• THE SEVENTH INTERNATIONAL JERUSALEM WINNER MARATHON 2017

  • Aufgang Travel of Thornhill, Ontario (Toronto) is thrilled to have been appointed the official agency in Canada for the 2017 Jerusalem Marathon. Our services include airfare, transfers, accommodation, pre/post tours and car rentals.
    For seven consecutive years, thousands of runners from all around the globe have travelled to Israel to participate in the Jerusalem Winner Marathon and every year, the number of runners has increased over and over.

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The Seventh International Jerusalem Winner Marathon will take place in Jerusalem on Friday, March 17th, 2017. This challenging event is Israel’s largest marathon and features several different tracks. Roads will be closed as the Marathon Day involves the entire city. From 645 AM until 200 PM thousands of runs will run by historic sights paying homage to the history of Israel’s capital while being cheered on by the residents of the city.

2017 is guaranteed to be an exciting year as Israel hosts the 20th Maccabiah Games and celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Reunification   of Jerusalem.

We look forward to having you join us in making the Seventh International Jerusalem Winner Marathon a huge success.

Aufgang Travel wishes all of the runners success.

Aufgang Travel

PRIVATE TRANSFERS

Ben Gurion to Jerusalem to one of the following 3 hotels, the transfer cost based on a minimum of 2 will be $116.00 US per car, per way

TOURING

SCHEDULED TOURING are operated on a “share a car” basis.Pick up and drop off from your hotel in Jerusalem.  The tours are operated with English speaking guides and are multi-lingual. Some of the tours offer additional guiding in French, German and Spanish.

*Jerusalem of Gold (Old and New) – Cost – US $71.00 PER PERSON

Drive to Mount of Olives for a panoramic view of the city.

Stop at Mount Zion to visit King David’s Tomb, Room of the Last Supper (Cennacle) and the Dormition Abbey. Enter the Old City and walk through the Armenian and Jewish Quarters to the recently excavated and restored Cardo, the Roman Road. See the Jewish Wailing Wall, the Kotel and continue to the Christian Quarter. Walk along the Via Dolorosa and visit the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. Proceed to the New City and visit Yad Vashem, the memorial to the victims of the Holocaust.** On Saturday and Jewish Holidays instead of Yad Vashem drive to Ein Karem, southwest of Jerusalem, traditionally known as the birthplace of John the Baptist. Stroll in the narrow lanes of the picturesque neighborhood stopping by Mary’s Spring and continue to visit the remarkable Church of Saint John the Baptist. Return to the point of departure.

**Modest dress (no shorts or sleeveless shirts and head covering are required when visiting Holy sites).

 

*Masada and the Dead Sea – Cost – $105.00 US per person

Departing Tel Aviv we travel via the Judean Hills to the Dead Sea, the lowest place on earth. Stop for a roadside view of the Qumran Caves (inside visit not included). This is the place where the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered. Visit a Dead Sea cosmetic products shop before driving along the shores of the Dead Sea to Masada and learn about the heroic story of the Jewish Sicari Zealots who chose to commit mass suicide rather than be enslaved by the advancing Romans. Ascend by cable car and touring the isolated mountaintop fortress built by King Herod. Visit the remains of the walls, palace, synagogue, water cisterns, mosaic floors, Roman baths and other findings. Descend by cable car and continue to the Dead Sea where you will enjoy the opportunity to float in the hyper saline waters and cover yourself with the mineral rich mud. Return to point of departure.

**COMFORTABLE WALKING SHOES, HAT, SUN SCREEN. BATHING SUIT AND TOWEL ARE RECOMMENDED.

*Jerusalem and Bethlehem – $104.00 US per person
Drive to the Mount of Olives for a panoramic view of the city. Stop at Mount Zion to visit King David’s Tomb, the Room of the Last Supper (Cennacle) and the Dormition Abbey. Enter the Old City and walk through the Armenian and Jewish Quarter to the recently excavated and restored Cardo, the Roman Road. See the Jewish Wailing Wall, the Kotel and continue to the Christian Quarter. Walk along the Via Dolorosa and visit the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. Continue to Bethlehem where Jesus was born and visit the Church of the Nativity and Manger Square. Before leaving visit Shepherds’ Field. Return to the point of departure.

**Modest dress (no shorts or sleeveless shirts and head covering are required when visiting Holy sites).

***The tour is subject to the Palestinian Authority Regulations

***Palestinian guide meets the tour only after border crossing

***Border crossing may include short unaccompanied walking portion

***Change of vehicle may be required upon entering the Palestinian Authority Territory

***Passports are required

*Half day Jerusalem Cost – $48.00 US per person
Drive to the Mount of Olives for a panoramic view of the city. Stop at Mount Zion to visit King David’s Tomb, the Room of the Last Supper (Cennacle) and the Dormition Abbey. Enter the Old City and walk through the Armenian and Jewish Quarter to the recently excavated and restored Cardo, the Roman Road. See the Jewish Wailing Wall, the Kotel and continue to the Christian Quarter. Walk along the Via Dolorosa and visit the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. The tour ends around 1330 PM in the Old City. Return to the hotel on your own.

**Modest dress (no shorts or sleeveless shirts and head covering are required when visiting Holy sites).

NOTE: A VARIETY OF OTHER SIGHTSEEING TOURS ARE ALSO AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. PRIVATE TOURING CAN ALSO BE ARRANGED.

HOTELS ALL HOTEL RATES QUOTED ARE FOR 2 PARTICIPANTS SHARING       A ROOM FOR 3 NIGHTS

CROWN PLAZA JERUSALEM

The cost of 3 nights, deluxe room including breakfast – $710.00 US
Check in – from 1500 hours/Check out – until 1100 hours

The hotel lies within 2.6 kms. of the Damascus Gate, Western Wall and Knesset (Parliament). The center of Jerusalem is 1 km. away from the venue. Within walking distance of the Marathon, the hotel offers 397 en suite rooms and indulges guests with an indoor/outdoor pool, health club, Jacuzzi and a sauna as well as a gym and fitness center. Guests at the hotel can take advantage of free Wi-Fi.

RAMADA JERUSALEM

The cost of 3 nights, including breakfast – $622.00 US
Check in – from 1500 hours/Check out – until 1100 hours  

The Ramada Jerusalem Hotel is within walking distance of the marathon and is located near the western entrance of Jerusalem. The rooms overlook a breathtaking urban view of the city. The hotel features 2 Kosher restaurants, a modern indoor and outdoor pool, a contemporary newly renovated health club with dry/wet saunas, a gym and massage rooms. The internet center is open 24 hours a day and free Wi-Fi is available for hotel guests.

PRIMA PARK HOTEL JERUSALEM

The cost of 3 nights, standard room including breakfast – $525.00 US
Check in – from 1500 hours/Check out – until 1200 hours  

The hotel offers 217 rooms including standard, superior and mini suites. The standard rooms are 23 sq.m. and includes courtesy tea and coffee making facilities, mini refrigerator and safety deposit box. Free Wi-Fi is available in all of the hotel areas. The hotel offers guests free admission and access to the Hebrew University’s pool and gym which is 7 minutes walking distance from the hotel. The hotel also includes a Synagogue and is Kosher under the supervision of the Jerusalem Rabbinate.

 

TERMS & CONDITIONS

Full prepayment of transfers, hotels and sightseeing is required.

Payment is accepted by Visa, Master Card and Amex.

Participants must be in possession of a passport that is valid for a minimum of 6 months after departure

CANCELLATIONS

All cancellations must be made in writing and will only be considered in effect of the date received.

For cancellations received up to 40 days prior, the package cost is 100% non refundable.  

LAND RATE INCLUDES

*3 night’s accommodation at selected hotel in USD/ per person sharing a double including breakfast and taxes for 2 participants sharing

LAND RATE DOES NOT INCLUDE

*airfare – round trip economy class airfare Canada/Tel Aviv/Canada

*departure taxes, fuel surcharges and airport improvement fees

*insurance

*meals

*transfers on arrival/departure as indicated

*pre/post touring based on scheduled or private touring

*any expenses involved with the Marathon

*gratuities for individual services such as laundry or valet serviced

*tipping to tour guides/drivers/hotel staff

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FOR RESERVATIONS AND INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT

Idit Papular 905-771-7800 Ext. 733 or 1-800-789-7117 ext. 733
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