Dead Sea

Dead Sea tour packages

Discover the magical allure of one of the world’s most unique destinations with our exceptional Dead Sea tour packages. The Dead Sea, recognized as a natural wonder of the world, is an extraordinary blend of tranquil beauty, historical significance, and potent therapeutic properties, making it a must-visit location for any traveler.

Experience the unusual buoyancy of the salty waters, a phenomenon that makes swimming here a truly one-of-a-kind experience. Float effortlessly in the dense, mineral-rich water, renowned globally for its rejuvenating and healing qualities. The minerals found in the Dead Sea have been celebrated since ancient times for their beneficial effects on skin and health.

Our Dead Sea tour packages give you the chance to not only bathe in the waters but also slather yourself in the therapeutic mud, famed for its healing properties and rich in minerals such as magnesium, potassium, and calcium. It’s a surreal experience that leaves you feeling revitalised and invigorated.

But the Dead Sea isn’t just about wellness and relaxation; it’s also a gateway to an array of historically significant sites. Its surrounding region is steeped in history, offering fascinating insights into the civilizations that have flourished here over the millennia.

The breathtaking natural beauty of the Dead Sea region is another highlight of our tour packages. Picture stunning sandy beaches bordering vibrant blue waters, against the backdrop of the stark yet beautiful desert landscape.

Whether you’re seeking a unique swimming experience, therapeutic wellness retreat, or an enriching historical and cultural exploration, our Dead Sea tour packages cater to every interest and desire. Take the plunge and join us for a journey of a lifetime to this incredible, natural wonder. Immerse yourself in the beauty, history, and healing powers of the Dead Sea, creating memories that will last a lifetime.

Prehistoric Times (~12,000 – ~3,500 BC): Evidence of prehistoric human settlements have been found around the Dead Sea, including the Neolithic site of ‘Ain Ghazal, one of the oldest known human settlements in the world.

Bronze Age (~3,500 – 1,200 BC): The Dead Sea region was an important area for early civilizations, including the Canaanites and later the Israelites. It’s during this time that the biblical cities of Sodom and Gomorrah, said to be located near the Dead Sea, were flourishing and eventually destroyed according to the Bible.

Iron Age (1,200 – 586 BC): Many important biblical events, including David’s refuge from King Saul, are said to have taken place in the region around the Dead Sea. The Dead Sea Scrolls, which date back to this time period, were written and later discovered in Qumran near the Dead Sea.

Roman/Byzantine Period (63 BC – 636 AD): King Herod the Great built a fortress named Masada near the Dead Sea, which later became a Roman siege site. This period also saw the expansion of the extraction of the Dead Sea’s resources, such as bitumen and salt.

Islamic Period (636 – 1917 AD): After the Islamic conquest of the region, the Dead Sea continued to be a significant source of resources. There were several shifts in control among different Muslim dynasties during this period.

Modern Times (1917 – Present): Since the end of World War I, the Dead Sea has been a site of political and territorial dispute, as well as a popular location for health tourism due to the therapeutic properties of its mud and water. Recently, concerns have risen about the decreasing water levels of the Dead Sea, leading to efforts to conserve this unique natural wonder.

LocationJordan and Israel
TypeSaltwater lake
Salt ContentExtremely high
Surface AreaApproximately 605 km²
Max DepthApproximately 304 m
Lowest PointEarth’s lowest point
BenefitsHealing properties, floating experience
AttractionsSpa resorts, mud baths, mineral-rich black mud
SurroundingsJudean Desert, Jordan Rift Valley
Notable FeatureHigh salt concentration allows for effortless floating

Dead Sea tour packages

Frequently asked questions about Dead sea ?

What is the Dead Sea?
The Dead Sea is a saltwater lake located between Jordan and Israel. It is known for its high salt content and unique properties.
Why is it called the Dead Sea?
It is called the Dead Sea because its high salt concentration makes it difficult for most forms of marine life to survive, hence the name "dead."
Can you swim in the Dead Sea?
Yes, you can swim in the Dead Sea. The high salt content allows for effortless floating, making it a unique and popular experience for visitors.
What are the health benefits of the Dead Sea?
The Dead Sea is renowned for its therapeutic properties due to its high mineral content. The mineral-rich mud and saltwater are believed to have beneficial effects on the skin, helping with various skin conditions and promoting overall wellness.
Are there any precautions to take when visiting the Dead Sea?
It is important to avoid getting the water from the Dead Sea in your eyes or mouth, as it can cause irritation. Additionally, it is advisable to rinse off thoroughly after swimming to remove the salt residue from your skin.
Can you visit the Dead Sea for a day trip?
Yes, many visitors choose to visit the Dead Sea for a day trip from nearby cities such as Amman or Jerusalem. There are various resorts and public beaches where you can enjoy the Dead Sea experience.
Are there any attractions or activities near the Dead Sea?
In addition to swimming and floating in the Dead Sea, visitors can indulge in spa treatments, mud baths, and mineral-rich mud wraps. There are also hiking trails and nature reserves in the surrounding area.
Is it safe to visit the Dead Sea?
Yes, it is generally safe to visit the Dead Sea. However, it is important to follow any safety guidelines provided by the authorities or resorts to ensure a pleasant and safe experience.
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