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Combine the ancient biblical cities of Jerusalem, Nazareth and Acre with cosmopolitan Tel Aviv, while discovering ancient ruins in coastal Caesarea, Capernaum on the shores of the Sea of Galilee, and Masada above the Dead Sea.
- 4-star accommodation
- Flexible - extensions, room & flight upgrades available
- Small group size - maximum 18 people
- International flights
- Transfers in air-conditioned vehicles
- 8 breakfasts, 2 dinners
- Guided sightseeing & entrance fees
- Experienced local tour manager
- Small group size - maximum 18 people
- Spend two full days exploring The Old City & The New City of Jerusalem
- Stay in a Kibbutz for two nights
- Visit the Unesco world heritage sites at Masada and Acre
- Float in mineral-rich waters at the Dead Sea
- Explore the bustling city of Tel Aviv
Day 1: Fly to Tel Aviv
Fly from London (regional connections available) to Ben Gurion airport with British Airways. Transfer to the Arthur Hotel (or similar) in Jerusalem for 4 nights.
Day 2: Jerusalem
Take a guided tour of the Old City of Jerusalem, visiting the Church of the Holy Sepulchre and the Western Wall among other sites.
Day 3: Masada • Dead Sea • Qumran
Travel through the desert to the Unesco world heritage site of Masada and its mountain-top ruins. Continue to the Dead Sea for a dip in the mineral-rich waters. Then visit Qumran, one of the most significant archaeological discoveries of the twentieth century, where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found.
Day 4: Jerusalem
Take a guided tour of the New City of Jerusalem. Visit the Israel Museum, home to the Dead Sea Scrolls; Knesset, the building of the Israeli paarliament; and the Yad Vashem Holocaust monument. Continue to Mahane Yehuda market.
Day 5: Nazareth • Kibbutz Degania Bet • Sea of Galilee
Travel north to Nazareth and visit the imposing Church of the Annunciation. Take a tour of a kibbutz then visit the Mount of the Beatitudes, where Jesus delivered the Sermon on the Mount. Continue to Capernaum and see ruins of a fifth-century synagogue and the early octagonal church built around the house of St Peter
Day 6: Banias Spring • Mount Bental
Visit the impressive Banias Waterfall and the archaeological remains of Caesarea Philippi at Banias Spring, at the foot of Mount Hermon. Take a tasting tour at an award-winning winery. Continue to Mount Bental for stunning views of the Golan and a visit to the Syrian bunkers.
Day 7: Acre • Caesarea • Tel Aviv
Visit the Old City of Acre, a Unesco world heritage site with stunning Crusader remains. En route to Caesarea, stop at Yemin Orde, a safe haven and home for Holocaust orphans. Visit Caesarea National Park to see the large Roman amphitheatre and the historic port.
Day 8: Jaffa • Tel Aviv
Today explore Jaffa’s ancient port and modern Tel Aviv. Visit Neve Tzedek, the oldest neighbourhood in Tel Aviv and the bustling Carmel Market. Continue to Rothschild Boulevard and view Independence Hall where David Ben-Gurion famously declared the independence of the modern State of Israel.
Day 9: Fly to London
Transfer to Ben Gurion airport and fly to London with British Airways.
Cinema Hotel, Tel Aviv
The Cinema Hotel is situated in Dizengoff, one of the most renowned districts of Tel Aviv, just a 9-minute walk from the beach.
Kibbutz Merom Golan, Golan Heights
The Kibbutz Merom Golan resort is situated in the northern Golan Heights, 1,000 metres above sea level and within the Bental Volcano's crater. The resort is surrounded by nature reserves, parks, flora and fauna, allowing for a wide variety of attractions and activities such as hiking, wildlife spotting and bird watching.
The Arthur Hotel, Jerusalem
This resort is located on Dorot Rishonim Street in the newly renovated and pedestrianised area of Ben-Yehuda, just 15 minutes' walk from the Old City.
Please note, prices listed are guide prices only and are based on 2 people sharing and don't include any additional supplements. Holiday prices are fluid and dynamic and may be changed at a moment's notice, prior to booking, at which point they are confirmed. Please call the team free on 0800 707 6229 for more departure dates available and a quote.
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