Classic Tour of Israel – Friday Arrival – 9 nights

Special Tour 9 nights
Israel Israel

Rates per person in US$ based on double occupancy

 - Aufgang Travel

NOTE: Tours will be operated on the dates mentioned above.


Child sharing room with parents, Bed and Breakfast basis

Departure Dates Plan A Plan C  Plan D Plan E
under 12 years under 12 years under 12 years under 12 years
All departures $2,000 $1,450 $1,400 $1,550

The above rates include the following services:
– Sharing transfer on arrival and departure (from/to Ben Gurion Airport)
– Assistance at the airport upon arrival
– 9 nights accommodation on BED & BREAKFAST basis except for Kibbutz Lavi on HALF BOARD BASIS (Breakfast Dinner) based on double occupancy
– 6 touring days as per itinerary, with English speaking guide
– Dinner in Jerusalem on Thursday day 7 followed by a Sound and Light show at David Citadel
– Lunch at a Druze village on Sunday day 3
– Entrance fees to the sites visited as per itinerary
– The hotels appearing in the table might be replaced with similar ones.

The above rates do not include:
Please contact us for current rates and dates.

Friday – Day 1 – Ben Gurion Airport / Tel Aviv

Arrival at Ben Gurion Airport, where you will be met by a representative and transferred to your hotel.

Overnight in Tel Aviv.


Saturday – Day 2 – Tel Aviv
At leisure

Overnight in Tel Aviv. B


 Sunday – Day 3 – Caesarea / Megiddo / Druze village / Haifa / Galilee

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 amphitheater 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 Baha’i Shrine and gardens. Proceed to the Galilee.

Overnight in a Kibbutz guesthouse. B/L/D


Monday – Day 4 – Galilee / Safed / Katzrin / Golan winery / Galilee

Drive to Safed, the center of Jewish mysticism. Visit the ancient synagogues and the Artists’ colony. Continue to the strategic Golan Heights to see the former Syrian bunkers, Quneitra and the new Israeli town of Katzrin. Stop at the Golan 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. B/D


Tuesday – Day 5 – Sea of Galilee / Nazareth / Beit Alpha / Jerusalem

Start the day with a visit to Nazareth. Visit the Church of Annunciation and continue to Tiberias. Visit Capernaum to see the ruins of the synagogue and octagonal Church of St. Peter. Stop at the Mount of Beatitudes, where Jesus delivered the Sermon on the Mount. Drive to Beit She’an and end on to Beit Alpha to see the remains of the mosaic floor of an ancient synagogue depicting the zodiac. Afetrwards continue to Jerusalem.

Overnight in Jerusalem. B


 Wednesday – Day 6 – Mt. of Olives / Old City / Bethlehem*

Start the day with a magnificent panoramic view from the Mount of Olives. Drive to the Old City and 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* to view Rachel’s Tomb and proceed to visit the Church of Nativity and Manger’s Square.

Overnight in Jerusalem. B


 Thursday – Day 7 – Israel museum / Knesset / Mt. Herzl / Yad Vashem

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, an ultra orthodox neighborhood 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. B/D


 Friday – Day 8 – Qumran / Masada / Dead Sea

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 discovered. Drive along the shores of the Dead Sea to Masada. Ascend by cable car and tour the ancient isolated mountain top fortress of King Herod where the Zealots made their last stand against the Romans before committing mass suicide in 73 AD. Descend by cable car and 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. The cost of treatments is not included.

Overnight in Jerusalem. B


Saturday – Day 9 – Jerusalem

At leisure

Overnight in Jerusalem. B


 Sunday – Day 10 – Jerusalem / Ben Gurion Airport

After breakfast transfer to Ben Gurion Airport for departure. B


*  Site under the Palestinian Authority Jurisdiction. Visit subject to the current situation.

** Visit subject to weather conditions.

*** Program sequence is subject to change without advance notice.

B = Breakfast   L = Lunch   D = Dinner

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