OVERVIEW | 9 Day Classic Israel Tour

The Interfaith 9 day Classic Israel Tour takes you on a journey to the land of where it all began. Join us on a magnificent journey through Israel on our 9 day Classic Israel tour.

Days 1 - 4: USA or Canada > Jerusalem, Israel

3 nights accommodation at Hotel in Jerusalem

TUESDAY DAY 1 – Arrival in Israel/9 Day Classic Israel Tour

Welcome to Israel! Upon arrival to Ben Gurion airport, you will be met and assisted before passport control. Following passport control, you will be transferred to your hotel in beautiful Tel Aviv, situated on the Mediterranean Coast. Enjoy the remainder of the day at leisure before we embark on our Interfaith 9 Day Classic Israel Tour.

PM: ON YOUR OWN

WEDNESDAY DAY 2 – Jerusalem (Old City)

BREAKFAST. Start the day with a magnificent panoramic view from Mount of Olives. Drive to the Old City; Visit the Tomb of King David and the Room of Last Supper on Mt. Zion. Enter the walled city and walk through the newly restored Jewish quarter.  Visit the Roman Cardo, the Herodian quarter and continue to the Western Wall. Walk along the Via Dolorosa to the Church of Holy Sepulchre. Continue to Bethlehem*; view Rachel’s Tomb and proceed to visit the Church of  Nativity and Manger Square.

PM: ON YOUR OWN

THURSDAY DAY 3 – Jerusalem (New City)

BREAKFAST. Drive to the Israel Museum;  visit the Shrine of the Book, where the Dead Sea scrolls are housed, and the miniature model of Jerusalem as it was during the Second Temple period; Proceed for a tour at the Knesset, Israel’s parliament. Continue to visit Mount Hertzel cemetery and Yad Vashem, the memorial to the Holocaust . Drive through Mea Shearim, the ultra orthodox neighborhood in Jerusalem and learn about their unique lifestyle. In the evening enjoy a middle eastern dinner followed by a spectacular “Sound & Light” show** at the Tower of David Museum.

PM: ON YOUR OWN

Days 4 - 6: Tel Aviv, Israel

2 nights accommodation at Hotel in Tel Aviv

FRIDAY DAY 4 – Qumeran /Massada /Dead Sea/Tel Aviv

BREAKFAST. Following breakfast, drive through the Judean desert towards the Dead Sea. The lowest point on earth, almost 1300 feet (400 meters) below sea level. Continuing towards Qumeran to visit the site where the Dead Sea scrolls were found. Furthermore, drive along the shores of the Dead Sea to Massada. Ascend by cable car and tour the ancient fortress where the Zealots made their last stand against the Romans.To conclude the day, descend by cable car and head to the Dead Sea for a swim (cover yourself with the mineral rich mud and float on the water). Proceed to your hotel in Tel Aviv for Check-In.

PM: ON YOUR OWN

SATURDAY DAY 5 – Tel Aviv at Leisure

BREAKFAST. Following breakfast, enjoy the remainder of the day at leisure.

PM: ON YOUR OWN

Days 6 - 8: Northern Israel

2 nights acconmodation at Kibbutz Resort Hotel, Sea of Galilee

SUNDAY DAY 6 – Caesarea/Megiddo/Druze Village/Haifa

BREAKFAST. Enjoy breakfast before we journey along the coastal plain to Caesarea, once the Roman capital of the region. See the excavations of the Crusaders city and the Roman port, aqueduct and amphitheater recently restored. Proceed to Megiddo, identified as the site of Armageddon; visit the archaeological excavations.

Furthermore, continue to Daliat-el-Carmel, a Druze village and enjoy a late lunch at a local restaurant. To conclude, proceed via Mount Carmel to Haifa for a panoramic view of the Haifa bay and the golden domed Bahai gardens

PM: DINNER AT HOTEL

MONDAY DAY 7 – Safed /Golan Heights/Winery

BREAKFAST. After breakfast, a scenic drive to Safed, the center of Jewish mysticism; Visit the ancient synagogues and the artists’ colony. Continue to the Golan Heights to see the former Syrian bunkers, Kuneitra and the new Israeli town of Katzrin. Moreover, stop at the Golan Winery for a tour and wine tasting. To conclude the day, proceed to “Golan Magic” for a multimedia presentation of the area and its history.

PM: DINNER AT HOTEL

Days 8- 9: Tel Aviv, Israel

1 night accommodation at a Tel Aviv Hotel

TUESDAY DAY 8 – Sea of Galilee/Nazareth/Tel Aviv

BREAKFAST. Following breakfast, we begin the day with a visit to Nazareth to visit the Church of Annunciation. Furthermore, continue to Tiberias; Visit Capernaum to see the ruins of the synagogue and octagonal Church of St. Peter. In addition, visit Mount of Beatitudes, where Jesus delivered the sermon on the mount. To conclude the day, drive via Beit Shean to Beit Alpha to see the remains of the mosaic floor of an ancient synagogue.

PM: ON YOUR OWN

WEDNESDAY DAY 9 – Tel Aviv/Ben Gurion/Departure

EARLY BREAKFAST. To conclude, we will transfer to Ben Gurion Airport for departure back home with lifelong memories of our Interfaith 9 Day Classic Israel Tour.

9 Day Classic Israel Tour

9 Day Classic Israel Tour
9 days / 8 nights
- Optional Tour: Eilat
- Optional Tour: Petra (With Eilat)
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Included in 9 Day Classic Israel Tour

8 nights accommodations:

  • 3 nights in Jerusalem
  • 2 nights in Tel Aviv
  • 2 night in the Galilee
  • 1 night in Tel Aviv
  • Hotel taxes and service charges

Tours and guiding:

  • 6 Days or Touring in a Deluxe motor-coach
  • A professional government licensed English speaking guide
  • Entrance fees to all sites and parks

Meet, assist and transfers:

  • Meet & assist at Ben Gurion Airport, immediately after passport control
  • Transfer on a arrival from Ben Gurion Airport to hotel in Jerusalem
  • Transfer on departure from Hotel (TBD)

Meals included:

  • Israeli style buffet breakfast daily
  • 2 dinners at hotels in the Galilee
  • 1 dinner in Jerusalem
  • 1 light lunch at Druze Village

SITES VISITED

Tel Aviv & Old Jaffa

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Old City Jerusalem

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Sea of Galilee

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Dead Sea + Massada

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