Israel: Tuesday Classic Tour 2017-2018

9 days / 8 nights

From $1,376

(land only rates per person)

Israel Tour Highlights: Jerusalem, Qumran, Massada, Dead Sea, Tel Aviv, Caesarea, Haifa, Safed, Golan Heights, Galilee, Capernaum, Mount of Beatitudes, Beit Alpha

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. 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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A weekly guaranteed tour of Israel with arrival every Tuesday
9 days | 8 nights | 6 touring days

Departures:

  • November 8, 2016 – February 20, 2018

Highlights:

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

Included features:

  • Private transfer from Ben Gurion Airport to your Hotel in Jerusalem and from the Hotel in Tel Aviv to the Airport
  • Comprehensive touring program, including entrance fees
  • 6 Full day touring with all entrance fees as per the above itinerary
  • 8 nights’ accommodation on bed and breakfast basis at hotels as mentioned above
  • Two dinners at the hotel in Kibbutz Lavi
  • Galilee Lunch at a Druze Village.
  • Dinner at a Middle Eastern restaurant followed by The Sound and Light Show
  • Private tours available by request

Not included features:

  • Airfare
  • Travel Insurance (strongly recommended)
  • Tips to guide/driver and hotel staff
  • Lunches en route on sightseeing days
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Treatments at the Dead Sea spa

Why Gil Travel?

  • Experienced Travel Agents: Over 40 years of experience; sending over 40,000 people to Israel every year!
  • 5 Star Treatment: Enjoy private transfers to and from the airport and hotel.
  • Guaranteed Tour: Your trip will never be canceled, subject to a minimum of 2 passengers traveling.
  • Israel Tour Experience: Our Israel tours are packed with exciting opportunities to explore, learn and enjoy.

Note: No credit/refund for any unused services.

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Day 1 - Monday
En Route

El-AL-Airplane

En Route for your Tour to Israel

Depart from the USA for your Classic Israel Tour.

Day 2 - Tuesday
Arrival to Israel

jerusalem-israel-tourAfter arrival at Ben Gurion airport, you will be met by our transfer representative and transferred to your hotel in Jerusalem.

Overnight, Jerusalem

Day 3 - Wednesday
Jerusalem: The Old City
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 4 - Thursday
Jerusalem: The 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 5 - 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, Tel Aviv

Day 6 - 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 7 - 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 8 - 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 9 - 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 10 - Wednesday
Jerusalem / Ben-Gurion Airport

El-AL-Airplane

Transfer to Ben-Gurion airport for departure.

We hope you had a wonderful trip! 

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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Rates

Valid: November 8, 2016 – February 20, 2018
Tour does not operate on the following arrival dates: April 4, 11; May 30; September 19, 26; October 3, 10, 2017

Save $40 per person for reservations paid by cash or check
Save $60 per person for reservations of six or more passengers

Note: Departure from origin should be 1 day before tour start date

Hotels

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HOTEL5 STARS
DELUXE
5 STARS
STANDARD
4 STARS
SUPERIOR
4 STARS
STANDARD
NIGHTS
JERUSALEMKing David - Deluxe New City RoomsInbalDan PanoramaPrima Royale/Kings4
GALILEEKibbutz Lavi - Eden WingKibbutz Lavi - Hadar WingKibbutz Lavi - Hod WingKibbutz Lavi - Lev Wing2
TEL AVIVDan - Deluxe RoomCarltonDan PanoramaPrima Tel Aviv/Prima City2

5 STARS DELUXE – King David Jerusalem, Kibbutz Lavi Eden, Dan Tel Aviv, King David Jerusalem 

Arrival DatesPrice per person in single roomPrice per person in double roomPrice per person in triple room
5/23/2017$4,551$2,729$2,284
6/6/2017$4,551$2,729$2,284
6/13/2017$4,551$2,729$2,284
6/20/2017$4,551$2,729$2,284
6/27/2017$4,551$2,729$2,284
7/4/2017$4,551$2,729$2,284
7/11/2017$4,551$2,729$2,284
7/18/2017$4,189$2,547$2,162
7/25/2017$4,074$2,489$2,123
8/1/2017$4,128$2,543$2,177
8/8/2017$4,287$2,621$2,229
8/15/2017$4,287$2,621$2,229
8/22/2017$4,128$2,543$2,177
8/29/2017$4,074$2,489$2,123
9/5/2017$4,074$2,489$2,123
9/12/2017$4,074$2,489$2,123
10/17/2017$4,534$2,719$2,277
10/24/2017$4,534$2,719$2,277
10/31/2017$4,534$2,719$2,277
11/7/2017$4,534$2,719$2,277
11/14/2017$4,338$2,621$2,171
11/21/2017$3,751$2,328$1,852
11/28/2017$3,751$2,328$1,852
12/5/2017$3,751$2,328$1,852
12/12/2017$3,751$2,328$1,852
12/19/2017$3,947$2,426$1,958
12/26/2017$4,534$2,719$2,277
1/2/2018$4,238$2,570$2,137
1/9/2018$3,651$2,276$1,817
1/16/2018$3,651$2,276$1,817
1/23/2018$3,651$2,276$1,817
1/30/2018$3,651$2,276$1,817
2/6/2018$3,651$2,276$1,817
2/13/2018$3,651$2,276$1,817
2/20/2018$3,651$2,276$1,817

 

5 STARS STANDARD – Inbal Jerusalem, Kibbutz Lavi Hadar, Carlton Tel Aviv, Inbal Jerusalem

Arrival DatesPrice per person in single roomPrice per person in double roomPrice per person in triple room
5/23/2017$3,340$2,099$1,876
6/6/2017$3,230$2,044$1,839
6/13/2017$3,389$2,123$1,892
6/20/2017$3,548$2,203$1,945
6/27/2017$3,548$2,203$1,945
7/4/2017$3,468$2,163$1,918
7/11/2017$3,230$2,044$1,839
7/18/2017$3,230$2,044$1,839
7/25/2017$3,230$2,044$1,839
8/1/2017$3,283$2,098$1,893
8/8/2017$3,283$2,098$1,893
8/15/2017$3,283$2,098$1,893
8/22/2017$3,283$2,098$1,893
8/29/2017$3,156$2,007$1,815
9/5/2017$2,936$1,897$1,741
9/12/2017$2,936$1,897$1,741
10/17/2017$3,548$2,203$1,945
10/24/2017$3,548$2,203$1,945
10/31/2017$3,432$2,145$1,906
11/7/2017$3,083$1,970$1,790
11/14/2017$3,083$1,970$1,790
11/21/2017$3,046$1,952$1,778
11/28/2017$2,936$1,897$1,741
12/5/2017$2,936$1,897$1,741
12/12/2017$2,936$1,897$1,741
12/19/2017$3,505$2,181$1,931
12/26/2017$3,505$2,181$1,931
1/2/2018$2,887$1,872$1,724
1/9/2018$2,887$1,872$1,724
1/16/2018$2,887$1,872$1,724
1/23/2018$2,887$1,872$1,724
1/30/2018$2,887$1,872$1,724
2/6/2018$2,887$1,872$1,724
2/13/2018$2,960$1,909$1,749
2/20/2018$3,034$1,946$1,773

 

4 STARS SUPERIOR – Dan Panorama Jerusalem, Kibbutz Lavi Hod, Dan Panorama Tel Aviv, Jerusalem

Arrival DatesPrice per person in single roomPrice per person in double roomPrice per person in triple room
5/23/2017$2,613$1,735$1,480
6/6/2017$2,613$1,735$1,480
6/13/2017$2,613$1,735$1,480
6/20/2017$2,613$1,735$1,480
6/27/2017$2,625$1,741$1,484
7/4/2017$2,686$1,772$1,506
7/11/2017$2,686$1,772$1,506
7/18/2017$2,625$1,741$1,484
7/25/2017$2,613$1,735$1,480
8/1/2017$2,667$1,789$1,533
8/8/2017$2,848$1,868$1,587
8/15/2017$2,848$1,868$1,587
8/22/2017$2,667$1,789$1,533
8/29/2017$2,613$1,735$1,480
9/5/2017$2,613$1,735$1,480
9/12/2017$2,613$1,735$1,480
10/17/2017$2,613$1,735$1,480
10/24/2017$2,613$1,735$1,480
10/31/2017$2,613$1,735$1,480
11/7/2017$2,613$1,735$1,480
11/14/2017$2,331$1,595$1,388
11/21/2017$2,275$1,566$1,369
11/28/2017$2,275$1,566$1,369
12/5/2017$2,275$1,566$1,369
12/12/2017$2,275$1,566$1,369
12/19/2017$2,486$1,672$1,466
12/26/2017$2,779$1,819$1,646
1/2/2018$2,471$1,664$1,489
1/9/2018$2,275$1,566$1,369
1/16/2018$2,275$1,566$1,369
1/23/2018$2,275$1,566$1,369
1/30/2018$2,275$1,566$1,369
2/6/2018$2,275$1,566$1,369
2/13/2018$2,275$1,566$1,369
2/20/2018$2,275$1,566$1,369

 

4 STARS STANDARD – Prima Kings Jerusalem, Kibbutz Lavi Lev, Prima Tel Aviv/Prima City, Prima Kings Jerusalem

Arrival DatesPrice per person in single roomPrice per person in double roomPrice per person in triple room
5/23/2017$2,306$1,568$1,519
6/6/2017$2,207$1,498$1,447
6/13/2017$2,207$1,498$1,447
6/20/2017$2,207$1,498$1,447
6/27/2017$2,207$1,498$1,447
7/4/2017$2,268$1,559$1,508
7/11/2017$2,268$1,559$1,508
7/18/2017$2,207$1,498$1,447
7/25/2017$2,207$1,498$1,447
8/1/2017$2,322$1,613$1,562
8/8/2017$2,322$1,613$1,562
8/15/2017$2,322$1,613$1,562
8/22/2017$2,322$1,613$1,562
8/29/2017$2,207$1,498$1,447
9/5/2017$2,207$1,498$1,447
9/12/2017$2,207$1,498$1,447
10/17/2017$2,275$1,537$1,488
10/24/2017$2,275$1,537$1,488
10/31/2017$2,275$1,537$1,488
11/7/2017$2,275$1,537$1,488
11/14/2017$2,258$1,527$1,478
11/21/2017$2,207$1,498$1,447
11/28/2017$2,137$1,465$1,410
12/5/2017$2,060$1,439$1,376
12/12/2017$2,060$1,439$1,376
12/19/2017$2,133$1,513$1,467
12/26/2017$2,158$1,537$1,498
1/2/2018$2,133$1,513$1,467
1/9/2018$2,060$1,439$1,376
1/16/2018$2,060$1,439$1,376
1/23/2018$2,060$1,439$1,376
1/30/2018$2,060$1,439$1,376
2/6/2018$2,060$1,439$1,376
2/13/2018$2,060$1,439$1,376
2/20/2018$2,060$1,439$1,376

* If the above hotels are not available, comparable hotels will be confirmed. Additional cost may apply.

Private Tour Rates

PRIVATE CAR SUPPLEMENT FOR CLASSIC ISRAEL TOUR PROGRAM

NUMBER OF PASSENGERSTOUR RATES
(2) TWO$1,615
(3) THREE$933
(4) FOUR$634
(5) FIVE$438
(6) SIX$338
(7) SEVEN$231
(8) EIGHT$177

Private Tour Rates are based on per person.
Rates are based on English speaking guides.

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