Israel: Timeless Wonders

Mar. 19 – 30, 2020

Tour Details

Number of days: 
$6,684 [including air from SFO]
Activity Level: 
Level 3
Max Passengers: 
Tour Operator: 
Odysseys Unlimited
Tour Brochure 
Final Brochure: Israel5.57 MB
Tour Description 

  • Tour Israel’s vibrant cultural capital, Tel Aviv, including the “White City” district of Bauhaus architecture, a UNESCO World Heritage site.
  • Visit the ancient port of Jaffa with its lively shops and cafes.
  • See the Roman ruins at Caesarea and visit the artists’ village of Ein Hod, set at the foot of Mt. Carmel overlooking the sea.
  • Stay overnight on a working kibbutz founded in 1916.
  • Experience the biblical sites of Nazareth, Jesus’ boyhood home; Capernaum; the Mount of Beatitudes; and Tiberias on the Sea of Galilee.
  • Stay for five nights at the legendary King David hotel in Jerusalem, the “City of Gold”. 
  • Have lunch at a family-run dairy farm and visit medieval Safed, center of Jewish mysticism and an artists’ colony.
  • Tour Jerusalem’s legendary sites:  Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial; the Israel Museum; the Old City; the Church of the Holy Sepulcher; and the Western Wall.
  • Savor an ethnic cooking class and sample local wines in the picturesque village of Ein Karem.
  • Explore the Qumran Caves, where the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered, and the mountain fortress ruins of Masada, a UNESCO site.
  • Enjoy a unique opportunity to float in the Dead Sea.
  • Discover the astonishing “rose-red” city of Petra and experience Jordan’s capital Amman on an optional 5-day/4-night post-tour extension.