Stroll through the various quarters of Old Jerusalem, pay your respects at the Yad Vashem Memorial and visit the Church of Nativity in Bethlehem during the day tours included as part of this 04 day Israel travel package. Roundtrip from Tel Aviv Airport or option to include as part of a Jordan-Israel combination travel package.
• You get to choose your own travel dates.
• Can be extend to add more days and other areas of Israel if you wish, or combined with travel in Jordan.
• Rate varies depending on number of persons travelling / category of hotel requested / your exact travel dates / etc.
Day 01 : Transfer from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem
Meet at Ben Gurion Tel Aviv Airport for transfer on to hotel in Jerusalem. Check-in with remainder of the day / evening free at leisure (as per your international flight arrival time). Overnight in Jerusalem.
Day 02 : Old Jerusalem & Yad Vashem Tour
Join on full day regular group tour covering Old Jerusalem & Yad Vashem. Enjoy a panoramic view from the Mount of Olives, visit King David's Tomb, Room of Last Supper & Dormition Abbey at Mount Zion, after which enter the Old City strolling through the Armenian, Jewish & Christian Quarters, visiting the Cardo, Jewish Wailing Wall, Kotel, Via Dolorosa and Church of Holy Sepulchre along the way. Then on to the New City and visit Yad Vashem, the memorial to the Holocaust. End of day tour with drop off back to hotel, evening free at leisure. Overnight in Jerusalem.
*Modest dress (no shorts or sleeveless shirts) and head covering are required for visiting Holy sites.
*Children under 10 years are NOT allowed inside the Holocaust Memorial and Museum.
*On Saturdays and Jewish Holidays : Yad Vashem replaced with drive to Ein Karem, traditionally known as the birthplace of John the Baptist, where you stroll in the narrow lanes of the picturesque neighborhood, stopping by Mary's Spring and visit the Church of Saint John the Baptist.
Day 03 : Bethlehem Tour & free time in Jerusalem
Join on a half day morning tour of Bethlehem, the birthplace of Jesus. Here walk through Manger Square to visit the Church of Nativity, the oldest church in the Holy Land. Descend to the Grotto of Nativity, where a Silver Star in the floor marks the spot where Christ is believed to have been born. Then visit Church of Milk Grotto where the Virgin Mary nursed baby Jesus and according to tradition, a drop of her milk spilt and turned the stones white. After visit of the Shepherds' field, return to Jerusalem with the afternoon and evening free at leisure to explore on your own. Overnight in Jerusalem.
Day 04 : Departure
Transfer from hotel in Jerusalem to Tel Aviv Airport, as per your international flight departure time. For those wanting to head to Jordan we can arrange transfer to Allenby Bridge land border instead.
• Religious-National Holiday Periods in Israel
Passover : 08-15 April 2020 ..... 26 Mar-05 Apr 2021
Shavuot : 28-30 May 2020 ..... 16-18 May 2021
Rosh Hashana : 18-20 Sept 2020 ..... 06-08 Sept 2021
Yom Kippur : 27-28 Sept 2020 ..... 15-16 Sept 2021
Succoth : 02-10 Oct 2020 ..... 20-30 Sept 2021
*Over Yom Kippur touring is NOT possible.