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  • 15 Days
  • Cities Visited

    Tel Aviv, Beit Guvrin, Rehovot, Jaffa, Caesarea, Megiddo, Daliyat al-Karmel, Haifa, Galilee, Safed, Katzrin, Golan Heights, Nazareth, Beit Alfa, Tiberias, Capernaum, Jerusalem, Mount of Olives, Bethlehem, Mount Hertzl, Yad Vashem, Qumran, Masada, Dead Sea, Timna, Eilat, Sde Boker, Hatzerim

    Group Size:
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    Age Range:
    5 to 99
    Languages: English
    Type: Guided Group Tours

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Tour at a Glance

Tour at a Glance

Journey through Israel and Eilat on this 15 day escorted tour

  • Stroll around the ancient fortified city of Jaffa
  • Visit Jerusalem, City of Gold, and see the world famous religious and historic landmarks
  • Discover the abundant countryside of the Galilee, home to the Sea of Galilee
  • Drive through the farmlands and vineyards of the Golan Heights
  • Visit Masada, the symbol of the ancient kingdom of Israel
  • Float in the Dead Sea, the lowest point on Earth
  • Explore Eilat, the most southern point of Israel
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  • Map is an indication of destinations visited and may not depict the exact route taken.

Itinerary

Upon arrival at Ben Gurion airport (Tel Aviv) you will be met by our representative and transferred to your hotel. Overnight Tel Aviv.

Drive to Latrun to visit the Armored Corps Museum and memorial, also considered as one of the most diverse tank museums in the world. Continue to Beit Guvrin National Park, declared by UNESCO as a world heritage site; explore parts of the archaeological remains and unique caves. Proceed to Ayalon Institute, once a secret underground ammunition factory established by the “Haganah,” who were the Jewish underground movement before May 1948. Continue to Weizmann House in Rehovot built in 1936, the private home and later the formal residence of Dr. Chaim Weizmann, the first president of the state of Israel and founder of the Weizmann Institute of Science. Visit the house with its impressive structure and fascinating gardens, which now form part of the Weizmann Institute of Science. Learn the story of Dr. Chaim Weizmann, an outstanding scientist and head of the Zionist movement for over 30 years. Overnight Tel Aviv.

Meals Included:
Breakfast

Visit Beit Hatfutsot, the Diaspora museum; drive around the main streets of Tel Aviv, the center of business and entertainment in Israel. Also known as the “White City,” Tel Aviv was declared as a UNESCO world heritage site for its collection of over 4,000 Bauhaus style buildings.  Stop at Rabin Square, the site of assassination of Prime Minister Itzhak Rabin in 1995. Continue to Old Jaffa, one of the oldest port cities in the world; visit the ancient ruins and walk along the Artist’s Quarter. Visit Neve Tzedek, the first neighborhood of Tel Aviv built in 1887, followed by Nachalat Binyamin, the pedestrian mall of the city where you can enjoy live street music, arts, crafts and handmade jewelry. Overnight Tel Aviv.

Meals Included:
Breakfast

After breakfast, enjoy a day at leisure to explore Tel Aviv. Overnight in Tel Aviv.

Meals Included:
Breakfast

Drive along the coastal plain to Caesarea, once the Roman capital of the region; see the excavations of the Crusader-era city, the Roman port, aqueduct and the amphitheatre that has been restored to its former glory as a concert venue. Proceed to Megiddo, identified as the site of Armageddon; visit the archaeological excavations including the well-preserved water supply system. Continue to Daliat el-Carmel, a Druze village and enjoy a late lunch at a local restaurant. Proceed via Mount Carmel to Haifa for a panoramic view of the Haifa bay and the Golden domed Bahai Shrine and gardens. Dinner & overnight in a Kibbutz guesthouse in Galilee.

Meals Included:
Breakfast, Lunch

Drive to Safed, the center of Jewish mysticism; visit the ancient synagogues and the Artist Quarter. Continue to the Golan Heights to see the former Syrian bunkers, Quneitra and the new Israeli town of Katzrin. Stop at Golan Heights Winery for a tour and wine tasting; proceed to “Golan Magic” for a multimedia presentation of the area and its history. Overnight in a Kibbutz guesthouse in Galilee.

Meals Included:
Breakfast, Dinner

Start the day with a visit to Nazareth; visit the Church of Annunciation; continue to Tiberias; visit Capernaum to see the ruins of the synagogue and octagonal Church of St. Peter; visit Mount of Beatitudes where Jesus delivered the Sermon on the Mount. Drive via Beit Shean to Beit Alpha to see the remains of the mosaic floor of an ancient synagogue depicting the zodiac. Overnight Jerusalem.

Meals Included:
Breakfast

Start the day with a magnificent panoramic view from Mount of Olives. Drive to the Old City; visit the Tomb of King David and the Room of Last Supper on Mt. Zion. Enter the walled city and walk through the newly restored Jewish quarter. Visit the Roman Cardo, the Herodian quarter and continue to the Western Wall. Walk along the Via Dolorosa to the Church of Holy Sepulchre. Continue to Bethlehem*; view Rachel’s Tomb and proceed to visit the Church of Nativity and Manger’s Square. Overnight in Jerusalem.

*Site under the Palestinian Authority Jurisdiction, subject to security conditions on day of visit.

Meals Included:
Breakfast

Drive to the Israel Museum;  visit the Shrine of the Book, where the Dead Sea scrolls are housed, and the miniature model of Jerusalem as it was during the Second Temple period; Proceed for a tour at the Knesset, Israel’s parliament. Continue to visit Mount Herzl cemetery and Yad Vashem, Israel’s official memorial to the Holocaust. Drive through Mea Shearim, the ultra orthodox neighbourhood in Jerusalem and learn about their unique lifestyle. In the evening enjoy a middle eastern dinner followed by the spectacular “Sound & Light” show at the Tower of David Museum. Overnight in Jerusalem.

Meals Included:
Breakfast, Dinner

Drive through the Judaean Desert to the Dead Sea, the lowest point on earth, almost 1300 feet (400 meters) below sea level. Stop at Qumran to visit the site where the Dead Sea scrolls were found. Drive along the shores of the Dead Sea to Masada. Ascend by cable car and tour the ancient fortress where the Zealots made their last stand against the Romans before committing mass suicide in 73 AD. Descend by cable car. Continue to the Dead Sea; cover yourself with the mineral rich mud and experience a swim in the Dead Sea** that many believe offers therapeutic effects. Overnight in Jerusalem.

** Visit is subject to weather conditions.

Meals Included:
Breakfast

Day at leisure. Overnight in Jerusalem.

Meals Included:
Breakfast

Travel south through the Negev desert. Stop at Timna, a large geological and archaeological park; marvel at the multi coloured rock formations and copper mines; view the outstanding Solomon’s pillars. Continue to Eilat, the southernmost resort city on the shores of the Red Sea; visit the Underwater Observatory marine park, built into a coral reef and enjoy the opportunity for a close up look at the rich life of the Gulf of Eilat. Overnight in Eilat.

Meals Included:
Breakfast, Dinner

After assistance with border formalities, drive straight to Petra, the astonishing rose-red city built by the Nabataeans (an early Arab tribe). Petra is renowned for its massive architecture, pools, dams and water channels. The visit begins with the possibility of a short horseback ride for about 700m, until the entrance of the Siq, which is about 1.2 km long (walking distance). Petra is famous for its huge monuments such as the treasury, royal tombs, the court, Roman theatre, Roman street, Qasr al-Bint (Palace of Pharaoh’s daughter), and many other smaller fascinating monuments. The city itself is almost 45km² and is considered to be the second wonder of the world. After the visit, it’s time for lunch in a nearby restaurant. After lunch, drive back to border. On the way, a short visit to Aqaba with the possibility to stop and take a walk around. Transfer to the border at around 18:00 and cross back to Eilat. Overnight in Eilat.

Note: for the tour to Petra, a visa is required in advance.

*Additional charges apply for day tour to Petra. 

Meals Included:
Breakfast, Dinner

Depart Eilat via Mitzpe Ramon; stop to gaze at the Ramon crater, a geological wonder; proceed to Sde Boker and see Ben Gurion’s hut and grave, which overlooks the magnificent Zin Valley. Stop for a camel ride and visit an authentic Bedouin tent; learn about the Bedouin hospitality and enjoy a light lunch. Continue to Hatzerim and visit Israel’s Airforce Museum to view the planes and equipment and to hear the story of this brave fighting force. Overnight in Tel-Aviv.

Meals Included:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After Breakfast, transfer to Ben Gurion Airport for departure.

Meals Included:
Breakfast

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What’s included?

Accommodation in 3*, 4* or 5* hotels

Touring with licenced English-speaking guide

Tours as per itinerary

14 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches, 5 Dinners

Transportation by air conditioned vehicle

Optional tour to Petra from Eilat on day 13 (Jordanian visa required in advance)

Entrance fees and local taxes

Border tax and entry visa in Israel and Jordan

Passport or visa fees

Any beverages or food not listed in itinerary

Baggage and personal insurance of any kind

Hotel taxes, service charges and tips for baggage handling

Any items of a personal nature

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Hotel List (or similar)

Prima City Hotel Tel Aviv
Mapu St 9, Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
Tel: +972 3-524-6253
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Kibbutz Lavi Hotel
Lavi, 1526700, Israel
Tel: +972 4-679-9450
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Kibbutz Lavi Hotel
Prima Kings Jerusalem
King George St 60, Jerusalem, 9426224, Israel
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Prima Kings Jerusalem
Prima Music Hotel Eilat
Almog beach, Izmargad St, Eilat, 8806459, Israel
Tel: +972 8-638-8555
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Prima Music Hotel Eilat
Dan Panorama Tel Aviv
Kaufmann St 10, Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
Tel: +972 3-519-0190
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Kibbutz Lavi Hotel
Lavi, 1526700, Israel
Tel: +972 4-679-9450
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Dan Panorama Jerusalem
Keren HaYesod St 39, Jerusalem, Israel
Tel: +972 2-569-5695
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Dan Panorama Eilat Hotel
Beach Area, Hotels Zone , North, Eilat, 88000, Israel
Tel: +972 8-638-9999
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Renaissance Tel Aviv Hotel
HaYarkon St 121, Tel Aviv-Yafo, 63453, Israel
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Kibbutz Lavi Hotel
Lavi, 1526700, Israel
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Orient Jerusalem
Emek Refa'im St 3, Jerusalem, Israel
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Dan Eilat Hotel
Eilat, 88101, Israel
Tel: +972 8-636-2222
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Dan Tel Aviv Hotel
HaYarkon St 99, Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
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Lavi, 1526700, Israel
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King David St 23, Jerusalem, Israel
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Eilat, 88101, Israel
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Important things to note

Accommodation is subject to change without notice. Every effort is made to avoid hotel changes, but should a mid-tour hotel change become necessary after this list has been printed, contact details of the new hotel will be supplied to you by your Tour Director.

Hotel rooms may not be available for check-in before 2:00 p.m.

Accommodation is on a bed & breakfast basis, except for Kibbutz Lavi on a half board basis.

Tour can be a combination of regular tours, therefore coach changes may be required.

The same people may not be travelling throughout the tour.

Lavi Hotel in Galilee uses the Hadar wing room for Platinum class & the Eden wing room for Standard, Superior & Deluxe class.

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Reviews for Israel Delights with Eilat

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Kelly
This company took such good care of me.

Review for: Heritage of the Holy Land

This company took such good care of me. Helped me every step of the way in a very unsettling time in our world. This is the only company I would book a tour with when I come back. They went above and beyond to make sure I was well taken care of and safe and even went beyond!
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Sandra
I love this company!!

Review for: Land of The Bible

This company took such good care of me. Helped me every step of the way in a very unsettling time in our world. This is the only company I would book a tour with when I come back. They went above and beyond to make sure I was well taken care of and safe and even went beyond!
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Joseph
Across The Jordan River

Review for: Across The Jordan River

We just returned from this tour and we had a great time. Huge fan of our tour guide, Jerry!! He is by far the very best tour guide we have ever had in our many years of traveling. He was funny, very knowledgeable, very aware of needs of our group, and took care of us like we were his family. Highly recommend this tour and Jerry as a guide. The tour was great. Jerry was fantastic and transfers were perfect and on time.

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Israel Delights with Eilat

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(7 Reviews)
From $5,547 AUD
  • 15 Days
  • Cities Visited

    Tel Aviv, Beit Guvrin, Rehovot, Jaffa, Caesarea, Megiddo, Daliyat al-Karmel, Haifa, Galilee, Safed, Katzrin, Golan Heights, Nazareth, Beit Alfa, Tiberias, Capernaum, Jerusalem, Mount of Olives, Bethlehem, Mount Hertzl, Yad Vashem, Qumran, Masada, Dead Sea, Timna, Eilat, Sde Boker, Hatzerim

    Group Size:
    2 to 34
    Age Range:
    5 to 99
    Languages: English
    Travel Style: Guided Group Tours

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