8 Days/7 Nights
Jerusalem/ Old City/ Bethlehem/ Galilee/ Nazareth/ Akko/Eilat/ Aqaba/ Petra touring/ Tel Aviv
Travel via Aqaba to Petra.
GUARANTEED TOUR FOR TWO PEOPLE
PRICE FROM USD1,330.00 PER PERSON BASED ON TWIN SHARE **
Monday - Arrival
Upon arrival to airport meet our representative and transfer to Jerusalem.
Tuesday - Jerusalem - New City
Start with a spectacular view of Jerusalem from Mount of Olives, and then onto the Garden of Gethsemane. See the famous Dead Sea Scrolls at the Shrine of the Book and the model of Jerusalem from Herodian times. Experience a moving visit to the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial. Explore the picturesque village of Ein Karem, birthplace of John the Baptist.
Wednesday - Jerusalem - Old City and Bethlehem
Visit the Western Wall and the Temple Mount (subject to security clearance). Explore the colourful bazaars, and walk the Via Dolorosa (Stations of the Cross) until the Church of the Holy Sepulcher. Visit the tomb of King David and the Room of the Last Supper on Mount Zion. Continue to Bethlehem (subject to security clearance) to visit Manger Square, Shepherds Fields and the Church of the Nativity.
Thursday - Sea of Galilee
Depart Jerusalem via Jericho (subject to security clearance), the oldest city in the world. Explore the excavations of the beautiful Roman City of Beit Shean. Continue onto Nazareth to see Mary’s Well and visit the Church of Annunciation. Drive to Safed – city of Mystical Judaism for a walk through the artists colony.
Overnight: Galilee Kibbutz hotel
Friday - Upper Galilee
Ascend the Golan Heights and from Mt. Bental, peer deep into Syria and the ghost town of Kuneitra. Explore Caesari of Philippi at the Banias Springs. Drive along the shores of the Sea of Galilee to Capernaum to visit the ruins of the ancient synagogue. See the beautiful church at Tabgha where the miracle of the fishes and the loaves took place. Enjoy a short tour of Tiberias – the old centre of Jewish learning.
Overnight: Galilee Kibbutz hotel
Saturday - Coastal Plain
Depart for Acre (Akko) to explore the Knights’ Halls and the secret Crusader tunnels, then to Haifa to view the magnificent Bahai gardens from atop Mount Carmel. Stop at Caesarea, to visit the Roman Theatre and the Crusader Fortress.
Onto airport for evening flight to Eilat
Sunday - Aqaba
Day at leisure in Eilat.
Leave Eilat early in the afternoon, crossing the Arava border and drive through the scenic Jordanian desert. Drive to Aqaba for a short city tour and onto your hotel.
Monday - Petra
Enjoy a spectacular tour exploring the rose-red city of Petra. Enjoy a short horse ride, and then travel on foot through the awesome ‘SIQ’ valley. Visit the Treasury, and explore hundreds of buildings, tombs, temples, and a 3,000-seat theater from the first-century AD. Stop for lunch, followed by a visit to Moses Spring before returning to the Arava border and onto Eilat Airport.
Depart Eilat on flight back to Tel Aviv.
MORE INCLUSIONS: HALF BOARD IN AQABA & FRIDAY NIGHT KIBBUTZ DINNER!
The above tour packages include the following:
- Meeting AND assistance upon arrival
- Airport transfers as per the itinerary
- English Speaking guide for all touring
- Air conditioned coach for touring in a group
- Twin room accommodation in chosen class of hotels on Bed and breakfast basis
- Half board in Aqaba
- Friday night Kibbutz dinner.
- Entrance fees for the above mentioned sites
- Return domestic flights for Petra tours
- Taxes and service charges
The above mentioned does not include:
- Any extra meals or beverages or hotel extras
- Tips for guides & drivers
- Any personal expenses
- Passport, visa and border crossing fees
- Travel insurance
**High Seasons supplements apply during Passover & Christmas/New Year period as well as Jewish High Holidays
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