Explore the beauty and history of the desert with the Timna Tour from Eilat. Just 25 kilometers north of Israel’s most southern city is Timna Park, a stunning desert reserve with breathtaking scenery.
Explore the beauty and history of the desert with the Timna Tour from Eilat. Just 25 kilometers north of Israel’s most southern city is Timna Park, a stunning desert reserve with breathtaking scenery. It is a horseshoe-shaped valley with very steep cliffs. At the center sits Mount Timna. Take this one-day tour and you will have the opportunity to explore the beauty of this amazing site.
Because of its location, Timna Park is also home to precious minerals like copper and iron. Here you will find one of the oldest copper mines in the world. As you are exploring the park with your tour, you will learn about the history surrounding this ancient mine, including its ties to ancient Egyptian mythology. After leaving Timna Park, you will return back to Eilat.
**This tour is available all year round**
“It was a great tour of Timna with a very gentle guide! We really enjoyed your tour!” -Gilles, France
“The half day tour with Sami to Timna Park was fantastic, we were able to see the important historical sights.” -Joyce, USA
Highlights of the Timna Park Tour
Hotel or accommodations pickup in Eilat
Explore the beauty of Timna Park with English explanations
Learn about the oldest copper mine in the world and its ties to Egypt
Get dropped off back in Eilat at the end of the tour
10:00 – Pickup from your hotel or address in Eilat
10:30 – Visit Timna Park and enjoy a tour with explanations in English
12:30 – Enjoy the colored sands of Timna with our special fun activity
13:00 – Watch the presentation: “Kingdom of Mines During the Journey to Egypt”