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11 DAYS TOUR OF ISRAEL
- Aug, 16
Visit: Jerusalem, Golan Heights, Haifa, Tiberias, Massada, Dead Sea, Eilat and Tel Aviv.
DAY 1 (Sunday):
Fly from U.S.A to Israel Ben Gourion Airport.
Take a journey through history, and experience all the different cultures that call Israel home as you travel the length and breadth of this breathtaking land. Be inspired by the Natural, Historical & Religious sites on this tour, from the ancient wall to the colorful bazaar in Jerusalem’s Old City. Enjoy the splendid vistas of Masada and all the amenities of the modern city of Tel-Aviv with its unique architecture, open-air markets, sun-soaked beaches and nightlife. There is truly something for everyone on this Tradition Tour.
DAY 2 (Monday):
Arrive in Israel to be met and assisted by your guide at Ben Gurion airport. Transfer to your hotel in Jerusalem for some rest and adjusting the time.
DAY 3 (Tuesday):
After breakfast, visit and walk along the Western Wall and the Jewish Quarter (Rova Hayehudi) of the Old City. Then visit Kotel Tunnel. The Western Wall Tunnel is an underground tunnel exposing the full length of the Western Wall. The tunnel is adjacent to the Western Wall and is located under buildings of the Old City of Jerusalem. By afternoon visit the modern part of the Jerusalem and have some free time for shopping. Dinner & overnight in Jerusalem.
DAY 4 (Wednesday):
Visit Kever Rachel (if situation permits). Our second stop during today’s Israel tour will be the armor war memorial in the old British police fortress, where you will find a large array of tanks, half trucks and other armored vehicles. Continue with enjoyable visit to Mearat Hanetifim (Soreq Cave) spectacular stalactite cave located on the western slopes of the Judean mountains not far from Beit Shemesh. The visit to the cave is an extraordinary experience. Then have a tour of Tel Aviv, the city that never sleep. After a panoramic tour of the city, you will see Azrieli Center, one of the biggest shopping centers in the Middle East, and the famous Allenby Street. Have some shopping time as well.
DAY 5 (Thursday):
Early morning after breakfast we will take you to Kotel for morning praying and Bar Mitzvah / Bat Mitzvah celebration. Then you will be taken to the Knesset, Israel’s parliament to have a picture with huge Menorah. The Menorah which stands opposite the Knesset is covered in some 30 symbols from historic events and characters from Jewish history. Traveling along the Coast Road to Haifa, we stop at Haifa to view of Bahai Gardens, the port and the bay from Mount Carmel. If time permit visit Rabi Shimon grave and then check in at hotel. Dinner & overnight in Tiberias.
DAY 6 (Friday):
Enjoy exciting kayaking tour on the Jordan River. At “Kfar Blum Kayaks” you meet cleanest and greenest river ways. Our famous river routes store fun, little surprises along the way, such as a small water rapids slide. Then we will take you for a jeep riding! You will ride a jeep along the winding path, passing by lush apple orchards, cherry trees, and fields. You’ll be able to feel the cool mountain breeze as the jeep descends the hills. If you look around, you may notice the remains of an army fortresses from the time when the Golan was part of Syria. Then driving south to Hammat Gader and enjoy bathing in the hot springs and view the crocodile farm. Dinner & overnight in Tiberias.
DAY 7 (Saturday):
Shabbat in Tiberias. Resting & relaxing in the exiting City. The hotel situated at the heart of Tiberias, overlooking the famous Sea of Galilee. Enjoy the hotel fantastic leisure facilities. By evening have a relaxing boat ride in Kinneret. Dinner & overnight in Tiberias.
DAY 8 (Sunday):
After breakfast, start the morning with a visit to the Rabbi Meir Baal Ha-Nes grave in Tiberias. Then enjoy swimming in Gan Hashlosha (Sachne). Via the slopes of the Judah Desert, we drive down to the Dead Sea. By afternoon, enjoy some relaxation & floating in the Dead Sea. Dinner & overnight in Dead Sea.
DAY 9 (Monday):
Continuing south, today first stop is Masada. Ascend Masada by cable car and see the remains of Herodian fortress where the Zealots were overcome by the Romans in 73 CE. Drive along Arava road to Eilat. Dinner & overnight in Eilat.
DAY 10 (Tuesday):
After an enjoyable relaxing morning visit the Underwater Observatory Marin Park. The park has a spectacular display (over 800 species) of fish, coral, sharks, mollusks, stingrays, turtles, and many other animals from the Gulf of Eilat. and, the most unforgettable place of all – the Underwater Marine Observatory, the only one of its kind in the world! The observatory is a tower situated in the middle of the sea, without any fences or cages, offering a rare view of the Red Sea, with its bright colors, tones, and the marine life in the Gulf of Eilat. Then just before noon time, we will share a Cruise & Lunch on board at Red Sea Yacht. By evening, you can join our guide for walking tour of different entertainment and excitement that Eilat night has to offer. Dinner & overnight in Eilat.
DAY 11 (Wednesday):
After breakfast, drive via the Negev desert to Tel Aviv after visiting Ptil Tekhelet Factory. Visit Shuk Hakarmel for some shopping. Closing dinner at a restaurant in Tel Aviv. Depart for the airport by 9 PM to return to the USA or stay in Israel to visit your family & relatives.
DAY, 12 (THURSDAY):
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Our tour includes:
- AIRLINE TICKETS
Round trip airline tickets.
9 nights at the 5* 1st class hotels or similar.
10 Days of sightseeing in a deluxe, modern air-conditioned bus, according to your program.
10 full buffet dinner and 9 full Israeli buffet breakfast.
- TOUR GUIDE;
Services of a professional licensed Tour Guide on touring days.
- ENTRANCE FEES:
To site, mentioned below. (Entrance fee included within the rates): Western Wall Tunnel ($12), Mearat Hanetifim ($15), Latrun Army Museum ($15), De Karina Chocolate Factory ($20), Jeep Tours ($40), Kayaking in Jordan river ($40), Boat ride in Tiberias ($15), Masada includes cable car ($10), Cruise & Lunch on Red Sea Yacht ($35), Underwater Observatory in Eilat ($30), Dinner at Tel Aviv restaurant “Maganda” or similar ($30).
- ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE
Transfer from and to Ben-Gurion airport with assistance in touring days.
- Baggage Handling
Baggage handling at hotels and bus transportation.
Our Hotel in ISRAEL
9 nights at the 5* 1st class or similar on (subject to change)
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