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Classic Israel - 10 Days

Classic Israel - 10 Days

Purpose: Faith, Discovery, Culture, History, Archeology
No. of days: 10 days - 9 nights | Friday arrival
First & Last Cities: Tel aviv
Other cities: Caesarea, Megiddo, Druze, Village, Haifa, Galilee, Safed, Golan Heights, Nazareth, Beit Shen, Jerusalem, Qumran, Masada, Dead Sea
Starting cost: $1,885 including airfare
 

Day 1 – Fri: Tel Aviv
Arrival at Ben Gurion Airport, where you will be met by our representative and transferred to your hotel in Tel Aviv. Rest of the day free to rest and relax.  Overnight at the hotel.
 
Day 2 – Sat: Tel Aviv
At leisure. Overnight in Tel Aviv. [B]
 
Day 3 – Sun: Tel Aviv, Caesarea, Megiddo, Druze Village, Haifa, Galilee
Drive along the coastal plain to Caesarea, once the Roman capital of the region; See the excavations of the Crusaders' city, the Roman port, aqueduct and the amphitheater that has been restored to its former glory as a concert venue.  Proceed to Megiddo, identified as the site of Armageddon; Visit the archaeological excavations including the well-preserved water supply system. Continue to Daliat-el-Carmel, a Druze village and enjoy a late lunch at a local restaurant. Proceed via Mount Carmel to Haifa for a panoramic view of the Haifa bay and the golden domed Bahai shrine and gardens. Dinner and overnight in a Kibbutz guesthouse. [B/L/D]
 
Day 4 – Mon: Galilee (Safed, Golan Heights, Winery)
Drive to Safed, the center of Jewish mysticism; 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. Stop at the Golan Winery for a tour and wine tasting; Proceed to "Golan Magic", for a multimedia presentation of the area and its history. Dinner and overnight in a Kibbutz guesthouse. [B/D]
 
Day 5 – Tue: Sea of Galilee, Nazareth, Beit Shen, Jerusalem
Start the day with a visit to Nazareth; Visit the Church of Annunciation; Continue to Tiberias; Visit Capernaum to see the ruins of the synagogue and octagonal Church of St. Peter; Visit Mount of Beatitudes, where Jesus delivered the sermon on the mount. Drive via Beit Shean to Beit Alpha to see the remains of the mosaic floor of an ancient synagogue depicting the zodiac. Overnight in Jerusalem. [B]
 
Day 6 – Wed: Jerusalem (Old City, Bethlehem)
Start the day with a magnificent panoramic view from Mount of Olives. Drive to the Old City; Visit the Tomb of King David and the Room of 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 Holy Sepulcher. Continue to Bethlehem*; view Rachel's tomb and proceed to visit the Church of  Nativity and Manger's Square. Overnight in Jerusalem. [B]
 
Day 7 – Thu: Jerusalem (New City)
Drive to the Israel Museum; Visit the Shrine of the Book, where the Dead Sea scrolls are housed, and the miniature model of Jerusalem as it was during the Second Temple period; Proceed for a tour at the Knesset, Israel's parliament. Continue to visit Mount Hertzel cemetery and Yad Vashem, the memorial to the Holocaust. Drive through Mea 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 & Light" show** at the Tower of David Museum. Overnight in Jerusalem. [B/D]
 
Day 8 – Fri: Jerusalem (Qumran, Masada, Dead Sea)
Drive through the Judean desert to the Dead Sea, the lowest point on earth, almost 1300 feet (1,310 feet) below sea level. Stop at Qumran to visit the site where the Dead Sea scrolls were found.  Drive along the shores of the Dead Sea to Masada.  Ascend by cable car and tour the ancient fortress where the Zealots made their last stand against the Romans before committing mass suicide in 73 AD.  Descend by cable car. Continue to the Dead Sea; Cover yourself with the mineral rich mud and experience a  swim in the Dead Sea** that many believe has its therapeutic effects. Overnight in Jerusalem. [B]
 
Day 9 – Sat: Jerusalem
At leisure. Overnight in Jerusalem. [B]
 
Day 10 -Sun: Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, USA
Breakfast at the hotel. At the appointed time you’ll be transferred to Ben Gurion Airport to board your flight back to the USA. [B]
 
[B] = Breakfast | [D] = Dinner | [B/D] = Breakfast and Dinner
 
*  Site under the Palestinian Authority Jurisdiction. Visit subject to situation.
** Visit subject to weather conditions.
*** Program sequence is subject to change without advance notice.


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Tour includes

·  Round-trip airfare USA-Tel Aviv

·  Arrival and departure shared transfers

·  7 nights’ accommodation:

o Tel Aviv – 1 night

o Galilee – 2 nights

o Jerusalem – 4 nights

·  Meals

o Breakfast daily

o 1 lunch

o 3 dinners

·  Visits of:

o Caesarea the Roman city

o Megiddo and the Armageddon

o Druze Village

o Safed

o Golan Heights

o Golan winery

o Nazareth

o Capernaum

o Mount of Beatitudes

o Beit Shen

o Tomb of King David

o Room of the Last Supper

o Roman Quarter

o Church of the Holy Sepulcher

o Western Wall

o Bethlehem

o Qumran Dead Sea Scrolls

o Massada

o The Shrine of the Book

·  Panoramic tour of:

o Jerusalem

o Haifa

o Mount of the Olives

·  Sound & Light Show at Tower of David

·  Walk the Via Dolorosa

·  Float on the Dead Sea

·  Entrance fees to sites visited

·  A/C motor-coach during the tour

·  English-speaking guise throughout the tour

·  Local taxes

Not included in tour

·  Taxes or surcharges related to airline tickets

·  Travel insurance

·  All alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks

·  Other meals not mentioned in itinerary

·  Extras and gratuities

·  Early check-in, late check-out

·  Portage at the hotels (1 bag per person)

·  Expenses of personal nature

·  Tips to driver and guide

·  Anything not mentioned in the itinerary


Hotels in your Tour

Hotel Plan Plan D Plan C Plan B Plan A
Hotel Name # Hotel Name # Hotel Name th> # Hotel Name #
Tel Aviv Grand Beach 4 Dan Panorama 4 Renaissance-Sea View room 4 Dan-Deluxe room 4
Galilee Lavi - Lev room 5 Lavi - Lev room 5 Lavi - Lev room 5 Kibbutz Lavi-Hadar wing 4
Jerusalem Jerusalem Gate 3 Dan Panorama 4 Orient 4.5 King David-Deluxe New City View room 4.5

Hotels will be confirmed at time of booking


Tour Pricing

Hotel Plan Plan D Plan C Plan B Plan A
Departure Dates Double Single Triple Double Single Triple Double Single Triple Double Single Triple
2022 Departures
Jan 7,14 $2,099 $2,979 $1,885 $2,665 $4,105 $2,445 $2,619 $4,029 $2,405 $3,089 $4,939 $2,735
Feb 18,25 $2,429 $3,625 $2,129 $2,815 $4,325 $2,569 $2,839 $2,589 $2,579 $3,525 $5,705 $3,049
Mar,4 $2,195 $3,169 $2,149 $2,475 $3,789 $2,269 $2,945 $4,655 $2,669 $3,939 $6,605 $3,365
Mar,18,25 $2,195 $3,169 $2,149 $2,669 $4,159 $2,415 $2,999 $4,779 $2,705 $3,939 $6,605 $3,365
Apr,1 $2,279 $3,255 $2,235 $2,755 $4,249 $2,505 $3,089 $4,869 $2,795 $4,025 $6,689 $3,449
Apr,29 $2,309 $3,309 $2,259 $2,819 $4,365 $2,545 $3,265 $5,219 $2,909 $4,615 $7,815 $3,839
May,6,13,20,27 $2,309 $3,309 $2,259 $2,819 $4,365 $2,545 $3,265 $5,219 $2,909 $4,615 $7,815 $3,839
Jun,10,17,24 $2,275 $3,275 $2,229 $2,785 $4,329 $2,509 $3,229 $5,185 $2,875 $4,579 $7,779 $3,805
Jul,1,8,22,29 $2,199 $3,149 $2,155 $2,709 $4,205 $2,459 $3,039 $4,825 $2,749 $3,979 $6,645 $3,405
Aug,12,19,26 $2,315 $3,289 $2,265 $2,819 $4,339 $2,565 $3,149 $4,959 $2,855 $4,099 $6,789 $3,519
Sep,2,9,16 $2,279 $3,229 $2,235 $2,789 $4,285 $2,539 $3,119 $4,905 $2,829 $4,059 $6,725 $3,485
Oct,21,28, $2,279 $3,255 $2,235 $2,819 $4,365 $2,545 $3,265 $5,219 $2,909 $4,615 $7,815 $3,839
Nov,4,11 $2,279 $3,255 $2,235 $2,819 $4,365 $2,545 $3,265 $5,219 $2,909 $4,615 $7,815 $3,839
Nov,18 $2,249 $3,195 $2,199 $2,775 $4,279 $2,515 $3,145 $4,979 $2,829 $3,579 $5,849 $3,155
Nov,25 $2,179 $3,079 $2,139 $2,449 $3,679 $2,285 $2,989 $4,679 $2,719 $3,535 $5,749 $3,119
Dec,2,9 $2,259 $3,155 $2,219 $2,529 $3,755 $2,365 $3,069 $4,759 $2,799 $3,609 $5,825 $3,195
Dec,16 $2,295 $3,219 $2,249 $2,625 $3,929 $2,459 $3,649 $5,935 $3,189 $4,229 $7,009 $3,609
Dec,23 $2,295 $3,219 $2,249 $3,039 $4,719 $2,799 $3,649 $5,935 $3,189 $4,645 $7,795 $3,879
2023 Departures
Jan,6,20 $2,025 $2,865 $1,985 $2,355 $3,379 $2,185 $2,869 $4,539 $2,615 $3,335 $5,439 $2,955
Feb,3,17 $2,105 $2,945 $2,065 $2,435 $3,459 $2,265 $2,949 $4,619 $2,695 $3,415 $5,519 $3,035
Children under 12 years old sharing room with parents
All departures $1,575 $1,429 $1,475 $2,029

Add-ons available from all US gateways.

Prices are per person and may change without notice

This program can be customized for individuals and groups.

Changes to this program may be requested by phone (1855-55-TOURS) or using the web FIT Quote Request

 

·  Airfare

We also be glad to adjust the airfare from your gateway so you take advantage of our special discounted leisure fares

 

·  Program

You may add or remove;

o Trip days

o Cities and sites

o Meals

 

·  Other options

o The program was designed with private services, however, we may substitute shared sightseeing where available

o If you prefer deluxe services we may operate this program including private driver, private guide and concierge service.

 

·  Quotation

Once we have designed the program the way you want we'll give you a quote within 2 business days.

 

Tour Code: IL03TLV22DH


Options

·  Lunches and dinners can be arranged for individuals, families and groups at top restaurants or any restaurant requested by you.

·  We can revise the itinerary to spend more time and provide more depth in those areas that you are interested on.

·  Any other changes to the itinerary will be accommodated depending on the facilities available in the area.

·  Private arrival and/or departure transfer


Group Quotations

·  The options suggested in the itinerary will be quoted at time of booking

·  If you wish to use these programs for your group or as the basis for a customized journey please either call us (1-855-55-TOURS or use the web Group Quote Request.

·  In either case our specialists will work with to refine all the details and they will get you a quote with 2 business days. Quotes may be obtained for the air and land portions of just for the lad journey.

·  Booking both air and land with us will represent savings for you because of our buying power and longtime relationship with the airlines.

·  We will also may have the choice between regular fares and special leisure fares not available to the public.


Others

Small Group Option

You may elect to join a smaller group instead of the normal size.

Description Price
Supplement for Small Groups up to 25 people $125

Prices are per person and may change without notice