Masada is about 60 miles southeast of Jerusalem. That it is about a 90 minute trip. The historic site is located near the south end of the Judean Desert. The elevated platform overlooks the southern tip of the Dead Sea’s North Basin. On the east side of this incredible body of water is the Arab country of Jordan. This travel guide begins with a photo documentation of Masada. Then, you will have a unique mud bath in the Dead Sea followed by a visit to Qumran where the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered.