Drive eastward through the Wilderness of Judea, see the Bedouin settlements along the way, passing by the Inn of the Good Samaritan descending to the lowest point on earth - the Dead Sea, 400 Meters below sea level.
Proceed south along the Dead Sea west coast, view of Qumeran and its caves where the famous Dead Sea scrolls were found, the oasis of Ein Gedi, arrive at Mt. Massada.
Ascend by the cable car to the mount, enjoy the breathtaking view of the wilderness, tour the impressive ruins of the great fortress established by king Herod the great over 2000 years ago, which later on became the last stronghold of the Jewish rebels against the Roman empire (73 AD).
See the walls, the palaces, the storerooms, the Roman bath House, the old synagogue, the Roman encampments and the ramp.
Descend by the cable car and travel to a nearby beach of the Dead Sea - stop for a swim in its therapeutic waters, experience the black mud and enjoy these unforgettable feelings of floating on the water.
Please Note: The crystallized salt in the water may be sharp therefore it is recommended to wear plastic or rubber beach shoes or sandals on the beach and in the water at the Dead Sea.