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Israel Upgraded

8 days, Jerusalem to Tel Aviv

Holding sacred ground to three of the world’s major religions, there’s no doubt that Israel boasts a melting pot of cultural, political, and historical perspectives. Immerse yourself in a country that lies in a unique place within the Middle East and learn all you can about this ancient land. From the winding lanes and tall spires of Jerusalem to the ancient port city of Caesarea Maritima and the ruins of Capernaum, there will be no shortage of adventure or learning opportunities. Around every corner you’ll hear new stories on the life of Jesus and the past. So buckle up and get ready for a whirlwind experience through timeless cities and ancient religious sites.

8 days

Jerusalem to Tel Aviv

From$16351HKD
was $20439
Valid on Jun 12 2022
Trip Code: DOHJ

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Holding sacred ground to three of the world’s major religions, there’s no doubt that Israel boasts a melting pot of cultural, political, and historical perspectives. Immerse yourself in a country that lies in a unique place within the Middle East and learn all you can about this ancient land. From the winding lanes and tall spires of Jerusalem to the ancient port city of Caesarea Maritima and the ruins of Capernaum, there will be no shortage of adventure or learning opportunities. Around every corner you’ll hear new stories on the life of Jesus and the past. So buckle up and get ready for a whirlwind experience through timeless cities and ancient religious sites.

Is this tour for me?

Travel Style: Classic

All of the highlights, culture, access, and I-can’t-believe-we-did-that moments, all at a great price.

Service Level: Upgraded

Quality accommodations and more inclusions than on other G Adventures tours, like meals, private transport, and activities.

Physical Rating: 2 - Light

Light walking and hiking suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.

Trip Type: Small Group

Small group experience; Max 16, Avg 10.

Visa Requirements

8 days

Jerusalem to Tel Aviv

From$16351HKD
was $20439
Valid on Jun 12 2022
Trip Code: DOHJ

Need a flight? We can help.

Call us to book your flights! We'll find you the best option!

Special Offers

Expires on Jun 01, 2022 03:59 UTC
Promo Code G22GAV020ADV09
Map of the route for Israel Upgraded

Places visited

Itinerary

Day 1Jerusalem

Arrive at any time. Your arrival transfer is included.

Day 2Jerusalem

Today starts off with a walking tour of Jerusalem’s Old City. This area of the city is where sacred sites are located that happen to be important to three of the world’s largest faiths. The group will visit the Dome of the Rock and Al-Aqsa Mosque when at the Temple Mount. Afterwards, walk through the Jewish Quarter to the Hurva Synagogue. Follow the Way of the Cross, which is believed to be the route Jesus took on his way to crucifixion. Later in the afternoon the group will climb up the Mount of Olives where they can enjoy views of the city below. In the evening take part in a discussion with a local scholar to learn about daily life in this country and the hardships that may come with it.

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 3Jerusalem

First thing in the morning the group will head to Israel’s memorial to the Holocaust called, Yad Vashem. Afterwards, it’s on to see the Dead Sea Scrolls at the Israel Museum. Choose to meander through the exhibition on your own and in the evening embark on a walking tour to the vibrant Mahane Yehuda Market with an Israeli chef. During the walk you’ll learn about the staple ingredients in Israeli cuisine before partaking in a lesson in kosher cooking.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Dinner

Day 4Jerusalem

It’s all about Bethlehem today. This ancient town is located in the hills of the West Bank. First, the group will visit Manger Square and the Church of the Nativity, supposedly, where Jesus is said to have been born. Then, take a walk through a Palestinian refugee camp close by before continuing on to a local women’s collective to support refugee women. Here, watch and learn how Palestinian dishes are prepared in the shared camp kitchen before digging in to the delicious meal with these women who will tell you stories of their experiences and lives as refugees.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch

Day 5Jerusalem/Tiberias

Enjoy a guided visit this morning to Masada, King Herod’s 2,000-year-old mountaintop fortress and also a designated UNESCO World Heritage site. Wander the remains of palaces and bathhouses before going to the Dead Sea where you’ll have the opportunity to try floating in its known waters. Then, travel north to the Sea of Galilee and visit a kibbutz, which is an Israeli communal settlement. While here learn all about the movement's origins.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Dinner

Day 6Tiberias

Experience the place where it’s thought that Jesus delivered the Sermon on the Mount at the top of the Mount of Beatitudes. See the incredible views of the Sea of Galilee and visit the church that commemorates the event. Then, onwards to the ruins of Capernaum to learn perspectives of Israeli Arabs before continuing on to Nazareth. Here, enjoy a quick visit to the Basilica of the Annunciation, which also happens to be one of the largest churches in the entire Middle East. Later, the group will be treated to a private tasting and tour of a local winery.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Dinner

Day 7Tiberias/Tel Aviv

Along the way to the beautiful Mediterranean, stop at the coastal city of Haifa before continuing south to Caesarea Maritima for some exploring of the ruins of this harbour city. Then, finish the day in Tel Aviv where you can enjoy the group’s last night in Israel.

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 8Tel Aviv

Depart at any time.

Meals included:

Breakfast
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What's Included

  • Arrival transfer
  • Jerusalem Old City walking tour
  • Visit Yad Vashem (the Holocaust memorial)
  • Visit the Israel Museum and view the Dead Sea Scrolls
  • Tour Bethlehem
  • Visit a Palestinian refugee community
  • Guided visit to Masada
  • Dead Sea visit
  • Explore the Sea of Galilee area including Capernaum and Nazareth
  • Kibbutz tour
  • Visit Haifa and Caesarea Maritima
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Accommodations

Hotels (7 nts).

Meals

7 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 3 dinners
Allow USD230-300 for meals not included.

Transportation

Private van/bus, walking.

Staff & experts

CEO (Chief Experience Officer) throughout, local guides.

Available extras (Add these to your tour when you book)

My Own Room - From $13529.00

If you're travelling solo and would prefer to have your own private room throughout your trip, select this option during the online booking process.

Make it a private tour

Book this tour as a private departure - with your own CEO and all the benefits of a G Adventures group tour - for any group, big or small (even just one traveller).

Israel Upgraded

| 8 days - Jerusalem to Tel Aviv - from $16351 HKD