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Masada Sunrise, Ein Gedi and Dead Sea Tour from Tel Aviv

Product ID: 240892
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Enjoy the opportunity to make life-long memories and hike through Masada National Park to watch the sunrise over the sandy landscape. Immerse yourself in the wilderness of the region, cool off in a desert oasis, and swim in the world-famous Dead Sea.
About this activity
Duration 12 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Driver
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Travel through the Judean Desert to the lowest region on Earth, passing the ‘Inn of the Good Samaritan’ as you descend towards the Dead Sea
  • Hike up to the top of Masada's ancient desert fortress and climb the famous ‘Snake Path’ as the first signs of light appear on the horizon
  • Take a quick walk around the Masada site before descending and discover the history of one the greatest Jewish symbols of hope and pride
  • Swim in Ein Gedi nature reserve's cooling waters and bathe in the beautiful waterfalls
  • Relax in rejuvenating mineral rich mud nearby the floating waters of the Dead Sea
Full description
The tour departs Tel Aviv at 2:00 AM and Jerusalem at 3:00 AM and drives towards the Jordan Valley, passing magnificent desert landscapes along the way. Arrive at Masada National Park and follow the famous Snake Path to the top of the cliff at the fascinating Masada fortress. Feel the cool night slowly turn into day and watch a spectacular sunrise over the Dead Sea, illuminating the surrounding desert and mountain regions.

At the lookout, learn about the rich-history of Masada, a UNESCO World Heritage Listed site that is perched upon a clifftop overlooking the Judean Desert and the Dead Sea. With your guide, uncover the stories surrounding the fortress, which was built by King Herod the Great and dates back to 37 BC.

For the next part of your adventure, drive to Ein Gedi, a vibrant desert oasis. Enjoy a leisurely hike around the landscape or cool off from the heat with a refreshing dip in one of the streams, natural pools, or springs. Keep a watch out for friendly mountain goats and other animals amongst the surrounding vegetation. Finally, head down to the lowest point on Earth, the Dead Sea, and float in the world-famous salty waters, cover yourself in rejuvenating mud, and relax before returning to Tel Aviv.
Includes
  • Pickup and drop-off in Tel Aviv
  • Transportation in an air-conditioned car/van/bus
  • Bathing in a private beach in the Dead Sea
What’s Not Included
  • Health insurance
  • All kinds of drinks
  • Masada entrance (29 NIS)
  • Ein-Gedi entrance (29 NIS)

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Pick-up from Tel Aviv, Grand Beach Hotel.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Swimwear
  • Towel
  • Food and drinks
  • Sunscreen
Know before you go
• Please wear comfortable shoes and bring your swimwear and a towel
• The private beach at the Dead Sea has a shower, bathroom, and changing facilities
Customer reviews
Overall rating
3.9 / 5
based on 21 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.1/5
Organization
4.3/5
Value for money
4.0/5
Safety
4.4/5

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Product ID: 240892