Jeep tours in the Negev Desert  

Ein Akev and Ein Zik oasis and springs 

Ein Akev and Ein Zik oasis and springs
Half day jeep tour
Jeep Tour to Ein Akev and Ein Zik through the Tzin Wadi basin, which located in the Negev Highland.
This tour combining a visit to oasis and springs with the possibility of springs bathing. This trip passes beside the unique landscape of Htzinim cliff foot, which divides between Avdat plateau and Tzin Valley, where layers of soft green clay soil invader from the cliff as huge fingers handful the Tzin Valley margin.
Departure will be from Sde Boker collage. After a short drive we will stop in the spectacular vantage point located on the top of Tzin ascent, watching toward the main Negev's Mountain and Tzin Valley stretched among them. Short drive down Tzin ascent, following the footstep of the ancient Darb-El Sultan Road, will bring us to the dry river bed of Tzin wadi. After driving south beside the impressive Tzinim cliff, we will reach Ein Zik Oasis where the contrast between the green palm trees and broom bushes to the dry desert surrounding it, will hit the eyes and mind evidently. This is the place and time to stop for cup of coffee or tea. After refreshing, we will continue our way toward Ein Akev, which a short drive along its Wadi will bring us to the Jeep parking no far from the spring itself. Ein Akev is "layer" spring, flowing out from rocky white chalk at the end of a small Canyon. Here you can find the sprightly pool in the bottom of a large fall; where washing and swimming will be good idea during the hot seasons. After a break we will continue up the Tzin Wadi all the way back to Sde Boker collage. Just before the end of the tour, we will stop and observe the beautiful view of the Tzin Wadi, watching from above, our recently road which led us up.
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Ein Akev and Ein Zik oasis and springs
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