HIGHLIGHTS TOUR

Enjoy our 8 day Highlights Coach Tour of Israel
  • Regular Sunday departures
  • Guaranteed with 2 passengers

HIGHLIGHTS TOUR - 8 days / 7 nights - Sunday Arrival and Departure

2018-2019 Itinerary:
SUNDAY
Upon arrival at the airport meet our representative and transfer to your hotel in Tel Aviv for overnight.
 
MONDAY - TEL AVIV - BEERSHEBA - MASADA - DEAD SEA - JERUSALEM
Leave Tel Aviv - via Ashdod - Ashkelon to Beersheba and a short visit to the Negev capital. Continue via Arad to Masada. Ascend by cable car to the fortress which was the last stronghold of the Jewish Zealots in their war against the Romans. Visit the excavations including Herod's palaces, the synagogue, bathhouse etc. Enjoy the breathtaking view of the Roman camps and the Dead Sea before descending by cable car for a possible "float" in the salty water of the world’s lowest place. Proceed to Jerusalem for three nights.
 
TUESDAY - JERUSALEM - Sightseeing of the New City
Drive to the Mount of Olives for a panoramic view of Jerusalem, Continue to the Garden of Gethsemane and Church of the Agony (All Nations). New City sightseeing includes the Israel Museum's Shrine of the Book with the famous Dead Sea Scrolls and the beautifully renovated model of the Herodian city of Jerusalem dating back to the Second Temple period. After seeing Yad Vashem (the memorial to the six million Jews who were killed in the Holocaust), afternoon visits to the picturesque village of Ein Karem (birthplace of John the Baptist) and Mahane Yehuda, Israel’s largest open air market.
 
WEDNESDAY - JERUSALEM - (OLD CITY) - BETHLEHEM*
Walk through one of the Gates in the walled Old City: to see the renewed Jewish Quarter; the Western Wall, the Temple area; the colourful bazaars. Then walk along Via Dolorosa, and the Stations of the Cross to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. Drive to Mt Zion for a visit to the tomb of King David, the Room of the Last Supper and Dormition Abbey. In the afternoon continue to Bethlehem* to visit the Church of the Nativity and see Shepherd’s Fields.
 
THURSDAY – BEIT SHEAN – NAZARETH - GALILEE
Leave Jerusalem driving past Jericho, the oldest city in the world and through the Jordan Valley to Beit Shean. Visit the excavations of this beautifully preserved Roman City. Proceed to Nazareth to see the Church of the Annunciation and Joseph’s carpentry workshop. Finally see Safed, city of the Kabala. Walk through the mystic alleys, visit an old synagogue and the artists’ colony. Continue to a Kibbutz hotel for two nights.
 
FRIDAY – GOLAN HEIGHTS - SEA OF GALILEE REGION
Drive to the Golan Heights passing Druze villages. See a former Syrian fortification and pass by the Banias Waterfalls, source of the Jordan River. Stop at a local vineyard surrounded by breathtaking views for wine tasting before descending to the Sea of Galilee for visits to the Mount of Beatitudes, ruins of an ancient Synagogue and Peter’s house at Capernaum. Then see Tabgha where the miracle of the loaves and fishes took place and make a short tour of Tiberias, the ancient centre of Jewish learning. Optional boat  ride on Lake Tiberias (Sea of Galilee).
 
SATURDAY - ACRE - HAIFA – CAESAREA – JAFFA/TEL AVIV
Drive west to Acre to visit the famous Crusader stronghold and medieval fortifications. Continue to Haifa for a panoramic sightseeing tour including the Baha’i Shrine, Persian Garden, Mt Carmel and Haifa Bay. We leave southwards visiting Caesarea’s Roman theatre, hippodrome and ancient port ending with a brief tour of Jaffa and Tel Aviv before an overnight
 
SUNDAY
Breakfast and transfer to the airport for departure. Or extend your stay in Israel for longer.
TOUR COST :
TOURIST CLASS
FIRST CLASS
SUPERIOR CLASS
DELUXE CLASS
Room Type Single Double Triple Single Double Triple Single Double Triple Single Double Triple
4-24 March 2018 / 8-14 April 2018 / 22 April-4 August 2018 / 26 August-15 September 2018 / 30 September-22 December 2018 / 30 December 2018-2 March 2019 (regular season):
Per Person 2610 1845 1815 3015 2120 2050 3885 2590 2490 5315 3335 3170
Supplement for
6 Dinners
195 195 400 n/a
25-31 March 2018 / 15-21 April 2018 / 5-25 August 2018 / 23-29 December 2018 (high season):
Per Person 2840 2010 1980 3245 2285 2215 4155 2795 2665 n/a
Supplement for
6 Dinners
195 195 400
1-7 April 2018 / 23-29 September 2018 (peak season):
Per Person 3040 2195 2160 3465 2485 2415 4415 4795 2860 n/a
Supplement for
6 Dinners
195 195 400

Tour does not operate during Yom Kippur (16-22 September 2018).

*Site under the Palestinian Authority jurisdiction. Itinerary may be amended according to political situation.

Tour is guaranteed with a minimum of 2 participants.

Israel 8 Day Highlights Regular Coach Tour Rates Include:
  • 7 nights accommodation including breakfast daily and taxes
  • Assistance at airport upon arrival
  • Arrival and departure transfers (conditions apply)
  • English speaking guide during touring days
  • Entrance fees as per the itinerary
  • Transportation in air-conditioned vehicle
Israel 8 Day Highlights Regular Coach Tour Rates Exclude: extras, lunches, drinks, dinners (unless supplement paid) and tips

 

Hotels used on Israel regular coach tours (equivalent substitutes may be used)
 
Tourist Class
First Class
Superior Class
Deluxe Class
Jerusalem
Gold /
Rimonim
Leonardo /
Grand Court
Dan Panorama /
Crowne Plaza
David Citadel /
Mamila
Tel Aviv
Sea Net /
Olympia
Metropolitan /
Grand Beach
Dan Panorama /
Crowne Plaza
Carlton /
Sheraton
Galilee
Kibbutz Kfar Giladi
Standard
Kibbutz Kfar Giladi
Standard
Kibbutz Kfar Giladi
Deluxe
Kibbutz Kfar Giladi
Boutique
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  • All prices are per person unless otherwise stated
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