Description
Full Itinerary
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Description

Type of Tour: Individually Tailored Tour
Operates: Departs daily all year round except for stays including the days of Yom Kippur, 8-9 October.
Duration: 4 Nights / 5 Days
Visit: Tel Aviv – Nazareth – Capernaum – Tiberias – Jerusalem – Tel Aviv
Includes:
  • Arrival and departure airport transfers in either Israeli city
  • 4 nights’ accommodation in Tel-Aviv OR Jerusalem
  • 2 full day coach tours as per itinerary
  • Entrance fees as per itinerary
  • Meals as listed in the itinerary (B=breakfast)
Excludes:
  • Airfare and airport taxes
  • Extras at hotels and meals not mentioned
  • Travel insurance, visa cost and tips
Notes:
  • The sequence of the tour may change depending on the day of arrival.
  • This tour operates with multi-lingual guiding (potentially 1-2 additional languages)
Accommodation: 3* (Tourist class) accommodation (or similar):

  • Tel Aviv: Sea Net Hotel
  • Jerusalem: Prima Park Hotel Jerusalem

4* (First class) accommodation (or similar):

    • Tel Aviv: Prima City Hotel Tel Aviv
    • Jerusalem: Grand Court Jerusalem Hotel

Full Itinerary

Day 1:  Tel Aviv
After arrival at Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion Airport you will be transferred to the hotel in Tel Aviv.
Overnight:  Tel Aviv

Day 2:  Nazareth – Tiberias – Sea of Galilee – Capernaum
Today you will be spending the entire day on a coach tour. Drive to Nazareth, the town where Jesus spent his childhood. Visit the Church of Annunciation and the Church of St. Joseph. Continue via Cana to Tiberias, a lovely resort town located on the shores of the Sea of Galilee. Drive along the Sea of Galilee to visit Capernaum and view the ruins of the ancient Synagogue where Jesus taught. Continue to Tabgha and visit the church of the miracle of the Multiplication of Loaves and Fish. Proceed to Yardenit, the famous baptismal site where the Jordan River leaves the Sea of Galilee on its way towards the Dead Sea. Thereafter you will return to Tel Aviv.
Overnight:  Tel Aviv  (B)

Day 3:  Jerusalem
You will again be participating in a coach tour today. Drive to the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem 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 Western Wall – “the Kotel” – the holiest place for Jews; and continue to the Christian quarter. Walk along the Via Dolorosa and visit the Church of Holy Sepulchre. Proceed 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, traditionally known as the birthplace of John the Baptist. Stroll in the narrow lanes of the picturesque neighbourhood, stopping by Mary’s spring and continuing on to visit the remarkable church of Saint John the Baptist. Thereafter you will return to the hotel.
Overnight:  Jerusalem  (B)

Day 4:  Jerusalem
Today will be entirely at your leisure. It is strongly suggested that you opt to take an optional tour to Massada and the Dead Sea as these are sites not to be missed.
Overnight:  Jerusalem  (B)

Day 5:  Jerusalem – Ben-Gurion Airport
After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport for the departure flight.  (B)

Rates

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ESSENCE OF ISRAEL
(Individually Tailored Tour)

3 Days

2 Nights

(flights included)

 

Currency Per Person Sharing Single Room Supplement
3* (Tourist class hotels):
Avail. in Tel Aviv only: from 17 – 29 Apr & 10 – 22 Oct 2019 Tel Aviv USD 810 432
Avail. in Jerusalem only: from 1 – 31 Aug 2019 Jerusalem USD 810 432
Avail. in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem during the balance of the period 1 March 2019 – 29 February 2020 Tel Aviv and Jerusalem USD 810 432
4* (First class hotels):
Avail. in Tel Aviv only: from 17 – 29 Apr & 10 – 22 Oct 2019 Tel Aviv – Eilat – Tel Aviv USD 902 529
Avail. in Jerusalem only: from 1 – 31 Aug 2019 USD 902 529
Avail. in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem during the balance of the period 1 March 2019 – 29 February 2020 USD 902 529

Includes: Arrival and departure airport transfers in either Israeli city, 4 nights’ accommodation on bed and breakfast basis. Sightseeing and entrance fees as per itinerary.

Note: Tour will not operate for any stays including 8 – 9 Oct, Yom Kippur, as on those dates all public and private transportation stops and all places of entertainment as well as stores are closed.

All rates will be converted at time of final payment according to ITT’s bank selling rates. Please double check the final ZAR amount with us on day of payment. All services are subject to availability at time of booking and subject to the General Terms and Conditions of ITT Inspirations Travel & Tours (PTY) LTD.

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