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Full-Day Masada and Dead Sea from Tel Aviv

Highlights
  • Experience Masada and the Dead Sea in a day by coach from Tel Aviv
  • Explore Masada’s mountaintop ruins and learn their history from a guide
  • Visit the Dead Sea to enjoy its salt waters and therapeutic mud
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Full-Day Masada and Dead Sea from Tel Aviv
From US$120.00
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Full day tour by coach
Full day tour to Dead Sea and Massada by coach with a maximum 53 passengers.
From US$120.00
Full day tour by minibus
Tour to Massada and Dead Sea with a government licensed English speaking guide; Travel by minibus with a maximum 19 passengers.
From US$136.00
Overview
Traveling to Masada and the Dead Sea from Tel Aviv without a guide means missing insight on both destinations and the surrounding region. This tour provides the full lowdown and experience, with commentary on passing sights including the Qumran Caves, a guided tour of Masada’s ruins, and time to relax at the Dead Sea. Upgrade to tour by minibus in a smaller group, if you wish.
What to Expect
Book your preferred tour option and depart your Tel Aviv hotel by air-conditioned vehicle destined for Masada, where an ancient ruined fortress lies on a mountain plateau. En route, visit a Dead Sea mineral cosmetics shop and pass the Qumran Caves, where the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered.

At Masada, ride a cable car up the slopes to explore the Herodian and Roman ruins. See the remnants of Herod’s fortress-palace and an age-old synagogue, and hear about the Jewish zealots who committed mass suicide here to escape besieging Romans in AD 74.

Next, drive to the Dead Sea, located at the Earth’s lowest point. Enjoy time to float in the salt waters and bathe in the mineral-rich mud, believed by many to have healing properties.

Finally, return to Tel Aviv, where your tour concludes at your hotel.

Please note: The tour does not include a visit to the Qumran Caves.
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1 - 5 of 19 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
A truly fantastic and unforgettable day

I am so happy I decided to book a day tour with “Rent a Guide” to Masada and the Dead Sea. It cost, in GBP just over £90, which was fantastic value for money!! I had a cab pick me up from my hotel in...More

1  Thank superhoops79
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
amazing experience

We did the tour last March (Easter, easy to book, easy to reach them over the phone, bus was really nice and clean, bus driver was super professional and the Guide was EXCELLENT!!!!, extremely knowledgeable, at this point I am kind of ashamed of myself...More

Thank mau744
Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile
Wonderful day trip, great guide!

We had a wonderful day. Loved seeing messada in the dessert and it was such great experience to float in the Dead Sea. The guide and chauffeur, Michael, was fantastic, super attentive, very knowledgeable and a very safe driver. What a great day it was,...More

Thank Pine V
Reviewed 18 March 2018
Perfect day with Michael

We choosed this tour to experience Masada and the Dead Sea and enjoyed a perfect day: Our Guide Michael provided a lot of background information not only about the historical aspects but also from actual life in Israel! Highly recommended!

Thank MarcvonBern
Reviewed 12 March 2018
Full-Day Masada and Dead Sea from Tel Aviv

We were very pleased with our full day tour of Masada and the Dead Sea, departing from Tel Aviv. Given the inexpensive price of the tour for a full day, we were expecting mainly a driver, but instead had a full day of learning about...More

Thank Raemi G
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Response from superhoops79 | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely!! There’s a short stop en route to stretch your legs and maybe grab a snack and coffee? And when you reach the Dead Sea there’s a restaurant inside the spa and pool centre that serves exquisite food. But... More
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