Experience

5. From Eilat: 2-Day Petra and Wadi Rum Experience

Day 1: Leaving Eilat, you will head toward the Jordanian border. You will cross via the Arava Border Crossing, entering Jordan through the famous port city of Aqaba. In Aqaba, you will experience a traditional Jordanian brunch that includes hummus, falafel, foul, salads, fresh pita bread, and more. From there you will continue on to take in the exquisite desert landscape at Wadi Rum, which was made famous in the west by the film “Lawrence of Arabia”. You will travel through the vast scenic desert valley on a 4×4 Jeep tour, which will provide you with the best possible experience of this moon-like landscape. Following your Jeep ride, you will make your way to a unique Bedouin experience in the heart of the dunes and cliffs of Wadi Rum. There you will enjoy classic Bedouin hospitality, including a delicious Bedouin-style dinner and a comfortable bed for the night. Before going to sleep, you can sit beneath the clear desert skies and stargaze, as you drink a cup of Bedouin tea. Day 2: Waking up early the next morning, you will have breakfast before boarding the bus and departing for Petra. This day of the trip is focused entirely on Petra, a famous heritage site set in a stunning red sandstone landscape. One of the new Seven Wonders of the World and the highlight of this trip, Petra was once a major crossroads of the ancient Near East, and its Nabataean people flourished through commerce. You will have the whole morning to tour Petra with your guide, before taking a lunch break at a local restaurant. Later in the afternoon, you will have the opportunity to explore on your own the various sites, such as the monastery.

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What people are saying about Eilat

Highly recommend! Our guide, Alex, was knowledgeable and entertaining. He kept us laughing while still pointing out all the interesting points. We were picked up from our hotel, started our tour and made several stops for pictures along the way. The jeep made a break for tea and pita with a final stop at the top of a mountain where you can see several surrounding countries. We took photos at sunset before heading back. It is worth adding to your Eilat trip!

The tour guide for this adventure is multilingual, extremely knowledgeable about this location, is friendly and funny, and great driver in rough terrain, and I will be recommending this tour to anyone who comes to Israel.

Loved it! Fully recommended it. Both, wadi rum and Petra are amazing!!! If possible, try to take the 3 day tour instead of 2 days so you can fully enjoy Petra.

The canyon is very beautiful. The driver was friendly and also gave us other tips about Eilat. Everything went well with the pickup.

Petra and Wadi are worth the trip. Our tour guide is friendly, knowledgeable and so helpful.