Israel: Deluxe Small Group Tour
Duration12 days / 11 nights
HighlightsJerusalem, Tel Aviv, Massada, Dead Sea, Qumran, Nazareth, Caesarea, Haifa, Acre, Sea of Galilee
NotesLand Only ,Price Based on Double Occupancy
Single Supplement: $1,794
This tour can be booked privately
Participants will benefit by the guides showing personal guidance and attention to each one of the group members! This new and unique tour is designed to include the best that Israel has to offer, incorporating its fascinating historical UNESCO world heritage sites, holy sites, exciting and educational “hands on” attractions as well as its vibrant markets, cultural experiences not to be found on other tours!
*The hotel in Jerusalem for 2017 tours will be the David Citadel. For 2018 tours, the hotel in Jerusalem will be the Orient
What can you expect as part of your tour?
- VIP arrival and departure assistance
- Private arrival and departure transfers
- Tours/Meals as listed in the itinerary
- Entrance fees and English speaking guide
- Deluxe vehicles and accommodations
Wednesday, October 25
Arrival in Israel
Thursday, October 26
Continue to Neve Tzedek, the first neighborhood of Tel-Aviv built in 1887 outside the old port city of Jaffa; Proceed to the Carmel market and enjoy the vibrant noises, smells and colors; onto Jaffa, an ancient port city, named for Japeth, one of the sons of Noah who built it after the flood; Stop at the Visitors' Center and enjoy a multimedia presentation of the 8000 year old port town and its history ; walk around the restored city, the Artists' Quarter ,galleries and the renovated harbor.
Friday, October 27
Proceed to Sarona, originally a 140 year old German Templar colony; It has now been restored, preserving the original architecture, and converted to a lively pedestrian open air commercial center.
Drive through the main streets of Tel-Aviv, passing by Rabin's Square, place of assassination of Prime Minister Itzhak Rabin.
Later, stop at Tel-Aviv port and enjoy the promenade along the seafront with the unique shops, cafés and youthful ambiance. End the day at Nahalat Benyamin and enjoy the live street music, arts, crafts and handmade jewelry.
Saturday, October 28
Sunday, October 29
Visit Acre, one of the ancient port cities in Israel, declared by UNESCO as a world heritage site; learn the history of the city through its unique buildings, fortresses and intact fortifications. Visit the underground Crusader City and walk through the old city, mosques and local market.
Overnight:Rosh Pina (B, D).
Monday, October 30
Continue to Mount Bental for a panoramic view of Mount Hermon and the Golan; learn the story of one of the largest tank battles that took place in 1973 war. Return to hotel.
Overnight:Rosh Pina (B, D).
Tuesday, October 31
Enjoy a boat ride on the Sea of Galilee; visit the Yigal Alon center where an ancient 2000 year old ancient boat discovered is displayed.
Onto Nazareth to visit the Church of Annunciation.
Continue to Beit Shean, also called "Scythopolis", the biggest archeological park in Israel with beautiful excavations from Roman and Byzantine periods.
Continue via the Jordan valley to Jerusalem; Stop at Mount Scopus for a blessing as you enter the city.
Wednesday, November 01
Jerusalem: Old City
Continue to the City of David and explore the excavations of the first temple period; learn the story of ancient Jerusalem as you tour the Western Wall tunnels; discover the hidden layers of the walls revealed underground. Return to your hotel to freshen up and get ready for your night out.
Enjoy a Middle Eastern dinner followed by the Spectacular night show at Tower of David Museum
Thursday, November 02
Jerusalem: New City
Experience the contemporary Jerusalem at the famous Mahane Yehuda Market with its authentic and colorful stands; Enjoy the "Shuk bites" and taste a variety of local food.
Continue to Yad Vashem, the memorial to the holocaust.
Friday, November 03
Massada and Dead Sea
Descend by cable car.
Next, stop for lunch and spa facilities in one of the leading hotels in the area.
Saturday, November 04
Sunday, November 05
*All itineraries are subject to availability
Multiple DeparturesFrom$3,881 Single Supplement$1,794
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