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11 DAYS TOUR OF ISRAEL
- Aug, 13
- Nov, 12
- Jan, 17
Visit: Jerusalem, Golan Heights, Haifa, Tiberias, Massada, Dead Sea, Eilat and Tel Aviv.
DAY 1 (Sunday):
Fly from U.S.A to Israel Ben Gurion Airport.
DAY 2 (Monday):
Arrive in Israel to be met and assisted by your guide at Ben Gurion airport. Travel to Jerusalem. Check in at the hotel (please note, regular check-in at hotel is at 3:00pm). Relax to adjust the time and use the facilities of the hotel. Dinner and overnight in Jerusalem.
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 the buildings of the Old City of Jerusalem. Next you will be taken to the Knesset, Israel’s parliament to take pictures with the huge Menorah. By afternoon drive to Tel Aviv, the city that never sleeps. Then, 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. Visit Shuk HaCarmel and have some shopping time as well. Dinner & overnight in Jerusalem.
DAY 4 (Wednesday):
Visit Kever Rachel. 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 an enjoyable visit to Mearat Hanetifim, a 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. Return to Jerusalem. Then visit the modern part of Jerusalem and have some free time for shopping. In the evening, after dinner we will take you to the old town followed by the “Tower of David Light and Sound Show”. Known as the “Jerusalem Night Spectacular” it stunningly combines the wonders of modern technology, the tumultuous history of Jerusalem and the beauty of the Citadel at the Tower of David in an unforgettable show intertwining visual and auditory effects using a sophisticated, innovative laser projection system. Dinner & overnight in Jerusalem.
DAY 5 (Thursday):
This morning after breakfast we will take you to the Kotel for morning prayer and Bar/ Bat Mitzvah celebration. The guests will be met at the site on the left of the “Dung Gate”. The Bar Mitzvah boy will be escorted surrounded by balloons with a canopy, the chuppah, clarinetist and drummer- each with a shofar, inflatable dancing Hasid, and the "Shehecheyanu" blessing recited by parents. Afterward, start traveling along the Coast Road, stopping at Haifa to view Bahai Gardens, the port, and the bay from Mount Carmel. Time permitting, continue our trip with a visit to Rosh Hanikrah. The grottoes and caves at Rosh Hanikra are the result of thousands of years of the power of the sea, and after a short yet exhilarating cable car ride down the cliff face, visitors can explore these incredible formations for themselves. Dinner & overnight in Tiberias.
DAY 6 (Friday):
Visit the Rabbi Meir Baal Ha-Nes grave in Tiberias. Today we will take you for a jeep ride! 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 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 drive south to Ganim Beach and enjoy Aqua Kef Amusement Park. Aqua Kef is the first floating water park of its kind in Israel, in the Sea of Galilee. This amusement park offers a wide range of exciting facilities: Large rubber games and inflatable slides, trampolines, jumping towers, obstacle bridge, challenging ladders and more.
DAY 7 (Saturday):
Today, after prayer and breakfast you can relax in your hotel as time is at your leisure. Then, in the evening, have a relaxing boat ride on the Kinneret. Dinner & overnight in Tiberias.
DAY 8 (Sunday):
After breakfast and checking out, enjoy swimming in Gan Hashlosha (Sachne). The pools at Gan Hashlosha are fed by a natural spring which rises within the park feeding water at a constant 28 degrees Celsius year-round. Via the slopes of the Judah Desert, we drive down to the Dead Sea. Visit Masada. Ascend Masada by cable car and see the remains of a Herodian fortress where the Zealots were overcome by the Romans in 73 CE. Then in the afternoon, enjoy some relaxation & floating in the Dead Sea. It is a unique experience as you just kind of fall back into the water and float. You can’t sink if you try! But be careful you also can’t get this water in your eyes since the salt content is so high. Afterwards drive further south along Arava road to Eilat. Dinner & overnight in Eilat.
DAY 9 (Monday):
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. 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. Free time at your leisure. Dinner & overnight in Eilat.
DAY 10 (Tuesday):
Today just before noon time, we will share a Cruise & Lunch on board, at Red Sea Yacht. Then Resting & relaxing in the exciting city. Enjoy the hotel’s fantastic leisure facilities. The Herods Palace Eilat hotel, five stars hotel rating, offers guests a truly ‘royal’ pampering experience in a superb beachside setting. From a full entertainment package, three swimming pools and top-quality dining options, the Herods Palace’ inspirational interior spaces and décor provide the backdrop for a truly unforgettable vacation. By evening, you can join our guide for a walking tour of different entertainment and excitement that Eilat night has to offer. Dinner & overnight in Eilat.
DAY 11 (Wednesday):
Today after breakfast via the slopes of the Judah Desert, drive up to the center. Then, by afternoon visit “Ein Gedi” one of Israel’s premier hiking spots featuring spectacular beauty, varied landscapes, and botanical gardens. The Ein Gedi Nature Reserve offers over nine different hiking trails. They’re suitable for everyone from family groups to experienced hikers. Continue to “Genesis Land” a magical place, it enables visitors to experience life as it was in biblical times. Visitors to Genesis Land are greeted by Eliezer, Abraham's manservant, and by a train of camels which lead you down to Abraham's tent, where you will experience his legendary dinner hospitality. Perhaps you'll witness the courtship of Isaac and Rebecca. You might even come across Joseph and his brothers, just before they throw him in the pit. At Genesis Land, the stories of the Bible come to life in the very landscape in which they took place. After a stop for drop off in, transfer to the airport Tel Aviv for your flight back home.
DAY, 12 (THURSDAY):
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Our Hotel in ISRAEL
9 nights at the 5* 1st class or similar on (subject to change)
No of Nights
LAND TOUR ONLY $3500
All Tours Are Based on Double Occupancy In the Room
Tour Price May Increase