Israel: Jewish Heritage Galilee and Golan Tour 2017-2018

3 days / 2 nights

From $800

(land only rates per person including hotel)

Israel Tour Highlights: Caesarea, Haifa, Rosh Hanikra, Safed, Golan Heights, Tiberias, water springs at Gilboa mountain, Beit Shean

The Jewish Heritage Galilee Tour is the best way to enjoy all of Israel’s rich Jewish offerings across the country near and far! Visit breathtaking Caesarea, the ancient Roman capital and port; enjoy a walking tour of the theatre and the archaeological ruins and excavations. Journey to Haifa for a scenic view of the city; proceed via Nahariya to Rosh Hanikra to visit the limestone grottos. Explore the city of Acre and visit the Crusaders and Turkish underground city and crypt. Drive to Safed, the center of the Kabbalah movement. Enjoy a jeep tour to the foot of the Golan. Drive to Tiberias to visit Rambam’s grave, continue via the Jordan valley to Jerusalem; stop at Mount Scopus for a blessing as you enter the city of Jerusalem!

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Tour Operates Sunday – Tuesday
3 days | 2 nights | 3 touring days

Included services in our tour rates:

  • 3 touring days with a government licensed English speaking guide in an air-conditioned vehicle
  • 2 over nights in a kibbutz guesthouse or a 4 stars hotel on half board basis
  • A jeep tour
  • All entrances fees per program above
  • Private tours available by request

Not included services in our tour rates:

  • Airfare (please contact an agent)
  • Travel Insurance (Strongly Recommended)
  • Tips to guide/driver and Hotel staff
  • Items of a personal nature (laundry, souvenirs, film/toiletries)

Conditions

  • Minimum 2 passengers required
  • Guaranteed confirmation up to 2 weeks prior to the tour; after based upon availability
  • Tour starts from Tel-Aviv Sunday and ends in Jerusalem Tuesday
  • For pick up from Jerusalem Sunday OR drop off in Tel-Aviv Tuesday, additional charges will apply for transfers:
    • $85 per person in double; $170 for single; $30 for third
  • The tour will not be operated on the following dates:
    • April 9, 16; May 28; September 17, 24; October 1, 8, 2017

Terms and Conditions

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 Israel 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.

rosh hanikra

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Day 1 - Sunday
Caesarea / Haifa / Acre / Rosh Hanikra
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Haifa

Drive north to Caesarea, once the Roman capital of the region; see the excavations of the Crusaders’ city, the aqueduct and the amphitheatre that has been restored as a concert venue.
Proceed to Haifa to visit the Clandestine Immigration and Naval museum (“Af al Pi Chen”) and hear the story of the illegal immigrants to Israel at the time of the British mandate.
Drive to Acre, the Old City recognized by UNESCO as world heritage site; walk through the old port and local market. Continue to Rosh Hanikra; descend by cable car into the underwater grottoes and admire the spectacular natural formation.

Overnight at a Kibbutz guesthouse.

Day 2 - Monday
Jeep tour / Safed / Golan Heights / Tel-Hai
Golan Heights

Golan Heights

Drive to Safed, one of the four holy cities in Israel, center of the Kaballa movement; visit the Caro and Ari synagogues; stroll through the narrow alleyways and visit the picturesque Artists’ quarter .
Next, enjoy a Jeep tour at the foot of the Golan.

Continue to the Golan Heights; stop at Gadot overlook, the memorial for the fallen of the Golan, located over former Syrian bunkers; view the monument built in honor of the Alexandroni brigade.

Proceed for a magnificent observation point over the city of Kuneitra, and the Syrian territory.
Drive to Tel-Hai; see the “Roaring Lion” monument and learn about the heroic battle of Josef Trumpeldor and his comrades in 1920.

Overnight at a Kibbutz guesthouse.

Meet with a Kibbutz member and learn about their unique lifestyle.

Day 3 - Tuesday
Tiberias / Beit Shean / Beit Alpha / Gan Hashlosha / Jerusalem
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Gan Hashlosha

Drive to Tiberias to visit Rambam’s grave; Continue through the Jordan valley to Beit Shean, known as “Scythopolis”, and see the fascinating excavated remains from Roman and Byzantine periods.

Stop at Beit Alpha to admire the beautiful mosaic floor of a synagogue discovered in 1929.
Visit Gan Hashlosha national park and enjoy the warm spring water pools and waterfalls.

Continue via the Jordan valley to Jerusalem; stop at Mount Scopus for a blessing as you enter the city.

Return to Jerusalem.

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Terms and Conditions The fine print for this tour

Travel Insurance Protect yourself against unforeseen circumstances

Israel Vacation Guide Familiarize yourself with Israel before traveling

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