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1 Day History tour itinerary for Dead Sea (Israel), Jerusalem & Masada: Trip To The Past At Dawn

Dead Sea (Israel), Jerusalem, Masada

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Nature Tour
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History Tour
Trip to the Past at Dawn

Ruins of Masada

Dead Sea (Israel)-Israel

Explore the Dead Sea region with its numerous points of interest - geographical, historical and nature. Visit the base of the Roman Ramp, Botanical Garden, an ancient synagogue, National Park and finish the day tour with a refreshing swim in the Dead Sea. 

DAY 01

Tour Itinerary

  • Make an early start (3: 45 am - 4. 30 am) from your accommodation in Jerusalem.

  • Drive one and a half hours to the Dead Sea area

  • Walking tour of Masada - take either the short or long route.

  • Options: Climb up to Masada at dawn from the eastern Snake Path (1-hour moderate walk) OR drive towards Arad (2 and half hours drive from Jerusalem) to reach the Roman Camp (30 min easy walk).

  • The guide will talk about these areas as you walk/drive around.

  • Then walk down or take a cable car. 

  • Options: Breakfast or Snack at Masada OR Ein Gedi at Kibbutz Ein Gedi.

  • Visit Ein Gedi Kibbutz, with its internationally recognized Botanical Garden. Ein Gedi National Park also includes an ancient synagogue. 

  • Option: Visit and swim in David's fall Pool, Dead Sea Beach/Dead Sea Spa (float in the Dead Sea, Mud Packs and massage)

  • Option: Panoramic views of the desert monastery, Qasr el Yahud - traditional location of Jesus's baptism by John the Baptist in the Jordan River.

  • Option: Inn of the Good Samaritan, with its beautiful mosaics from church and synagogue floors of the Byzantine period.

  • 950 USD Per Group
  • Licensed tour guide

  • Air-conditioned, 5-passenger, licensed, and insured vehicle with fuel

  • Masada Museum entrance fee

  • Ein Gedi National Park entrance fee

  • Dead Sea spa entrance fees

  • All meals

  • Masada cable car fee, if used

  • Start the tour early to take advantage of the cooler part of the day 

  • Itinerary to be discussed with guests when booking. 

  • A full 10-12 hour day exploring the Dead Sea region.


Dead Sea (Israel), Jerusalem, Masada

Nature
Nature Tour
Archeology
Archeology Tour
History
History Tour
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Contributed By

Zel Lederman

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