Highlights Israel & Petra Tour Package

Hightlights Israel & Petra Tour: 9 Day / 8 nights

This 9 day tour covers most of the popular sites in Israel and also includes a visit to Petra (World Heritage Site) in Jordan. This is the perfect way to experience Israel (and Jordan in one trip if you don’t have a lot of time).

 

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

Duration: 9 Days / 8 Nights

Flights: Internal Flight only (Tel Aviv to Eilat plus 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
    • Ben Gurion Intl Airport – short flight to Eilat
    • Taxi to hotel 

    Day 8 (Sunday)

    • Cross border into Jordan
    • Petra – full day tour of the famous world heritage site
    • Wadi Musa
    • Moses Spring
    • Short tour of Aqaba
    • Cross back into Israel
    • Short Flight (Eilat to Tel Aviv)

    Day 9 (Monday)

    • 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:

      • 8 nights accommodation (bed and breakfast)
      • Airport transfers on arrival and departure.
      • All transportation
      • Government licensed guide
      • All entrance fees to places of interest while touring
      • Return flights: TLV – ETH – TLV
      • Transfers from Eilat Airport to hotel on Saturday evening and border to Eilat Airport on Sunday evening.

      Not included:

      • Porterage at airport
      • Tips for guide, driver & hotel staff
      • Drinks with meals
      • Personal travel insurance
      • Border taxes & Visa for Israel/Jordan border crossing (total $130
        to be paid on day of tour).

      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 (2-12) sharing parents’ room – reduction on double rate 20%
      Superior & Deluxe: Child up to age 18 sharing parents’ room – reduction on double rate 40%









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