Mitzpe Ramon
in Southern District, Israel

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
30.609 and 34.801 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 30° 36' 33" and E 34° 48' 3"
Currency and Currency Code:
Shekel - ILS
Spoken languages:
Hebrew, Arabic, English
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 01:32 PM (Saturday)
Timezone: Asia/Jerusalem
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:51 am and 7:42 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-27.600 and -144.317 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Current travel safety evaluation for Israel in Western Asia

Safety Score: 3,0 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to Israel.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Israel. Last Update: 2019-07-15 07:22:53

Delve into Mitzpe Ramon

Mitzpe Ramon in Southern District with it's 4,769 habitants is located in Israel about 84 mi (or 135 km) south of Jerusalem, the country's capital town.

Current time in Mitzpe Ramon is now 01:32 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Asia / Jerusalem with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 10 airports close to Mitzpe Ramon, of which 3 are larger airports. The closest airport in Israel is Ein Yahav Airfield in a distance of 24 mi (or 39 km), East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Israel is Incense Route - Desert Cities in the Negev in a distance of 22 mi (or 35 km), East. We encountered 2 points of interest near this location. If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Ar Rishah, Beersheba, Petra, Ash Shawbak and Busayra. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 28°C / 83 °F

Morning Temperature 15°C / 60 °F
Evening Temperature 27°C / 81 °F
Night Temperature 18°C / 64 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 33%
Air Pressure 1011.6 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 7 km/h (4 mph) from South-East
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Sunday, 21st of July 2019

29°C (84 °F)
19°C (67 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Monday, 22nd of July 2019

33°C (91 °F)
20°C (69 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.

Tuesday, 23rd of July 2019

32°C (89 °F)
21°C (70 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Beresheet Hotel

2,3 mi
Derech Beresheet 1
80600 Mizpe Ramon

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


0,1 mi
80600 Mitspe Ramon

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 15:00
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed

Ramon Suites Hotel

0,6 mi
8 Nachal Meishar
80600 Mizpe Ramon

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

endurance horse riding alpaca farm mitzpe ramon israel

Published: February 09, 2014
Length: 41:18 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: alpaca farm - חוות האלפקות

desert trail horse riding at the alpaca farm at mitzpe ramon israel is a breath taking experience. excellent athletic well trained horses with arabian blood. beautifull landscape of the magnificen...

Mountain biking. Israel. Mitzpe Ramon - Nahal Hava (Central Negev)

Published: February 16, 2009
Length: 12:20 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Igor Skorubsky

13.02.2009. Велопоходы по Израилю. Мицпе Рамон - нахаль Хава (Центральный Негев). Подробное описание этого маршр...

Faran New Shop in Mitzpe Ramon ניחוח טבע פארן מרכז המבקרים מצפה רמון

Published: April 08, 2012
Length: 35:19 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Doron Shapira Orel

Naturescent - Faran Organic cosmetic from Ramon Crater. ניחוח טבע קוסמטיקה אורגנית ממכתש רמון. פתחנו חנות חדשה במרכ...

00000 Mitzpe Ramon, Pustynia Negew, Izrael

Published: April 11, 2015
Length: 00:44 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: rafalcisek

Izrael. Środkowa część Pustyni Negew, na krawędzi krateru Ramon. Droga do Ejlatu.

Mitzpe Ramon Visitor Center

Published: January 20, 2015
Length: 00:22 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Zvi Peretz Cohen

Mitzpe Ramon Visitor Center.

00001 Mitzpe Ramon, Pustynia Negew, Izrael

Published: April 11, 2015
Length: 00:46 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: rafalcisek

Izrael. Środkowa część Pustyni Negew, na krawędzi krateru Ramon. Droga do Ejlatu.

Llama Mitzpe Ramon

Published: September 08, 2014
Length: 40:02 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Kids fun

Deep Desert Israel. Dive in! אטרקציות במצפה רמון והסביבה

Published: August 19, 2014
Length: 18:11 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Deep Desert Israel -"Turning Adventure into I

A close look at what we do - one of a kind desert attractions deep in the Israeli desert: Jeep tours in Mitzpe Ramon, Rappelling, hiking, stargazing, outdoor yoga, meals in the desert, real...

Rappelling in Israel

Published: November 25, 2014
Length: 50:26 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Susan Loves Israel

For the adventurous amongst you who wish a more challenging experience in Israel, Susan Loves Israel can arrange a fabulous rappelling excursion at the Mitzpe Ramon Crater in the Negev.

Call for videos

Published: March 08, 2013
Length: 20:31 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: TheGreenBackPackers

The Green Backpackers Hostel in Mitzpe Ramon, Israel, has been open for two years now, and we're planning an expansion. We would love to hear your feedback so we can learn adn improve.

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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.


The Negev is a desert and semidesert region of southern Israel. The region's largest city and administrative capital is Beersheba (pop. 196,000), in the north. At its southern end is the Gulf of Aqaba and the resort city of Eilat. It contains several development towns, including Dimona, Arad and Mitzpe Ramon, as well as a number of small Bedouin cities, including Rahat and Tel as-Sabi.

Located at 30.5, 34.917 (Lat. / Lng.), about 10 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Regions of Israel, Deserts of Israel, Hebrew Bible places, New Testament places, Visitor attractions in Israel, Negev

Southern District (Israel)

The Southern District is one of Israel's six administrative districts, and is the largest in terms of land area as well as the most sparsely populated. It covers most of the Negev desert, as well as the Arabah valley. The population of the Southern District is 1,002,400. It is 86% Jewish and 14% Arab (mostly Muslim). The district capital is Beersheba, whilst the largest city is Ashdod.

Located at 30.6667, 34.8333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Southern District (Israel)

Wise Observatory

The Florence and George Wise Observatory (IAU code 097) is an astronomical observatory owned and operated by Tel-Aviv University. It is located 5 km west of the city of Mitzpe Ramon in the Negev desert near the edge of the Ramon Crater, and it is the only professional astronomical observatory in Israel.

Located at 30.5958, 34.7633 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Astronomical observatories in Israel, Asteroid-discovering observatories

Ramon Airbase

Ramon Airbase is an Israeli Air Force base southwest of Beersheba, near the town of Mitzpe Ramon. Also titled Kanaf 25, it was formerly known as Matred. It was built as the result of joint Israeli and US government funding as part of the IAF's redeployment out of its bases in the Sinai after the peninsula was handed over to Egypt following the 1978 Camp David Accords. It was constructed between 1979 and 1982 by Air Base Constructors, a joint venture of Guy F.

Located at 30.7761, 34.6667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 14 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in Israel, Israeli Air Force bases

Mitzpe Ramon Airfield

Mitzpe Ramon Airfield is an Israeli airport 4 km north of the town of Mitzpe Ramon.

Located at 30.6549, 34.8099 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in Israel

Operation Pillar of Defense

Operation Pillar of Defense was an eight-day Israel Defense Forces (IDF) operation in the Hamas governed Gaza Strip, officially launched on 14 November 2012 with the killing of Ahmed Jabari, chief of the Gaza military wing of Hamas. According to Human Rights Watch both sides violated the laws of war during the fighting.

Located at 30.6667, 34.8333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
2012 Israel–Gaza conflict, Aerial operations and battles involving Israel, 2012 in the Gaza Strip

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Maḥane Ramon, Mitze Ramon, Mitspe Ramon, Miẕpe Ramon, Mitzpe Ramon, MIP