Visit the Dead Sea and Masada with Private Guide
A full day exploring Masada and the Dead Sea area.
The Dead Sea is the Lowest Place on Earth. Floating in the Dead Sea, is an experience that you should not skip.
The drive to the area is via the Judean Desert, the smallest desert in the world.
Masada is an UNESCO World Heritage site. The fortress and palaces were built by King Herod. You will be exposed to the story of the Jewish rebels' final stand against the Roman.
The tour includes an overlook over the stunning St. George Monastery that is built on a cliff in the Desert.
Pick up from Tel Aviv hotel.
Drive to the Dead Sea area, going through Jerusalem, and via the Judean Desert.
Visit Masada site, get to the top of the mount with cable car.
Float in the Dead Sea, in one of the beaches.
There is a possibility to add and visit in En Gedy Nature Reserve, and/or Qumran, the place where the Dead Sea Scrolls were written.
On the way back, have wonderful overlook over St. George Monastery in the desert. The Monastery was built in the Byzantine period.
Return to Tel Aviv.
Make sure to have bathing suits and towels, for the Dead Sea.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: At the hotel in Tel Aviv
End location: At the hotel in Tel Aviv
Duration: 10 hours
The car is long Toyota Landcruiser, year 2013, with air-condition.
Guidance and transportation from Tel Aviv to the Dead Sea area, and back.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
200 Israel Shekels - Entrance fee to Masada and a Dead Sea beach, and lunch.
Entrances fee to Masada and a Dead Sea beach.
I am a driver guide. My car can fit up to 4 passengers and 2 kids comfortably (with A/C and Wi-Fi). For larger groups, I will rent bigger car.
I can guide inside all attractions, museums and monuments.
I guide in English.
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Day 2 in Israel. Tracing the steps Jesus took was our plan. Avraham was well prepared. From Nazareth, to Mount of Beatitudes, the Church of Multiplication, St. Peter's Primacy Church, Jordan River, Capernaum, and Sea of Galilee we read Holy Scripture at these sites to cement what we were seeing to Scripture. Lunch was at a local restaurant with fresh fish from the Sea of Galilee. Very special day for my husband and me.