Nitsanim to Ofakim- Welcome to the Negev
Approx. 65 Km.
Start the day with a visit to the historical site of Nitzanim, where the kibbutz first stood before the War of Independence. You can also enjoy the lovely beach and Dunes National park of the area before heading south on road #232 towards Sderot. On the way you will pass the Yoav Hot Springs and the Niva Farm.
At Sderot, turn east towards Kibbutz Beit Kama passing the Shikmim Farm owned by the former Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, and Kibbutz Dorot and Ruhama.
At Beit Kama turn south towards Rahat, the largest Bedouin town in the Negev and home to the Bedouin Heritage Center.
South of Rahat you will find Kibbutz Mishmar Ha' Negev, and then Eshel Ha'nassi Agricultural School. West on road #241 will bring you to the town of Ofakim.
Overnight in the Ofakim area.