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Day tour of Masada, Ein Gedi and the Dead Sea from Jerusalem

Availability: Every day
Duration: 7 hours
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • See Masada, the desert fortress
  • Walk in Ein Gedi, the beautiful desert oasis and nature reserve
  • Marvel at the Dead Sea, and float in its waters and immerse yourself in the healing mud
What to expect

Leave Jerusalem on a comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle for your day trip to the Dead Sea region. Drive through the Judean Desert to the lowest region on earth. Heading south alongside the Dead Sea, you will reach the foot of Mount Masada, the ancient fortress which was constructed in Roman times and is famous as the location of an iconic story of heroism. Explore the site with our expert guide.

You'll then proceed to Ein Gedi, a beautiful nature reserve and an oasis where you will have a chance to take a short hike or walk through the cooling and beautiful surroundings. After 1.5 hours of exploring, continue to the Dead Sea where you will access a private beach (included) and have a chance to float in the famous waters and immerse yourself in the mud that is so famous all around the world. Then you will return to Jerusalem.

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What's included
  • Entry fee to the private Dead Sea Beach
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
What's not included
  • Lunch
  • Entry fees at Masada and Ein Gedi
Where

Shlomo ha-Melekh St 11, Jerusalem, 94182

Meeting point:

Entrance to the David Citadel Hotel

What to remember
  • Please Note: From January 13 to January 27, 2019, the cable car is closed due to maintenance. On these days, passengers will reach Masada hilltop with a 20 minutes hiking path (called Roman Path, on the Western side of the hill). The hike will be guided by an expert guide. Due to the hiking time, please take into consideration that the tour will approximately end one hour later respect to the normal schedule
  • This is a fully guided tour
  • Please note, in some circumstances, the order of sites visited may change in order to enhance the enjoyment of the day.
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When

07.45am

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Provider
Tourist Israel
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.

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