Attractions & monuments

From Tel Aviv: Masada sunrise, Ein Gedi and Dead Sea tour

Availability: Daily
Duration: 12 hours
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Hike up and explore Masada fortress at sunrise
  • Explore the Ein Gedi Nature Reserve
  • Float in the waters of the Dead Sea
What to expect

Enjoy a full-day tour starting with the sunrise in Masada and ending with a relaxing dip into the therapeutic waters of the Dead Sea! Your day will start very early: you will be picked up at 2:00am from Tel Aviv as to arrive by 5:30am at the bottom of the Masada mountain to begin hiking to the top. On the way up to the top, enjoy the extraordinary desert sunrise, one that can only be seen in the right place at the right time. Once at the top you will enjoy some time to experience the site during that special time of the day. Head back down and transfer to Ein-Gedi Nature Reserve.

At 9:00am you will arrive at the Ein-Gedi Nature reserve. Enter the reserve and explore the desert wildlife in the magnificent green Ein-Gedi Oasis. You continue your journey to the Dead Sea arriving at 11:30am. The Dead Sea is known to be the lowest point on earth. Enjoy bathing, floating on its therapeutic waters, and covering yourself with the world-famous mud. You will be back in Tel Aviv around 2:00pm.

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What's included
  • Transportation to all sites in air conditioned vehicles
  • Bathing on a private beach at the Dead Sea
What's not included
  • Masada entrance
  • Ein-Gedi entrance
Where

Textile and Clothing Centre, Kaufman Street 2, Tel Aviv, Israel. (Corner of Shenkar & Kaufman St)

What to remember
  • Please note, this is a self-guided tour
  • Confirmation will be received within 24 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Please note, this tour is not recommended for children aged 12 and under
  • Please bring some cash with you for the entrance fees to Masada and Ein-Gedi (approx. 29 NIS / 8-10 USD each)
  • The hike to the top of Masada Mountain requires a moderate level of fitness
  • The Dead Sea Beach has changing rooms where you can change and shower before and after floating in the Dead Sea
  • We suggest you bring a water bottle, snacks, good walking/hiking shoes, hat, sunscreen, bathing suit and towel
  • We recommend to bring waterproof shoes for the Dead Sea section — the sea bed can be rocky
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When
  • This tour operates daily, starting at 2:00am
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Provider
Tourist Israel
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the activity begins.

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