Departure: From Ashdod Port.
Duration: 8 – 10 hours, dependent on cruise ship anchoring time.
Route Information Pick up from Ashdod port at 08:00 a.m. (time may be changed in depending on anchoring time). Travel to the Dead Sea Valley via Ma’aleh Adumim. Drive past the Good Samaritan in the Judean Desert and past Jericho. Enter Qasr el Yahud (the traditional spot where the New Testament narrative states that the baptism of Jesus took place). Ascend to Masada by cable car to visit the fortress of The Hashmonaim and King Herod, the last stronghold of the Rebellions of Judia. Proceed on a short drive from Masada to enjoy a dip in lowest place on earth. Return to Ashdod Port.