Highlights
  • Swim in the dead sea
  • Explore the biblical towns of nazareth and bethlehem
  • Meet a local druze family
  • Wander through the streets of old jerusalem

Perched at the crossroads of Middle Eastern history for centuries and the spiritual home to Jews, Christians, and Muslims alike, Israel remains a must-visit destination for anyone eager to understand this dynamic, always-changing region. Explore the historic towns of Bethlehem and Nazareth, soak in the energy of vibrant Tel Aviv, and experience a soul-stirring connection to ancient and modern sites and peoples. Thousands of incredible moments, one comprehensive trip.

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Israel Explorer
 
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  • Only ground transport

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Itinerary

Day 1 Tel Aviv

There will be the chance to head out for an optional dinner with the group. Additional Notes: The international airport is in Tel Aviv – Prebook a transfer from the airport to start your tour in Tel Aviv. This is a vibrant city with much to see and do, we also recommend booking prenights, should you wish to explore and visit the sights in and around Tel Aviv. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting

Day 2 Tel Aviv/Haifa (1B, 1L)

This morning explore vibrant Tel Aviv. Enjoy an orientation walk in historic Jaffa before driving up the coast to a Druze community for a local lunch. After, continue to Haifa, beautifully set on the slopes of Mount Carmel facing the Mediterranean Sea. Included Activities: Tel Aviv Orientation Drive and Jaffa Port Tour Druze Village Visit and Traditional Lunch Transport: Private Vehicle

Day 3 Haifa/Nazareth/Galilee (1B)

Visit Akko and explore its colourful markets and old city. After, travel to Nazareth where we visit the Basilica of the Annunciation, one of the largest churches in the Middle East. Continue to the Sea of Galilee for the evening. Included Activities: Nazareth Tour Akko City Tour Transport: Private Vehicle

Day 4 Galilee/Jericho (1B)

Tour the Sea of Galilee area, including the Church of Transfiguration and the ruins of Capernaum. Also visit a local Kibbutz to learn about this interesting communal lifestyle. Continue to Jericho for the night. Included Activities: Sea of Galilee Area Tour Kibbutz Tour Transport: Private Vehicle

Day 5 Masada/Dead Sea/Jerusalem (1B)

Travel to Masada, and visit the famous rock fortress on a guided tour with our CEO. Opt to hike (or ride) to the top and learn more about this ancient place. Continue on to the fascinating Dead Sea. Cover yourself in the healing mud, bob like a cork in very salty water, or enjoy a little sunbathing on the shore. Included Activities: Masada Guided Tour Dead Sea Visit (Israel) Transport: Private Vehicle

Day 6 Jerusalem (1B)

Note the minimum age for the beer tasting is 21. Included Activities: Old Jerusalem Walking Tour - Classic

Day 7 Jerusalem (1B)

Travel to biblical Bethlehem and visit the Church of the Nativity before heading to Duhaishe Camp for Palestinian refugees. What started as a camp has become a thriving town and here we learn more about the situation of the Palestinians in Israel and what daily life here is all about. Included Activities: Duhaishe Palestinian Refugee Camp Bethlehem Visit Transport: Private Vehicle

Day 8 Jerusalem (1B)

Depart at any time. Additional Notes: With so much to do and see in Jerusalem, we highly recommend booking post nights to fully enjoy all that the city has to offer. Included Activities: Departure Day

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$ 250 per day
 
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Trip Includes
  • Your Local Living Moment: Druze Village Visit and Traditional Lunch
  • Isfiya Druze Village
  • Old Jerusalem walking tour
  • Refugee camp community visit
  • Bethlehem visit
  • Dead Sea visit with swim
  • Masada guided tour
  • Sea of Galilee region tour
  • Akko and Nazareth visits
  • Tel Aviv orientation tour including Old Port of Jaffa
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
Meals Included: 7 breakfasts, 1 lunch
Flights & Transport
Only ground transportPrivate van, walking.On this trip we will travel by air-conditioned private minivan for most journeys.
Group Size:
Small Group - 24 max
Maximum Number of People in Group: 15
Max 15, avg 10

Solo Notes

We believe single travellers should not have to pay more to travel so our group trips are designed for shared accommodation and do not involve a single supplement. Single travellers joining group trips are paired in twin or multi-share accommodation with someone of the same sex for the duration of the trip. Some of our Independent trips are designed differently and single travellers on these itineraries must pay the single trip price.
Accomodations
Hotels (7 nts).
Start City
Tel Aviv
End City
Jerusalem
Guides Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides.

Age Notes

Min. Age: You must be 18 to travel unaccompanied on a G Adventures tour. For minors travelling with a guardian over 21 years old, the minimum age is 12.

Additional Information:

Important Notes

RAMADAN According to the lunar cycle, Ramadan will fall between May 5th and June 4th, 2019. Please note that Ramadan is a month of fasting observed by Muslims throughout the world, during which time the followers of Islam should not eat or drink between sunrise and sunset. There may be some limitations to services and disruptions to schedules during Ramadan, but generally our tours still operate effectively during this period and food is available to non-Muslims throughout the day. It is very important to display increased cultural sensitivity during Ramadan. Please wear loose fitting clothes, that cover knees and shoulders, and try to avoid eating, drinking or smoking in public out of respect for those who can't at that time. COMBO TRIP Please note that this trip is part of a combination of multiple tours. As such, the CEO, staff and/or particular vehicles operating your tour may change between tour segments. You may also expect some group members to join or leave the tour, between tour segments.

Meals

Eating is a big part of traveling. Travelling with G Adventures you experience the vast array of wonderful food that is available out in the world. Generally meals are not included in the trip price when there is a choice of eating options, to give you the maximum flexibility in deciding where, what and with whom to eat. It also gives you more budgeting flexibility, though generally food is cheap. Our groups tend to eat together to enable you to taste a larger variety of dishes and enjoy each other's company. There is no obligation to do this though. Your CEO will be able to suggest favourite restaurants during your trip. The above information applies to G Adventures group trips. For Independent trips please check the itinerary for details of meals included. For all trips please refer to the meals included and budget information for included meals and meal budgets.

Dossier Disclaimer

The information in this trip details document has been compiled with care and is provided in good faith. However it is subject to change, and does not form part of the contract between the client and the operator. The itinerary featured is correct at time of printing. It may differ slightly to the one in the brochure. Occasionally our itineraries change as we make improvements that stem from past travellers, comments and our own research. Sometimes it can be a small change like adding an extra meal along the itinerary. Sometimes the change may result in us altering the tour for the coming year. Ultimately, our goal is to provide you with the most rewarding experience. Please note that our brochure is usually released in November each year. If you have booked from the previous brochure you may find there have been some changes to the itinerary. VERY IMPORTANT: Please ensure that you print a final copy of your Trip Details to review a couple of days prior to travel, in case there have been changes that affect your plans.

Rules & Other Requirements Illegal drugs will not be tolerated on any trips. Possessing or using drugs not only contravenes the laws of the land but also puts the rest of the group at risk. Smoking marijuana and opium is a part of local culture in some parts of the world but is not acceptable for our travellers. Our philosophy of travel is one of respect towards everyone we encounter, and in particular the local people who make the world the special place it is. The exploitation of prostitutes is completely contrary to this philosophy. Our group leader has the right to expel any member of the group if drugs are found in their possession or if they use prostitutes.

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