The Classical Tour Of Israel-10Days

Itinerary


DAY 1 - Fri: Arrive Ben Gurion Airport, Tel Aviv

After arrival at Ben Gurion airport, you will be met by our transfer representative and transferred to your hotel in Tel Aviv.


Carlton Hotel or Similar


DAY 2 - Sat: Tel Aviv

Day at Leisure


Carlton Hotel or Similar
B


DAY 3 - Sun: Tel Aviv - Caesarea - Druze village - Haifa

Drive along the coastal plain to Caesarea, capital of Judea under the Romans. See the excavations of the Crusader city and the Roman port, aqueduct and the amphitheatre that has been restored to its former glory as a concert venue. Proceed to Megiddo, identified as the site of Armageddon; visit the archaeological excavations including the well preserved water supply system. Continue to Daliat El Carmel, a Druze village and enjoy a late lunch at a local restaurant . Proceed via Mount Carmel to Haifa for a panoramic view of the Haifa bay and the Golden domed Bahai Shrine and gardens. Overnight in a Kibbutz guesthouse.


Kibbutz Lavi or Similar
B,L,D


DAY 4 - Mon: Haifa - Safed - Golan Heights - Winery

Drive to Safed , the center of Jewish mysticism, where you will 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. Stop at the Golan winery for a tour and wine tasting. Proceed to "Kessem Hagolan", a multimedia presentation of the area and its history. Overnight in a Kibbutz guesthouse.


Kibbutz Lavi or Similar
B,D


DAY 5 - Tue: Katzrin - Sea of Galilee - Nazareth

Start the day with a visit to Nazareth and visit the church of Annunciation; Continue to Tiberias; Visit Capernaum to see the ruins of the synagogue and octagonal church of St. Peter; Visit Mount of Beatitudes where Jesus delivered the sermon on the mount . Drive via Beit Shean to Beit Alpha to see the remains of the mosaic floor of an ancient synagogue depicting the zodiac. Overnight in Jerusalem.


Hotel Inbal or Similar
B


DAY 6 - Wed: Jerusalem: Old City

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 The Last Supper on Mount 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 the Holy Sepulchre . Continue to Bethlehem*. view Rachel's tomb and proceed to visit the Church of Nativity and manger's square. Overnight in Jerusalem.


Hotel Inbal or Similar
B


DAY 7 - Thu: Jerusalem: New City

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 Herzl cemetery and Yad Vashem, the memorial to the Holocaust. Visit Mea Shearim, the ultra orthodox neighborhood in Jerusalem and learn about their unique lifestyle. In the evening enjoy a Middle Eastern dinner followed by the spectacular "sound& light" show* at the Tower of David museum. (Weather conditions permitting) . Overnight in Jerusalem.


Hotel Inbal or Similar
B,D


DAY 8 - Fri: Jerusalem - Massada - Dead Sea

Drive through the Judean Desert to the Dead Sea, the lowest point on earth, almost 1300 feet (400 meters) below sea level. Stop at Qumran to visit the site where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found. Drive along the shores of the Dead Sea to Masada. Ascend by cable car and tour the ancient fortress where the Zealots made their last stand against the Romans before committing mass suicide in 73 AD. Descend by cable car. Continue to the Dead Sea. Cover yourself with the mineral rich mud and experience a swim in the Dead Sea ** that many believe has its therapeutic effects. Overnight in Jerusalem.


Hotel Inbal or Similar
B


DAY 9 - Sat: Jerusalem

Free day at leisure in Jerusalem. Overnight in Jerusalem.


Hotel Inbal or Similar
B


DAY 10 - Sun: Depart Jerusalem

Transfer to your flight back to North America.B



Pricing


Price Per Person

Price Per Person

01 Jun 2012

02 Aug 2012

First

$ 3,129

$ 2,018

01 Jun 2012

02 Aug 2012

Deluxe

$ 3,486

$ 2,397

03 Aug 2012

30 Aug 2012

First

$ 3,102

$ 1,924

03 Aug 2012

30 Aug 2012

Deluxe

$ 3,581

$ 2,425

31 Aug 2012

06 Sep 2012

First

$ 2,754

$ 1,642

31 Aug 2012

06 Sep 2012

Deluxe

$ 3,449

$ 2,360

07 Sep 2012

20 Dec 2012

First

$ 2,865

$ 1,753

07 Sep 2012

20 Dec 2012

Deluxe

$ 3,384

$ 2,295

05 Apr 2013

11 Apr 2013

First

$ 2,072

$ 967

05 Apr 2013

11 Apr 2013

Deluxe

$ 3,069

$ 1,955

12 Apr 2013

30 May 2013

First

$ 2,174

$ 967

12 Apr 2013

30 May 2013

Deluxe

$ 2,898

$ 1,785

31 May 2013

04 Jul 2013

First

$ 2,174

$ 967

31 May 2013

04 Jul 2013

Deluxe

$ 3,145

$ 2,035

05 Jul 2013

26 Sep 2013

First

$ 2,259

$ 967

05 Jul 2013

26 Sep 2013

Deluxe

$ 3,069

$ 1,890

27 Sep 2013

21 Nov 2013

First

$ 2,072

$ 967

27 Sep 2013

21 Nov 2013

Deluxe

$ 2,932

$ 1,822

22 Nov 2013

12 Dec 2013

First

$ 2,072

$ 967

22 Nov 2013

12 Dec 2013

Deluxe

$ 2,686

$ 1,571

02 May 2014

08 May 2014

First

$ 3,046

$ 1,865

02 May 2014

08 May 2014

Deluxe

$ 3,822

$ 2,593

09 May 2014

15 May 2014

First

$ 3,079

$ 1,901

09 May 2014

15 May 2014

Deluxe

$ 3,822

$ 2,593

16 May 2014

22 May 2014

First

$ 3,079

$ 1,901

16 May 2014

22 May 2014

Deluxe

$ 3,822

$ 2,593

23 May 2014

29 May 2014

First

$ 3,079

$ 1,901

23 May 2014

29 May 2014

Deluxe

$ 3,822

$ 2,593

30 May 2014

05 Jun 2014

First

$ 3,079

$ 1,901

30 May 2014

05 Jun 2014

Deluxe

$ 3,822

$ 2,593

06 Jun 2014

12 Jun 2014

First

$ 3,348

$ 2,169

06 Jun 2014

12 Jun 2014

Deluxe

$ 3,822

$ 2,593

13 Jun 2014

19 Jun 2014

First

$ 3,452

$ 2,273

13 Jun 2014

19 Jun 2014

Deluxe

$ 3,822

$ 2,593

20 Jun 2014

26 Jun 2014

First

$ 3,452

$ 2,273

20 Jun 2014

26 Jun 2014

Deluxe

$ 3,822

$ 2,593

27 Jun 2014

03 Jul 2014

First

$ 3,521

$ 2,272

27 Jun 2014

03 Jul 2014

Deluxe

$ 3,891

$ 2,593

04 Jul 2014

10 Jul 2014

First

$ 3,218

$ 1,969

04 Jul 2014

10 Jul 2014

Deluxe

$ 3,535

$ 2,239

11 Jul 2014

17 Jul 2014

First

$ 3,218

$ 1,969

11 Jul 2014

17 Jul 2014

Deluxe

$ 3,535

$ 2,239

18 Jul 2014

24 Jul 2014

First

$ 3,149

$ 1,865

18 Jul 2014

24 Jul 2014

Deluxe

$ 3,535

$ 2,239

25 Jul 2014

31 Jul 2014

First

$ 3,149

$ 1,865

25 Jul 2014

31 Jul 2014

Deluxe

$ 3,535

$ 2,239

01 Aug 2014

07 Aug 2014

First

$ 3,149

$ 1,865

01 Aug 2014

07 Aug 2014

Deluxe

$ 3,535

$ 2,239

08 Aug 2014

14 Aug 2014

First

$ 3,149

$ 1,865

08 Aug 2014

14 Aug 2014

Deluxe

$ 3,656

$ 2,361

15 Aug 2014

21 Aug 2014

First

$ 3,149

$ 1,865

15 Aug 2014

21 Aug 2014

Deluxe

$ 3,656

$ 2,361

22 Aug 2014

28 Aug 2014

First

$ 3,149

$ 1,865

22 Aug 2014

28 Aug 2014

Deluxe

$ 3,656

$ 2,361

29 Aug 2014

04 Sep 2014

First

$ 2,881

$ 1,700

29 Aug 2014

04 Sep 2014

Deluxe

$ 3,535

$ 2,239

05 Sep 2014

11 Sep 2014

First

$ 2,786

$ 1,605

05 Sep 2014

11 Sep 2014

Deluxe

$ 3,465

$ 2,239

12 Sep 2014

16 Oct 2014

First

$ 2,786

$ 1,605

12 Sep 2014

16 Oct 2014

Deluxe

$ 3,465

$ 2,239

17 Oct 2014

23 Oct 2014

First

$ 3,046

$ 1,865

17 Oct 2014

23 Oct 2014

Deluxe

$ 3,465

$ 2,239

24 Oct 2014

30 Oct 2014

First

$ 3,149

$ 1,865

24 Oct 2014

30 Oct 2014

Deluxe

$ 3,465

$ 2,239

31 Oct 2014

06 Nov 2014

First

$ 3,046

$ 1,865

07 Nov 2014

13 Nov 2014

First

$ 3,046

$ 1,865

14 Nov 2014

20 Nov 2014

First

$ 3,046

$ 1,865

21 Nov 2014

27 Nov 2014

First

$ 2,916

$ 1,735

28 Nov 2014

04 Dec 2014

First

$ 2,786

$ 1,605

05 Dec 2014

11 Dec 2014

First

$ 2,786

$ 1,605

12 Dec 2014

18 Dec 2014

First

$ 3,348

$ 2,169

19 Dec 2014

25 Dec 2014

First

$ 3,348

$ 2,169

26 Dec 2014

01 Jan 2015

First

$ 3,348

$ 2,169

02 Jan 2015

08 Jan 2015

First

$ 2,786

$ 1,605

09 Jan 2015

15 Jan 2015

First

$ 2,881

$ 1,700


Important Notice:
All tour prices displayed in this web site are shown in Canadian Dollars unless otherwise specified. All calculations are based on the prevailing exchange rates and applicable fuel surcharges. Please note that any exchange rate fluctuations or hikes in fuel surcharges are beyond the control of Tourcan Vacations and we reserve the right to amend the displayed prices without notice. It is recommended that the displayed prices are used purely for guideline purpose only. Contact Tourcan Vacations for most up-to-date pricing.

GRADING

FIRST
Stay at premium hotels, lodges, camps or Inns with a variety of amenities.

DELUXE
Stay at luxury hotels, lodges, camps or Inns with a host of amenities, entertainment and facilities.

LUXURY COLLECTION
Stay at some of the finest distinctive properties offering ultra-luxury facilities


Inclusions


INCLUSIONS:
* Accommodation at hotels, as per itinerary "or similar" in standard rooms
* Meals as per itinerary (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner) Daily Breakfast
* Private transfer from Ben Gurion Airport to your Hotel in Tel Aviv and from the Hotel in Jerusalem to the Airport
* 6 Full day touring with all entrance fees as per the above itinerary
* Meeting point on arrival at the Steimatzky bookstore at the Main Arrival Hall at the Ben Gurion International Airport.
* Two dinners at the hotel in Kibbutz Lavi / Galilee Lunch at a Druze Village
* Dinner in a Middle Eastern Restaurant

EXCLUSIONS:
* Visa fees where applicable
* Travel Insurance
* Gratuities, any other meals or beverages not included per itinerary
* Any item not listed as "included"

HOTELS USED (or Similar):
Tel Aviv:
Dan Panorama Hotel: First
Carlton Hotel: Deluxe
Galilee:
Kibbutz Lavi Hotel: First
Kibbutz Lavi Hotel: Deluxe
Jerusalem:
Inbal Hotel: First
King David Hotel: Deluxe

ARRIVAL TEL AVIV DATE:
First Class 2012:
Mar 02, 09, 16, 23
Apr 13, 20, 27
May 04, 11, 18, 25
Jun 01, 08, 15, 22, 29
Jul 06, 13, 20, 27
Aug 03, 10, 17, 24, 31
Sep 07
Oct 12, 19, 26
Nov 02, 09, 16, 23, 30
Dec 07, 14, 21, 28
First Class 2013:
Jan 04, 11, 18, 25
Feb 01, 08, 15

Deluxe Class 2012:
Mar 02, 09, 16, 23
Apr 13, 20, 27
May 04, 11, 18, 25
Jun 01, 08, 15, 22, 29
Jul 06, 13, 20, 27
Aug 03, 10, 17, 24, 31
Sep 07
Oct 12, 19, 26
Nov 02, 09, 16, 23, 30
Dec 07, 14, 21, 28
Deluxe Class 2013:
Jan 04, 11, 18, 25
Feb 01, 08, 15


Contact


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Fax: 416-391-0986
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