Cruise Tour Excursions in Israel 2012

The Israel Travel Centre can offer you wonderful alternatives to cruise line excursions when stopping over in Israel for only a day or two. Have a look at a selection of tailor made itineraries – ready and packaged for you!

All excursions are private tours with licensed English speaking guide.

Tour Excursions from Port of Ashdod

Tour A1: Jerusalem Old and New

Drive to Jerusalem. Explore the biblical and cultural highlights of Old and New Jerusalem. Start the tour with a magnificent view of the city and the Temple Mount from the Mount of Olives. Enter the Old City through one of its famous gates. Continue into the Christian Quarter and walk along the Via Dolorosa, following the Stations of the Cross to the Church of the Holy Sepulcher. Explore the restored Jewish Quarter and visit the Cardo, an ancient Roman marketplace where you can still shop today. Stop at the Western Wall, the holiest place to the Jewish People. Continue for a panoramic tour of the New City. Drive via the Knesset and stop to see the original Dead Sea Scrolls at the Shrine of The Book. Return to the ship.

Prices (not including entrance fees): ALL IN U.S. DOLLARS:

1-3 pax in sedan
$695.00 total
4-6 pax in 7 seater
$750.00 total

7-9 pax in 10 seater
$800.00 total

Add $20 per person for entrance fees

Tour A2: Jerusalem Old and Bethlehem

Drive to Jerusalem. Drive to the Mount of Olives for a panoramic view of the city. Enter the Old City and walk through the Armenian and Jewish quarters to the recently excavated and restored Cardo, the Roman road. See the Jewish Wailing Wall, the Kotel, and continue to the Christian quarter. Walk along the Via Dolorosa and visit the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. Continue to Bethlehem for an overview of Shepherd's field. Drive on for a visit to the Church of Nativity and Manger's square. Return to the ship.

Prices (not including entrance fees):

1-3 pax in sedan
$695.00 total
4-6 pax in 7 seater
$750.00 total

7-9 pax in 10 seater
$800.00 total

Add $20 per person for entrance fees

Tour A3: Masada and the Dead Sea

Drive through the Judean Desert and descend to the lowest place on earth – the Dead Sea. Ascend (by Cable Car) to the mountain fortress of Masada, once a luxurious palace built by Herod the Great and later the last stronghold of the Jewish rebellion against the Romans. Explore the unique remains including the bathhouse, water cisterns, storerooms, hanging palaces and the Synagogue. Then enjoy a chance to swim (float) in the mineral rich Dead Sea. The high mineral content in the water and the mud is well known for its curative effects. Return to the ship.

Prices (not including entrance fees):

1-3 pax in sedan
$850.00 total
4-6 pax in 7 seater
$900.00 total

7-9 pax in 10 seater
$950.00 total

Add $25 per person for entrance fees

Tour Excursions from Port of Haifa

Jerusalem Old and New

Drive to Jerusalem. Explore the biblical and cultural highlights of Old and New Jerusalem. Start the tour with a magnificent view of the city and the Temple Mount from the Mount of Olives. Enter the Old City through one of its famous gates. Continue into the Christian Quarter and walk along the Via Dolorosa, following the Stations of the Cross to the Church of the Holy Sepulcher. Explore the restored Jewish Quarter and visit the Cardo, an ancient Roman marketplace where you can still shop today. Stop at the Western Wall, the holiest place to the Jewish People. Continue for a panoramic tour of the New City. Drive via the Knesset and stop to see the original Dead Sea Scrolls at the Shrine of The Book. Return to the ship.

Prices (not including entrance fees):

1-3 pax in sedan
$795.00 total
4-6 pax in 7 seater
$895.00 total

7-9 pax in 10 seater
$995.00 total

Add $20 per person for entrance fees

Jerusalem Old and Bethlehem

Drive to Jerusalem. Drive to the Mount of Olives for a panoramic view of the city. Enter the Old City and walk through the Armenian and Jewish quarters to the recently excavated and restored Cardo, the Roman road. See the Jewish Wailing Wall, the Kotel, and continue to the Christian quarter. Walk along the Via Dolorosa and visit the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. Continue to Bethlehem for an overview of Shepherd's field. Drive on for a visit to the Church of Nativity and Manger's square. Return to the ship.

Prices (not including entrance fees):

1-3 pax in sedan
$795.00 total
4-6 pax in 7 seater
$895.00 total

7-9 pax in 10 seater
$1,050.00 total

Add $20 per person for entrance fees

Masada and the Dead Sea

Drive through the Judean Desert and descend to the lowest place on earth – the Dead Sea. Ascend (by Cable Car) to the mountain fortress of Masada, once a luxurious palace built by Herod the Great and later the last stronghold of the Jewish rebellion against the Romans. Explore the unique remains including the bathhouse, water cisterns, storerooms, hanging palaces and the Synagogue. Then enjoy a chance to swim (float) in the mineral rich Dead Sea. The high mineral content in the water and the mud is well known for its curative effects. Return to the ship.

Prices (not including entrance fees):

1-3 pax in sedan
$895.00 total
4-6 pax in 7 seater
$995.00 total

7-9 pax in 10 seater
$1,100.00 total

Add $25 per person for entrance fees

Nazareth and the Sea of Galilee

Enjoy a spectacular day exploring the landscapes of the lower Galilee. Depart Haifa to Nazareth, the town where Jesus spent his childhood. Explore the Church of the Annunciation and the Church of St Joseph. Continue via Cana to Tiberias on the shores of the Sea of Galilee. Visit Capernaum to see the ancient synagogue where Jesus preached, Tabgha, where He performed the Miracle of Fishes and the Loaves and a view of the Mount of Beatitudes. Then visit the baptismal site at Yardenit before returning to your ship.

Prices (not including entrance fees):

1-3 pax in sedan
$795.00 total
4-6 pax in 7 seater
$895.00 total

7-9 pax in 10 seater
$995.00 total

Add $20 per person for entrance fees

Haifa, Acre and Rosh Hanikra

Start with a visit to the port city of Haifa to view the magnificent Bahai gardens from atop Mount Carmel. Continue north to Akko (Acre) to explore the Knights' Halls and underground city and crypt. Arrive at Rosh Hanikra, the most northern point on the coast to walk through the beautiful grottos carved by the sea. Return to the ship.
Prices (not including entrance fees):

1-3 pax in sedan
$695 total
4-6 pax in 7 seater
$795 total

7-9 pax in 10 seater
$895 total

Add $20 per person for entrance fees

Caesarea, Tel Aviv and Old Jaffa

Drive along the coastal road to Caesarea, to visit the Roman Theatre and the Crusader Fortress with its unique dry moat. On for a tour of the Tel Aviv city centre - the business and entertainment capital of Israel. Explore Neve Zedek and the earliest neighbourhoods of Tel Aviv. Onto the craft markets of Nahalat Benyamin and the colourful ambience of Sheinkin Street. Continue to Old Jaffa, the 8,000 year old port city; Visit the ancient ruins and stroll the restored artist's quarter.

Prices (not including entrance fees):

1-3 pax in sedan
$850 total
4-6 pax in 7 seater
$950 total

7-9 pax in 10 seater
$1,050 total

Add $20 per person for entrance fees

Safed and the Golan Heights

Proceed to Safed, the center of Jewish mysticism, to 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.Explore Caesarea of Phillipi at Banias Springs. Optional stop at a Golan winery for a tour and wine tasting.

Prices (not including entrance fees):

1-3 pax in sedan
$850 total
4-6 pax in 7 seater
$950 total

7-9 pax in 10 seater
$1,050 total

Note: Entrance fees: Additional USD22.00 per person

Inclusions
The above tour packages include the following:

  • Licensed English Speaking guide
  • Private Air conditioned modern vehicle
  • Over mileage and extra hours

The above mentioned does not include:

  • Entrance fees
  • Tips for guides & drivers
  • Meals or beverages
  • Passport, visa and border crossing fees

 

Other exciting tours are available on request!

Please enquire below or call 02 9371 8166 to book your trip today!

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