TEL AVIV | GALILEE | GOLAN HEIGHTS | JERUSALEM | MASADA | DEAD SEA
Israel is a world-class destination with outstanding archaeological, religious and culture attractions. During your 11-day completely private tour, get up close and personal with Israel’s stunning landscapes and rich history, allowing you to better understand this country’s magical and unique past.
- Tour of Old and New Jerusalem with Sound and Light Show
- Tishbi Estate Winery visit with tasting
- Cable-car to Masada and swim in the Dead Sea
- Jeep tour through the Golan Heights
- Total 10 nights accommodation at 4 and 5-Star hotels
- 3 nights in Tel Aviv
- 2 nights in Galilee
- 5 nights in Jerusalem
- 10 days private touring including entrance fees as per itinerary
- Private transfers: airport – hotel – airport
- Israeli breakfast daily and other meals as indicated
- Hotel taxes and service charges
Optional Add-Ons Tours
- Tour and overnight in Eilat
International airfare not included. Minimum 2 passengers travelling together.
Single supplement available upon request. Blackout dates apply.
Rates are subject to availability at time of booking.
Tour Code: EU3216B
Day 1 – Friday
|TEL AVIV Arrival at Ben Gurion Airport. Welcome and transfer to your hotel in Tel Aviv, the bustling city located on Israel’s Mediterranean coastline.
Day 2 – SaturdayBreakfast
TEL AVIV After breakfast, enjoy your day at leisure to begin exploring Israel. The city’s beaches stretch along the Mediterranean Sea and busy metropolis. Sites to visit include Dizengoff Street, the ancient port city of Jaffa and the artists’ quarter.
Day 3 – SundayBreakfast / Dinner
TEL AVIV – GALILEE Enjoy breakfast at your hotel. Begin your drive north to the town of Caesarea. Continue to Zikharon Ya’akov, Jacob’s memorial in the Carmel Mountain range; stop at the Tishbi Estate Winery for a wine tasting. Drive to the historic walled port-city of Acre; then continue on to Upper Gaililee, where one of the most beautiful Kibbutz properties in Israel resides. Dinner and overnight.
Day 4 – MondayBreakfast / Dinner
SAFED – GOLAN HEIGHTS After breakfast, drive to Safed, known as the birthplace of Kabbalah, Jewish mysticism. Take a Jeep tour through the Golan Heights, one of the most beautiful parts of the country, home to many waterfalls and nature reserves; visit Banias. Return to your hotel for dinner.
Day 5 – TuesdayBreakfast
GALILEE – JERUSALEM Drive to Tiberias, the lively city on the shores of the Sea of Galilee; visit Rambam’s grave. Continue to Beit She’an, the largest archaeological park in Israel. Stop at the 6th-Century synagogue of Beit Alpha and Gan HaSholosha National Park, then drive through the Jordan Valley to Jerusalem.
Day 6 – WednesdayBreakfast
JERUSALEM: OLD CITY After breakfast, start by walking to the Jewish Quarter, visiting the Roman Cardo, the Herodian Quarter and continue to the Western Wall. Tour the tunnels along the foundations of the first and second Temples (subject to availability) and the Davidson Center. Walk to the Tower of David Museum and see the ancient remains.
Day 7 – ThursdayBreakfast
JERUSALEM: NEW CITY After breakfast, visit Mea Shearim, the ultra-orthodox area in Jerusalem to learn about their unique lifestyle; also tour Israel’s parliament, the Knesset. Stop at the Israel Museum and visit the Shrine of the Book where the Dead Sea Scrolls are housed, as well as the miniature model of Jerusalem as it was during the second temple period. Proceed to the Mount Hertzel cemetery and Yad Vashem, the memorial to the Holocaust. Visit Ammunition Hill followed by an evening Sound and Light show.
Day 8 – FridayBreakfast
QUMRAN – MASADA – DEAD SEA – JERUSALEM Enjoy breakfast at your hotel. Drive through the Judean Desert towards the Dead Sea, the lowest point on earth, almost 1,300 feet below sea level. Stop at Qumran to visit the site where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found. Drive along the shores of the Dead Sea to Masada. Ascend by cable car and tour the ancient fortress then descend by cable car. Continue to the Dead Sea; cover yourself in mineral-rich mud and experience a unique swim. Return to Tel Aviv.
Day 9 – SaturdayBreakfast
JERUSALEM After breakfast, enjoy your day at leisure in this fascinating city. Take some time to stroll through the city’s markets where almost anything can be found. Taste some of the delicious foods Jerusalem offers – from incredible fast food to gourmet restaurants.
Day 10 – SundayBreakfast
JERUSALEM – TEL AVIV After breakfast, check out of your hotel and transfer to Tel Aviv. This afternoon, take a private city tour of Tel Aviv including a visit of the Museum of Civilization and the Palmach Museum. The rest of your day is at leisure.
Day 11 – MondayBreakfast
TEL AVIV – HOME After breakfast, transfer to Ben Gurion Airport for your departure home.
General Information & Maps
- International or domestic airfare; airport or departure taxes
- Gratuities to guides and drivers
- Items of a personal nature
- Travel insurance
- Reciprocity and/or local taxes if applicable
- Visas required for entry into the country as necessary. Please discuss this with your travel agent to determine your requirements prior to departure.