Heritage Israel Tour Package

Heritage Israel Tour Package: 8 Day / 7 nights

This tour covers the main sites in Jerusalem, Galilee and the Dead Sea  areas (including Masada).  Ideal for those who have never visited the Holy Land before.

 

Tour Type: Multi-day guided tour with all transport, accommodation & entrance fees included 

Duration: 8 Days / 7 Nights

Flights: Not included (land package only)

Itinerary:

Day 1 (Thursday)

  • Meet & Greet at Tel Aviv (Ben Gurion International Airport)
  • Transfer to Tel Aviv Hotel

Day 2 (Friday)

  • Jaffa (joppa) – short walking tour
  • Travel up Old Damascus Road
  • Caesarea (Herod’s Maritime harbour city)
  • Megiddo (Armageddon)
  • Cross Jezreel Valley
  • Tiberias / Sea of Galilee

Day 3 (Saturday)

  • Sea of Galilee
  • Capernaum (hometown of Jesus / Yeshua)
  • Tabgha (loaves & fishes)
  • Church of Multiplication (feeding of the 5000)
  • Mount of Beatitudes (Sermon on the mount)
  • Golan Heights (view the Hula valley & Mt Hermon)
  • Return to Tiberias

Day 4 (Sunday)

  • Travel to Nazareth
  • Church of Annunciation (Mary’s well & Joseph’s church)
  • Cana (wedding feast & site of Jesus’ first miracle)
  • Beit She’an (beautifully preserved Roman City)
  • Continue to Jerusalem

Day 5 (Monday)

  • Travel into the Judean wilderness
  • Visit Qumran (location where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found)
  • Masada (Herod’s mountain fortress)
  • Dead Sea (Take a swim – or float!!)
  • Ascend back into Jerusalem

Day 6 (Tuesday)

  • Israel Museum (Shrine of the book & Jerusalem model)
  • Ein Karem (traditional birth-place of John the Baptist)
  • Bethlehem (Church of the Nativity & Manger Square)
  • Return to Jerusalem

Day 7 (Wednesday)

  • Western Wall & Temple Mount
  • Via Dolorosa (walk of sorrows)
  • Church of the Holy Sepulchre
  • Mount Zion (David’s tomb & the Room of the last supper)
  • Mount of Olives
  • Garden of Gethsemane

Day 8 (Thursday)

  • Transfer to Ben Gurion International airport

Please Note: the above itinerary is a brief description of the main sites visited on this tour.  More sights will be seen / explained during each day than is listed.  The tour & sites visited may be amended due to circumstances or at the company’s / guide’s discretion.

Included:

  • 7 nights accommodation (bed and breakfast)
  • Assistance at the Airport
  • Airport transfers on arrival and departure
  • All transportation
  • Government licensed guide
  • All entrance fees to places of interest while touring

Not included:

  • Porterage at airport
  • Tips for guide, driver & hotel staff
  • Drinks with meals
  • Personal travel insurance

More Information:

  • Appropriate dress – Casual
    Ladies should ensure knees & shoulders are covered (it may also be appropriate to take along a shawl for covering in certain sites)
    Men should dress modestly with shorts (below knee length) and shoulders covered

  • Shoes – most people wear a comfortable pair of trainers
  • Swimming costume & towel (required for optional Dead Sea tour)
    Some people take water shoes to enter the Dead Sea as the salt / minerals can make the sea bed very rough to walk on

  • Sun Cream – temperatures can become very hot
  • Passport – each passenger should bring along their passport in case of security checks
  • The tour is on a guaranteed departure basis (subject to a minimum of 2 passengers)
  • The sequence of the tour, hotels used, and sites visited may be changed at a moments notice circumstances dictate
  • Bookings received less than 14 days prior to the tour departure date are taken a request only basis

Prices

Child Rates:

Tourist & First Class: Child (2-12) sharing parents’ room – reduction on the Double rate 20%
Superior: Child up to age 18 sharing parents’ room – reduction on the Double rate 40%









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