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8 Days / 7 Nights - Tel Aviv, Tiberias, Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Massada, Dead SeaPhoto

Tour Overview:
This 8-day tour visits many of the cultural, historic and religious sites in Israel. A powerhouse in economic and technological terms Israel shines with its Mediterranean climate and varied landscapes. Travelers with religious and historical interest as well as those of more secular leanings will find much to admire in this small country, which is defined by ancient history and hyper modernity at the same time.

Day 1 - Arrive Tel Aviv
Arrival at Ben Gurion airport where you will be met by our representative and transferred to your hotel. (D)

Day 2 - Tel Aviv / Caesarea / Megiddo / Haifa / Acre / Tiberias
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 theatre 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; learn the impressive history of this battle field 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 , the local market and harbor. Continue to a Kibbutz hotel for a 2-night stay. (BD)

Day 3 - Tiberias - Sea of Galilee, Capernaum, Tabgha, Mount of Beatitudes & Golan Heights
After a short tour of Tiberias, enjoy a boat ride on the Sea of Galilee; visit the Yigal Alon center where the "Jesus boat", an ancient fishing 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. (BD)

Day 4 - Tiberias / Cana / Nazareth / Beit Shean / Jerusalem
Drive to Cana to visit the Wedding Church, where Jesus performed his first 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 Rriver; next, stop at Beit Shean to visit the newly excavated Roman city and amphitheatre. Drive along the Jordan Valley to Jerusalem. (BD)

Day 5 - Jerusalem - Old City
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 Last Supper on Mt. Zion. Enter the Old City; walk through the Cardo, the ancient roman road; visit the Jewish and Christian quarters; view the Temple Mount; walk along the Via Dolorosa and the oriental Bazaar to visit the Church of Holy Sepulchre. Next, drive to the Garden Tomb and enjoy the beautiful gardens and peaceful ambiance. (BD)

Day 6 - Jerusalem - New City & Bethlehem
Drive to Ein Karem to visit the Church of Visitation; proceed to Yad Vashem, the memorial to the Holocaust. Visit Israel Museum, 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; visit Shepherds' field; walk through Manger Square to visit the remarkable Church of Nativity. (BD)

* Visit subject to the security conditions.

Day 7 - Jerusalem - Qumeran / Massada / Dead Sea
Drive through the Judean Hills to Qumeran Caves, where the Dead Sea scrolls were found. Continue along the shores of the Dead Sea to Massada, the last stronghold of the Jews after the destruction of the Second Temple in 70 A.D. Ascend Massada by cable car and tour the mountain fortress built by King Herod; visit the remains of the walls, water cistern and Herod's Palace; descend by cable car. 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. (BD)

Day 8 - Jerusalem / Depart Tel Aviv
Transfer to Ben Gurion Airport for your departure flight. (B)

Untitled Spreadsheet
  2018    
     
  Sunday Dbl Sgl
  Mar 3, 11, 18 $2,125 $3,150
  Apr 8, 15 CAD 2,719 CAD 4,063
  Apr 22, 29 CAD 2,656 CAD 3,938
  May 6, 13, 20, 27 CAD 2,656 CAD 3,938
  Jun 3, 10, 17, 24 CAD 2,656 CAD 3,938
  Jul 1, 8, 15 CAD 2,656 CAD 3,938
  Jul 22, 29 CAD 2,744 CAD 3,994
  Aug 5, 12, 19, 26 CAD 2,744 CAD 3,994
  Sep 2 CAD 2,656 CAD 3,938
  Sep 30 CAD 2,844 CAD 4,156
  Oct 7, 14, 21, 28 CAD 2,719 CAD 4,063
  Nov 4, 11, 28 CAD 2,719 CAD 4,063
  Nov 25 CAD 2,531 CAD 3,681
  Dec 2, 9, 16 CAD 2,494 CAD 3,638
  Dec 30 CAD 2,563 CAD 3,719
 
  * Wednesday itineraray operates in reverse
  Wednesdays Dbl Sgl
  Mar 7, 14, 21 CAD 2,656 CAD 3,938
  Apr 11, 18 CAD 2,719 CAD 4,063
  Apr 25 CAD 2,656 CAD 3,938
  May 2, 9, 23, 30 CAD 2,656 CAD 3,938
  Jun 6, 13, 20, 27 CAD 2,656 CAD 3,938
  Jul 4, 11, 18 CAD 2,656 CAD 3,938
  Jul 25 CAD 2,744 CAD 3,994
  Aug 1, 8, 15, 22 CAD 2,744 CAD 3,994
  Aug 29 CAD 2,656 CAD 3,938
  Oct 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 CAD 2,719 CAD 4,063
  Nov 7, 14, 21 CAD 2,719 CAD 4,063
  Nov 28 CAD 2,494 CAD 3,638
  Dec 5, 12 CAD 2,494 CAD 3,638
  Dec 19 CAD 2,519 CAD 3,663
  Dec 26 CAD 2,656 CAD 3,938
 
   
  2019
 
  DEPARTS:
  Every Sunday (excluding Apr 14, Sep 29, Oct 6 & Oct 13)
  Every Wednesday (excluding Apr 17, Sep 25, Oct 2 & Oct 16)
   
  Sunday    
  Jan 6, 13, 20, 27 CAD 2,494 CAD 3,638
  Feb 3, 10, 17 CAD 2,494 CAD 3,638
  Feb 24 CAD 2,594 CAD 3,794
  Mar 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 CAD 2,781 CAD 4,063
  Apr 7 CAD 2,844 CAD 4,188
  Apr 21, 28 CAD 2,781 CAD 4,063
  May 5, 12, 19, 26 CAD 2,781 CAD 4,063
  Jun 02, 09, 16 ,23, 30 CAD 2,781 CAD 4,063
  Jul 7, 14 CAD 2,781 CAD 4,063
  Jul 21, 28 CAD 2,869 CAD 4,119
  Aug 4, 11, 18, 25 CAD 2,869 CAD 4,119
  Sep 1, 8, 15 CAD 2,781 CAD 4,063
  Sep 22 CAD 2,969 CAD 4,281
  Oct 20, 27 CAD 2,844 CAD 4,188
  Nov 3, 10, 27 CAD 2,844 CAD 4,188
  Nov 24 CAD 2,656 CAD 3,806
  Dec 1, 8, 15 CAD 2,619 CAD 3,763
  Dec 29 CAD 2,688 CAD 3,844
 
  * Wednesday itineraray operates in reverse
  Wednesday
  Jan 2 CAD 2,538 CAD 3,700
  Jan 9, 16, 23, 30 CAD 2,494 CAD 3,638
  Feb 6, 12, 20 CAD 2,494 CAD 3,638
  Feb 27 CAD 2,619 CAD 3,869
  Mar 6, 13, 20, 27 CAD 2,781 CAD 4,063
  Apr 3, 10 CAD 2,844 CAD 4,188
  Apr 24 CAD 2,781 CAD 4,063
  May 1, 8, 22, 29 CAD 2,781 CAD 4,063
  Jun 5, 12, 19, 26 CAD 2,781 CAD 4,063
  Jul 3, 10, 17 CAD 2,781 CAD 4,063
  Jul 24 CAD 2,869 CAD 4,119
  Aug 7, 14, 21 CAD 2,869 CAD 4,119
  Aug 28 CAD 2,781 CAD 4,063
  Sep 4, 11, 18 CAD 2,844 CAD 4,188
  Oct 16, 23, 30 CAD 2,844 CAD 4,188
  Nov 6, 13, 20 CAD 2,844 CAD 4,188
  Nov 27 CAD 2,619 CAD 3,763
  Dec 4, 11 CAD 2,619 CAD 3,763
  Dec 18 CAD 2,644 CAD 3,788
  Dec 25 CAD 2,781 CAD 4,063
 
  2020
 
  Sunday Dbl Sgl
  Jan 5, 12, 19, 26 CAD 2,619 CAD 3,763
  Feb 2, 9, 16 CAD 2,619 CAD 3,763
  'Feb 24 CAD 2,719 CAD 3,919
 
  * Wednesday itineraray operates in reverse
  Wednesdays Dbl Sgl
  Jan 1 CAD 2,663 CAD 3,825
  Jan 8, 15, 22, 29 CAD 2,619 CAD 3,763
  Feb 5, 11, 19 CAD 2,619 CAD 3,763
  Feb 26 CAD 2,744 CAD 3,994
       
  Hotels:    
       
  Tel Aviv - Tal Tel Aviv  
  Tiberias - Kittutz Lavi - Eden Wing  
  Jerusalem - Ramada Jerusalem  
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Inclusions:
  • Accommodations
  • 7 breakfasts & 7 dinners
  • Arrival and departure airport transfers
  • Entrance fees
  • Service of professional tour guide
  • Transportation in large coach (maximum 50 passengers)
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