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Treasures of Israel

Combine the ancient biblical cities of Jerusalem, Nazareth and Acre with cosmopolitan Tel Aviv, while discovering ancient ruins in coastal Caesarea, Capernaum on the shores of the Sea of Galilee, and Masada above the Dead Sea.

9 nights from £2795pp

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  • Treasures of Israel
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Treasures of Israel Itinerary

  • Day 1: Fly to Tel Aviv

    Fly from London (regional connections available) to Ben Gurion airport with British Airways. Transfer to the Cinema Hotel / Lily & Bloom (or similar) in Tel Aviv for 2 nights. (N)

  • Day 2: Tel Aviv • Jaffa

    Explore Jaffa’s ancient port and modern Tel Aviv. Visit Neve Tzedek, the oldest neighbourhood in Tel Aviv and the bustling Carmel Market. Continue to Rothschild Boulevard and view Independence Hall, where David Ben-Gurion famously declared the independence of the modern State of Israel. (B)

  • Day 3: Nazareth • Kibbutz Degania Bet • Sea of Galilee

    Travel north to Nazareth and visit the imposing Church of the Annunciation. Take a tour of a kibbutz then visit the Mount of the Beatitudes, where Jesus delivered the Sermon on the Mount. Continue to Capernaum and see ruins of a fifth-century synagogue and the early octagonal church built around the house of St Peter. Stay at the Merom Golan kibbutz (or similar) for 2 nights. (B, D)

  • Day 4: Banias Spring • Mount Bental

    Visit the impressive Banias Waterfall and the archaeological remains of Caesarea Philippi at Banias Spring, at the foot of Mount Hermon. Take a tasting tour at an award-winning winery. Continue to Mount Bental for stunning views of the Golan and a visit to the Syrian bunkers. (B, D)

  • Day 5: Acre • Caesarea • Tel Aviv

    Visit the Old City of Acre, a Unesco world heritage site with stunning Crusader remains. En route to Caesarea, stop at Yemin Orde, a safe haven and home for Holocaust orphans. Visit Caesarea National Park to see the large Roman amphitheatre and the historic port. Continue to Jerusalem for a 5-night stay at the Lady Stern Hotel (or similar). (B)

  • Day 6: Jerusalem (Old City)

    Take a guided tour of the Old City of Jerusalem, visiting the Church of the Holy Sepulchre and the Western Wall among other sites. (B)

  • Day 7: Jerusalem (New City)

    Take a guided tour of the New City of Jerusalem. Visit the Israel Museum, home to the Dead Sea Scrolls; Knesset, the building of the Israeli parliament; and the Yad Vashem Holocaust monument. Continue to Mahane Yehuda market. (B)

  • Day 8: Masada • Dead Sea • Qumran

    Travel through the desert to the Unesco world heritage site of Masada and its mountain-top ruins. Continue to the Dead Sea for a dip in the mineral-rich waters. Then visit Qumran, one of the most significant archaeological discoveries of the 20th century, where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found. (B)

  • Day 9: Jerusalem

    Day at leisure to explore the city further or taken an optional excursion to Bethlehem. (B)

  • Day 10: Fly to London

    Transfer to Ben Gurion airport and fly to London with British Airways. (B)

  • Meal Basis

    As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.

  • Important information

  • Superior tour

    This tour is based in 4- and 5-star accommodation.

  • Single supplement

    From £745pp.

  • Private & tailor-made travel

    This itinerary can be taken privately on a date that suits you, for which guideline prices are shown. Alternatively, it can be tailored to your exact requirements.

Tour Highlights

  • Spend 2 full days exploring Jerusalem
  • Stay in a kibbutz for 2 nights
  • Visit Unesco world heritage sites at Masada & Acre
  • Float in the mineral-rich waters of the Dead Sea
  • Small group size - maximum 18 people
  • Stay in 4-star accommodation

Price Includes

4-star accommodation
Flexible - extensions & flight upgrades available
Average group size - 10 people (max 18)
International flights
Transfers in air-conditioned vehicles
Experienced local tour manager
9 breakfasts, 2 dinners
Guided sightseeing & entrance fees

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