Israel Tour


Day 1: Sunday October 14th, 2018 
1:00 p.m. Group flight departs LAX

Day 2:  Monday, October 15th, 2018
1:30 p.m. Group flight arrives in Ben Gurion Airport
Light snack provided at the airport 
3:00 p.m. Depart airport and travel north
4:00 p.m. Overlook at Caesarea and trip introduction
5:30 p.m. Check into hotel and freshen up
7:30 p.m. Group dinner in Tiberius at El Rancho Steakhouse
Overnight: Nofey Gonen, Golan Heights

Day 3:  Tuesday October 16th, 2018
Breakfast at your 
9:30 a.m. Visit Mount Bental, hear about Israel’s geopolitical situation looking over the Syrian border 
11:00 a.m. Oz 77 Golan Heights visitors center
12:30 p.m. Lunch on your own in Tsfat
1:30 p.m. Walking tour of Tsfat followed by shopping in the Artist Quarter
6:30 p.m. Dinner at your hotel
9:00 p.m. Boat ride on the Kineret

Day 4:  Wednesday, October 17th, 2018
Breakfast at your hotel
9:30 a.m. Visit Kever Rashbi
11:00 a.m. Tour of Kibbutz and army base Malkia, meet with Col. Eitan Cohen for a tour and learn about life along the Lebanese border
Followed by packed lunch
2:00 p.m. Tom car rides through the Hula Valley 
5:00 p.m. Wine tasting and tour in the Galil Winery
7:00 p.m. Dinner at your hotel
Overnight: Nofey Gonen, Golan Heights

Day 5:  Thursday, October 18th, 2018 
Breakfast and check out of hotel
10:00 a.m. Kfar Kedem – experience life in the time of the Mishna, includes bread making and donkey rides (optional)
12:30 p.m. Hafla Lunch 
1:30 p.m. Head to Jerusalem
3:30 p.m. Check into your hotel
6:00 p.m. Kotel Tunnel Tour 
Followed by free time on Ben Yehuda Street and dinner on your own
Overnight: Crowne Plaza Hotel, Jerusalem

Day 6:  Friday, October 19th, 2018 
Breakfast at your hotel
9:30 a.m. Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum 
1:00 a.m. Lunch and shopping on your own in Mahane Yehuda
5:23 p.m. Candle lighting
Shabbat dinner 
Overnight: Crowne Plaza Hotel, Jerusalem

Day 7:  Shabbat, October 20th, 2018 
Breakfast at your hotel
Optional Shabbat Services 
Shabbat lunch at your hotel
Afternoon walking tour of Nachlaot
6:38 p.m. Havdalah
8:30 p.m. Sound and light show in the Tower of David Museum
Overnight: Crowne Plaza Hotel, Jerusalem

Day 8:  Sunday, October 21st, 2018 
Breakfast and at your hotel
9:30 a.m. Tour the City of David 
12:30 p.m. Lunch in the Old City on your own
2:00 p.m. Kever Rachel
3:00 p.m. Visit Chevron and Maharat Hamachpelah
5:30 p.m. Bread workshop at Pat BaMelach in Gush Eztion
Dinner on your own and free time
Overnight: Crowne Plaza Hotel, Jerusalem

Day 9:  Monday, October 22nd, 2018 
Breakfast at your hotel 
8:30 a.m. Depart of Masada
Cable car up to Masada 
1:30 p.m. Lunch and spa at the Dead Sea
5:00 p.m. Arrive in Jerusalem
Dinner on your own in Ben Yehuda
Overnight: Crowne Plaza Hotel, Jerusalem

Day 10:  Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018 
Breakfast at your hotel 
10:30 a.m. Experience the signing of Israel’s declaration of independence at Independence Hall 
11:30 p.m. Walking tour of the Carmel open air market and free time in Nachalat Binyamin art fair
2:00 p.m. Palmach Museum OR Diaspora Museum
Return to Jerusalem
Dinner on your own
Overnight: Crowne Plaza Hotel, Jerusalem

Day 11: Wednesday, October 24th, 2018 
Breakfast at your hotel 
9:30 p.m. Tour of Knesset and meeting with Knesset Member
12:00 a.m. Tasting tour at Mahane Yehuda open air market
2:00 p.m. Lunch on your own and free time for last minute shopping
6:30 p.m. Farewell dinner and trip summary
9:00 p.m. Depart to Ben Gurion Airport

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Start: October 15, 2018
End: October 24, 2018
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Visit Cities: Golan Heights, Tzfat, Jerusalem, Masada etc.
Accommodation : Nofey Gonen Holiday Village and Crowne Plaza Hotel
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