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Hot Air Balloon Flight Including Champagne Gourmet Breakfast and Souvenirs
"Travel the winds with this bestseller package. Imagine morning breeze caressing your face while standing in a field in a beautiful valley the first rays of the morning sun through the trees and you standing in front of a giant hot air balloon high in the air! Ready to take you on a journey with the winds you are invited into the balloons basket.You will be instructed to meet the team at the 'take off' location. First of all you will see the city of Nazareth mount. Gilboa the kingdom of Jordan and much more. After the amazing flight you will enjoy the opening ceremony of a traditional bottle of champagne after landing. You will then have a picnic in nature with rich and luxurious breakfast with a unique menu in the landin
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"Private Tour: Nazareth
"Private Tour: Nazareth Tiberias and Sea of Galilee Day Trip from Jerusalem""Leave your centrally located Jerusalem hotel or prearranged location in a comfortable private vehicle and drive north to Nazareth Jesus’ childhood home in the Galilean hills. As you travel chat to your guide about tailoring your itinerary to your interests perhaps to spend more time at a particular site than another.Arrive in Nazareth and head to the old quarter as you learn how the town became a bastion of Christianity as the story of Jesus spread
From $121.00
 
" Private Tour: Nazareth
" Private Tour: Nazareth Tiberias and Sea of Galilee Day Trip from Tel Aviv""Leave your centrally located hotel or prearranged pickup location in Tel Aviv settle into your private air-conditioned vehicle with your driver-guide and travel north to Nazareth in the Galilean hills. On the way hear how Nazareth is known as Jesus’ childhood home and boasts an old quarter filled with churches and biblical landmarks. As you travel
From $106.00

More Things to Do in Masada

Masada and the general layout

Once through the gatehouse, the extent of Masada is laid out before you. It's a surprisingly large flat plateau virtually completely exposed to the sun (little in terms of shade - be warned!). Choice...
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leffe3
Jul 25, 2011

Snake Path

The other option to accessing Masada from the east (and the only access for those who decide to see the sunrise from the peak) is Snake Path - a pretty strenuous hike up the side of the cliff to the...
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leffe3
Jul 24, 2011

Gatehouse

Both the Cable Car and Snake Path will deposit you at the Gatehouse - the original entry to the fortress. If you have just walked the Snake Path, this was the route taken to access Masada, including...
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leffe3
Jul 24, 2011

Cable Car

The easiest way to reach the ruins of Masada is via the cable car, located at the base of the cliffs on the eastern side of the horst (ie closest to the Dead Sea) and the main entrance to what is now...
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leffe3
Jul 24, 2011

Roaming around Masada

Once at the top of Masada there is plenty to see and do to keep you busy for a three hours or so depending on your pace. While the majority of Masada has crumbled from its original glory the remains...
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wilocrek
Apr 17, 2009

The Roman Ramp

One of the most interesting and historically relevant things to see while at Masada is the Roman Ramp. While Masada at first looks like an impossible fortress to attack the Romans chose an excellent...
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wilocrek
Apr 17, 2009
 
 
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The Snake Path

While most tourists choose to take the lift up to the top of Masada there are other that choose to hike to the top via the snake path. While it may not be as fast as taking the lift the snake path is...
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wilocrek
Apr 16, 2009

High on a Mountain Top...

Masada is one of the great remaining achievements left over from the time of King Herod and even thousands of years after the fact Masada still remains a marvel to all who visit. For any visitor to...
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wilocrek
Apr 16, 2009

"Masada shall not fall again"

Masada is a rugged natural fortress, of majestic beauty, in the Judaean Desert overlooking the Dead Sea. It is a symbol of the ancient kingdom of Israel, its violent destruction and the last days of...
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WStat
Jun 07, 2008

Sunrise on Masada

Don't bother with the cable cars. They are a waste of money, and you won't get the real Masada experience. There is a hostel at the foot of the mountain that is really cheap, if not free (last time I...
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sabradan
May 02, 2008

Place of the last Jewish Revolt against Romans

After the Roman destruction of Jerusalem and the second temple( 70AD), the last of Jews from the " great revolt" fled to Masada( they were called the Zealots). They stayed here on top of the great...
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Bavavia
Mar 23, 2008

Qumran

Just north of Ein Gedi (about 40 minutes south of Jerusalem) is one of Israel's most important archaeological sites, the Qumran National Park. It is in the caves of this ancient settlement that the...
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traveloturc
Feb 27, 2008

Dead Sea beach at Ein Gedi

The Bible records that 3,000 years ago David hid from King Saul at Ein Gedi. When David surprised the King and spared his life after finding him unarmed, Saul said David would succeed him on the...
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traveloturc
Feb 27, 2008

Visit the new Masada Museum

Just recently Masada has opened a new museum to showcase some of the finds from this important site. Till now there was only a small wooden structure that held a few of the items found here, the vast...
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Martin_S.
Feb 27, 2008
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"Masada, Israel (a World Heritage Site)"
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Sharon

"Once upon a time..."
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Paul2001

"Masada"
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"Massada the Fortress"
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"Masada National Park"
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