Holy Land, the place where the people of Israel came after years of wandering in the desert, the place where the First and Second Temples stood, a place where the graves of the prophets and the righteous are, the place where you want to visit more than once. Join our discounted 8 day piligrimage group tour to pray at HaKotel and see the King David’s grave in Jerusalem, visit ancient Qumran and Massada Fortress, get a trip to graves of the righteous in Tiberias and Safed. Tiyul bebraha vetov!
Day 1, Thursday – Arrival
Arriving Israel (Ben Gurion Airport – TLV). Meet by the company’s employee, transfer and check-in at the hotel in Jerusalem. Dinner at hotel. Overnight in Jerusalem
Day 2, Friday – Jerusalem
Breakfast at hotel. Tour to Yad Vashem – memorial complex of the Holocaust and the heroism of the Jewish people. Established in 1953, as the world center for documentation, research, education and commemoration of the Holocaust, Yad Vashem is today a dynamic and vital place of intergenerational and international encounter.
After Yad Vashem you will go to trip across Jewish Jerusalem with a visit to the Old Town. You will visit:
Meeting Shabbat near HaKotel. Return to hotel by feet. Dinner at hotel. Overnight in Jerusalem
Day 3, Saturday – Shabbat in Jerusalem
Breakfast at hotel. Shabbat in Jerusalem
Dinner at hotel. Overnight in Jerusalem
Day 4, Sunday – Masada, Qumran and Dead Sea
Breakfast at hotel. Check-out at hotel. Full day trip to Dead Sea and beach leisure. En route we will visit Qumran (ruins of ancient settlement, where handwritten scrolls whith more than 190 Hebrew works have been found in caves) and the ancient fortress of Masada, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the symbol of heroism of the ancient Jews who rebelled against the Romans. The rise of the cable car to the fortress of Masada, the palace of King Herod, the Roman mound ancient synagogue. !!! Entry tickets to the cable car and fortress buy upon arrival (about $25) !!!
The drama of Masada is followed by relaxation at the therapeutic Dead Sea!
Transfer to Tel Aviv. Check-in at hotel. Dinner at hotel. Overnight in Tel Aviv
Day 5, Monday – Tel Aviv & Jaffa
Breakfast at hotel. Check-out. Sightseeing trip to Tel Aviv and ancient Jaffa.
Excursion to the Jewish Diaspora Museum Beit Hatfutsot. Beit Hatfutsot, the Museum of the Jewish People, is more than a museum. This unique global institution tells the ongoing and extraordinary story of the Jewish people. Beit Hatfutsot connects Jewish people to their roots and strengthens their personal and collective Jewish identity. Beit Hatfutsot conveys to the world the fascinating narrative of the Jewish people and the essence of the Jewish culture, faith, purpose and deed while presenting the contribution of world Jewry to humanity.
Transfer to Tiberias. Check-in at hotel. Dinner at hotel. Overnight in Tiberias
Day 6, Tuesday – Tiberias & Safed
Breakfast at hotel. Full day tour to two Judaism’s Holy Cities – Tiberia and Safed (Zefat).
Tiberias is a town which is situated on the western coast of Sea of Galilee (Kinneret Lake), 200 meters below sea level. The town has more than 2000 years history. Jerusalem Talmud was written and uniform rules for writing vowels were created in Tiberias. There are tombs of Rambam (Rabbi Moshe ben Maimon), Rabbi Johanan ben Zakai, Rabbi Akivah in Tiberias. Tomb of Rabbi Meir Baal Haneis is situated the southern suburbs.
Continue our trip in Safed (Zefat), the town of Kabbalah. Located at an elevation of 900 metres (2,953 ft), Safed is the highest city in the Galilee and in Israel. The town has more than 2000 years history. The heyday of the city took place in the 16th century, when galaxy of sages Kabbalists moved here. Then the town became a saint for Jews. You will visit the graves of the righteous Rabbi A-Ari (Isaac Luria), Rabbi Moshe Kordovero, Rabbi Joseph Caro, the author of the Shulchan Aruch and Rabbi Shlomo Halevi Alkabetz, composer of the Sabbath hymn “Lecha Dodi”, grave of Hannah and her seven sons. You will visit also Mount Meron, where Rashbi, author of the book Zohar, Rabbi Bar Ilai, Rabbi Hillel, Rabbi Shamai and other righteous were buried.
Return to Tiberias. Dinner at hotel. Overnight in Tiberias
Day 7, Wednesday – Golan Heights
Breakfast at hotel. Full day tour to Golan Heights (Ramat HaGolan), mountain area on the north of Israel. You will visit Um el Kanatir (Umm al-Qanāṭir) is an archaeological site dated to the 6th-8th century. Excavations have revealed a Roman-era Jewish city and synagogue. Also you will visit Katzrin Ancient Village – an archaeological site on the outskirts of Katzrin where the remains of a Talmud-era village and synagogue have been reconstructed.
Wine tasting at the Golan Heights Winery. A guided tour covering the wine production process, a visit to the oak barrel cellar, and a tasting of our high-quality wines.
Return to Tiberias. Dinner at hotel. Overnight in Tiberias
Day 8, Thursay – Departure
Breakfast at hotel. Free time. Check-out, transfer to the Ben Gurion Airport, departure
Groups from 20+ pax
Inclusions: Accommodation at hotels in standard rooms with breakfasts and dinners, transfers, tours and excursions with English, Russian or Hebrew speaking guide (according to the Program), free package for 1 tour guide
Exclusions: air tickets, medical insurance, individual transfers, room upgrade (upon request), Full Board (upon request), extra excursions and tours, entrance fee to Masada+cable car ($25, pays upon arrival)
+ $ 35 for the Golan Heights Winery wine tasting
All rates are per 1 person in USD per the package
This tour has to be booked for at least 2 persons 30 days prior to the check-in date.
Languages: English, Russian, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Hebrew
Basic Terms & Conditions:
For reservations of 2 to 10 people:
– Cancellation prior to 7 days of arrival date: Deposit only.
– Cancelation within 7 days: 50% (Deposit plus 35% of reservation total.
– No show on the day arrival 100% of reservation total.
For Groups of 10 people or more:
– 14 days prior to arrival – Deposit loss only
– 13-10 days prior to arrival – Deposit loss + 15% of reservation total.
– 9-7 days prior to arrival – Deposit loss + 25% of reservation total.
– 6-4 days prior to arrival – Deposit loss + 50% of reservation total.
– 3-1 days prior to arrival- Deposit loss + 75% of reservation total
– Less than one day or no-show – Deposit loss + remaining balance of reservation total.
Changes of dates to your reservation will never incurr cancellation charges as long as we are notified at least 5 days in advance.