Everything you need to know for your vacation to Dead Sea.
Dead Sea is notably regarded as one of the top most tourist attraction in Israel. This place will give you the most extra ordinary experience mainly due to the climate and location at the lowest point on earth. That is about 400 metres below the sea level! Surrounded by two countries on both the sides (Israel and Jordan), there are a lot of tourist attraction places in both the countries. Things you need to know before you begin floating in the sea.
Best time to visit
To enjoy this tranquility, Dead Sea is explicitly open all year round. It is sometimes difficult to get an accommodation. Indeed, a large number of tourists plan out their vacation here only to get health benefits of the Dead Sea. The ideal season to visit this mesmerizing place is winters. March – April and November – December are considered as better months to be there. Read about Facts of Dead Sea, why you can’t sink in this sea!
Where to stay?
Undoubtedly, the hotels range from 3 star to 5 star on the coast of this 50 km wide shoreline. The best ones you’ll find in Ein Bokek region. Nearly in every hotel, you can enjoy a full health club and spa that offers natural thermal & mineral body treatments. Besides this, for individuals travelling alone, there are options of hostels, cottages, etc.
What to pack for the trip?
You can’t get sun burned at Dead Sea? Think again! Although the dead sea being 400 mts below the sea level, the UV sun rays can still be harmful to your skin. Definitely you should carry a good sun screen and a swimsuit. Very importantly, for the hiking lovers, you should carry good pair of shoes.
Other activities near Dead Sea?
Surprisingly, apart from these healthy beaches, this desert region has a lot to offer. A trip to Masada for the history buffs, night trips to witness wild life, Hiking for the adventurous folks, parachuting on the sea, spring baths, etc.
Last but not the least, you wouldn’t want to go empty handed from this place. By and large, there are a lot of shopping options right from clothing to the most famous thing that is, the cosmetics that locals prepare from the Dead Sea minerals.
Wishing you a great experience!
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