Journey Through the Holy Land
Close your eyes and imagine…
While you let your body float effortlessly in the seemingly magical waters of the Dead Sea, it’s your heart that will soar on this religious tour of Israel. The stories of Scripture don’t just come to life on this spiritual journey through the Holy Land – they truly jump off the page. See the location where Jesus was born, the field where the angels announced his birth, and the sites of some of the most repeated stories of the New Testament – including where Jesus walked on water, recruited four of his apostles, calmed the storm, and fed the multitude. From visiting the site of the first miracle in Cana to seeing the room of the Last Supper on Mount Zion, this religious journey will fuel your faith and feed your soul.
JOURNEY THROUGH THE HOLY LAND – FAITH-BASED TRAVEL
9 – DAY TOUR FROM TEL AVIV TO JERUSALEM
TOUR DETAILS – While you let your body float effortlessly in the seemingly magical waters of the Dead Sea, it’s your heart that will soar on this religious tour of Israel. The stories of Scripture don’t just come to life on this spiritual journey through the Holy Land – they truly jump off the page. See the location where Jesus was born, the field where the angels announced his birth, and the sites of some of the most repeated stories of the New Testament – including where Jesus walked on water, recruited four of his apostles, calmed the storm, and fed the multitude. From visiting the site of the first miracle in Cana to seeing the room of the Last Supper on Mount Zion, this religious journey will fuel your faith and feed your soul.
SMALL-GROUP DISCOVERY – Each Globus faith-based vacation is limited to an average of just 24 guests per departure. There’s always room to roam with extra space between you and other travelers—while still getting up close and personal to the experiences you’ve been dreaming of. Small-Group Discoveries include all the features of a traditional Globus escorted vacation, complete with expert Tour Director, Driver, and Local Guides who ensure that your health and safety is our top priority. A Small-Group Discovery vacation is the perfectly sized tour—without the crowds. We’ve prepared everything you need for the perfect vacation—from transfers to and from your hotel to expert Local Guides and included VIP sightseeing access to the world’s iconic sites. Your Globus Tour Director is always there to help you make the most out of your free time! Tour includes Buffet Breakfast daily and seven Dinners. Lunches will be on your own.
Photo Highlights and UNESCO World Heritage Sites
The five following UNESCO Sites can be visited on this vacation:
Church of the Nativity – Bethlehem
White City of Tel Aviv – the Modern Movement
Old City of Jerusalem and its Walls
DAY 1 – ARRIVE IN TEL AVIV, ISRAEL – Welcome to Tel Aviv! This evening, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions for a welcome dinner at your hotel.
DAY 2 TEL AVIV–JAFFA–CAESAREA–MEGIDDO–MUHRAQA–SEA OF GALILEE
JAFFA – Guided walking tour in the ancient port.
CAESAREA – Guided sightseeing includes the Roman Amphitheater and the Crusader fortress.
MEGIDDO – Orientation tour before driving to Mount Carmel.
MUHRAQA – Photo op en route to Tiberias on the Sea of Galilee.
DAY 3 SEA OF GALILEE – EXCURSION TO CANA & NAZARETH
CANA – Guided visit.
NAZARETH – Visit to the Church of the Annunciation and St. Joseph’s Church.
SEA OF GALILEE CRUISE – See the ancient fishing boat. Free time this afternoon and evening.
DAY 4 SEA OF GALILEE–MOUNT OF BEATITUDES–TABGHA–CAPERNAUM–MAGDALA–JORDAN RIVER–BET SHE’AN–JERUSALEM
MOUNT OF BEATITUDES – Visit the site where Jesus delivered his Sermon on the Mount.
TABGHA – Visit the Church of the multiplication of loaves and fishes and the Church of St. Peter’s Primacy.
CAPERNAUM – Orientation tour followed by free time.
MAGDALA – Orientation tour followed by free time.
JORDAN RIVER – Visit the Baptismal site.
BET SHE’AN – Visit the Ancient Roman Archaeological Site.
DAY 5 JERUSALEM – EXCURSION TO EIN KAREM, BETHLEHEM & THE GARDEN TOMB
EIN KAREM – Visit the Church of St. John the Baptist and the Church of Visitation.
BETHLEHEM – Visit the Church of the Nativity.
JERUSALEM – Visit the Garden Tomb.
DAY 6, 7, 8, 9 JERUSALEM – EXCURSIONS AROUND THE OLD CITY
JERUSALEM – Guided walking tour of the Old City includes Mount of Olives, the Via Dolorosa, and the Garden of Gethsemane, the Church of the Holy Sepulcher, the Wailing Wall, Mount Zion, and the Tomb of King David.
JERUSALEM – Free day.
MASADA – Cable-car ride to the clifftop fortress of Masada.
DEAD SEA RESORT – Free time this afternoon to float in the Dead Sea before returning to Jerusalem.
JERUSALEM – Farewell dinner this evening.
Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (The nearest airport is Tel Aviv.)
ENHANCE YOUR FREE TIME in Jerusalem with a visit to the Israel Museum and the Holocaust Memorial at Yad Vashem. This and other options throughout your tour are available for purchase. Get local maps and tips for free time, as well.
– OR – Add Jordan to Your Vacation – Turn your vacation into a 14-Day Tour from Tel Aviv to Dead Sea
ACCOMMODATIONS – TEL AVIV
DAN PANORAMA TEL AVIV/SUPERIOR FIRST-CLASS HOTEL
Located in Charles Clore Park, Tel Aviv – Free WIFI
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.
Hotel Amenities: Spa Services / Laundry Available / Elevator / Parking/Valet / Free WIFI / Business Center / Pool / Currency Exchange Restaurant On-Site / Concierge desk / Beauty Salon
Room Amenities: Air Conditioning / Cable/Satellite TV / Hair Dryer / Disabled Access / In-Room Safe -/ Minibar/Coffee Station / Pay per View Phone w/Voice Mail / Desk / Daily Housekeeping / Wake-Up Calls / Local Newspaper
OPTIONAL EXCURSIONS – The following optional excursions are examples only for this vacation. These may or may not be offered, and availability is subject to days of operation and seasonality. Please select a departure date to view optional excursions and pricing for a specific date (due to currency fluctuation, pricing shown is subject to change until purchased). Optional excursions are available for purchase 90 days prior to the tour start date. Price Ranges – $50 to over $150 per person, per excursion
JERUSALEM – SOUNDS & LIGHT SHOW AND MIDDLE EASTERN DINNER – Immerse yourself in a multi-sensory extravaganza during this unique evening featuring a virtual reality sound and light show and an authentic Middle Eastern dinner at a local restaurant.
DISCOVER JERUSALEM – See some of Israel’s most priceless treasures on this day trip featuring the Dead Sea Scrolls, ancient archaeological finds at the Inn of the Good Samaritan, and the nation’s Holocaust Memorial.
PRIVATE TOURING – Globus European Private Touring enables you to experience all of the attractions, sights, and highlights of your selected Globus tour as a private experience – delivered just for you and your traveling party. With Private Touring, you’ll have your own dedicated Tour Director, your own private transportation and driver, and your own professional local guides. All with greater flexibility in pace and your experience.
Contact TravelKatz for pricing for your specific party size as well as any other information on Private Touring.
* Supplement pricing is per person and will be added to the standard published price for your given departure date and is based on availability. Supplement price is valid for 2021 travel years. Occasionally some included and optional activities & excursions may be operated with other guests. Additional restrictions may apply. No Group allowances or promotions are available on Private Touring. Note that blackout dates may exist where the Private Touring option is not available.
* Our price is based on the lowest price available to book. Price is per passenger based on double occupancy and does not include International airfare; additional fees/charges are not included. Some tours require intra-vacation flights. These costs may be added to the total cost in order to make this wonderful journey all-inclusive.
While thinking about travel to Israel, experience the food, culture, and tucked away areas not often visited by the everyday traveler. Traveling to and visiting a private residence will immerse you into the culture not often seen. DON’T FORGET TRAVEL INSURANCE!
Contact Kathryn or Sandra for more information and pricing for your trip to Israel and Jordan by calling 352-277-7300 or visit www.travelkatz.com or email either [email protected] or [email protected].