Israel Deluxe – Small Group Experience

Starting from: $4,550

Group Size: Up to 12 Travelers travelers

Duration: 13 Days / 11 Nights journey to Israel

Activity Level: Average of 2 to 3 miles of walking per day

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Tour Type: Jewish Journey

About This Tour

We are proud to announce our new Jewish Israel tour to our Jewish heritage tour collection “Israel Deluxe – Small Group Experience” is an amazing deluxe option for travelers who like to experience the Jewish heritage tour in a small and intimate environment. This is a premier tour option with max’ 14 travelers participants in a group. We are glad to offer 12 guaranteed departures dates for this tour in 2020.

What's unique about this tour?
  • Only 1 hotel selection
  • Free entrance to the business lounge at the hotels
  • Only 14 departures throughout 2020. compare to weekly tours for The regular JH
  • Each departure is limited to 12 pax
  • Very unique itinerary
  • Tons of sites and special activities
  • VIP meeting and assistance before passport control upon arrival and departure
  • Private arrival and departure transfer
  • Two dinners are included at the spa hotel in the north
  • 8 sightseeing days (compare to 6 in the regular JH)
  • Tours will be conducted in modern, deluxe type of vehicles
Day1Tuesday
Departure / Flight from the U.S to Israel
  • Our journey starts today as we depart on our flight to Israel- the Promised Land. Sit back, relax, enjoy your flight, and prepare for a life-changing experience.
Day2Wednesday | Arrival
Welcome to Israel
  • Welcome to Israel! arrival to Ben Gurion airport where you will be met and assisted before passport control, by our VIP service representative; transfer to your hotel.
Meals: On board
Accommodation: Tel Aviv
Transportation: Transfer Included
Day3Thursday
The Museums
  • Start the day with a visit to the PALMACH museum dedicated to the Hagana, the underground military organization.
  • Next, visit Itzhak Rabin center; learn the legacy of the late Prime Minister and explore the making, the history and the development of the state.
  • Continue to Jaffa, an ancient port city, named for Japheth, one of the sons of Noah who built it after the flood; Visit the old city and stroll around the restored city, the Artists' quarter, galleries and the renovated harbor.
  • Visit Tel-Aviv museum, Israel's largest art museum that displays a wide collection of permanent and temporary exhibits of both Israeli and international artists. Witness the old meet the new as you visit Sarona, originally a 140-year-old German Templar colony, occupied later by the British forces and handed back to the Israelis in 1947; It has now been restored, preserving the original architecture, and converted to a lively pedestrian open air commercial center.
Meals: Full Buffet Breakfast & Dinner
Accommodation: Tel Aviv
Day4Friday
Ayalon Institute / Rabin's Square / Tel Aviv Port / Neve Benyamin
  • Start the day with a visit to Ayalon Institute, once a secret underground ammunition factory.
  • Drive through the main streets of Tel-Aviv, passing by Rabin's Square, place of assassination of Prime Minister Itzhak Rabin.
  • Stop at Tel-Aviv port and enjoy the promenade along the seafront with the unique shops, cafés and youthful ambiance.
  • Continue to Neve Tzedek, the first neighborhood of Tel-Aviv built in 1887 outside the old port city of Jaffa; explore the narrow alleys and the unique low buildings; Proceed to the Carmel market and enjoy the vibrant noises, smells and colors End the day at Nahalat Benyamin and enjoy the live street music, arts, crafts and handmade jewelry.
Meals: Buffet Breakfast & Dinner
Accommodation: Tel Aviv
Day5Saturday
Free Day
  • At leisure, revisit your favorite sites or go shopping on this free day.
Meals: Buffet Breakfast & Dinner
Accommodation: Tel Aviv
Day6Sunday
Caesarea / Haifa / Acre
  • Drive along the coastal plain to Caesarea, once the roman capital of the region.
  • Explore the ruins and excavations of the Crusaders' city and the amphitheatre which has been restored as a concert venue; learn the history of the city through a multimedia presentation;
  • Proceed to Haifa to visit the Clandestine Immigration and Naval museum ("Af al Pi Chen") and hear the story of the illegal immigrants to Israel at the time of the British mandate.
  • Visit Acre, one of the ancient port cities in Israel, declared by UNESCO as a world heritage site; learn the history of the city through its unique buildings, fortresses and intact fortifications. Visit the underground Crusader City and walk through the old city, mosques and local market.
Meals: Buffet Breakfast & Dinner
Accommodation: Mitzpe Hayamim Spa hotel or similar
Day7Monday
Safed / Joseph Caro & the Ari synagogues / Golan Winery / Mount Bental
  • Drive to Safed ,one of the four holy cities in Israel, also considered the center of the Kabballah, the Jewish mysticism;
  • Visit the Joseph Caro and the Ari synagogues, the most important synagogues in the city; stroll around the artists' quarter and the picturesque alleyways.
  • Continue to the Golan Heights; Stop at Gadot overlook, the memorial site for the fallen of the Golan, located over former Syrian bunkers and see the monument built on site in honor of the Alexandroni brigade.
  • Stop at the Golan Winery for a tour and wine tasting;
  • Continue to Mount Bental, a dormant volcanic mountain, for a panoramic view of Mount Hermon and the Golan; learn the story of one of the largest tank battles that took place in 1973 war.
  • Return to your hotel.
Meals: Buffet Breakfast & Dinner
Accommodation: Mitzpe Hayamim Spa hotel or similar
Day8Tuesday
Tiberias / Nazareth / Beit Shean / Jerusalem
  • Visit Tiberias; Continue to Capernaum and explore the ruins of the synagogue and church of St. Peter.
  • Enjoy a boat ride on the Sea of Galilee and visit the Igal Alon center where an ancient 2000 year old ancient boat discovered is displayed.
  • Onto Nazareth to visit the church of Annunciation.
  • Continue to Beit Shean, also called "Scythopolis", the biggest archeological park in Israel with beautiful excavations from Roman and Byzantine periods.
  • Drive via the Jordan valley to Jerusalem;
  • Stop at Mount Scopus for a blessing as you enter the city.
Meals: Buffet Breakfast & Dinner
Accommodation: Jerusalem
Day9Wednesday
Old City Jerusalem / Cardo / Wailing Wall
  • Tour the Old City of Jerusalem;
  • Visit the Jewish and Christian quarters;
  • Walk through the Cardo, the reconstructed main street of Byzantine Jerusalem.
  • Visit the Wailing Wall. Learn the story of ancient Jerusalem as you tour the Western Wall tunnels; discover the hidden layers of the walls revealed underground.
  • Return to your hotel to freshen up and get ready for your night out.
  • Enjoy a Middle Eastern dinner followed by the Spectacular night show at Tower of David Museum.
Meals: Buffet Breakfast & Dinner
Accommodation: Jerusalem
Day10Thursday
Israel Museum / Knesset / Yad Vashem
  • Start the day with a visit to the Israel museum, the shrine of the book where the Dead Sea scrolls are housed, and the new holyland model, a miniature replica of Jerusalem as it was during the second temple period.
  • Continue for a tour at the Knesset, Israel's parliament house and see the Menorah with the biblical emblems.
  • Experience the contemporary Jerusalem at the famous Mahane Yehuda market with its authentic and colorful stands; Enjoy the "Shuk bites" and taste a variety of local food.
  • Continue to Yad Vashem, the memorial to the holocaust.
Meals: Buffet Breakfast & Dinner
Accommodation: Jerusalem
Day11Friday
Judean desert / Ein Gedi / Masada
  • Drive through the Judean desert;
  • Stop at Ein Gedi nature reserve and explore the lush oasis filled with waterfalls, vegetation and rare wildlife.
  • Continue to Massada, ascend by cable car and tour the ancient fortress; visit the remains of the walls, palaces, synagogue, the bathhouses etc.
  • Descend by cable car. Next, stop for lunch and Spa facilities in one of the leading hotels in the area.
Meals: Buffet Breakfast & Dinner
Accommodation: Jerusalem
Day12Saturday
Free Day
  • Day at leisure
Meals: Buffet Breakfast & Dinner
Accommodation: Jerusalem
Day13Sunday
Transfer to airport
  • Transfer to Ben Gurion airport where you will be met and assisted by our VIP representative who will escort you through security and passport control.
Meals: Buffet Breakfast
Accommodation: Jerusalem
Day14Monday
Arrival
  • Arrive back to the United States.
Meals: On board

* In the rare event that a hotel is overbooked, the group will be provided with an equivalent level hotel or higher.

ON SALE FOR 2020 – Save up to $600 per person on the new Deluxe Israel tour. Every journey is limited to just 12 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 for 2020 tours of $1995 is required for travelers without a roommate.

Departure Date Return Date

Mar 24, 2020

Apr 6, 2020

$4,550

Apr 14, 2020

Apr 27, 2020

$4,855

April 21, 2020

May 4, 2020

$4,560

May 5, 2020

May 18, 2020

$4,560

May 12, 2020

May 25, 2020

$4,560

Jun 2, 2020

Jun 15, 2020

$4,560

Jun 30, 2020

Jul 13, 2020

$4,475

Sep 1, 2020

Sep 14, 2020

$4,560

Oct 13, 2020

Oct 26, 2020

$4,560

Oct 20, 2020

Nov 2, 2020

$4,560

Oct 27, 2020

Nov 9, 2020

$4,560

Nov 3, 2020

Nov 16, 2020

$4,560

Nov 10, 2020

Nov 23, 2020

$4,560

Dec 15, 2020

Dec 28, 2020

$4,525

*The single supplement fee for this tour is $1995 for private rooms.

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Included in your tour package:

Join America Israel Tours’ exciting and new life-changing Jewish tour of Israel:

  • VIP meeting and assistance before passport control upon arrival and departure.
  • Private arrival and departure transfer from and to Ben Gurion airport to hotel in Tel-Aviv.
  • 11 night accommodation on bed and breakfast basis.
  • Free entrance to the business lounge at Royal Beach Tel-Aviv.
  • Yasmin room at Mitzpe Hayamim spa hotel.
  • Free entrance to the business lounge at the Orient Jerusalem hotel.
  • Two dinners are included at the hotel in the north.
  • 8 sightseeing days as per itinerary.
  • Tours will be conducted in our modern, deluxe type of vehicles: Mercedes E. Class, Mercedes Viano, deluxe Chevrolet Savannah or deluxe Mercedes Sprinter depending on number of participants.
  • Professional government licensed English-speaking guide.
  • Entrance fees to all sites as described in the program.
  • Middle Eastern dinner in Jerusalem followed by the Spectacular night show at Tower of David Museum
  • Lunch & Spa in Dead Sea hotel
  • Shuk bites at Mahane Yehuda market

Not Included:

  • International flights: please call us toll free at (877) 248-8687 to arrange your flights
  • Extra meals not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Extra expenses of personal nature
  • Tips to guide/driver and Hotel staff
  • Lunches en route on sightseeing days
  • Treatments at the Dead Sea spa
  • Travel Insurance (highly recommended)

Please Note:

  • Rates are for land package only
  • We do sell air tickets; please contact us at 877- America Israel Tours- TOUR (248-8687) to arrange your air travel
  • Inquire about a discount for reservations of 6 passengers and above
  • Extension tours to Eilat and/or Egypt & Jordan are available upon request
  • Extension tours to our other destinations are available upon request
  • A Bar/Bat Mitzvah ceremony can be arranged in Jerusalem at the Western or Southern Wall. (Please call for info)

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

Journey Highlights:

  • Palmach museum
  • Rabin Center
  • Tel-Aviv museum of art
  • Ayalon Institute
  • Golan winery
  • Boat ride on the Sea of Galilee
  • Western Wall Tunnels
  • Shuk bites at Mahane Yehuda market
  • Spectacular night show at Tower of David Museum
  • Dinner out in Jerusalem
  • Ein Gedi nature reserve
  • Lunch & Spa in Dead Sea hotel

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