Jerusalem Stopover

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Meals and Sightseeing as per itinerary

Accommodation based on the following or similar:

Tel Aviv: Sea Net / Olympia
Jerusalem: Gold/ Rimonim

Departs daily.
No departures 06

Tel Aviv
Welcome to Israel. On arrival you will be met by a representative of our local agent (look out for your name on a sign) and then transferred to your Tel Aviv hotel where accommodation is reserved for one night. Remainder of day at leisure.

Tel Aviv – Masada and the Dead Sea - Jerusalem
Meet your tour guide in the morning and drive south to Beersheba for a short visit to the capital of the Negev Desert. Continue to Masada, Israel’s foremost archaeological park. Visit the excavation, Herod’s palaces, bath house and cisterns and take in the stunning view of the Roman camps and Dead Sea. Descend to the lowest place on earth – the Dead Sea to experience the mineral rich black mud and to float in its salty waters. Pass by the oasis of Ein Gedi and continue to Jerusalem. (B)

NOTE: Passports and modest dress required. Tour subject to security clearance.

Jerusalem New City and Bethlehem
Start the day at the Israel Museums Shrine of the Book to see the original Dead Sea Scrolls, then see the miniature model of Jerusalem as it was during the time of King Herod. Explore the quaint village of Ein Karem where people believe John the Baptist was born. Continue onto to Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum before proceeding to Bethlehem (subject to security) to visit the Church of Nativity and Manger Square. (B) 

Jerusalem Old City
Enter the Old City and walk through the Armenian and Jewish quarters to the recently excavated and restored Cardo, the Roman road. See the Western Wall, the Kotel, and continue to the Christian quarter.  Walk along the Via Dolorosa and visit the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. Continue to the southwest, just outside the Old City, to Mount Zion, with theT traditional tomb of King David and the Room of the Last Supper. Enjoy the spectacular panoramic view of Jerusalem - the holy city for each of the world’s three great religions – Christianity, Judaism and Islam, from atop the Mount of Olives. Visit the Garden of Gethsemane where Judas betrayed Jesus. In the heart of a neighbourhood in downtown Jerusalem, visit Mahane Yehuda to experience the flavours, aromas, colours and the traders’ interaction with the crowds, at the largest open air market in Israel.


Jerusalem
Transfer to airport for departure flight. (B)

IMPORTANT NOTES:
Modest dress is required for entrance to holy sites - Men: Long Pants. Women: Skirt or long pants and shoulders covered

Order of sightseeing may be amended depending on local travel restrictions and security clearance.

The hotel selection may change – please use this as a guideline only

TOUR INCLUSIONS
Meeting assistance
Airport transfers as per the itinerary
English Speaking guide for all touring
A/C coach for touring in a group
Meals as per itinerary
Tourist class hotel with private facilities
Entrance fees for the above mentioned sites
Taxes and service charges
TOUR EXCLUSIONS:
Porterage
Tipping
Personal Expenses
Departure Taxes