HOLY LAND ISRAEL SPLENDOUR

Sunday arrival in Tel Aviv

validity

valid until December 2020

duration

8days/7nights

minimum pax

2 persons

USD1570

Twin Sharing

USD1550

Triple Sharing

USD2065

Single Occupancy

TOUR PHOTOS

from USD1,570/person

EXPECTED HOTELS



Tel Aviv: Sea.Net
Jerusalem: Gold/Shalom
Galilee: Kibbutz Hotel

DEPARTURE DATES


starts in Tel Aviv every Sunday
Surcharge will apply during HIGH SEASON

INCLUSIONS

  • Meeting assistance at the airport upon arrival
  • Transfers from/to airport on arrival and departure
  • 7 nights hotel accommodation on bed and breakfast basis
  • 6 days of touring
  • Sightseeing in a modern air conditioned coach
  • Service of a Government licensed guide on all touring days
  • Entrance fees to sights as per itinerary
  • Friday night Kibbutz dinner on BB

EXCLUSIONS

  • Porterage
  • Tipping for guide, driver and hotel staff
  • Meals not mentioned
  • Travel insurance
  • Roundtrip airfare

ITINERARY

Day 1 Sunday: Arrival

Upon arrival to airport meet our representative and transfer to Tel Aviv Overnight: Tel Aviv

Day 2 Monday: Masada and Dead Sea

Depart Jerusalem and descend to the lowest place on earth. Drive along the shores of the Dead Sea to the rock fortress of Masada. Visit Herod’s palaces, dating back 2000 years. Then hear about the zealots who defied the Roman Empire from this location. Enjoy a chance to swim in the Dead Sea (weather permitting). The water is so rich in salts and minerals that you float!
Overnight: Jerusalem

Day 3 Tuesday: Jerusalem - New City and Bethlehem

Start with a spectacular view of Jerusalem from Mount of Olives, and then onto the Garden of Gethsemane. See the famous Dead Sea Scrolls at the Shrine of the Book and the model of Jerusalem from Herodian times. Experience a moving visit to the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial. Explore the picturesque village of Ein Karem, birthplace of John the Baptist. Continue to Bethlehem (subject to security clearance) – the birthplace of Jesus at the Church of the Nativity and Manger Square.
Overnight: Jerusalem

Day 4 Wednesday: Jerusalem - Old City

Enter the Old City of Jerusalem where you will see the Western Wall and the actual site of the Second Temple, the Temple Mount. Walk the Way of the Cross, the Via Dolorosa, to Calvary and the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, housing both the traditional site of Crucifixion and the Tomb of the Resurrection. To the southwest, just outside the Old City, is Mount Zion, with the traditional tomb of King David and the Room of the Last Supper. Enjoy the spectacular panoramic view of Jerusalem – the holy city for each of the world’s three great religions – Christianity, Judaism and Islam, from atop the Mount of Olives. Visit the Garden of Gethsemane where Judas betrayed Jesus. In the heart of a neighborhood in downtown Jerusalem, visit Mahane Yehuda to experience the flavors, aromas, colors and the traders’ interaction with the crowds, at the largest open market in Israel.
Overnight: Jerusalem

Day 5 Thursday: Sea of Galilee

Depart Jerusalem via Jericho, the oldest city in the world. Explore the excavations of the beautiful Roman City of Beit Shean. Proceed to Nazareth to visit the Church of the Annunciation and the carpentry workshop of Joseph. On to Safed, city of the Kabala, for a walk through the mystic alleys, a visit to a synagogue and the artists’ colony.
Overnight: Galilee Kibbutz hotel

Day 6 Friday: Upper Galilee

Drive to the Golan Heights, passing by the Druze villages. Visit a former Syrian fortification on the heights. Pass by Banias, source of the Jordan River. Enjoy an Israeli wine country experience, with vineyards surrounded by breathtaking views. Become acquainted with the collection of fine and rare wines enjoying a tour, wine tasting and understanding of the wine production process. Descending to the shores of the Sea of Galilee, visit the Mount of Beatitudes and the ruins of the ancient synagogue and Peter’s house at Capernaum. Visit Tabgha, where the miracle of the fish and bread took place. Continue to Tiberias for a short tour of the old center of Jewish learning.
Optional: sailing in a boat across the Sea of Galilee to experience the tranquility and scenery that little has changed during the past 2000 years (subject to conditions and fee).
Overnight: Galilee Kibbutz hotel

Day 7 Saturday: Coastal Plain

Depart for Akko (Acre) to explore the Knights’ Halls and the secret Crusader tunnels, then to Haifa to view the magnificent Bahai gardens from atop Mount Carmel. Stop at Caesarea, to visit the Roman Theatre and the Crusader Fortress. Continue to Tel Aviv and Jaffa for a short city tour.
Overnight: Tel Aviv

Day 9 Sunday: Depart Tel Aviv

Transfer to Ben Gurion airport for departure

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