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Sun rise at Massada and the Dead Sea (Private tour, Daily)

Nothing can compare to a desert sunrise. Combine this with the lowest point on earth and an exhilarating climb to the peak of Mt. Massada, and you have the perfect recipe for an unforgettable adventure.

All entrance fees are included!
Depart: very early departure (subject to sunrise time)


Early departure from Tel Aviv / Jerusalem area hotels.

We drive eastward through the Wilderness of Judea, see the Bedouin settlements along the way, passing by the Inn of the Good Samaritan descending to the lowest point on earth - the Dead Sea, 400 Meters below sea level. 

Proceed south along the Dead Sea west coast, view of Qumeran and its caves where the famous Dead Sea Scrolls were found, the oasis of Ein Gedi, arrive at Mt. Massada. Early climb up the Snake Path leading to Mt. Massada rising almost 400 meters above the Dead Sea, arrive at the top to enjoy a breathtaking  view of a majestic sunrise over Moav Mountains and the Judean Desert.

Tour of the impressive ruins of the great fortress established by king Herod the great over 2000 years ago, which later on became the last stronghold of the Jewish rebels against the Roman Empire (73 AD). See the walls, the palaces, the storerooms, the Roman bath House, the old synagogue, the Roman encampments and the ramp. 

Descend by the cable car and travel to a nearby beach of the Dead Sea - stop for a swim in its therapeutic waters, experience the black mud and enjoy these unforgettable feelings of floating on the water.

Return to Hotel:
Ending in the afternoon.

  • 1)Prices apply for a pick up/drop off in Jerusalem, a supplement of $150 per vehicle will apply for a pick up and drop off in Tel Aviv area.
  • 2)On Saturday and Jewish holidays a supplement of $130 per vehicle will apply.

Comfortable walking shoes and head cover are required.

Tour participants must be in good health conditions.

We recommend to book the tour at least 24 hours in advance.


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Price includes:

  1. Service of a private licensed driver/guide.
  2. Deluxe comfortable government licensed private tourist vehicle.
  3. Entrance fees.
  4. Pick up/drop off in Jerusalem.
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