Drive via the ancient “Scorpion’s Ascent" to the mountains of the Negev.
Drive through the Great Makhtesh (Hamakhtesh Hagadol) a huge crater developed by water erosion on top of a mountain ridge. There are three Makhteshim in Israel, and they are only ones in the world. In the Great Makhtesh you can explore colorful fossilized sand dunes.
Continue to the ancient Nabatean city of Ovdat (Avdat), a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and explore the archeology and history of this bygone civilization of desert merchants and farmers.
Hike to the nearby oasis of Ein Ovdat, and then visit the modest home of Israel's first prime minister, David Ben-Gurion at Kibbutz Sde Boker.
Continue via the biblical city of Be'er Sheba to Tel Aviv, and let the partying begin in this round-the-clock city, the culture capital of Israel and then it’s on to Jerusalem, the Holy City and Israel’s capital.