Description

Guaranteed Weekly Departures 

Sunday & Wednesday Arrivals*

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

  • Explore ancient excavations in Caesarea and Megiddo, see the underground city and crypt in Acre, enjoy a boat ride on the Sea of Galilee, and stand on the Mount of Beatitudes where Jesus delivered the Sermon on the Mount
  • Journey to Tabgha to commemorate the miracle of the loaves and the fishes
  • Visit Cana and the wedding church where Jesus performed his first miracle
  • Delve into Old Jerusalem visiting the Mount of Olives, King David's Tomb, and the Room where the Last Supper took place
  • Marvel at the Qumran Caves where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found and see the artifacts at Israel Museum's Shrine of the Book
  • Take the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to soak in the therapeutic, hyper-saline Dead Sea


* Wednesday Arrivals:
The tour starts in Jerusalem and ends in Tel Aviv – with the same number of nights in each city as the Sunday Arrivals, using the same hotels and the same selling prices.


Itinerary

Day 1 - SUN I TEL AVIV

Arrive at Ben Gurion airport where you will be met by our representative and transferred to your hotel. Overnight in Tel Aviv.

Day 2 - MON TEL AVIV I CAESAREA I MEGIDDO I HAIFA I ACRE I GALILEE

Depart Tel Aviv and drive along the coastal plain to Caesarea, once the Roman capital of the region; visit the excavations of the ancient city, the Roman theatre, and aqueduct. Proceed to Muhraka, the site of confrontation between Elijah and the prophets of Baal. Continue to Megiddo, identified as the site of Armageddon, and learn the impressive history of this battlefield as you visit the archaeological excavations. Next it’s on to Acre to visit the remarkable underground Crusader City and crypt. Continue to Kibbutz Lavi for overnight. (B,D)

Day 3 - TUE I TIBERIAS I CAPERNAUM I BANIAS I GALILEE

After a short tour of Tiberias, enjoy a boat ride on the Sea of Galilee and visit the Yigal Alon center where the "Jesus boat," an ancient fishing boat from the 1st century, is displayed. Continue to Capernaum to visit the remains of the 2nd century synagogue. Stop at Tabgha, the site of the Miracle of Fish and Loaves, and visit the Church of Multiplication with its 4th century mosaic floor. Proceed to the Mount of Beatitudes where Jesus delivered the Sermon on the Mount. Drive to the Banias Springs and tour the Golan Heights. Return to Kibbutz Lavi for overnight. (B,D)

Day 4 - WED I GALILEE I CANA I NAZARETH I BEIT SHEAN I JERUSALEM

Today, head out to Cana to visit the Wedding Church where Jesus performed his first miracle turning water into wine. Continue to Nazareth to visit the Church of the Annunciation, Joseph’s workshop, and Mary’s well. Proceed to Yardenit, the baptismal site on the Jordan River. Next, stop at Beit Shean to visit the newly excavated Roman city and amphitheater. Drive along the Jordan Valley to Jerusalem for overnight. (B,D)

Day 5 - THUI JERUSALEM - OLD CITY

After breakfast, we will drive to the Mount of Olives for a panoramic view of the city; visit the Church of All Nations, King David’s Tomb, and the Room of Last Supper on Mt. Zion. Enter the Old City and walk through the Cardo, the ancient roman road. Visit the Jewish and Christian quarters and view the Temple Mount. Then take a stroll along the Via Dolorosa and head to the oriental Bazaar to visit the Church of Holy Sepulchre. Next, motor on to the Garden Tomb and enjoy the beautiful gardens and peaceful ambiance. Overnight in Jerusalem. (B,D)

Day 6 - FRI I JERUSALEM – NEW CITY AND BETHLEHEM

Today’s adventure commences in Ein Karem with a visit to the Church of the Visitation. Proceed to Yad Vashem, the memorial to the Holocaust. Visit Israel Museum, the Shrine of the Book, the place where the Dead Sea scrolls are housed, and the miniature model of Jerusalem as it was during the Second Temple period. Proceed to Bethlehem**, birthplace of Jesus. Here you will explore Shepherds' Field and walk through Manger Square to visit the remarkable Church of Nativity. Return to Jerusalem for your overnight stay. (B,D)

Day 7 - SAT I JERUSALEM I QUMRAN I MASADA I DEAD SEA I JERUSALEM

Mystery and history unfolds before you today starting with a drive through the Judean hills to Qumran Caves, where the Dead Sea scrolls were found. Continue along the shores of the Dead Sea to Masada, the last stronghold of the Jews after the destruction of the Second Temple in 70 A.D. Ascend Masada by cable car and tour the mountain fortress built by King Herod. Here you will discover the remains of the walls, see the water cistern, and visit Herod’s Palace before descending by cable car. Continue on to the Dead Sea, the lowest point on earth. Enjoy the opportunity to float in the unsinkable water and cover yourself with the mineral rich mud, believed to have therapeutic effects. Return to Jerusalem for overnight. (B,D)

Day 8 - SUN I JERUSALEMI TEL AVIV TO USA (OR EXTEND YOUR STAY)

Transfer to Ben Gurion airport for your departure. (B)




Wednesday Arrivals: 
The tour starts in Jerusalem and ends in Tel Aviv – with the same number of nights in each city as the Sunday Arrivals, using the same hotels and the same selling prices.

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Includes

  • Meeting and assistance at Ben Gurion International Airport upon arrival
  • Round trip transfers from Ben Gurion Airport to/from your hotel
  • Hotel accommodations for 7 nights in the hotel category of your choice
  • Full Israeli breakfast and dinner daily
  • 6 full days of touring as per the Itinerary with an English speaking guide in a deluxe air-conditioned vehicle
  • All entrance fees to the sites described in the itinerary

  • Wednesday Arrivals:
    The tour starts in Jerusalem and ends in Tel Aviv – with the same number of nights in each city as the Sunday Arrivals, using the same hotels and the same selling prices.

Hotels

Jerusalem

Dan Panorama Jerusalem| hotels in Jerusalem Israel

Dan Panorama Jerusalem

1 Nights / First Class
Located in the heart of Jerusalem and within walking distance of the Old City, the Dan Panorama is a hotel offering air-...

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Grand Court Hotel Jerusalem| hotels in Jerusalem Israel

Grand Court Hotel Jerusalem

4 Nights / Deluxe
Your Host in the Holy City, The Grand Court is the ideal hotel for all visitors in the holy city of Jerusalem. The hotel...

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Tel Aviv

Grand Beach| hotels in Tel Aviv Israel

Grand Beach

1 Nights / Deluxe
Located in a prime location, the heart of the bustling city of Tel Aviv, the Grand Beach Hotel offers you spacious room...

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Dan Panorama Tel Aviv| hotels in Tel Aviv Israel

Dan Panorama Tel Aviv

4 Nights / First Class
This property is 5 minutes walk from the beach. Dan Panorama has a seasonal outdoor swimming pool and sun terrace, in Te...

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Galilee

Kibbutz Lavi Hotel| hotels in Galilee Israel

Kibbutz Lavi Hotel

2 Nights / Deluxe
Located high on a mountain, this Glatt- Kosher hotel mainly caters for Jewish religious travellers. At this peaceful loc...

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Kibbutz Lavi Hotel| hotels in Galilee Israel

Kibbutz Lavi Hotel

2 Nights / First Class
Located high on a mountain, this Glatt- Kosher hotel mainly caters for Jewish religious travellers. At this peaceful loc...

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Notes

    Prices are per person, land only based on double occupancy.

    Wednesday Arrivals: 
    The tour starts in Jerusalem and ends in Tel Aviv – with the same number of nights in each city as the Sunday Arrivals, using the same hotels and the same selling prices.

Departures & Rates

For the Wednesday Arrivals the tour starts in Jerusalem and ends in Tel Aviv – with the same number of nights in each city as the Sunday Arrivals, using the same hotels and the same selling prices

VALID THRU FEBRUARY 2019

Best Price starting at $1566 (Based on per person in Double Occupancy)

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