Dead to Red (7 Day Cycling Tour)
The Israeli desert is full of life, colors, history and archeology. Join our 8 day expedition and uncover the secrets of the Negev while biking on desolate and awe inspiring bike trails. Tour starts in the remote city of Arad from which we will cycle down to Masada, take in the beautiful view of the Dead Sea and end in a relaxing swim in the world famous Red Sea.
Please contact our office (by e-mail or phone) for additional information and booking.
Day 1: Transfer to Arad, Bike Fitting & Short Tour of Arad
Day 2: Masada and Dead Sea
Day 3: The Peace Route
Day 4: The Scorpions Ascent
Day 5: Ramon Crater
Day 6: “Hei Daroma” To Eilat
Day 7: Relaxing in the Red Sea
Full Tour Itinerary is available here
Tour costs $2450 USD per biker
What types of routes will we be cycling?
We will travel mostly on paved roads, suitable for MTB/Hybrid bicycles with a few off road dirt trails
What sort of accommodations will be provided?
Participants will lodge in 3* hotels, with every two bikers sharing a double room.
We will have one overnight camping outdoors in a tent.
For what ages is the tour suited?
16-65 years of age
What is the level of difficulty?
Where does the tour begin and end?
Meeting point is at the Tel Aviv (“Savidor”) Central Train Station
Ending point is at Tel Aviv or Jerusalem as per group decision
How many people will be joining the tour?
The tour is intended for a minimum of 5 bikers and a maximum of 25 bikers
When and how can I pay for the tour?
A $500 USD deposit is required in order to confirm places and prices and should be sent by check to EcoBike’s office. Full payment should be done in advance by wire transfer.
What is included in tour price?
1 custom-fit, high-quality, all-terrain bike*
Full supply of water during tour
Beer/Wine which can be provided by request- each cyclist can pay directly for his beer/wine
All meals and snacks during the tour (please inform the staff of any food allergies or dietary restrictions that should be taken into account when booking the tour)
Overnight stay at youth hostels or 3* hotels (precise locations are subject to change)
Entry fees for sites
Full 8-day tour, as outlined in the itinerary
Fully equipped escort vehicle
Professional tour leader
An emergency medical technician who will accompany the group with a first aid kit
Luggage storage (1 suitcase\backpack per biker)
Transfer to Tel Aviv or Jerusalem on day 3 (if necessary)
* The EcoBike team is fully equipped with the means to address any bicycle mechanical problem that may arise during the tour
What is not included in the tour price?
Flights to and from Israel
Personal medical insurance
Can I bring my own bike?
Of course. Any biker can bring his own bike, as long as it is adjusted for MTB
Please see our tour conditions page