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The Holy Land - 8 Days

The Holy Land - 8 Days

Purpose: Faith, Discovery, Culture, History
No. of days: 8 days - 7 nights | Sunday arrival
First & Last Cities: Tel aviv
Other cities: Caesarea, Muhraka, Megiddo, Acre, Tiberias, Capernaum, Banias, Cana, Nazareth, Beit Shen, Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Masada, Dead Sea
Starting cost: $1,455 including airfare
 

Day 1 – Sun: 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. Dinner and overnight at the hotel ***. [D]
 
Day 2 – Mon: Tel Aviv, Caesarea, Muhraka, Megiddo, Acre, Galilee
Depart Tel-Aviv and drive along the coastal plain to Caesarea, once the Roman capital of the region; visit the excavations of the ancient city, the Roman theatre and aqueduct. Proceed to Muhraka, the site of confrontation between Elijah and the prophets of Baal; enjoy the spectacular view of the Jezreel valley and the lower Galilee. Continue to Megiddo, identified as the site of Armageddon; learn the impressive history of this battle field as you visit the archaeological excavations including the well-preserved water supply system. Onto Acre to visit the remarkable underground Crusader City and crypt; walk through the Old City recognized by UNESCO as world heritage site, the local market and harbor. Dinner and overnight in Kibbutz. [B/D]
 
Day 3 – Tue: Galilee (Tiberias, Capernaum, Banias)
After a short tour of Tiberias, enjoy a boat ride on the Sea of Galilee; visit the Yigal Alon center where the "Jesus boat", an ancient fishing boat from the 1st century, is displayed. Continue to Capernaum to visit the remains of the 2nd century synagogue.  Stop at Tabgha, the site of the Miracle of Fish and Loaves, and visit the Church of Multiplication with its 4th century mosaic floor. Proceed to Mount of Beatitudes, the place where Jesus delivered the sermon on the mount. Drive to the Banias Springs and tour the Golan heights. Dinner and overnight in Kibbutz. [B/D]
 
Day 4 – Wed: Galilee, Cana, Nazareth, Beit Shen, Jerusalem
Drive to Cana to visit the Wedding Church, where Jesus performed his first miracle turning water into wine. Continue to Nazareth to visit the Church of Annunciation, Joseph’s workshop and Mary’s well. Proceed to Yardenit, the baptismal site on the Jordan river; next, stop at Beit Shen to visit the newly excavated Roman city and amphitheater. Drive along the Jordan valley to Jerusalem. Dinner and overnight in Jerusalem. [B/D]
 
Day 5 – Thu: Jerusalem (Old City)
Drive to Mount of Olives for a panoramic view of the city; visit the Church of All Nations, King David’s Tomb and Room of Last Supper on Mt. Zion.  Enter the Old City; walk through the Cardo, the ancient roman road; visit the Jewish and Christian quarters; view the Temple Mount; walk along the Via Dolorosa and the oriental Bazaar to visit the Church of Holy Sepulcher. Next, drive to the Garden Tomb and enjoy the beautiful gardens and peaceful ambiance. Dinner and overnight in Jerusalem. [B/D]
 
Day 6 – Fri: Jerusalem (New City), Bethlehem*
Drive to Ein Karem to visit the Church of Visitation; proceed to Yad Vashem, the memorial to the Holocaust. Visit Israel Museum, 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 to Bethlehem, birthplace of Jesus; visit Shepherds' field; walk through Manger Square to visit the remarkable Church of Nativity. Return to Jerusalem. Dinner and overnight in Jerusalem. [B/D]
 
Day 7 – Sat: Qumran, Masada, Dead Sea
Drive through the Judean hills to Qumran caves, where the Dead Sea scrolls were found; Continue along the shores of the Dead Sea to Masada, the last stronghold of the Jews after the destruction of the Second Temple in 70 A.D; ascend Masada by cable car and tour the mountain fortress built by King Herod; visit the remains of the walls, water cistern and Herod’s Palace; descend by cable car. Continue to the Dead Sea, the lowest point on earth; enjoy the opportunity to float in the unsinkable water and cover yourself with the mineral rich mud, believed to have therapeutic effects. Dinner and overnight in Jerusalem. [B/D]
 
Day 8 – 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]
 
* Visit subject to the security conditions.
** Program sequence is subject to change without advance notice.
*** Dinner no included at Art Plus Hotel
 
[B] = Breakfast | [D] = Dinner | [B/D] = Breakfast and Dinner


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Tour includes

·  Round-trip airfare USA-Tel Aviv

·  Arrival and departure shared transfers

·  7 days accommodation:

o Tel Aviv – 1 night

o Galilee – 2 nights

o Jerusalem – 4 nights

·  Visits of:

o Caesarea the Roman city

o Muhraka (Elijah and Baal)

o Megiddo and the Armageddon

o Acre and the Templar Kights

o Tabgha & the miracle of the Fish & the Loaves

o Mount of Beatitudes

o Golan Heights

o Wedding Church in Cana

o Yardenit baptismal site

o Church of the Holy Sepulcher

o The Garden Tomb

o Church of Visitation

o Bethlehem

o Massada

o The Shrine of the Book

·  Panoramic tour of Jerusalem

·  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 3.5 Grand Beach 3.5 Grand Beach 3.5 Dan Panorama 4
Galilee Lavi - Lev room 5 Lavi - Eden room 4 Lavi - Eden room 4 Lavi - Eden room 4
Jerusalem Jerusalem Gate 2.0 Prima Park 4 Grand Court 3.5 Dan Panorama 4.5

Hotels will be confirmed at time of booking.  * Tripadvisor rating


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 23 $1,505 $1,989 $1,455 $1,639 $2,239 $1,589 $1,795 $2,359 $1,695 $2,039 $2,715 $1,879
Feb 6,13 $1,585 $2,069 $1,535 $1,719 $2,319 $1,669 $1,875 $2,439 $1,775 $2,119 $2,795 $1,959
Feb 27 $1,585 $2,069 $1,535 $1,719 $2,319 $1,669 $1,875 $2,439 $1,775 $2,325 $3,249 $2,099
Mar,6,13,20,27 $1,665 $2,299 $1,599 $1,765 $2,485 $1,699 $1,865 $2,615 $1,769 $2,455 $3,609 $2,299
Apr,3 $1,749 $2,389 $1,685 $1,849 $2,569 $1,785 $1,949 $2,699 $1,855 $2,545 $3,695 $2,389
Apr,24 $1,749 $2,389 $1,685 $1,879 $2,629 $1,815 $1,949 $2,699 $1,855 $2,589 $3,779 $2,419
May,1,8,15,22,29 $1,749 $2,389 $1,685 $1,879 $2,629 $1,815 $1,949 $2,699 $1,855 $2,589 $3,779 $2,419
Jun,5,12,19,26 $1,719 $2,355 $1,649 $1,849 $2,595 $1,779 $1,919 $2,669 $1,819 $2,555 $3,745 $2,385
Jul,3,10,17,24,31 $1,705 $2,345 $1,639 $1,835 $2,579 $1,769 $1,905 $2,655 $1,809 $2,545 $3,729 $2,375
Aug,7,14,21,28 $1,799 $2,459 $1,735 $1,915 $2,665 $1,849 $2,019 $2,795 $1,919 $2,609 $3,789 $2,439
Sep,4,11,18 $1,759 $2,369 $1,695 $1,885 $2,605 $1,819 $1,985 $2,735 $1,889 $2,579 $3,729 $2,425
Oct,23,30 $1,749 $2,389 $1,685 $1,849 $2,569 $1,785 $1,949 $2,699 $1,855 $2,589 $3,779 $2,419
Nov,6,13,20 $1,749 $2,389 $1,685 $1,849 $2,569 $1,785 $1,949 $2,699 $1,855 $2,589 $3,779 $2,419
Nov,27 $1,709 $2,309 $1,645 $1,825 $2,529 $1,765 $1,929 $2,659 $1,835 $2,349 $3,545 $2,255
Dec,4,11 $1,785 $2,389 $1,725 $1,905 $2,605 $1,839 $2,005 $2,739 $1,909 $2,429 $3,625 $2,329
Dec,18 $1,779 $2,375 $1,715 $1,905 $2,605 $1,839 $2,005 $2,739 $1,909 $2,569 $3,635 $2,469
Dec,25 $1,779 $2,375 $1,715 $1,905 $2,605 $1,839 $2,005 $2,739 $1,909 $2,919 $4,245 $2,759
2023 Departures
Jan,8,15,22,29 $1,615 $2,209 $1,549 $1,739 $2,439 $1,679 $1,839 $2,569 $1,749 $2,149 $3,035 $2,079
Feb,5,12,19 $1,695 $2,289 $1,629 $1,819 $2,519 $1,759 $1,919 $2,649 $1,829 $2,229 $3,115 $2,159
Feb,26 $1,695 $2,289 $1,629 $1,819 $2,519 $1,759 $1,919 $2,649 $1,829 $2,345 $3,539 $2,249
Children under 12 years old sharing room with parents
All departures $1,175 $1,229 $1,275 $1,575

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: IS02TLV22DH


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 $155

Prices are per person and may change without notice