Price range
From $1365 per person
Upcoming Date
07-12 March 2023
Tour Time
6 Days (Inc. Arv./Dpt.)

Itinerary

1 - Tuesday ( March 7 ) : Jerusalem - Holy to All

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Explore the Old City of Jerusalem and Machane Yehuda market with your tour guide!

Activities:

  • Meet your tour guide at your hotel - And travel to Jerusalem

  • Davidson Center - Visit the fascinating Southern Wall Archaeological Park that surrounds the lower part of the Temple Mount from West and South.

  • Lunch on own in the Old City

  • Tour the Old City, Jerusalem - Since the 19th century Jerusalem's Old City has traditionally been divided into four quarters; Jewish, Christian, Moslem and Armenian. Walk through narrow alleys, meet people and place to get a better understanding on the complexity of a city that is holy to these three major religions.

    Explore the Jewish Quarter. Visit the Byzantine Cardo, and the artifacts uncovered during archaeological excavations
    exposing two thousand years of Jewish history in the Old City till present day. Stop by the Western Wall where over generations, Jews came to pray at, as it was the closest, they could come to the Holy of Holies on the Temple Mount.
    Take the Via Dolorosa (Way of Grief), traditionally accepted as the last route trodden by Jesus to get to The Holy Sepulcher. The Church contains the last five Stations of the Cross including the sites of Jesus' crucifixion and burial.

  • Continue with an unforgettable culinary tour at Machane Yehuda Market - If you really want to get the feel for Jerusalem Machane Yehuda Market is the place to visit. In this colorful market, you will meet people of all nationalities, religions, and ages and listen the special stories of the peddlers. Time for more to eat if you’re still hungry.

  • Travel back to Tel Aviv

2 - Wednesday ( March 8 ) : Explore Jerusalem on your own

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Activities:

  • Transfer to Jerusalem

  • 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 member of the Yad Vashem staff.

  • Explore Jerusalem on own

  • Transfer to Tel Aviv

3 - Thursday ( March 9 ) : Desert Splendor

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Explore Masada and the Dead Sea with your tour guide!

Activities:

  • Meet your tour guide at the hotel's lobby - And travel to the Dead Sea region

  • Masada National Park - Masada is a rugged natural fortress, of majestic beauty, in the Judean Desert overlooking the Dead Sea. It is built as a palace complex, by Herod the Great, King of Judaea, (reigned 37 – 4 B.C.). Became a symbol of the ancient kingdom of Israel, and the last stand of Jewish patriots in the face of the Roman army, in 73 A.D. Ascend Masada by cable car and tour the site.

  • Dead Sea Resort for swim and lunch - Israel’s Dead Sea is the lowest point on earth, a stunning, other-worldly landscape of shimmering blue water ringed by bare, orange and yellow hills. The waters of the Dead Sea hold a potent solution of minerals and salts that have strong healing properties. Together with its ethereal beauty, these health-giving minerals make the Dead Sea’s beaches and spas popular vacation spots for Israelis and tourists alike. At one of the local hotels, have lunch and 'float' in the Dead Sea.

  • Time Permitting: Ein Gedi Nature Reserve - This beautiful nature reserve features Nahal David, a spectacular water hike for all ages. Trails in a range of levels of difficulty take you alongside and through the cool, fresh waters of Nahal David, down waterfalls, along jaw-dropping canyons, and past caves. If you’re both quiet and lucky, you might even glimpse the sure-footed ibex and other local animals.

  • Return to Tel Aviv

4 - Friday ( March 10 )

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Activities:

  • Explore Tel Aviv on your own

5 - Saturday ( March 11 ) : What These Shores Have Seen

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Activities:

  • Meet your tour guide at the hotel's lobby - And travel north

  • 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.

  • Druze cooking workshop and meal - 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.

  • Return to Tel Aviv

6 - Sunday ( March 12 ) : Explore Tel Aviv on Your Own

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Activities:

  • Explore Tel Aviv on your own

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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