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DAY 7

MASADA / DEAD SEA

DAY 8

DEPARTURE

After breakfast, we will drive through the strangely lunar landscape of the

Judean desert

and down

to the

Dead Sea,

the lowest point on earth at over 400 meters below sea level.

On the way, we will pass the

Qumran Caves

where the

Dead Sea Scrolls

were discovered.

A visit to

Masada

, where we will take the cable car to the top of the mountain to marvel at King

Herod’s desert palace fort and last stronghold of the Jewish zealots against Roman domination in

73 CE.

We arrive to

Ein Bokek

for lunch in one of the Dead Sea hotels, followed by a relaxing float on the

Dead Sea, with access to the hotel swimming pool.

Dinner and overnight at your hotel in Jerusalem

Transfer to and assistance in Ben Gurion Airport

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