1 Day Masada/Dead Sea Tour from Eilat's Port
Our Tour experts says: "All below tours as well overday Petra excursion can be operated as well from the port of Aqaba for those arriving on a on a cruise ship such as the "Costa Deliziosa" etc... a Great Shore Excursion from Aqaba / Eilat
We set out from the port of Eilat (or Aqaba), and drive along the Arava Valley towards the Dead Sea. We drive through the wild area of Sodom (yes, THAT Sodom!!!) and after a short stop by the Salt Pillar that is said to be Lot's Wife, we arrive at the bottom of the cliff of Massada. Here, on top of this steep cliff, overlooking the Dead Sea, King Herod the Great built a magnificent fortress in the middle of the desert. This fortress became the last refuge for some Jewish rebels, who fought here a heroic war against the Romans – a war that made Massada to a national symbol for the modern State of Israel. We climb the mountain with cable-car, visit its archaeological remains, and hear about its past. Then we return to the bus, and head for one of the beaches of the Dead Sea, where we have the opportunity to float (not swim!) in its unique waters, that contain an unusual amount of healthy minerals. We return to Eilat via the Arava Road.
1-Day Timna Park, Solomon's Pillars & visit in a Kibbutz (A City Tour of Eilat)
Our licensed Tour-Guide with car will await you at the Port of Eilat and drive you across the Arava Valley to the Timna Park. The Timna valley is a unique combination of colorful sandstone-formations with the amazing excavations of the most ancient copper-mines in the world! Together we explore the mystical sites with the bizarre names such as "The Arches", "The Mushroom", "Sphinx" and the most famous of all – the structure called "Solomon's Pillars"! The courageous among you can even crawl through mining-tunnels that are more than 5000 years old! We will see the ancient smelting-ovens and experience the copper industry in ancient times. At the Timna-Lake you can relax with a cup of Bedouin Tea and test your artistic skills by filling your own bottle with colorful sand.
A short drive brings us to Kibbutz Yotvata, one of the few Kibbutzim that maintained the Kibbutz way-of-life. Here we will meet a genuine "Kibbutznik" that will tell us all we want to know about life in the Kibbutz. He will show us the Kibbutz, including a tour through its state-of-the-art modern agriculture that made this barren desert bloom… Return to Eilat's port - back to your cruise... Tour can depart as well from the port of Aqaba (crossing into Israel at Rabin - Arava border terminal next to Eilat)
Eilat Fun Day - The Highlights of Eilat - Shore Excursion
This tour is meant for all those who need a Day of Leisure, but still want to enjoy the special attractions Eilat has to offer… A short drive from the port brings us to the colorful world of the Underwater-Observatory Marine Park of Eilat, where you can go under water and enjoy the amazing Eilat Coral Riff without getting wet! On the shore you can watch the variety of fish and corals that range from tiny fish that glimmer in the dark till giant sting-rays and sharks!
Now we visit the "Dolphin Reef", a unique project where you can have a close encounter with free-living dolphins – the most intelligent animal in the world!
We leave the shore and drive up to the Eilat Mountains Nature Reserve. Don't lose your breath at the view-point, where you can see from one point 4 different countries surrounding the Gulf of Eilat!
We spend the rest of the afternoon at leisure in Eilat's Beach Promenade shopping, sipping stylish coffee, enjoying…
Best Seller - Jerusalem & Bethlehem shore excursion from Eilat's Port
Special Rates for small groups of 10 persons & more!
We set out from the port of Eilat and drive along the Arava Valley towards the Dead Sea, where we stop for a short break. There is also a possibility to take a short dip in its unique and healthy water. Then we ascend to The Holy City, Jerusalem. We start with a panoramic view from The Mount of Olives – a good place for an introduction to the city and its history. Then we visit the holy sites of the three monotheistic religions, represented in Jerusalem: We start with the Wailing Wall, which represents the last remnants of the Jewish Temple, destroyed by the Romans. Usually you can see the various types of Jews who come to worship at this holy place. If open to visitors, we ascend to the Temple Mount, where we can look at the famous Dome of the Rock. Then we continue through the Arab Market ("Suq") to the "Via Dolorosa", Jesus' "Way of Suffering", which leads us to The Church of the Holy Sepulcure, where according to the Christian tradition Jesus was crucified and buried. After lunch, we Drive to Bethlehem, the Birth town of Jesus Christ. Here we visit the Church of the Nativity, including the Grotto of the Mangery. This church is the oldest church in the world, which was never destroyed till this very day. Important remark: This visit can be cancelled without prior notice due to security regulations or other reasons which are not under our control. Responsibility in the Palestinian-controlled areas is solely on our Palestinian colleagues & subject to time table of the Cruise ship. We continue driving towards the Dead Sea, and back to your Cruise Ship in Eilat's port.
1. As we visit some of the holiest places for the various religions, respectful, modest clothing, is required. This means you have to cover both your knees and shoulders, including men.
2. Swimming gear is necessary, if you want to bath in the Dead Sea.
3. During winter time (November till April) warm clothing is necessary
Above tours can be operated as well from Aqaba's port (including as well One Day Trip ro Petra from Aqaba's Port)
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