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Excursion to Massada and Dead Sea - Tour from Jerusalem

  • When does it run?
    English Speaking Tour: Daily
    German Speaking Tour: Wednesday
    French Speaking Tour: Tuesday & Friday
    Spanish Speaking Tour: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday & Sunday
  • Start time

    Start time: Pick up from Jerusalem hotels from 8:50am

    Please remember that these schedules are subject to change - please confirm with our local activity operator a day before the tour

  • Duration
    8 hours Approx
Inclusions
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Transportation in an air-conditioned coach
  • Bilingual guide (English and Spanish/ French /German)
  • Entrance fee to Massada and two-way cable car
COVID-19 Safety guidelines

Key Highlights

  • Visit the ancient fortress of King Herod
  • Float in the Dead Sea, the lowest point on earth

Overview

See the majestic desert fortress of King Herod and ‘swim’ in the Dead Sea on this sightseeing tour, available from both Jerusalem and Tel Aviv.

Drive pass by Inn of the Good Samaritan in the Judean Desert, which features in one of the parables of Jesus.

Gaunt and majestic, the Massada (Hebrew for fortress) fortress of King Herod is situated on top of an isolated rock cliff at the western end of the Judean Desert. It towers 430 m. above the Dead Sea.

Float in the Dead Sea, the lowest place on earth. Enjoy the famous Dead Sea mud packs and revel in its therapeutic mineral waters.

Find the hotel pick up list. Please check USEFUL DOWNLOADS.

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    English Speaking Tour: Daily
    German Speaking Tour: Wednesday
    French Speaking Tour: Tuesday & Friday
    Spanish Speaking Tour: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday & Sunday

  • Duration

    8 hours Approx

  • Start time

    Start time: Pick up from Jerusalem hotels from 8:50am

    Please remember that these schedules are subject to change - please confirm with our local activity operator a day before the tour

  • Meeting Point

    Pick up from your hotel. (Please mention your hotel name and address at the time of booking. If you do not have this information now, our customer service executives will get in touch and confirm the details)

  • Ending Point

    Your hotel in Jerusalem.

Itinerary

  • You will be picked up from your hotel in Jerusalem in an air-conditioned coach and taken for an Excursion to Massada and Dead Sea. A bilingual guide (English and Spanish/French/German) will accompany you on this tour.

    Ascend by cable car to tour the 2000-year-old gaunt and majestic Massada fortress and palace of King Herod. Enjoy the view as you travel upwards to this Zealot stronghold as it towers 430m above the Dead Sea. Spend about two hours here.

    Drive to lunch (payable direct) and then float in the mineral-rich Dead Sea - at 400m. below sea level, the lowest place on earth. Take a mud-bath! And benefit from the therapeutic qualities of the natural Dead Sea mud. You have 2.15 hours in which to extract the maximum enjoyment out of this unique experience.

    The tour ends at the starting point.

Inclusions & Exclusions

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Transportation in an air-conditioned coach
  • Bilingual guide (English and Spanish/ French /German)
  • Entrance fee to Massada and two-way cable car
  • Meals

Useful downloads

Please note

Please call the local activity operator at least 24 hours prior to the start of the tour to confirm all departure details.

It is mandatory to state your passport (country) and passport number. This is necessary to finalize a booking, as people who hold just Israeli citizenship need to pay 18% V.A.T. on addition to the given price (people of Israeli citizenship wishing to book are requested to contact us).

If you require a guide who speaks German, French, or Spanish (in addition to English) please state your preferred language when booking. Tour can be run in just one language.

Please bring your passport with you.

Animals are not permitted on the tour.

Additional info

The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have

Customer Reviews

  • Well planned and nicely executed!
    Ms D'Souza, India 03/17/2017
  • Excellent experience highly recommended!
    D M Torres Gonzales, United Kingdom 07/12/2011
  • awesome
    Roselyn Linda Finau, United Kingdom 06/13/2011

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