Holidays

Classic Israel

Classic Israel

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: $1,919
 
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.


Book
program

Customize
Program

Print
program

Email
program

1-855-55
TOURS

Tour includes
  • Arrival and departure shared transfers
  • 9 nights’ accommodation:
    • Tel Aviv – 2 nights
    • Galilee – 2 nights
    • Jerusalem – 5 nights
  • Meals
    • Breakfast daily
    • 1 lunch
    • 3 dinners
  • Visits of:
    • Caesarea the Roman city
    • Megiddo and the Armageddon
    • Druze Village
    • Safed
    • Golan Heights
    • Golan winery
    • Nazareth
    • Capernaum
    • Mount of Beatitudes
    • Beit Shen
    • Tomb of King David
    • Room of the Last Supper
    • Roman Quarter
    • Church of the Holy Sepulcher
    • Western Wall
    • Bethlehem
    • Qumran Dead Sea Scrolls
    • Masada
    • The Shrine of the Book
  • Panoramic tour of:
    • Jerusalem
    • Haifa
    • 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
  • International airline tickets
  • 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
  • Porterage 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

City Plan E * Plan D * Plan C * Plan B * Plan A *
Tel Aviv Prima City 4 Dan Panorama 4.5 Renaissance-
Sea View room
4 Carlton 4.5 Dan- 4.5
Galilee Kibbutz Lavi-
Eden wing
4 Kibbutz Lavi-
Eden wing
4 Kibbutz Lavi-
Eden wing
4 Kibbutz Lavi-
Hadar wing
4 Kibbutz Lavi-
Hadar wing
4
Jerusalem Prima Kings 4 Dan Panorama 4 Orient 4.5 Inbal 4.5 King David 4.5

Hotels will be confirmed at time of booking          * Tripadvisor ratings


Tour Pricing

Hotel Plan Plan E Plan D Plan C Plan B Plan A
Double Single Triple Double Single Triple Double Single Triple Double Single Triple Double Single Triple
2020 Departures
Jan 3,10 $1,919 $2,709 $1,745 $2,009 $2,849 $1,799 $2,579 $4,015 $2,365 $2,475 $3,805 $2,285 $2,959 $4,705 $2,619
Jan 31 $1,919 $2,709 $1,745 $2,009 $2,849 $1,799 $2,579 $4,015 $2,365 $2,375 $3,609 $2,219 $2,959 $4,705 $2,619
Feb 14 $1,919 $2,709 $1,745 $2,009 $2,849 $1,799 $2,579 $4,015 $2,365 $2,549 $3,959 $2,339 $2,959 $4,705 $2,619
Feb 21 $1,919 $2,709 $1,745 $2,009 $2,849 $1,799 $2,579 $4,015 $2,365 $2,375 $3,609 $2,219 $2,959 $4,705 $2,619
Feb 28 $2,025 $2,899 $1,835 $2,199 $3,229 $1,929 $2,585 $4,029 $2,369 $2,479 $3,815 $2,289 $3,349 $5,489 $2,885
Mar 6 $2,099 $2,995 $2,055 $2,369 $3,525 $2,059 $2,839 $4,465 $2,559 Not Availabe $3,539 $5,829 $3,029
Mar 13 $2,099 $2,995 $2,055 $2,369 $3,525 $2,059 $2,839 $4,465 $2,559 $2,669 $4,145 $2,435 $3,539 $5,829 $3,029
Mar 20 $2,099 $2,995 $2,055 $2,369 $3,525 $2,059 $2,839 $4,465 $2,559 Not Availabe $3,539 $5,829 $3,029
Mar 27 $2,099 $2,995 $2,055 $2,369 $3,525 $2,059 $2,839 $4,465 $2,559 $2,669 $4,145 $2,435 $3,539 $5,829 $3,029
Apr 17 $2,099 $2,995 $2,055 $2,369 $3,525 $2,059 $2,905 $4,589 $2,599 Not Availabe $3,539 $5,829 $3,029
Apr 24 $2,099 $2,995 $2,055 $2,399 $3,575 $2,079 $2,905 $4,589 $2,599 Not Availabe $3,699 $6,145 $3,135
May 1,8,15 $2,099 $2,995 $2,055 $2,459 $3,699 $2,119 $2,905 $4,589 $2,599 $2,935 $4,679 $2,609 $3,965 $6,665 $3,309
Jun 5,12 $2,099 $2,995 $2,055 $2,459 $3,699 $2,119 $2,905 $4,589 $2,599 $2,909 $4,625 $2,595 $3,965 $6,665 $3,309
Jun 19 $2,099 $2,995 $2,055 $2,459 $3,699 $2,119 $2,905 $4,589 $2,599 Not Availabe $3,965 $6,665 $3,309
Jun 26 $2,069 $2,945 $2,025 $2,459 $3,699 $2,119 $2,905 $4,589 $2,599 $2,935 $4,679 $2,609 $3,965 $6,665 $3,309
Jul 3,10,17,24,31 $2,099 $2,989 $2,049 $2,409 $3,585 $2,089 $2,835 $4,439 $2,559 $2,779 $4,359 $2,519 $3,579 $5,905 $3,065
Aug 7
Aug 14,21 $2,099 $2,989 $2,049 $2,409 $3,585 $2,089 $2,835 $4,439 $2,559 $2,779 $4,359 $2,519 $3,609 $5,949 $3,085
Aug 28 $2,065 $2,929 $2,019 $2,369 $3,525 $2,059 $2,729 $4,239 $2,485 $2,725 $4,259 $2,469 $3,539 $5,829 $3,029
Sep 4
Oct 16,23,30 $2,099 $2,995 $2,055 $2,459 $3,699 $2,119 $2,905 $4,589 $2,599 $2,935 $4,679 $2,609 $3,965 $6,665 $3,309
Nov 6
Nov 13,20,27 $2,065 $2,929 $2,019 $2,459 $3,699 $2,119 $2,799 $4,379 $2,529 $2,949 $4,715 $2,615 $3,145 $5,025 $2,765
Dec 4,11
Dec 18,25 $2,035 $2,879 $1,995 $2,645 $4,069 $2,399 $3,199 $5,199 $2,789 $3,105 $5,025 $2,719 $3,919 $6,579 $3,279
2021 Departures
Jan 1 $2,035 $2,879 $1,995 $2,645 $4,069 $2,399 $3,199 $5,199 $2,789 $3,105 $5,025 $2,719 $3,919 $6,579 $3,279
Jan 8,15,22,29 $1,929 $2,689 $1,895 $2,059 $2,899 $1,845 $2,639 $4,079 $2,419 $2,595 $3,999 $2,379 $2,999 $4,739 $2,665
Feb 5,12,19
Feb 26 $2,035 $2,879 $1,995 $2,269 $3,315 $1,985 $2,639 $4,079 $2,419 $2,665 $4,139 $2,425 $3,419 $5,595 $2,945
Children (Younger then 12) sharing room with parents
Jan-Feb '20 $1,349 $1,249 $1,299 $1,249 $1,799
Mar '20-Feb '21 $1,499 $1,299 $1,349 $1,299 $1,849
Prices are per person and may change without notice
 
Tour Code: IS03TLV20DH