Highlights of the Jewish STate Tour

Hightlights of the Jewish State: 10 Day / 9 nights

This 10 day tour takes visitors on a world wind tour of the Jewish State.  Ideal for both families and lone traveller’s.

 

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

Duration: 10 Days / 9 Nights

Flights: Not Included (land package only)

Itinerary:

Day 1 (Friday arrival only)

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

Day 2 (Saturday)

  • Day at leisure in Tel Aviv

Day 3 (Sunday)

  • Rehovot – Wiseman Instistute
  • Caesarea
  • Carmel Mountain Range (visit Zichron Yaacov)
  • Atlit Detainee Camp
  • Haifa (Louis Promenade & Baha’i Gardens)

Day 4 (Monday)

  • Drive through mountain ranges & valley’s near Galilee
  • Wine tasting at the Galilee Winery
  • Rosh Pina (one of Israel’s oldest colonies)
  • Safed (Tzfat) including the artists colony
  • Hula Valley nature reserve
  • Galilee

Day 5 (Tuesday)

  • Golan Heights
  • Mount Bental
  • Mount Hermon
  • Golan Magic – 3D adventure
  • Golan Olive Mill
  • Free time:

    options include: biking or hiking tour, rappelling,
    kayaks or even participating in a gourmet chocolate workshop.

    Evening Option (Seasonal) – a lantern tour in either the Valley of the Lost River or Nimrod Fortress.

 

     

    Day 6 (Wednesday)

    • Tel Hai Museum
    • Short visit to Tiberias
    • Jordan Valley
    • Naharayim Experience at Gesher (light & sound show)
    • Ascend into Jerusalem
    • Mt Scopus

      Day 7 (Thursday)

      • Old City Tour
      • Jewish Quarter
      • Western Wall
      • Cardo
      • City of David 
      • Warrens Shaft (Hezekiah’s Tunnels – wet tour)
      • Davidson Center (Archaeological Garden & Southern Wall Excavations)

        Day 8 (Friday)

        • Mount Herzl Military Cemetery 
        • Yad Vashem (Holocaust Museum)
        • Pass by the Knesset (Israel Parliament building)
        • Israel Museum
        • Shrine of the book (Dead Sea Scrolls)
        • Mahane Yehuda Market
        • Western Wall to participate in Kabbalat Shabbat service

        Day 9 (Saturday)

        • Day of Leisure

          or

          Optional Masada & Dead Sea Tour
          Evening Option: David Citadel Sound & Light Show

          Day 10 (Sunday)

          • Transfer to Ben Gurion Intl 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:

                  • 9 nights accommodation (bed and breakfast)
                  • 2 Dinners in Galilee
                  • 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
                  • Optional Masada & Dead Sea tour – $114 per person

                  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:

                  First Class: Child up to age 18 sharing parents’ room – for all dates $1345
                  Superior: Child up to age 18 sharing parents’ room – for all dates $1465
                  Deluxe A: Child up to age 18 sharing parents’ room – for all dates $1720
                  Deluxe B: Child up to age 18 sharing parents’ room – for all dates $1810









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