14 DAY GENERAL CLASSIC TOUR OF ISRAEL WITH EILAT

Travel on our 14 day grand tour of Israel including Eilat, our most complete general tour itinerary touring all major destination and sites in Israel. Begin the grand tour arriving at Ben Gurion airport transfer to Tel Aviv for a day of leisure, take opportunity to see the Old City of Jaffa nearby and the artistic neighborhood of Neve Tzedek. Start your escorted tour driving along costal plains to Caesarea, the capital of Judea under Roman rule. Proceed to Megiddo site of Armageddon as written in the Bible. Continue to a Druze village of Daliat El Carmel, after see Mount Carmel, and on to Haifa for views of the Bahai shrine, and the beautiful Bahia Gardens. The next day on this Israel tour takes you to Safed to see Joseph Caro, and Ha’Ari synagogues, and stroll in the Artistic Quarter. After the Golan Heights, Kuneitra, and the new Israeli town of Katzrin, and next taste the wines of this region at the Golan Winery, and after enjoy a multimedia show at Kessem Hagolan. The next day travel to Tiberias, Capernaum-referred to as Jesus “own town,” and see Church of St. Peter. Continue to Nazareth, and visit Church of the Annunciation. Continue on to Beit She’an, and Beit Alpha. The pinnacle of the tour starts with a visit to the Golden city of Jerusalem; explore the Old City visiting Mount Zion, the tomb of King David, walk along an ancient Roman road the Cardo, see the Jewish Quarter. Marvel at the Temple Mount, pray on the Western Wall, walk the Via Dolorosa, visit the Church of the Holy Sepulcher, to Mount Scopus, and Mount of Olives, and visit Bethlehem and see Rachel’s Tomb and the Church of the Nativity just in your first day touring. The next day New City and visit the Hadassah Medical Center, Ein Karem, to Yad Vashem memorial, and Israel Museum, to see the Shrine of the Book, and Dead Sea Scrolls, next the Knesset Israel’s parliament, and Givat Ram Campus Hebrew University. The next day drive through the Judean Desert to the lowest place on earth the Dead Sea, to Qumran where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found, and on to the fortress of Masada. On your last full day in Israel take advantage of a leisure day exploring Jerusalem, the birth place of the world’s three major religions. Complete your grand tour visiting Timna, the popular resort destination of Eilat in the Red Sea, marvel at Mitzpe Ramon, Sde Boker, and return to Tel Aviv for your departure back home.

Classic Israel Tour Packages

TRAVEL ON A GENERAL TOUR IN ISRAEL

TOUR DEPARTS THURSDAY AND ARRIVES ON FRIDAY IN TEL AVIV ISRAEL

  • 14 Days / 12 Nights Fully Escorted Tour of Israel including Eilat
  • General Grand Classic Tour of Israel
  • Stay in a 5 Star Deluxe Hotel to 4 Star Standard Hotel Accommodations
  • Breakfast Buffet Daily 
  • One light lunch during Bedouin experience
  • Two Dinners included at Kibbutz Lavi
  • English speaking Tour Guides that know historical sites, Israeli history and the land of Israel
  • Professional Tour Guide Certified by the Israeli Ministry of Tourism
  • NO ADDED FEES FOR CREDIT CARD PAYMENT

Itinerary

FOURTEEN DAY TOUR

Day 1 - THURSDAY


Departure on your way to Israel, The Land of the Bible.

Day 2 - FRIDAY
Tel Aviv
Welcome to Israel, upon arrival into Ben Gurion International Airport, you will be met and assisted by our airport representative. Transfer to Tel Aviv – Check in at your hotel for overnight.

Included:

  • Transfer from Ben Gurion International Airport to your hotel in Tel Aviv.
  • Your selection of 5 Star Deluxe to 4 Star Standard hotel accommodations.

Day 3 – SATURDAY
At leisure
At leisure in Tel Aviv
Overnight Tel Aviv - including Full Buffet Breakfast.

Included:

  • Breakfast at your hotel.
  • Your selection of 5 Star Deluxe to 4 Star Standard hotel accommodations.

Day 4 - SUNDAY
Caesarea / Megiddo / Druze Villages
Travel along the coastal plain to Caesarea, capital of Judea under the Romans. See the excavations of the Crusader 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 and explore the archaeological excavations including the 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 Golden domed Bahai shrine and Bahia Gardens.
Overnight Galilee– including Full Buffet Breakfast and Dinner.

Included:

  • Breakfast at your hotel.
  • Professional certified licensed Tour Guide, entrance fees, and attractions per day itinerary.
  • Dinner at your hotel.
  • Your selection of 5 Star Deluxe to 4 Star Standard hotel accommodations.

Day 5 – MONDAY
Safed / Golan Heights / Winery
Begin your Israel tour with a drive to Safed, center of the Kaballa movement. Visit the Joseph Caro synagogue and the Ha’Ari synagogue, the most important synagogue in this city, continue with a stroll around the Artist’s quarter. After we continue to the Golan Heights and stop to see the former Syrian bunkers, Kuneitra and the new Israeli town of Katzrin. We'll continue to the Golan Winery for a tour and wine tasting. After proceed to Kessem Hagolan, a multimedia presentation of the area and its history.
Overnight Galilee– including Full Buffet Breakfast and Dinner.

Included:

  • Breakfast at your hotel.
  • Professional certified licensed Tour Guide, entrance fees, and attractions per day itinerary.
  • Dinner at your hotel.
  • Your selection of 5 Star Deluxe to 4 Star Standard hotel accommodations.

Day 6 – TUESDAY
Sea of Galilee / Nazareth

Start the day with a visit to Tiberias and continue to see Capernaum–referred in the Bible as Jesus “own town,” and see the excavations of the synagogue, and see the modern octagonal Church of St. Peter. Next we proceed to Nazareth and visit the Church of the Annunciation. We’ll continue our tour driving via Beit She'an, the largest archeological park in Israel with amazing excavations from the Roman and Byzantine periods. This site rivals those of ruins in ancient Rome. Next on your tour we stop at Beit Alpha to see beautiful mosaic floors of a synagogue from the Byzantine era depicting the zodiac.
Overnight Jerusalem– including Full Buffet Breakfast.

Included:

  • Breakfast at your hotel.
  • Professional certified licensed Tour Guide, entrance fees, and attractions per day itinerary.
  • Dinner at your hotel.
  • Your selection of 5 Star Deluxe to 4 Star Standard hotel accommodations.

Day 7 - WEDNESDAY
Jerusalem: Old City
We begin our Jerusalem tour of Israel in the Old City visiting Mount Zion to see the tomb of King David and the nearby Room of the Last Supper. Walk through the Cardo, the main street of Jerusalem 2000 years ago, and on to the Jewish Quarter. Experience the Temple Mount and the Western Wall- The holiest site in Judaism and an original wall that retained the Temple. Walk along the Via Dolorosa on the Stations of the Cross, and continue to the Church of the Holy Sepulcher, after proceed to Mount Scopus and then on to Mount of Olives for a grand panoramic view of the Old City. After we tour Bethlehem * to visit Rachel’s Tomb and Church of the Nativit.
Overnight Jerusalem- including Full Buffet Breakfast.

Included:

  • Breakfast at your hotel.
  • Professional certified licensed Tour Guide, entrance fees, and attractions per day itinerary.
  • Your selection of 5 Star Deluxe to 4 Star Standard hotel accommodations.

Day 8 - THURSDAY
Jerusalem: New City
After a delicious Israeli breakfast we drive to Hadassah Medical Center in Ein Karem to see the beautiful Chagall stained glass windows. After continue to a must stop while on a tour of Israel in Yad Vashem, the memorial to the Holocaust. Next visit the Israel Museum, and the Shrine of the Book where the Dead Sea Scrolls are housed, and the new holy land model – a miniature replica of Jerusalem as it was during the second Temple period. We’ll continue our Jerusalem tour driving to the Knesset, Israel’s parliament building, and see the Menorah with the biblical emblems, and the Givat Ram Campus Hebrew University.
Overnight Jerusalem– including Full Buffet Breakfast.

Included:

  • Breakfast at your hotel.
  • Professional certified licensed Tour Guide, entrance fees, and attractions per day itinerary.
  • Your selection of 5 Star Deluxe to 4 Star Standard hotel accommodations.

Day 9 - FRIDAY
Qumran / Massada / Dead Sea
On this day we start our tour with a drive in the Judean Desert and explore the Dead Sea, the lowest place on earth almost 1300 feet (400 meters) below sea level. We'll stop at Qumran, the site where the Dead Sea Scrolls where found in 1947 by a Bedouin boy. We’ll continue to perhaps one of the most impressive sites in Israel to the fortress of Masada, and the last stronghold of the Jews after the destruction of the Second Temple in 70 A.D. Here we ascend by cable car high up to Masada and tour the ancient fortress exploring the food storeroom, water irrigation system, bath houses and Herod’s Palace. After we descend Masada by cable car, time and weather permitting, an opportunity will be provided to float on the Dead Sea.
Overnight Jerusalem- including Full Buffet Breakfast.

Included:

  • Breakfast at your hotel.
  • Professional certified licensed Tour Guide, entrance fees, and attractions per day itinerary.
  • Your selection of 5 Star Deluxe to 4 Star Standard hotel accommodations.

Day 10 - SATURDAY
At leisure
At leisure in Jerusalem.
Overnight Jerusalem- including Full Buffet Breakfast.

Included:

  • Breakfast at your hotel.
  • Your selection of 5 Star Deluxe to 4 Star Standard hotel accommodations.

Day 11 - SUNDAY
Timna / Underwater Observatory / Eilat
We'll travel south on our holy land journey through the Negev desert; Explore Timna valley and see the copper mines and King Solomon’s pillars and marvel at the huge multi-colored rock formations. Continue to Eilat and stop to visit the Eilat's underwater observatory, one of the largest seaquariums in the world, built into a coral reef.
Overnight Eilat- including Full Buffet Breakfast.

Included:

  • Breakfast at your hotel.
  • Professional certified licensed Tour Guide, entrance fees, and attractions per day itinerary.
  • Your selection of 5 Star Deluxe to 4 Star Standard hotel accommodations.

Day 12 - MONDAY
Day at leisure in Eilat.
Stroll around the city’s streets, the beach promenade and enjoy the water sport activities – on own or take optional tour to Petra.
Overnight Eilat- including Full Buffet Breakfast.

Optional: Tour to the Rose city of Petra.

Included:

  • Breakfast at your hotel.
  • Your selection of 5 Star Deluxe to 4 Star Standard hotel accommodations.

Day 13 - TUESDAY
Mitzpe Ramon / Sde Boker / Tel Aviv
We depart Eilat via Mitzpe Ramon; stop to gaze into the Ramon crater, a geological wonder; Proceed to Sde Boker Kibbutz and see Ben Gurion's hut and grave overlooking the magnificient Zin valley. Stop for a camel riding experience and a visit to an authentic Bedouin tent; learn about the Bedouin hospitality and enjoy a light lunch. Continue to Hatzerim and visit Israel's airforce museum to view the planes and equipment and to hear the story of this brave fighting force. Continue to Tel Aviv.
Overnight Tel Aviv- including Full Buffet Breakfast and Dinner.

Included:

  • Breakfast at your hotel.
  • Professional certified licensed Tour Guide, entrance fees, and attractions per day itinerary.
  • Light lunch during the Bedouin experience.
  • Your selection of 5 Star Deluxe to 4 Star Standard hotel accommodations.

Day 14 - WEDNESDAY
Tel-Aviv/Ben-Gurion airport

Breakfast at your hotel, please check out from your room at 12 noon and leave your luggage with the Hotel Concierge. Pick up time from the hotel lobby to Ben Gurion airport will be 4 hours before your departure flight.

Included:

  • Breakfast at your hotel.
  • Transfer from your Tel Aviv hotel to the Ben Gurion International Airport for your departure flight back home or to your next destination.
Transfers. The drive from Tel Aviv to Ben Gurion International Airport or Sdeh Dov Domestic Airport in Tel Aviv is about 40 to 50 minutes. International flights require that you check-in at least 3 hours prior to your flight departure time. PLEASE NOTE: NO EXTRA TRANSFER CHARGES ON ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE ANY TIME AND ANY DAY.

If your flight departs in the morning you will arrive back in America the same day of your departure. If your flight departs in the night you will arrive back to America the following day of your departure.

This 14 day General tour to Israel itinerary program can be extended and tailor-made for groups.
Optional Excursions Tour Extensions and or Pre Arrival Tours:
Petra Tour: 1 Day Tour of Petra.
Jordan Tour : 3 Day Tour of Jordan with Petra excursion.

Rates

FOURTEEN DAY GENERAL GRAND CLASSIC TOUR TO ISRAEL


City Nights (A) 5 Star Deluxe Hotels │ (B) 5 Star Standard Hotels │ (C) 4 Star Supeior Hotels │ (D) 4 Star Moderate Hotels │ (E) 4 Star Standard Hotels │
Tel Aviv 3 Dan Tel Aviv Hotel (Deluxe Room) Carlton Tel Aviv Hotel Dan Panorama Tel Aviv Renaissance Tel Aviv Hotel (Deluxe Room) Prima City Hotel Tel Aviv
Galilee 2 Kibbutz Hotel Lavi (Deluxe Room) Kibbutz Hotel Lavi (Deluxe Room) Kibbutz Hotel Lavi (Edin Wing) Kibbutz Hotel Lavi (Edin Wing) Kibbutz Hotel Lavi (Edin Wing)
Jerusalem 5 The King David Jerusalem (Deluxe Room) The Inbal Jerusalem Hotel Dan Panorama Jerusalem Crowne Plaza Jerusalem (Deluxe Room) Prima Kings Hotel
Eilat 2 Dan Eilat (Deluxe Room) Royal Beach Eilat Dan Panorama Eilat Crowne Plaza Hotel Eilat (Deluxe Room) Prima Music Eilat

Prices are land package prices based on double occupancy and are per person in U.S. dollars inclusive of all taxes.

Tour
Departure
Tour
Return
(A) 5 Star Deluxe
In Double

(A) In Single
(B) 5 Star Standard
In Double

(B) In Single
(C) 4 Star Superior
In Double

(C) In Single
(D) 4 Star Moderate
In Double

(D) In Single
(E) 4 Star Standard
In Double

(E) In Single
Book Tour
Sep 07, 2017 Sep 20, 2017 3931.00 5997.00 3459.00 5087.00 2877.00 4012.00 2817.00 4015.00 2595.00 3669.00 Book Tour
Oct 12, 2017 Oct 25, 2017 4157.00 6455.00 3671.00 5518.00 2852.00 3963.00 2802.00 3989.00 2513.00 3522.00 Book Tour
Oct 19, 2017 Nov 01, 2017 4157.00 6455.00 3671.00 5518.00 2852.00 3963.00 2802.00 3989.00 2513.00 3522.00 Book Tour
Oct 26, 2017 Nov 08, 2017 4157.00 6455.00 3671.00 5518.00 2852.00 3963.00 2802.00 3989.00 2513.00 3522.00 Book Tour
Nov 02, 2017 Nov 15, 2017 4157.00 6455.00 3411.00 4999.00 2852.00 3963.00 2802.00 3989.00 2513.00 3522.00 Book Tour
Nov 09, 2017 Nov 22, 2017 4157.00 6455.00 3411.00 4999.00 2852.00 3963.00 2802.00 3989.00 2513.00 3522.00 Book Tour
Nov 16, 2017 Nov 29, 2017 3705.00 5449.00 3364.00 4906.00 2792.00 3949.00 2710.00 3808.00 2499.00 3494.00 Book Tour
Nov 23, 2017 Dec 06, 2017 3705.00 5449.00 3364.00 4906.00 2792.00 3949.00 2710.00 3808.00 2499.00 3494.00 Book Tour
Nov 30, 2017 Dec 13, 2017 3705.00 5449.00 3364.00 4906.00 2792.00 3949.00 2710.00 3808.00 2499.00 3494.00 Book Tour
Dec 07, 2017 Dec 20, 2017 3705.00 5449.00 -- -- 2792.00 3949.00 2661.00 3710.00 2340.00 3209.00 Book Tour
Dec 14, 2017 Dec 27, 2017 3978.00 6099.00 3620.00 5419.00 2831.00 3911.00 2661.00 3710.00 2428.00 3366.00 Book Tour
Dec 21, 2017 Jan 03, 2018 4217.00 6578.00 3688.00 5555.00 3012.00 4274.00 2661.00 3710.00 2449.00 3405.00 Book Tour
Dec 28, 2017 Jan 10, 2018 4119.00 6382.00 3364.00 4906.00 2773.00 3809.00 2661.00 3710.00 2428.00 3366.00 Book Tour
Jan 04, 2018 Jan 17, 2018 3636.00 5419.00 3380.00 4938.00 2792.00 3949.00 2661.00 3710.00 2340.00 3209.00 Book Tour
Jan 11, 2018 Jan 24, 2018 3636.00 5419.00 3380.00 4938.00 2792.00 3949.00 2661.00 3710.00 2340.00 3209.00 Book Tour
Jan 18, 2018 Jan 31, 2018 3636.00 5419.00 3380.00 4938.00 2792.00 3949.00 2661.00 3710.00 2340.00 3209.00 Book Tour
Jan 25, 2018 Feb 07, 2018 3636.00 5419.00 3380.00 4938.00 2792.00 3949.00 2661.00 3710.00 2340.00 3209.00 Book Tour
Feb 01, 2018 Feb 14, 2018 3636.00 5419.00 3380.00 4938.00 2792.00 3949.00 2661.00 3710.00 2340.00 3209.00 Book Tour
Feb 08, 2018 Feb 21, 2018 3636.00 5419.00 3380.00 4938.00 2792.00 3949.00 2661.00 3710.00 2340.00 3209.00 Book Tour
Feb 15, 2018 Feb 28, 2018 3636.00 5419.00 3380.00 4938.00 2792.00 3949.00 2661.00 3710.00 2340.00 3209.00 Book Tour
Feb 22, 2018 Mar 07, 2018 3767.00 5547.00 3380.00 5163.00 2735.00 5045.00 2661.00 3633.00 2422.00 3349.00 Book Tour

Child rate: Childrens rate applies when sharing room with adult(s).
from
to
(A) 5 Star Deluxe
Child Rate 2 to 12 Years
(B) 5 Star Standard
Child Rate 2 to 12 Years
(C) 4 Star Superior
Child Rate 2 to 12 Years
(D) 4 Star Moderate
Child Rate 2 to 12 Years
(E) 4 Star Standard
Child Rate 2 to 12 Years
Sep 07, 2017 Feb 23, 2018 1976.00 1742.00 1664.00 1508.00 1742.00

Supplement for Private Tour: This Tour can be operated by private car with guide/driver, and available same dates as regular departures listed above. Rates are supplement to cost of tour and are according to total number of passengers.
Private Passengers
Supplement Per Person in a Car
2 $2563.00
3 $1429.00
4 $966.00
5 $616.00
6 $476.00
7 $273.00
8 $162.00
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Included

Included services in package:
1. Meet & assistance on arrival and departure at Ben Gurion International Airport.
2. Airport & hotel transfers on arrival and departure.
3. Porterage at airport and hotels.
4. Eight days sightseeing as per program.
5. Professional certified English speaking Tour Guide.
6. Deluxe air-conditioned motor coach.
7. Entrance fees as per Israel Grand Classic Tour itinerary.
8. Twelve nights hotel accommodation at the above mentioned hotels or similar category.
9. Meal arrangements: Full Israeli buffet breakfast daily and two dinners at Kibbutz Lavi in Galilee, one light lunch in Bedouin experience.
10. No added fees for credit card payment.

Not included services in our tour rates:
1. Tips to guide/driver and hotel/restaurant staff.
2. Personal extras or meals not mentioned above.
3. Lunches.

Tips during your Holy Land tour: It's important to consider your Tour Guides and Drivers work very hard to make your tour an experience of a lifetime, and most of their annual income comes from the generosity of those they are serving during the tours. It is recommended that tour guides are given at least $5.00 per touring day per person, and drivers are given at least $3.00 per touring day per person. Please consider also hotel staff during your stay, and other staff that will support you during your tour.

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