Masada and Dead Sea Private Tour from Tel Aviv or Jerusalem

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Pricing Info:

Duration: 10 hours

Departs: Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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This is a private tour to Masada and the Dead Sea. Discover Israel’s remarkable history ,landscapes and Jordan Valley. Drive deep into the Judean Desert and explore Masada’s fortifications and palaces alongside your personal guide, and learn about a dramatic, 1st-century battle between Roman troops and Jewish Sicarii rebels. From here, stop at the caves of Qumran where the two-thousand-year-old Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered. Descend to the shores of the Dead Sea to walk along salt-encrusted beaches, bathe in mineral-rich mud and float in one of the world’s saltiest bodies of water.

• Receive the undivided attention of a private guide on this private tour
• Full day trip to Masada and the Dead Sea
• Visit the Dead Sea and take a therapeutic mud bath in the mineral-rich mud.
• Enjoy a scenic drive through the Judean Desert past Jericho and the Inn of the Good Samaritan
• Float in the famous salt-rich waters of the Dead Sea

What's Included

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Professional guide

Transport by air-conditioned Car

What's Not Included

Entry fees, parkings, meals and are not included.

Food and drinks.


Traveler Information

  • TRAVELER: Age: 0 - 99

Additional Info

  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Specialized infant seats are available
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

Explore the Masada and Dead Sea Herod & Fortress and palaces with Private tour guide.
Depart from Tel Aviv or Tel Aviv with professional guide to the Judean desert, the rugged wilderness in the heart of Israel to the Dead Sea, the lowest place on earth.ill keep you afloat.

• Admission Ticket Free

The Good Samaritan Museum
We begin out journey by taking the route down from Jerusalem descending below sea level through the Biblical wilderness towards the Dead Sea. On the way we can see the Inn of the Good Samaritan and stop on route to look out across the desert as we pass the point marking "sea level".

• Admission Ticket Free

Masada National Park
We reach the shores of the Dead Sea encrusted with white salt and follow the shoreline towards Masada. Although it's possible to climb the ancient Snake Path up Masada as the Romans did 2000 years ago, we take the convenient cable car up to the mountain top plateau.

1 hours • Admission Ticket Not Included

Herod's Palace (Herodium)
It was here that King Herod built a fortified palace complete with every convenience. Herod had built a swimming pool, water cisterns, two palaces, store rooms and even a synagogue.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

En Gedi Nature Reserve
Heading back to the Dead Sea we can visit the desert oasis of Ein Gedi where there is lush foliage and gorgeous waterfalls and where David hid from angry King Saul.

40 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Qumran Caves
We also visit the Qumran were the 2,000 year old Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered in a number of hillside caves.

40 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Dead Sea
To end off a perfect day we stop at the Dead Sea, the lowest point on Earth and a contender for the title of one of the Seven Wonders of the World. People come from across the globe to enjoy the therapeutic mineral rich waters. And don't worry if you don't know how to swim, the high salt content will keep you afloat.

1 hours • Admission Ticket Not Included

Afterward, return to your coach and pass the ancient city of Jericho as you travel back to your hotel.

• Admission Ticket Free


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