The Arava is a long, dry and flat plateau that is also the border between Israel and Jordan. This area stretches between the Dead sea and the Red sea and Eilat, the most southern point of Israel. There are many types of special local animals and vegetation, in this unique desert. Israelis are proud of the advancing agricultural industry of this area, which work in one of the driest areas of this part of the world.

Many tourists visit the Arava safari with the unique animals of this area and the story behind them. Here you will find the ancient Egyptian and Canaanite copper mines and smelting factory of "Timmna" and it's huge national park and hiking routs. A trip to Timmna promises a wide range tour with many interests, for all group types.

Animals of the Arava Desert.                                                                                      Photographer: Yuli Eder

Animals of the Arava Desert. Photographer: Yuli Eder

The Arava Desert. Photographer: Yuli Eder

The Arava Desert. Photographer: Yuli Eder

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