Mantis Tours is a reputable local tour operator that is specialized in desert tours. This tours to Timna Park from Eilat departs everyday, usually in small groups. So, it is recommended to book the tour in advance.
We offer you an extended tour in Timna Park that includes all the main sites, with enough time at each time for exploring and take pictures.
We will pick you up from your accommodation in Eilat (we pick-up from all the hotels in Eilat) at 10:00am, and take you to Timna Park.
The drive to Timna Park from Eilat takes about 30 minutes through the beautiful desert landscapes of the Aravah highway.
Upon arrival to Timna Park, the driver will buy for you the entrance tickets to Timna Park, and you will start your magnificent journey in the Copper Kingdom.
We will see the Spiral Hill and the Sphinx, visit the Mushroom and a Half and continue to visit the Big Mushroom and the Smelting Camp. We will visit the Arches and the Ancient Mines, and then drive along the winding road to observe the Scriptures of Chariots that are carved in the rock.
We will stop for a light but refreshing Israeli lunch that includes pita bread, hummus, eggs, olives, vegetables and a soft drink (included in the price).
After the lunch, we will turn back, and drive to visit Solomon’s Pillars and Hathor’s Temple, and finally we will finish our tour in Timna Oasis, where you will be able to rent a paddle boat in Timna Lake, fill bottles with colorful sand and visit the Tabernacle, where you can take a picture with Moses and Aaron the Priest.
After visiting Timna Oasis, we will drive back to Eilat, and drop you at your accommodation in Eilat at around 16:00.
Here our Timna Park tours ends, until the next time… 🙂
Note: for extra $20 per person, we can arrange for you inside the park a full hot Israeli lunch (soup, couscous/kubeh/stuffed vegetables, falafel, pita bread, hummus, variety of Israeli salads, malabi, soft drink and wine). Please book the lunch in advance.
Israel Tour Guide offers daily tours to Timna Park – the Copper Kingdom – one of the most spectacular places in Israel.
We invite you to discover the ancient secrets and fascinating historical story of Timna Park, and linger of its endless stunning scenery landscapes.
Here you can find the word’s most ancient copper mines, along with the mythological stories of the Egyptian goddess Hathor and Pharaoh Ramses.
Timna Park covers an area of over 60 square kilometers, and is surrounded on three sides by huge cliffs.
Israel Tour Guide guarantees you an enjoyable, interesting and pleasant visit. You do not want to miss this great offer!
Please consider our one day private tour to Petra that offers you the same itinerary as the one day tour, but with the comfort of a private car and the luxury of a personal guide.
Although the Petra day trip includes all the main highlights in Petra, if you have enough time, then we recommend you to book our two days tour to Petra, so you will have plenty of time to explore Petra, including the Monastery – the most impressive monument in Petra.
We also highly recommend on our best selling tour to Petra – our two days tour to Petra and Wadi Rum. In this Petra Wadi Rum tours you will have a chance to experience in the local Bedouins lifestyle, enjoy a traditional Bedouin dinner (Zarb) and a jeep safari in the magnificent landscape of Wadi Rum nature reserve.
Not far from Eilat there is another wonder of the ancient world – the Great Pyramids of Giza. We offer you the opportunity to book with us also a tour to Cairo and the Pyramids. Cairo day tours is a perfect addition to your Petra excursion!
We very recommend that you stay at least one more day in Eilat, and enjoy the attractions in Eilat that we offer, like cruise in a yacht or in a glass-bottom boat in the Red Sea, pamper yourself in a relaxing massage, try an introductory scuba diving in the Corals Reef of Eilat, have ATV trips in Eilat Mountains, and more.
Lastly, don’t forget to visit at Eilat Diamonds Bourse – an unforgettable experience in a huge showroom of diamond, gold and silver jewelry.
The tour includes:
- Pick-up from your accommodation, and drop-off back at your accommodation.
- Light lunch at the park with a soft drink.
- Free Timna Park brochure.
The tour doesn’t include:
- $10 entrance fee to Timna Park.
- Personal expenses.
- Personal insurance.
- You can pay for the tour in USD, NIS and Euros.
- The price of the tour is for cash. For credit card, there is 5.5% commission.
- Do not forget to bring comfortable walking shoes, hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, mineral water, light clothes in the summer and warm clothes in the winter.
- You can cancel your tour 14 days in advance with no cancellation fees.
- For 7-14 days in advance, there is 10% cancellation fee.
- For 2-7 days in advance, there is 50% cancellation fee.
- We will charge you full price for cancellation less than 48 hours from departure time or no-show.