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Eilat Touring Package. 4 days, 3 nights, £317pp
Our Eilat Tour Package offers the perfect value way to explore this fascinating part of Israel. Take a flight to Eilat or Ovda, and take advantage of the region’s sites on the Eilat Tour Package which include visits to Eilat, the Dead Sea, Bethlehem, the Sea of Galilee, Jerusalem, Nazareth and Tel Aviv. The Eilat Tour Package include overnight accommodation in popular hotels on a B&B basis, all transportation, entrance costs and guided tours. Packages are available for four days (three nights) with the option to add extra nights. The cost is just £317 per person in a twin room.
First Day (Thursday) – Arrival to Ovda Airport
Airport Shuttle to Eilat
Check into hotel
18:30 – City tour Eilat
20:00 – ‘Night in the Desert’ ($20 per person) – evening experience with bonfire under the stars
Overnight in Eilat
Transfer from Eilat to Dead Sea
09:00 – Arrive at the Dead Sea, the lowest point on Earth. Bathe in Dead Sea muds & float in its waters
10:00 – Jerusalem. Upon arrival tour Jerusalem’s Old City, the holiest part of the city including important sites for Jews, Christians, and Muslims such as the Western Wall, Via Dolorosa, Church of the Holy Sepulchre, and Byzantine Cardo
16:00 – Check into your hotel for a free evening to enjoy the city of Jerusalem. Or alternatively visit Bethlehem on our optional tour ($15 per person)
Overnight in Jerusalem
06:00 – Pickup from the hotel & transfer to the Galilee
07:00 – Visit the River Jordan Baptism Site of Qasr-el-Yehud
10:00 – Arrive at the Sea of Galilee. Visit Capernaum & see a selection of historic sites important in the New Testament
14:00 – Arrival in Nazareth, the hometown of Jesus and tour the Basilica of the Annunciation
17:00 – Visit Haifa, Israel’s third city, where you’ll see the Bahai Gardens which hang on the slopes of Mount Carmel above the waters of the Mediterranean
19:00 – Arrive in Tel Aviv. Enjoy a brief city tour of Israel’s thriving economic and cultural capital followed by free time in Jaffa, the old city of Tel Aviv
20:30 – Departure for Eilat
Overnight in Eilat
Free time until… transfer to Ovda for return flight
OR add extra nights and optional extra daily tours: Petra Day Tour ($216 per person), Timna Park Tour ($60 per person), Cairo Tour ($235 per person), Sinai Tour ($145 per person)
Please note the Eilat Tour Package does not include any international flights
Fully Escorted Holyland Tour
Oct 22-27, 2018
Sunday- 21 October 2018 London /Tel Aviv with British Airways
Depart London Heathrow Airport 22:30
Arrive Tel Aviv Ben Gurion Airport 05:15 (22 Oct)
Monday-Oct 22 2018 Ben Gurion Airport / Tiberias/ Caesarea / Muhraka / Megiddo / Acre
Early arrival at Ben Gurion Airport, where you will be met by our representative and meet your guide and driver.
Leave the airport and drive via Tel-Aviv and along the coastal plain to Caesarea, once the Roman capital of the region; visit the excavations of the ancient city, the Roman theatre and aqueduct. Breakfast en route
Proceed to Muhraka, the site of confrontation between Elijah and the prophets of Baal; enjoy the spectacular view of the Jezreel valley and the lower Galilee . Continue to Megiddo, identified as the site of Armageddon; learn the impressive history of this battle field as you visit the archaeological excavations including the well-preserved water supply system. Onto Acre to visit the remarkable underground Crusader City and crypt; walk through the Old City recognized by UNESCO as world heritage site , the local market and harbor .
Overnight in Nazarethz.
Tuesday-Oct 23 2018 Tiberias / Capernaum / Banias
After a short tour of Tiberias, enjoy a boat ride on the Sea of Galilee; visit the Yigal Alon center where the “Jesus boat”, an ancient fishing boat from the 1st century, is displayed. Continue to Capernaum to visit the remains of the 2nd century synagogue. Stop at Tabgha, the site of the Miracle of Fish and Loaves, and visit the Church of Multiplication with its 4th century mosaic floor. Proceed to Mount of Beatitudes, the place where Jesus delivered the sermon on the mount. Drive to the Banias Springs and tour the Golan heights.
Overnight in Nazareth.
Wednesday-Oct 24 2018 Cana / Nazareth / Beit Shean
Drive to Cana to visit the Wedding Church, where Jesus performed his first miracle turning water into wine. Continue to Nazareth to visit the Church of Annunciation, Joseph’s workshop and Mary’s well. Proceed to Yardenit, the baptismal site on the Jordan river; next, stop at Beit Shean to visit the newly excavated Roman city and amphitheatre . Drive along the Jordan valley to Jerusalem. Overnight in Jerusalem.
Thursday-Oct 25 2018 Jerusalem (Old City)
Drive to Mount of Olives for a panoramic view of the city; visit the Church of All Nations, King David’s Tomb and Room of Last Supper on Mt. Zion. Enter the Old City ; walk through the Cardo, the ancient roman road; visit the Jewish and Christian quarters; view the Temple Mount; walk along the Via Dolorosa and the oriental Bazaar to visit the Church of Holy Sepulchre. Next, drive to the Garden Tomb and enjoy the beautiful gardens and peaceful ambiance.
Overnight in Jerusalem.
Friday-Oct 26 2018 Jerusalem (New City) / Bethlehem*
Drive to Ein Karem to visit the Church of Visitation; proceed to Yad Vashem, the memorial to the Holocaust. Visit Israel Museum, 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 to Bethlehem, birthplace of Jesus; visit Shepherds’ field; walk through Manger Square to visit the remarkable Church of Nativity. Return to Jeruslaem. Overnight in Jerusalem.
Saturday-Oct 27 2018 Jerusalem / Ben Gurion Airport/ London
Transfer to Ben Gurion Airport for departure on board British Airways.
Depart Tel Aviv Ben Gurion Airport 16:45
Arrive London Heathrow Airport 20:05
Per person in a twin/double from £1,259.00
Single supplement from £185.00
Quote includes the following services:
• Airport assistance on arrival AT BG airport by Diesenhaus representative
• Arrival & departure transfers with guide
• Touring in Deluxe air-conditioned bus as per itinerary
• All touring with an English speaking guide
• 5 nights’ accommodation in above hotels on HB.
• Entrance to sites as per itinerary
• Porterage at Apt & hotels
• Hat & map
– 5 breakfasts at hotels
– 5 dinners at hotels
– 1 breakfast en-rout 22 October
Call Crusader Travel today on 020 87440474 to book this special offer to Fully Escorted Holyland Tour and for further information.