The clear skies of the Negev make it the best place in Israel for a night sky tour, the perfect place to see the heavens above as you have never done before, or
The clear skies of the Negev make it the best place in Israel for a night sky tour, the perfect place to see the heavens above as you have never done before, or could have imagined. An enchanted two hour experience that will never be forgotten, led by an experienced astronomer, at the highest point in the Negev, Mitzpe Ramon, on the cliffs of the magnificent Ramon Crater. Look up with a powerful telescope, and you’ll see the clouds of the Milky Way, observe planets and explore celestial marvels, you’ll discover stars and constellations that tie into Biblical events, Jewish history and the Torah, and learn about how the universe works. This is a totally unique experience!
Observe the best wonders of the night – planets and their moons, star clusters, nebulae, and deep sky objects through a powerful telescope
Understand how the celestial sphere works, observe bright stars, learn their names, see star colors and understand stellar evolution.
Hold “rocks from space”, moon rocks, and rocks from Mars in your hands
Hold a 4.5+ billion year old piece of the original “Tohu Va’vohu” that our earth and solar system were created from!
Leave being able to star gaze on your own after just one evening!
Perfect for beginners, and suitable for ages 6 and up.
Tour begins and ends in Mitzpe Ramon
Tours last for two hours, and generally start at 9.30pm. Exact itineraries are dependent on the seasons and celestial conditions. Tours are generally very small groups. Regular prices can be found below, special pricing for larger groups is available upon request.
This tour may be canceled via email up to 48 hours in advance of the departure time for a 95% refund. Within 48 hours of the start time, cancelations may be made but no refund will be issued.
1 hour activity for 2 to 10 participants with 2 telescopes
2 hour activity for 2 to 40 participants with 4 telescopes and a campfire with snacks