Drive east towards the Dead Sea and then south along its western shore. Your first stop is Metsoke Deragot (stepped cliffs), offering a variety of extreme sports activities, safari, jeep tours and rappelling. (Must be prearranged; for more information see: http://www.metzoke.co.il/English.aspx).
Continue to explore Massada, scene of the epic stand by Jewish rebels at the end of the great revolt against Rome nearly 2,000 years ago. The new museum at the visitor’s center reveals the secrets of the daily life of the rebels, the story of the excavations, and how the site became one of Israel’s most important symbols.
Before returning to Jerusalem, take a dip in the Dead Sea, the lowest, saltiest lake in the world, with its unique buoyancy and beneficial combination of 21 minerals.
Overnight in Jerusalem