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Israel Long Weekend Break. 4 days, 3 nights, based in Tel Aviv, £285pp
We are delighted to offer this Israel Long Weekend package to Tel Aviv and Jerusalem, which allows travellers to visit some of the world’s most famous and memorable sites. Over four days, visitors can experience Jerusalem, float in the Dead Sea, take a trip to Bethlehem, and tour the Galilee. This Israel long weekend, based from Tel Aviv, is the ultimate experience for those looking to experience this cosmopolitan city and beyond. The package includes overnight accommodation, airport transfers, and all mentioned tours for just £285. Example itinerary is below.
Pickup from Ben Gurion Airport and transfer to Tel Aviv
Relax at the beach or walk through the streets of Old Jaffa
Optional – a nightlife tour of Tel Aviv’s coolest spots and bars (extra $15)
Stay in Tel Aviv
Drive through the Judean Desert to the Dead Sea
Float in the Dead Sea and immerse in the muds
Visit Jerusalem. Tour the city’s narrow passageways, and experience its bustling atmosphere, including Via Dolorosa, Church of the Sepulchre, Western Wall, and Cardo
Optional – tour Bethlehem, the city of Jesus’ birth (extra $15)
Enjoy a free evening in Jerusalem
Stay in Jerusalem
Tour to the Galilee, visiting the River Jordan, the Sea of Galilee and Nazareth
Overnight in either Tel Aviv or Jerusalem, you decide when booking
A day at your leisure in Tel Aviv or Jerusalem
Please note this trip 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.