Israel: Classic Non-Denominational Tour

This tour is the perfect opportunity for those experiencing Israel for the first time! On your guided tour of Israel our knowledgeable tour guides will insure you experience the very best that Israel has to offer
  • Date

    Multiple Departures
  • Duration

    11 days / 9 nights
  • Highlights

    Tel Aviv, Caesarea, Haifa, Safed, Golan Heights, Galilee, Capernaum, Mount of Beatitudes, Beit Alpha, Jerusalem, Qumran, Massada, Dead Sea
  • Notes

    Land Only ,Price Based on Double Occupancy
    Single Supplement: $647
  • Activity Level

    Moderate

  • Tailor Made

    This tour can be booked privately

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Israel: Classic Non-Denominational Tour 11 Days11D9 Nights9N

Step back in time on the Classic Israel Tour while sightseeing Jerusalem’s Old City and New City. Be emotionally moved with special visits to the Western Wall and Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial. Marvel at the excavations of the Crusader city and the Roman port, Caesarea. Enjoy the experience of a cable car ride to the top of Massada and relax and enjoy yourself as you float on the Dead Sea, the lowest place on earth! The non-denominational Classic Israel Tour will make you fall in love with Israel and keep you coming back for future tours of the Holy Land!

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What can you expect as part of your tour?

  • Tours/Meals as listed in the itinerary
  • Arrival and departure transfers
  • English speaking guide
  • Deluxe motor coach
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Day

1

Friday, October 13

Arrival to Israel

Upon arrival to Ben Gurion Airport, proceed to Arrivals Hall. Meet your driver at La Farina Bakery where he will be holding a sign with your name. Transfer to your hotel in Tel Aviv.

Overnight:Tel Aviv (B).

Day

2

Saturday, October 14

Tel Aviv

Enjoy a free day at leisure in Tel Aviv.

Overnight:Tel Aviv (B).

Day

3

Sunday, October 15

Caesarea/Megiddo/Druze village/Haifa

Drive along the coastal plain to Caesarea, capital of Judea under the Romans. See the excavations of the Crusader city and the Roman port, aqueduct and the amphitheatre that has been restored to its former glory as a concert venue. Proceed to Megiddo, identified as the site of Armageddon; visit the archaeological excavations including the well-preserved water supply system. Continue to Daliat El Carmel, a Druze village and enjoy a late lunch at a local restaurant. Proceed via Mount Carmel to Haifa for a panoramic view of the Haifa bay and the Golden domed Bahai Shrine and gardens.

Overnight:Galilee (B, L, D).

Day

4

Monday, October 16

Safed / Golan Heights / Winery

Drive to Safed, the center of Jewish mysticism, where you will visit the ancient synagogues and the artists’ colony. Continue to the Golan Heights to see the former Syrian bunkers, Kuneitra and the new Israeli town of Katzrin. Stop at the Golan winery for a tour and wine tasting. Proceed to "Kessem Hagolan", a multimedia presentation of the area and its history.

Overnight:Galilee (B, D).

Day

5

Tuesday, October 17

Sea of Galilee / Nazareth

Start the day with a visit to Nazareth and visit the church of Annunciation; Continue to Tiberias; Visit Capernaum to see the ruins of the synagogue and octagonal church of St. Peter; Visit Mount of Beatitudes where Jesus delivered the Sermon on the Mount. Drive via Beit Shean to Beit Alpha to see the remains of the mosaic floor of an ancient synagogue depicting the zodiac.

Overnight:Jerusalem (B).

Day

6

Wednesday, October 18

Jerusalem: The Old City

Start the day with a magnificent panoramic view from Mount of Olives. Drive to the Old City. Visit the Tomb of King David and the room of The Last Supper on Mount Zion. Enter the walled city and walk through the newly restored Jewish quarter. Visit the Roman Cardo, the Herodian quarter and continue to the Western Wall. Walk along the Via Dolorosa to the church of the Holy Sepulchre. Continue to Bethlehem* to view Rachel’s tomb and proceed to visit the Church of Nativity and manger's square.

Overnight:Jerusalem (B).

Day

7

Thursday, October 19

Jerusalem: The New City

Drive to the Israel museum. Visit the Shrine of the book where the Dead Sea Scrolls are housed and the miniature model of Jerusalem as it was during the second temple period. Proceed for a tour at the Knesset, Israel's parliament. Continue to visit Mount Herzl cemetery and Yad Vashem, the memorial to the Holocaust. Visit Mea Shearim, the ultra-orthodox neighborhood in Jerusalem and learn about their unique lifestyle. In the evening enjoy a Middle Eastern dinner followed by the spectacular Sound & Light Show* at the Tower of David museum (weather conditions permitting).

Overnight:Jerusalem (B, D).

Day

8

Friday, October 20

Qumran / Massada / Dead Sea

Drive through the Judean Desert to the Dead Sea, the lowest point on earth, almost 1300 feet (400 meters) below sea level. Stop at Qumran to visit the site where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found. Drive along the shores of the Dead Sea to Masada. Ascend by cable car and tour the ancient fortress where the Zealots made their last stand against the Romans before committing mass suicide in 73 AD. Descend by cable car. Continue to the Dead Sea. Cover yourself with the mineral rich mud and experience a swim in the Dead Sea ** that many believe has its therapeutic effects.

Overnight:Jerusalem (B).

Day

9

Saturday, October 21

Jerusalem

Enjoy a free day at your leisure.

Overnight:Jerusalem (B).

Day

10

Sunday, October 22

Jerusalem / Ben-Gurion Airport

Transfer to Ben-Gurion airport for departure. Your driver will pick you up from your hotel 4 hours prior to departure.
Day 1 - Thursday
Tel Aviv

El-AL-Airplane

En Route for your Tour to Israel

Depart from the USA for your Classic Israel Tour.

Day 2 - Friday
WELCOME TO ISRAEL! Tel Aviv
Tel Aviv, Tours to Israel

Tel Aviv

Upon arrival to Israel, proceed to the La Farina Bakery to meet your driver.

Transfer to your hotel in Tel Aviv.

Day 3 - Saturday
Tel Aviv
Jaffa Sunset, Tours to Israel

Jaffa Sunset

Enjoy a free day in Tel Aviv. You could choose to go shopping, or explore the beautiful Bauhaus style architecture or even visit Jaffa, where the first Jewish settlers of the late 1800s and early 1900s landed when arriving in the land of Israel. If you would rather kick up your feet and relax you can head to the sandy beach.

Overnight, Tel Aviv

Day 4 - Sunday
Caesarea | Megiddo | Druze village | Haifa
Haifa, Jewish heritage Israel tours

Haifa

Drive along the coastal plain to Caesarea, capital of Judea under the Romans. See the excavations of the Crusader city and the Roman port, aqueduct and the amphitheater that has been restored to its former glory as a concert venue. Proceed to Megiddo, identified as the site of Armageddon; visit the archaeological excavations including the well-preserved water supply system. Continue to Daliat El Carmel, a Druze village and enjoy a late lunch at a local restaurant. Proceed via Mount Carmel to Haifa for a panoramic view of the Haifa Bay and the golden domed Bahai Shrine and Gardens.

Overnight, Kibbutz Lavi

Day 5 - Monday
Safed | Golan Heights | Winery
Golan Heights

Golan Heights

Drive to Safed, the center of Jewish mysticism, where you will visit the ancient synagogues and the artists’ colony. Continue to the Golan Heights to see the former Syrian bunkers, Kuneitra and the new Israeli town of Katzrin. Stop at the Golan Winery for a tour and wine tasting. Proceed to “Kessem Hagolan”, a multimedia presentation of the area and its history.

Overnight, Kibbutz Lavi

Day 6 - Tuesday
Sea of Galilee | Nazareth
Sea of Galilee

Sea of Galilee

Start the day with a visit to Nazareth and visit the Church of Annunciation; Continue to Tiberias; Visit Capernaum to see the ruins of the synagogue and octagonal Church of St. Peter; Visit Mount of Beatitudes where Jesus delivered the Sermon on the Mount. Drive via Beit Shean to Beit Alpha to see the remains of the mosaic floor of an ancient synagogue depicting the zodiac.

Overnight, Jerusalem

Day 7 - Wednesday
Jerusalem
Jewish Quarter, Jerusalem

Jewish Quarter, Jerusalem

Start the day with a magnificent panoramic view from Mount of Olives Drive to the Old City. Visit the Tomb of King David and the room of The Last Supper on Mount Zion. Enter the walled city and walk through the newly restored Jewish quarter. Visit the Roman Cardo, the Herodian quarter and continue to the Western Wall. Walk along the Via Dolorosa to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. Continue to Bethlehem* to view Rachel’s Tomb and proceed to visit the Church of Nativity and Manger square.

Overnight, Jerusalem

Day 8 - Thursday
Jerusalem: New City
Yad Vashem

Yad Vashem

Drive to the Israel Museum. Visit the Shrine of the Book where the Dead Sea Scrolls are housed and the miniature model of Jerusalem as it was during the second temple period. Proceed for a tour at the Knesset, Israel’s parliament. Continue to visit Mount Herzl cemetery and Yad Vashem, the memorial to the Holocaust. Visit Mea Shearim, the ultra orthodox neighborhood in Jerusalem and learn about their unique lifestyle. In the evening enjoy a Middle Eastern dinner followed by the spectacular Sound & Light Show* at the Tower of David museum (weather conditions permitting).

Overnight, Jerusalem

Day 9 - Friday
Qumran | Massada | Dead Sea
Dead Sea

Dead Sea

Drive through the Judean Desert to the Dead Sea, the lowest point on earth, almost 1300 feet (400 meters) below sea level. Stop at Qumran to visit the site where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found. Drive along the shores of the Dead Sea to Masada. Ascend by cable car and tour the ancient fortress where the Zealots made their last stand against the Romans before committing mass suicide in 73 AD. Descend by cable car. Continue to the Dead Sea. Cover yourself with the mineral rich mud and experience a swim in the Dead Sea ** that many believe has its therapeutic effects.

Overnight, Jerusalem

Day 10 - Saturday
Jerusalem
Machane Yehuda

Machane Yehuda

Enjoy your day at leisure in Jerusalem. You are free to spend your time as you wish. Perhaps you will buy any last minute gifts on Ben Yehuda street or soak up the many sights and sounds of this special place. Jerusalem is a city with an overwhelming amount of emotion that promises a religious and spiritual experience.

Overnight, Jerusalem

Day 11 - Sunday
Jerusalem | Departure

El-AL-Airplane

Transfer to Ben-Gurion airport for your departure. Your driver will pick you up from your hotel 4 hours prior to departure.

Note: All itineraries are subject to change
* A minimum of 2 passengers is required for regular tour service.
All tours are subject to availability and should be confirmed within 72 business hours.

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