Israel: Massada and Dead Sea Tour 2017

1 day

From $105

(land only per person)

Israel Tour Highlights: Massada, Dead Sea, Qumran

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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Tour Operates Daily
1 day | 1 touring day

Included services in our tour rates:

  • 1 touring day with a government licensed English speaking guide in an air-conditioned vehicle
  • All entrances fees per itinerary above (Note: Rates for private tours do not include entrance fees.)
  • Private tours available by request

Not included services in our tour rates:

  • Airfare (please contact an agent)
  • Meals
  • Tips to guide/driver and hotel staff
  • Items of a personal nature (laundry, souvenirs, film/toiletries, etc.)
  • Travel Insurance (Strongly Recommended)

Terms and Conditions

  • Prices include complimentary pick up from most of the hotels.
  • Tourists are required to be ready at the earlier pick up time indicated.
  • Delays in pick up beyond the estimated range may occur due to unforeseen reasons and/or traffic conditions.
  • Changes in itinerary may occur due to holidays, force majeure or circumstances beyond our control.
  • Full amount due with reservation
  • Non-refundable 7 days before tour date
  • A minimum of 2 passengers is required for regular tour service.

Why Gil Travel?

  • Experienced Travel Agents: Over 40 years of experience; sending over 40,000 people to Israel every year!
  • 5 Star Treatment: Enjoy private transfers to and from the airport and hotel.
  • Guaranteed Israel Tour: Your trip will never be canceled, subject to a minimum of 2 passengers traveling.
  • Israel Tour Experience: Our Israel tours are packed with exciting opportunities to explore, learn and enjoy.

Note: No credit/refund for any unused services.

floating in dead sea

Itamar Grinberg/goisrael

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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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Dates & Rates

Valid: January 1, 2017 – December 31, 2017

Tour departs: Daily

Pick-up Times:

  • Netanya hotels – from 6:30
  • Hertzliya hotels- from 7:00
  • Tel-Aviv hotels – from 7:20 to 7:50
  • Jerusalem hotels – from 9:00 to 9:30; Friday & Saturday : 08:45-09:15

*Guests should be waiting at the earlier time indicated.

RATES PER PERSON
Tourist classBusiness class
From Tel-Aviv$ 114$ 130
From Jerusalem$ 105$ 121

Business class : up to 19 passengers in a group

* Rates for private tours do not include entrance fees.
* A minimum of 2 passengers is required for regular tour service.

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Terms and Conditions The fine print for this tour

Travel Insurance Protect yourself against unforeseen circumstances

Israel Vacation Guide Familiarize yourself with Israel before traveling

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