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Discover the riches of this breathtaking country which is so small that you can drive from one end to another in just 8 hours. Relax on the year-round sunny beaches of Tel Aviv and get inspired by the treasures of the magnificent and sacred Jerusalem, bathe in the waters of the lowest place on earth, the Dead Sea, and take in all of nature’s glory in the North.

  • 7 night accommodation
    • 1 night in Tel Aviv at 4-star Grand Beach or similar
    • 2 nights in Galilee at 4-star Kibbutz Lavi Hotel in an Eden room
    • 4 nights in Jerusalem at 4-star Prima Park or Grand Court or similar
  • 14 meals: 7 breakfast and 7 dinners
  • Sightseeing on a join-in basis with English guide; as per itinerary
  • Entrance fees to the sites visited
  • Return Ben Gurion Airport – Hotel – Ben Gurion Airport transfers, on shared basis
Departing Sundays
July 30 – Sep 3, 2023 from $2979 tax included
Oct 8 – Nov 19, 2023 from $2929 tax included
Nov 26 – Dec 10, 2023 from $2829 tax included
Single Supplement on request
Upgrade to 4.5-star Dan Panorama Hotels in Tel Aviv & Jerusalem from $600 more

Not Included:

  • Airfare
  • Meals & beverage other than those referenced in each itinerary
  • Gratuities
  • Travel Insurance
  • Personal expenses

Day 1, Sunday: Ben Gurion Airport – Tel Aviv (D)

Arrival at Ben Gurion Airport where you will be met by our local representative and transferred to your hotel.  Hotel: 4-star Grand Beach or similar or upgrade to 4.5-star Dan Panorama

Day 2, Monday: Caesarea – Muhraka – Megiddo – Acre (B/D)

Breakfast at the hotel. 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 Theater 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 and learn the impressive history of this battlefield 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 a world heritage site, and visit the local market and harbor.
Hotel: 4-star Kibbutz Lavi Hotel

Day 3, Tuesday: Tiberias – Capernaum – Banias (B/D)

Breakfast at the hotel. After a short tour of Tiberias, enjoy a boat ride on the Sea of Galilee. Visit the Yigal Allon Center where the “Jesus’s boat,” an ancient f ishing 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.
Hotel: 4-star Kibbutz Lavi Hotel

Day 4, Wednesday: Cana – Nazareth – Beit Sheen (B/D)

Breakfast at the hotel. Drive to Cana to visit the Wedding Church, where Jesus performed his f irst 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, followed by a stop at Beit Shean to visit the newly excavated Roman city and amphitheater. Drive along the Jordan Valley to Jerusalem.
Hotel: 4-star Prima Park or Grand Court or similar or upgrade to 4.5-star Dan Panorama

Day 5, Thursday: Jerusalem (Old City) (B/D)

Breakfast at the hotel. 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 the Last Supper on Mt. Zion. Enter the Old City and walk through the Cardo, the ancient roman road. Visit the Jewish and Christian quarters and see the Jewish Wailing Wall, view the Temple Mount, walk along the Via Dolorosa and the oriental Bazaar to the Church of Holy Sepulcher. Next, drive to the Garden Tomb and enjoy the beautiful gardens and peaceful ambiance.
Hotel: 4-star Prima Park or Grand Court or similar or upgrade to 4.5-star Dan Panorama

Day 6, Friday: Jerusalem (New City) – Bethlehem* (B/D)

Breakfast at the hotel. Drive to Ein Karem to visit the Church of Visitation. Proceed to Yad Vashem, Israel’s official memorial to the Holocaust. Visit the Israel Museum and 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 and visit Shepherds’ Field. Walk through Manger Square to visit the remarkable Church of Nativity. Return to Jerusalem.
Hotel: 4-star Prima Park or Grand Court or similar or upgrade to 4.5-star Dan Panorama
* Visit subject to security conditions.

Day 7, Saturday: Qumran – Masada – Dead Sea (B/D)

Breakfast at the hotel. Drive through the Judaean Hills to the 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 AD. Ascend Masada by cable car and tour the mountain fortress built by King Herod. Visit the remains of the walls, the water cistern and Herod’s Palace. Descend by cable car and 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 (weather permitting).
Hotel: 4-star Prima Park or Grand Court or similar or upgrade to 4.5-star Dan Panorama

Day 8, Sunday: Jerusalem – Ben Gurion Airport (B)

Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to Ben Gurion Airport for departure.

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