Israel: Jewish Heritage and Eilat Tour

Enjoy this perfect opportunity to discover the hidden gems of Israel from tip to tip on this Jewish Heritage Israel tour with a special visit to Eilat!
  • Multiple Departures

    Dec, Jan 19, Feb 19, Mar 19, Apr 19, May 19
  • Duration

    13 days / 12 nights
  • Highlights

    Tel Aviv, Caesarea, Haifa, Safed, Golan Heights, Galilee, Tiberias, Beit Shean, Jerusalem, Qumran, Massada, Dead Sea, Eilat, Petra, Ramon Crater
  • Notes

    Land Only, Price Based on Double Occupancy
    Single Supplement: $787
  • Activity Level

    Moderate

  • Tailor Made

    This tour can be booked privately

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Highlights of the Jewish Heritage Israel & Eilat Tour include explorations of Jerusalem’s Old City and New City. Visit the Western Wall and Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial, and continue with a coastal adventure up north where you will experience the excavations of the Crusader city and the Roman port, Caesarea.

Take a memorable journey to the top of Masada and enjoy a breathtaking view of the desert before taking a relaxing dip in the Dead Sea. Head south to Eilat where you can enjoy some extra special fun in the sun! This Jewish Heritage Israel tour is one you will not soon forget.

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What can you expect as part of your tour?

  • Arrival and departure transfers
  • Tours/Meals as listed in the itinerary
  • Jeep ride in the Golan Heights
  • English speaking guide
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Day

1

Friday, December 07, 2018

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).

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2

Saturday, December 08, 2018

At leisure

Enjoy a free day in Tel Aviv. You could choose 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 (B).

Day

3

Sunday, December 09, 2018

Coastal Route

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:Kibbutz Lavi (B, D).

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4

Monday, December 10, 2018

Galilee/Golan

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 foots 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 magnificient 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.
Meet with a Kibbutz member.

Overnight:Kibbutz Lavi (B, D).

Day

5

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Galilee/Jerusalem

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.

Overnight:Jerusalem (B).

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6

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Jerusalem: Old City

Visit the Tomb of King David on Mt. Zion. Walk along the Cardo, heart of the ancient Roman City; visit the four Sepharadic Synagogues restored after 1967 war in the Jewish quarter; tour the Western Wall Tunnels; visit the archaeological park at Davidson Center; walk through the colorful local bazaar to visit the
Tower of David museum presenting the history of Jerusalem and ancient remains of the city beginning with the first temple period.

Overnight:Jerusalem (B).

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7

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Jerusalem: New City

Enjoy seeing the Bar-Mitzvah ceremonies at the Kotel.
Drive through Mea Shearim and learn about the unique lifestyle of the ultra orthodox communities.
Proceed to Mount Herzl, the military cemetery, and Yad Vashem the memorial to the Holocaust. Visit the Ammunition Hill, a former Jordanian army stronghold, conquered by the Israeli army in the six day war, and converted into a national memorial site and museum.
Drive by the Knesset, Israel’s parliament and see the Menorah with the biblical emblems. Next visit
Israel Museum, the Shrine of the Book where the Dead Sea scrolls are housed, and the Holyland model, a miniature replica of Jerusalem as it was during the second temple period.

Overnight:Jerusalem (B).

Day

8

Friday, December 14, 2018

Dead Sea/Massada

Drive through the Judean desert to the Dead Sea, the lowest point on earth. Visit Qumeran,where the Dead Sea scrolls were found. Continue to Massada, ascend by cable car and tour the mountain fortress built by King Herod, where the Zealots made their last stand against the Romans; visit the remains of the walls, palaces, synagogue and bathhouse; descend by cable car.
Next, stop for Lunch and Spa facilities in one of the leading hotels in the area and enjoy a "Swim" in the mineral rich Dead Sea.

Overnight:Jerusalem (B, L).

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9

Saturday, December 15, 2018

At Leisure

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 (B).

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10

Sunday, December 16, 2018

Timna/Eilat

Travel south through the Negev desert; Stop at Timna, a large geological and archaeological park; Marvel at the multi colored rock formations and copper mines; View the outstanding Solomon's pillars. Continue to Eilat, the southernmost resort city on the shores of the Red Sea; Visit the Underwater Observatory marine park, built into a coral reef and enjoy the opportunity for a close up look at the rich life of the Gulf of Eilat.

Overnight:Eilat (B).

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11

Monday, December 17, 2018

Free day in Eilat

Optional day tour to Petra at additional cost:

Petra was renowned for its massive architecture, pools, dams and water channels. The visit begins with the possibility of a short horseback-riding for about 700 m. until the entrance of the Siq, which is about 1.2 km long (walking distance). Petra is famous for its huge monuments such as the Treasury, Royal Tombs, the Court, Roman theatre, Roman Street, Qassier El- Bint (Palace of Pharaoh’s daughter) and many other smaller monuments which fascinate the visitors. After lunch drive, make a short visit to Aqaba with the possibility to stop and take a walk around.

Overnight:Eilat (B).

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12

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Mitzpe Ramon/Sde Boker /Tel-Aviv

Depart Eilat via Mitzpe Ramon; Stop to gaze into the Ramon crater, a geological wonder; Proceed to Sde Boker and see Ben Gurion's hut and grave overlooking the magnificent Zin valley. Stop for a camel ride and a visit to an authentic Bedouin tent; Learn about the Bedouin hospitality and enjoy a light lunch.
Continue to Hatzerim and visit Israel's Airforce Museum to view the planes and equipment and to hear the story of this brave fighting force.

Overnight:Tel Aviv (B).

Day

13

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Tel Aviv/Departure

Transfer to Ben-Gurion airport for departure. You will be picked up from your hotel 3.5 hours prior to departure.
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Where you will rest your head...

Dan Tel Aviv

Deluxe Room

The Dan Tel Aviv Hotel reflects Tel Aviv’s dynamic lifestyle. The first luxury Tel Aviv hotel in Israel’s first Jewish city, the Dan Tel Aviv has always been a prime venue for statesmen, politicians and artists who gathered here from the earliest years of the State of Israel.

Carlton Tel Aviv

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Awarded the Israel’s leading business and superior service hotel. The Carlton is described as sanctuary in the heart of the bustling city of Tel Aviv with its roof pool, spa, and health club.

Dan Panorama Tel Aviv

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The Dan Panorama is furnished with contemporary flair and highlighted by splendid views, the Dan Panorama Hotel features elegantly appointed guestrooms that blend luxury with the efficacy of advanced technology. Across the street is the Mediterranean Sea so you can be on the inviting sandy beach within minutes.

Prima Tel Aviv

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Inspired by the White City’s art, architecture & design, the Prima Tel Aviv hotel invites you to a stylish experience. Centrally situated across from the city’s famed Tayelet beach promenade and celebrated Frishman beach, this 63-room hotel in Tel Aviv reflects the city’s heart, style, history, and soul.

Kibbutz Lavi Galilee

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The hotel is located in Kibbutz Lavi, an area of lush vegetation surrounded by green fields. Guests and visitors have magnificent views of the Sea of Galilee and the Golan Heights. The design combines happiness and colors with serenity and harmony; this is a place that tells you to sit down and relax!

King David Jerusalem

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The King David Jerusalem Hotel, one of the world’s legendary hotels, is a major landmark in a unique and historic city. Blending the past and the refinement of the ancient world, the King David Hotel is unquestionably the most famous of all of Jerusalem’s hotels. A don’t miss!

Inbal Jerusalem

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Enriched by the capital city’s unique ambience and spectacular views, this hotel is not only one of the finest in Jerusalem but is also a doorway to the city’s grand culture, tradition, and history. It is right now tourist attractions, shopping, and an array of unique historic sites.

Dan Panorama Jerusalem

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The Dan Panorama Hotel Jerusalem with its dignified architecture and honey-colored Jerusalem stone exterior resonates with the spirit of this legendary city. The Dan Panorama Hotel boasts an exceptional location that enables you to explore Jerusalem’s multifaceted attractions simply by stepping outside.

Prima Kings Jerusalem

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At Prima Kings you will get a sense of the mosaic of Jerusalem’s diverse cultures, history and religions, and enjoy a unique Jerusalem experience. It is centrally located along one of the City’s most famous intersections – where modern Rehavia meets Old City with the Great Synagogue just meters away.

Dan Eilat

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The Dan Eilat Red Sea Hotel was recently voted one of the top ten hotels in the Mediterranean and Africa by the prestigious publication Condé Nast Traveler. This self-contained vacation paradise, blends luxury and style with fun and round-the-clock activities.

Dan Panorama Eilat

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The Dan Panorama Hotel Eilat has been createdwith our guests in mind. Ideal for a vacation that blends sun and fun with Eilat’s spectacular natural attractions, the Dan Panorama Eilat Hotel is splendidly located overlooking a tranquil marina where sailboats anchor.

Herods Eilat

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Enjoy five-star hospitality and premier facilities, such as gourmet dining at the Chef Lawrence Restaurant, a state-of-the-art gym and deluxe studio, private beach, and world class spa offering more than 60 different types of spa treatments.

Prima Music Eilat

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At Hotel Prima Music, Eilat, they believe that a true beach retreat is not complete without the tunes you love. They tie entertainment and the music of your choice into your vacation experience. They dedicated each floor to a different genre of music for you to choose from.

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