Turkey & Israel Journey

12 Days Inspirational Journey to Israel and Turkey

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Complete Land Package from: $2,600 Includes deposit, taxes & fees

This fully escorted tour will lead you through the Holy Land and you will then have the opportunity to visit the mystical land of Turkey, where you will experience the country’s incredible hospitality first hand. Join us on this unforgettable journey of a lifetime!

Group Size: Up to 39 travelers

Activity Level: Average of 2 miles of walking per day

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Tour Type: Christian / Biblical Sites

What's unique about our Holy Land journeys?
  • We tour all day and every day! (Some tour companies include only half day touring)
  • All Sightseeing and entrance fees are included. Everything is taken care of!
  • Everyone stays at the same 5 star hotels, which allows for more touring time.
  • No time consuming pickups and drop-offs from different hotel locations.
  • Daily breakfast and dinner. Make new friends while you enjoy the local cuisine.
  • Our licensed guides are the most experienced in the industry.
  • We provide life-changing tour experiences at the most affordable rate.
  • Our Holy Land tours are exclusively designed and operated by us.

Float and relax at the world famous Dead Sea spas. Climb by cable car to the spectacular mountaintop fortress of Masada, built by King Herod. Visit Qumran, the site where the Dead Sea scrolls were found. Visit the mystical land of Turkey, where you will experience the country’s incredible hospitality first hand. Join us on this unforgettable journey of a lifetime!


Day 1 - Day 8 - Roots of Your Faith Tour

9Sunday | Saying Goodbye
Transfer back to the Airport & Fly to Istanbul
  • Today you will be saying goodbye to Israel and embarking on your journey to Turkey.
  • You will fly from Tel Aviv to Istanbul, where you will begin to discover the many wonders and incredible sites that Turkey has to offer.
  • Upon arrival in Istanbul, the only city in the world built on two continents, you will be transferred to your hotel.
  • The rest of the day will be free to spend at leisure.
Meals included: Full Buffet Breakfast
Istanbul, Germir Palas Taksim Hotel
10Monday | Discover the beauty of Istanbul
Historical Istanbul
  • Today we will experience a full-day Historical Istanbul tour.
  • We will visit the St. Sophia Museum (built in 6th century, once was the largest Christian Church in the world)
  • We will visit the Topkapi Palace (Imperial Residence of Ottoman Sultans, with displays of priceless world-class collections of artifacts, jewelry and rare porcelain).
  • We will visit next the Blue Mosque (unique with its 6 minarets, and famous for its blue Iznik tiles).
  • We will head to the Hippodrome Square where ancient chariot races were held.
  • We will then enjoy a visit to the world famous Grand Covered Bazaar.
Breakfast and Lunch
Istanbul, Germir Palas Taksim Hotel
11Tuesday | Explore Istanbul
  • Today we will enjoy a full-day Bosphorus and Asia shoreline tour.
  • We will visit the Egyptian Spice Market.
  • We will then embark on a Bosphorus Boat Tour viewing the beauty of the European and Asian shorelines on either side.
  • After lunch, we will visit the Palace of Beylerbeyi on the shore of the Bosphorus which is considered to be the most elegant of the late Ottoman places.
Breakfast and Lunch
Istanbul, Germir Palas Taksim Hotel
12Wednesday | Istanbul Departure
Transfer back to Airport & Fly Home
  • Transfer to Istanbul airport per your departure time. End of our services.

We offer small groups & greater value: Every Journey is limited to just 20-39 travelers - guaranteed… Land package prices listed are per person in U.S. dollars. Rates are based on double occupancy and inclusive of all taxes.

A single supplement fee of $1,050 is required for travelers without a roommate. The special rates below reflect a 3% discount for check payments.

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Join America Israel Tours' exciting and life-changing tours of the Holy Land. Our deluxe Holy Land tour includes superior first class hotels throughout, full Israeli buffet breakfasts and dinners every day at your hotels, all entrance fees, private sightseeing, escorted transfers and much more.

Included in your tour package:

Our Holy Land travel packages include the following:

  • 7 nights excellent 5 Stars hotel accommodations:
    • 1 night Tel Aviv: Herods Hotel
    • 2 nights Sea of Galilee: Leonardo Plaza Tiberias (former Sheraton Tiberias)
    • 1 night Herods, Dead Sea
    • 3 nights Jerusalem: Leonardo Plaza Jerusalem (former Sheraton Jerusalem)
  • 14 meals: 7 Israeli buffet breakfasts and 7 buffet dinners throughout the tour
  • All entrance fees and attractions as per tour itinerary plus: Boat ride on the Sea of Galilee, “Jesus Boat”
  • 6 full days of touring and sightseeing with top professional, government-licensed, biblically oriented, English speaking tour guide
  • Private transportation in deluxe air-conditioned coach
  • Arrival transfer from the airport to your Tel Aviv hotel (please check below for transfer remarks)
  • Porter fees at all hotels
  • All land service and local taxes

Included in Turkey portion of you tour package:

  • 3 night hotel accommodation in Istanbul
  • 5 meals: 3 breakfasts and 2 lunches
  • 2 full days of touring and sightseeing with top professional, government-licensed, biblically oriented, English speaking tour guide
  • Bosphorus Boat Tour

Transfer Remarks:

  • Arrival transfers are provided FREE for travelers arriving in Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion International Airport on flights arriving between 2pm – 6pm on the tour arrival day only (Sundays ONLY).
  • Departure transfers are provided for departure flights from Istanbul only on the ending day of the tour (Wednesday)

Not Included:

Not included in Israel portion of the tour package:

  • International flights: please call us toll free at (877) 248-8687 to arrange your flights
  • Tips to tour guides, bus drivers and hotel staff
  • Lunches daily
  • Travel Insurance (highly recommended – please call us for travel insurance info)

Not included in Turkey portion of the tour package:

  • Flights from Tel Aviv to Istanbul
  • All drinks and any other meals which are not mentioned in the itinerary
  • All personal expenses
  • Turkish Visa Fee
  • Tips to the tour guide and driver
  • Everything which is not specifically mentioned in “Including” sections

We strongly recommend the purchase of travel insurance package to protect your travel investment.

We strongly recommend the purchase of travel insurance package to protect your travel investment.

Journey Highlights:

  • Visit Old Jaffa at night, where Peter stayed at the house of Simon the Tanner
  • Visit the impressive Caesarea Maritima, built in honor of Augustus Caesar by Herod the Great (Acts 10 & 25)
  • Visit Mount Carmel, where Elijah issued his challenge to the False Prophets.
  • Explore Megiddo and the Valley of Armageddon (Revelation 16)
  • Experience a breathtaking panoramic view of Nazareth from the top of Mt. Precipice
  • Drive by Cana of Galilee, where Jesus performed his first miracle- the turning of water into wine at a wedding feast (John 2:1-11)
  • Sail on the Sea of Galilee on a wooden boat as the disciples did 2,000 years ago
  • Visit the “Ancient Jesus Boat” at Kibbutz Nof Geonsar
  • Visit Yardenit – the baptismal site on the Jordan River
  • Stand atop the Mount of Beatitudes (Matt. 5-8), where Jesus preached the Sermon on the Mount
  • Ascend to Masada by cable car and discover this ancient fortress built by King Herod
  • Enjoy a relaxing afternoon at our Dead Sea resort hotel, where you can enjoy the famous Dead Sea Spa treatments
  • Experience a breathtaking panoramic view From the Mount of Olives toward Old City Jerusalem
  • Explore the Southern Temple Mount archaeological excavations and the Davidson Center Museum
  • Visit Bethlehem, the Church of the Nativity, and Shepherd’s Field
  • Visit the newly renovated Holocaust Museum- “Yad Vashem”
  • Visit the Church of the Holy Sepulcher and the Garden Tomb
  • Walk through the ancient Old City of Jerusalem
  • Sail on the waters of the Bosphorus
  • Explore the beautiful architecture of the many mosques of Istanbul

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