|DURATION:||8 Days / 7 Nights|
|PRICE:||$1,799 USD per person (twin share)|
Explore Jewish heritage from both a personal and public perspective, as you soak up the varied flavours - both new and old - of the Jewish homeland. Visit key sites and cities.
Day 1: Saturday | Arrival
Upon arrival to airport meet our representative and transfer to Tel Aviv.
Overnight: Tel Aviv
Day 2: Sunday | Coastal Plain
Leave Tel Aviv for a tour along the great Coastal Plain of the shimmering Mediterranean Sea. Stop to explore the ancient port city of Caesarea. See the aqueducts and the restored amphitheatre now used as a concert venue.
Continue onto Haifa for a panoramic view of the city from Mt. Carmel. Stroll through the colourful local markets at Acre and visit the old harbour. See the magnificent limestone grottos via cable-car at Rosh Hanikra.
Overnight: Kibbutz Guesthouse
Day 3: Monday | Upper Galilee
Visit the fascinating Old City at Safed (Zfat) and stroll through the artist’s quarter. Enjoy a Jeep tour of the Golan Heights. Peer deep into Syria and see the remains of the ghost town of Kuneitra. Stop at the former Syrian Army camp at Tel Facher. Evening activity: Meet with a Kibbutz member and learn about their unique lifestyle.
Overnight: Kibbutz Guesthouse
Day 4: Tuesday | Lower Galilee
Enjoy a short tour of Tiberias. See the excavations of the ancient Roman city of Beith Shean. Stop at Beit Alpha to see the ancient Synagogue of the Zodiac. Swim the warm waters at the natural springs of Gan Hashlosha (weather permitting). Travel down the fertile Jordan Valley for the ascent to Jerusalem. Say a blessing on the top of Mount Scopus as you overlook the city.
Day 5: Wednesday | Jerusalem Old City
See the Tomb of King David on Mt. Zion. Walk along the ancient Roman Cardo. Visit the restored Jewish Quarter. Enjoy a fascinating tour of the underground Western Wall Tunnels. See the excavations of the Southern Wall of the Temple Mount. Stroll through the colourful Oriental Bazaars. Explore 3,000 years of history at Jerusalem’s Citadel Museum.
Day 6: Thursday | Jerusalem New City
See the coming of age Bar-Mitzvah ceremonies at the Western Wall. Enjoy a fascinating walk through the unltra-orthodox neighbourhood at Mea Shearim. Drive by the Knesset, Israel’s parliament and see the famous Menorah with biblical emblems. Visit the Shrine of the Book to see the original Dead Sea Scrolls. See the model of Jerusalem as it was during the time of King Herod. Experience a moving visit to Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial and Mount Herzl Military Cemetery. Visit the former Jordanian Army stronghold at Ammunition Hill.
Day 7: Friday | Dead Sea
Descend to the Dead Sea – 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.
Stop for a lunch and spa facilities at a private Dead Sea beach. Take the chance to enjoy a float on the salty waters of the Dead Sea. (lunch included)
Day 8: Saturday | Departure
Transfer to Ben Gurion airport for departure
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