Depart Tel Aviv via the Judean hills to the Dead Sea, the lowest place on earth. Visit Dead Sea cosmetics shop. 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 Qumeran caves, where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found.
Points of Interest: Herod’s fortress and palaces; Judean Desert; Massada; Swim in the Dead Sea.
Roundtrip transportation from hotels.
Available daily Pickup from 9:00am (depending on hotel location)
Approximately 6-8 hours
Location Pickups from Jerusalem Hotels
Pickups from Jerusalem Hotels
Policies This tour is available in English (Daily), Spanish (Sunday, Monday, Thursday & Saturday), French (Wednesday & Friday) and German (Tuesday & Sunday). This tour does not operate on Yom Kipur. Complete information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, will be included on your Confirmation Voucher. Modest dress (no shorts or sleeveless shirts) and head covering is required for visiting holy places. Comfortable walking shoes, head covering, sun protection lotion, bathing suit and towel are recommended.
All information requested must be supplied or booking is subject to automatic cancellation
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