About the area
Campsite Neot is located in Neot Hakikar, Israel. Neot Hakikar is a Moshav established in 1970, a 20-minute drive from the southern Dead Sea, at the heart of the Valley of Sodom.
The Valley of Sodom, the same one mentioned in the biblical story of Sodom and Gomorrah, is the lowest place on earth. The area offers a wide variety of hiking and cycling routes, 4X4 trips, and other recreational activities. This unique area combines rare desert views with contrasting oasis and fertile agricultural zones of the valley’s two villages (“Moshavim”): Neot Hakikar and Ein Tamar. Even the Lonely Planet seems to agree!
Our location allows our visitors to enjoy the curing waters of the Dead Sea while camping in a rural setting and at affordable prices. In the Valley of Sodom you will find home-made catering services, restaurants, alternative therapists, bicycle rental, 4X4 tours, arts and crafts galleries, including ceramics and pottery, and more.
Here’s how far we are by car from some main attractions and cities:
- Southern Dead Sea beach: 34 km (~25 min)
- Masada: 53 km (~45 min)
- Ein Gedi: 69 km (~1 hr)
- Eilat: 184 km (~2 hrs)
- Tel Aviv: 195 km (~2.5 hrs)
- Beer-Sheva: 84 km (~1 hr)
- Jerusalem: 148 km (~2 hrs)