Israel: Timeless Wonders

Mar. 13 – 24, 2021

Tour Details

Number of days: 
12
Cost: 
$5,195
Activity Level: 
Level 3
Max Passengers: 
24
Tour Operator: 
Odysseys Unlimited
Tour Brochure 
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Tour Description 


  • Tour Israel’s vibrant cultural capital, Tel Aviv, including the “White City” district of Bauhaus architecture, a UNESCO World Heritage site.
  • Take in the ancient port of Jaffa with its lively shops and cafés and see the Roman ruins at Caesarea.
  • Glimpse life in the artists’ village of Ein Hod, set at the foot of Mt. Carmel overlooking the sea.
  • Stay overnight at a hotel on the grounds of a working kibbutz founded in 1948.
  • Sample the offerings at a local winery.
  • Experience the biblical sites of Capernaum, Tiberias on the Sea of Galilee, the Mount of Beatitudes, and Nazareth, Jesus’ boyhood home.
  • Enjoy lunch at a family-run dairy farm.
  • Visit medieval Safed, center of Jewish mysticism and an artists’ colony.
  • Stop at the fascinating archaeological site of Beit Shean.
  • Spend five nights at the legendary King David hotel in Jerusalem, the “City of Gold.”
  • Tour Jerusalem’s legendary sites: the Old City, the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, the Western Wall, the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial, and the Israel Museum.
  • Savor an ethnic cooking demonstration and taste local wines in the picturesque village of Ein Karem.
  • Explore the Qumran Caves, where the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered, and the ruins of the mountain fortress of Masada, a UNESCO site.
  • On an excursion to the Dead Sea, enjoy a unique opportunity to float in its waters.
  • Discover the astonishing “rose-red” city of Petra and experience Jordan’s capital Amman on an optional 5-day/4-night post-tour extension.
Itinerary 

Day 1: Depart U.S. for Tel Aviv, Israel 

Day 2: Arrive Tel Aviv

Day 3: Tel Aviv 

Day 4: Tel Aviv/Upper Galilee

Day 5: Mount Bental/Tiberias 

Day 6: Tiberias/Nazareth 

Day 7: Tiberias/Jerusalem 

Day 8: Jerusalem/Masada/Dead Sea

Day 9: Jerusalem

Day 10: Jerusalem

Day 11: Jerusalem/Old City 

Day 12: Depart Tel Aviv for U.S.