On our tour of the South we will visit Beer Sheva, the capital of the Negev, where you can see the colorful market of the Bedouins. Then we will see the kibbutz of Sede Boker, where David Ben Gurion, the first prime minister of Israel lived. Along the way to Eilat, we will stop at Machtesh Ramon, the world's most beautiful natural crater. At Eilat, we can swim in the exotic crystal clear underwater world of the Red Sea, where some of the world's finest scuba diving can be done. The Eilat trip can take from one to four days, with an optional side trip of Petra in Jordan.