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Backpacking in the Land of Craters



Meeting Time:19:00

Completion Time: 22:00


The backpacking club returns to the Negev with a INT classic: a challenging 2 day trek that will take from the southern part of the Judean desert to the heart of the small crater.

Number of participants for this trip is limited to 15.

Trip Itinerary:

Thursday 29th of December: Arrival to Tamar Fort campground

Friday 30th: Descent to Tzafit canyon, Ein Tzafit, Descending Hazera ascent into the Small crater, the gate of Asmadeous, ascend the Eli ascent, small crater campground

Saturday 31th: Hike to Tzafir fort, Descent via Yamin ascent, Hatira canyon, Ascent via Palmach ascent, Ein Yerak’am (possible swimming), ascent to the large fin, end at the colorful sands campground, return to Tel Aviv

Trip costs:

320 NIS for both days NOT including transportation, food, and water transport services (we will be provided with drinking water for the second day, so we won’t need to carry it all on our backs)

Equipment for the trek:

* sleeping bag & warm clothes (the nights in the desert are already cold)

* Tent (up to you, depending on the forecast)

* Food for 2 days

* 4.5L of water per day (you will be able to refill at the end of the first day)


*** Included in the price of the ticket is a non-refundable deposit  fee. This fee is 50 NIS

*** Full refund including deposit fee will be issued upon request no later than 7 days prior to the scheduled start time.

*** Partial refunds will be issued no later than 3 days prior to the trip (50 NIS fee not refunded)

*** No refunds will be issued within 72 hours of the scheduled trip

*** Should a participant cancel his or her ticket, he or she can inquire about moving the ticket to another Finjan event at the same cost.

*** Should a participant request a refund within 72 hours of the scheduled departure time, a full refund can be specially issued if that ticket will be purchased by another participant or someone on the Finjan waiting list.

*** Full refund will be issued should the trip be cancelled or postponed for any reason at the discretion of the trek leader(s).

*** The trek leader(s) has the right to change the location of the trip prior to or throughout the trip based on weather conditions without issuing a refund to participants.

*** The trek leader(s) have full discretion in not allowing a participant to fulfil the trek based on certain health considerations and or lack of proper footwear/water.

*** Price includes a fully license guide and outdoor specialist

This trip is part of the Hiking in Israel community.

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