Small Group Day Trip to Masada and Dead Sea from Jerusalem

10 hours (Approx.)
Pick-up offered
Free cancellation
1 - 15
Mobile ticket


See the Judean Hills that lead to the Dead Sea, the lowest point on earth. Visit Massada, where you will learn the heroic story of the Jewish fighters. Ascend the mountain top by cable car and tour the fortress built by King Herod where you can visit the remains of the walls and mosaic floors before descending by cable car. Finally, stop to enjoy the unique opportunity to float in the Dead Sea and cover yourself with the mineral rich mud.


  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entry/Admission - Masada National Park
  • Entry/Admission - Dead Sea

What to expect

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Masada National Park, Masada 8698000 Israel

The impressive fortress of Massada was the last Jewish stronghold to fall to the Romans in 73 AD, a place that symbolizes the exile of the Jews from the Holy Land.

Duration: 1 hour 10 minutes

Stop At: Dead Sea, Israel

The Dead Sea or ‘Sea of Salt’ is situated at the lowest point on Earth, 427 meters below sea level. At nearly 35% salinity it is one of the saltiest bodies of water on the planet, creating a harsh environment for animals - making it impossible to live there, hence its name. Its extreme saltiness also means that rather than swimming in the Dead Sea, people float on the surface.

Duration: 2 hours

Time of tour

09:00 AM

Meeting point

Traveler pickup is offered

Additional information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • The tour is operated by bilingual guides
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Service animals are allowed only if the person with a disability have a companion with him
  • Disabled visitors that use wheelchair- must have a companion to escort them
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 19 travelers
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival


  • Gratuities
  • Qumran Caves (entrance is not included)

Ticket delivery

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.


For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.
January 2020

Masada was excellent. For our once in a lifetime trip to the Dead Sea, our guide took us to the worst part of the Dead Sea where swimming was dangerous and almost impossible. My partner scratched his leg on the rocks as he slipped on the clay trying to get out of the water, because the WAVE hit h...

September 2019

I loved the convenience of a small guided tour and not having to drive. Yossi, our tour guide was enthusiastic and entertaining. Not only did he convey the history and significance of these areas, but also talked about the culture and challenges of modern day Israel. Masada in July is quite hot...

May 2019

Super informative tour with a very knowledgeable guide. Participants should know, though, that lunch at the spa will cost extra, though worth the price. Also, it is highly advisable to bring your own plastic shoes/flip flops, if you have some, as the beach is stony. The guide was very helpful, kn...

September 2018

The tour was a great experience. Pickup at the hotel was well organized and on time. The car was a modern minivan for 20 people. Our guide provided a lot of interesting background information on the way to our destinations as well as on site at Masada and Ein Gedi.

August 2018

A tour is probably the most convenient way to visit the Masada and Dead Sea as a tourist without a car, but we were a bit disappointed with our guide, who was unenthusiastic and even bored us during the Masada portion - which shouldn't be the case as the history of Masada is quite interesting. He...

Cristina A
April 2018

We had a spectacular day at Massada and Dead Sea. Our Lea guide made all the difference in having rich information about the tour. She was fantastic, engaging and full of historical details that marked our trip. Congratulations READ for the excentente work, by the company Rent a Guide. Profession...

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