Herodium, or Herodion, is the archeological site and remains of Herod’s summer palace, fortress, monument, burial ground, and district capital.
The artifacts are displayed in illuminated showcases over nine theatrical scenes that focus on three main themes of the Masada story: Herod, the Rebels, and the Roman Army.…
Here, you can bring your own private tents and trailers or rent rent tents with mattresses.
There are also six guest cabins on site.
The campsite includes an outdoor barbeque area, a gas cooking area, a kitchen and a refrigerator.…
The Masada Snake Path is the name of the path that climbs up to Masada from the east and is one of the most iconic hikes in Israel.
The path starts from the base of Masada, and winds its up for 2.7 kilometers which is about a mile and a half.
It takes about 45 minutes to climb it while going back down only takes about 25 minutes.
You don’t need to be in great shape to do it, I did it when I was in okay shape and didn’t find it very difficult.…
The Judean Desert is one of the world’s smallest, yet most unique desert regions.
Throughout history, the Judean Desert has been an important, and well documented place.
For example, it was the main entry route to the Holy City of Jerusalem from the east during ancient times.
The Dead Sea is the lowest place on earth and is ten times saltier than that of the ocean which allows you to float in it.
The Romans were the first to call it the Dead Sea because it’s too salty for anything to live in it.
However, in Hebrew and in the Bible, it is called either the Salt Sea or the Eastern Sea.…