10 Day Highlights of Israel & Petra

2 Tel Aviv, 2 Galilee, 2 Jerusalem & 1 Eilat
Round trip airfare from NYC, 8 nights accommodation, all transfers, most meals and sightseeing
Price Includes
Special Features
  • Negev Capital & Herod’s Palaces
  • Garden of Gethsemane
  • Church of the Agony
  • Israel Museum’s Shrine
  • Yad Vashem & Western Wall
  • Via Dolorosa
  • The Church of the Holy Sepulcher
  • Tomb of King David
  • Church of the Nativity
  • Visit the Ruins of the Ancient Synagogue
  • The Rose City of Petra
Day By Day Itinerary
DAY 1: Saturday - Depart The USA

  • Depart the USA for Israel. Your flight includes meals, drinks, and in-flight entertainment for your journey.
DAY 2: Sunday - Arrival Sunday

  • Upon arrival to airport meet our representative and transfer to hotel in Tel Aviv for an overnight. ( B )
DAY 3: Monday - Tel Aviv – Beer Sheba- Masada Dead Sea

  • Tel Aviv &ndash Beer Sheba- Masada Dead Sea Leave Tel Aviv - via Ashdod - Ashkelon - Beersheba.
  •  A short visit to the Negev capital. Continue via Arad to Masada. Ascend by cable car to the fortress, which was the last stronghold of the Jewish Zealots in their war against the Romans.
  • Visit the excavations, Herod&rsquos palaces, the synagogue, bathhouse, etc. Enjoy the breathtaking view of the Roman camps and the Dead Sea.
  • Descend for a possible &ldquofloat&rdquo in the in the salty water of the world&rsquos lowest place. Via Ein Gedi & Kalya, proceed to Jerusalem for overnight. ( B, D )
DAY 4: Tuesday - Jerusalem - Sightseeing of the New City

  • Drive to Mt. Scopus for a panoramic view of Jerusalem. On to the Garden of Gethsemane and Church of the Agony.
  • Continue to Israel Museum&rsquos Shrine of the Book with the famous Dead Sea scrolls, then a visit to the beautifully renovated Model of the Herodian city of Jerusalem, dating back to the time of the Second Temple.
  • Continue to Yad Vashem (the memorial to the six million Jews who were killed in the Holocaust. Afternoon visit Ein Karem (the birth place of John the Baptist). Return to Hotel. ( B, D )
DAY 5: Wednesday - Jerusalem - (Old City) – Bethlehem

  • Walk through one of the Gates to the walled Old City: the renewed Jewish Quarter the Western Wall, the Temple area the colorful bazaars Via Dolorosa and the stations of the cross ending at the Church of the Holy Sepulcher.
  • Drive to Mt. Zion and visit the tomb of King David, the Room of the Last Supper and Dormition Abbey.
  • Afternoon continue to Bethlehem to visit the Church of the Nativity and return to Jerusalem for overnight. ( B, D )
DAY 6: Thursday - Beit Shean - Tiberias - Galilee

  • Leave Jerusalem, and drive north via Jericho, the oldest city in the world. Through Jordan Valley and the new settlements to Beit Shean.
  • Visit the excavations of this beautiful preserved Roman City. Proceed to Tiberias, the old center of Jewish learning. Drive along the shores of the Sea of Galilee to Capernaum , to visit the ruins of the ancient synagogue.
  • Continue to a Kibbutz hotel for overnight. ( B, D )
DAY 7: Friday - Upper Galilee and Golan Heights - Nazareth

  • Drive to the Golan Heights. Visit the former Syrian fortifications, and the Druze villages, Via Banias, source of the Jordan River.
  • Proceed via the Hula Valley to Safed, city of the Kabala, to visit a synagogue and the artists&rsquo colony and then to Nazareth to visit the Christian Holy Sites.
  • Return to the Kibbutz hotel for overnight. ( B, D )
DAY 8: Saturday - Acre - Haifa - Tel Aviv - Eilat

  • After Breakfast drive west to Acre for a visit of the old, famous Crusader stronghold and medieval fortifications.
  • Continue to Haifa, sightseeing tour of Haifa, including the Bahai Shrine, Persian Garden and Mount Carmel for a panoramic view of the city and the bay.
  • Proceed along the cost to Caesarea to visit the Roman Theater and the Crusader fortress. Continue to Tel Aviv &lsquos airport for a short flight to Eilat , the Red Sea resort .
  • upon arrival take a Taxi to the Hotel for overnight. ( B, D )
DAY 9: Sunday - Eilat – Petra – Eilat

  • After breakfast leave Eilat-Israel, cross the Arava border and drive to Petra through the scenic Jordanian desert and the Wadi Rum area.
  • Enter the Rose City of Petra through the Siq, .a narrow passage through the mountains that has inspired people for centuries. up to the treasury which suddenly appears at the end of the gorge. leaving the visitors breath-taken by its size, color and beauty.
  • Continue into the heart of this ancient city carved into the mountains, passing hundreds of tombs and monuments and a spectacular Amphitheatre, which once held 3,000 spectators.
  • Stop for a sit-down lunch, followed by a visit to Moses Spring before leaving wadi Moussa - the new town of Petra.
  • Drive to Aqaba for a short city tour, return to the Arava border and back to Eilat for overnight. ( B )
DAY 10: Monday - Departure

  • Breakfast, own transfer to domestic airport in Eilat for departure flight to Tel Aviv (longer stay available upon request). ( B )

Click on departure date to book online

Get Free Quote click on your choice of departure date
We can price airfare from any gate within USA

Notes :
  • $200 off per couple for booking by or before Feb 15, 2016
  • The tour is on a guaranteed departure basis - subject to a minimum of 2 participants.
  • The sequence of the tour, hotels used, and sites visited may be amended due to circumstances.
  • Site under the Palestinian Authority Jurisdiction. Visit subject to situation.
  • Reservations received less than 14 days prior to departure are on a request only basis.
  • 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.
  • Rate for Deluxe hotel Plan will be provided up on request.
Not Included
  • Porterage at airport
  • Tipping for guide, driver and hotel staff
  • Transfer from Eilat Airport to Eilat Hotel on Saturday
  • Transfer from Eilat Hotel to Eilat Airport on Monday - last day
  • Beverages with meal
  • Traveler’s medical baggage insurance
  • Border Taxes Israel-Jordan * Entry Visa to Jordan

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.