Masada and Dead Sea Tour from Tel Aviv

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From $135.00

14 reviews   (4.21)

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 10 hours

Departs: Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

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Masada and the Dead Sea Tour

Pass the Inn of the Good Samaritan on the descent through the Judean Desert  to the Dead Sea. Ascend Masada by cable car and see the remains of the Herodian fortress where the Zealots were overcome by the Romans in 73 CE. Enjoy the therapeutic benefits of a mud bath and a swim in the Dead Sea. On the return journey view the oasis of Ein Gedi, the caves at Qumran in which the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered and Jericho, the oldest city in the world.

• Full day trip to Masada and the Dead Sea
• Guided tour of the popular sights by local experts
• Float in the famous salt-rich waters of the Dead Sea
• Transport by air-conditioned coach
• Ascend to the top of Masada by cable car
• Hotel pick up and drop-off
• Includes all entrance fees

What's Included

Air-conditioned vehicle

Cable Car up to Masada

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Includes entrance fees

Professional guide

What's Not Included

Food and drinks.

Insurance not included

Traveler Information

  • CHILD: Age: 4 - 11
  • ADULT: Age: 12 - 99

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 10 hours of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Minimum starting age for the tour is 4 years old.
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Comfortable walking shoes, hat, sunscreen, bathing suit and towel are recommended.
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • 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

Depart from 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.

• 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 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 pass the desert oasis of Ein Gedi where there is lush foliage and gorgeous waterfalls and where David hid from angry King Saul.

• Admission Ticket Free

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

• Admission Ticket Free

Dead Sea Region
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 Free

Afterward, return to your coach and pass the ancient city of Jericho as you travel back to Tel Aviv, where your trip ends at your hotel.

• Admission Ticket Free


Can’t Miss Tour
Angela_P, 21-01-2020
Excellent tour! Beautiful scenery! This was the most interesting part of our trip. It had both history as well as beautiful acetone.
Strongly recommend!!!!
Priscilazo, 01-12-2019
We enjoyed this trip. The guide was good and informative. The tour was excellent.Strongly recommend!!!!
Masada & Dead Sea Tour
Linda M, 28-07-2022
Masada is a must see attraction to see in Israel. So much history and archaeology there. Tour was very good. Tour guide from Ben Harum (Ricki) did a good job. Extremely hot though but Masada has cold water available to pour into containers. Dead Sea was as respected. But, there is a long downhill climb from bath house to beach which means there is a long up line to walk when out of water. Also, you have to take steps you into the water. There is no wading in which can be difficult for old knees.
Great combo
bgcj8m69jv, 18-03-2022
Masada was an impressive site that I highly recommend. The combination with a visit to the Dead Sea worked out great
Put us in the wrong tour group
Nomad34451957715, 11-11-2019
The booking agent put us in the wrong tour group, so we missed the whole moring part of Masada. There are a lot of similar tours, you can easily found a substitution and probably with better organizing.

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