Price range
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Upcoming Date
28-10 June 2023
Tour Time
14 Days (Inc. Arv./Dpt.)

Itinerary

- ( January 1 )

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Activities:

  • Arrival at 5:35 PM - Arrival at Ben Gurion airport. Your VIP agent will be waiting to greet you at the sleeve of the plane. After assisting with arrival procedures and collecting your baggage, you will be taken to meet your driver.

  • Transfer to Jerusalem and check-into hotel

  • Your hotel is in the very center of Jerusalem so accimatize yourself to the area and grab something to eat at the same time.

  • Overnight: Arthur Hotel

- ( January 1 ) : Jerusalem - both terrestial and celestial

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Activities:

  • Breakfast at the hotel

  • Meet your guide and together stroll down to the Old City for the beginning of the Old City tour.

  • Jaffa Gate - An imposing entrance to Jerusalem’s Old City, the Jaffa Gate is one of the six original entrances built by Suleiman the Magnificent. The Jaffa gate is full of fascinating details, like the abrupt right-angle turn within the gatehouse, the chamber above the gate, and the huge mezuzah, which is new since the time of Suleiman.

  • Jewish Quarter - The Jewish Quarter is best known for the Western Wall, but there’s a lot more to see and do here. See archaeological finds from the First and Second Temple periods, Roman ruins, vibrant synagogues, and learning institutions, all jostling for space in these busy stone streets.

  • Western Wall - Proceed to the Kotel (The Western Wall), sacred because it is one of the last remnants of the Second Temple that was destroyed by the Romans. Feel the stones that have witnessed so much in the history of the Jews. Place your special and personal prayer in the cracks of the stones.

  • The Western Wall Tunnels - Explore what’s under the Kotel through the Kotel Tunnels Tour. The Western Wall is impressive, but its greatness is truly discovered when you descend underground to the Western Wall Tunnels. The tunnels run along approximately 488 meters (1601ft) of the Western Wall, giving visitors a taste of the challenge that stood before Herod the Great during the biggest of all his immense building projects - the expansion of the Temple Mount.

  • Muslim Quarter - Extending from the Damascus Gate to the Via Dolorosa, the Muslim Quarter is the largest of the Old City’s quarters and has been home to Palestinian Arabs for centuries. Meet people who have lived in the Old City for generations, practicing their crafts and raising their families. Browse the famous Arab shuk (market) in the Muslim quarter. Its many stalls sell spices, pastries, pottery, sheepskin, embroidered clothes and so much more.

  • Lunch - Eat some of Israel’s best hummus and other local dishes at one of the authentic restaurants in the quarter.

  • Christian Quarter - One of the four neighborhoods of Jerusalem’s Old City, the Christian Quarter is home to a rich tapestry of Christians of many denominations. The historic and impressive Church of the Holy Sepulcher, encompassing the last 5 Stations of the Cross, dominates the area.

  • Church of the Holy Sepulchre - The church is situated on the hill called Golgotha or Calvary and contains the last five Stations of the Cross, including the sites of Jesus' crucifixion and burial. Several Christian denominations claim ownership to various parts of this site so holy to Christendom.

  • Dinner on your own

  • Overnight: Arthur Hotel

- ( January 1 ) : From Destruction to Redemption

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Activities:

  • Breakfast at the hotel

  • After breakfast, drive through the city to Yad Vashem

  • Yad Vashem - Visit the museum at Yad Vashem, Israel’s National Memorial to the Holocaust. Tour this memorial to the darkest moment in world and Jewish history, its children’s memorial, and exquisite gardens. Yad Vashem is an unforgettable place of tribute and remembrance. You'll be guided by a Yad Vashem guide.

  • Mount Herzl - Adjacent to Yad vashem lies Israel’s national cemetery, Mount Herzl which is the final resting place of leaders of Zionism and Israel, including Yitzhak Rabin and Herzl himself, and of thousands of soldiers killed defending the State of Israel. At Mount Herzl you will find a moving monument to the 28,000-odd soldiers and civilians killed in combat or by terrorism since the founding of the state.

  • Machane Yehuda Market - In a sharp swing of mood, and what is probably the story of Israel, we transition from the darkness of the Holocaust and memory of Israel's fallen to the bustling, multi-ethnic market bursting with life, art, and flavor. A tasting tour through Machane Yehuda Market is an adventure for your taste buds! Enjoy the hustle and bustle with all the rich fragrances, colors, and sounds this iconic Jerusalem market offers.

  • As our afternoon was spent taking in the sights, sounds and tastes of Israel, this evening you can enjoy on your own. We will be happy to provide restaurant recommendations.

  • Overnight: Arthur Hotel

- ( January 1 ) : A day alone in Jerusalem

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Activities:

  • Breakfast at the hotel

  • A day to explore Jerusalem alone

  • Afternoon transfer to the northern Dead Sea resort area of Ein Boqek and check- in to hotel

  • Dinner at hotel

  • Overnight: Milos Dead Sea Hotel

- ( January 1 ) : Masada - the last bastion of Jewish Independence

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Activities:

  • Masada for Sunrise - Ascend the mountain from the east via the Snake Path to explore Masada, scene of the epic stand by Jewish rebels at the end of the Great Revolt against Rome nearly 2,000 years ago. Reveal the secrets of the daily life of the rebels, the story of the excavations, and how the site became one of Israel’s most important symbols.
    Descend via the cable car

  • Return to the hotel for a well-earned and deserving buffet breakfast

  • Use the rest of the day to enjoy the wonders of the Dead Sea, its minerals and salts. Float in the sea on the private hotel beach, relax in the internal mineral baths of the spa and if you want, book a special cosmetic treatment or pampering massage in the hotel spa.

  • In the afternoon, a driver will transport you to Israel's border with Jordan, situated near the southern city of Eilat.

  • Arava Border Crossing - You will be guided through the border crossing by our agent and be greeted on the other side of the border by your Jordanian driver and guide.

  • Transfer to Petra and check -in to hotel

  • Dinner at the hotel

  • Overnight: Petra Hotel

- ( January 1 ) : Petra -the Jewel of the Nabateans

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Activities:

  • Petra Hotel - Breakfast at the hotel

  • Petra - Full day visiting Jordan's Jewel, The Capital City of the Nabateans, a city fully carved in the rose red stones of Wadi Mousa Mountains. Upon arrival, you will take a horse back ride (optional), walk through the Siq, the only access to this city.
    Lunch included.

  • Dinner at the hotel

  • Overnight: Petra Hotel

- ( January 1 ) : The Red Dunes of Wadi Rum

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Activities:

  • Breakfast at the hotel

  • Wadi Rum - Travel (about 1 hour) to Wadi Rum. In Wadi Rum you shall pass the famous “Seven Pillars of Wisdom” on your way to the Visitors Centre, where you will have a short stop. Here you will board a local open 4 X 4 Vehicle escorted by a Bedouin guide to take you out into the desert for 3 hours. You will visit the Lawrence Spring, the Famous Ghazaly Gorge with its ancient Rock inscriptions. Lunch Break at a Bedouin Camp.

  • Transfer to the border crossing where you will be assisted across the border back into Israel. You'll be greeted at the Israeli side of border, by a driver will transfer you to a hotel in Eilat for an overnight stay.

  • Dinner on your own in the city

  • Eilat General Lodging - Eilat General Lodging

- ( January 1 ) : From North to South in just one day

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Activities:

  • Breakfast at the hotel and check-out

  • Transfer to the Ramon International Airport where you will travel to Ben Gurion Airport. There you will be met by your guide for the next part of your Israeli adventure.

  • The Bahai Gardens - From the Louis Promenade at the top of Mount Carmel, we will admire the stunning scenery. Nicknamed the Balcony of the Country, a 400-meter long promenade at the top of the Baha'i Gardens offers a view of the entire Haifa Bay, all the way to the border with Lebanon. This impressive spot offers a truly spectacular view, so have a camera ready!

  • Akko historical tour - Walk through 4,000 years of history in this ancient city and UNESCO World Heritage site. The ancient city of Akko, situated on the Mediterranean coast, is one of the oldest ports in the world, and a city shared by Jews and Muslims. Walk narrow streets past towering ramparts, deep moats, green domes, venerable synagogues, slender Muslim minarets, and secret passageways. Discover the subterranean city built beneath Akko in the Middle Ages by the Crusaders. Learn about the city’s ancient history, as well as its important role in Israel’s modern history.

  • Lunch in an authentic restaurant in the Old City of Akko

  • After lunch, travel to Hotel and check-in

  • Dinner at Hotel

  • NORTH ISR LODGING general

- ( January 1 ) : Nature, Culture and Religion and Food

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Activities:

  • Breakfast at the hotel

  • Snir Water Hike - Walk between the beautiful water streams, water plants and shaded track, in one of the Jordan’s water sources.

  • Lunch on route

  • Safed - Vist the ancient city of Safed, pronounced Tzfat in Hebrew, sits at a higher altitude than any other city in Israel and has been known since the 16th century as a major center of Kabbala, Jewish mysticism. Safed’s mystical aura adds to its special status as one of Israel’s four holy cities, along with Jerusalem, Tiberias and Hebron. The old synagogues, narrow alleyways and artists’ studios add to the hilltop city’s unmistakable charm.

  • Galileat Druze Culinary experience - Together with your hosts in their private home, prepare traditional Druze Galilean dishes and then enjoy the feast you create. Learn about Druze culture and history from your hosts and from the food you eat.

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- ( January 1 ) : Golan Heights - Our eyes and ears

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Activities:

  • Breakfast at the hotel

  • Golan Heights - Explore the Golan Heights by Jeep Learn about the recent history of the region and explore the issues that have confronted Israel during the civil war in Syria. The Jeep tour will end at Har Bental, an extinct volcano and an army stronghold overlooking the Syrian plateau and international border. From there, we will return by foot down the mountain to Kibbutz Merom Hagolan from where we began the jeep tour.

  • Kibbutz Ein Zivan - The kibbutz, one of the first has become a culinary center of the Golan in recent years.
    Pelter Winery was established in 2005 and is a study in Terroir. Taste the wines made from grapes grown on the rich Golan soil and hear the story of the winery. Together with the wine, enjoy a lunch of local cheese.
    Visit the local De Karina Chocalate Store for local chocolate made from a family with an Argentinian background.

  • Educated, satiated, satuated and sleepy, we will make our way back to the hotel.

  • Dinner at the hotel

  • NORTH ISR LODGING general

- ( January 1 )

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Activities:

  • Breakfast at hotel and check-out

  • Begin drive southwards towards Tel Aviv but before we get there, we stop at Caeserea to stretch the legs and to learn about this fascinating and culturally diverse city

  • Caesarea National Park - On the Mediterranean coast, Caesarea National Park is one of Israel’s most impressive archeological sites. Here, amazing ancient harbor ruins, beautiful beaches, and impressive modern residences sit side-by-side. The city was initially built by King Herod in the 1st century BC, who dreamt of a major seaport to connect the Province of Judea with Rome. For this purpose, the king's men designed an entirely artificial harbor that was in use for about a millennium. Caesarea became a central city in Roman and Byzantine times as can be seen from the massive archeological remains on site. View the spectacular Roman amphitheater, still used today as a performance venue, as well as the hippodrome that held 20,000 spectators for chariot races.

  • Lunch on route

  • Transfer to Tel Aviv and check-in to hotel

  • Dinner on your own

  • Fabric Hotel Tel Aviv - Fabric Hotel Tel Aviv

- ( January 1 ) : Discover Tel Aviv on your own

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Activities:

  • Breakfast at hotel

  • Overnight: Fabric Hotel Tel Aviv

- ( January 1 ) : Another day on your own

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Activities:

  • Breakfast at the hotel

  • Overnight: Fabric Hotel Tel Aviv

- ( January 1 ) : Final wrap up day in Tel Aviv

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Activities:

  • Breakfast at the hotel

  • Evening transfer to Ben Gurion Airport for return flight home. VIP assistance through airport security.

  • Have a safe flight home. Lehitraot and hope to see you again in Israel

Terms of Payment

Deposit is due immediately to secure the booking.

Balance for the trip is due no later than 45 days prior to first day of trip.

Please refer to our full Terms and Conditions here.

Cancellation Policy

Bookings can be cancelled within 48 hours, with a full refund.

Should it be necessary to cancel or postpone the tour due to force majeure circumstances, or Israeli government-imposed/air flight restrictions related to COVID-19,  a full refund may be possible, minus a $200 per person service fee.

For cancellations made:

  • Up to 45 days prior to departure, any payments made above the deposit towards the tour will be refunded. The deposit is non-refundable
  • 45 to 30 days prior to departure, 50% of the total tour cost per person will be refunded
  • 29 to 8 days prior to departure, 25% of the total tour cost per person will be refunded
  • 7 to 0 days prior to departure, the client will incur 100% of the cost of the tour

Should members of a group booking cancel their participation, their deposits cannot be applied to the balance payment of other group members.

All cancellation requests must be made in writing.

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