Best of Israel
Duration: 8 Nights / 9 Days
Destination Covered: Tel Aviv – Jerusalem - Dead Sea – Masada – Jerusalem - Lower Galilee - Excursion Meggido – Nazareth – Capernaum – Mount Of Beatitudes - Lower Galilee – Acre – Haifa – Caesarea – Tel Aviv
Israel is a revered destination, largely visited by people of Jewish, Christian and Islamic faith. Jerusalem is the most popular religious destinations of Israel, which has several biblical as well as natural wonders, including Jewish historical and biblical sights. Best of Israel is a meticulously-planned journey of 9 days, offering you a chance to explore this. The journey begin from and concludes in Tel Aviv. This tour lets you explore the popular destinations and attractions of Israel. The prime highlights of this tour are old and new city of Jerusalem, Dead Sea, ancient port city of Caesarea and other ancient cities like Acre and Haifa.
Note: This is just a suggested itinerary indicative of what could be possible. We customize holidays for your specific needs. Contact us if you want modifications so that we could customize a holiday to suit your need for an unforgettable International tour.
- Tour of the Old City of Jerusalem including the Via Dolorosa and the tomb of King David.
- A cable car ride to the ancient Masada fortress.
- Explore the excavation of Herod’s Palace.
- Visit the mystical Dead Sea.
- Tour of the New City of Jerusalem including the Parliament of Israel, Knesset.
- The Church of the Annunciation at Nazareth.
- Visit to Tzfat, one of the four holy cities of Judaism.
- The underground Crusaders City at Acre.
- Explore the ancient port city of Caesarea.
- Leisure time at Jerusalem and Tel Aviv.
Arrive at the Tel Aviv Airport. Our tour representative meets you and offers an assisted transfer to Jerusalem. Upon arrival, complete the check-in formalities. The rest of the day is at leisure. You can simply relax or explore the place on your own.
Stay overnight in Jerusalem.
On day 2 of the tour, have your breakfast and get ready for exploring the Old City of Jerusalem starting from the Mount of Olives. The first visit of the day is to the tomb of King David, placed on Mount Zion. Near Zion Gate is the room where Jesus and his disciples took the Last Supper. Later, continue walking through the Jewish Quarter towards the Wailing Wall. Here the highlight is the Dome of the Rock. After this follow the Stations of the Cross walking along the Via Dolorosa, the oldest street here and walk towards the Church of the Holy Sepulchre.
Post breakfast, start the tour. Drive through the Judean Desert to arrive at the lowest point on earth, the Dead Sea. When you are close to Qumran, you can see the site where the scrolls of the Dead Sea were found. As you continue driving on the road, you reach Masada. Enjoy a cable car ride to the ancient Masada fortress where the Zealots had revolted against the Romans. Another thing worth exploring here is the excavation of Herod's Palace. Lastly, visit the Dead Sea. If time permits, you can enjoy a float here.
Overnight in Jerusalem.
After breakfast, the day is at leisure. Pick the activities of your interest. If you want, you can also visit the remaining popular attractions of Jerusalem such as the Davidson Centre, the Archaeological Gardens, and the Tower of David Museum. Shopping is also one of the popular things to do in Jerusalem.
Day 5, after breakfast is for exploring Yad Vashem, a museum-cum-memorial to remember the six million victims of holocaust during World War II. Later, visit the Israel Museum for seeing the Shrine of the Book and the Dead Sea Scrolls. Next, you visit the Parliament of Israel called the Knesset and The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Giv'at Ram. Thereafter, traverse through the Jordan Valley and arrive at a hotel in Kibbutz where you have to stay for next 2 nights.
Stay overnight in Kibbutz, Lower Galilee.
In the morning, enjoy breakfast. Today, you visit the 'chariot city' of Megiddo to explore the excavations of Solomon's Stables. It was an unground vaulted space, which now has been turned into a Muslim prayer hall. Next, visit the Church of the Annunciation at Nazareth and then the old synagogue at Capernaum, the old town where Jesus lived. After this, your tour takes you to the Mount of Beatitudes, the site where Jesus had delivered the Sermon on the Mount. Back to the hotel.
On the 7th day of the tour, post sumptuous breakfast, you visit the ancient synagogue and the colony of artists' in Tzfat, one of the four holy cities of Judaism. Here you explore the enthralling underground Crusaders City, Acre. Later visit the Baha'i Shrine, the world's oldest one exists here, and then the gorgeous Persian Gardens at Haifa. Later on visit the ancient port city of Caesarea to admire the wonderful Roman statues, the aqueduct passage and the Roman Theatre. After sightseeing, travel back to Tel Aviv. As you reach, complete the check-in formalities at the hotel.
Overnight stay in Tel Aviv.
The day is at leisure after relishing breakfast. You can explore the place on your own. There are a number of options such as the Eretz Israel Museum, Newe Zedek, the first Jewish neighborhood, the Flea Market and the Diaspora Museum. Spend the day as per your liking.
Overnight stay in Tel Aviv.
The wonderful tour comes to an end today. After breakfast, get on-time transfer to the airport to board your flight back home.
- 9 Days / 8 Night
- Tel Aviv – Jerusalem - Dead...