ISRAEL 2020

Travel Dates: January 12-19, 2020

Trip Info:

This trip is 7 nights, 8 days.

Package rate of $2350 CDN or $1850 USD per person based on 2 people sharing a room. 

Inclusions:

  • Jerusalem - accommodations at 4 star property

  • Tel Aviv - accommodations at 4 star property

  • Galilee - accommodations at 4 star property

  • Airport transfers provided all travelers arrive and depart at the same time

  • Assistance at the airport upon arrival

  • English speaking guide for 6 days

  • Air Conditioned van during the touring days

  • Entrance fees according to itinerary

  • Meals as indicated on itinerary

Exclusions:

  • International Flight (I can help you with this or you can book on your own)

  • Beverages with meals

  • Anything not stated as included 

Payment Structure:

  • Mar 1- $700 (Deposit to secure room based on first come)

  • June 1 - $500

  • Sept 1 - $500

  • Nov 1- balance due

DAY 1             

ARRIVE IN TEL AVIV

Upon arrival in Ben Gurion airport, meet our representative and transfer to hotel in Tel Aviv for an overnight.​

DAY 2             

TEL AVIV - BEERSHEVA- ARAD - MASSADA - JERUSALEM  (Breakfast & Dinner)

Leave Tel Aviv - via Ashdod - Ashkelon - Beersheba. A short visit to the Negev capital. Continue via Arad to Massada. Ascend by cable car to the fortress, which was the last stronghold of the Jewish Zealots in their war against the Romans. Visit the excavations, Herod’s palaces, the synagogue, bathhouse, etc. Enjoy the breathtaking view of the Roman camps and the Dead Sea. Descend for a possible “float” in the salty water of the world’s lowest place.

Via Ein Gedi & Kalya, proceed to Jerusalem for overnight.

DAY 3             

JERUSALEM - SIGHTSEEING OF NEW CITY  (Breakfast & Dinner)

Drive to Mount Scopus for a panoramic view of Jerusalem. On to the Garden of Gethsemane and Church of the Agony. Drive to Mount Zion for a visit to the tomb of King David, the Room of the Last Supper and Dormition Abbey.

Sightseeing in the new city including the Israel Museum’s Shrine of the Book with the famous Dead Sea scrolls, new Supreme Court building, Mt’ Herzl and Yad Vashem (the memorial to the six million Jews who were killed in the Holocaust). Then visit the model of the Herodian city of Jerusalem dating back to the time of the Second Temple. Afternoon visit of the Hadassah medical center in the synagogue with Marc Chagall stained glass windows, then via Ein Karem (the birth place of John the Baptist). Return to Hotel.

 

DAY 4             

JERUSALEM, OLD CITY - BETHLEHEM*  (Breakfast & Dinner)

Walk through one of the Gates to the walled Old City: the renewed Jewish Quarter; the Western Wall, the Temple area; the colorful bazaars; Via Dolorosa, and the Church of the Holy Sepulcher. Continue to Bethlehem* to visit Rachel’s Tomb and the Church of the Nativity. Return to Jerusalem for overnight.

Note: Site under Palestinian Authority Jurisdiction. Visit subject to situation.

DAY 5             

BEIT SHEAN - TIBERIAS - GALILEE  (Breakfast & Dinner)

Leave Jerusalem, and drive north via Jericho*, the oldest city in the world. Then via the Jordan Valley and the new settlements to Beit Shean. Visit the excavations of this beautiful Roman City. Proceed to Tiberias, the old center of Jewish learning. Drive along the shores of the Sea of Galilee to Capernaum to visit the ruins of the ancient synagogue.

Continue to a Kibbutz hotel for overnight.

DAY 6

UPPER GALILEE AND GOLAN HEIGHTS - NAZARETH  (Breakfast & Dinner)

Drive to the Golan Heights. Visit the former Syrian fortifications, Birkat Ram, and the Druze villages. Via Banias, source of the Jordan River, proceed via Kiryat Shmone and the Hula Valley to Safed, city of the Kabala, to visit synagogues and the artists’ colony and then to Nazareth to visit the Christian Holy Sites.

Return to the Kibbutz hotel for overnight.

 

DAY 7 

ACRE - HAIFA - TEL AVIV  (Breakfast & Dinner)

After breakfast drive west to Acre for a visit of the old, famous Crusader stronghold and medieval fortifications. Continue to Haifa, sightseeing tour of Haifa, including the Bahai Shrine, Persian Garden and Mount Carmel for a panoramic view of the city. Proceed southwards to Caesarea to visit the Roman theater and the Crusader fortress. Continue south for a short city tour of Tel Aviv-Jaffa and to hotel for overnight.

                                          

 

DAY 8            

DEPART  (Breakfast)

Breakfast and transfer to the airport for departure, or extension tour to Jordan.

Important Information:

Note: No inventory is being held.  Rooms will be reserved on a first come basis. Book early to avoid disappointment.

  • Each hotel is selected based on research, feedback from other agents and the tourist board unless the travel agent has stayed at the property indicated above.  It is the responsibility of the traveller booking into this group to do their own research to ensure they will like the property selected as we all have different expectations.  By booking into this group you are confirming you have reviewed the properties and are satisfied.

  • All known fees are disclosed at the on-set, however hotels can charge fees at property that the travel agent may not be aware of.

  • The package is non-refundable and non-transferrable.

  • Deposits and payments made are non-refundable

 

Interested? Have questions? Drop me an email at thegetawayqueen@gmail.com
 

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