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ISRAEL


From USD 1625 * | from £ 1186.25*

per person sharing 4 pax

Day 1: Ben Gurion Airport - Tel Aviv overnight (Private Transfer)
Upon arrival at Ben Gurion Airport, transfer to your hotel in Tel Aviv for an overnight.
 

Day 2: Caesarea - Haifa - Acre - Rosh Hanikra - Tel Aviv overnight (SIC Based tour)
Visit ancient Caesarea with its Roman amphitheatre, port, hippodrome, and aqueduct. This is a magnificent archaeological site which has been incredibly restored and brought back to life. Explore Israel’s third city, Haifa set on the slopes of Mount Carmel which you will drive alongside on the way. In the city, you will enjoy a view of the beautiful Bahai Gardens, a world heritage site home to the Bahai faith. Travel further north, to ancient Acre – a UNESCO recognized World Heritage Site with ancient walled city and colorful market.
Visit the caves of Rosh Hanikra, on Israel’s far-northern border.

07:00 – Pickup from Tel Aviv Hotels
08:30 – Tour Caesarea.
10:30 – Visit Haifa and see the Bahai Gardens
11:30 – Explore Crusader Acre
14:30 – Rosh Hanikra
18:00 – dropoff at Tel Aviv hotels

Notes.
- All timings are approximate.
- Tour price includes full day of air conditioned transportation, pickup and dropoff from hotel, licensed tour guide, and entry fees.
- Tour available in English every Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday.


Day 3: Galilee Tour - Tel Aviv overnight (SIC Based tour)
Pickup from Tel Aviv. Drive through the Galilean hills, and see the spectacular views across historic landscapes. Head north with visiting Nazareth and the most impressive church in the region, the Basilica of the Annunciation. You’ll pass the winding streets of Israel’s largest Arab City and have a flavor of the Middle Eastern atmosphere of the charming old town of Nazareth. Pass the Wedding Church of Cana, where Jesus performed his first miracle of turning water into wine. More than a lake, the Sea of Galilee is the life source of the region, and also the source of the sacred Jordan River. You will get some stunning views of the valley on your way to the Church of Multiplication. Stop at Capernaum, home to the Apostles, at the foot of the Mount of Beatitudes. Visit the Jordan River Baptism site at Yardenit.

07:00 – pickup from Tel Aviv
10:00 – arrive to Nazareth area sites
12:30 – arrive to Sea of Galilee area sites
15:00 – arrive to River Jordan
18:00 – dropoff at Tel Aviv hotels.

Notes:
- All timings are approximate.
- Tour price includes full day of air conditioned transportation, pickup and drop off from hotels, licensed speaking tour guide
and entry fees.
- Tour Available in English Every Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday.
 

Day 4: Tel Aviv - Bethlehem and Jericho Day Tour (SIC Based tour) - Jerusalem overnight

Collection from Tel Aviv. Start the day in Jericho, the lowest city on earth, tour its ancient ruins and enjoy an overview of the Mount of Temptation. Visit the Zacchaeus’ Sycamore in Jericho. Head to Bethlehem, and begin with a stroll through Manger Square. Enter the Church of the Nativity, the birthplace of Jesus and one of the oldest churches in the world. Take a small walk through the fields where the shepherds saw their guiding star of the Nativity (time permitting).

07.15 – pick up from Tel Aviv Hotels
17:30 – return to Jerusalem

Notes:
- All timings are approximate.
- Tour price includes full day of air conditioned transportation, pickup and drop off from hotels, licensed speaking tour guide
and entry fees.
- Passports are compulsory. Modest dress is required: Covered shoulders, no shorts.
- Tour Available in English Every Monday, Wednesday, Saturday.
 

Day 5: Jerusalem Day Tour (SIC Based tour)
Visit Mount Scopus and take in the amazing view of Jerusalem on one side and the Judean Desert on the other. Tour the Old City of Jerusalem with its narrow passageways, and unique atmosphere. Stroll around Mount Zion. Take in The Old City Cardo dating from the Roman rule. Walk along the Via Dolorosa. Enter the Church of the Holy Sepulcher. Visit the Western Wall, the holiest site for Jews. Tour the Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum. On Fridays and Saturdays, Yad Vashem is closed and you will instead visit the Church of All Nations, King David’s Tomb, and the Garden of Gethsemane.

08:20 – pickup from Jerusalem Hotels
09:00 – begin the tour of Jerusalem
17:00 – dropoff at Jerusalem hotels

Notes:
- All timings are approximate.
- Tour price includes full day of air conditioned transportation, pickup and drop off from hotels, licensed speaking tour guide
and entry fees.
- Tour Available in English Everyday.
 

Day 6: Masada and Dead Sea Tour (SIC Based tour)
The Masada and Dead Sea Tour begins with pickup from your hotel in Jerusalem. Drive through the Judean Desert to the fortress of Masada, an iconic site in Jewish and Israeli history, this fortress is a symbol of heroism. Enter the National Park and ascend Masada via the cable car. Enjoy a fully guided tour through the ruins of King Herod’s palace imagining life here thousands of years ago. Float in the Dead Sea. Experience the therapeutic waters of this saline lake, bathe in the mineral-rich
mud, and look around, it’s all sandy desert. Return to the hotel.

08:20 – Pick-up from Jerusalem Hotels
11:00 – Arrive at Masada and enjoy a fully guided tour of the ruins
14:00 – Arrive at Private Dead Sea Beach and spend a few hours floating in the water
18:00 – Drop-off at Jerusalem hotels

Notes:
- All timings are approximate.
- Tour price includes full day of air conditioned transportation, pickup and drop off from hotels, licensed speaking tour guide
and entry fees.
- Tour Available in English Everyday.
 

Day 7: Departure Ben Gurion Airport (Private Transfer)
Drive to Ben Gurion Airport (1 hour drive), you need to be at the airport 3 hours before the departure time for airport formalities.

Includes:

  • 6 nights accommodation
  • Return airport transfers
  • Meals as mentioned
  • Transporation as per itinerary

Excludes:

  • Airfares.
  • Travel Insurance.
  • Guiding on the arrival & on the departure days.
  • Lunches.
  • Dinners.
  • Any kind of drinks.
  • Tips of any kind, please make sure that tips are paid in cash to hotels, guide and driver.
  • Personal expenses such as laundry and soft drinks.
  • Any extra tours not mentioned in tour program.
  • Any meals not mentioned in tour program.
  • Any other services not mentioned above.
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