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Classic Israel tour

8 days from $10,795pp

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Tour highlights

  • Tour the sites of Jerusalem’s Old City, including the Church of the Holy Sepulchre and the Western Wall.

  • Visit Manger Square in Bethlehem and the Church of the Annunciation in Nazareth.

  • Take a private tour of a modern working kibbutz and explore the shores of the Sea of Galilee.

  • Visit the stunning archaeological complex in Masada before taking a dip in the natural springs of Ein Gedi.

  • Experience the contrast of old and new, soaking up the vibrant atmosphere of Tel Aviv.

Price includes:

  • In-destination transfers
  • Activities and excursions as detailed
  • All accommodations
  • 24-hour support while you travel
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Itinerary idea in detail

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  • Arrive in Tel Aviv, where you’re met by a driver for the journey into Jerusalem. Then, once settled into your hotel, spend the rest of your day at leisure after your flight.

  • Today, embark on a private tour of Old Jerusalem with your guide. Visit sites such as the Church of the Holy Sepulchre and the Western Wall (Kotel) and view the Dome of the Rock from several points around the city.

  • Head into the West Bank area to explore Bethlehem, visiting Manger Square and the Church of the Nativity as part of your private tour. Later, you’ll return to Jerusalem for a private tour of Yad Vashem, Israel’s official memorial to Jewish victims of the Holocaust, and the Mahane Yehuda Market, where you can enjoy a few tastings from local food stalls.

  • This morning, you set out along the Dead Sea’s shoreline to Masada, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, where Romans laid siege to a group of 960 Jews known as the Zealots. Following your exploration here, continue to the Dead Sea for lunch and a swim, before exploring Ein Gedi National Park.

  • Travel north from Jerusalem to Galilee. Along the way, you’ll stop in Zippori, known for being the place where the Mishna was redacted in 220 CE, as well as the birthplace of the Virgin Mary. Next, stop at Nazareth to visit the Church and Grotto of the Annunciation, and then, finally, visit Mount Tabor, believed to be the site of the Transfiguration of Jesus. You’ll then continue to your hotel in Galilee.

  • Begin your day by exploring the area around the Sea of Galilee, including important Christian religious sites such as the Mount of the Beatitudes, Capernaum and Tabgha. You’ll then have time to tour a working agricultural kibbutz and learn about daily life as well as the history of the kibbutz. Afterwards, you’ll be driven to Tel Aviv, less than two hours away.

  • Explore a bit of old and new today as you spend time in ancient Jaffa and modern Tel Aviv. Visit Jaffa’s historic port and Tel Aviv’s oldest district before entering the bustling modern heart of Tel Aviv.

  • Your private driver will collect you for the journey to the airport for your flight.

Accommodation options

While the itinerary price reflects the suggested accommodations, Audley trips are 100% tailor-made, and a specialist can help you select the option best suited to your tastes and budget.

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