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Intergalactic Negev Nights: Deep Space in the Deep Desert


375 NIS
Per person
Aug
02
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Aug
03
375 NIS
Per person

TRIP DETAILS

Meeting Time:14:00

Completion Time: 14:00

Difficulty Level: Intermediate

TRIP OVERVIEW

We are headed back where the stars shine brightest: Sky safari, sunrise hike and the sweet desert air!

Join us for a night in the desert touring our vast galaxy with professional-grade equipment and local astronomers. After a night under the changing night sky, we will head out for a sunrise hike around the Ramon Crater towards Mount Saharonim

Down by Mitzpe Ramon, deep in the Negev, is the best place to view the night sky without any sky pollution or interference. Just a couple of hours away from the bustle of Tel Aviv, you can relax, off the grid and in a beautifully serene environment while experiencing the ultimate sky safari in the crisp, desert air.

Trip info:

We will leave Tel Aviv at 14:00 and head south to the Ramon Crater with a stop along the way, arriving to our campground in the early evening hours.

At the campground, we will link-up with our astronomy experts and learn about the night sky, our galaxy and beyond! If we are lucky, we will get to see the Peresid Meteors flying by

In the morning we will do a optional short sunrise hike (up to 3 hours, medium difficulty level) and head back to Tel Aviv around 14:00

Early discount tickets will be available in limited quantity on a first-come, first-serve basis for 325 NIS. Regular priced tickets will then be sold at a price of 375 NIS.

What’s included in the price:

  • Full transport from Tel Aviv and back (pickup points en route)
  • Astronomy outing and sky safari of the night sky with heavy-duty telescopes and a professional guide.
  • A sunrise hike to Mount Saharonim (within the Crater)
  • Licenced, insured and certified Israeli tour guide from Finjan
  • Coffee!

What’s not included in the price:

  • Food and beverages (there are no facilities whatsoever on the camping ground).
  • Camping gear (bring your own) .

Whats Included

Full transport from Tel Aviv and back (pickup points en route)

Astronomy outing and sky safari of the night sky with heavy-duty telescopes and a professional guide.

A sunrise hike to Mount Saharonim (within the Crater)

Licenced, insured and certified Israeli tour guide from Finjan

Coffee!

Whats Not Included

Food and beverages (there are no facilities whatsoever on the camping ground).

Camping gear (bring your own)

Travellers insurance (local Israeli coverage)

Whats Not Included

Food and beverages (there are no facilities whatsoever on the camping ground).

Camping gear (bring your own)

Travellers insurance (local Israeli coverage)

What To Bring

Camping gear (tent is optional)

Something warm for the evening

Food

Water

Hat

Sunscreen

Sturdy shoes for hiking

Terms And Conditions

SAFETY REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL PARTICIPANTS

This trip requires sturdy shoes (no flip flops) suited for rocky terrain. Participants will remain off the trail should their footwear not be suited for the terrain. 

* 4.5 Litres of water per person + hat + sunscreen

* Each participant is responsible for his or her own personal security and health. 

REFUND, CANCELATION & TRIP-ADJUSTMENT POLICY

*** 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 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 two fully licensed guides and outdoor specialists, transportation to and from Tel Aviv and lots of coffee! Price does NOT include food and other beverages ***

Departure time is at 14:00 sharp from Tel Aviv Savidor Merkaz (Central Train Station/Arlozorov).  Return to the same point by 14:00. The bus will leave promptly and on time! Those who arrive early will have the chance to enjoy some cookies and coffee prior to departure.

This trip is part of the Hiking in Israel community.  https://www.facebook.com/groups/HikingInIsrael/

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