Group Size: Up to 40 travelers
Duration: Explore the Holy Land and Visit Rome!
Activity Level: Average of 2 to 3 miles of walking per day
Tour Type: Christian Journey
Explore the biblical and historical sites of Israel, while enjoying our 5 star hotels, luxury transportation and more. After you experience Israel, we travel to Rome where we will tour the Vatican City streets, visit the impressive Roman ruins and we will have a chance to attend a Papal Mass (subject to availability).
Due to the length of this journey, we recommend arriving in Tel Aviv 1 day before the tour starts, with a Friday Departure from the US to arrive Saturday. This will allow you to rest and adjust to the time difference so you will be refreshed for the beginning of the tour. We have negotiated an amazing package that includes meet and assist at the Tel Aviv Ben Gurion Airport, transfer from the Airport to your hotel , extra night at the Tel Aviv hotel including breakfast & dinner.
After the welcome dinner, we will meet our tour guide for an evening tour of Jaffa, the oldest port city in the world. Here you will see St. Peter's Church and enjoy a view of the Tel Aviv Shoreline from Jaffa’s Hilltop.
Take the opportunity to be baptized in the Jordan River (required donation of $10).
Optional mud, mineral and spa treatments at our 5 star Herods Hotel, Dead Sea
Optional Sound and Light Spectacular on Jerusalem Old City wall.
PIZZA BAKING CLASS
It’s said that a pizza slice a day keeps the sadness away, and what better chance than your Italian escape to learn how to make and bake everybody’s favorite food? Join our family-friendly class of no more than 12 people at the That’s Amore restaurant, a few steps away from the Trevi Fountain. We’ll meet there for this hands-on activity. Spoiler: kids will love it! Our local trusted pizza chef will introduce you to the noble art of pizza making, a pretty serious tradition that requires a very precise process. Don’t be scared though: they will show you every technique and follow you through every step. During this afternoon class, you’ll learn what ingredients are needed to make the perfect pizza dough, how to knead it and how to top it properly. And you’ll do it yourself, choosing your own ingredients: you’ll be free to experiment with various recipes and toppings. Bake the pizza in the oven and wait for it to turn into a thin-and-crispy-butstill-fluffy delicacy. While the pizza is in the oven, enjoy your well-earned rest! Relax and immerse yourself in the unique experience of an Italian pizza dinner. Start with a tasty bruschetta and make a toast to the good life: water, wine or a soft drink is included. Taste the pizza you prepared and find out whether you developed the skills of an authentic pizzaiolo (Italian for pizza-chef); then celebrate with a lovely dessert. Tour ends after the dinner at the restaurant, return to the hotel on your own.
Price per person: € 179,00
ROME FOOD TOUR
Foodies of the world, unite! Whether you’re a seasoned gour - mand or just a food lover wishing to find out more about Ro - man cuisine and Italian food traditions, reach our meeting point. You’ll join our local food connoisseur guide for a food walk, in a group of no more than 12 people (and yes, you’ll try and taste lots of different treats!). We’ll meet mid-morn - ing and enjoy a lovely walking tour through local food markets, grocery stores and gelato shops in the areas of Campo De’ Fiori, Trastevere, and the Jewish Ghetto. We know that exercise makes one hungry, that’s why we thought you’d appreciate some pit-stops. For instance, you’ll enjoy a slice of freshly baked crispy pizza bianca (Rome’s own version of focaccia) cut in half horizontally and filled with thin slices of freshly cut mortadella: a traditional, more-Ro - man-than-theColosseum easy snack that locals love. And what about trying a supplì? This little ball of deep-fried to - mato sauce risotto with a heart of melted mozzarella cheese is everyone’s favorite street food. Pasta will be on the list too, along with some dishes from the Roman Jewish tradition: the carciofo alla giudia a Jewish style deep-fried artichoke that resembles a tiny sunflower or the fried zucchini flower (according to seasonality). And save some space for dessert, because we won’t skip our portion of artisan gelato ! Tour ends after the dinner at the restaurant, return to the hotel on your own.
Price per person: € 118,00
ROMA BAROCCA, PIAZZAS & FOUNTAINS (3 hours)
A pleasant walk in the artistic heart of the city that will give you the opportunity to visit some of the most famous and symbolic sights of Rome. Piazza Navona, the most elegant of all Roman squares, a cosmopolitan meeting place with many outdoor cafes and buskers, where the famous Bernini’s Four Rivers Fountain stands. Church of San Luigi dei Francesi, that houses the world-renowned Saint Matthews cycle of paintings, one of the greatest works of Caravaggio. The Pantheon, dedicated to all the gods, it is the world’s largest unreinforced concrete dome and one of the best preserved of all ancient Roman buildings. Trevi Fountain, the largest baroque fountain in the city and one of the most celebrated fountains in the world, surely one of the icons of Rome. Piazza di Spagna, with the Bernini’s fountain La Barcaccia and the magnificent and celebrated Spanish Steps that lead up to the Church of Trinità dei Monti. In this area are located boutiques of the most famous high-fashion brands. The tour ends in the city center; return to the hotel on your own.
Price per person: € 58,00
POMPEII EXPRESS PRESTIGE TOUR (Full day)
This exclusive excursion is the occasion to visit the Excavations of Pompeii and come back in the early afternoon in time to enjoy the rest of the day in Rome. With a 3 hours visit to the excavations, our local and knowledgeable guide shows you the most famous and important sites of Pompeii that usually are not included in the standard tours: the Villa of the Mysteries, the Amphitheatre, the House of the Faun, and the Garden of the Fugitives, which houses the plaster casts of the victims of the eruption of Vesuvius in A.D. 79. Lunch is not included, but at the end of the visit you have time at your disposal. Traffic permitting, arrival in Rome around 05:00pm. The tour ends in the city center; return to the hotel on your own.
Price per person: € 235,00
If you would like to attend a Papal Mass in St. Peter's Square, please arrange your flight for the evening and check the official site for more information: www.papalaudience.org
* Hotels are subject to availability. If the hotel is not available, we will provide you with a comparable hotel.
** Please note that in the case of Italy holidays, the itinerary may be changed or substituted.
* In the rare event that a hotel is overbooked, the group will be provided with an equivalent level hotel or higher.
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 $1350.00 is required for travelers without a roommate.
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*Due to Israel Independence day, the itinerary sequence is subject to change
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We have returned home after our most enjoyable trip to Israel and Rome. I must share that we had a most wonderful time. You have really worked hard to make this one of the best moments of our lives. Thank you for your response to us and being so proactive. Our guide, Yair was so incredible. The Rome portion was excellent as well. The tour guides, particularly at the Vatican, were the best. I continue to be impressed with the level of quality and service that you provide. We are simply grateful. I will continue to point people your way and look forward to a continued relationship. We pray God's blessings over your personal lives and for America Israel Tours, especially during these uncertain times.
Israel & Rome Journey
I am so satisfied with the professionalism and excellent service provided by America Israel Tours. I have never experience with any other company, such an excellent service as America Israel Tours provided for my group. I highly recommend this agency to everyone that is looking for a great pilgrimage fill with joy, professional expertise and excellent service overall. This co. provides Top of the Line Tours. I cannot wait to go again on my next tours with America Israel Tours.
Israel & Rome Journey
April 18, 2017
Before we started the trip I knew that it would be excellent for the good treatment we had with the employees at the agency, thanks George... We traveled to Israel and Italy, it was spectacular, an unforgettable trip, a dream come true. Fabulous hotels, rich meals, our guides and drivers. Thanks to all the people in USA, Israel and Italy who gave us an excellent deal. I hope to travel soon with you.
Israel & Rome Journey
April 16, 2017
Overall we had a good experience
Israel & Rome Journey
April 16, 2017
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