A compact adventure to discover the highlights of Israel. Start your tour in metropolitan Tel Aviv for some sunshine at the sandy beaches and cocktails at fancy nightclubs. Follow the footsteps of pilgrims to the holy lands of Jerusalem while listening to prayers. Discover the ancient ruins at Nazareth open-air museum.
Jerusalem is the city with a fourth dimension. If most cities are three-dimensional, then Jerusalem has an added fourth dimension, a spiritual one. A surreal place holy to Jews, Muslims and Christians and therefore significant to over one-third of all people on earth.
Nazareth, in the lower Galilee, is located in the heart of a valley surrounded by mountains that embrace several of the most important Christian sites in the world. This is a city of religion and faith, of spirituality and holiness, but also a city with a rich history, fascinating archeology, modern culture and Middle Eastern charm.
Tel Aviv is one of the most vibrant cities in the world. Titled the ‘Mediterranean Capital of Cool’ by the New York Times, this is a 24 hour city with a unique pulse, combining sandy Mediterranean beaches with a world-class nightlife, a buzzing cultural scene, incredible food, UNESCO recognized architecture, and an international outlook.
Day 1: Tel Aviv
Welcome to Israel! Keep your eyes peeled for the Travel Talk sign at the Tel Aviv airport for your transfer to the hotel. Freshen up and meet in the lobby around 6:00pm for an informal meeting with your guide and other tour members. Afterwards you have free time to start exploring metropolitan Tel Aviv on your terms or have an optional group dinner.
Included Activities: Welcome Meeting
Optional Activities: Group Dinner
Day 2: Tel Aviv City Tour, Jerusalem
It's time to explore the beautiful Tel-Aviv. Start the morning with the Old City, Jaffa in the south. It is claimed to have been inhabited around 7500BC (yes, you read that correctly) and mentioned in biblical stories of Jonah and Solomon. A small change of scenery as you continue the discovery of New City. You cap the day off at the famous Carmel Market full of various spices, flowers, accessories and delicious food. In the afternoon we depart for Jerusalem.
Day 3: Jerusalem
Wake up to the magical sound of prayers at the holy lands of Jerusalem. Brace for the most impressive history lesson, you're taking a journey through time and biblical stories. Discovery launches at full speed with a hike up to Mount Of Olives - a Jewish cemetery of 3,000 years with around 150,000 graves; and Gethsemane.
Climb up Mt. Zion just outside the city walls, then visit Church of the Holy Sepulchre, the Cenacle - room of the Last Supper, and Jaffa gate. The enlightening Jerusalem experience will leave you blown away.
Day 4: Jerusalem, Nazareth, Tel Aviv
As you recover from your amazement of Jerusalem, don't forget breakfast. Drive to Nazareth and walk among the ruins of Jesus's childhood village, now an impressive open-air museum. In the afternoon depart for Tel Aviv. If you have energy to spare, it is just the time to check out the famous nightlife and world-class clubs.
Day 5: Tel Aviv
Have your final breakfast on us and start bidding farewells to your travel mates before checking out of the hotel in Tel Aviv (11:00). Time to start counting days for your next adventure with Travel Talk!
All prices are based on double, twin or triple share occupancy. Solo passengers not wishing to pay a single supplement will be accommodated in a double, twin or triple room according to availability with a passenger(s) of the same gender. Single supplement needs only be paid if the passenger does not want to share and requests their own room. The supplement must be paid in addition to the tour fee. Discounts can only be applied at the time of booking and cannot be added at a later date, regardless of any changes made to the original booking.
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What is not included in the tour price?
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Hotels are subject to change depending on the group size.
SEA NET HOTEL - TEL AVIV
OLIMPIA HOTEL - TEL AVIV
HOLY LAND HOTEL - JERUSALEM
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