Day 1 Sunday. Arrival
Arrival to Tel Aviv International Airport. A Noah Tours representative will meet you after passport control and accompany you to your transfer to your hotel.
Day 2 Monday. Jaffa – Caesarea – Haifa – Nazareth – Cana – Galilee
After breakfast drive through Jaffa, an ancient port city and the oldest part of Tel Aviv. Continue on to the ancient city of Caesarea that was built by King Herod the Great while driving along the beautiful Mediterranean coast. We will then proceed to Haifa, passing by Mt. Carmel to see the famous Bahai Gardens. From Haifa, we will drive to Nazareth and the Church of Annunciation. Drive to Cana, where the miracle of Jesus turning water into wine took place and visit the “Wedding Church”. End the day with an overnight in Tiberias/Galilee Sea.
Day 3 Tuesday. Galilee – Mt. Beatitudes – Capernaum – Tabgha - Golan Heights
Start the day with an exciting boat ride on the Galilee Sea. Continue to see the “Jesus Boat”, the ancient boat found sunk in the Sea of Galilee from the time of Jesus. Ascend up to Mt. Beatitudes, where Jesus gave the “Sermon on the Mount”. Continue the day in Capernaum, known as “The Town of Jesus”, visit the synagogue and Peter’s house. Take a lunch break with a delicious St. Peters fish lunch. Next, we will visit Tabgha, the place where the miracle of the multiplication of the loaves and fishes took place. You will also have the amazing opportunity to see the famous mosaic under the alter of the ancient church of Tabgha. Proceed to the Golan Heights and have an overview from above. End the day at your hotel in the Galilee Sea for your overnight.
Day 4 Wednesday. Jordan River – Qumran – Masada – Dead Sea
Begin the morning driving along the Jordan River to Yardenit Baptismal Site. Visit Qumran and see the caves where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found. Travel on to Masada where you will take a cable car up to the fortress. The history of the famous Jewish fortification will unfold before your eyes; the palaces built by King Herod, the synagogue and bathhouses used by the Jews. Descend Masada by cable car and drive to the Dead Sea for some relaxation and a dip in the water. Overnight at a Dead Sea hotel and spa where you will be able to take advantage of the spa facilities.
Day 5 Thursday. Dead Sea - Mt. of Olives - Bethlehem
Take advantage of some extra sleep or an early spa treatment, since check out isn’t until 11:00 AM. Go up to the Mt. of Olives, a cemetery that once was covered in olive groves, where you will have a magnificent panoramic view of Jerusalem. Depart for Bethlehem to see the Church of Nativity located at Manger Square. Overview of the Judean Desert and Shepherd's Field. Finish the day back in Jerusalem for your overnight.
Day 6 Friday. Jerusalem (New City) - Mahane Yehuda Market
The morning will begin with a visit to Israel’s official memorial to the Holocaust, Yad VaShem, located on Mt. Herzl. Drive past The Knesset and the Israeli Supreme Court, on your way to the Israel Museum, Israel’s national museum, where you will see the Dead Sea Scrolls as well as a model of the Second Temple. Continue the day with an exciting tour of the Mahane Yehuda Marketplace (Shuk) and experience life as an Israeli. Overnight in Jerusalem.
Day 7 Saturday. Jerusalem (Old City) - Tel Aviv - Eilat
Today will begin with a tour of the Garden of Gethsemane, the place where Jesus prayed and his disciples slept the night before his crucifixion. Make your way to Mt. Zion where you will visit David’s Tomb and the site of the Last Supper, also known as the “Upper Room”. We continue to the Christian Quarter where you will enter the Church of the Holy Sepulcher, where Jesus was crucified. From there, walk where Jesus walked and make your way down Via Dolorosa (Stations of the Cross). The day will continue with a trip to The Cardo, what used to be a main street in the Old City during the time when Judea was under Roman rule. Go down to the Western Wall and spend some time in reflection and/or prayer. Transfer to Sde Dov Airpot in Tel Aviv and fly to Eilat. Overnight in Eilat.
Day 8 Sunday Petra – Pass by Wadi Rum – Eilat
After breakfast, leave Eilat-Israel and cross the Arava border to drive to Petra through the scenic Jordanian desert and the Wadi Rum area. Enter the Rose City of Petra through the Siq, a narrow passage through the mountains that has inspired people for centuries. Travel up to the treasury which appears suddenly at the end of the gorge, leaving the visitors breath-taken by it's size, color and beauty. Continue into the heart of this ancient city carved into the mountains, passing hundreds of tombs and monuments and a spectacular Amphitheatre, which once held 3,000 spectators. Stop for a sit-down lunch, followed by a visit to Moses Spring before leaving Wadi Mussa - the new town of Petra. Drive to Aqaba for a short city tour, return to the Arava border and back to Eilat for overnight.
Day 9 Monday St. Catherina & Mt. Sinai Excursion
Pick up from the hotels in Eilat by a Noah Tours representative. Transfer to Taba border with assistance at the border. Meet and assist with all border formalities by an Egyptian English speaking tour guide and transfer to Santa with an A/C car. Visit Santa Catherina Monastery and after have lunch at The Plaza Hotel or similar. Transfer back to Taba border, and back from Taba to hotel at late afternoon/evening.
Day 10 Tuesday Transfer to the Airport
Breakfast and transfer to the airport for departure flight to Tel Aviv. If needed it is possible to take the last evening flight to Tel Aviv upon return from the tour.
|Room type - Regular||Tourist||First||Superior||Deluxe|
|Per Person in Double Room||USD $1818||USD $1998||USD $2328||USD $2963|
|Single Room Supplement||USD $649||USD $711||USD $1028||USD $1599|
|Supplement for dinners||-||USD $174||USD $293||-|
|High Season Supplement (per tour - single pay double)||USD $145||USD $145||USD $290||USD $580|
|Double Room Peak Season Supplement (per night)||USD $33||USD $35||USD $45||-|
|Single Room Peak Season Supplement (per night)||USD $40||USD $40||USD $47||-|
|Tel Aviv||Seanet||Mercure||Dan Panorama||Carlton||Hilton|
|Galilee||Kibbutz Hotel||Kibbutz Hotel||Kibbutz Hotel||
|Dead Sea||Oasis||Oasis||David Resort||
|Jerusalem||Jerusalem Tower||Grand Court||Dan Panorama||
King David / Waldorf Astoria
|Eilat||Adi||Prima Music||Dan Panorama||
Herods Palace/ Dan
Tourist & First Class: Child (2-12) sharing parents' room - reduction of 20%.
Superior: Child up to age 18 sharing parents’ room – reduction of 30%.
PEAK & HIGH SEASONS 2017:
PEAK & HIGH SEASONS 2018:
Tour starts on Sunday from Tel Aviv and ends the next Tuesday in Tel Aviv.
During August, the tour Deluxe category is not available in Israel.
During High Season & Peak Season, please contact us for rates and availability.
There are a few options for extension tours in Egypt.
In case of non availability of a Kibbutz Hotel, a hotel in the Galilee will be designated.
Dead Sea hotel is upon availiability.
All rooms are standard rooms. Optional room upgrades are available upon request for a supplement fee.
All categories of hotel class stay in the same Kibbutz Hotel in the Galilee no matter which hotel class was booked, except Executive.
Option for Superior and Deluxe class to upgrade to a non-Kibbutz Hotel for a supplement fee.
In case the hotels mentioned in the table are not available, a similar hotel from the same category will be booked.
For single travellers, kindly contact us.
All tours may be operated as a private tours at an additional cost.
In order to pre-issue visas to Jordan and Egypt, we require a scanned copy of the all clients' passports.
Noah Tours may be operating this tour with other tour operators.
Please make sure your passport is valid for at least 6 months at the time of your travels.
Noah Tours Ltd. advises all participants to insure themselves and their belongings.
Dinner supplement is 6 dinners starting from the second night
We work with many different hotels however the hotels on the list are the ones we are most likely to use.
For further details please see our Terms and Conditions.
BORDER AND VISA FEES: (NOT INCLUDED)
USD $65 per person for the border taxes, fees and tips. To be paid at the border.
USD $65 for visa to Jordan. To be obtained at the border.
USD $ 32 per person border fees for the Israeli side of the Israel -Egypt Border.
USD $ 15 per person Taba toll road tax.
USD $ 25 per person for the visa to Egypt. To be obtained at the border.