Perched at the crossroads of Middle Eastern history for centuries and the spiritual home to Jews, Christians, and Muslims alike, Israel remains a must-visit destination for anyone eager to understand this dynamic, always-changing region. Explore the historic towns of Bethlehem and Nazareth, tune into the rhythm of daily life in the Golan Heights, visit Bedouin communities in the Negev Desert, and experience a soul-stirring visit to a refugee camp. Thousands of incredible moments, one comprehensive trip.
Duration: 8 Days
Activities: Local Culture & Cuisine, History
Guide (Language): english
Start City: Tel Aviv, Israel
Guaranteed Departure: No
Physical Demand: 3 - Average
Trip Rating: 0%
Trip ID: 127188
End City: Jerusalem, Israel
|Duration: 8 Days||Guaranteed Departure: Yes|
|For lovers of: Local Culture & Cuisine, History||Physical rating: 3 - Average|
|Accommodation standard: Budget%||Traveller Tour Rating: 0%|
|Your Guide: English speaking||Tour code: 127188|
|Starts: Tel Aviv, Israel||Finishes: Jerusalem, Israel|
There will be the chance for the group to head out for an optional local dinner.
Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Enjoy a quick driving tour of Tel Aviv before continuing to historic Jaffa to visit the old markets and the Old Port.
After, make a unique visit to a Druze village and enjoy lunch with a local family.
Continue on to Akko to visit the old markets, Aljazar Mosque, and the unique underground crusader castle before journeying on to Nazareth for the night.
Tel Aviv Orientation Drive and Jaffa Port Tour
Druze Village Visit
Akko City Tour
Make stop along the way.
Private Vehicle (200km)
Travel to Golan Heights and learn more about this history of the area.
Visit the Sea of Galilee, including sights like the Church of Transfiguration and the Mount of Beatitudes.
Later, travel to a kibbutz for the night. Learn about this unique communal way of life unique to Israel.
Golan Heights Visit
Sea of Galilee Area Tour
Travel to Masada, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and visit the famous rock fortress. Opt to hike (or ride) to the top and learn more about this ancient place.
Continue on to the fascinating Dead Sea. Cover yourself in the healing mud, bob like a cork in very salty water, or enjoy a little sunbathing on the shore.
Masada Guided Tour
Dead Sea Visit (Israel)
Travel to the Negev Desert and visit a village to learn firsthand about Bedouin culture before sleeping overnight in a Bedouin camp.
Bedouin Camping Excursion
Travel to biblical Bethlehem and visit the Church of the Nativity before heading to Duhaishe Camp for Palestinian refugees. The camp has become something of a permanent town. Learn more about the situation of the Palestinians in Israel and what life in the camp is all about.
In the late afternoon, travel to Jerusalem for the evening.
Duhaishe Palestinian Refugee Camp
Visit the four quarters of the Old City on a guided walk: the Christian, Jewish, Armenian, and Muslim quarters.
After, walk the 14 stations of the Dolorosa, ending at the Holy Sepulchre Church, and visit the Western Wall.
Spend some free time exploring in the afternoon.
Old Jerusalem Walking Tour
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Trip Name: Israel Explorer
Duration: 8 Days
From Price: 1887
Trip Code: 127188
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