The Masada Day Tour
A Day in the deserts!!
Masada Ein Gedi Dead Sea
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday
07:30 - 16:00
The Masada Day tour is a 8/9 hour desert experience combining history, nature and fun all in one full day trip. On this tour we leave Jerusalem at 7:30 in the morning, drive down into the Judean desert and visit three stunning sites.
This tour is planned based on using the cable car to go up and down the Masada maintain. If the weather allows it and if you don't mind having less time to spend up on the mountain, you may pick to hike one or two ways.
Itinerary Ein Gedi, Masada, Dead Sea
Day of the week Monday, Wednesday, Saturday
Pick up time 07:30
point 1 - Mevo Hamatmid 16 (by the tree in the street)
Point 2 - Jaffo 29 (Mushrooom chairs)
Arrival back 16:00
Price includes: Transportation, Information, Entrance fee to the Dead Sea
Price does not include: Entrance fee to Masada (31/59/77) and Ein Gedi (28)
What to bring with you on this tour?
Food (Snacks available to buy)
Money for entrance fee (Masada 28/56/74. Ein Gedi 28)
Student card (Might give discount on entrance fees)
Towel (Renting a towel is possible on the beach)
More information about the Masada Day tour:
Ein Gedi - nature reserve. A desert oasis in the heart of the dry Judean desert. Take a walk around the Ein Gedi waterfalls and enjoy the amazing contrast of fresh flowing streams in between the desert rocks. You can also dip into the pools.
At Ein gedi You can take a break to eat or have a coffee.
Total time in Ein Gedi - 01:20 hours.
Entrance fee 28 NIS
Masada - One of the most popular visiting sites in Israel. Where you see the ruins of an ancient fortress on the top of an isolated rock plateau in the Judean desert. Built by King Herod the Great, the fortress became the last hold of the Jewish rebels escaping from Romans in Jerusalem.
Take the cable car up and down the mountain and spend the time exploring the archeological ruins and enjoying the view of the desert. If the weather allows it and if you don't mind having less time to spend up on the mountain, you may pick to hike one or two ways.
Total time at Masada - 02:20 hours.
Entrance fee+cable car both ways = 77NIS. 59NIS if you hike one way and 31NIS if you hike both ways. Not always the hiking path is open, depends on the heat.
The Dead Sea. Kalia/Neve Midbar beach on the north corner of the Dead Sea. Earth’s lowest elevation on land. Relax on the Dead Sea beach, experience the amazing feeling of floating in its salty water and playing with its famous black mineral mud.
Total time at the Dead Sea 01:40 minutes!
Entrance fee (of 60/85 shekels!) is included in the tour!