Experience a marvelous horse riding vacation on the magical Negev Highlands and Ramon Crater, Israel! During this vacation, you will have a short introductory ride on your first day and followed by horse riding for two full days. In this retreat, you will be accommodated Alpaca Farm on bed and breakfast basis. Escape for a refreshing adventurous weekend with Desert Trail Riding Adventures!
Airport transfer available:
Ben Gurion International Airport (US$142 per person)
Airport transfer available:
Ovda International Airport (US$100 per person)
The cabins were renovated just a few months ago and now very warm and pleasant more than ever. A cabin includes a double bedroom, a huge living area with five sofas that turns to five beds, cable TV, dining table, air conditioner, fully equipped kitchenette (refrigerator, electric stove, oven, dishes, and tableware), spacious bathroom, desert and farm view from all the windows, and a shaded porch overlooking the Alpaca and Lama. The cabins are non-smoking and no pets are allowed into the farm.
An outdoor experience with indoor improvements, the Studio Khan offers another sleeping experience. It is a big and spacious hall with large windows from which the farm is viewed. Up to 20 people can sleep in the studio and different workshops are possible as well. Family and group gatherings can be held there too. Outside the studio is a large balcony, an equipped kitchen, and large dining tables. There are also several showers and bathrooms and a large and cozy area for a big bonfire or stars watching. The sleeping in the studio is with sleeping bags on mattresses over a wooden floor with heaters in the winter and cool natural breeze when summer. Blankets and bed sheets are available by request.
You can arrive at Israel’s Ovda Airport (VDA) in which many airlines offer affordable flights to this airport from Europe. Upon arrival, you will meet the staff and the horses before embarking on a short introductory ride. You will be accommodated in a bed and breakfast basis in the Alpaca Farm.
The riding trails can be adapted to your riding level in the wilderness of the Negev Highlands and Ramon Crater (Makhtesh Ramon). After the program, travel back safely home on Sunday. Riding experience is required for this weekend but novice riders are also welcome.
Desert Trail Riding Adventures keeping the right to change the order of the riding days according to weather, riders level, or any other request or need.
Situated just outside Mitzpe Ramon, Israel, the Alpaca Farm is located in a secluded Wadi and is perfectly suited to horse riding enthusiasts. It’s the kind of place where you can wake up, get in the saddle, spend a day riding, and dismount straight to your cabin for dinner or evening activity. During this holiday, you will ride along the “Ramon Crater” (machtesh), an internationally renowned natural phenomenon which attracts tourists from all over the world.
You will be served breakfasts and basic lunches for the full day rides. For dinner, Desert Trail Riding Adventures can recommend local restaurants or you can prepare your own meal in the fully equipped kitchen in your cabin. Upon request, Desert Trail Riding Adventures can provide dinner around a campfire.
Each riding package includes one day without riding, giving you time to rest your legs and enjoy other attractions and sites. There is an option for Jeep tour to Avdat Nabatean archeological site and the Spice Trail. The area boasts boutique wineries, a natural cosmetics manufactory, spas, cycling, hiking, galleries, etc. Eilat, a seaside tourist resort on the Red Sea is two hours’ drive away where the diving, snorkeling, and seafood are superb. For stiff muscles, Desert Trail Riding Adventures can organize massage or shiatsu therapy in Mitzpe Ramon.
Please book your flight to arrive at Ovda Airport (VDA) / Ben Gurion Airport (TLV) / Ramon International Airport (ETM).
Desert Trail Riding Adventures greatly recommends you renting a car in the airport. You can also book transportation to and from the airport with an additional payment of 350 ILS per vehicle (up to 4 people and luggage) and 500 ILS (up to 4 people and luggage).