Our Masada Ein Gedi, and Dead Sea guided tour from Eilat, visits three of Israel’s true treasures. Available daily from Eilat, the tour will take you on a journey north through the Arava Valley, to
Our Masada Ein Gedi, and Dead Sea guided tour from Eilat, visits three of Israel’s true treasures. Available daily from Eilat, the tour will take you on a journey north through the Arava Valley, to one of the most fascinating regions in the world. Ascending with the cable car to Masada hilltop, and once at the top, explore the desert fortress which stands overlooking the Dead Sea, while your guide explains the history of the site. Continue to the Ein Gedi Nature Reserve which is an oasis in the Judean Desert with green wildlife and springs surrounded by sand. End the day with a visit to the Dead Sea, relax in the muds, float in the waters, and enjoy the unique experience before returning to your hotel in Eilat
**This tour is available daily during the winter season (from October 28th to March 28th), and as a private tour during the summer months**
Masada and Dead Sea tour from Eilat Highlights
Pickup from hotel or accommodation in Eilat
Drive through the desert to the fortress of Masada
Masada, an iconic site in Jewish history was originally built by King Herod and is a symbol of heroism because of the men who defended it from the Roman Empire.
Enter the park and reach the top of Masada by cable car
Once you arrive at the top of Masada, you will feel the story come to life as your tour guide retells the history of this fortress. You will also spend the morning taking in the amazing view of Israel from this plateau.
Enjoy a short hike in the stunning Ein Gedi Nature Reserve
Float in the Dead Sea and experience the therapeutic and healing powers of the water
Return to hotel in Eilat
05:45 – Pickup from hotels in Eilat
09:30 – Arrival to Masada. Ascend via the cable car and explore the site with guide
11:45 – Walk in the nature reserve at Ein Gedi, a desert oasis
14:00 – Relax at the Dead Sea, floating in the waters and immersing in the muds
16:30 – Free time for shopping / eating before departure to Eilat
18:00 – Departure to Eilat
22:00 – Arrival in Eilat
NB all timings are approximate and the order of sites is subject to change
Masada, Ein Gedi, Dead Sea Tour from Eilat Information
Tour price includes all transportation, guide, hotel pickup in Eilat, guiding, short video presentation about the Dead Sea and entrance to private beach at Dead Sea (worth $20)
Price does not include entry fees to Masada (76 NIS) and Ein Gedi (29 NIS).
Tour includes pickup and dropoff from all hotels in Eilat
Important information. From January 13 to January 27, 2018, the cable car is closed due to maintenance. On these days, passengers will reach Masada hilltop with a 20-min hiking path (called “Roman Path”, on the Western side of the hill). The hike will be guided by our experienced guide. During this period, you should expect the tour to end approximately one hour later than the normal schedule.