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7 DAY GEMS OF ISRAEL PACKAGE

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Day 1: Welcome

Welcome to Israel. You may arrive through the day and rest.
 
Overnight: Jerusalem
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Day 2 - The Holy Week

Welcome to Israel!
Today you will explore the final week prior to Jesus’ crucifixion. You will begin at the Mount of Olives. Despairing of corruption in Jerusalem, Jesus instead camped out on the mount, then just outside the city.
You will see where Jesus wept over the wickedness of the people, where he taught the Lord’s prayer, where he was betrayed and arrested, where he ascended to heaven 40 days after the Resurrection, and where his mother Mary is buried.
Entering the walls of the Old City, you will continue to the site of the trial by Pontius Pilate, and see the stations of the cross leading to the church of the Holy Sepulcher where Jesus was crucified, buried, and from which he arose.

 

Overnight: Jerusalem
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Day 3 - Bringing the Bible to Life

This morning you will tour the Jewish quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem. You will see the Tower of David, the Arab markets, the tomb of King David, the broad wall built by King Hezekiah as described by the prophet Isaiah, the room of the Last Supper, the Roman marketplace and the Western Wall.
Exiting the Old City, you will continue to the City of David, where you will see the earliest Jewish settlement site in Jerusalem. Your tour will include what many scholars believe to be the remnants of David’s palace, the water tunnel of King Hezekiah, and a street connecting you to the main thoroughfare of Jerusalem at the time of Christ.
 
Overnight: Jerusalem
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Day 4 - Masada and Dead Sea

This morning you will travel south into the Judea desert. You will pass the site of the Good Samaritan, Jericho where Satan tempted Christ, Qumran, where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found, and Sodom, destroyed by God because of its wickedness. Your first stop will be Masada, the cliff top fortress of Herod the Great, the king who sought to murder all male babies to prevent prevent Jesus’ salvation.
Ascending Masada you will view the magnificent suspended palace, the Roman bathhouses, the Jewish ritual baths, the enormous storage rooms, the ancient synagogue, the UNESCO listed Roman military siege system, and the destroyed walls. You will also hear the tale of the heroes who chose death over forced idolatry.
Departing Masada you will continue to the Dead Sea, where you will enjoy the unique sensation of floating on water. In the evening, you will return to Jerusalem.
 
Overnight: Jerusalem
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Day 5 - Little town of Bethlehem

This morning you will travel to Bethlehem, birthplace of Jesus. You will see the shepherds’ field, and Manger Square, before visiting the Church of the Nativity to see the grotto in which Jesus was born.
In the afternoon you will return to Jerusalem to visit the Israel museum to see the Dead Sea Scrolls and a large scale model of Jerusalem from Jesus’ time.
 
Overnight: Jerusalem
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Day 6 - Galilee, Home of Christ

Today you will travel north to Nazareth, hometown of Jesus. You will see the Bascilica of the Annucation where the angel Gabriel informed Mary of her forthcoming pregnancy, and the site tradition associates with Joseph’s workshop.
Leaving Nazareth you will cross the Galilee, seeing Kfar Kana where Jesus turned water into wine, before arriving at Capernaum, where Jesus is believed to have based his ministry, and where Peter lived. You will see the ancient synagogue and get up close to touch the water on which Jesus walked. Afterwards, you will visit the site of the miracle of the fishes and the loaves, and the site of the sermon on the mount
You will visit the baptism site on your way to Tel Aviv, where you will spend the night.
 
Overnight: Tel Aviv
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Day 7 - Tel Aviv

This morning you will explore Israel’s cultural capital. You will see Jaffa, where Simon the Tanner lived and from which Jonah tried to flee God. You will also visit the church where Peter had one of his most significant visions.
In the afternoon you will explore the modern foundations of Tel Aviv.
Your tour ends this evening.
HOTEL LIST
We work with the following hotels:

3* – Montifiore Hotel, Ibis Jerusalem City Center, Jerusalem Tower Hotel, Shani Hotel

4* – Grand Court, Prima Park Hotel, Ramada Hotel, Jerusalem Gardens Hotel & Spa, Caesar Premier Hotel, Eldan Hotel

5* – Leonardo Botique, Harmony Hotel, American Colony, Dan Hotel, Herbet Samuel Hotel

5* plus – Mamilla Hotel, David Intercontinetal Hotel, King David Hotel
COSTS
3 star hotels

 

2 passengers sharing a double room – $3206 per person

 

4 passengers sharing double rooms $2075 per person

 

6 Passengers – $1580

 

8+ passengers – please contact us for custom quote

 

4 star hotels
 
2 passengers sharing a double room – $3406 per person

 

4 passengers sharing double rooms – $2275 per person

 

6 Passengers double rooms – $1780

 

8+ passengers – please contact us for custom quote

 

5 star hotels
 
2 passengers sharing a double room – $3806 per person

 

4 passengers sharing double rooms – $2675 per person

 

6 Passengers in double rooms – $2180

 

8+ passengers – please contact us for custom quote

 

* A supplement may apply on Jewish holidays. If relevant, we will advise at the time of booking
TOUR TYPES
If you select a private tour, you will have a private guide and transport throughout your program. It is our luxury touring option.

A semi private tour aims to give you a taste of private touring without breaking your budget. Semi private passengers will have a private guide and transport in Jerusaljem and in Tel Aviv, and will join group tours of no more than 19 passengers at Masada and in the Galilee. In Bethlehem you will join a group tour to Bethlehem on day 5.

Group tours are limited to 16 passengers and depart every Sunday. They can be booked up to one week prior to departure
INCLUSION
Semi Private Tour

  • private tour guide on days 1 and 2
  • small group tour (maximum 19 passengers) on days 3 and 4
  • group tour to Bethlehem on day 5
  • all site entry
  • all ground transport
  • all gratuties
  • breakfast daily
  • hotel of the chosen class

Private Tour

  • private tour guide daily
  • all site entry
  • all ground transport
  • all gatuities
  • breakfast daily
  • hotel of the chosen class