16 Day 14 nts Classic Grand Interfaith Tour


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16 Day 14 nts Classic Interfaith Tour with Petra

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

Overnight Tel-Aviv.

Independence Hall/Latrun /Ayalon Institute

Start the day with a visit to the Independence hall where the establishment of the state of Israel was declared; Next, drive to Latrun to visit the Armored Corps museum, one of the most diverse tank museums in the world; Visit the new “Mini Israel” miniature park including miniature replicas of the most important landmarks and buildings in Israel. Continue to visit Ayalon Institute, once an ammunition factory for the Hagana, the underground movement before May 1948.
Overnight Tel-Aviv.

Visit the Diaspora museum; Drive around the main streets of Tel Aviv, center of business and entertainment of Israel.  Stop at Rabin’s Square, place of assassination of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin. Continue to Old Jaffa, an 8000-year-old port city; Visit the ancient ruins and walk along the restored artist’s quarter.
Visit Neve Tzedek, the first neighborhood of Tel Aviv, built in 1887 and Nahalat Benyamin, the pedestrian street of the city with its musicians, hand made jewelry and artifacts. Next, stop at Sheinkin, the lively and colorful street especially known with the unique shops, café life and youthful ambiance.
Overnight Tel-Aviv.

Saturday:  at leisure
Overnight Tel-Aviv


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. 


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.


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.


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 Sepulcher, 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.



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.



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.



At leisure

Overnight in Jerusalem.



Beer Sheva/Sde Boker/Mitzpe Ramon/Eilat

Travel south to the Negev desert; Visit Israel’s Air Force Museum at Hatzerim to view the planes and equipment and to hear the story of this brave fighting force. Stop for a camel riding experience and a visit to an authentic Bedouin tent; Learn about the Bedouin hospitality and enjoy a light lunch.

Visit Sde Boker and see Ben Gurion’s hut and grave, overlooking the magnificent Zin valley. Stop at Mitzpeh Ramon to gaze into the Ramon Crater, an otherworldly geological wonder. Arrive to Eilat for overnight.


Free day in Eilat or Day Tour to Petra (optional)

After assistance with visa to the Jordanian border, drive straight away to Petra through desert highways, your ultimate destination is the astonishing rose-red city of Petra which was built by the Nabateans (An early Arab tribe). Petra was renowned for its massive architecture, pools, dams and water channels. Petra is the legacy of the Nabateans who settled in the south of Jordan more than 2000 years ago.

The visit begins with the possibility of a short horseback-riding for about 700 m. until the entrance of the Siq, which is about 1.2 km long (walking distance). There is a possibility to rent a chariot (extra) to get inside Petra and back to the gate outside. Petra is famous for its huge monuments such as the Treasury, Royal Tombs, the Court, Roman theatre, Roman Street, Qassier El- Bint (Palace of Pharaoh’s daughter) and many other smaller monuments which fascinate the visitors. The city itself is almost 45 square km and is considered to be the second wonder of the world. After the visit, time for lunch in a nice 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 P.M and crossing back to Eilat . Overnight  Eilat .


Eilat / Timna / Tel Aviv

Visit the underwater observatory, one of the largest seaquariums in the world, built into a coral reef.  Drive to Timna to see the copper mines and King Solomon’s pillars and marvel at the huge multi-colored rock formations.

Drive back to Tel-Aviv for overnight.



Transfer to Ben Gurion airport for departure.




Transfer to Ben Gurion Airport for your temporary departure from Israel…Farewell for now!



3 nights hotel in Tel Aviv, The Modern City
2 nights Kibbutz Lavi Hotel, Northern Israel
5 nights hotel in the Holy City of Jerusalem
2 night’s hotel in Eilat southern Israel
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),
Entrance fees to all the sights we visit as per itinerary.
Tour of the kibbutz’s synagogue furniture Factory.
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.
Optional tour to PETRA
Please feel free to call with any questions after looking over the enclosed information.


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