Tour Type: Tour Package
Duration: 8 Days
Departure days: Tue, Fri
Languages: English

Overview

See the Jewish gems of Israel on this 8 day tour package. Travel the country from the Golan to Masada and the Dead Sea seeing incredible Jewish heritage sites and iconic landmarks. In Jerusalem visit sites like the Western Wall and go beneath ground level to discover the excavated City of David, Jerusalem’s original Jewish settlement. Visit Caesarea, Haifa, Acre and Rosh HaNikra. 

Tour Schedule

After you touch down at Ben Gurion Airport and make your way to your Tel Aviv or Jerusalem hotel you’ll have time to relax and settle in. Your hotel accommodation is included in your tour package.  If you want you can use some of our suggestions about how to spend your first day in Israel or you could spend the day discovering the unique character of the Holy Land and its people. Welcome to Israel!

Overnight stay: Tel Aviv

The Golan Heights Tour takes you north through the Plain of Armageddon and past Megiddo into the Galilee. The Galilee has rolling hills, farmlands, vineyards and the beautiful Sea of Galilee. Crossing the Jordan River we ascend the Golan Heights through lush countryside. We pass Hamat Gader, a site with hot springs used by the Romans and modern-day spa-goers. We travel to the Shalom Observatory and from this elevated point we have stunning views all the way to the Sea of Galilee. In Katzrin we see an excavated Jewish village from the Mishnah and Talmudic eras. Nearby we visit the Golan Antiquities Museum and see archaeological discoveries from the Golan plus a film on the ancient Jewish city of Gamla.  At Mt. Bental we explore the remaining Syrian bunkers and trenches captured by Israelis in the 1967 Six Day War. 

Overnight stay: Golan Heights

This tour day starts with a look around the kibbutz to learn about this unique community. The tour travels to the foot of Mt. Hermon and the Hermon River. We stop at the Banias a former site of a Roman city dedicated to the God Pan. The lush forests, streams and waterfalls of the Banias are so beautiful it has been compared to the Garden of Eden. We tour Kal’at Nimrod, a 13th-century fortress perched on a hilltop where there are brilliant views of the Golan. Next, we stop for lunch in a Druze restaurant before traveling to the holy Jewish city of Safed. Here we tour the Caro Synagogue, Ari Synagogue and the Artists’ Quarter before returning south and leaving the Galilee and Golan.

Sites During the Tour
Overnight stay: Tel Aviv

Tour the coastal cities of Israel as we drive north of Tel Aviv and make our first stop in Caesarea. Here we tour the remains of an ancient Roman port city and see the amphitheater, hippodrome and ruins of palaces, temples and bathhouses. We travel further north along the coast to the port city of Haifa. Here we see the terraced Baha’i Gardens on Mt. Carmel and learn about the Baha’i faith. Continuing all the way to Israel’s border with Lebanon the tour takes you to the sea caves of Rosh HaNikra. Here we can enter the cave chambers and tunnels where waves crash against the rocks. We return south and the tour visits the Crusader city of Acre. Here we tour the Crusader fortress built in the 12th century, the Ottoman structures and a former Turkish and British Mandate citadel prison. 

Overnight stay: Tel Aviv

This tour heads to southern Israel through the Judean Hills and past the Inn of the Good Samaritan. We pause at sea level for an unforgettable photo-op then continue our descent further and further down beneath sea level towards the iconic Dead Sea. Our first stop is at Masada where we take a cable car to the plateau summit and tour the remains of Herod’s 2,055 year old palace fortress. We see remarkable structures including palaces and a bathhouse. From Masada the tour takes you past the desert oasis of Ein Gedi and Qumran where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found. We spend the rest of the day relaxing on one of the Dead Sea beaches. You can float in the salty-water that is 8.6 times more saline than the ocean creating natural buoyance. Use the Dead Sea mud as a natural skin mask and soak up the glorious Dead Sea sun. 

Overnight stay: Jerusalem

With a free day in Jerusalem you can visit sites you’ve dreamed of or discover new places in the City of Gold. Wander through the Old City visiting churches and ancient sites or venture into the new city. At the Machane Yehuda Market taste local delicacies and at Mamilla Mall experience luxury shopping. Visit Ein Kerem, a village-like neighborhood or explore Mt. Zion. Jerusalem has brilliant parks and museums including the Israel Museum and Shrine of the Book that holds the Dead Sea Scrolls. We can offer suggestion of how to spend your free time in Jerusalem.

Overnight stay: Jerusalem

On this tour discover the original Jerusalem settlement built over 3,000 years ago and now hidden beneath the ground. But start with an overview of Jerusalem from Mount Scopus where you can look down on an ancient Jewish cemetery, Garden of Gethsemane and Old City. See the Kidron Valley’s ancient Jewish tombs then go into the Old City through the Zion Gate. Walk through the fascinating Armenian Quarter with its brightly colored ceramics and enter the Old City’s Jewish Quarter. Here highlights include the Byzantine-era Cardo and the iconic Western Wall. We stop to place a prayer note in the Wall then leave the Old City through the Dung Gate. From here the tour takes you underground to the 3,000 year old City of David. See the ancient tunnels hewn from rock to bring water to the city thousands of years ago from the Spring of Gihon.

Overnight stay: Jerusalem

On your last day in Israel you will have time to pack your bags and say good-bye to the Holy Land. If your flight is in the evening check-out at 11am and leave your luggage at the hotel. Head into the city to enjoy a “last supper” or do some last minute shopping. Perhaps return to a place you fell in love with; visit somewhere new or mix with the locals at a neighborhood café. If you would like to use your last day to the fullest we would be happy to make suggestions or help you plan a tour.

Highlights

Guaranteed departure - makes your trip planning much easier and gives you complete peace of mind
Have a free day to relax after your flight before you start touring and exploring the best of Israel
Join the tour directly from your hotel and enjoy a high-quality touring experience for a fair price
5 fully guided days with a local professional guide
7 nights’ accommodation on bed & breakfast basis
4 levels of accommodation for you to choose from
Float in the Dead Sea at the lowest point on Earth
Visit Masada, the symbol of the ancient kingdom of Israel
Drive through the farmlands and vineyards of the Golan Heights
Discover the lush countryside of the Galilee, Israel’s northern region, home to the Sea of Galilee
In Jerusalem, City of Gold, see world famous Jewish landmarks
Drive up the Mediterranean coast stopping at Caesarea, Acre, Haifa and sea caves at Rosh HaNikra
End your 8 day experience with a day of leisure in Tel Aviv or Jerusalem

Language Schedule

S M T W T F S
English

Accommodations Classes and Prices

Tel Aviv
2 Nights
Gilgal Hotel Tel Aviv
Address: 7 Ness Ziona Street, Tel Aviv, 63904, Israel
Golan Heights
1 Nights
Snir Boutique Hotel Golan
Address: Snir kibuzz
Jerusalem
4 Nights
Shani Hotel Jerusalem
Address: Shamai Street 6, Jerusalem, 9463106, Israel
  • The price shown is per person in double room.
  • A single supplement of 502 will apply for choosing 1 adult.
  • High Season supplement will apply in Holidays and Summer Time.
  • The hotels might be replaced with similar ones due to lack of availability.
$1200
PER PERSON
Tel Aviv
2 Nights
Gilgal Hotel Tel Aviv
Address: 7 Ness Ziona Street, Tel Aviv, 63904, Israel
Golan Heights
1 Nights
Snir Boutique Hotel Golan
Address: Snir kibuzz
Jerusalem
4 Nights
Shani Hotel Jerusalem
Address: Shamai Street 6, Jerusalem, 9463106, Israel
  • The price shown is per person in double room.
  • A single supplement of 570 will apply for choosing 1 adult.
  • High Season supplement will apply in Holidays and Summer Time.
  • The hotels might be replaced with similar ones due to lack of availability.
$1327
PER PERSON
Tel Aviv
2 Nights
Gilgal Hotel Tel Aviv
Address: 7 Ness Ziona Street, Tel Aviv, 63904, Israel
Golan Heights
1 Nights
Snir Boutique Hotel Golan
Address: Snir kibuzz
Jerusalem
4 Nights
Shani Hotel Jerusalem
Address: Shamai Street 6, Jerusalem, 9463106, Israel
  • The price shown is per person in double room.
  • A single supplement of 840 will apply for choosing 1 adult.
  • High Season supplement will apply in Holidays and Summer Time.
  • The hotels might be replaced with similar ones due to lack of availability.
$1657
PER PERSON
Tel Aviv
2 Nights
Gilgal Hotel Tel Aviv
Address: 7 Ness Ziona Street, Tel Aviv, 63904, Israel
Golan Heights
1 Nights
Snir Boutique Hotel Golan
Address: Snir kibuzz
Jerusalem
4 Nights
Shani Hotel Jerusalem
Address: Shamai Street 6, Jerusalem, 9463106, Israel
  • The price shown is per person in double room.
  • A single supplement of 1140 will apply for choosing 1 adult.
  • High Season supplement will apply in Holidays and Summer Time.
  • The hotels might be replaced with similar ones due to lack of availability.
$1957
PER PERSON

Additional Information

The tour includes:

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off service
  • Entrance fees on days 2, 3, 4 & 5 
  • 5 fully guided tour days with a local qualified and licensed tour guide
  • 7 nights accommodation on bed & breakfast basis
  • Transport by air-conditioned vehicle

The tour does not include:

  • Lunch, dinner, drinks
  • Airport transfers
  • Entrance fees on day 7- City of David and Underground Jerusalem

Notes:

  • Comfortable walking shoes, hat and water are recommended
  • For visit to the Dead Sea we recommend that you bring hats, bathing suits, towels and sun protection
  • Tour may be bilingual (English and another language)
  • Modest dress is obligatory for visits to holy sites; covered knees and shoulders
  • Airport transfers can be scheduled during the booking process as an optional extra
  • Tour itinerary order may change according to your day of departure
  • Final sequence of tour days will appear in your confirmation email
  • Single traveler supplement is required
  • High season supplement is required

Cancellation Policy

  • Cancellation fee of 20% charged for notification up to 14 days in advance.
  • Cancellation fee of 50% charged for notification up to 7 days in advance.
  • Cancellation fee of 100% charged for notification less then 3 days.
  • Non Show - 100% Cancellation fees

FAQ

Tour Packages are the easiest and cheapest way to travel in Israel. Our packages integrate day tours with lodgings and are from 2 to 12 days long. The tours operate several times a week and include breakfast and transportation from hotel to hotel. Every morning you will join a new group led by one of the best and most professional tour guides Israel has to offer.

The tour packages include Bed and Breakfast, tours (following the schedule on the tour page), transportation from hotel to hotel and entrance fees to all sites during your stay in Israel (unless stated otherwise on tour page). You can find more detailed information in the "Additional Information" section of each tour.

In general our packages we offer different rated levels of accommodation so that you have the option of choosing between budget three star hotels to luxury class hotels. All you have to do is to choose your preferred option during the booking process

Generally it is. The packages of day tours are flexible and open to changes in certain cases where possible. If you have a specific question in this regard you’re welcome to contact us by mail: reservations@beinharim.co.il

Yes. Our cancellation policy is very considerate and clear, you can find these conditions on each tour page and in the confirmation email.

We are happy to help you with any question or request. You are welcome to contact us regarding any issue at:
Email: reservations@beinharim.co.il
Phone: +972 (3) 5422000.

Don't worry! You can always download your vouchers from your Bein Harim account. To access your booking, please use your booking number and the email ascribed to the booking. Still need an assistance?  You are welcome to contact our operations team at:
Email: reservations@beinharim.co.il
Phone: +972 (3) 5422000.


We, at Bein Harim Tourism, understand that plans can change, so you can change dates, cancel, or change your pick up point at any time. Please make note that cancellation fees will be charged subject to cancellation policy as indicated on the tour page and confirmation email.

There is no obligation to come with a printed voucher, although we strongly recommend that you bring the booking voucher and the tour timetable.

It's recommended to book at least a month in advance, as the tour packages include hotels and other external suppliers' services, that are required in order to guarantee confirmation. 

No, however, we recommend you take out personal health and travel insurance.

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