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"Trips to the dead Sea and Massada" Israel Favorite Tip by iblatt

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Favorite thing: The Dead Sea in Massada can be done as a day tour from Jerusalem, same as Florence can be done as a one day tour from Rome...

It all depends on time and interest, but I would recommend doing this in 2 days: Go from Jerusalem to Kumran, then to Ein Gedi or Ein Boqeq and stay overnight there; next day Massada and Ein Gedi / Ein Boqeq (depending on what you haven't done yet), and back to Jerusalem.

Other than that, if you have an interest in desert hikes, you can go to the Ein Gedi field school or to Metzokei Dargot and do some amazing hikes in the Judran desert.

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  • Written Sep 14, 2011
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