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Israel At Your Fingertips

Welcome to Israel, Middle East!

ROUTE: Tel Aviv, Haifa, Galilee, Jerusalem

DURATION: 8 Days

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Visit to historical sites/monuments
  • Stop at Mount Zion to visit the Room of Last Supper, Dormition Abbey and traditional tomb of King David
  • Walk along Via Dolorosa with its 14 Stations of the Cross and visit the Church of Holy Sepulchre
  • Cable car and tour of the fortress in Massada
  • Opportunity to float in the Dead Sea
  • Stop to see Zacchaeus’ Sycamore fig tree and view Mt. of Temptation
  • Visit the Church of Nativity with its grottos and wander around Manger Square in Bethlehem
  • Israel Heritage tour with visit to the Armed Corps Museum
  • Visit the church of Annunciation and the church of St. Joseph
  • Walk through the market, the mosque and the old port in Acre
  • Visit the restored ancient Roman Theatre, the Aqueduct and the Hippodrome
AIRFARE: International Airfare Upon Request
ACCOMMODATIONS:  Hotels used (or similar)
FIRST:
  • Tel Aviv: Grand Beach Hotel
  • Galilee: Kibbutz Guest House Tavor
  • Jerusalem: Grand Court Hotel
DELUXE:
  • Tel Aviv: Grand Beach Hotel
  • Galilee: Kibbutz Guest House Nof Tavor
  • Jerusalem: Prima Kings Hotel
LUXURY:
  • Please inquire

Included:,

Accommodations Per Person Sharing, including hotel taxes

Arrival & departure transfers where applicable

Local guides where applicable

Meals per itinerary

Park entrance fees and sightseeing fees where applicable

Applicable transportation

Not Included:

Airfare and air taxes

Cancellation, baggage, travel and medical insurance

Items of a personal nature such as baggage porterage, gratuities/tips, laundry, telephone calls, bottled water, etc.

Visa and visa fees

Optional sightseeing and activities

Meals, beverages and services not mentioned in itinerary

For additional information or reservations please complete QUOTE REQUEST form in side bar of this page or contact us directly to speak to one of our Destination Experts.


We can personalize this tour just for you! Call: 416-690-6996 or complete form in: CUSTOM-CRAFTED tab on this page.


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Additional information

LocationIsrael, Middle East
Duration8 Days
1

Day 1 Arrive Tel Aviv

Upon arrival at airport in Tel Aviv, you will be warmly met by a representative, who will provide assistance and transfer to your accommodation to check-in.

Overnight: Tel Aviv

2

Day 2 Jerusalem - Old City - Yad Vashem

Activities:

  • After breakfast drive to Mount of Olives. Enjoy a panoramic view of the Golden City of Jerusalem.
  • Stop at Mount Zion to visit the Room of Last Supper, Dormition Abbey and traditional tomb of King David. Enter the Old City through one of its numerous Gates and walk through Armenian and Jewish quarters to the recently excavated and restored Cardo, ancient Roman Road.
  • Arrive to the Western Wall, the only remains from the 2nd Temple period, also known as the Wailing Wall, a sacred place fro the Jewish people.
  • Continue to the Christian Quarter. Walk along Via Dolorosa with its 14 Stations of the Cross. Visit the Church of Holy Sepulchre, the holiest Shrine in the Christendom.
  • Drive to your hotel.

Overnight: Jerusalem – (B, D)

3

Day 3 Massada - Dead Sea

Activities:

  • After breakfast drive through the hills of Judea to the Dead Sea area, the lowest spot on earth, over 400 m below the sea level. Roadside view of Qumran caves (visit not included) where the famous Dead Sea Scrolls were found.
  • Drive along the shores of the Dead Sea to Massada where you will learn the story of the Jewish zealots. Ascend by cable car and tour the fortress, built by King Herod, where, allegedly, the Jewish zealots made their last stand against the Romans in the 1st Century.
  • Visit the remains of the walls, palace, synagogue, water cisterns, mosaic floors, roman baths and other findings. Descend by cable car.
  • Continue to the shores of the Dead Sea; enjoy the unique opportunity to float in the Dead Sea and cover yourself with the mineral rich mud that many believe has its therapeutic effects.
  • Return to your hotel in Jerusalem.

Overnight: Jerusalem – (B, L)

4

Day 4 Bethlehem - Jericho

Activities:

  • After breakfast drive through the Judean desert towards Jericho.
  • Enjoy the view of Good Samaritan Inn.
  • After a short stop at sea level point continue to Jericho, one of the oldest cities on earth.
  • Stop to see Zacchaeus’ Sycamore fig tree and view Mt. of Temptation.
  • Visit the Tal of ancient Jericho where 25 ancient cities were uncovered. (*Cable car is not included).
  • Proceed to the city of Bethlehem. Visit the Church of Nativity with its grottos and wander around Manger Square.
  • Drive towards Jerusalem, passing by Shepherd’s Field.

Overnight: Jerusalem – (B, D)

5

Day 5 Israel Heritage

Activities:

  • After breakfast start the day with a visit to the Independence hall where the establishment of the state of Israel was declared.
  • Next drive to Latrun to visit the Armed Corps Museum, one of the most diverse tank museums in the world.
  • Visit the mini Israel park including miniature replicas of the most important landmarks and buildings in Israel.
  • Proceed to Ayalon Institute, once an ammunition factory for the Hagana, the underground movement before May 1948.
  • Return to your hotel in Jerusalem.

Overnight: Jerusalem – (B, D)

6

Day 6 Nazareth - Sea Of Galilee - Capernaum - Tabgha

Activities:

  • Leave your hotel and proceed to Nazareth, the town where Jesus spent his childhood.
  • Visit the church of Annunciation and the church of St. Joseph.
  • Continue, via Cana of Galilee where Jesus performed his first miracle of turning the water into wine on the wedding fest, to Tiberias, the capital of Lower Galilee on the Sea of Galilee.
  • Drive along the shores of the Sea of Galilee to Capernaum, the town of Jesus. See the ruins of the ancient synagogue where Jesus taught.
  • Continue to Tabgha, the site of the miracle of fish and loaves located at the foot of the Golan Heights.
  • Proceed to Yardenit, the baptismal on the river Jordan and proceed to your hotel.
7

Day 7 Rosh Haikra - Acco - Haifa - Tel Aviv

Activities:

  • After breakfast, proceed via Nahariya to Rosh Hanikra to visit the limestone grottos close to the Lebanese border.
  • Continue then to Acre, the ancient city on the Mediterranean recognized by UNESCO as world heritage site; Walk through the market, the mosque and the old port.
  • Visit the Crusaders and along the coastal road proceed to Haifa, one of Israeli’s largest ports and a beautiful city on the slopes of Mt. Carmel. Enjoy a panoramic view and see the Bahai temple with its hanging Persian Garden.
  • Drive along the coastal road to Caesarea, the ancient Roman capital build by King Herod.
  • Visit the restored ancient Roman Theatre, the Aqueduct and the Hippodrome.
  • Proceed to your hotel in Tel Aviv.

Overnight: Tel Aviv – (B,D)

8

Day 8 Depart Tel Aviv

Departure: Breakfast at hotel. Departure transfer to Ben Gurion airport for your flight home. – (B)


Meals as per itinerary: (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
We can personalize this tour just for you! Call: 416-690-6996 or complete form in: CUSTOM-CRAFTED tab on this page.

Location Name: Israel, Middle East
Area (SQ KM): 20,770
Population: 8,049,314
Capital: Jerusalem
Language(s): Hebrew (official), Arabic, English
Religion: Judaism, Islam, Christian, Druze
Currency: Israeli new shekel – ILS
Time Zone: GMT/ UTC + 2
Electricity: 230 V
Phone Country Code to Call (Israel, Middle East): 972


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