Israel: Massada and Dead Sea Tour

On the Massada and Dea Sea Tour ascend by cable car back in time and tour the mountain fortress built by King Herod, where the Zealots of the first century made their last stand against the Romans.
  • Date

    Offered Daily
  • Duration

    1 day
  • Highlights

    Massada, Dead Sea, Qumran
  • Notes

    Land Only ,No Single Supplement
  • Activity Level

    Moderate

  • Tailor Made

    This tour can be booked privately

From  $105
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Israel: Massada and Dead Sea Tour 1 Day1D

This one day tour takes you to Massada, the site of one of the most passionate historical stories in the region. Ascend the site by cable car to step back in time and tour the mountain fortress built by King Herod, where the Zealots of the first century made their last stand against the Romans. Visit the remains of the walls, palaces, synagogue, water cisterns, mosaic floors, roman baths and other findings. Continue to the Dead Sea and enjoy the unique opportunity to swim in the salty, buoyant waters of the lowest place on earth!

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What can you expect as part of your tour?

  • English speaking guide
  • Air conditioned motor vehicle
  • Entrance fees
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Day

1

Massada & the Dead Sea

Depart Tel Aviv via the Judean Hills to the Dead Sea, the lowest place on earth. Drive along the shores of the Dead Sea to Massada. There you will learn about the heroic story of the Jewish fighters. Ascend by cable car and tour the mountain fortress built by King Herod, where the Zealots of the first century made their last stand against the Romans. Visit the remains of the walls, palaces, synagogue, water cisterns, mosaic floors, roman baths and other findings. Descend by cable car. Continue to the Dead Sea: Enjoy the unique opportunity to swim and float in the Dead Sea that many believe has its therapeutic effects. On the way back, view Qumran caves, where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found.
Day 1 - Daily
Herod's fortress and palaces, Swim in the Dead Sea
Dead Sea

Dead Sea

Depart Tel Aviv via the Judean Hills to the Dead Sea, the lowest place on earth. Drive along the shores of the Dead Sea to Massada. There you will learn about the heroic story of the Jewish fighters. Ascend by cable car and tour the mountain fortress built by King Herod, where the Zealots of the first century made their last stand against the Romans. Visit the remains of the walls, palaces, synagogue, water cisterns, mosaic floors, roman baths and other findings. Descend by cable car. Continue to the Dead Sea: Enjoy the unique opportunity to swim and float in the Dead Sea that many believe has its therapeutic effects. On the way back, view Qumran caves, where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found.

Tour Highlights: Herod’s Fortress and palaces; Swim in the Dead Sea

Depart Tel Aviv via the Judean hills to the Dead Sea, the lowest place on earth; Visit a Dead Sea cosmetic products shop. Drive along the shores of the Dead Sea to Massada and learn about the heroic story of the Jewish fighters. Ascend by cable car and tour the mountain fortress built by King Herod, where the Zealots of the first century made their last stand against the Romans. Visit the remains of the walls, palace, synagogue, water cisterns, mosaic floors, roman baths and other findings. Descend by cable car.

Continue to the Dead Sea; Enjoy the unique opportunity to float in the Dead Sea and cover yourself with the mineral rich mud that many believe has its therapeutic effects.

Return to point of departure.

NOTE:

  • Spa treatments are not included; Lockers are available at additional cost.
  • Comfortable walking shoes, hat, sun screen, bathing suit and towel are recommended.
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