|PRICE:||From USD 682 per person (twin share)|
Experience some of Israel's best with this mini 3 day classic tour to Jerusalem and the Dead Sea. See Mt Zion, the Jewish Quarter, the Roman Cardo, the Herodian Quarter, the Western Wall, the Via Dolorosa, the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Mount Scopus, Mount of Olives, Bethlehem, the Church of the Nativity, the Israel Museum, the Shrine of the Book, Jerusalem's New City, the Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum, Meah Shearim, a spectacular sound and light show at the Tower of David Museum, float in the Dead Sea, visit Qumran and climb Masada. All this in 3 jam-packed days!
Wednesday | Jerusalem – Old City
08:00 – Starts Jerusalem. Visit the tomb of King David and the room of the Last Supper on Mt. 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, proceed to Mount Scopus and then to the Mount of Olives for a magnificent panoramic view of the Old City. Continue to Bethlehem (subject to security clearance) to visit the Church of the Nativity.
Enjoy a tour of the New City – include a view the Knesset (Israel’s Parliament). Continue for a moving visit to Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum. Visit Meah 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 and light” show at the Tower of David museum (weather conditions permitting).
Friday | Dead Sea
Depart Jerusalem via the Judean Mountains and descend to the lowest place on earth. Visit the ancient city of Qumran where the Dead Sea Scrolls where found. Continue along the shores of the Dead Sea to
the magnificent cliff top fortress of Masada. Ascend via cable car to explore the remains of King Herod’s luxurious palace and hear about the zealots who defied the Roman Empire from this location. Take the chance to enjoy a float on the salty waters of the Dead Sea. Return to Jerusalem.
The above tour packages includes the following:
- English Speaking guide for all touring
- A/C coach for touring in a group
- Twin room accommodation in chosen class of hotels on BB basis (HB where indicated)
- Entrance fees for the above mentioned sites
The above mentioned does not include:
- Any extra meals or beverages or hotel extras
- Tips for guides & drivers
- Any personal expenses
- Passport, visa and border crossing fees
- Travel insurance
- Anything not mentioned in inclusions