5 Day Classic Israel Tour

Starts in Tel Aviv & JerusalemAvailable every day
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Air Conditioned Transport
Accommodation Included
Expert Tour Guide
5 day package
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$699per person

This five-day tour of Israel takes you all around the country, from north to south and everything in between, as you visit many of the highlights that Israel has to offer. This tour is the perfect introduction for anyone wanting to explore the very best of Israel in just five days. Tour Jerusalem, both the Old City and the new, float in the Dead Sea, and ascend Masada while experiencing the story of this famous desert fortress. Explore the north of Israel, visiting sites such as Akko, Nazareth, Caesarea, and the Sea of Galilee. Discover the Judean Desert and tour Jericho and Bethlehem with local guides. The tour operates every day of the year and rates include accommodation, luxury coach transportation and fully licensed and experienced tour guides.


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5 Day Classic Israel Tour Highlights

  1. Wander the cobble streets of Jerusalem's Old City, exploring all of its four quarters, and more contemporary attractions, including Machane Yehuda
  2. Pick your own perfect hotels from our curated collection for the best night's rest
  3. See the birthplace of Christ and the ancient wonders of Bethlehem before visiting the oldest and lowest city on Earth, Jericho
  4. Explore Roman Herodian ruins at the historic port city of Caesarea, the melting pot that is the Crusader city of Akko, the Bahai Hanging Gardens & the Stella Maris Monasteryin Haifa
  5. See the best of Israel with experienced guides and on the ground specialists
  6. Walk through historic Nazareth and the churches that line this fascinating city
  7. Marvel at the lush green landscapes and sparkling waters of the Sea of Galilee, and walk the trails that line the Jordan River on your way to the Yardenit Baptismal Site
  8. Discover the floating fortress of Masada and its ancient ruins and panoramic views before descending into the Judean Desert to float in the healing waters of the Dead Sea and walk the falls and forests of Ein Gedi
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5 Day Classic Israel Tour Itinerary

Day 1 - Jerusalem
  • Start your tour by visiting the four quarters of the Old City
  • Visit the Western Wall in the Jewish Quarter
  • In the Christian quarter, walk in the footsteps of history on the Via Dolorosa and visit the Holy Sepulchre
  • In the Muslim Quarter, see the famous 'souq', markets, and take in the flavors and smells surrounding you
  • Walk from Tzahal Square to the Municipality complex, Jaffa Street, Davidka Square, and Nachlaot
  • Explore the scents, sounds and flavors of Machane Yehuda Market
  • Finish your day and return to the hotel you chose from our recommended options
Day 2 - Masada, Ein Gedi & Dead Sea
  • Arrival in Masada. Ascend via the cable car and explore the site with a guided tour
  • Explore the ruins of King Herod's palace and fortified site, which is a symbol of heroism in Jewish history and Israel society
  • Arrive at Ein Gedi. Explore this beautiful nature reserve, a true desert oasis
  • Enjoy floating in the Dead Sea waters and immersing in muds of this unique place, the lowest point on Earth. Free time for lunch
  • Leave the Dead Sea after a full day of exploring the 'must see' sites of Israel
  • Overnight in vibrant Tel Aviv or historic Jerusalem in a hotel you select from our recommended options
Day 3 - Bethlehem, Jericho and Jordan River
  • Arrive In Bethlehem And Meet Your Local Guide, Tour The city where Jesus was born, with its famous Church of Nativity
  • See the famous Banksy hotel
  • Continue To Jericho For Your Guided Tour And Ascend The Mount Of Temptation via cable car
  • Visit The Qasr Al Yahud Baptismal Site On The Jordan River
Day 4- Caesarea, Haifa and Akko
  • Start your day exploring Caesarea - see the 2,000-year-old remains of the Roman amphitheater and hippodrome
  • Explore Akko, the city of the Crusaders, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Visit Haifa, see the famous hanging Bahai Gardens and Stella Maris Monastery
  • You’ll finish the tour full, fascinated and ready to take on another day of exploration
  • Overnight in vibrant Tel Aviv or historic Jerusalem in a hotel you select from our recommended options
Day 5 - Galillee, Nazareth and Yardenit
  • Arrive at Sea of Galilee area; The largest freshwater lake in Israel which is also the source of the sacred Jordan River
  • Visit Capernaum - home to the Apostles, at the foot of the Mount of Beatitudes
  • Enjoy the panoramic views of the lake and the surrounding valley on your way to Church of Multiplication at Taghba
  • Arrive to River Jordan at Yardenit and visit the Baptism site
  • Explore Nazareth, Israel's largest Arab city with its distinctly Middle Eastern flavor and the charming old town of Nazareth
  • Overnight in vibrant Tel Aviv or historic Jerusalem in a hotel you select from our recommended options
NB - all timings on 5 Day Classic Israel Tour are approximate
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Important Details

Transportation in modern air-conditioned vehicles
Hand-picked expert tour guide
Daily pick up from a centralized location
4 overnights accommodation
Meals and drinks
Entrance fees
Personal travel insurance
What to Bring
Comfortable clothing according to the season
Walking shoes
Hat & sunscreen
Essential Information
Why stay in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv? These two cities provide access to countless great restaurants and leisure options, and more flexibility than being based in other locations. Your overnight stays will be booked according to your final tour schedule, which may vary from the sample itinerary online
Please note that the order of events is subject to change and will be confirmed in your final itinerary before you travel
Detailed information regarding pick up locations will be provided in your confirmation email