Essential Israel

1,440 €

6 nights / 7 days


Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive in Israel

Our representative will meet you and walk you through customs. We’ll then drive you to the hotel in Haifa. On the way we visiting the old arkeological UNESCO site of Caesarea and then visiting Mount Carmel where the biblical story of the confrontation between Prophet Elijah and the Ba’al prophets took place and overlook the Jezreel Valley. Visit the Baha'i Gardens and learn about their beautiful religion. overnight stay in Haifa.

Day 2: Akko, Nazareth and Kibbutz Life

We'll start our day at Akko – visiting the crusaders underground city and the colorful market. Continue to Nazareth to experience the sights, sounds and aromas of Jesus’ time. we’ll visit the Church of Annunciation in Nazareth. Overnight in one of the Galilee Kibbutz hotel including visit the Kibbutz.

Day 3: Sea of Galilee, Jordan River, Golan Hight's, Caesarea Philippi

On this day we will sail on the Sea of Galilee, visit Capernaum, the town of Jesus, visit the Church of Multiplication in Tabgha and visit the Mount of Beatitudes (where Jesus taught “The Sermon on the Mount”). We will continue to see the baptism in the Jordan River, truly an unforgettable experience. Drive to the Golan Hight's to visit one of Israel's best winery. Dinner and overnight stay in Kibbutz.

Day 4: Dead Sea, Masada

After Breakfast we will start our way to the Dead sea. Our first stop today will be next to one of the St. George monastery crosses, which offers an amazing view on the monastery. We’ll continue to Qumran to hear the amazing story of the Dead Sea scrolls’ discovery. Continue to Masada national park a mountain top fortress overlooking the Dead Sea. We’ll visit the archeological findings and enjoy the palaces, bathhouses, walls and the amazing view of the Dead Sea. We will proceed to bathe in the Dead Sea and to enjoy the sun and the famous mud. Dinner and overnight stay in The Dead Sea.

Day 5: Jerusalem

Early morning we'll head north to Jerusalem. Our first stop on Mount of Olives with a breathtaking panoramic view of Jerusalem. The day continues with visits some of the religious sites: The Garden of Gethsemane and The Church of the Agony (Church of All Nations). In the Kidron Valley we’ll visit the tombs of Avsalom, Zachariah and the Hazir priests’ family. We will Proceed to visit sites on Mt. Zion: St. Peter in Gallicantu Church which was built over the ruins of the Palace of Caiaphas. We’ll visit the Tomb of King David. Overnight stay in Jerusalem

Day 6: Jerusalem

Our day will begin with an exciting tour of the Old City. Our journey through the Via Dolorosa (The Way of the Cross) stations will end by visiting the amazing Church of the Holy Sepulcher. We’ll walk through the old city market to Damascus Gate then we will drive to the Israel Museum to visit the miniature model of the city of Jerusalem from the times of the Second Temple before the great rebellion and the destruction and the Qumran Dead sea Scrolls. overnight stay in Jerusalem.

Day 7: Tel Aviv

After Breakfast we will drive to Tel Aviv the Hart of Israeli Coulter. We will visit the old city of Jaffa, the beautiful shore, the market place and Rothschild Street. Then catch the flight Back Home filled with memories and Insights

What’s included

Includes

❖ 6 nights in hotels according the program

❖ Buffet breakfast (daily)

❖ Buffet dinner (according to Itinerary – 3n only)

❖ Deluxe motor coaches

❖ Israeli qualified local tourist guide – English speaker.

❖ Entrance fees to all locations indicated above in the program

❖ 1 bottle of water p.p.p.d 500 cc

Excludes

❖ Self-insurance

❖ Border crossing Fees and Tax

❖ Flights.

❖ Changes in itinerary might be made depending on the airline’s changes in flight.

❖ Meals that are not mentioned in the Program

❖ Beverages

❖ Other things that not mentioned in the program

❖ Tips to the Driver and local guide (8$ p.p.p.d).