Israel Escape 2019

Israel Escape 2019


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Itinerary

Countries Visited

Israel

Tour Itinerary

Begin your Israel Escape in Tel Aviv and enjoy a welcome dinner together with your Tour Director and traveling companions. In Jaffa walk around the beautifully restored port—starting point for medieval pilgrimages to Jerusalem. Continue your guided tour of Israel through the Holy Land to Caesarea, and journey to Nazareth in Galilee to visit the Church of the Annunciation. Stop in Cana—site of Jesus’ wedding miracle turning water into wine—on your way to historical Haifa. A wealth of fascinating visits awaits you: the Baha’i Shrine; the Mount of Beatitudes, and Capernaum—all sites where the story of Jesus unfolded, the Valley of Elah where David slew Goliath, the Valley of Ayalon to hear the story of Samson and Delilah, and a serene cruise on the Sea of Galilee. You’ll also visit the birthplace of Jesus in Bethlehem. Stay four nights in Jerusalem to discover this symbolic city. Embark on a moving excursion to Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial. Visit the Israel Museum containing the Shrine of the Book, and the Dead Sea Scrolls—the oldest biblical manuscripts in the world. Visit the Old City, the Garden Tomb, and take in the view from the Mount of Olives. See the Garden of Gethsemane, follow the Stations of the Cross along the Via Dolorosa, and visit the Church of the Holy Sepulchre at the site of the crucifixion. View the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock mosque, and visit the Western Wall, the most holy shrine in Jewish religion. Also visit the fortress of Masada—a historic site for Jewish faith. The experience of floating in the buoyant salt waters of the Dead Sea enriches the wonderful memories already collected during your inspirational Israel Escape!

Day 1: ARRIVE IN TEL AVIV, ISRAEL.
Welcome to Tel Aviv! Enjoy this evening’s welcome dinner with your traveling companions and Tour Director. (D)

Day 2: TEL AVIV–JAFFA–CAESAREA–NAZARETH–CANA–HAIFA.
Stop in Jaffa for a walk through the beautifully restored ancient port, where medieval pilgrims started their strenuous 2-day trek to Jerusalem. Then, continue your tour of the Holy Land to Caesarea, the perfect place to learn about the Roman and Crusader presence in the country. Visit the ROMAN AMPHITHEATER and the impressive CRUSADER FORTRESS, and admire Herod’s stadium and harbor. On to Nazareth in Galilee, to visit the contemporary CHURCH OF THE ANNUNCIATION. Then Cana, site of the first miracle where Jesus changed water into wine at a wedding. To this day, many couples renew their wedding vows at this sacred place. Arrive in Haifa, a city with a long history dating back to biblical times. (B,D)

Day 3: HAIFA. EXCURSION TO THE MOUNT OF BEATITUDES–CAPERNAUM–SEA OF GALILEE.
Start your day with a visit to the golden-domed BAHA’I SHRINE, the world center of Baha’i faith. Heading towards the Sea of Galilee, visit the MOUNT OF BEATITUDES, where Jesus delivered his Sermon on the Mount. Then proceed to CAPERNAUM, where Jesus recruited his first followers among the fishermen. Via the ruins of Kursi, arrive at the Jordan River and visit the BAPTISMAL SITE, followed by a relaxing [LF] CRUISE on the Sea of Galilee. (B,D)

Day 4: HAIFA–VALLEY OF ELAH–LATRUN–BETHLEHEM–JERUSALEM.
Drive into the ancient land of the Philistines and the Valley of Elah. Stop at the site of David’s victory over the Philistine champion, Goliath, and hear about this biblical event. Later, hear the tale of Samson and Delilah as you travel through the land of the Dan tribe to the wide Valley of Ayalon. At strategic Latrun, visit the MONASTERY OF THE TRAPPIST MONKS. Stop en route for a breathtaking panoramic view of the Holy City of Jerusalem, considered one of the oldest places in the world, with a history dating back as far as 4000 BC. Proceed to Bethlehem and see Shepherd’s Field, where the angels announced the birth of Jesus. Next, visit the CHURCH OF THE NATIVITY, which stands on the site where Jesus was born. Overnight in Jerusalem. (B)

Day 5: JERUSALEM. EXCURSION TO THE ISRAEL MUSEUM, YAD VASHEM, AND MOUNT ZION.
Visit the ISRAEL MUSEUM with the Shrine of the Book, and the Dead Sea Scrolls, followed by the YAD VASHEM MEMORIAL created to commemorate the six million martyrs of the Holocaust. Continue to MOUNT ZION, and visit the UPPER ROOM, where Jesus and his disciples had the last supper, and then the TOMB OF KING DAVID. (B)

Day 6: JERUSALEM. EXCURSION TO THE OLD CITY.
This morning, visit the GARDEN TOMB. After viewing a stunning panorama of the city from the revered MOUNT OF OLIVES, start your guided walking tour. Via the Chapel of Dominus Flevit, designed in the shape of a tear drop to symbolize the tears of Christ, arrive at the GARDEN OF GETHSEMANE, where Jesus prayed the night before his arrest. Nearby are the Caves of the Assumption of Mary and of the Betrayal. Follow the Stations of the Cross along the VIA DOLOROSA to Golgotha, and visit the CHURCH OF THE HOLY SEPULCHRE. Erected over the site of the crucifixion, this church is shared by six Christian communities. Also see the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock, a splendid mosque on the holy mount. Continue to the WESTERN WALL, the most holy shrine in the Jewish religion. (B)

Day 7: JERUSALEM. EXCURSION TO MASADA AND THE DEAD SEA.
Drive through the Judean wilderness to the Dead Sea, the lowest point on the surface of the Earth. Enjoy the scenery as you follow the road between the salty water and majestic desert mountains. Catch glimpses of the caves of Qumran, where the precious Dead Sea Scrolls were found. Ascend by cable car to the spectacular cliff-top FORTRESS of Masada, and hear how 960 Jewish zealots preferred death at their own hands to the indignity of surrender to overwhelming Roman forces. Around lunchtime, reach one of the comfortable Dead Sea resorts and experience the feeling of buoyancy in the heavy water. Return to Jerusalem to enjoy a farewell dinner with your traveling companions to commemorate an unforgettable journey through the Holy Land. (B,D)

Day 8: JERUSALEM.
Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (The nearest airport is Tel Aviv.) (B)

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Inclusions

  • Please check visa requirements with your local consulate(s); responsibility for obtaining visas rests with the traveler.
  • Hotels listed may occasionally be substituted with alternative hotels of equivalent standard.

Sightseeing & Activities:

TEL AVIV
Welcome dinner

JAFFA
Walk around the ancient port

CAESAREA
Visit the Roman Amphitheater and the Crusader fortress

NAZARETH
Visit the Church of the Annunciation

CANA
Visit the site of the first miracle

HAIFA
Visit the Baha’i Shrine

MOUNT OF BEATITUDES
Visit the site where Jesus delivered his sermon

CAPERNAUM
Visit the site where Jesus recruited his followers

JORDAN RIVER
Visit a baptismal site

SEA OF GALILEE
Enjoy [LF] a cruise

LATRUN
Visit the site of David’s victory over Goliath in the Valley of Elah and the Monastery of the Trappist Monks in Latrun

BETHLEHEM
Visit the Church of Nativity

JERUSALEM
Visit the Israel Museum, Yad Vashem, and Mount Zion; guided walking tour; the tomb of King David, the Upper Room, the Garden Tomb, a panoramic view from the Mount of Olives; visit the Garden of Gethsemane, follow the Stations of the Cross along the Via Dolorosa, visit the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, the Western Wall; farewell dinner

MASADA
Ride a cable car and visit the cliff-top fortress

DEAD SEA
Experience the buoyancy feeling in the Dead Sea waterMotorcoach or minibus; boat cruise, cable car. Free wi-fi available on your motorcoach and in most hotel lobbies.

Meals:
Full buffet breakfast daily; 4 three-course dinners with wine: including a welcome dinner in Tel Aviv, and a farewell dinner in Jerusalem


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Accommodations

Prices are per person in single, double, or triple room occupancy.

The single supplement waiver and single room capacity is limited, please call for availability.

All Escapes by Globus tours and departures are excluded from the following Globus discounts: Book Early & Save, Welcome Back Credit, Second Tour discount and Small Group discount.

Extra nights per person in Tel Aviv:
January 1 to April 30 2019 in single room $266, in twin $141, in triple $132
October 1 to December 31 2019 in single room $300, in twin $159, in triple $149

Extra nights per person in Jerusalem:
January 1 to April 30 2019 in single room $174 to $207, in twin $100 to $116, in triple $94 to $105
October 1 to December 31 2019 in single room from $196 to $234, in twin from $113 to $131, in triple from $106 to $118

Tel Aviv: Herods Hotel Tel Aviv
Contemporary High-rise Hotel situated on the Mediterranean, in hub of fashionable tourist center.
Address:
155 Hayarkon Street
Tel Aviv , Israel
Tel Aviv: Dan Panorama Tel Aviv
The Dan Panorama Hotel offers easy access to everywhere you want to be. Cross the road fronting this Tel Aviv hotel and you're on the Mediterranean where great beaches and soft sands greet you. The Dan Panorama Hotel boasts an outstanding mix of facilities. It is directly linked to the Dan Panorama Convention Center - the city's largest, most comprehensive convention and exhibition center.
Address:
Charles Clore Park
Tel Aviv , Israel
Haifa: Leonardo Plaza
Set on the Mediterranean coast close to Mount Carmel, this 184-room property offers relaxing tranquility, an indoor pool with retractable roof for the summer months, a gym, a restaurant, and elegant lounge bar. Guestrooms are all air-conditioned and offer free Wi-Fi internet access, coffee & tea-making facilities, and in-room safes.
Address:
On Carmel Beach 10 David Elazar St.
Haifa , Israel
Haifa: Dan Panorama
Sleek 19-story Tower set on the slopes of Mount Carmel, overlooking Haifa Bay.
Address:
107 Hanassi Avenue
Haifa , Israel
Jerusalem: Dan Jerusalem
The Dan Jerusalem Hotel offers a premium hospitality experience that combines an idyllic environment with breath taking vistas from the terrace. Designed around a series of beautiful patios, this hotel features an outdoor pool, three restaurants (one by the pool) that serve a creative array of Mediterranean and Continental cuisine. The Dan's spa and wellness centre includes an indoor pool, a large hammam, saunas and a fitness room. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel.
Address:
32 Lehi St
Jerusalem , Israel
Jerusalem: Ramada Jerusalem
This 360-room property is located near the northerm entrance of Jerusalem, just a short drive away from the Old City and close to the light-rail system. Amenities include a spacious marble lobby with bar area, a unique restaurant split into either meat/dairy sections, an indoor swimming pool, seasonal outdoor pool, gym, wet and dry sauna and Free Wi-Fi internet access throughout. Contemporary styled guest rooms are equipped with air-conditioning/heating, in-room safes, mini bars and coffee/tea-making facilities.
Address:
Ruppin Bridge at Herzl Blvd
Jerusalem , Israel

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Ratings based off 7 reviews . Currently showing 1 reviews with comments only.
By Lisa E on Nov 12, 2018

After our stay in Tel Aviv, accomodations were mediocre, clean but nothing impressive. Our main guide was very good and informative, but the guide in Bethlehem was all about us spending money at one his jewelry and souvenir connections. The special dinners and lunches outside of the hotels we stayed at were mediocre.


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