Tour Petra, Masada, and the Dead Sea, for 3 days. Tour Petra, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Tour Masada with the ancient palaces, and swim in the Dead Sea. Visit the Dead Sea Spa, and luxuriate in the spring mineral baths.
Masada is the famous place where the Romans laid siege for months, and eventually captured Masada from the Israelites. Masada is located in the desert on a plateau. In 31 Masada. Herod the Great constructed 2 palaces on Masada for his personal use. To reach Masada there is a cable car, or take the snake path and walk up.
Dead Sea is the deepest lake with a depth of 304 meters. The water of the Dead Sea is abundant with minerals, and people flock here from all over the world to soak in its warm waters. The water is 33% salt, so much salt, that no living thing can survive.
Petra is the number one tourist site in Jordan today. Entering the site you will soon understand why it became one of the seven wonders of the world. The Treasury is an awesome site to see, with its Roman like facade, and its amazing size. It is said that the room inside was used as a sacrificial chamber. Continuing on tour the Roman theater with the tombs jutting out between the seating. There are many more facades, mourning halls, crypts, caves, and other things to view.
This tour can also start from Tel Aviv, with a return flight from Eilat.
Day 1: Masada
Start the tour by being collected by one of our professional drivers at 07:00 a.m. from your hotel, or any location in Eilat.
Drive to Masada with your guide and take the cable car up, your guide will explain to you what you are seeing. Take the full tour with your guide.
When you come down from Masada go for lunch in the local restaurant.
After lunch travel to the Dead Sea and check into your hotel for overnight.
Day 2: Dead Sea
In the morning wake up to the sunshine, and take a walk to the beach, or go to the spa. This is a free day and includes the entrance to the spa, so take advantage of it. In the late afternoon your driver will pick you up for the drive to Eilat. Check in to your hotel, and you will have a free evening in Eilat. There are plenty of restaurants, beach, shopping malls, and pubs to visit.
Day 3: Petra
In the morning after breakfast at 08:10 a driver will pick you up from your hotel and drive you to the border for your tour to Petra. Enter Petra through the Siq, for your first look at the Treasury. Continue to tour Petra with your guide for about 4 to 5 hours, and then go for lunch. After lunch start the drive back to the border and your hotel or the airport in Eilat.