Perched at the crossroads of Middle Eastern history for centuries and the spiritual home to Jews, Christians and Muslims alike, Israel remains a must-visit destination for anyone eager to understand this dynamic, always-changing region. Explore the historic towns of Bethlehem and Nazareth, tune into the rhythm of daily life in the Golan Heights, visit Bedouin communities in the Negev Desert and experience a soul-stirring visit to a refugee camp. Thousands of incredible moments—one comprehensive trip.
B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner
Day 1 Tel Aviv
Arrive at any time.
Day 2 Jaffa/Akko/Nazareth (1B,1L)
Take a city tour of Tel Aviv and the Old Port of Jaffa then enjoy lunch with a Druze family. Visit the highlights of historic Akko and Nazareth.
Day 3 Golan Heights/Sea of Galilee (1B)
Tour the Sea of Galilee, view the Golan Heights and spend the night on a kibbutz.
Day 4 Masada/Dead Sea (1B)
Visit the fortress of Masada followed by a swim in the Dead Sea.
Day 5 Negev Desert (1B,1D)
Transfer to the Negev Desert and visit a village to learn firsthand about Bedouin culture before sleeping overnight in a Bedouin camp.
Day 6 Bethlehem/Aida Camp (1B)
Visit Bethlehem and the Aida Camp for Palestinian refugees.
Day 7 Jerusalem (1B)
Visit the Western Wall, the Holy Sepulcher church and guided visit of the Muslim and Jewish quarters of Old Jerusalem.
Day 8 Jerusalem (1B)
Depart at any time.
Travel Style — Classic
Designed for maximum variety, these trips are geared towards travellers searching for a healthy mix of active exploration, uncommon landscapes, amazing wildlife and local cultures.
Physical Grading — 3
Trips may include activities like hiking, biking, rafting or kayaking. No sweat, right?
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2016- 2/5, 2/6, 2/19, 3/11, 3/25, 5/13, 5/27, 6/10, 6/24, 7/8, 8/19, 9/23, 9/24, 10/7, 10/21, 10/22, 11/4, 11/18, 11/19, 12/16, 12/23