MASSADA AND DEAD SEA

Herod’s Fortress and palaces; Swim in the Dead Sea

Depart Tel Aviv via the Judean hills to the Dead Sea, the lowest place on earth; Visit a Dead Sea cosmetic products shop. Drive along the shores of the Dead Sea to Massada and learn about the heroic story of the Jewish fighters. Ascend by cable car and tour the mountain fortress built by King Herod, where the Zealots of the first century made their last stand against the Romans. Visit the remains of the walls, palace, synagogue, water cisterns, mosaic floors, roman baths and other findings.  Descend by cable car. Continue to the Dead Sea; Enjoy the unique opportunity to float in the Dead Sea and cover yourself with the mineral rich mud that many believe has its therapeutic effects. Return to point of departure.

NOTE:

  • Spa treatments are not included; Lockers are available at additional cost.
  • Comfortable walking shoes, hat, sun screen, bathing suit and towel are recommended.

DEPARTURE:  Daily

PICK-UP:  

  • Netanya hotels –    from 06:30
  • Hertzliya hotels –    from 07:00
  • Tel-Aviv hotels –    from 07:20 to 07:50
  • Jerusalem hotels –    from 09:00 to 09:30; Friday & Saturday : 08:45-09:15

*Guests should be waiting at the earlier time indicated.

Rate per person Tourist class Business class
From Tel-Aviv $114 $130
From Jerusalem $105 $121

Business class: up to 19 passengers in a group

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

  • All tours are conducted by government licensed guides and in luxury air-conditioned vehicles and buses.
  • Prices include complimentary pick up from major hotels.
  • Transfers from/to hotels or meeting point may be accompanied with drivers to avoid delays.
  • Tourists are required to be ready at the earlier pick up time indicated.
  • Delays in pick up beyond the estimated range may occur due to unforeseen reasons and/or traffic conditions.
  • Changes in itinerary and pick up times may occur due to holidays, force majeure or circumstances beyond our control.
  • The daily tours are conducted bilingual (please see guaranteed language list on page 3 )
  • Daily tours - entrance fees are included. Meals and tips are NOT included.
  • 10% discount on daily tours granted to children under 12 years old and students with international student card.
  • 25% discount on daily tours for children under 7 years old.
  • Children under 2 – free of charge.
  • Passengers with special needs: wheelchairs, carriages or baby chairs need to notify us about their needs in advance.
  • On daily tours the tourists are obliged to stay with the group at all times. Separation from the other travelers may result in being left behind and will be at the customer’s expense.
  • Cancellation Fees:  25% for notification 24 hours prior to tour. No refund for cancellation on the day of the tour.
  • Valuable belongings should never be left unattended in the vehicle.
  • Rent-a-guide will not accept responsibility for any loss, injury or damage.
  • For all tours (except for Massada & Dead Sea) modest attire is required for visiting holy places of any religion (men with head covering, women with shoulder covering; for both men and women - no shorts).