MASADA / DEAD SEA
After breakfast, we will drive through the strangely lunar landscape of the
, the lowest point on earth at over 400 meters below sea level.
On the way, we’ll pass the
Dead Sea Scrolls
, 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.
Lunch at a restaurant on the way
Ein Gedi Kibbutz
Ein Gedi is a lush oasis set between the rugged Judean Desert and the sterile Dead Sea.
Below the craggy cliffs, nestling in the rocky canyons of
miraculous fresh water springs flowing into clear streams and waterfalls - which brings this corner
of the desert to life.
Dinner and overnight at your hotel by the Dead Sea