13 Day Affordable Israel with Eilat

4 Jerusalem, 2 Tiberias, 2 Tel Aviv & 3 Eilat
Most economical choice to visit the holy land with our escorted group tour

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Price Includes
  • Round trip flights NYC-Tel Aviv
  • Other departure cities available
  • Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
  • 9 nights accommodations
  • 4 nights at the [Prima Royale Jerusalem], Jerusalem
  • 2 nights at the [Ron Beach Hotel], Tiberias
  • 2 nights at the [Tal Hotel Tel Aviv], Tel Aviv
  • 3 nights at the [Nova Hotel], Eilat
  • Hotel porterage
  • All transfers
  • 14 meals: 11 breakfasts, 3 dinners
  • Sightseeing per itinerary in modern air-conditioned motor coach
  • Services of English-speaking tour manager per itinerary
  • Entrance fees per itinerary
Special Features
  • Old City of Jerusalem
  • Church of the Annunciation, Nazareth
  • Ancient Roman port of Caesarea
Day By Day Itinerary
DAY 1: Wednesday - Depart the USA
Depart the USA for Israel. Your flight includes meals, drinks, and in-flight entertainment for your journey. ( B )
DAY 2: Thursday - Arrive in Tel Aviv and transfer to Jerusalem
Arrive in Tel Aviv and transfer to your hotel. This evening enjoy a welcome briefing at your hotel.
DAY 3: Friday - Jerusalem Old City Tour
This morning, enjoy a half day tour of Jerusalems Old City, which is divided into 4 Quarters: Christian, Jewish, Armenian and Muslim. Stroll through the colorful winding alleys of the city. Walk along the Via Dolorosa, and some of the Stations of the Cross en route to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. Pass through the local bazaars en route to Mount Zion to visit the Room of the Last Supper and the Tomb of King David. Following your day exploring this ancient city, enjoy dinner at your hotel this evening, Optional: Half Day Bethlehem (PM). ( B, D )
DAY 4: Saturday - Day at leisure in Jerusalem
Enjoy the day at leisure in this fascinating city. Stroll the pedestrian Ben Yehuda Street with its many shops and cafes and restaurants or visit one of the citys many museums. Later this evening, enjoy dinner at a local restaurant, Optional: Full Day Masada and Dead Sea. ( B, D )
DAY 5: Sunday - Day at leisure in Jerusalem
Enjoy a full day at leisure in Jerusalem or you can choose our OPTIONAL tour (Half Day Jerusalem Old City - Jewish Quarter) Begin the Old City tour, entering through Zion Gate, where provisions for the Jewish Quarter were smuggled through during the War of Independence. Walk to the Cardo, the ancient Roman Street which was the main shopping area during the Roman and Byzantine Periods. Visit the Jewish Quarter and the four Sephardic Synagogues from the 16th Century, restored after the 1967 war. Visit Davidson Center and tour the southern wall excavation(AM).

After noon you can choose our OPTIONAL tour (Half Day Jerusalem New City) Drive past the Knesset, Israels Parliament to visit the Shrine of the Book at the Israel Museum, where the Dead Sea Scrolls are housed on a rotating platform. View the model of Jerusalem during Second Temple period. En route to Yad Vashem, pass by the Israeli Supreme Court Building. Explore the new facilities of Yad Vashem, Israels memorial to the Holocaust. Return to your hotel(PM).

Evening you can choose our OPTIONAL tour (Illuminated Jerusalem with dinner) Jerusalem at night shows off her splendor. Drive by the walls of the Old City, and various other monuments to see the city in a new light. Continue to a local restaurant for dinner. ( B )

DAY 6: Monday - Beit Shean and Capernaum Sightseeing
Depart Jerusalem, driving via the Jordan Valley to Beit Shean, a city mentioned in the Bible, later a Hellenistic, Roman and Byzantine city which was destroyed by an earthquake in 749AD. Drive around the Sea of Galilee, with views of Tiberias, to Capernaum, site of a second century village and synagogue on the northern shore. ( B, D )
DAY 7: Tuesday - Day at leisure in Tiberias.
Enjoy a full day at leisure in Tiberias. With the evening at leisure we suggest a visit to a local diamond factory or you can choose our OPTIONAL tour (Full Day Golan Heights Tour with Lunch) Drive to Safed, a holy city in Judaism and the center of the mystical Kabbala. Stroll through the artists colony and visit an ancient synagogue. Proceed to Golan Heights stopping at Mitzphe Gadot for a tour and lunch at Kibbutz Gadot. Continue to Har Ben Tal site of a former Israeli bunker. Next visit a kosher winery in Katzrin, the largest town in the Golan Heights. Return to your hotel. ( B )
DAY 8: Wednesday - Nazareth, Haifa and Ceasarea Sightseeing
Drive south through the Galilean hills to Nazareth, home of the Church of the Annunciation, the largest basilica in the Middle East. Continue to Haifa, stopping for a view of the picturesque Bahai Gardens. Proceed to the Mediterranean coast, and visit Caesarea. Tour the remains of the Roman and Crusader ruins and the impressive theatre. Visit the harbor and see ancient history come to life with the multi-media presentation. Drive south along the coastal highway to Tel Aviv or you can choose our OPTIONAL tour (Panoramic Night Tour of Tel Aviv with dinner) This evening you will see the highlights of Tel Aviv, a vibrant city renowned for its chic, cosmopolitan character. Drive down Ibn Givrol Street, one of Tel Avivs main streets with shops and restaurants. Pass Yitzhak Rabin Square with its memorial to the late Israeli Prime Minister. Continue past the Mann Auditorium and Habima, Israels National Theatre, and down the tree-lined Rothschild Avenue which boasts a large ion of Bauhaus Architecture style from the 1930sand 1940s. Continue toward the Mediterranean Sea and then south to Jaffa for dinner in a local restaurant. ( B )
DAY 9: Thursday - Full Day In Eilat
Depart Tel Aviv this morning and journey south to Eilat. En route, you will travel through the Negev, first visiting Kibbutz Sde Boker, the final home and self-chosen burial site of Israels first Prime Minister David Ben Gurion, and then on to Mizpe Ramon, where you will learn more about this fascinating, up-and-coming region. Continue to Eilat and check in to your. ( B )
DAY 10: Friday - Full Day in Eilat
This morning, wake up and enjoy your first full day in the sun and surf of Eilat. Your centrally located hotel provides with many choices on how to spend your stay. If you are still feeling adventurous after you packed main tour of northern Israel, perhaps opt for a camel trek or jeep tour of the Negev Desert. Eilat is also world-renowned for its snorkeling and scuba diving opportunities, so be sure to check out Coral Beach. ( B )
DAY 11: Saturday - Full Day in Eilat
Today, after enjoying breakfast at your hotel, maybe take time to enjoy the beach and beautiful water, only a short walk from your hotel. The Underwater Observatory gives amazing views of life under the sea and the Dolphin Reef rehabilitation center offers you a chance to interact with these amazing creatures, Optional: King Solomons Mines & Timna Park. ( B )
DAY 12: Sunday - Drive to Tel Aviv
After breakfast, travel from Eilat to Tel Aviv and arrive at your hotel in the afternoon and take the last chance to enjoy this modern cosmopolitan city. Enjoy the opportunity to do last minute shopping or simply walk along the famous promenade, known as Tayelet in Hebrew, for fabulous views of the Mediterranean before arriving at a seaside café for dinner on your own. ( B )
DAY 13: Monday - Depart for the USA
Say goodbye to Israel and transfer to the airport for your departure flight. ( B )
Dates & Prices Call to book (877) 636-6660
Notes :
  • Land only price does not include arrival/departure transfers.
  • Hotel check-in is 4:00 pm. If you have an early arrival and want to check-in prior to 4:00 pm you may pre-purchase an additional hotel night.
  • Hotel check-out is 12:00 pm. If you have a late departure flight and want to depart later than 12:00 pm you may pre-purchase a hotel Day Use Room. Please note: Hotel checkout for a Day Use Room is 6:00 pm. If you have a flight which requires a longer stay, you may purchase a full post night.
  • Passengers traveling abroad require a passport valid for six months beyond their travel dates.
  • All travelers are responsible to check if a visa is required for all countries on their itinerary.
  • For visa information, check our  Visa page.
Not Included
Optional tours and gratuities

All prices are per person, based on double occupancy, and subject to availability at the time of booking. The from price reflects the lowest available price at time of publication, which is valid for a specific start date or dates and also based on availability at the time of booking.

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