Hatzeva - Makhtesh Ramon
An early start, in desert tradition, to visit the ruins of the ancient Hatzeva fortress, dating from the times of King Solomon, the Edomites, the Romans, and the Byzantines. Hatzeva served as a way-station on the famed Incense Route, the road through the Arava Valley which brought frankincense, myrrh, and other valuable commodities via Petra to the Mediterranean port of Gaza. The Incense Route, along with its Nabatean cities, is now a Unesco World Heritage Site. Head south to Moa to visit the caravansary, or khan, built by the Nabateans, who controlled the Incense Route. Continue deep into the desert to the Roman fortress of Katzra, with its strategic view of the Route. Then via Wadi Nekarot, ascend to the Negev Highlands and the campsite of the Harari Ranch, near Makhtesh Ramon, for overnight.
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