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Masada and the Dead Sea Day Trip from Jerusalem

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USD 108.00
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Discover two of Israel's must-see sights on this memorable day trip from Jerusalem. You'll explore the legendary ruins of Masada and King Herod's palaces, and enjoy a therapeutic visit to the famous Dead Sea. This unforgettable day trip also passes the setting of one of the New Testament's most famous parables, the Good Samaritan.

Due to maintenance working of the cable car, the site of Masada will be closed between January 13th-27th 2019. 

As a substitution, tour will visit at Qumran caves and Baptism site on the Jordan River.
  • Hassle-free day trip to Masada and Dead Sea from Jerusalem by coach
  • Tour Masada’s ruins with a guide to learn about its past
  • Unrushed visit to Dead Sea to relax in its waters and mineral mud
  • Extra convenient: includes entry fees, guide, and central hotel transfers
What to Expect
Depart your central Jerusalem hotel or other city-center location by air-conditioned coach and journey to Masada, where a crumbled ancient fortress covers a mountaintop. Along the way, listen as your guide points out places of interest, including the site of the bible’s Good Samaritan parable. Nearing Masada, experience panoramic views of the Dead Sea before riding the cable car for a guided tour of the 2,000-year-old mountain fortress and its relics. View and learn about the must-sees and hear about the mass suicide of Jewish zealots here in AD 74. Then, pass Ein Gedi and the Qumran Caves, where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found, and visit the Dead Sea, situated at the Earth’s lowest point. Enjoy ample time to wallow in the salt waters and mineral-rich mud before traveling back to Jerusalem past Jericho and ending your trip at the original starting point.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Departure Time
Your location 8:30am
Dan Hotel 08:45am
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Professional guide
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Cable Car up to Masada
  • Entry/Admission - Dead Sea
  • Entry/Admission - Masada National Park
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 12 hours of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Minimum age is 4 years
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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A very intense day with a great tour guide! We enjoyed Dan's incredible knowledge about the history of Israel and how he managed the entire organization!!!

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Amir Gilbert is an excellent tour guide whom ensured that everyone enjoyed the trip very much! His knowledge of Masada and Dead sea is unreleased insight of history. I really recommend this tour. The company, BeinHarim operations very professional. Big thank you to all including...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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BeinHarim-Israel, Media customer service at Bein Harim Tourism Services - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks so much for this accurate account of your tour giuded by Amir G. He sure deserves your feedback on the great job he does with his tour group.Sharing informative commentary and taking care of his travelers. Your mention of Bein Hari operations team is...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

Masada/Dead Sea Tour Bein Harim Tours Tour Guide : Avi Our small group tour left Jerusalem on a 19 passenger van heading first to Masada, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. We had a break at a kibbutz that sold Dead Sea products about an hour...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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BeinHarim-Israel, Media customer service at Bein Harim Tourism Services - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks so much for this accurate and detailed account of your tour and guide Avi.We a e happy to read you came way with an enjoyable and memorable tour experience.Avi sure is worthy of this feedback for the great job he does with his group...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I did the Dead Sea and Masada trip yesterday and it was fantastic, largely thanks to the great environment that Dorit facilitated for all of us to get the best out of the experience. Her humour and positivity encouraged us to feel at home while...More

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BeinHarim-Israel, Media customer service at Bein Harim Tourism Services - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

WOW!!Doritr earned this for sure. thanks so much for sharing your satisfaction in this rave 5 star review of your tour and your guide Dorit.She is worthy of such complimentary review for her professional efforts, tour mangement skills, and infinite wealth of knowledge that she...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My two sons & I had a great time visiting Masada & the Dead Sea!! Our tour guide, Dorit Epstein was knowledgeable, fun, and very receptive to all our questions. Her expertise surely elevated the enjoyment of our trip. Our bus driver, Mohammed, was very...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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BeinHarim-Israel, Media customer service at Bein Harim Tourism Services - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks very much for this acknoweldgement of your satisfaction with your guide Dorit on the Masada tour. Dorit deserves such feedback for her professionalism and tour management skills. We are happy that you came away with a memorable and enlightening tour experience, with Bein Harim...More

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3 August 2019|
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Response from jimblair2000 | Reviewed this property |
We took a bus tour, All seem to be pretty much the same from what I understand . If you go to Masada as we did I thoroughly recommend the restaurant there as we had the best food at the best prices as value for money in... More
7 May 2019|
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Response from BeinHarim-Israel | Property representative |
AS the available facilitated beaches are very scarce on this shoreline , we use a fully facilated beach called Kalia, yes, and it does have a locker facilities, newly renovated showers etc, spa treatments, restaurant... More
20 January 2019|
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Response from GopalS699 | Reviewed this property |
I was just a traveller from India visiting these places of tourist interests.
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