Destination

Destination

Israel

Duration

8 Days

Price

On Request

Step into a land of fertile fields, lush valleys, ancient monuments, rich history and deep spirituality on this private Travelous tour highlighting Israel. For thousands of years, it has been revered as the holy land and even today, it gracefully upholds its reputation. As you wind through the coastal road on your way to beautiful Nazareth, stroll through the cobblestone streets, marveling at the myriad of religious sites, including the Church of the Annunciation and St. Joseph. From the Sea of Galilee to the foot of the Golan Heights, relive biblical moments. Float in the salty waters of the Dead Sea. Enter Old City Jerusalem by the Wailing Wall and walk along the Via Dolorosa to the church of the Holy Sepulcher. Float in the salty waters of the Dead Sea before crossing through the Negev desert and on to the Red Sea. Drive to the mysterious city of Petra, built into rock facades, and take the candlelit path to the Treasury. Come face to face with thriving local traditions and world religions - This tour will change your life.

Days Activities Accommodations
Day 1
Tel Aviv - Jerusalem
  • Airport Assistance (Silver)
  • Airport Transfer to Jerusalem (Arrival)
Harmony Hotel - Standard Room
Bed and Breakfast
Day 2
Jerusalem
  • Old City Tour
  • Private Vehicle/Guide Overnight
Harmony - Standard Room
Bed and Breakfast
Day 3
Jerusalem
  • Nazareth & Galilee Tour
  • Private Vehicle/Guide Overnight
Harmony - Standard Room
Bed and Breakfast
Day 4
Jerusalem
  • Masada & Dead Sea
  • Private Vehicle/Guide Overnight
Harmony - Standard Room
Bed and Breakfast
Day 5
Tel Aviv - Eilat
  • Airport Transfer (Depart)
  • Flight: Tel Aviv-Eilat (45 mins)
  • Airport Transfer (Arrival)
  • Day at Leisure
Dan Panorama Eilat - Standard Room
Bed and Breakfast
Day 6
Eilat
  • Petra Day Tour
Dan Panorama Eilat - Standard Room
Bed and Breakfast
Day 7
Eilat - Tel Aviv
  • Airport Transfer (Depart)
  • Flight: Eilat-Tel Aviv (45 mins)
  • Airport Transfer (Arrival)
Savoy - Standard Room
Bed and Breakfast
Day 8
Tel Aviv
  • Airport Transfer (Depart)

Day 1
Tel Aviv - Jerusalem

Welcome to Israel! Upon arrival at Ben Gurion International Airport, you will be met by an airport representative and greeted with your name on a sign upon disembarking from the plane and provide shuttle transfer to passport control. After helping with luggage retrieval, you will be escorted to passenger pick up area to meet your Travelous hosts.

Welcome to Israel! A Travelous representative awaits your arrival holding a sign with your name on it. Transfer in private vehicle with full assistance to your Jerusalem hotel for overnight.

Harmony Hotel - Standard Room

Day 2
Jerusalem

Your day begins with the ascension to the Mt. of Olives for a panoramic view of Jerusalem: Overlooking the Old City, the Mount is covered partly in olive trees, cemeteries and churches - commemorating the Christian events of Jesus. Descend via Palm Sunday Way to visit the Garden of Gethsemane. Enter the Garden of Gethsemane, with its ancient olive trees believed to date back to the times of Christ. We will then reach the gates of the old city and walk the Via Dolorosa (the path Jesus walked, carrying the cross, on his way to crucifixion) and ending at the Church of Holy Sepulchre.

The tour continues in the afternoon with the holiest place in Judaism today, the Western Wall - "Kotel". It is here that we begin to descend through the many layers of Jerusalem's past at the time of the Temple through the Western Wall Tunnels*. Inside, a most interesting model shows the different dwelling periods and history of the inhabitants of Jerusalem. Stand on the site believed to be the nearest spot to the "Holy of Holies".

On to the Garden Tomb, an ancient Jewish sepulchre which matches the New Testament description of the tomb in which Jesus was buried. Protestants sanctify this location as the burial place of Jesus.

Harmony Hotel - Standard Room

Day 3
Jerusalem

Drive to Nazareth, the boyhood home of Jesus Mary and Joseph. Visit the Church of the Annunciation and Capernaum; a where a second century synagogue was discovered which threw light on the life of the community of that era. According to the Christian tradition, Jesus served here as a local rabbi and performed miracles. Continue to Mount Beatitudes; North of the Sea of Galilee, atop the Beatitudes Mount, lies a beautiful church where you can enjoy a magnificent view of the northern part of Sea of Galilee and including Tabgha and Capernaum. Next it is off to Tabgha to the Church of the Multiplication, the traditional site of the miracle and the third resurrection appearance of Jesus.

Harmony Hotel - Standard Room

Day 4
Jerusalem

Drive via the Judean Desert to the Dead Sea area. Visit Masada, the fortress of King Herod and the last stronghold of the Zealots. Continue along the shores of the Dead Sea (the lowest point on earth) to Ein Gedi Spa to enjoy its therapeutic qualities as the rich mineral hot springs, the therapeutic mud and to enjoy the unique experience of floating on the rich mineral water of the Dead Sea.

Harmony Hotel - Standard Room

Day 5
Tel Aviv - Eilat

Transfer in private vehicle with full assistance to Tel Aviv Airport for your flight.

Flight from Tel Aviv to Eilat. Duration is 1 hour.

Welcome to Eilat. Transfer in private vehicle from the airport to your hotel.

Enjoy your free day in Eilat. Feel free to bask in the sun, go shopping or opt for the more adventurous side to explore the Red Sea with some water activities like sailing, snorkeling or scuba diving.

Dan Panorama Eilat - Standard Room

Day 6
Eilat

Transfer in private vehicle with English speaking driver and guide to the Jordanian border and embark on your excursion to the world-famous Petra ruins where we'll walk through the narrow canyon and see its great monuments such as the treasury, Roman Theater, and Royal Tombs.

The wonder of Petra is without a doubt, Jordan's most valuable treasure and greatest tourist attraction. It is a vast, unique city, carved into the sheer rock face by the Nabateans; an industrious Arab people who settled here more than 2000 years ago. It was turned into an important junction for the silk, spice and other trade routes that linked China, India and southern Arabia with Egypt, Syria, Greece and Rome.

This full day tour includes roundtrip transfer from your hotel in Eilat, Israel.

Dan Panorama Eilat - Standard Room

Day 7
Eilat - Tel Aviv

Transfer in private vehicle from the airport to your hotel.

Flight from Eilat to Tel Aviv. Duration is 1 hour.

Transfer in private vehicle with full assistance from the Airport to your hotel.

The Savoy Hotel - Standard Room

 

Day 8
Tel Aviv

Unfortunately, we say goodbye to you today. Transfer in private vehicle with full assistance to Tel Aviv Airport for your flight home. Keep the memories alive and we hope to see you in Israel again soon. Stay Travelous!

There are so many reasons to be intrigued by Israel. For some, it"s the sun drenched climate resting on the shores of the Mediterranean. For others, it's a modern metropolis commonly referred to as the White City. To the world, it's a destination rich in historical and religious significance. A Holy Land where three of the largest religions on earth (Christianity, Islam and Judaism) come together in a Geographical area known throughout time by one name: Jerusalem. From the Dead Sea, down to the Red Sea and back up to the Mediterranean, the allure of Israel is calling.

Harmony Hotel

The sleek, modern decor of the Harmony Hotel, Jerusalem, highlighted by its white, gray, and black color scheme, helps create a tranquil atmosphere in the busiest part of the city. In addition to the rich Israeli hotel breakfast served in its serene, sun-filled lobby, the Harmony Hotel hosts a complimentary happy hour each evening in its business lounge, which has been designed as a traditional English pub. The 50 comfortable and stylish guestrooms overlook the roofs and alleys of this historic neighborhood. The hotel combines modern eclectic design with elements that convey the essence of the city's character, from stunning photographs to video art created by local artists.

These rooms have a well carpeted floor, a double bed or two separate beds, desk, lamp, TV, cupboard, safe, refrigerator, electric kettle, coffee/tea, phone, night stand, bathroom, hairdryer, and wireless Internet connection.

Dan Panorama Eilat

The Dan Panorama Eilat Hotel is located overlooking a tranquil lagoon where sailboats anchor. A short stroll takes you to Eilat's famous North Beach where you can perfect your tan, swim in the clear cool Red Sea, scuba dive, sail or indulge in any other water sport that takes your fancy. In addition to superb cuisine, enjoy the outdoor swimming pool, service to satisfy your every whim, and the ongoing fun of a talented entertainment team.

The beautifully appointed Standard rooms have all been tastefully designed in contemporary style, with maximum comfort in mind. The rooms are spacious with a private balcony.

The Savoy Hotel

The Savoy is a boutique hotel located perfectly in the midst of sunshine and deep blue skies. It offers the highest level of service and personal attention in an intimate atmosphere. It is perfect for those who wish to be pampered in peace and luxury.

Standard rooms consist of one large soft and comfortable bed. Facilities include a mini bar, coffee maker, laptop, LCD TV and free Wi-Fi for hassle free internet usage.

Terms and Conditions

What's Included:

  • Accommodation, Activities, Transfers, Meals, and Fees as indicated on your itinerary. Local and international traveler assistance during your tour. Specialised and personalised services.

What's not Included:

  • Airfare to/from the Tour start point, including domestic or inter-country connecting flights, unless otherwise stated in itinerary.
  • tips and gratuities
  • items of a personal nature such as incidentals, excess baggage charges
  • airport taxes/entrance fees, port charges, foreign government departure taxes
  • Visas (unless otherwise indicated), Inspection, Customs, Immigration and Naturalization fees Additional fuel surcharges on cruises
  • Travel Insurance including Medical, Lost Baggage and Trip cancellation
  • Optional activities (golf, watersports, etc.)
  • any other activities or items not explicitly advertised as included in the price of a Tour

 

Reservations/Booking and Deposits:  To book a Tour, each Traveler (or leader of a Group of Travelers) must submit:

 

A.     A completed booking form signed electronically by the main Traveler. By submitting the booking form on the payments page, the traveler accepts our full Terms and Conditions.  

B.     A deposit of 30% of the Tour price (minimum $250 per person), is due immediately upon booking.

C.     The full balance of the trip cost is due ninety days (90) before the trip departure date.

D.      If you book your trip with us ninety days (90 days) or less before the departure date, the full cost of the trip is due at that time.

E.      In the instance payment is made by certified check or wire transfer, reservations will only commence once the check is cleared.

F.      Availability of Services and Accommodations cannot be guaranteed until a Tour is booked.  We will exercise our best efforts to book the Services and Accommodations described in the Tour Itinerary, however, in busy seasons and with client bookings made within 90 days of Tour date, we may be forced to offer substitutes.  In this instance we will notify you as soon as possible and try to substitute comparable Services and Accommodations based on availability.

G.     Ticketing & credit card processing for international transport and other select domestic airfare pertaining to a specific country is done by a 3rd party and not included in your total land package price unless otherwise stated.

H.     Cancellations of confirmed bookings 90 days or more prior to departure will receive full refund minus a $250 (per person) administrative fee and any non-refundable paid fees (e.g. non-refundable airfare, cruise or hotel deposits). 60-89 days will be subject to loss of 30% of program price. 30-59 days will be subject to loss of 50% of program price. 29 days or less will be subject to loss of 100% of program price.

       *NOTE: Certain destinations require a 30% non-refundable deposit at the time of booking and therefore, would supersede our standard cancellation policy prior to 90 days in this instance.

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