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Address: Masada 8698000, Israel
Phone Number: +972-86584207
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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$750.00*
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Private Tour: Masada at Dawn, or Later, from Jerusalem
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Masada and Dead Sea Daily Tour from Herzliya
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Private Tour: Masada and Dead Sea Day Trip from Tel Aviv

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This beautiful mountain and the ruins on top were definitely a highlight when we visited Israel. Some of us took the gondola and some of us walked (when walking, make sure you... read more

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Passau, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This beautiful mountain and the ruins on top were definitely a highlight when we visited Israel. Some of us took the gondola and some of us walked (when walking, make sure you bring good shoes, lots of water and sunscreen!). Firstly, the view from up there is sensational, Dead Sea and desert is a beautiful combo! Secondly, the history of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We visited here to see the sunrise. The park opened at 5:20 and the walk up to the top following the snake trail took about 45min and we were on top in time to see the sun come up behind the mountains of Jordan on the opposite side of the Dead Sea. There is a cable car, however that was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Masada Sunrise, Ein Gedi and Dead Sea a Tour I arrived at Tel Aviv late on Wednesday afternoon. Although the 13-hour flight was uncomfortable it did not detract from the excitement of being in Tel Aviv. I took the shuttle to the Hotel Indigo and after I checked in I showered and dressed in my hiking clothes and packed my... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We visited Masada today and it was well worth the time. Our guide told us about the buildings and what they were used for on our tour. The view is breath taking from many areas and the cable car ride to the mountain was enjoyable. We would highly recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Just one word fabulous well worth the visit we went up at 10 am which was good starting to get hot and busy it cost us 70€ which is about 140nls which includes the cable car up and down views amazing and very interesting they hold shows in the evening every Tuesday and Thursday when the site lights up we... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful place to visit if you are nearby. I recommend on taking the cable car since the walking road is often closed. Make sure to bring something to cover your head and a big bottle of water since the heat is way stronger than anywhere else in Israel.

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Amman, Jordan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You really can't appreciate this place until you are there. The site of a mass suicide of Jewish rebels against a Roman siege, the story was immortalized in Josephus' Jewish War. Now take a cable car to the top, visit the well-marked and reconstructed remains, and take in the phenomenal views of the Dead Sea and more. Bucket list.

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Masada is a must do when visiting the dead sea area. I have had the pleasure of going twice, once in 2014 and again in 2016. Go in the morning! Depending on the time of year it can reach unbearable temperatures in the mid 40's. You need a few hours to tour all of the moutain top and take in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best if there 7-8 am. Smallest crowd and not as hot. If you don't mind reading signs and use a map, there is no need to hire a guide. Thou some group tours looked very entertaining. Went there by local bus. Drivers were nice and helpful in advising where to get off.

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Hayward, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hard to believe Masada was a stronghold of a king and led to an important siege as it is far from major cities. Still. worth a guided visit which includes clip from the O'Toole movie. Not to strenuous a walk when on plateau. Just the trip there is exciting.

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