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9-Hour Masada, Ein Gedi, and Dead Sea Tour from Jerusalem

  • Visit Masada, Ein Gedi, and the Dead Sea in a day from Jerusalem
  • Self-guide at Masada and Ein Gedi, with entry and other fees at own expense
  • Free time at the Dead Sea to enjoy the salt waters and mineral mud
9-Hour Masada, Ein Gedi, and Dead Sea Tour from Jerusalem
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9-Hour Masada, Ein Gedi, and Dead Sea Tour from Jerusalem
Masada, the Dead Sea, and Ein Gedi are situated close to each other, but visiting them in a day from Jerusalem is difficult without a rental car. This day trip makes it easy and gives you free time at each to explore independently. Visit Masada’s ruins, enjoy Ein Gedi, and float in the Dead Sea. Transport and Dead Sea beach admission included, with everything else at own expense.
What to Expect
Start with early pickup in central Jerusalem and travel eastward by air-conditioned minibus toward Masada. Admire wonderful views across the Dead Sea—the lowest place on Earth—to Jordan’s mountains en route, and capture them on camera.

At Masada, hop out to explore the plateau independently. Enter the site (own expense) and ride the cable car (own expense) to the summit to stroll around the ruins—the remains of a Herodian fortress and site of an AD 74 Jewish rebellion.

Continue to Ein Gedi, a nature reserve situated near the Dead Sea. Head inside (own expense), explore the trails, gardens, springs, and pools alone, and, if you wish, refuel at the café (own expense).

Finally, visit a Dead Sea beach to float in the salty waters, bathe in the mineral-rich mud, or simply enjoy the sunshine and views. Your trip then ends with a Jerusalem drop-off.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Great help before the event through the hostel's volunteers, great guides during the event

I had such an amazing time with Miki, our driver. He gave us important information to our tour and I liked his humor. Also a BIG THANK YOU to Susanna, the volunteer that gave me the idea to go on this trip. Without her recommnendation,...More

Thank aleton88
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a professionally run and organised tour. I cannot thank this company any more for the great experience they have provided. The tour went over and above expectations as not only were we driven to each site, we were given a tonne of information...More

Thank Sand_Experience
Reviewed July 29, 2018
Wonderful day trip, highly recommend

Great trip that left on time and all three stops well worth the visit! Met some interesting other traveler, many traveling alone which was delightful. Masada was amazing and the Dead Sea visit is a must see!

Thank talbertconsult
Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile
Great day tour with knowledgeable driver

We went on this tour to mostly to see the dead sea and float in its buoyant waters. It was a great tour, the driver told us lots of stories from the old testiment that related to the different areas we drove through. Masada was...More

1  Thank SamB4133
Reviewed June 7, 2018 via mobile
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Historic site about 1 hour from Jerusalem. Hot..hot...take comfortable shoes. You go up on a 3 minute Tram ride. Get a guide. About a 1-2 hour tour. Take water. A must.

Thank bajajulio
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Marcie L
June 22, 2018|
Response from bajajulio | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Walking is very hard....and harder wslking down because of stress on the knee joints. Cable car every 15 minutes.
April 16, 2018|
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