Israel – The Heritage and The Hope

Price Starting at $5,195.00

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Israel’s unmatched history, archaeological treasures and cultural attractions make it an essential destination for religious pilgrims and secular travelers alike. Explore Jerusalem, a walled hilltop city with a fabled 5,000-year past, sacred to more than a third of the world’s population. In Bethlehem, Galilee and across the countryside, retrace Biblical events and learn about ancient civilizations and unique modern communities. Israel is as beautiful as it is fascinating and you will be struck by the majestic deserts, rolling hills and picturesque coastlines. And, to enrich your journey, we’ve arranged exclusive lectures with journalists, writers and experts on hot historical and current topics.

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Fly overnight to Tel Aviv, Israel’s first “modern” city founded in 1909, and enjoy a welcome dinner. Next day, start at Jaffa, one of the world’s oldest cities, with a harbor that has been in use since the Bronze Age. Continue to the recently renovated old Othman train station and stroll through Neve Zedek, the first neighborhood in Tel Aviv. Enjoy lunch at the Port of Tel Aviv before your drive through the White City of Tel Aviv, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. THE MARKET HOUSE HOTEL, JAFFA.

(Meals Aloft, Dinner; Breakfast,Dinner)

Prices vary by season and package. Please inquire by phone at (800) 627-1244 or email info@classicescapes.com for more information and a pricing estimate.

PRICING: Per person, based on double occupancy

2019

  • Jan 5-Feb 20; Dec 1-20
    $5,195
  • Feb 21-Nov 30
    $5,395

2020

  • Jan 5-Feb 20; Dec 1-20
    $5,495
  • Feb 21-Nov 30
    $5,895

Maximum group size: Although larger groups can be accommodated, we recommend 25 travelers.

Note: High holidays for Jewish and Christian faiths are excluded from above pricing and certain other times might require price adjustments.

YOUR JOURNEY INCLUDES:
  • Superior accommodations and meals as indicated in itinerary.
  • Complimentary bottled water throughout.
  • Sightseeing by deluxe, air-conditioned motorcoach.
  • Services of a highly-trained English-speaking guide throughout.
  • All entry fees to visited monuments.
  • All applicable hotel tips and taxes, plus gratuities for baggage handling.
  • Complimentary passport wallet and baggage tags.
  • Complimentary emergency evacuation insurance.
It can be quite hot in Israel during the summer months – June through August and cool in the winter (January-February.) Generally, best time to visit is March through May and October/November. However, one needs to take into consideration the Jewish and Christian holidays when it is too crowded and very expensive in Israel. For birding enthusiasts, the bird migration takes place usually March-May, returning October-November.