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Day 1 Friday

WELCOME TO HOLY ISRAEL!

Assistance at Ben Gurion Airport

After clearing passport control a Shalom Israel Tours representative will be waiting to welcome you, assist with your luggage, and escort you to your waiting chauffeur for transfer.

Transfer to Tel Aviv

Stretching along a beautiful beach strip of the Mediterranean Sea for 100 years, Tel Aviv is considered the face of modern Israel. Nicknamed “The White City” for its abundance of Bauhaus style architecture, Tel Aviv was declared a UNESCO World Heritage City in 2003.

Overnight: Tel Aviv Hotel Options

Day 2 Saturday

TEL AVIV – FREE DAY AT LEISURE

Day at Leisure in Tel Aviv

Visit the “Soho” of Tel Aviv and stroll Dizengoff St., Shenken St. & Rothschild Blvd. Filled with funky street vendors, boutiques and coffee shops alongside simple kiosks and local fast food stalls, Tel Aviv brings out the urban hipster in anyone who walks down these streets.

Tel Aviv – Jaffa Promenade

On a beautiful day, nothing beats a walk along the beach. The Promenade runs the length of the city, from southern Jaffa to the northern Tel Aviv Port. Enjoy the cool sea breeze, the views of the Mediterranean Sea and Tel Aviv skyline and soak up the local atmosphere.

Overnight: Tel Aviv Hotel Options

Day 3 Sunday

ISRAEL’S COAST – ANCIENT PORTS

Ancient City of Caesarea Ruins

The Caesarea National Park contains the remains of a prestigious port city established by Herod the Great, which flourished during the Byzantine period. Visit the Roman Amphitheatre, the Hippodrome horse racing arena, and the impressive Roman Aqueducts.

Megiddo National Park

Get ready to learn about one of the most fascinating cities in the Middle East, where Egyptian, Assyrian and Israeli leaders have all fought for control. Dating back near 5,000 years you learn about this important site while enjoying views of the Lower Galilee.

Druze Villages of Daliat el-Carmel

The Druze, an ethnic group that split off from Islam approximately 1,000 years ago, has played an active role in supporting Israel since its founding. Learn about the history of Druze culture and its cuisine on a visit to a village in the beautiful Carmel region.

Mount Carmel Lookout Point

We’ll end our day by standing atop Mount Carmel for a spectacular view of the Haifa Bay…

Dinner & Overnight: Kibbutz Lavi Hotel, Southern Galilee

Day 4 Monday

THE GOLAN HEIGHTS & TZFAT – HOLY SITES & KABALLAH

Tzfat Old City & Artist Quarter

Home to the great mystical scholars of the 16th century, the Old City of Tzfat is a maze of narrow alleys, historic buildings, art galleries and ancient synagogues. Learn about the great battles that took place here, especially the brave stand of the Jewish residents during the 1948 war.

Golan Magic Welcome Center

Catch a glimpse of the majesty of the Golan Heights with a visit to this Welcome Center. Learn about the role of the Golan in the history of the Jewish people and the contemporary State of Israel. Experience the remarkable scenery and the extraordinary people of this northern region.

Golan Heights Winery

The Golan has precisely the ideal geological conditions for growing high-quality grapes for producing excellent, award-winning wines. Tour the winery, get an up-close and personal view of the winemaking process and become acquainted with the fine wines produced in the Golan.

Dinner & Overnight: Kibbutz Lavi Hotel, Southern Galilee

Day 5 Tuesday

THE SEA OF GALILEE & JORDAN VALLEY

Village of Nazareth

After breakfast we’ll start our day with a short drive to Nazareth, the town where Jesus spent his childhood.  Visit the Basilica of the Annunciation, Mary’s Well and the Church of St. Gabriel.  Visit the Blessed Cave, view Mary and Joseph's house.

Capernaum National Park

Visit the remains of a Second Temple period fishing village and its synagogue, and imagine the lives of those who lived there. We’ll learn about the location where Jesus selected his Apostles and the modern day church that stands where the house of Peter once stood.

Mount of Beatitudes

The Mount of Beatitudes sits on a hilltop at the northern point of the Sea of Galilee, this is where Jesus delivered the Sermon on the Mount.  A Byzantine church was erected near the current site in the 4th century, and it was used until the 7th century.

Ancient Beit Alfa Synagogue

Built during the Byzantine era, this excavated synagogue is most well-known for its miraculously well preserved mosaic filled with intricate artistic detail. The mosaic vividly portrays the Binding of Isaac, the Zodiac, and the Temple of Jerusalem.

Ascend to Holy Jerusalem

Welcome to the holiest city in the world! Here you will touch the Western Wall, walk through the diverse and beautiful streets of “new” Jerusalem, and enjoy the city’s sounds, smells, and tastes; experience the people of Jerusalem, their diversity and vibrant culture.

Overnight: Jerusalem Hotel Options

Day 6 Wednesday

JERUSALEM’S OLD CITY – THE HOLY CAPITAL

Mount of Olives

Located on the eastern slopes of the Jerusalem mountains, near the Temple Mount and the City of David, this peak is named after the olive trees that covered its grounds in biblical times. Today, camel rides, monasteries and ancient tombstones dot these scenic slopes.

Old City Jewish Quarter

The Jewish Quarter remains one of the single most-visited spots in all of Israel. Nestled within one square kilometer of land lay millennia of ancient history. The Old City dates back to the 8th century BCE and is home to numerous landmarks of historical significance.

Church of the Holy Sepulchre

Located in the Old City's Christian Quarter, the Church of the Holy Sepulchre is the holiest site in Christian faith. It is here that Jesus was crucified and later buried. At the center of the church is the Stone of Unction, the location where Jesus’ body was prepared for burial.

King David’s Tomb

Located on Mount Zion in a 1,000-year-old building, people come here to pay tribute to the great King David, who is most notably famous for composing the Book of Psalms and establishing a unified capital for Israel. A medieval tradition places his tomb at this location.

Last Supper Room

Visit the Last Supper Room, built in commemoration of the Last Supper shared by Jesus and his disciples the night before his crucifixion. Though the room is mostly empty, it does have some decorations dating back to the Ottoman period.

Bethlehem & Rachel’s Tomb

Next we will travel to Bethlehem, the place of the birth of Jesus in the Grotto of the Nativity.  Also in Bethlehem is the tomb of Rachel, a symbol of hope for the Jewish people, as she was childless for many years, but ultimately became the atriarch of the Jewish people.

Overnight: Jerusalem Hotel Options

Day 7 Thursday

UNITED JERUSALEM – THE NEW CITY

Israeli Parliament Building – The Knesset

The Knesset building is one of Jerusalem's architectural landmarks and the location of Israel's parliament. Made of up of 120 members, the legislature elects the Prime Minister and the President, passes laws and supervises the work of the government through its committees.

Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum

Modern interactive exhibits tell the story of the horrors of the Holocaust so as to memorialize its victims as well as the Righteous Gentiles who rebelled against the Nazi regime. Yad Vashem documents and commemorates the past in order to impart its meaning for future generations.

Mount Herzl National Cemetery

Israel's military cemetery is the final resting place of many fallen soldiers, as well as great dignitaries such as Theodor Herzl, Levi EshkolGolda MeirYitzhak Shamir and Yitzhak Rabin. Mount Herzl also features a memorial to victims of terror and a garden dedicated to MIAs.

Israel Museum & Dead Sea Scrolls

Visit Israel's premiere museum, featuring exhibits of archaeological artifacts, the history of the Jewish people and contemporary art. The beautifully landscaped and designed Jerusalem campus provides a glimpse into history, religion and culture from biblical times until today.

Dinner & Tower of David Night Spectacular Show

See this impressive sound and light show, which is shown on the ancient walls of the Old City's iconic citadel. Experience the history of biblical to contemporary Jerusalem with breathtaking virtual images. Cutting-edge technology makes this a one-of-a-kind multi-sensory experience.

Overnight: Jerusalem Hotel Options

Day 8 Friday

THE JUDEAN DESERT – KING HEROD’S FORTRESS

Qumran National Park

Learn about the Dead Sea Scrolls and the people who wrote them when you explore the Qumran National Park. Marvel at the table-like structures that are said to have been used to write the scrolls, the ritual baths and the caves where the scrolls were discovered in 1947.

Masada Mountain & Cable Car

Visit the site of the last stand against the Romans in the Great Revolt. The small band of fighters at this final Judean stronghold chose mass suicide over surrender. The site includes a museum, a cable car ride up to the top of the mountain and impressive archaeological finds.

Dead Sea Float Experience

Enjoy this unique body of water, situated at the lowest point on earth. The Dead Sea is filled with minerals that heal and soothe skin. The high concentration of minerals and salts make it impossible to sink into the water. The shore and mountains of Jordan are visible from the sea.

Overnight: Jerusalem Hotel Options

Day 9 Saturday

SHABBAT IN JERUSALEM – DAY AT LEISURE

Shabbat Morning

Finally some time to rest!  Enjoy a morning at leisure at your hotel and relax…

Ben Yehuda Street– Evening Recommendation

Here you'll find all the restaurants, shops, street vendors and street performances you could ever ask for. Sip a latte at one of Ben Yehuda's many sidewalk cafes, grab a delicious frozen treat, invest in some Judaica, purchase souvenirs, and soak up the vibrant atmosphere.

Overnight: Jerusalem Hotel Options

Day 10 Sunday

Farewell Transfer…We’ll Miss you!

Transfer to Ben Gurion Airport for your temporary departure from Israel…Bye for now!

HOTELS INCLUDED

Enjoy your stay at some of Israel’s finest hotels

  • 2 nights hotel in Tel Aviv, The Modern City
  • 2 nights Kibbutz Lavi Hotel, Northern Israel
  • 5 nights hotel in the Holy Capital of Jerusalem

SERVICES INCLUDED

Ensuring that your visit is easy, comfortable, and fun!

  • Welcome & Assist at Ben Gurion Airport
  • Arrival & Departure Airport Transfers
  • 6 Days Touring in an Air-Conditioned Coach
  • All Touring with a Professional Licensed Guide
  • Israel Tours Hats/Israel Maps/ Bottle Carriers
  • All Group Touring & Sites as per Tour Program

MEALS INCLUDED

Get a taste of authentic Israeli cuisine

  • Daily Breakfast Buffet at each Hotel
  • Nightly Dinners at the Kibbutz Lavi Hotel
  • Jerusalem Old City Restaurant Dinner

OPTIONAL UPGRADES

Additional services to enhance your tour

  • VIP Welcome from the Door of your Plane – $145 total up to 4 travelers
  • Upgrade Rooms Types at each Hotel – ask for details!
  • Trip Insurance & Medical Coverage – ask for details!
  • Phone & SIM card & Wifi Rentals – ask for details!

Hotel Options 3 Star Class 4 Star Class 5 Star Class 5 Star Deluxe
Tel Aviv Prima Hotel Dan Panorama Carlton Hotel The Dan Tel Aviv
Northern Israel Kibbutz Lavi Kibbutz Lavi Kibbutz Lavi DLX Kibbutz Lavi DLX
Jerusalem Prima Royal Dan Panorama Inbal Jerusalem The King David
2017
Tours Begin
2017
Tours End
3 Star
Class
4 Star
Class
5 Star
Class
5 Star
Deluxe
Nov 3 Nov 12 $1627 $1874 $2045 $2911
Nov 10 Nov 19 $1619 $1758 $205 $2911
Nov 17 Nov 26 $1589 $1671 $2020 $2432
Nov 24 Dec 3 $1566 $1671 $1963 $2432
Dec 1 Dec 10 $1507 $1671 $1963 $2432
Dec 8 Dec 17 $1507 $1671 $1963 $2432
Dec 15 Dec 24 $1593 $1772 $2235 $2632
Dec 22 Dec 31 $1614 $1981 $2316 $2911
Dec 29 Jan 7 $1593 $1830 $2177 $2911
2018 Tours Begin 2018 Tours End  3 Star
Class
 4 Star
Class
 5 Star
Class
5 Star
Deluxe
Jan 5 Jan 14 $1507 $1671 $2114 $2379
Jan 12 Jan 21 $1507 $1671 $2114 $2379
Jan 19 Jan 28 $1507 $1671 $2114 $2379
Jan 26 Feb 4 $1507 $1671 $2114 $2379
Feb 2 Feb 11 $1507 $1671 $2114 $2379
Feb 9 Feb 18 $1507 $1671 $2171 $2379
Feb 16 Feb 25 $1507 $1671 $2209 $2379
Feb 23 Mar 4 $1552 $1758 $2209 $2504
Mar 2 Mar 11 $1673 $1978 $2281 $2874
Mar 9 Mar 18 $1673 $1978 $2281 $2874
Mar 16 Mar 25 $1673 $1978 $2281 $2874
Mar 23 Apr 1 Passover Passover Passover Passover
Mar 30 Apr 8 Passover Passover Passover Passover
Apr 6 Apr 15 Passover Passover Passover Passover
Apr 13 Apr 22 $1705 $2016 NA NA
Apr 20 Apr 29 $1705 $2016 $2413 $3207
Apr 27 May 6 $1705 $2031 $2413 $3207
May 4 May 13 $1705 $2031 $2496 $3207
May 11 May 20 $1775 $2031 $2441 $3207
May 18 May 27 Shavuot Shavuot Shavuot Shavuot
May 25 Jun 3 $1692 $2031 $2413 $3207
Jun 1 Jun 10 $1673 $2031 $2413 $3207
Jun 8 Jun 17 $1673 $2031 $2545 $3207
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Jun 29 Jul 8 $1673 $2008 $2507 $3018
Jul 6 Jul 15 $1673 $1978 $2331 $2874
Jul 13 Jul 22 $1673 $1978 $2331 $2874
Jul 20 Jul 29  $1673 $1978 $2363 $2874
Jul 27 Aug 5  $1734 $2039 $2423 $2935
Aug 3 Aug 12 $1734 $2039 $2423 $2935
 Aug 10 Aug 19 $1734 $2039 $2423 $2952
Aug 17 Aug 26 $1734 $2039 $2423 $2952
Aug 24 Sep 2 $1734 $2039 $2278 $2935
Aug 31 Sep 9 $1673 $1978 $2218 $2874
Sep 7 Sep 16 Rosh Hashana Rosh Hashana
Sep 14 Sep 13 Yom Kippur Yom Kippur
Sep 21 Sep 30 Sukkot Sukkot Sukkot Sukkot
Sep 28  Oct 7 Simchat Torah Simchat Torah
 Oct 5 Oct 14  $1705 $2016  $2413  $3189
Oct 12 Oct 21 $1705 $2031 $2496 $3207
 Oct 19 Oct 28 $1705 $2031 $2552 $3207
Oct 26 Nov 4 $1705 $2031 $2364 $3207
 Nov 2 Nov 11 $1705 $2031 $2331 $3207
Nov 9 Nov 18 $1698 $2009 $2331 $3207
Nov 16 Nov 25 $6973 $1928 $2331 $2489
Nov 23 Dec 2 $1661 $1749 $2218 $2471
Nov 30 Dec 9 $1598 $1749 $2218 $2471
Dec 7 Dec 16 $1585 $1749 $2218 $2471
Dec 14 Dec 23 $1649 $1880 $2437 NA
Dec 21 Dec 30  $1692 $2109 $2633  NA
Dec 28 Jan 6 $1692 $2011 $2331 NA
2019 Tours Begin 2019 Tours End 3 Star Class 4 Star Class 5 Star Class 5 Star Deluxe
Jan 4 Jan 13 $1585 $1749  $2287  $2403
Jan 11 Jan 20 $1585 $1749 $2292 $2403
Jan 18 Jan 27 $1585 $1749 $2325 $2403
Jan 25 Feb 3 $1585 $1749 $2243 $2403
Feb 1 Feb 10 $1585 $1749 $2243 $2403
Feb 8 Feb 17 $1585 $1749 $2325 $2403
Feb 15 Feb 24 $1585 $1749 $2400 $2403
Feb 22 Mar 3 $1620 $1828 $2310 $2593

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