The Beauty of Israel: A 10-Day Historical Tour
Journey to Israel to for a 10-day tour where you will uncover the biblical, historical and naturally beautiful sights of this incredible country. Explore Jerusalem's Mt Zion, the room of the Last Supper and tomb of King David. Travel to the Dead Sea to float effortlessly in the salty water, discover Roman and Byzantine ruins, marvel at the spectacular Sea of Galilee, visit the modern city of Tel Aviv and more with nine nights of plush accommodation, daily breakfast, six dinners, transportation in a modern air-conditioned motorcoach, entrance fees per itinerary and the services of an English-speaking guide throughout the entire tour.
- 9 nights of deluxe accommodation
- 4 nights at the Mount Zion Hotel in Jerusalem
- 1 night at the Daniel Hotel in the Dead Sea
- 2 nights at Nof Ginosar or Ramot Resort Hotel in Galilee
- 2 nights at the Dan Panorama in Tel Aviv
- 9 delicious breakfasts
- 6 dinners
- English-speaking *tour guide *
- Transportation in a** modern, air-conditioned motorcoach**
- Entrance fees per itinerary
- All *tipping & gratuities *
- Comfortable wireless earphones for enhanced touring
- Hotel porterage
Discover the enchanting beauty of the biblical Holy Land of Israel on a 10-day tour featuring the historic city of Jerusalem, the magic of the** Dead Sea, the famous *Galilee *and the bustling markets of **Tel Aviv. Enjoy the convenience of** daily breakfasts** and select dinners on a planned getaway that’ll take you on a journey through an incredibly** diverse and spiritual country and will give you insight into the **culture, history and natural beauty in stylish comfort along the way.
What You’ll Love
The History – Discover the Old City of Jerusalem and the learn about the past at the World Holocaust Remembrance Centre
Begin your tour in Jerusalem and explore the walled Old City's four distinct sections: the Christian Quarter, Jewish Quarter, Muslim Quarter and Armenian Quarter. Head to Mt. Zion to witness the room of the** Last Supper** and traditional tomb of King David, before exploring the Church of the Holy Sepulchre *- one of the holiest sites in the Christian world - as well as the *Western Wall tunnels and ancient Roman market street in the Jewish Quarter.
In Jerusalem, you'll also visit the Shrine of the Book where the famous Dead Sea Scrolls are kept, the Mount Herzl Military Cemetery and Israel's Holocaust Memorial, where you’ll get a deeper understanding of some of the tragic occurences of the past.
Travel north in an air-conditioned motorcoach through the Jordan River Valley passing Qumran, the archaeological site near the caves where the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered.
Explore the deep religious heritage of Galilee and drive through the Galilean hills to Nazareth where you’ll visit the Church of the Annunciation, the largest basilica in the Middle East. Then, follow the Mediterranean coast, stopping in the ancient harbor of Caesarea *to see its *Roman, Byzantine and Crusader ruins and the impressive theatre.
The Beauty – History, culture and striking architecture
As well as history, culture and religion, Israel is a country that holds plenty of beauty. You’ll wander the striking sandstone city of Jerusalem and get lost in the magical narrow streets of history.
Bursting with beauty and unique wonder, Israel borders the famous Dead Sea. The lowest point of land in the world, the Dead Sea sits 400 metres below sea level. The majestic site is known as** one of the wonders of the world** with its** hypersaline water** that** forces anything to float.**
Experience the religious heritage and beauty of the region of Galilee with its striking mountainous terrain perched on the Mediterranean Sea. You’ll journey on to one of the oldest cities in Israel, Beit She’an, to witness the impressive natural beauty it holds as some of the best-preserved ruins in the Middle East.
The Accommodation – Enjoy deluxe accommodation in the best locations
Spend four beautiful nights a mere stone’s throw from Jerusalem’s Old City at the** Mount Zion Hotel**. Enjoy a premium location amid the best attractions of one of the oldest cities in the world.
Unwind with a night on the shores of one of the wonders of the world. Stamped with the 2017 Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence, The** Daniel Dead Sea** brings you deluxe service in an even better location.
End your whirlwind tour of Israel in the bustling capital city of Tel Aviv, where you’ll enjoy** two nights of beachfront accommodation** at the Dan Panorama Tel Aviv. Located on the shored of the Mediterranean, the unbeatable location sits between Tel Aviv’s city centre and the gorgeous** port of Jaffa** – the oldest part of Tel Aviv.
The ’7 day change of mind guarantee’ does not apply for Tour bookings. Due to the high demand and limited departures any cancellation / refund requests must be made within 48 hours of purchase. Otherwise, the standard Luxury Escapes Refund Policy applies.
Valid for the following tour departure dates:
3 August 2018
17 August 2018
14 December 2018
4 January 2019
11 January 2019
18 January 2019
15 February 2019
22 February 2019
All departure dates are subject to availability and early bookings are highly recommended.
Instant Booking: To secure your dates at purchase, click 'Instant Booking' and select your preferred package. Once your preferred package is selected you'll click through to 'Choose Your Dates of Travel' and will be able to enter in your preferred tour commencement date.
Tour Capacity: The maximum tour capacity is 42 people.
The minimum age for the tour is 12 years.
The package is valid for ONE PERSON aged 12 years or older (based on twin share). If you are travelling with another person you must purchase TWO PACKAGES, otherwise an additional single traveller surcharge will apply.
Single Traveller Surcharge: If travelling alone, a single traveller surcharge will incur, payable directly to the tour provider upon check-in. Surcharges are as follows:
14 December 2018 - AU$1,200
All other dates - AU$1,050
Tour includes accommodation at the following hotels (or similar):
Mount Zion Hotel
Daniel Dead Sea Hotel
Nof Ginosar or Ramot Resort Hotel
Dan Panorama Tel Aviv
Accommodation is subject to availability and may be substituted for a hotel of a similar standard.
Dining inclusions do not include beverages (unless otherwise stated) and menu options are subject to change.
The following optional attractions and activities are available on your tour:
Half-day Bethlehem Tour
Half-day Jerusalem Herodian Mansions & Burnt House
Illuminated Jerusalem; Dinner & Sound & Light Show
Full Day Upper Galilee & Golan Heights with lunch
Travel insurance is recommended. We suggest purchasing travel insurance as soon as possible after purchasing this package.
Not valid in conjunction with any other offer or on existing reservations.
Any unused portion of the package is non-refundable and cannot be exchanged for other services or cash.
Please note: disability access is limited during the tour please consider this when making your booking. Hotels may not have ramps, wide entryways or elevators to accommodate disabled passengers or devices such as wheelchairs, walkers and motorised scooters. Due to physical constraints and space limitations, wheelchairs, walking frames and motorised scooters may not be taken aboard motor coaches.
Package cannot be split.
Offer only available for consecutive nightly stays.
Your passport must be valid at least 6 months beyond your intended stay overseas.
The value and comparative savings has been determined based on published rack rates and the value of inclusions. Please be advised that rack rates may not be reflective of actual rates being charged, dependent on the timing and manner of your booking and therefore are only indicative of the level of saving.
All activities and services are subject to availability.
Please note that full terms and conditions apply - refer https://luxuryescapes.com/au/terms-and-conditions
- Exclusively negotiated offers. We go direct to ensure you get the best price possible.
- Guaranteed quality. We test the beds to assure ‘the world's best holidays’.