9 DAYS / 8 NIGHTS

Israel Highlights

Bethlehem - Jerusalem - Nazareth - Tiberias
Starting from $2,695.00

Israel Highlights

Israel is a country that promises a religious and spiritual experience, excitement and pleasure, appealing tours and pleasurable adventures. Here, alongside Jerusalem's fascinating historic and archeological sites, there are amazingly modern tourist attractions for all lovers of culture, the arts, theater and music, architecture and gastronomic delights. Explore the unique sites of Israel when you book Israel tours with us, we will take you to the most beautiful cities including Jerusalem, Galilee, Haifa, Tel Aviv and Eilat and visit the wonderful ruins of this astounding country! In this 9 day tour package to Israel program you will visit the New & Old City of Jerusalem, Nazareth, the Dead Sea and many more sites ... Don't miss out on this fantastic Israel tour package!

INCLUDES
  • Private transfer from Ben Gurion Airport to your Hotel in Tel Aviv and from the Hotel in Jerusalem to the Airport.
  • Meeting point on arrival at the Stematzky Bookstore at the Main Arrival Hall at the Ben Gurion International Airport.
  • 6 Full day touring with all entrance fees as per the above itinerary.
  • 7 nights accommodation on bed and breakfast basis at hotels as mentioned above.
  • One dinner at the hotel in Kibbutz Lavi / Galilee
EXCLUDES
  • Entry Visa.
  • Airfare (Your Sales Agent will get back to you with exact fares, if required).
ITINERARY
Day 1 - Fri - Depart USA

Board your International flight from the USA to Israel.


Day 2 - Sat - Arrival, Tel Aviv

After arrival at Ben Gurion airport, you will be met by our transfer representative and transferred to your hotel in Tel Aviv. 


Day 3 - Sun - Diaspora Museum, Caesarea, Druze villages

Depart Tel Aviv and drive to the Diaspora Museum for a visit.
Proceed along the coastal plain to Caesarea, capital of Judea under the Romans.  See the excavations of the Crusader city and the Roman port, aqueduct and the amphitheatre that has been restored to its former glory as a concert venue.  Continue via the Druze villages to Haifa.
Overnight in Haifa.

Meals
Breakfast


Day 4 - Mon - Haifa, Safed, Golan Heights

The tour of Haifa will begin at the summit of Mount Carmel where you will take in a breathtaking panoramic view of the Haifa Bay, Bahia Gardens and Western Galilee.  Proceed to Safed, the center of Jewish mysticism, where you will visit the ancient synagogues and the artists' colony.  Continue to the Golan Heights to see the former Syrian bunkers, Kuneitra and the new Israeli town of Katzerin. Dinner & overnight at Hotel Kibbutz Lavi.

Meals
Breakfast - Dinner


Day 5 - Tue - Sea of Galilee, Nazareth

Start the day with a visit to Tiberias.  Drive to Capernaum to see the ruins of the synagogue and octagonal Church of St. Peter. Proceed to Nazareth where you will visit the Church of the Annunciation.  Drive around the new Jewish town and visit the Arab market.  Drive via Beit Shean to Beit Alpha to see the remains of the mosaic floor of an ancient synagogue depicting the zodiac. Overnight in Jerusalem.

Meals
Breakfast


Day 6 - Wed - Jerusalem, The Old City

Visit the tomb of King David on Mt. Zion and the room of The Last Supper. Enter the walled city and walk through the newly restored Jewish Quarter.  Visit the Roman Cardo, the Herodian Quarter and continue to the Western Wall.  Walk along the Via Dolorosa to the Church of the Holy Sepulcher. Proceed to Mount Scopus and then to the Mount of Olives for a magnificent panoramic view of the Old City. Continue to *Bethlehem (Visit is Subject to Availability), stopping at Rachel's tomb and visit the church of Nativity. Overnight in Jerusalem.

Meals
Breakfast


Day 7 - Thu - Jerusalem, The New City

Drive to the Hadassah Medical Center in Ein Kerem to see the Chagall stained glass windows.  Continue to Yad Vashem, the memorial to the Holocaust and then to the Israel Museum.  Visit the Shrine of the Book where the Dead Sea Scrolls are housed
At the same grounds of the Museum we will visit the Miniature model of Jerusalem
As it was 2000 years ago .We will see the Knesset, Israel's Parliament, and the Givat Ram Campus of the Hebrew University. Overnight in Jerusalem.

Meals
Breakfast


Day 8 - Fri - Qumran, Massada, Dead Sea

Drive through the Judean Desert to the Dead Sea, the lowest point on earth, almost 1300 feet (400 meters) below sea level.  Stop at Qumran to visit the site where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found.  Drive along the shores of the Dead Sea to Massada.  Ascend by cable car and tour the ancient fortress where the Zealots made their last stand against the Romans before committing mass suicide in 73 AD.  Descend by cable car, time and weather permitting, an opportunity will be provided to float on the Dead Sea. Overnight in Jerusalem.

Meals
Breakfast


Day 9 - Sat - Departure

Transfer to the Airport for your flight back to the USA.


Notes
  • Visit to Bethlehem is subject to Availability.

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