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ESCORTED TOUR TO ISRAEL

 November 7, 2020 - November 17, 2020


Pricing for double occupancy $2249.00 per person.

Single supplement $1042.00 to have the hotel room by yourself.


Total package price with air from Atlanta $3659.00 per person. Air fare is available from other cities.

 

Deposit will be $300.00 per per person to confirm your reservation.


If you have any questions call 678 325 8351.

PACKAGE INCLUDES: ·

Round Trip Flights Atlanta-Tel Aviv · Airline taxes and fuel surcharges, subject to change until flights are available and confirmed.

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9 nights accommodations

4 nights Mount Zion Hotel, Jerusalem, Israel

1 night Daniel Dead Sea Hotel, Dead Sea, Israel

2 nights Ramot Resort Hotel, Galilee, Israel

2 nights Dan Panorama Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel ·

Hotel porterage - one suitcase per person ·

All transfers included only with airfare purchase on package arrival & departure dates* ·

15 meals: 9 breakfasts, 6 dinners ·

Sightseeing per itinerary in modern air-conditioned motor coach ·

Services of English-speaking tour manager throughout the tour.

Entrance fees per itinerary. ·

Comfortable wireless earphones for enhanced touring.

Special Features: · Discover Jerusalem's astonishing walled Old City and Western Wall.·

Visit the site of Israel's Holocaust Memorial, Yad Vashem. ·

At Israel Museum, view some of the Dead Sea Scrolls. ·

Visit Masada, the archaeological site of Roman and Byzantine ruins and the Dead Sea en route.·

Visit the ruins of the Roman amphitheater in the impressive archaeological site of Beit She'an. ·

Stop at the Ancient Roman port of Caesarea to see its Roman, Byzantine and Crusader ruins.


DAY 1, Thursday - Depart for Israel

Depart for Israel


DAY 2, Friday - Arrive in Tel Aviv and transfer to Jerusalem

Arrive in Tel Aviv and transfer to your hotel in Jerusalem. This evening, enjoy an orientation meeting with your Tour Manager and fellow travelers at approximately 7 pm, followed by a Welcome Dinner. We recommend that you select flights which arrive in your destination no later than 5 pm on day 2 of the itinerary or earlier, if possible

Overnight: Jerusalem

Meals: Dinner


DAY 3, Saturday - Jerusalem Old City Tour

This morning, take a walking tour, exploring Jerusalem's walled Old City with its four distinct sections known as the Christian Quarter, Jewish Quarter, Muslim Quarter and Armenian Quarter. At Mt. Zion, visit the Room of the Last Supper and the traditional tomb of King David. Ascend Mt. Scopus to view the magnificent panorama of the city. From here, on to Tower of David Museum, guarding the Jaffa Gate entrance to the Old City. Stroll along the Via Dolorosa through narrow alleys and souks to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, one of the holiest sites in the Christian world. After time on your own, continue to the Western Wall, the only remaining remnant of the Second Temple. At dinner this evening, savor local specialties

Overnight: Jerusalem

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner


DAY 4, Sunday - Jewish Quarter Tour

After breakfast, return to the Old City and focus on touring the Jewish Quarter this morning. Visit the excavation of the Southern Wall of the Temple Mount at the Davidson Center followed by a visit to the Western Wall tunnels. From here walk through the Cardo, the ancient Roman market street that has been excavated to reveal another layer of the city's long history. It brings to life the mural of the ancient Roman Cardo that is located near the entrance of the Davidson Center viewed earlier this morning. End the tour with a quick stop at the remains of the Broad Wall, an ancient defensive wall and free time for lunch on your own. The remainder of the day is at leisure or, join the optional Bethlehem tour to visit the Church of the Nativity, commemorating the birthplace of Jesus Christ

Optional: Half Day Bethlehem (PM)

Overnight: Jerusalem

Meals: Breakfast


DAY 5, Monday - Jerusalem New City Tour

Today, embark on a morning tour of Jerusalem's New City, beginning at the Israel Museum. While here, visit the Shrine of the Book where the famous Dead Sea Scrolls are kept. Not far away is the enormous replica of Jerusalem, built in a 1:50 scale. The model depicts the city as it was nearly 2000 years ago in 66 AD. Following the museum visit continue to the Mount Herzl Military Cemetery, Israel's largest military cemetery, and part of the greater national cemetery. The respect and admiration shown to those lost is evident when viewing the identical headstones of all who served, regardless of rank. End the tour with a visit to the site of Israel's Holocaust Memorial, Yad Vashem, located on the western slope of Mt. Herzl, also known as the "Mount of Remembrance." Spend the balance of the day at leisure. This afternoon, join the optional tour to the Herodian Mansions and the Burnt House in the Old City. Tonight, attend the optional Illuminated Jerusalem, Dinner & Sound & Light Show. The evening begins with dinner at a popular restaurant. Next, drive to the Tower of David to attend the spectacular "Sound & Light" Show that tells the story of Jerusalem accompanied by original music and virtual reality images

Optional: Half Day Jerusalem Herodian Mansions & Burnt House (PM)

Optional: Illuminated Jerusalem with Dinner (PM)

Overnight: Jerusalem

Meals: Breakfast


DAY 6, Tuesday - Masada En Route to the Dead Sea

Today, travel to the desert mesa of Masada overlooking the Dead Sea. Ascend to the top by cable car to visit the archaeological site of Roman and Byzantine ruins. Excavations of the site have uncovered structures not only of Herod's Palace and a Byzantine church but also a swimming pool, a synagogue, rebel dwellings and a mosaic workshop. At the bottom of the hill, visit the newly constructed Museum of Masada that contains artifacts discovered from the mountain and the surrounding area. Arrive at the Dead Sea this afternoon and enjoy dinner at the hotel this evening

Overnight: Dead Sea

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner


DAY 7, Wednesday - Jordan Valley, Beit She'an En Route to Galilee

This morning travel into northern Israel through the Jordan River Valley passing Qumran, the archaeological site near the caves where the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered. Afterwards, stop at Beit Alpha. Go back in time and visit the mosaic floor of the ancient Synagogue depicting lunar Hebrew moons and their corresponding zodiac signs. After a short lunch break on your own, visit the ruins of the Roman theater in the impressive archaeological site of Beit She'an. From here continue to Yardenit, a popular baptismal site on the Jordan River before a stop in Caprice, famous for the diamond factory. Enjoy dinner at the hotel this evening

Overnight: Galilee Region

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner


DAY 8, Thursday - Full Day in Galilee

Enjoy a full day at leisure in this lush region with a deep religious heritage to the west of the Sea of Galilee. The region offers much to do in nearby towns and cities, such as Tiberias, or venture out on the Sea itself to get a glimpse of the natural beauty of the area before dinner this evening. Participate in the optional full day tour to Upper Galilee & Golan Heights with lunch to understand more about the area

Optional: Full Day Upper Galilee & Golan Heights with lunch (AM)

Overnight: Galilee Region

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner


DAY 9, Friday - Nazareth, Haifa, Caesarea En Route to Tel Aviv

Head towards the Mediterranean Sea this morning through the Galilean hills to Nazareth. Here there will be a chance to visit the Church of the Annunciation, the largest basilica in the Middle East. Continue to Haifa to view the impressive Baha'i Gardens incorporating nineteen distinct terraces in the heart of the city. Follow the Mediterranean coast, stopping in the ancient harbor of Caesarea to see its Roman, Byzantine and Crusader ruins and the impressive theater. Watch history come alive with a multi-media presentation at the visitor center. Drive south along the coastal highway to Tel Aviv for dinner and overnight

Overnight: Tel Aviv

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner


DAY 10, Saturday - Full Day in Tel Aviv

Today, spend a full day at leisure to explore the coastal city of Tel Aviv independently. A more modern city than Jerusalem, Tel Aviv has become the financial, arts and business center of Israel. Take time to admire some of the city’s splendid Bauhaus buildings, wander along the beach promenade and the Jaffa Port with its fascinating Arab heritage. Perhaps, visit some contemporary art galleries, artisan boutiques and the dynamic Sarona Market complex, heart of Israel’s culinary art scene

Overnight: Tel Aviv

Meals: Breakfast


DAY 11, Sunday - Depart Israel

Transfer to the airport for your departure flight

Meals: Breakfast