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Jewish Heritage
10 Days

ITINERARY

10 Days: Tel Aviv, Caesarea, Haifa, Acre, Rosh Hanikra, Tiberias, Safed, Golan Heights, Beit Shean, Beit Alpha, Jerusalem, Masada, Dead Sea

Tour Overview:
This 10-day tour visits many of the cultural, historic and religious sites in Israel. The tour is tailored to people of Jewish believe and those interested in Jewish history. A powerhouse in economic and technological terms Israel shines with its Mediterranean climate and varied landscapes. Jewish travelers and others with religious and historical interest will find much to admire in this small country, which is defined by ancient history and hyper modernity at the same time.

Day 1 – Arrive Tel Aviv

Arrival to Ben Gurion airport where you will be met by our representative and transferred to your hotel. Overnight Tel Aviv.


Day 2 – Tel Aviv

Day at leisure. Overnight Tel Aviv. (B)


Day 3 – Tel Aviv / Caesarea / Haifa / Acre / Rosh Hanikra / Tiberias

Drive north to Caesarea, once the Roman capital of the region; see the excavations of the Crusaders’ city, the aqueduct and the amphitheatre that has been restored as a concert venue. Proceed to Haifa to visit the Clandestine Immigration and Naval museum (“Af al Pi Chen”) and hear the story of the illegal immigrants to Israel at the time of the British mandate. Drive to Acre, the Old City recognized by UNESCO as a world heritage site; walk through the old port and local market. Continue to Rosh Hanikra; descend by cable car into the underwater grottoes and admire the spectacular natural formation. Overnight at a Kibbutz guesthouse. (BD)


Day 4 – Tiberias – Safed / Golan Heights / Tel-Hai

Drive to Safed, one of the four holy cities in Israel, center of the Kaballa movement; visit the Caro and Ari synagogues; stroll through the narrow alleyways and visit the picturesque Artists’ quarter. Next, enjoy a Jeep tour in the foothills of the Golan. Continue to the Golan Heights; stop at Gadot overlook, the memorial for the fallen of the Golan, located over former Syrian bunkers; view the monument built in honor of the Alexandroni brigade. Proceed to a magnificent observation point over the city of Kuneitra, and the Syrian territory. Drive to Tel-Hai; see the “Roaring Lion” monument and learn about the heroic battle of Josef Trumpeldor and his comrades in 1920. Overnight at a Kibbutz guesthouse. Meet with a Kibbutz member and learn about their unique lifestyle. (BD)


Day 5 – Tiberias / Beit Shean / Beit Alpha / Gan Hashlosha / Jerusalem

Morning visit Rambam’s grave in Tiberias. Continue through the Jordan Valley to Beit Shean, known as “Scythopolis”, and see the fascinating excavated remains from Roman and Byzantine periods. Stop at Beit Alpha to admire the beautiful mosaic floor of a synagogue discovered in 1929. Visit Gan Hashlosha National Park and enjoy the warm spring water pools and waterfalls. Continue via the Jordan Valley to Jerusalem; stop at Mount Scopus for a blessing as you enter the city. Overnight Jerusalem. (B)


Day 6 – Jerusalem – Kotel tunnels / Sepharadic synagogues / Davidson Center / Tower of David

Visit the Tomb of King David on Mt. Zion. Walk along the Cardo, heart of the ancient Roman City; visit the four Sepharadic Synagogues restored after the 1967 war in the Jewish quarter; tour the Western Wall Tunnels; visit the archaeological park at Davidson Center; walk through the colorful local bazaar to visit the Tower of David museum presenting the history of Jerusalem and ancient remains of the city beginning with the first temple period. Overnight Jerusalem. (B)


Day 7 – Jerusalem – Yad Vashem / Mt. Herzl / Ammunition Hill / Israel Museum

Enjoy seeing the Bar-Mitzvah ceremonies at the Kotel. Drive through Mea Shearim, one of the oldest Jewish neighborhoods in Jerusalem and learn about the unique lifestyle of the ultra orthodox communities. Proceed to Mount Herzl, the military cemetery, and Yad Vashem the memorial to the Holocaust. Visit the Ammunition Hill, a former Jordanian army stronghold, conquered by the Israeli army in the six day war, and converted into a national memorial site and museum. Drive by the Knesset, Israel’s parliament and see the Menorah with the biblical emblems. Next visit Israel Museum, the Shrine of the Book where the Dead Sea scrolls are housed, and the Holyland model, a miniature replica of Jerusalem as it was during the second temple period. Overnight Jerusalem. (B)


Day 8 – Jerusalem – Qumeran / Masada / Dead Sea

Drive through the Judean Desert to the Dead Sea, the lowest point on earth. Visit Qumeran, where the Dead Sea scrolls were found. Continue to Masada, ascend by cable car and tour the mountain fortress built by King Herod, where the Zealots made their last stand against the Romans; visit the remains of the walls, palaces, synagogue and bathhouse; descend by cable car. Next, stop for Lunch and Spa facilities (own account) in one of the leading hotels in the area and enjoy a “Swim” in the mineral rich Dead Sea. Overnight Jerusalem. (B)


Day 9 – Jerusalem

Day at leisure. Overnight Jerusalem. (B)


Day 10 – Jerusalem / Depart Tel Aviv

Transfer to Ben Gurion Airport for departure. (B)


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DATES/PRICING/ACCOMMODATIONS

2021
DEPART: Fridays (excluding Mar 19, Mar 26, Apr 2, May 14, Sep 3, Sep 10, Sep 17 & Sep 24)
Arrive Return Dbl Occ Sgl Occ
Jan 1 Jan 10 3695 5375
Jan 8 Jan 17 3575 5125
Jan 15 Jan 24 3575 5125
Jan 22 Jan 31 3575 5125
Jan 29 Feb 7 3575 5125
Feb 5 Feb 14 3575 5125
Feb 12 Feb 21 3575 5125
Feb 19 Feb 28 3575 5125
Feb 26 Mar 7 3750 5450
Mar 5 Mar 14 3750 5450
Mar 12 Mar 21 3750 5450
Apr 9 Apr 18 3895 5750
Apr 16 Apr 26 3895 5750
Apr 23 May 2 3950 5825
Apr 30 May 9 3950 5825
May 7 May 16 3995 5995
May 21 May 30 3995 5995
May 28 Jun 6 3950 5825
Jun 4 Jun 13 3950 5825
Jun 11 Jun 20 3975 5895
Jun 18 Jun 27 3995 5995
Jun 25 Jul 4 3995 5995
Jul 2 Jul 11 3675 5275
Jul 9 Jul 18 3675 5275
Jul 16 Jul 25 3825 5495
Jul 23 Aug 1 3895 5675
Jul 30 Aug 8 3895 5675
Aug 6 Aug 15 3895 5675
Aug 13 Aug 22 3895 5675
Aug 20 Aug 29 3895 5675
Aug 27 Sep 5 3895 5675
Oct 1 Oct 10 3995 5995
Oct 8 Oct 17 3995 5995
Oct 15 Oct 24 3995 5995
Oct 22 Oct 31 3995 5995
Oct 29 Nov 7 3995 5995
Nov 5 Nov 14 3995 5995
Nov 12 Nov 21 3925 5795
Nov 19 Nov 28 3795 5550
Nov 26 Dec 5 3875 5450
Dec 3 Dec 12 3875 5450
Dec 10 Dec 19 3875 5450
Dec 17 Dec 26 4225 6395
Dec 24 Jan 2 4275 6525
Dec 31 Jan 9 3595 5150
2022
DEPART: Fridays (excluding Jan 21, Jan 28 & Feb 11)
Arrive Return Dbl Occ Sgl Occ
Jan 7 Jan 16 3450 4875
Jan 14 Jan 23 3450 4875
Feb 4 Feb 13 3495 4975
Feb 18 Feb 27 3575 5125
Feb 25 Mar 6 3750 5425
** Pricing based on minimum 2 passengers traveling together - solo traveler supplement on request
Hotels:
Tel Aviv - Carlton Hotel or similar
Tiberias - Kibbutz Lavi, Hadar Wing or similar
Jerusalem - Inbal Hotel or similar

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INCLUSIONS

Inclusions & Highlights

  • Accommodations
  • 9 breakfasts & 2 dinners
  • Arrival and departure airport transfers
  • Entrance fees
  • Service of professional tour guide
  • Transportation in large coach (maximum 50 passengers)

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