Masada and Dead Sea Private Tour from Tel Aviv or Jerusalem

Duration: 10 hours
Destination: Israel, Tel Aviv District, Tel Aviv
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  • 10 hours
  • Tel Aviv
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable

Overview

This is a private tour to Masada and the Dead Sea. Discover Israel’s remarkable history ,landscapes and Jordan Valley. Drive deep into the Judean Desert and explore Masada’s fortifications and palaces alongside your personal guide, and learn about a dramatic, 1st-century battle between Roman troops and Jewish Sicarii rebels. From here, stop at the caves of Qumran where the two-thousand-year-old Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered. Descend to the shores of the Dead Sea to walk along salt-encrusted beaches, bathe in mineral-rich mud and float in one of the world’s saltiest bodies of water.

• Receive the undivided attention of a private guide on this private tour
• Full day trip to Masada and the Dead Sea
• Visit the Dead Sea and take a therapeutic mud bath in the mineral-rich mud.
• Enjoy a scenic drive through the Judean Desert past Jericho and the Inn of the Good Samaritan
• Float in the famous salt-rich waters of the Dead Sea

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Harei Yehuda, Israel

Explore the Masada and Dead Sea Herod & Fortress and palaces with Private tour guide.
Depart from Tel Aviv or Tel Aviv with professional guide to the Judean desert, the rugged wilderness in the heart of Israel to the Dead Sea, the lowest place on earth.ill keep you afloat.

Pass By: The Good Samaritan Museum, Road 1, between Jerusalem and Jericho, Jericho Palestinian Territories

We begin out journey by taking the route down from Jerusalem descending below sea level through the Biblical wilderness towards the Dead Sea. On the way we can see the Inn of the Good Samaritan and stop on route to look out across the desert as we pass the point marking "sea level".

Stop At: Masada National Park, Masada 8698000 Israel

We reach the shores of the Dead Sea encrusted with white salt and follow the shoreline towards Masada. Although it's possible to climb the ancient Snake Path up Masada as the Romans did 2000 years ago, we take the convenient cable car up to the mountain top plateau.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Herod's Western Palace, Masada Israel

It was here that King Herod built a fortified palace complete with every convenience. Herod had built a swimming pool, water cisterns, two palaces, store rooms and even a synagogue.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: En Gedi Nature Reserve, Route 90 Road 90 Israel

Heading back to the Dead Sea we can visit the desert oasis of Ein Gedi where there is lush foliage and gorgeous waterfalls and where David hid from angry King Saul.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Qumran Caves, Wadi Qumran Palestinian Territories

We also visit the Qumran were the 2,000 year old Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered in a number of hillside caves.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Dead Sea, Israel

To end off a perfect day we stop at the Dead Sea, the lowest point on Earth and a contender for the title of one of the Seven Wonders of the World. People come from across the globe to enjoy the therapeutic mineral rich waters. And don't worry if you don't know how to swim, the high salt content will keep you afloat.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Pass By: Jericho, Jericho, West Bank

Afterward, return to your coach and pass the ancient city of Jericho as you travel back to your hotel.

Inclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Professional guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned Car

Exclusions
  • Food and drinks.
  • Insurance.
  • Entry fees, parkings, meals and are not included.
  • Entry/Admission - Masada National Park
  • Entry/Admission - En Gedi Nature Reserve
  • Entry/Admission - Qumran Caves
  • Entry/Admission - Dead Sea
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 5 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
Departure Point

1: Tel Aviv District, Israel
2: Jerusalem, Israel

Traveler pickup is offered
• Pickup from Tel Aviv: 08:30
• Pickup from Jerusalem: 08:30


Departure Time

8:30 AM


Return Details

Returns to original departure point

Voucher info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Duration

10 hours

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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