Masada & Dead Sea Tour #2



(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 products shop. Drive along the shores of the Dead Sea to Masada where 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.

NOTE: Comfortable walking shoes, hats, sun screen, bathing suit and towel are recommended.

Departure: Daily
Pick-up : Netanya hotels – from 06:30
Hertzliya hotels – from 07:00
Tel-Aviv hotels – from 07.20
Jerusalem hotels – from 09.00