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Israel Trip to Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Masada, Nazareth, Golan Heights - 8 days

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Day 1: Arrival to Ben Gurion Airport, Tel Aviv

Stop At: Click Tours Israel, Tel Aviv Israel
Start your amazing Trip vacation in Israel  with an airport transfer to your Tel Aviv hotel. Upon arrival to Tel Aviv Airport you will be met by our representative who will be holding a sign with your name on, immediately after passport control.

Duration: 1 day

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight in Tel Aviv

Day 2: Tel Aviv, Beer Sheba, Masada & Dead Sea

Stop At: Masada National Park, Masada 8698000 Israel
Meet you tour guide in the morning and set off from Tel Aviv, driving south to Beersheba, for a short visit of the capital of the Negev Desert. Continue via Arad to Masada, Israel’s foremost archaeological park. Ascend via cable-car for a thorough visit that gives insight to the rituals, politics and culture of the people who inhabited this desert fortress. Visit the excavations, Herod’s palaces, the synagogue, bathhouse and cisterns.

Descend to the lowest place on earth – the Dead Sea, to experience the mineral-rich black mud and to float in its salty waters.
Duration: 12 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight in Jerusalem

Day 3: Jerusalem, Israel Museum’s. Bethlehem, Yad Vashem

Stop At: Bethlehem Travel, 14 Nahagei Hapredot St., Jerusalem 94343 Israel
Start the day at 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. Enjoy Ein Karem; a picturesque village in the south western outskirts of Jerusalem. This small village has great significance in Christian traditions, since this is where according to tradition John the Baptist was born.

Visit Yad Vashem the official memorial to the Jewish victims of the Holocaust, established in 1953, located at the foot of Mt. Hertzl.

Visit Bethlehem – the birthplace of Jesus at the Church of the Nativity and Manger Square.

Duration: 12 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight in Jerusalem

Day 4: Jerusalem, Via Dolorosa, Garden of Gethsemane

Stop At: The Way of the Cross - Via Dolorosa, Via Dolorosa Old Town, Jerusalem Israel
Enter the Old City of Jerusalem where you will see the Western Wall and the actual site of the Second Temple, the Temple Mount.

Walk the Way of the Cross, the Via Dolorosa, to Calvary and the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, housing both the traditional site of Crucifixion and the Tomb of the Resurrection.

To the southwest, just outside the Old City, is Mount Zion, with the traditional tomb of King David and the Room of the Last Supper.

Visit the Garden of Gethsemane where Judas betrayed Jesus.

In the heart of a neighborhood in downtown Jerusalem, visit Mahane Yehuda to experience the flavors, aromas, colors and the traders' interaction with the crowds, at the largest open market in Israel.
Duration: 12 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight in Jerusalem

Day 5: Beit Shean, Nazareth, Safed

Stop At: Nazareth Village, 5079 St, Nazareth 16100 Israel
Leave Jerusalem and drive north passing by Jericho, the oldest city in the world. Travel through the Jordan Valley and the new settlements to Beit Shean, and visit the excavations of this beautifully preserved Roman City.

On to Nazareth to visit the Church of the Annunciation and Christian holy sites. Proceed to Safed, city of the Kabbalah and centre of Jewish mysticism, to visit the beautiful streets of the artists’ colony.
Duration: 12 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight in a kibbutz hotel in the Galilee

Day 6: Golan Heights, Sea of Galilee, Capernaum

Stop At: Golan Heights Winery, Tayelet Neve 28 Industrial site Katzrin, Katzrin 12900
Drive up to the Golan Heights passing by Banias, source of the Jordan River, former Syrian fortifications and the Druze villages.

Become acquainted with the collection of fine and rare wines enjoying a tour, wine tasting and understanding of the wine production process. Descend to the shore of the Sea of Galilee and proceed to Capernaum, to visit the ruins of the ancient synagogue, the Mount of Beatitudes, traditional site of the ‘Sermon on the Mount’ and Tabgha, the traditional site of the ‘miracle of the loaves and the fish’. Onwards to Tiberias, the old center of Jewish learning. Optional sailing on a boat across the Sea of Galilee to experience the tranquility and scenery little changed during the past 2000 years (subject to conditions and fee).
Duration: 12 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Return to the kibbutz hotel for overnight.

Day 7: Acre, Haifa, Caesarea, Tel Aviv

Stop At: Caesarea National Park, Route 2 Near Aqiva, Caesarea Israel
After breakfast drive through the hills of the Galilee, westwards to Acre (Akko) for a visit of the old, famous Crusader stronghold and medieval fortifications.

Continue to Haifa, ascending Mount Carmel for a panoramic view of the city, including the Baha'i Shrine, Persian Garden, and Haifa bay.

Proceed along the Mediterranean coast to Caesarea to visit the Roman Theater and the Crusader fortress at what is known as the “masterpiece of Herod the Great”.

End the day with a short city tour of Tel Aviv and the ancient port of Jaffa.

Duration: 12 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight in Tel Aviv

Day 8: Transfer to Ben Gurion airport for your departure flight

Stop At: Click Tours Israel, Tel Aviv Israel
Goodbye to Israel! Hope to see you again on your next visit
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel

Traveler pickup is offered
Ben Gurion International Airport, Tel Aviv
Departure Time
8:30 AM
Duration
8 days
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • 7x Breakfast
  • Accommodation included: 7 nights
  • 7 nights hotel accommodation on bed and breakfast basis.
  • Assistance at the airport upon arrival.
  • Transfers from/to airport on arrival and departure.
  • Sightseeing in a modern air conditioned motor-coach.
  • Service of a Government licensed guide on all touring days.
  • Entry/Admission - Masada National Park
  • Entry/Admission - Bethlehem Travel
  • Entry/Admission - The Way of the Cross - Via Dolorosa
  • Entry/Admission - Nazareth Village
  • Entry/Admission - Golan Heights Winery
  • Entry/Admission - Caesarea National Park
Exclusions
  • Porterage atairport.
  • Tipping for guide, driver and hote staff.
  • Beverages with meals.
  • Traveler’s medical baggage insurance.
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 9 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Site under the Palestinian Authority jurisdiction. Visit subject to situation.
  • The sequence of the tour, hotels used, and sites visited may be amended due to circumstances.
  • Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants No luggage restrictions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travelers
Cancellation Policy
If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

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