Herod's Fortress and Palaces, Swim in the Dead Sea

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Herod's Fortress and Palaces, Swim in the Dead Sea

  • Pick up from your hotel in Tel Aviv or Jerusalem.
  • Drive through the Judean hills to the Dead Sea, the lowest place on Earth.
  • Visit a Dead Sea products shop.
  • Drive along the shores of the Dead Sea to Massada where you will 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, palaces, synagogue, water cisterns, mosaic floors, roman baths and other findings. Descend by cable car.
  • Continue to the Dead Sea to enjoy the unique opportunity to swim and float in the Dead Sea that many believe has therapeutic effects.
  • On the way back, view Qumeran caves, where the Dead Sea scrolls were found.
Note: Comfortable walking shoes, hats, sun screen, bathing suit and towel are recommended.

  • Every day
  • Tuesday
  • Friday
  • Wednesday
  • Sunday
  • Monday
  • Wednesday
  • Saturday
Departure Tourist Class Business Class
From Tel Aviv



From Jerusalem



  • (*)Luxury transportation
  • Maximum 19 travelers in group
Terms & Conditions

  • All tours are conducted by government licensed guides and in luxury air-conditioned vehicles and buses.
  • Changes in itinerary may occur due to holidays, force majeure or circumstances beyond our control.
  • Pick-up and drop-off times may be delayed due to traffic conditions.
  • The daily tours are conducted in English (second language upon request – guaranteed languages listed per tour).
  • Daily tours - entrance fees are included. Meals and tips are NOT included unless specified.
  • 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.
  • Passengers with special needs, e.g. 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 48 hours prior to tour. No refund for cancellation less than 48 hours from the day of the tour.
  • Valuable belongings should never be left unattended in the vehicle.
  • Simply, Israel or Rent-a-Guide will not accept responsibility for any loss, injury or damage.
  • For all tours (except for Masada & 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).