ISRAEL FULL DAY, HALF DAY & 2 DAY TOURS

ISRAEL FULL DAY TOURS / HALF DAY TOURS / 2 DAY TOURS

**Now offering Small Group Israel Day Tours (maximum 19 passengers)**

Departures from both Tel Aviv and Jerusalem

2018 FULL DAY & HALF DAY ISRAEL TOURS

JERUSALEM TOUR (Tour No. 1)

(Western Wall, Church of Holy Sepulchre, Yad Vashem)

Daily Regular Tour:
from Tel Aviv $135 per person
from Jerusalem $108 per person
Small Group (max 19 pax): from Tel Aviv $160 per person from Jerusalem $132per person
Drive to the Mount of Olives for a panoramic view of the city. Stop at Mount Zion to visit King David's tomb, the room of the Last Supper and Dormition Abbey. Enter the Old City and walk through the Armenian and Jewish Quarters to the recently excavated and restored Cardo, the Roman road. See the Jewish Wailing Wall (Kotel), and continue to the Christian Quarter. Walk along the Via Dolorosa and visit the Church of Holy Sepulchre. Continue to the New City and visit Yad Vashem*, the memorial to the Holocaust.
On Saturdays and Jewish holidays, instead of Yad Vashem*, drive to Ein Karem, southwest of Jerusalem, known traditionally as the birthplace of John the Baptist. Stroll through the narrow lanes of the neighbourhood stopping at Mary’s Spring and visiting the Church of John the Baptist. Return to departure point.
NOTE: Modest dress (no shorts or sleeveless shirts) and head covering are required for visiting holy sites.
*Entrance to the Holocaust Museum is not permitted for children under the age of 10.
Hotel pick-up: Tel Aviv: 0720-0750; Jerusalem: 0900-0930, Fri & Sat 0845-0915

MASADA and DEAD SEA (Tour No. 2)

(Herod's Fortress and Palaces; Swim in the Dead Sea)

Daily Regular Tour:
from Tel Aviv $174 per person
from Jerusalem $160 per person
Small Group (max 19 pax): from Tel Aviv $198 per person
from Jerusalem $185 per person
Depart Tel Aviv via the Judean Hills or Jerusalem to the Dead Sea, the lowest place on earth. Visit a cosmetic products shop then drive along the Dead Sea shore to Masada. Ascend by cable car and tour the mountain fortress built by King Herod, where Jewish Zealots of the first century AD made their heroic last stand against the Romans. See the remains of the walls, palaces, synagogue, water cisterns, mosaic floors, Roman baths and other archeological finds. Descend by cable car and return to the Dead Sea to enjoy a unique opportunity to float in its waters. Cover yourself with the mineral rich Dead Sea mud believed to have therapeutic properties.
NOTE: Comfortable walking shoes, head covering, sun screen, bathing suit and towel are recommended.
Spa treatments are not included. Lockers are available at an additional cost.
Hotel pick-up: Tel Aviv: 0720-0750; Jerusalem: 0900-0930, Fri & Sat 0845-0915

BIBLICAL HIGHLIGHTS OF THE GALILEE (Tour No. 3)

(Nazareth, Sea of Galilee, Capernaum, Jordan river)

Daily (except Sundays) Regular Tour:
from Tel Aviv $135 per person
from Jerusalem $145 per person
Small Group (max 19 pax):
from Tel Aviv $160 per person
from Jerusalem $169per person
Depart Tel Aviv** via the coastal road and the landscape of the lower Galilee to Nazareth, the town where Jesus spent his childhood. Visit the Basilica of Annunciation and the Church of St. Joseph. Continue via Cana to Tiberias, the lovely resort town on the Sea of Galilee. Drive along the lake to visit Capernaum and view the ruins of the ancient synagogue where Jesus taught. Continue to Tabgha and visit the Church of the Multiplication of Loaves and Fishes with its beautiful mosaic floor. Proceed to Yardenit, the famous baptismal site where the Jordan River leaves the Sea of Galilee towards the Dead Sea. Return to departure point.
NOTE: Modest dress (no shorts or sleeveless shirts) and head covering are required for visiting holy sites.
Hotel pick-up: Jerusalem: from 0600**; Tel Aviv: 0720-0750
**Jerusalem pick-ups will join the tour from Tel Aviv and may be accompanied there by driver only.

PEARLS OF THE WESTERN GALILEE (Tour No. 4)

(Caesarea, Megiddo, Haifa & Acre)

Daily (except Thursdays) Regular Tour:
from Tel Aviv $157 per person
from Jerusalem $174 per person
Small Group (max 19 pax):
from Tel Aviv $182 per person
from Jerusalem $199 per person
Drive along the coastal road to Caesarea, the ancient Roman capital and port. Enjoy a walking tour of the theatre and the archaeological ruins and excavations. Continue to Megiddo (also known as Armageddon) National Park and learn the impressive history of the site that served as a battle field from Egyptian through Assyrian and Israeli times and admire the fascinating view of Jezreel Valley. On to Haifa for a scenic view of the city, the port and the Baha’i gardens and shrine. Drive to Acre, the old city recognised by UNESCO as a world heritage site, to visit the Crusader and Turkish underground city and crypt. Walk through the old city and the oriental market, the Arab mosque and the old port. Return to departure point.
Hotel pick-up: Jerusalem: from 0600**; Tel Aviv: 0720-0750
**Jerusalem pick-ups will join the tour from Tel Aviv and may be accompanied there by driver only.

JERUSALEM AND BETHLEHEM (Tour No. 5)

(Western Wall, Church of Holy Sepulchre, Church of Nativity)

Daily Regular Tour:
from Tel Aviv $177 per person
from Jerusalem $158 per person
Small Group (max 19 pax):
from Tel Aviv $201 per person
from Jerusalem $183 per person
Drive to the Mount of Olives for a panoramic view of the city. Stop at Mount Zion to visit King David's tomb, the room of the Last Supper and Dormition Abbey. Enter the old city and walk through the Armenian and Jewish quarters to the recently excavated and restored Cardo, the Roman road. See the Jewish Wailing Wall (Kotel) and continue to the Christian quarter. Walk along the Via Dolorosa and visit the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. Continue to Bethlehem for a view over Shepherds' Fields. Visit the Church of the Nativity and Manger Square. Return to departure point.
NOTE: Modest dress (no shorts or sleeveless shirts) and head covering are required for visiting holy sites.
Bethlehem visits are subject to Palestinian Authority regulations. A change of vehicle may be required upon entering Palestinian territory. A Palestinian guide meets the tour at the border. Passports are required.
Hotel pick-up: Tel Aviv: 0720-0750; Jerusalem: 0900-0940, Fri & Sat 0845-0915

JERUSALEM & DEAD SEA (Tour No. 6)

(Western Wall, Church of holy Sepulchre, Float in the Dead Sea)

Daily Regular Tour:
from Tel Aviv $201 per person
from Jerusalem $158 per person
Drive to Mount of Olives for a panoramic view of the city. Stop at Mount Zion to visit King David's tomb, the room of the Last Supper and Dormition Abbey. Enter the Old City and walk through the Armenian and Jewish quarters to the recently excavated and restored Cardo, the Roman road. See the Jewish Wailing Wall (Kotel) and continue to the Christian quarter. Walk along the Via Dolorosa and visit the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. Drive through the Judean desert to the Dead Sea, the lowest place on Earth. Stop at one of the resorts on the shores of the Dead Sea and enjoy the opportunity to float in the Dead Sea and cover yourself with the mineral rich, Dead Sea mud reputed to have therapeutic properties.
NOTE: Modest dress (no shorts or sleeveless shirts) and head covering are required for visiting holy places.
Hotel pick-up: Tel Aviv: 0720-0750; Jerusalem: 0900-0930, Fri & Sat 0845-0915

JEWISH HERITAGE TOUR OF JERUSALEM (Tour No. 7)

(Western Wall, Yad Vashem, Ammunition Hill, Mount Herzel)

Mondays / Thursdays
(except 02, 05, 12, 19 Apr;
10, 24, 27 Sep;
01 Oct 2018)
Regular Tour:
from Tel Aviv $174 per person
from Jerusalem $141 per person
Small Group (max 19 pax):
from Tel Aviv $199 per person
from Jerusalem $164 per person
Start the day with a magnificent overview of Jerusalem and the Judean desert from Mount Scopus near the Hebrew University campus. Drive to the Old City and visit the tomb of King David on Mount Zion. Walk along the Cardo, the ancient Roman road and see the remains of the wall of Jerusalem from the first temple period. Visit the Jewish quarter, the Wailing Wall (Kotel) and join the Bar-Mitzvah ceremonies. Visit the Davidson Centre and tour the southern Kotel excavations. Stop to visit the Ammunition Hill, a former Jordanian army stronghold converted into a national memorial site and museum. Drive to Mount Herzl, the military cemetery and Yad Vashem*, the memorial to the Holocaust. Return to departure point.
NOTE: Modest dress (no shorts or sleeveless shirts) and head covering are required for visiting holy sites.
*Entrance to the Holocaust Museum is not permitted for children under the age of 10.
Hotel pick-up: Tel Aviv: 0720-0750; Jerusalem: 0900-0930

TEL AVIV CITY TOUR (Tour No. 9)

(Diaspora museum, Old Jaffa , Neve Tzedek, Nahalat Benyamin)

Fridays
(except 30 Mar; 6 Apr;
28 Sep 2018)
Regular Tour:
from Tel Aviv $142 per person
from Jerusalem $158 per person
Visit the Diaspora Museum then drive around the main streets of Tel Aviv, Israel’s business and entertainment centre. Stop at Rabin Square, site of the assassination of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin. Continue to Old Jaffa, an 8000 year old port city where you will see the ancient ruins and walk through the restored artists' quarter. Visit Neve Tzedek, Tel Aviv’s original neighbourhood, built in 1887 and Nachlat Binyamin, the city’s pedestrian street with its musicians, handmade jewellery and artifacts. Next, stop at Shenkin, the lively and colourful street  known for its unique shops, café life and youthful ambiance. Return to departure point.
Hotel pick-up: Jerusalem: 0600**; Tel Aviv: 0800-0830
**Jerusalem pick-ups will be joining the tour from Tel Aviv and may be accompanied there by driver only.

BETHLEHEM AND JERICHO (Tour No. 10)

(Church of Nativity, view of Shepherds' field, Mount of Temptation)

Mondays / Wednesdays /
Saturdays
Regular Tour:
from Tel Aviv $216 per person
from Jerusalem $201 per person
Drive through the Judean desert and stop for a view of the Good Samaritan Inn. Short stop at sea-level then continue to Jericho, reputedly the oldest city in the world. Stop at Zacchaeus’ sycamore fig tree and for a view of the Mount of Temptation. Visit the mound of ancient Jericho where remains of 25 ancient cities have been uncovered (cable car not included). Proceed to Bethlehem to visit the Church of the Nativity and Manger Square and the Church of the Milk Grotto. Stop for a view over Shepherds' Fields before returning to Jerusalem.
NOTE: The tour is subject to Palestinian Authority regulations. A Palestinian guide meets the tour at the border. A change of vehicle may be required upon entering Palestinian Authority territory. Passports are required.
Hotel pick-up: Tel Aviv: 0720-0750; Jerusalem: 0900-0930, Sat 0845-0915

DEAD SEA RELAXATION (Tour No. 11)

(Float in the Dead Sea; Mineral Spa and Mud Bath)

Daily Regular Tour:
from Tel Aviv $135 per person
from Jerusalem $126 per person
Small Group (max 19 pax):
from Tel Aviv $160 per person
from Jerusalem $151 per person
Drive through the Judean desert to the Dead Sea. Visit a Dead Sea products shop. Stop for relaxation at one of the resorts on the shores of the Dead Sea and spend the day on site. Enjoy the opportunity to float in the Dead Sea and cover yourself with the mineral rich Dead Sea mud reputed to have therapeutic properties. On the way back view Qumran caves where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found and Jericho, one of the oldest cities on Earth.
*Spa treatments and personal expenses are not included.
Hotel pick-up: Tel Aviv: 0720-0750; Jerusalem: 0900-0930, Fri & Sat 0845-0915

SAFED & GOLAN HEIGHTS (Tour No. 12)

Thursdays (minimum 2 pax)
1-15, Dec, Jan, Feb (minimum 5 pax)
(except 5 Apr; 27 Sep 2018)
Regular Tour:
from Tel Aviv $273 per person
from Jerusalem $296 per person
Drive to Safed, one of the four holy cities in Israel and centre of the Kabbalah (Jewish mysticism) movement. Visit the Caro and Ari Synagogues, stroll through the narrow alleyways and visit the picturesque Artists Quarter. Continue to the Golan Heights stopping at Mitzpe Gadot memorial site for fallen Israeli 6 Day War soldiers located over former former Syrian bunkers. Also see the monument built in honor of the 1948 soldiers of the Alexandroni Brigade. Enjoy a panoramic view of the Hula Valley. Return to departure point.
Hotel pick-up: Jerusalem: 0600**; Tel Aviv: 0720-0750
**Jerusalem pick-ups will be joining the tour from Tel Aviv and may be accompanied there by driver only.

HALF DAY JERUSALEM TOUR (Tour No. 13)

Daily Regular Tour:
from Tel Aviv $87 per person
from Jerusalem $73 per person
Small Group (max 19 pax):
from Tel Aviv $110 per person
from Jerusalem $97 per person
Drive to the Mount of Olives for a panoramic view of the city. Stop at Mount Zion to visit King David's tomb, the room of Last Supper and the Dormition Abbey; Enter the Old City and walk through the Armenian and Jewish quarters to the recently excavated and restored Cardo, the Roman road. See the Jewish Wailing Wall (Kotel) and continue to the Christian quarter. Walk along the Via Dolorosa and visit the church of the Holy Sepulchre.
Tour ends at 13.30 in Jerusalem. Make your own way from there back to your hotel**.
NOTE: Modest dress (no shorts or sleeveless shirts) and head covering are required for visiting holy sites.
Hotel pick-up: Tel Aviv**: 0720-0750; Jerusalem: 0900-0930, Fri & Sat 0845-0915
**Return transfer to Tel Aviv hotels is available at supplement of $135 per person

HALF DAY BETHLEHEM TOUR (Tour No. 14)

Daily Regular Tour:
from Tel Aviv $141 per person
from Jerusalem $113 per person
Drive to the city of Bethlehem, birthplace of Jesus. Walk through Manger Square to visit the Church of the Nativity, oldest in the Holy Land. Admire the ancient limestone columns and the remains of ancient mosaic floors before descending to the Grotto of the Nativity where a star in the floor marks the spot where Christ is believed to have been born. Continue to the Church of Milk Grotto where, according to tradition, a drop of milk spilt while Mary nursed baby Jesus, turned the stones white. Finally visit Shepherds' Fields and a local souvenir shop before returning to Jerusalem where tour ends. Make your own way back to your hotel.
NOTE: Modest dress (no shorts or sleeveless shirts) and head covering are required for visiting holy sites.
This tour is subject to Palestinian Authority regulations. Passports are required.
Hotel pick-up: Tel Aviv**: 0720-0750; Jerusalem: 0900-0930, Fri & Sat 0845-0915
**Return transfer to Tel Aviv hotels is available at supplement of $135 per person

HALF DAY JERICHO TOUR (Tour No. 15)

Mondays / Wednesdays /
Saturdays (miminum 2 pax)
Regular Tour:
from Tel Aviv $254 per person
from Jerusalem $141 per person
Drive through the Judean desert and stop for a view of the Good Samaritan Inn. Short stop at sea-level then continue to Jericho, reputedly the oldest city in the world. Stop at Zacchaeus’ sycamore fig tree and for a view of the Mount of Temptation. Visit the mound of ancient Jericho where remains of 25 ancient cities have been uncovered (cable car not included). Tour ends in Jerusalem about 1330. Driver only transfer to Tel Aviv.
NOTE: Modest dress (no shorts or sleeveless shirts) and head covering are required for visiting holy sites.
The tour is subject to Palestinian Authority regulations. A Palestinian guide meets the tour at the border. A change of vehicle may be required upon entering Palestinian Authority territory. Passports are required.
Hotel pick-up: Tel Aviv: 0720-0750; Jerusalem: 0900-0930, Sat 0845-0915

FULL DAY TOUR TO PETRA – JORDAN (Tour No. 21)

Pick up from Eilat hotel or airport. After assistance with border formalities, drive straight to Petra, the astonishing rose-red city built by the Nabateans. Petra was renowned for its massive architecture, pools, dams and water channels. Walk into the narrow canyon (Siq) that leads through the red rock to the Treasury, royal tombs, the court, Roman theatre and street.
After the tour, stop for lunch in a nice restaurant (included in price). Then drive to Aqaba for a short panoramic tour before returning to the Arava border crossing and to hotel or airport in Eilat.
NOTE: Passports and Jordanian visa are required. Price excludes border fees, taxes and tips.
Price excludes Tel Aviv airport transfers if arriving from or departing toTel Aviv.
Departs: Daily from Eilat; daily except Friday and Saturday from Tel Aviv including flights to/from Eilat
Prices on request

2 DAY / 1 NIGHT ISRAEL TOURS

2 DAY TOUR – GALILEE (Tour No. 16)

(Caesarea, Megiddo, Haifa, Acre-Old City, Nazareth, Toberias, Capernaum, Yardenit)

The 2 day Galilee tour combines daily tours no. 3 & 4 with northern overnight including breakfast.
Departs: Daily (except 30 Mar-06 Apr; 18-20 May; 08-11, 18-19, 23-24 Sep; 30 Sep-01 Oct 2018)
Hotel pick-up: Jerusalem: from 0600**; Tel Aviv: 0720-0750
**Jerusalem pick-ups will join the tour from Tel Aviv and may be accompanied there by driver only.
Regular Season Regular Tour:
from Tel Aviv or Jerusalem $480 per person, twin or double room
Small Group (max 19 pax):
from Tel Aviv or Jerusalem $534 per person, twin or double room
Single Supplement $129 per person, per night. Upgrade Supplement $129 per person, per night
High Season
(2, 30, 31 May;
1-31 Aug;
06-10 Oct 2017
)
Regular Tour:
from Tel Aviv or Jerusalem $609 per person, twin or double room
Small Group (max 19 pax):
from Tel Aviv or Jerusalem $663 per person, twin or double room
Single Supplement $129 per person, per night. Upgrade Supplement $129 per person, per night

2 DAY TOUR – JERUSALEM & MASADA, DEAD SEA (Tour No. 17)

This tour combines daily tours no. 1 & 2 with a Jerusalem overnight including breakfast.
Departs: Daily (except 30 Mar-06 Apr; 18-20 May; 08-11, 18-19, 23-24 Sep; 30 Sep-01 Oct 2018)
Hotel pick-up: Tel Aviv: 0720-0750; Jerusalem: 0900-0930, Fri & Sat 0845-0915
Regular Season Regular Tour: from Tel Aviv or Jerusalem $480 per person, twin or double room
Small Group (max 19 pax):
from Tel Aviv or Jerusalem $534 per person, twin or double room
Single Supplement $129 per person, per night. Upgrade Supplement $129 per person, per night
High Season
(02 May;
20 Dec 2017- 05 Jan 2018)
Regular Tours:
from Tel Aviv or Jerusalem $609 per person, twin or double room
Small Group (max 19 pax):
from Tel Aviv or Jerusalem $663 per person, twin or double room
Single Supplement $129 per person, per night. Upgrade Supplement $129 per person, per night

2 DAY TOUR – JERUSALEM & DEAD SEA RELAXATION (Tour No. 18)

This tour combines daily tours no. 1 & 11 with a Jerusalem overnight including breakfast.
Departs: Daily (except 30 Mar-06 Apr; 18-20 May; 08-11, 18-19, 23-24 Sep; 30 Sep-01 Oct 2018)
Hotel pick-up: Tel Aviv: 0720-0750; Jerusalem: 0900-0930, Fri & Sat 0845-0915
Regular Season Regular Tour: from Tel Aviv or Jerusalem $480 per person, twin or double room
Small Group (max 19 pax): from Tel Aviv or Jerusalem $534 per person, twin or double room
Single Supplement $129 per person, per night. Upgrade Supplement $129 per person, per night
High Season
(02 May;
20 Dec 2017- 05 Jan 2018)
Regular Tour: from Tel Aviv or Jerusalem $609 per person, twin or double room
Small Group (max 19 pax): from Tel Aviv or Jerusalem $663 per person, twin or double room
Single Supplement $129 per person, per night. Upgrade Supplement $129 per person, per night

2 DAY TOUR – JERUSALEM, BETHLEHEM & MASSADA, DEAD SEA (Tour No. 19)

This tour combines daily tours no. 2 & 5 with a Jerusalem overnight including breakfast.
Departs: Daily (except 30 Mar-06 Apr; 18-20 May; 08-11, 18-19, 23-24 Sep; 30 Sep-01 Oct 2018)
Hotel pick-up: Tel Aviv: 0720-0750; Jerusalem: 0900-0930, Fri & Sat 0845-0915
Regular Season Regular Tour: from Tel Aviv or Jerusalem $515 per person, twin or double room
Small Group (max 19 pax): from Tel Aviv or Jerusalem $569 per person, twin or double room
Single Supplement $129 per person, per night. Upgrade Supplement $129 per person, per night
High Season
(02 May;
20 Dec 2017- 05 Jan 2018)
Tourist Class: from Tel Aviv or Jerusalem $645 per person, twin or double room
Small Group (max 19 pax): from Tel Aviv or Jerusalem $698 per person, twin or double room
Single Supplement $129 per person, per night. Upgrade Supplement $129 per person, per night

2 DAY TOUR – JERUSALEM, BETHLHEM & DEAD SEA RELAXATION (Tour No. 20)

This tour combines daily tours no. 5 & 11 with a Jerusalem overnight including breakfast.
Departs: Daily (except 30 Mar-06 Apr; 18-20 May; 08-11, 18-19, 23-24 Sep; 30 Sep-01 Oct 2018)
Hotel pick-up: Tel Aviv: 0720-0750; Jerusalem: 0900-0930, Fri & Sat 0845-0915
Regular Season Regular Tour: from Tel Aviv or Jerusalem $480 per person, twin or double room
Small Group (max 19 pax): from Tel Aviv or Jerusalem $534 per person, twin or double room
Single Supplement $129 per person, per night. Upgrade Supplement $129 per person, per night
High Season
(02 May;
20 Dec 2017- 05 Jan 2018)
Regular Tour: from Tel Aviv or Jerusalem $609 per person, twin or double room
Small Group (max 19 pax): from Tel Aviv or Jerusalem $663 per person, twin or double room
Single Supplement $129 per person, per night. Upgrade Supplement $129 per person, per night

 

TERMS & CONDITIONS (Full Day, Half Day & 2 Day Tours)

  • All tours are conducted by government licensed guides in modern air-conditioned vehicles.
  • Itinerary changes may occur due to holidays, force majeure or circumstances beyond the operator’s control.
  • Pick-ups and drop-offs free from major hotels unless stated. Times may vary due to traffic conditions.
  • Pick-ups or drop offs for most tours can also be arranged from Herzliya and Netanya. Price on application.
  • Tours are conducted in English and possibly another European language (Spanish, French, German).
  • Entry fees are included on tours but meals (unless stated) and tips are not.
  • Children under 12 and international student card holders–10% discount; under 7-25% discount; under 2-free.
  • Passengers with special needs, wheelchairs, prams etc must notify us about their needs in advance.
  • Modest attire required on all tours (except Masada/Dead Sea) for visiting holy sites of all religions - men with head covering, women with shoulder covering; for both men and women - no shorts or sleeveless shirts.
  • Tours are non-refundable within 7 days prior to departure.
  • Timeless Tours has minimum booking requirements. Details available on request.
  • Prices are valid for 2018.
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  • All prices are per person unless otherwise stated
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