Highlights Israel Tour Package

Hightlights Israel Tour Package: 8 Day / 7 nights

This 8 day tour covers most of the popular sites in Israel and is also the first part of two additional tours we offer: Highlights & Jordan and Highlights & Petra. This is the perfect way to experience Israel (and Jordan in one trip if you go for one of the add-on tours listed above).

 

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 (Sunday arrival only)

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

Day 2 (Monday)

  • Depart Tel Aviv towards Ashdod
  • Short visit to Beersheba
  • Masada (Cable Car to the top included)
  • Visit Excavations / Herod’s Palace
  • Dead Sea (For a swim / float)
  • Pass by Ein Gedi
  • Ascend into Jerusalem

Day 3 (Tuesday)

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

Day 4 (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
  • Mahane Yehuda Market

 

Day 5 (Thursday)

  • Depart Jerusalem via Jericho
  • Jordan River Valley
  • Beit She’an
  • Nazareth (Church of the Annunciation & Joseph’s workshop)
  • Safed (city of the Kabala)
  • Sea of Galilee

Day 6 (Friday)

  • Golan Heights
  • Pass-by Caesarea Philippi (Banias)
  • Isareli Wine country experience
  • Sea of Galilee
  • Mount of Beatitudes (sermon on the mount)
  • Capernaum (Hometown of Jesus)
  • Tabgha (Loaves and fishes)
  • Tiberias
  • Optional Boat Ride on the Sea of Galilee (subject to conditions &
    fee)

Day 7 (Saturday)

  • Akre (Akko)
  • Haifa (Bahai Shrine, Persian Garden, Mount Carmel & Haifa bay)
  • Caesarea
  • Tel Aviv / Jaffa (Joppa) Tour

Day 8 (Sunday)

  • 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)
  • Airport Assistance
  • 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
  • Sites within Palestinian areas are subject to situation

Prices

Child Rates:

Tourist & First Class: Child (5-12) sharing parents’ room – reduction on double rate 20%
Superior & Deluxe: Child (5 -18) sharing parents’ room – reduction on double rate 40%









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