Israel: Timeless Wonders

Mar. 16 – 27, 2019 [waitlist only]

Tour Details

Number of days: 
$6,384 [including air from SFO]
Activity Level: 
Moderately Active
Max Passengers: 
Tour Operator: 
Odysseys Unlimited
Tour Brochure 
Final Brochure: Israel1.18 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.
  • 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 home of an artists’ colony.
  • Tour Jerusalem’s legendary sites, including 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 the unique opportunity to float in the Dead Sea.
  • Discover the astonishing “rose-red” city of Petra on an exciting exploration, and experience the capital of Amman on an optional 5-day/4-night Jordan post-tour extension.