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Israel Discovery (Winter 2017-18)

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Starting: Dec 27, 2017
Through: Jan 04, 2018
Book By: Dec 23 2017 7:00PM
# of Nights: 8
Supplier:  Insight Vacations
Terms:  Terms & Disclaimers
ID:  4963842
from $3,125.00  (USD)
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1 Your Journey Begins     
2 Welcome To Tel Aviv     
3 Exploring Vibrant Tel Aviv     
4 To Caesarea, Acre, Nazareth And Galilee     
5 Along The Jordan Valley To The Dead Sea     
6 Masada And The Holy City Of Jerusalem     
7 Exploring Jerusalem     
8 Optional Bethlehem Experience And Exploring     
9 Depart Jerusalem     
Number of Nights: 8
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Israel Discovery (Winter 2017-18)
Walk in the footsteps of Jesus as you follow his journey from birth to the Crucifixion. The tour is balanced with visits to sacred Jewish and Islamic sites, as well as experiencing Bethlehem.
  • Additional Included Highlights
    Tel Aviv: See Habimah National Theatre, Rabin Square and Carmel market.Jaffa: Visit the ancient port and artists' quarter.Acre: See the fortress, the old harbour area and Crusader crypt.Nazareth: Visit the Church of the Annunciation.Galilee: Visit Capernaum and the Mount of the Beatitudes. View the ancient wooden boat, which is said to date back to the times of Jesus.Qumran: See the caves where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found.Jerusalem: Visit the Jewish sites of King David's Tomb and the Western Wall.

  • Authentic Regional Flavours
    Tel Aviv: Partake in a Friday night Shabbat dinner.Jerusalem: Toast the culmination of your tour with a lively Celebration Dinner.Included Quality Dining: 7 Buffet Breakfasts (BB), 1 Welcome Drink (WR), 1 Signature Evening (SE), 2 Three-course table d'hôte Dinners or Buffets (D) with tea or coffee; plus 1 Celebration Dinner (CD) with wine and tea or coffee. Departure on tour for New Year's Eve enjoys a festive Highlight Dinner which will replace an included meal.

  • Signature Experiences
    Caesarea: With your Local Expert, explore the Roman and Crusader ruins of Caesarea, formerly one of the splendid cities in Palestine.Dead Sea: Ascend by cable car to the ancient fortress of Masada. Your Local expert will explain this is where Jewish Zealots held out for three years against Herod's armies, before before sacrificing themselves.Jerusalem: Accompanied by your Local Expert, walk the Stations of the Cross to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre - site of the Crucifixion. You will also walk the Garden of Gethsemene and the Temple Mount as well as seeing the Room of the Last Supper, the Pool of Bethesda and Ecce Homo Arch.

  • Stay At The Best Addresses
    Tel Aviv: Sheraton Towers Hotel is considered one of Tel Aviv's more sophisticated hotels, located on the waterfront and providing guests with luxury accommodation.Tiberias: The Leonardo Plaza Tiberias Hotel is centrally located close to the Old Town and offers beautifully decorated rooms.Dead Sea: The magnificent Hod Hamidbar Hotel on the shore of the Dead Sea, offers you serenity, relaxation and the perfect pampering experience in their modern spa.Jerusalem: The Leonardo Plaza Hotel graces the Jerusalem skyline, located in the heart of the city and offering panoramic views. It has many top facilities and is a good base from which to explore the Old and New Cities.

  • Top Rated Highlights
    Sea of Galilee: Enjoy a morning boat ride at the very place where Jesus is said to have walked on water.Dead Sea: Be sure to take a dip in the famously mineral-rich waters where it's easy to float.Jerusalem: Visit the Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum and Shrine of the Book.


  • OUR FIVE-STAR SERVICES
    • Our highly-skilled Insight Tour Director will ensure your journey is seamless, serving as your expert guide, consummate organiser, and friend in a foreign land.
    • Enjoy the comfort of Insight's luxury, air-conditioned coach with an on-board restroom (alternative coaches and vehicles, without on-board facilities, may be used on occasion).
    • Personal radio headsets give you the freedom to wander during visits to famous highlights, without missing any of your Local Expert's fascinating commentary (available for groups of 8 or more).
    • We carry your bags for you and promptly deliver them to your hotel door.
    • Hotel and restaurant tips are included; you'll never have to worry about how much to give, nor search for foreign currency. Plus, we include all taxes and porterage charges at hotels.
    • From time to time, your Tour Director will enchant you with an Insight Flourish - a local tidbit representing authentic food or beverages unique to the destination.
    • Complimentary transfers are available from/to Tel Aviv Airport on arrival and departure days, or when additional accommodation has been booked through Insight Vacations.




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Travel Date Range Price From   Information  
Dec 27, 2017 - Jan 04, 2018 $3,125.00   Airfare not included   View Details
Jan 03, 2018 - Mar 14, 2018 $2,925.00   Airfare not included...   View Details
Prices are per-person based on double occupancy, unless otherwise noted.