The Dead Sea is famous for various reasons: it is the lowest point on earth (below sea level!), the water is so salty that you even read a newspaper while you float and its mud has amazing benefits for the skin! It is also a beautiful place surrounded by many attractions you definitely can’t miss on your trip to Israel.
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Top Abraham Hostel Dead Sea Tours
Dead Sea Chill Out Tour – 150 NIS
Sunday and Wednesday | Not Guided | English | 4 hours | 150 NIS/ $39
Perfect if you want to relax and enjoy the Dead Sea, float in the water, cover yourself in the therapeutic mud and spend the day on the beach.
Masada Sunrise, Ein Gedi and Dead Sea Tour – 252-261 NIS
Departs Tel Aviv and Jerusalem
Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday | Self guided | English | 9 hours | Jerusalem 252 NIS/ $65, Tel Aviv 261 NIS / $70
For morning people! This tour takes you to hike your way up Masada early in the morning so you can enjoy the beautiful view just when the sun is rising. Visit the Ein Gedi Natural Reserve and finish the day relaxing in the Dead Sea.
Masada, Ein Gedi and Dead Sea Tour – 280 NIS
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday | Self guided | English | 9 hours | 280 NIS/ $73
If you are not loving the idea of waking up super early, this tour will take you to the same amazing places as the Masada Sunrise Tour but later in the day. Visit and learn the history of Masada (go up with the cable car!), hike trough Ein Gedi Natural Reserve and enjoy the Dead Sea and its salty water.
Jerusalem and the Dead Sea – 495 NIS
Everyday | Self-Guided | 3 days (2 nights) | 495 NIS/ $130
Walk along the streets of the Old City of Jerusalem; visit the Western Wall, the Via Dolorosa and other must-go places in Jerusalem before you travel to float in the salty water of the Dead Sea.
This is part of our series of Best Tours in Israel Guides. Also check out our Guide to the Best Tours in Jerusalem, Best Tours in Tel Aviv, Best Tours in Petra, Best Tours in the West Bank and Best Christian Tours.