Highlights of Israel

7 Nights / 8 Days | 1 Country / 4 Cities

Highlights of Israel

7 Nights / 8 Days - 1 Country / 4 Cities

Tel Aviv (3N)/Jerusalem (3N)/Safed (1N)

  • Heritage
  • Long Haul

Starting Price Per Adult

AED 5,130

Day 1

| Tel Aviv

Upon arrival at Tel Aviv Airport, you will be met by our representative who will be holding a sign with your name on, immediately after passport control. Our representative will guide you to pick up your luggage, after which you will be escorted via Customs to meet your driver who will transfer you to your hotel. Evening at leisure in Tel Aviv.

Overnight in Tel Aviv.

Day 2

| Jerusalem

Meet your tour guide in the morning and set off from Tel Aviv, driving south, passing by the cities of Ashdod and Ashkelon to Beersheba, for a short visit of the capital of the Negev Desert. Continue via Arad to Masada, Israel’s foremost archaeological park. Ascend via cable-car for a thorough visit that gives insight to the rituals, politics and culture of the people who inhabited this desert fortress, which was the last stronghold of the Jewish Zealots in their war against the Romans. Visit the excavations, Herod’s palaces, the synagogue, bathhouse and cisterns, and enjoy the breathtaking view of the Roman camps and the Dead Sea. Descend to the lowest place on earth – the Dead Sea, to experience the mineral-rich black mud and to float in its salty waters. Passing by the oasis of Ein Gedi, proceed through the Judean Desert to Jerusalem.

Overnight in Jerusalem.

Day 3

| Jerusalem

Start the day at the Israel Museum’s Shrine of the Book with the famous Dead Sea scrolls, then a visit to the beautifully renovated model of the Herodian city of Jerusalem, dating back to the time of the Second Temple. Enjoy Ein Karem; a picturesque village in the southwestern outskirts of Jerusalem. This small village has great significance in Christian traditions since this is where according to tradition John the Baptist was born. Visit Yad Vashem the official memorial to the Jewish victims of the Holocaust, established in 1953, located at the foot of Mt. Hertzl. Visit Bethlehem** – the birthplace of Jesus at the Church of the Nativity and Manger Square.

Overnight in Jerusalem.

Day 4

| Jerusalem

Enter the Old City of Jerusalem where you will see the Western Wall and the actual site of the Second Temple, the Temple Mount. Walk the Way of the Cross, the Via Dolorosa, to Calvary and the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, housing both the traditional site of Crucifixion and the Tomb of the Resurrection. To the southwest, just outside the Old City, is Mount Zion, with the traditional tomb of King David and the Room of the Last Supper. Enjoy the spectacular panoramic view of Jerusalem - the holy city for each of the world’s three great religions – Christianity, Judaism and Islam, from atop the Mount of Olives. Visit the Garden of Gethsemane where Judas betrayed Jesus. In the heart of a neighbourhood in downtown Jerusalem, visit Mahane Yehuda to experience the flavours, aromas, colours and the trader's interaction with the crowds, at the largest open market in Israel.

Overnight in Jerusalem.

Day 5

| Safed

Leave Jerusalem and drive north passing by Jericho, the oldest city in the world. Travel through the Jordan Valley and the new settlements to Beit Shean, and visit the excavations of this beautifully preserved Roman City. On to Nazareth to visit the Church of the Annunciation and Christian holy sites. Proceed to Safed, the city of the Kabbalah and centre of Jewish mysticism, to visit the beautiful streets of the artists’ colony.

Overnight in a kibbutz hotel in the Galilee.

Day 6

| Tiberias

Drive up to the Golan Heights passing by Banias, the source of the Jordan River, former Syrian fortifications and the Druze villages. Enjoy an Israeli wine country experience, with vineyards surrounded by breathtaking views. Become acquainted with the collection of fine and rare wines enjoying a tour, wine tasting and understanding of the wine production process. Descend to the shore of the Sea of Galilee and proceed to Capernaum, to visit the ruins of the ancient synagogue, the Mount of Beatitudes, the traditional site of the ‘Sermon on the Mount’ and Tabgha, the traditional site of the ‘miracle of the loaves and the fish’. Onwards to Tiberias, the old center of Jewish learning. Optional sailing on a boat across the Sea of Galilee to experience the tranquillity and scenery little changed during the past 2000 years (subject to conditions and fee). Return to the kibbutz hotel for overnight.

Day 7

| Tel Aviv

After breakfast drive through the hills of the Galilee, westwards to Acre (Akko) for a visit of the old, famous Crusader stronghold and medieval fortifications. Continue to Haifa, ascending Mount Carmel for a panoramic view of the city, including the Baha& I Shrine, Persian Garden, and Haifa Bay. Proceed along the Mediterranean coast to Caesarea to visit the Roman Theater and the Crusader fortress at what is known as the “masterpiece of Herod the Great”. End the day with a short city tour of Tel Aviv and the ancient port of Jaffa.

Overnight in Tel Aviv.

Day 8

| Tel Aviv

After breakfast, transfer to airport for safe flight home.

Please note that the sequence of the tour and sites visited may be amended due to circumstances at the company’s or the guide’s discretion.

** Site under the Palestinian Authority jurisdiction. Visit the subject to the situation.

Standard :

  • Tel Aviv: Sea Net / Olympia
    Jerusalem: Jerusalem Gold / Rimonim
    Galilee: Kibbutz Hotel

    Or Similar

Deluxe :

  • Tel Aviv: Metropolitan / Grand Beach
    Jerusalem: Grand Court / Leonardo
    Galilee: Kibbutz Hotel

    Or Similar

Premium :

  • Tel Aviv: Crowne Plaza / Dan Panorama
    Jerusalem: Crowne Plaza (Dlx) / Dan Panorama
    Galilee: Kibbutz Hotel - Superior

    Or Similar

Inclusions

Exclusions

Inclusions

  • Transfer on Arrival & Departure (from / to Ben Gurion Airport)
  • 7 Nights’ accommodation on Bed & Breakfast
  • 6 Touring Days as per Itinerary with English Speaking Guide
  • Entrance Fees to the sites as per Itinerary

Exclusions

  • International airfare in & out
  • Visa
  • Beverages and other meals do not indicated in the program
  • Early check-in and late check-out at all hotels
  • Travel insurance in all kinds
  • Personal expenses (laundry, telephone, shopping...)
  • Any additional expenses caused by reasons beyond our control such as natural calamities (typhoon, floods), flight delays, rescheduling or cancellations, any accidents, medical evacuations, riots, strikes etc.
  • Surcharge for peak season
  • Any other thing which is not specified in the inclusion

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation Policy (Per Person)
Days before departure:Cancellation Charge:
10 days100%
10 to 15 days75% + Non Refundable Component
15 to 30 days30% + Non Refundable Component
Hotel / Air 100% in case of non-refundable ticket / Hotel Room
Cruise / Visa On Actuals

Payment Policy

Payment PolicyOnline Advance as per Website
Within 45 to 30 days prior to the departure of the tour 75% of total tour cost or Non Refundable component whichever is higher
Within 30 days prior to the departure of the tour100% of total tour cost
  • All Prices are in UAE AED and subject to change without prior notice.

  • In case FIT flight inclusive package, full amount of flight will be payable at the time of booking.

  • **For Air tickets being issued / blocked on time limit: Full UAE AED component to be collected before issuance,else price will be subject to change.

  • Booking confirmations are subject to availability.

  • All Hotels Rooms are subject to availability

  • We are not holding any reservations of air seats, hotel rooms, conference rooms etc. Final availability status will only be known when we request for bookings.

  • Holiday Surcharge will be additional if applicable

  • Any overstay expenses due to delay or change or cancellation in flight will be on the guests own & Akbar Holidays will not be held liable for such expenses however we will provide best possible assistance.

  • Price on website //quoted are subject to availability at time of confirmation, we are currently not holding any blocking against the sent quotation.

Terms & Conditions

  • All Prices are in UAE AED and subject to change without prior notice.

  • Price quoted are subject to availablity at time of confirmation, we are currently not holding any blocking against the sent quotation.

  • Booking confirmations are subject to availability.

  • All Hotels Rooms are subject to availability

  • We are not holding any reservations of air seats, hotel rooms, conference rooms etc. Final availability status will only be known when we request for bookings.

  • Holiday Surcharge will be additional if applicable

  • Any overstay expenses due to delay or change or cancellation in flight will be on the guests own & Akbar Holidays will not be held liable for such expenses however we will provide best possible assistance.

About Explore Tour

Its beauty is incomparable. Its history and culture, enviable. No place is the world quite matches up to Israel. Bask in the beauty of the Red Sea, explore the ancient street of Jerusalem and Nazareth and immerse yourself in a land that's as old as time itself. Visit Israel with Akbar Travels.

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