My husband and I would like to go to Jerusalem and also dead sea from Ashdod. Our ship docks early morning on a Monday and does not leave until Tuesday evening. We only want to do one long day as ships itinery means we are busy and would be nice to rest a little too.
I have thought of doing tour (not private as too expensive), however due to wanting to stay and have dinner in Jerusalem they don't necessarily meet our needs. Have also thought about going by bus, not sure whether there is a bus from Ashdod to dead sea, catching a bus or taxi to Jerusalem, doing a tour when in Jerusalem, including Armenian quarter (my husbands grandfather was Armenian), having dinner - recommendations would be great please, and then catching bus or taxi back to Ashdod.
I have also read on other posts that it can be difficult getting back to ship from the port???
Would be grateful for any help anyone can give us please. Thanks.