• 9 Days , 3 Cities
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Recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site, visiting Acre (Akko) promises visitors an emotional journey to a glorious past and a one-of-a-kind experience. An ancient and wondrous city, Akko boasts many remarkable sites including the remnants of the Hellenistic-Roman period as well as structures from the Crusader and Ottoman periods.
Countries Visited Israel
Places Visited Tel Aviv-Yafo,
Suggested Duration 9 days
Travel Styles Cultural Tours
  • DAY 1

    Welcome to Tel Aviv!

    Welcome to Israel!

    Arrival at Ben Gurion International Airport. A representative will assist you through baggage claim and customs, and escort you to your driver. Transfer to your hotel in Tel Aviv.

    What's included?

    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Transfer Transfer
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  • DAY 2

    Tel Aviv - Jaffa

    Following a delicious breakfast, you will meet to your guide in the hotel lobby, before setting off on a fun-packed day which will include: A visit to the “State of Mind” Innovation Center at the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange: learn about cutting-edge developments by Israeli start-ups in fields such as science, medicine, security, space and more. A walk around the Old Port City of Jaffa, the oldest seaport in the world and home to a vibrant multiethnic community of Muslims, Christians and Jews: get to know the first Jewish city of the modern era, established in 1909.

    Carmel market tasting tour – enjoy a fascinating variety of culinary riches, colorful spices and intriguing characters in the main market of Tel Aviv, where the flavors and scents of the old town combine with the young bustling atmosphere of the city’s central market.

    A stroll along Rothschild Boulevard, the beating heart of Tel Aviv: home of The White City, Tel Aviv’s most prominent collection of Bauhaus (International Style) buildings. Built during the 1930s and the 1940s, this functional architecture not only created well-designed objects, but also a cohesive urban landscape that is unparalleled in the world.

    Evening at leisure.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Lunch Lunch
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
    • Transfer Transfer
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  • DAY 3

    Tel Aviv - Western Galileee

    After breakfast, we leave Tel Aviv and head north. Take in the ancient city of Caesarea, built by Herod the Great and once the administrative center of the Roman Empire for the Province of Judaea. The city and its archeological wonders are a testament to its significance throughout the ages. The ancient port, the Roman hippodrome and amphitheater and the impressive palace are among the many historical treasures in this fascinating ancient city.
    The Kibbutz Experience – past and present – visit Ein Shemer kibbutz museum, where we will experience a journey from the early days of the kibbutz to the present and learn about the kibbutz way of life.

    Continue with a tour of innovation at Kibbutz Magal - visit the Netafim greenhouse innovation center, a pioneering enterprise in the field of drip irrigation technology.

    Dinner and Overnight in Western Galilee.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Dinner Dinner
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
    • Transfer Transfer
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  • DAY 4

    Sea of Galilee

    Drive to the city of Katzrin, the “Capital of the Golan Heights”. Walkthrough a Talmudic village and get a sense of what it was like to live in the times of ancient Israel.

    Continue to the mystical city of Tzfat, the birthplace of the ancient Jewish mystical text, the Kabbalah. Stroll through the narrow, winding alleys. Peek inside some of the beautiful synagogues. Browse through workshops and galleries in the flourishing artists' quarter.

    Enjoy a tour and wine tasting at local Winery, a family-owned boutique winery in the Galilee. Drive to the Sea of Galilee and take a boat ride on the calm waters.

    Dinner and Overnight in Western Galilee.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Dinner Dinner
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
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  • DAY 5

    Sea Of Galilee - Jerusalem

    Explore the ancient crusader port city of Akko, the fascinating UNESCO heritage site, with new excavations revealing what life was like 1000 years ago. Visit the Crusader Halls and follow the underground tunnels. See the port and fortifications that enabled the inhabitants of the town to resist invasion by Napoleon Bonaparte. Spend time walking through the Arab Bazaar, reliving a Middle Eastern shopping experience.

    Visit the amazing Bahai Gardens in Haifa, comprising a staircase of nineteen terraces extending all the way up the northern slope of Mount Carmel. At its heart stands the golden-domed Shrine of the Báb, which is the resting place of the Prophet-Herald of the Bahá’í Faith.

    Time permitting - Drive to the Druze village of Dalyet El Carmel, at the top of Mount Carmel. The Druze are Arab-speaking citizens of Israel and are renowned for their hospitality. Take a fascinating tour of the alleys and the old quarter of the village.

    Drive to Jerusalem and check-in at the hotel.

    In the evening, experience a special “Shabbat of a Lifetime” dinner, with hospitality in the home of a local Jewish family. Enjoy a traditional meal as you hear about and observe the customs of the Jewish Shabbat.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Dinner Dinner
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
    • Transfer Transfer
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  • DAY 6

    Jerusalem

    Setting off east from Jerusalem towards the Dead Sea, 1388 feet (423m) below sea level.

    Visit the legendary mountaintop plateau of Masada - the last stronghold of the Jewish Zealots in their struggle against the Romans in 73CE - overlooking the Dead Sea. Ascending by cable car to the ancient fortress, we shall explore the site, with its synagogue and bathhouse.

    Enjoy a leisurely afternoon at the Dead Sea shore. Cake yourself in mineral-rich mud and float in the buoyant waters. Drive to a lookout point for a view of Wadi Qelt and the cliff-hanging Monastery of St. George; founded in the 5th Century and still active and inhabited by Greek Orthodox monks.

    In the evening, enjoy the Sound and Light Show at the Tower of David – a creative depiction of the history of the city of Jerusalem projected onto the ancient stones.

    Overnight in Jerusalem.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
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  • DAY 7

    Jerusalem

    Start the day with an overview from the Mt. of Olives. Our exploration of the Old City of Jerusalem begins at the City of David, with its fascinating tunnels. See the newest exciting excavations revealing Jerusalem during the time of the 1st Temple period.
    Walkthrough the Old City and visit some of its famous sites, including the Western Wall and the Cardo, an ancient commercial street where you can still shop today, and the Arab Bazaar and experience traditional Middle Eastern life, with its rich colors, flavors, and smells.

    Take a rooftop tour of the Old City neighborhoods, for a behind-the-scenes look at the various communities living alongside each other in this ancient walled city.

    Walk along part of the Via Dolorosa to the Church of the Holy Sepulcher. According to traditions dating back to at least the 4th century, the church is the home of the two holiest sites in Christianity: the site where Jesus of Nazareth was crucified, known as "Calvary" or "Golgotha“; and Jesus's empty tomb, where he is said to have been buried and resurrected.

    Overnight in Jerusalem.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
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  • DAY 8

    Jerusalem

    Visit Yad Vashem, considered to be the world’s primary Holocaust memorial and museum. Take a tour of the new Holocaust History Museum, which occupies over 4,200 square meters, mainly underground. Visit the moving exhibit at the Children’s Pavilion, commemorating the death of over 1.5 million Jewish children in the Holocaust.

    From Yad Vashem, we will move on to the Israel Museum. There we will see the Dead Sea Scrolls exhibition, and view the famous Model of Jerusalem, depicting the city as it was in the 2nd Temple period.
    Visit Bethlehem. See the Church of the Nativity and the remains of ancient Bethlehem (beneath the Greek Monastery), from the times of Christ.

    Overnight in Jerusalem.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
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  • DAY 9

    Jerusalem - Airport

    Transfer to the airport and depart on your flight back home. Leave Israel with everlasting memories!

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Transfer Transfer
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Starting from $6,463 per person

Price per person in double occupancy
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What’s Included?

  • 8-night hotel accommodation on a bed and breakfast basis.
  • 1- Lunch, 3-Dinner
  • Assistance at the airport upon arrival
  • Transfers from/to airport on arrival and departure
  • Sightseeing in a modern air-conditioned vehicle
  • The English speaking guide for the entire trip
  • Entrance fees to places of interest while touring
  • 24/7 guest support during the trip

Sightseeing Highlights Included

  • Visit the “State of Mind” Innovation Center at the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange
  • A walk around the Old Port City of Jaffa, the oldest seaport in the world and home to a vibrant multiethnic community of Muslims, Christians, and Jews
  • Caesarea, the city of Herod, visit the ruins of the Roman Theatre and the Crusader City
  • Visit Ein Shemer kibbutz museum, where we will experience a journey from the early days of the kibbutz to the present and learn about the kibbutz way of life
  • Enjoy a tour and wine tasting at local Winery, a family-owned boutique winery in the Galilee
  • Boat ride on the Sea of Galilee to Tabgha, the site of the Miracles of the Loaves and Fishes
  • Explore the ancient crusader port city of Akko, the fascinating UNESCO heritage site
  • Visit the amazing Bahai Gardens in Haifa
  • Experience a special “Shabbat of a Lifetime” dinner
  • Visit the legendary mountaintop plateau of Masada
  • Explore the Old City of Jerusalem the Western Wall and the Temple Mount, and Mount Zion to visit the Cenacle (the room of the Last Supper), King David’s Tomb, and the Dormition Abbey. See Hebrew University, the Parliament House, and the Supreme Court. Bethlehem Church of the Nativity and the Shepherd’s Fields, and the Church of the Visitation and Birthplace of John the Baptist
  • Visit Yad Vashem, considered to be the world’s primary Holocaust memorial and museum
  • Visit Bethlehem. See the Church of the Nativity and the remains of ancient Bethlehem, from the times of Christ

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