Israel Guided Tours
Israel Highlights Tour A guided tour of Israel and the Holy Land
7 nights from
- services of a fully qualified,
- English-speaking guide
- flights (including taxes)
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Our Israel Highlights tour is specifically designed for the visitors who wish to see as much as possible of this fascinating region on a single trip.
The concept is not only to see as much of the country as possible in a week, but also to gain an insight into unique historical and Biblical sites as well as modern Israel.
You will be met at the airport, transported by air-conditioned vehicle and escorted by a highly knowledgeable, English-speaking tour guide.
Upon arrival to airport meet our representative and transfer to hotel in Tel Aviv for an overnight stay.
Leave Tel Aviv - via Ashdod, Ashkelon and 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 & Kalia, proceed to Jerusalem for overnight.
Jerusalem - sightseeing in the new city. Drive to Mt Scopus for a panoramic view of Jerusalem. On to the Garden of Gethsemane and the Church of the Agony. Continue to the Israel Museum’s Shrine of the Book with the famous Dead Sea scrolls, then a visit to the beautifully renovated model of the Herodian city of Jerusalem, dating back to the time of the Second Temple. Continue to Yad Vashem, the memorial to the six million Jews who were killed in the Holocaust. In the afternoon, visit the Hadassah medical centre's synagogue, with famous stained glass windows by Marc Chagall. Return to your hotel via Ein Karem (the birth place of John the Baptist).
Jerusalem - sightseeing in the Old City and Bethlehem. Walk through one of the Gates to the walled Old City: the renewed Jewish Quarter; the Western Wall, the Temple area; the colourful bazaars; Via Dolorosa and the stations of the cross ending at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. Drive to Mt Zion and visit the tomb of King David, the Room of the Last Supper and Dormition Abbey. In the afternoon continue to Bethlehem* to visit the Church of the Nativity and return to your hotel.
Leave Jerusalem, and drive north via Jericho*, the oldest city in the world. Head through the Jordan Valley to Beit Shean. Visit the excavations of this beautifully preserved Roman city. Proceed to Tiberias, the ancient centre of Jewish learning. Drive along the shores of the Sea of Galilee to Capernaum and visit the ruins of the ancient synagogue there. Continue to a Kibbutz hotel for overnight.
Drive to the Golan Heights. Visit the former Syrian fortifications, and the Druze villages, via Banias, source of the Jordan River. Proceed via the Hula Valley to Safed, city of the Kabala, to visit a synagogue and the artists’ colony and then to Nazareth to visit the Christian Holy Sites. Return to the Kibbutz hotel for overnight.
After Breakfast drive west to Acre to visit the old, famous Crusader stronghold and medieval fortifications. Continue to Haifa for a sightseeing tour of the city, including the Bahai Shrine, Persian Gardens and Mount Carmel for a panoramic view of the city and the bay. Proceed along the cost to Caesarea to visit the Roman Theatre and the Crusader fortress. End the day with a short city tour of Tel Aviv-Jaffa and overnight.
Breakfast and transfer to the airport for departure, or extension tour to Jordan.
- *Site under the Palestinian Authority Jurisdiction. Visit subject to situation.
- 7 nights hotel accommodation including daily breakfasts. You can choose which kind of accommodation you would prefer to stay in; budget (3L/4L), 5L or deluxe.
- Assistance at the airport upon arrival
- Transfers from & to the airport
- English-speaking guide for 6 days
- Air conditioned vehicle during the touring days
- Entrance fees according to the itinerary.
What's Not Included
- Tips for the guide, driver etc
- Beverages with meals
- Supplements for private transfers or single rooms.
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