This lake gets its name the “Dead Sea” because of the waters high salt content prevents the existence of any life form in its waters. However it is this same salt, which provides world recognized therapeutic health benefits, and relief to many visitors who come to the Dead Sea to benefit from its healing properties. All this and floating on the Dead Sea on your Holy Land Tour is truly an experience you will never forget!
The Dead Sea is perhaps the largest and “the lowest spa in the world.” The southern part of the lake is for salt industry, and in the north section of the lake you will find world class resort tourism facilities and therapeutic health industry promoted.
It’s also very popular for tourist to cover their bodies with the black mud in the shores of the Dead Sea, these “mud baths” hold high concentration of therapeutic mineral deposits beneficial to health, providing the skin with nourishing minerals not found anywhere else on earth. Besides the minerals in the mud, bromide in the air you breath in this area promotes good health, making the Dead Sea truly an incredible israel tour experience during your Jewish trip to Israel.