11 Day 9 nights Interfaith Tour

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11 Day 9 nights Interfaith Tour
by
Israel Travel Providers
Phone : 862-252-9186
Fax: 862-252-9203   
info@israeltravelproviders.com 
Tours start Every Sunday of the Year!

 

Friday

Arrival to Ben Gourion airport where you will be met by our representative and transferred to your hotel

Overnight Tel-Aviv

 

Saturday

Day at leisure – overnight Tel-Aviv

 

Sunday

Diaspora Museum / Caesarea / Druze villages

Depart Tel Aviv and drive to the Diaspora Museum for a visit.

Proceed along the coastal plain to Caesarea, capital of Judea under the Romans.  See the excavations of the Crusader city and the Roman port, aqueduct and the amphitheater that has been restored to its former glory as a concert venue.

Continue via the Druze villages to Haifa.

Overnight in Kibbutz.

 

Monday

Haifa / Safed / Golan Heights

The tour of Haifa will begin at the summit of Mount Carmel where you will take in a breathtaking panoramic view of the Haifa Bay and the Bahai gardens .  Proceed to Safed, the center of Jewish mysticism, where you will visit the ancient synagogues and the artists’ colony.

Continue to the Golan Heights to see the former Syrian bunkers, Kuneitra and the new Israeli town of Katzrin.

Overnight in Kibbutz.

 

Tuesday

Sea of Galilee / Nazareth

Start the day with a visit of Tiberias.  Drive to Capernaum to see the ruins of the synagogue and octagonal church of St. Peter and then proceed to Nazareth.  Here you will visit the church of the Annunciation.  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

Jerusalem: The Old City

Visit the tomb of King David and the room of the 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 the Holy Sepulchre, proceed to Mount Scopus and then to the Mount of Olives for a magnificent panoramic view of the Old City.

Continue to Bethlehem*; view Rachel’s  tomb and proceed to visit the Church of  Nativity and manger’s square .

Overnight in Jerusalem.

 

Thursday

Jerusalem: The New City

Drive to the Hadassah Medical Center in Ein Kerem to see the Chagall stained glass windows.  Continue to Yad Vashem, the memorial to the Holocaust and then 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 . View the Knesset, Israel’s Parliament, and the Givat Ram Campus of the Hebrew University.

Overnight in Jerusalem.

 

Friday

Qumeran / Massada / Dead Sea

Drive through the Judean Desert to the Dead Sea, the lowest point on earth, almost 1300 feet (400 meters) below sea level.  Stop at Qumeran to visit the site where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found.  Drive along the shores of the Dead Sea to Massada.  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, time and weather permitting, an opportunity will be provided to float on the Dead Sea.

Overnight in Jerusalem.

 

Saturday

Day at lesisure – overnight  Jerusalem

 

Sunday

Transfer to Ben Gourion airport for departure.

 

* Visit subject to availability

 

The above program can be extended and tailor-made for groups.

 

The tour includes:

2 nights hotel in Tel Aviv, The Modern City
2 nights Kibbutz Lavi Hotel, Northern Israel
5 night’s hotel in the holy city of Jerusalem
9 full touring days, Israeli professional guide/driver.
Air-conditioned touring vehicle,
Full breakfast daily.
2 dinners at the kibbutz (we can add additional dinners),
Tour of the kibbutz’s synagogue furniture Factory.
Entrance fees to all the sights we visit as per itinerary.
Transportation from and to the airport.

Not Included:

Tips to guide, driver and hotel staff (suggested $12 per person/per day – $6 guide, $3 driver, $3 hotel staff)
Travel Insurance (highly recommended – available at additional cost)
Extra meals
Personal expenses
Anything not mentioned as included.
AIR FARE; please call for current airline pricing.
Please feel free to call with any questions after looking over the enclosed information.

The hotels appearing in the table might be replaced with similar ones .

 

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