7 Day Classic Israel Tour

7 Day Classic Israel Tour

Starts in: Tel Aviv & Jerusalem | Available: every day
Tour Package
Air Conditioned Transport
Accommodation Included
Expert Tour Guide
7 day package
English
From
$829/ person
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A seven-day tour providing a great introduction to Israel. This is a versatile tour compressing a huge number of sites, sounds, and Israel experiences into a short space of time. The tour includes everything, from accommodation, luxury coach transportation, entry to tons of sites, and fully licensed and experienced Israel tour guides. This tour can be partly customized and starts every day of the year. The standard itinerary for this tour briefly includes (detailed itinerary can be seen below) Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Caesarea, Haifa, Akko, the Galilee, the Golan Heights, as well as the Dead Sea, and Masada.

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7 Day Classic Israel Tour Highlights

1

Spend some free time in Tel Aviv discovering the Bauhaus architecture, serene beaches, and world-famous art museum

2

Step into the past with a walk through the churches of Nazareth, and the sparkling waters that surround Tiberias, the iconic Sea of Galilee

3

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 and the Stella Maris Monastery in Haifa

4

Wander the cobble streets of Jerusalem's Old City, exploring all of its four quarters, and more contemporary attractions, including Machane Yehuda

5

Learn about the heart-wrenching tale of the floating fortress of Masada and refresh yourself in the healing waters and mud of the Dead Sea

6

Comprehensive tour covering the most fascinating ancient and contemporary highlights of Israel
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7 Day Classic Israel Tour Itinerary

Day 1 - Arrival
  • Arrive to Israel
  • Check into your hotel in Tel Aviv or Jerusalem, enjoy some free time to explore the beach, White City, and cafes in the area
  • Overnight in Tel Aviv or Jerusalem, relax and recover from your journey before the first touring day tomorrow
Day 2 - Galilee, Nazareth & Yardenit
  • Pick up from centralized pickup point in Jerusalem or Tel Aviv
  • Pass through the Jezreel Valley (Valley of the Armageddon) on your way to Nazareth, where you’ll tour the Church of the Annunciation and St Joseph
  • Pass the Church of the Multiplication
  • Visit Cana, and see the Mount of Beatitudes on the shores of the Sea of Galilee
  • Visit the Yardenit Baptism Site on the Jordan River and immerse in the water
  • Overnight in Tel Aviv or Jerusalem
Day 3 - Tel Aviv Urban Tour
  • Pick up from centralized pickup point in Tel Aviv
  • Walk through Tel Aviv’s UNESCO World Heritage Site, the White City, including the well-known Rothschild Boulevard and surrounding streets admiring the details and historical past of the buildings which are world-renowned
  • Learn about the foundation of Tel Aviv just over 100 years ago by European migrants, and discover how their roots influenced the architecture and culture of the city to this day, including the Bauhaus, international, and eclectic buildings which are so iconic here
  • Explore the colorful and vibrant Shuk HaCarmel (market), Tel Aviv’s main market-place, and discover the many international flavors and ingredients
  • From the fresh olives to the spice market, fresh local cheeses and artisan bread, the market is filled with colors, flavors and many local ingredients and pastries such as halva, baklava, and other sweet delights. Fresh products and meat can be purchased along with a wide variety of local specialties
  • Enjoy a sampling of authentic flavors, such as fresh Ghat and etrog juice with exotic and historical roots, Zaatar with Lahuh – a middle eastern herb blend with a soft Yemei fermented bread, Garinim – a mix of roasted seeds, a popular Israeli snack, Halva – a sweet confectionery made from sesame seeds, Dolmas – Druzian style rice wrapped in vine leaves and a seasonal market item. (Items are subject to change based on availability/seasonality)
  • Take in the rich history and cultural significance of Tel Aviv street art by exploring South Tel Aviv’s streets. Learn the stories behind the dynamic graffiti and street art in the area
  • The Florentin neighborhood is Tel Aviv’s ‘Lower East Side’, home to the city’s creative class, and is home to many interesting venues and businesses
  • Overnight in Tel Aviv
Day 4 - Caesarea, Akko and Haifa
  • Pick up from centralized pickup point in Jerusalem or Tel Aviv
  • Visit the Herodian city of Caesarea on the Mediterranean
  • Tour Akko, the Crusader port
  • Marvel the views over Haifa Bay from the Stella Maris Monastery. See the Bahai Gardens in Israel’s third city, Haifa. Take a stroll through the German Colony
  • Overnight in Tel Aviv or Jerusalem
Day 5 - Jerusalem
  • Pick up from centralized pickup point in Jerusalem or Tel Aviv
  • Tour all four quarters of the Old City – visiting sites such as the Western Wall, Via Dolorosa, Church of the Sepulcher, Jaffa Gate, Mount Zion, and more
  • Visit the colorful bazaar in the Muslim quarter and see the Dome of the Rock
  • Exit the Old City walls into modern-day Jerusalem, stopping at various attractions along lively Jaffa Street, including the Municipality complex, and more.
  • Explore Machane Yehuda, the largest market in Jerusalem, where you will taste your way through the mouthwatering stalls and vendors
  • Overnight in Jerusalem
Day 6 - Masada, Ein Gedi & Dead Sea
  • Pick up from centralized pickup point in Jerusalem or Tel Aviv
  • Drive through the Judean desert and descend to the lowest region on Earth
  • Time permitting, there will be a photo opportunity as you reach sea level
  • Ascend Masada by cable car to see the impressive desert fortress and tour the ruins with your guide
  • Relax at a private beach at the Dead Sea, float in the waters, and cover yourself in the healing muds
  • Walk through a real desert oasis at Ein Gedi and take a dip in the waterfalls
  • Overnight in Tel Aviv or Jerusalem
Day 7 - Departure
  • Departure day
  • Enjoy a free day to explore at your leisure
NB - all timings on 7 Day Classic Israel Tour are approximate
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Important Details

Includes
Transportation in modern air-conditioned vehicles
Daily pick up from a centralized location
6 overnights accommodation
Hand-picked expert guide
Excludes
Meals and drinks
Entrance fees
Personal travel insurance
Gratuities
What to Bring
Walking shoes
Hat and sunscreen
Comfortable clothing according to the season
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
The order of days is subject to change and will be reflected on your itinerary provided before travel. Hotel choice is provided upon availability. Change of an existing package booking is possible only for a fee and depends on the availability of hotels
Detailed information regarding pick up locations will be provided in your confirmation email
If you select pick up/drop off at the airport, please provide your flight details in 'Notes', or reach out to our customer team with the relevant information for your airport pick up
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