Israel: Massada and Dead Sea Tour
HighlightsMassada, Dead Sea, Qumran
NotesLand Only, No Single Supplement
This tour can be booked privately
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!
What can you expect as part of your tour?
- English speaking guide
- Air conditioned motor vehicle
- Entrance fees
Massada & the Dead Sea
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.
- Spa treatments are not included; Lockers are available at additional cost.
- Comfortable walking shoes, hat, sun screen, bathing suit and towel are recommended.