SPLENDOR OF ISRAEL
12 Days itinerary
Arrived Ben Gurion meet at the airport and transfer to your hotel. overnight Tel-Aviv.
Pick up from your hotel and drive to the Palmach Museum, walk through a state-of-the-art multimedia experience that allows a glimpse into the fight for Israeli independence And the development of the renowned Israeli army, continue to the Independent hall museum where Ben Gurion declared Israel as the new Jewish State in My 1948.
Drive to Jaffa an 4000 years old port city, walk along the restored artist quarter and see the ancient ruins, drive through the high lights of Tel-Aviv Rothschild boulevard.
On to Rabin Square. overnight Tel-Aviv
Depart Tel-Aviv and drive long the castle rood to Caesarea, explore outstanding Roman and Crusader ruins including the impressive theater, Palace and Hippodrome was billed by King Harrods More than 2.000 years ago, see the old port and the aqueduct.
Continue to mount Carmel and visit the Druze village, continue to Haifa and see the Bahia’s and the Persian garden,
Visit Akko must well preserved Crusader city. including the escape tunnel and the Templer’s tunnel, on to Tiberius.overnight Tiberias
Drive to Safed, one of Judaism’s holiest city, where Kabala flourished during the golden age, visit the ancient Saphardic and Ashkenazi synagogues and the charming Artists Quarter.
Drive to Golan Heights to mount Ben-Tal and see the border with Syria for a great understanding of the fierce battles that took place during the 1967 six day War and 1973 Yom Kippur War. Visit a former Israeli Army bunker once used as an outpost, drive via the city of Katzrin long Golan Heights to Tiberius. Overnight Tiberius.
Depart Tiberius and drive long the Jordan valley river and parallel the long border with Jordan, past Jericho and Qumran’s caves the place where dead sea scrolls where founded. Arrived to Masada, ascend and descend by cable car to this last stronghold of the Zealots in their struggle against the Romans. visit the excavation, Herod the Great palaces Synagogue and bathhouse.
Drive to the hotel and opportunity to enjoy an “unsinkable” swim in the Dead Sea.Overnight Dead Sea.
Depart to Eilat and drive long the Arava desert valley, visit King Solomon’s pillars and King Solomon’s copper mines, tour of Eilat, overnight Eilat.
Optional. one day tour to Petra-Jordan
Visit under water observatory and the coral world..overnight Eilat.
Drive via Ramon crater, to Kibbutz Sade Booker, Ben Gurion’s Kibbutz in Negev desert and visit Ben Gurion’s grave. Drive through Bear Shiva to Jerusalem.Overnight Jerusalem
Morning drive to Hadassah Hospital to see the brilliant Chagall Windows, on to Yad Vashem, to visit the memorial to the Holocaust: visit the Museum the children pavilion. walk along the Avenue of the Righteous, visit the main exhibit of the Holocaust memorial.
Drive to Israel Museum and see the Shrine of the book, home of the Dead Sea Scrolls, see the Scale model of ancient Jerusalem.visit the existed Maheni Yuda Market . Overnight Jerusalem
Drive to mount Olives for a great view of old new Jerusalem. Drive to Mount Zion and visit king David’s tomb, and the room of the last supper, enter the old city through the Zion gate and walk along the Armenian’s Quarter, the Muslim’s Quarter to the Jewish Quarter and visit the Cardo, Jerusalem street of 2.000 years ago, tan the Kotel Western wall, and do the western wall tunnel tour, long the via Dolorosa to visit Jesus tomb. Overnight Jerusalem
Today, a great adventure!, Archaeological Seminar, spend the morning digging and excavation at the Tel Maresha at Beit Guvrin national park with the archeology, visit Latrun. Israeli IDF tank Museum.
Drive to Tel-Aviv or Jerusalem for last night.
Departure transfer for your flight