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Package 370 - 10 Day Israel Jewish Heritage Tour
10 Day Israel Jewish Heritage Tour
Focused on Israel's Jewish Sites
Includes Sabbath Days

Package #370


Aerial view of the Old City<br> and harbor
Aerial view of the Old City
and harbor


Haifa
Haifa


Jerusalem- View of the Old City <br>Church of the Holy Sepulcher
Jerusalem- View of the Old City
Church of the Holy Sepulcher

PACKAGE INCLUSIONS
  • 9-night accommodation in 4-star hotels
    (2 nights Tel Aviv, 2 nights Kibbutz, 6 nights Jerusalem)
  • Breakfast daily
  • 2 dinners
  • Airport transfers
  • Extensive sightseeing in Tel Aviv, Caesarea, Haifa, Acre, Rosh Hanikra, Safed, Golan Heights, Upper Galilee, Beit Shean, Beit Alpha, Gan Hashlosha, Jerusalem, Qumran, Massada, and Dead Sea.
  • 2 Sabbath days
  • HOTELS USED

    Tel Aviv, Israel
    Prima Tel Aviv Hotel

    Haifa, Israel
    Kibbutz Lavi Hotel

    Jerusalem, Israel
    Prima Royale Hotel

    NOT INCLUDED

    Airfare: International or Domestic unless otherwise indicated.
    We can offer airfare from the airport closest to you. Ask your Destination Specialist.

    OPTIONS FOR YOUR TRIP

    ITINERARY
    This is an Escorted Tour.
    DAY 01: FRI - Ben Gurion Airport / Tel Aviv
    Arrival at Ben Gurion Airport, where you will be met by our representative and transferred to your hotel. Overnight in Tel Aviv.

    DAY 02: SAT - Tel Aviv
    The day is at leisure for Sabbath and personal exploration. Overnight in Tel Aviv. (B)

    DAY 03: SUN - Caesarea / Haifa / Acre / Rosh Hanikra
    Drive north to Caesarea, once the Roman capital of the region. See the excavations of the crusaders' city, the aqueduct and the amphitheatre which has been restored as a concert venue. Proceed to Haifa for a panoramic view from Mt. Carmel and visit “AF AL PI CHEN”, the naval museum of the illegal immigration to Israel at the time of the British mandate. Drive to Acre; walk along the old harbour and local market; Continue to the northernmost point of Israel at Rosh Hanikra. Descend by cable into the limestone Grottoes. Overnight in Kibbutz Lavi. (B/D)

    DAY 04: MON - Safed / Golan Heights / Upper Galilee
    Drive to Safed, center of Kaballa movement; Visit the JOSEPH CARO and the HA’ ARI synagogues, the most important synagogues in the city; stroll around the the Artist’s quarter. Enjoy a Jeep tour to the foots of the Golan. Continue to the Golan heights; Stop at an observation point over the city of Kuneitra, and the Syrian territory. Stop at Tel Facher, a former syrian army camp; Visit the Banias springs. Next, a visit to Tel-Hai; See the “Roaring Lion” monument and learn about the heroic battle of Josef Trumpeldor and his comrades in 1920. Overnight at a kibbutz guesthouse. Meet with a Kibbutz member and learn about their unique lifestyle. Overnight in Kibbutz Lavi. (B/D)

    DAY 05: TUE - Beit Shean / Beit Alpha / Gan Hashlosha
    Drive to Tiberias to visit Rambam’s grave; Proceed to Beit Shean, also called "Scythopolis", the biggest archeological park in Israel with beautiful excavations from Roman and Byzantine periods. Stop at Beit Alpha to see the beautiful mosaic floor of a synagogue from the Byzantine period. Onto Gan Hashlosha, (Sachne) where you will have an opportunity to enjoy in the water springs located at the foots of the Gilboa mountain, the famous mountain on which King Saul was killed in the battle against the philistines. Continue via the Jordan valley to Jerusalem; Stop at Mount Scopus for a blessing as you enter the city. Overnight in Jerusalem. (B)

    DAY 06: WED - Jerusalem: The Old City
    Start with a visit of the tomb of King David on Mt. Zion. Walk along the Cardo, the ancient Roman road; Visit the four Sepharadic synagogues restored after 1967 war in the Jewish quarter. Tour the Kotel Tunnels; Visit Davidson center and walk through the Roman Cardo, to the local Arab bazaar. Walk through Jaffa gate to David’s Tower museum and see the ancient remains of the city beginning with the first Temple period. Overnight in Jerusalem. (B)

    DAY 07: THU - Jerusalem: New City
    Enjoy seeing the Bar-Mitzvah ceremonies at the kotel. Continue to Mea Shearim and learn about the unique lifestyle of the ultra orthodox communities. Drive to mount Hertzel, the military cemetery and Yad Vashem, the memorial to the Holocaust. Visit the ammunition hill, a former Jordanian army stronghold, conquered by the Israeli army in the Six Day War , and converted into a national memorial site and museum. Drive by the Knesset, Israel’s parliament and see the Menorah with the biblical emblems. Next visit the Israel Museum, the Shrine of the book where the Dead sea scrolls are housed, and the new holyland model – a miniature replica of Jerusalem as it was during the second temple period. Overnight in Jerusalem. (B)

    DAY 08: FRI - Qumran / Massada / Dead Sea
    Drive through the Judean desert to the Dead sea. Stop at Qumeran, the site where the Dead Sea scrolls were found. Continue to Massada, ascend by cable car and tour the ancient fortress; visit the remains of the walls, palaces, synagogue, the bathhouses etc. Descend by cable car. Next stop for lunch and Spa facilities in one of the leading hotels in the area. Overnight in Jerusalem. (B)

    DAY 09: SAT - Jerusalem
    The day is at leisure for Sabbath and personal exploration. Overnight in Jerusalem. (B)

    DAY 10: SUN - Departure
    Transfer to Ben Gurion Airport for departure. (B)
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