Highlights of the Jewish State and Petra Trip

Start: Tel Aviv Finish: Tel Aviv

Visiting: Tel Aviv-Yafo, Haifa, Safed, Golan Heights, Tiberias, Jerusalem, Ein Gedi, Eilat, Wadi Musa


Duration: 14 Nights

Physical rating: Low

Special diets catered: Vegetarians, Kosher

Tour code: Highlights of the Jewish State - 15 D -CTO

Tour operator: Click Tours

Group size: 1 - 20

Age range: 5-99

Tour operated in: English


Prices From: $3200

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Tour Overview

Our Highlights of the Jewish State will open a window to the country’s history - past and Future. We start our journey with a professional guide to visit Tel Aviv Nonstop City and Jaffa, the world’s oldest port city and old city Jaffa. our next stop will be Caesarea National Park, Zichron Yaacob and Haifa. We continue to northern Israel Galilee Winery, Tiberias, Safed and Golan Heights, from there we continue to the Holy city Jerusalem to visit the Jerusalem’s Old City, Jewish Quarter, Western Wall (Ha Kotel) Yad Vashem. From Jerusalem continue to the south to ride the cable car to the fortress of Masada and float at the lowest place on earth – the Dead Sea.Our next destination will be Timna Park and Eilat City to explore the highlight of the south. Our last destination in the trip will be the Petra the UNESCO World Heritage Centre.

Highlights

  • icon Explore Jerusalem Old City, Jewish Quarter, Western Wall, Knesset, City of David.
  • icon Option to visit Petra the UNESCO World Heritage Centre or free days in Eilat.
  • icon Explore Masada & Dead Sea UNESCO World Heritage Site and Ein Gedi Nature.
  • icon Visit Haifa, Baha'i Gardens, Zichron Yaacob and ancient Caesara.
  • icon 14-night historical and discover The Highlights of the Jewish State and Petra Trip
  • icon Adventure Day of the Golan Heights, Golan Magic, Mount Bental and The Golan Olive.
  • icon Explore the Sea of Galilee, Tiberias, Jordan Valley, Tel Hai Museum
  • icon Tour the Timna South Park, Kibbutz Neot Smadar, Jeep safari trip and visit Eilat

Places You'll See

Countries:
Jerusalem
Dead Sea
Golan Heights
Dead Sea
Bahai Gardens - Haifa
Western Wall - Jerusalem

Itinerary

icon Day 1 : Thursday - Tranfer from the Airport to Tel Aviv Hotel

Location: Tel Aviv-Yafo

Accommodation: Hotel, First Class 4* - Tel Aviv

Our representative will meet you after passport control upon your arrival to Ben Gurion Airport, assisting as you pick up your luggage and head out for the transfer to your hotel. Check in at the hotel in Tel Aviv. Overnight: Tel Aviv

icon Day 2 : Friday - Tel Aviv / Jaffa / Rothschild Boulevard / Nahalat Binyamin / Neve Tzedek

Location: Tel Aviv-Yafo

Accommodation: Hotel, First Class 4* Hotel - Tel Aviv

Meals: Breakfast

Our first day of touring will begin immediately after breakfast. An interesting walking tour of Tel Aviv and Jaffa is ahead of us. We will start on Rothschild Boulevard, where we will see Tel Aviv's beautiful Bauhaus style architecture, recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Amongst the buildings will be the newly renovated Independence Hall, the site commemorating the declaration of the founding of the state of Israel on the 14th of May 1948. We will continue on to Neve Tzedek, Tel Aviv’s very first neighborhood and then enjoy free time at one of Tel Aviv’s busiest areas on Friday afternoons, the Nahalat Binyamin Crafts Fair and Carmel Outdoor Market - for great sounds, smells and of course, great shopping! End the day at Jaffa, the world’s oldest port city, for a view of the old city and its well known artist’s colony. Overnight: Tel Aviv

icon Day 3 : Tel Aviv - Day at leisure.

Location: Tel Aviv-Yafo

Accommodation: Hotel, First Class 4* Hotel - Tel Aviv

Meals: Breakfast

The beach may be the major tourist attraction, but Tel Aviv has more points of interest than its famous strip of sand. "The City That Never Sleeps” All over the city, flowers blossom, new restaurants open, and there's always a party going on somewhere. this is a 24 hour city with a unique pulse, combining sandy Mediterranean beaches with a world-class nightlife, a buzzing cultural scene, attractions and museums, shopping children’s activities, incredible food, UNESCO recognized architecture, and an international outlook. Overnight Tel-Aviv.

icon Day 4 : Sunday - Rehovot / Weizmann Institute / Caesarea / Zichron Yaacob / Haifa / Baha'i Gardens

Location: Haifa

Accommodation: Hotel, First Class 4* Hotel - Haifa

Meals: Breakfast

After breakfast, we check out of the hotel and drive south to Rehovot. Our first stop will be at the Weizmann Institute which played a key role in the development of the state. We will enjoy the new, amazing presentation of high technology and see the mansion house of Haim Weizmann, the first president of Israel. We will then continue to Caesarea, built over 2000 years ago by King Herod the Great, which served as a key Mediterranean port for centuries. Hear about Caesarea's role in Jewish history, including its part in the Great Revolt of AD66, and interact with three-dimensional historical figures that come to life using cutting-edge technology. Onwards to the Carmel Mountain range to visit Zichron Yaacov for a stroll through the historic streets of one of the earliest settlements from Israel’s first immigration period. Then visit the Atlit Detainee Camp, telling the heroic story of the struggle of Jewish immigrants at the detention centre established by the authorities of the British Mandate in the 1930s. Finally, we are on to Haifa - Israel's major port city, with a stop at the Louis Promenade for a great view of the Haifa Bay and the beautiful Baha'i Gardens. Overnight: Haifa

icon Day 5 : Monday - Safed / Rosh Pina / Galilee / Galilee Winery / Hula Valley

Location: Safed

Accommodation: Hotel, First Class - Kibbutz Hotel

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Check out after an Israeli breakfast in the hotel. Our journey will begin with a drive through the mountain ranges and valleys which extend from the west to the east of the Galilee region. Visit a Galilee Winery for an Israeli wine-tasing tour, and to get an up close and personal view of the wine production process. We will continue to Rosh Pina, originally founded in 1878 by a group of ultra-orthodox Jews intending to become farmers, with the support of Baron Edmund de Rothschild. Rosh Pina is one of Israel’s oldest colonies but today boasts a small town known for great restaurants, cafés and art galleries. Drive up to Safed (Tzfat), where we will walk through ancient sections of the city and hear stories of the Kabbalists and their ancient synagogues. Our Tzfat tour will end with a visit to its famous artists’ colony. In the afternoon, we will visit the beautiful Hula Valley, Israel’s first Nature Reserve. The HaHula Tourism Complex is located at the center of the Hula Valley and is considered to be one of the world's most important centers for bird watching and ornithology. Overnight: Kibbutz hotel

icon Day 6 : Tuesday - Adventure Day - Golan Heights / Mount Bental / Mitzpe Gadot

Location: Golan Heights

Accommodation: Hotel, First Class - Kibbutz Hotel

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

This touring day will give you an opportunity to enjoy the north of Israel in a unique and exciting way. We will start our day by driving up into the Golan Heights with a visit to Mount Bental, a beautiful spot for a panoramic view of the Upper Galilee, the Golan Heights, Mount Hermon and Syria. Visit Golan Magic, an entertaining 3-D multi-media adventure viewed on a 180-degree screen. After the film, walk through a giant model of the Golan Heights, the largest of its kind in the world, accompanied by special narration, sound and light effects. We will then walk through The Golan Olive Oil Mill and Visitor Center, a uniquely-designed building with ancient ambience, as your guide explains the olive oil production process, including the evolution from antique tools to modern machinery. We will finish the first half of the day at Mitzpe Gadot, which once served as a Syrian base, commanding a spectacular view of the Hula Valley and kibbutzim below. The rest of the day is free! We will be happy to provide you with a list of the options in the area and recommend the most suitable ones for your party. Some options include: biking or hiking tour, rappelling, kayaks or even participating in a gourmet chocolate workshop. And so much more… Evening Option (Seasonal) - a lantern tour in either the Valley of the Lost River or Nimrod Fortress. Overnight: Kibbutz hotel

icon Day 7 : Tiberias / Sea of Galilee / Jordan Valley / Tel Hai Museum / Jerusalem

Location: Tiberias

Accommodation: Hotel, First Class 4* Hotel - Jerusalem

Meals: Breakfast

Check out from the hotel and depart for our touring day. Our first stop will be the Tel Hai Museum. This memorial is dedicated to a dramatic battle in 1920 led by Joseph Trumpeldor, a hero known for his national loyalty. Then we will descend to the shores of Lake Kinneret (Sea of Galilee) for a short visit to Tiberias, a city which was a significant spiritual center during the Mishna and Talmudic periods. We will continue south along the Jordan Valley to visit the "Naharayim Experience at Gesher". Nicknamed the "start-up" of last century, this unusual light and sound show is filled with models demonstrating the dam system, running water and a combination of sounds and colors. The demonstration shows how the desert transformed into a symbol of - and a vision for - Jewish immigration and industrial development in Israel. Our day will continue with a drive to Jerusalem through the Jordan Valley’s stunning landscape. We will stop at Mt. Scopus upon arrival in Jerusalem for a magnificent view of the city and a brief explanation about the capital’s past and future. Overnight: Jerusalem

icon Day 8 : Old City Jerusalem / Jewish Quarter / Western Wall / City of David / Davidson Center

Location: Jerusalem

Accommodation: Hotel, First Class 4* Hotel - Jerusalem

Meals: Breakfast

After breakfast, we will start our tour through the Old City of Jerusalem. We’ll walk through one of this ancient walled city’s many gates to see the restored Jewish Quarter, the Western Wall (Ha Kotel), the colorful bazaars and the Cardo. Then, we will walk to the City of David for a virtual reality movie about King David’s historical city, and a “wet” walking tour of the ancient water system connecting Warren’s Shaft to the Shiloah tunnels (Hezekiah’s Tunnel). We will continue to the Archaeological Garden and the new Southern Wall excavations (Davidson Center) - the same steps once used by pilgrims entering the Holy Temple. *Thursday is the day many Bar Mitzvah celebrations take place at the Western Wall. During our walk we will meet some of them and get to wish them a MAZAL TOV! Overnight: Jerusalem

icon Day 9 : Jerusalem’s New City / Yad Vashem / Kabbalat Shabbat / Israel Museum

Location: Jerusalem

Accommodation: Hotel, First Class 4* Hotel - Jerusalem

Meals: Breakfast

Visit the graves of Israel’s former prime ministers, and soldiers who died in battle, at the Mount Herzl Military Cemetery. We will then continue to the museum at the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial, including the Valley of the Communities. We will pass by the Knesset - Israel's Parliament building, as well as the famous Menorah and the new home of Israel's Supreme Court. We will visit the Israel Museum to see the Shrine of the Book with a display of Dead Sea Scrolls and visit the model of Jerusalem during the Second Temple period. Then continue on for a neighborhood tour around the Mahane Yehuda Market to meet different local ethnic groups and taste some of their cultural foods. Drive to the Western Wall to participate in meaningful Kabbalat Shabbat services as the Jewish Sabbath descends over Jerusalem. Overnight: Jerusalem

icon Day 10 : Saturday - Day at leisure in Jerusalem

Location: Jerusalem

Accommodation: Hotel, First Class 4* Hotel - Jerusalem

Meals: Breakfast

Evening Option - Enjoy a breathtaking sound & light show at the Tower of David citadel. The show is highly recommended due to its unique way of depicting the different periods in Jerusalem’s long history. Duration: Around one hour. Overnight: Jerusalem

icon Day 11 : Sunday - Masada & Dead Sea / Ein Gedi Nature

Location: Ein Gedi

Accommodation: Hotel, First Class 4* Hotel - Dead Sea

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

We will drive south, starting with the infamous Masada where we will ascend by cable car to see where Jewish defenders made their last stand against the Romans in AD 73. After a short drive, we will arrive at Ein Gedi Nature Reserve for an easy hike through this natural desert oasis. Next, continue to our hotel by the Dead Sea shore for free time at the hotel spa and floating on the salty waters. Overnight: Dead Sea

icon Day 12 : Monday - Timna Park / Kibbutz Neot Smadar / Jeep Safari / Eilat

Location: Eilat

Accommodation: Hotel

Meals: Breakfast

Check out after breakfast, and start the day with a tour to explore the wonders of the desert, salt pillars and powder canyons. Continue to Kibbutz Neot Smadar, founded in 1989, based on a shared desire to understand the spirit of cooperation and its expression in daily life. Neot Smadar’s main work divisions are organic farming, small scale organic food production (wines, cheese, olives, jams, nectars, etc.), the Art Center (offering workshops, galleries and a gift shop) and a roadside restaurant. We will continue to marvel at the immense, multi-colored rock formations with a tour of Timna Park, viewing the ancient copper mines and the spectacular King Solomon’s Pillars. Our day will end with a Desert Jeep Safari through the Eilat Mountains to Eilat and check-in at the hotel. Overnight: Eilat

icon Day 13 : Tuesday - Free day in Eilat

Location: Eilat

Accommodation: Hotel, Hotel First Class 4* Hotel - Eilat

Meals: Breakfast

Option 1 - A large variety of activities to choose from, among them a visit to Underwater Observatory, Ice Mall or even swim with the Dolphins at the Dolphin Reef. Option 2 – Optional tour to the rose-red city of Petra in Jordan, famous for its rock-cut architecture and recently nominated as one of the new 7 wonders of the world. Overnight: Eilat

icon Day 14 : Wednesday - Eilat, Optional Petra Tour

Location: Wadi Musa

Accommodation: Hotel, First Class 4* Hotel - Tel Aviv

Meals: Breakfast

Free day in Eilat - Optional (Extra cost) tour to the rose-red city of Petra in Jordan, famous for its rock-cut architecture and recently nominated as one of the new 7 wonders of the world. Transfer to Eilat Airport for a domestic flight to Tel Aviv and transfer to your Tel Aviv hotel for overnight. Overnight: Tel Aviv

icon Day 15 : Thursday - Departure and Transfer to Ben Gurion Airport

Location: Tel Aviv-Yafo

Meals: Breakfast

Check out of the hotel following breakfast. Transfer to Ben Gurion Airport for the flight home.

What's Included

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    Airport Transfers at Destination

    Transfers from/to airport on arrival and departure. Sightseeing in a modern air conditioned motor-coach

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    Entrance Fees

    Entrance fees to places of interest while touring.

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    Fully Guided

    Service of a Government licensed guide on all touring days. Expert Guide Included

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    Accommodation

    4 Stars Hotels - Tel Aviv - Metropolitan, Haifa - Dan Panorama, Galilee - Hagoshrim, Jerusalem - Dan Boutique / Prima Royale, Dead Sea - Isrotel Ganim, Eilat - Leonardo Royal Resort. or similar.

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    All Domestic Transportation (including internal flights)

    Transfer and Flight from Eilat to Tel Aviv. Transfer from Tel Aviv airport to Tel Aviv hotel. Sightseeing in a modern air conditioned motor-coach.

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    Meals – Breakfast Only

    Daily buffet breakfast at hotels. 2 dinners in the Galilee. 1 Dinner on the Dead Sea.

What's Not Included

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    Extras

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    Insurance

    Insurance not include. Traveler’s medical baggage insurance.

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    Tipping and Gratuities

    Tipping for guide, driver and hotel staff.

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    Country Entry Visas

    For Petra Tour - Not including border fees and Jordanian visa fee for 1 day Petra - $130 per person to be paid on day of tour

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    Drinks with Meals

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    Entrance Fees

    Option tour to Petra - Excluded.

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    Option to book extra nights. Upgrade hotel - 4 Star superior hotels or 5 Star Hotels (Optional add a surcharge).

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    Drinks with Meals

    Drinks with Meals not included

Optional Extras

  • Petra Tour - Jordan

    Tour to the rose-red city of Petra in Jordan, famous for its rock-cut architecture and recently nominated as one of the new 7 wonders of the world

Book with Confidence

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    Low Deposit

    Click Tours requires a deposit of 20% to secure a place on this tour, and the final balance is not due till 60 days before departure..

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    Secure payments

    All payments to TourHub are deposited into an externally regulated Trust account.


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Thursday Jun 24, 2021

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