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  • Jewish Heritage Tour to Israel, 9 nights

  • This 9 night Jewish Heritage Tour to Israel is a perfect first-time introduction to the land of Israel and the culture of this ancient land. There is no better way to learn about our homeland than to connect with your roots and to actually visit historic landmarks.

Jewish Heritage Tour to Israel, 9 nights
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CLASSIC TOUR
FRIDAY ARRIVAL 9 NIGHTS
(the tour will be operated with a max of 34 participants)

Friday
Ben Gurion Airport / Tel Aviv
Arrival at Ben Gurion Airport, where you will be met by a Diesenhaus Unitours representative and transferred to your hotel.
Overnight in Tel Aviv.

Saturday
At leisure
Overnight in Tel Aviv.

Sunday
Caesarea / Megiddo / Druze village / Haifa
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 Bahai Shrine and gardens.
Overnight in a Kibbutz guesthouse.

Monday
Safed / Katzrin / Golan winery
Drive to Safed, the center of Jewish mysticism; Visit the ancient synagogues and the Artists’ colony. Continue to the 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.

Tuesday
Sea of Galilee / Nazareth / Beit Alpha
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 in Jerusalem.

Wednesday
Mt. of Olives / Old City / Bethlehem*
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.

Thursday
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, the 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.

Friday
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 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.

Saturday
At leisure
Overnight in Jerusalem.

Sunday
Jerusalem / Ben Gurion Airport
After breakfast, transfer to Ben Gurion Airport for departure.

* Site under the Palestinian Authority Jurisdiction. Visit subject to situation.
** Visit subject to weather conditions.
*** Program sequence is subject to change without advance notice.
**** Supplement for tours by private car on request

2020 Tour Dates:

Mar 6
Mar 13
Mar 20
Mar 27
Apr 3 10
Apr 17
Apr 24
May 1 8 15
May 22 29
Jun 5 12
Jun 19
Jun 26
Jul 3 10 17 24 31
Aug 7
Aug 14 21
Aug 28
Sep 4
Sep 11 18 25
Oct 2 9
Oct 16 23 30
Nov 6
Nov 13 20 27
Dec 4 11
Dec 18 25

2021 Tour Dates:

Jan 1
Jan 8 15 22 29
Feb 5 12 19
Feb 26

2018-2019 Land Prices

2019-2020 Land Prices

NOTE:
Tours will be operated each Friday on the dates mentioned above.
The tours will be operated with a max of 34 participants.

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