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

2016-2017 Itinerary:
SUNDAY
Upon arrival to airport meet our representative and transfer to hotel in Tel Aviv for an overnight.
 
MONDAY - TEL AVIV - BEERSHEBA - MASSADA - DEAD SEA - JERUSALEM
Leave Tel Aviv - via Ashdod - Ashkelon – Beersheba, A short visit to the Negev capital. Continue via Arad to Massada. 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, Herod's palaces, the synagogue, bathhouse, etc. Enjoy the breathtaking view of the Roman camps and the Dead Sea. Descend for a possible "float" in the salty water of the world’s lowest place. Via Ein Gedi and Kalya, proceed to Jerusalem for overnight.
 
TUESDAY - JERUSALEM - sightseeing of the new city
Drive to Mt Scopus for a panoramic view of Jerusalem, On to the Garden of Gethsemane and Church of the Agony, Sightseeing in the new city including the Israel Museum's Shrine of the Book with the famous Dead Sea scrolls. Then visit the model of the Herodian city of Jerusalem dating back to the time of the Second Temple. Yad Vashem (the memorial to the six million Jews who were killed in the Holocaust). Afternoon visit to the Hadassah Medical Centre synagogue with Marc Chagall stained glass windows, then via Ein Karem (the birth place of John the Baptist). Return to Hotel.
 
WEDNESDAY - JERUSALEM - (OLD CITY) - BETHLEHEM*
Walk through one of the Gates to the walled Old City: the renewed Jewish Quarter; the Western Wall, the Temple area; the colourful bazaars; via Dolorosa, and 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. Continue to Bethlehem* to visit Rachel's Tomb and the Church of the Nativity and return to Jerusalem for overnight.
 
THURSDAY - JERICHO* - TIBERIAS - GALILEE
Leave Jerusalem, driving via Bethany to Jericho*, the oldest city in the world. Visit the excavations and then continue northward via Jordan Valley and the new settlements to Beit Shean. After a short visit proceed to Tiberias, the old centre of Jewish learning. Drive along the shores of the Sea of Galilee to Capernaum to visit the ruins of the ancient synagogue. Continue to a Kibbutz hotel for overnight
 
FRIDAY - UPPER GALILEE and GOLAN HEIGHTS - NAZARETH
Drive to the Golan Heights. Visit the former Syrian fortifications, Birkat Ram, and the Druze villages, via Banias, source of the Jordan River. Proceed via the Hula Valley to Safed, city of the Kabala, to visit the synagogue and the artists' colony and then to Nazareth to visit the Christian Holy Sites. Return to the Kibbutz hotel for overnight.
 
SATURDAY - ACRE - HAIFA - TEL AVIV
After breakfast drive west to Acre for a visit to the old, famous Crusader stronghold and medieval fortifications. Continue to Haifa, sightseeing tour of Haifa, including the Bahai Shrine, Persian Garden and Mt Carmel for a panoramic view of the city. Proceed southwards to Caesarea to visit the Roman theatre and the Crusader fortress. Continue south for a short city tour of Tel Aviv-Jaffa and to hotel for overnight.
 
SUNDAY
Breakfast and transfer to the airport for departure, or extension tour to Jordan.
 
TOUR COST :
TOURIST CLASS
FIRST CLASS
SUPERIOR CLASS
DELUXE CLASS
Room Type Single Double Triple Single Double Triple Single Double Triple Single Double Triple
6 March-16 April 2016 / 1 May-30 July 2016 / 4 September-8 October 2016 / 23 October-24 December 2016 / 1 January-28 February 2017:
Per Person 2550 1777 1747 2949 2070 2036 3649 2468 2343 5209 3325 3159
Supplement for
6 Dinners
190 190 390 n/a
17-23 April 2016 / 31 July-3 September 2016 / 25-31 December 2016 (high season):
Per Person 2795 1961 1931 3193 2252 2218 3915 2670 2547 n/a
Supplement for
6 Dinners
190 190 390
24-30 April 2016 / 16-22 October 2016 (peak season):
Per Person 2997 2143 2113 3395 2436 2400 4177 2915 2790 n/a
Supplement for
6 Dinners
190 190 390

Tour does not operate during Yom Kippur (9-15 October 2016).

*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
Jerusalem Gate /
Rimonim
Leonardo /
Grand Court
Dan Panorama /
Crowne Plaza
David Citadel /
Mamila
Tel Aviv
Sea Net /
Gilgal
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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