(Photo: Nati Shohat/FLASH90)

(Photo: Nati Shohat/FLASH90)

By Jessica Halfin - May 17, 2018

Originally appeared here in Israel21c 

If experience-based travel is your thing, you may want to book some time with real people of the settled nomadic tribes of Israel’s North and South. The Bedouin claim to fame is extraordinary hospitality, so whatever adventure you choose is sure to be a cultural highlight of your Israeli journey, especially when set against the backdrop of the gorgeous desert or unimpeded starry night sky.

1. Kfar Hanokdim

 (View from Kfar Hanokdim. Photo by Joni Gritzner)

(View from Kfar Hanokdim. Photo by Joni Gritzner)

Located just outside Arad, Kfar HaNokdim is a unique Bedouin-inspired site on a beautiful desert mountain overlook.

Set up as a fully equipped modern camp with private cabins or wooden-floored sukkahs, hot showers and cold filtered drinking water, the site offers educational demonstrations on Bedouin hospitality, evening bonfires, camel rides, desert hiking treks and sunset jeep rides. Read More

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