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THE BEST OF ISRAEL WITH PETRA & WADI RUM - 9 DAYS

Experience Israel, Petra and Wadi Rum Tour, Where Two Cultures Meet.


Day 1 Sunday.
 
Arrival 

Arrival to Tel Aviv International Airport. A Noah Tours representative will meet you after passport control and accompany you to your transfer to your hotel.

Day 2 Monday. Jaffa – Caesarea – Haifa – Nazareth – Cana – Galilee

After breakfast drive through Jaffa, an ancient port city and the oldest part of Tel Aviv. Continue on to the ancient city of Caesarea that was built by King Herod the Great while driving along the beautiful Mediterranean coast. We will then proceed to Haifa, passing by Mt. Carmel to see the famous Bahai Gardens. From Haifa, we will drive to Nazareth and the Church of Annunciation. Drive to Cana, where the miracle of Jesus turning water into wine took place and visit the “Wedding Church”.  End the day with an overnight in Tiberias/Galilee Sea.

Day 3 Tuesday. Galilee – Mt. Beatitudes – Capernaum – Tabgha - Golan Heights 

Start the day with an exciting boat ride on the Galilee Sea. Continue to see the “Jesus Boat”, the ancient boat found sunk in the Sea of Galilee from the time of Jesus. Ascend up to Mt. Beatitudes, where Jesus gave the “Sermon on the Mount”.  Continue the day in Capernaum, known as “The Town of Jesus”, visit the synagogue and Peter’s house. Take a lunch break with a delicious St. Peters fish lunch. Next, we will visit Tabgha, the place where the miracle of the multiplication of the loaves and fishes took place. You will also have the amazing opportunity to see the famous mosaic under the alter of the ancient church of Tabgha. Proceed to the Golan Heights and have an overview from above. End the day at your hotel in the Galilee Sea for your overnight.

Day 4 Wednesday. Jordan River – Qumran – Masada – Dead Sea

Begin the morning driving along the Jordan River to Yardenit Baptismal Site. Visit Qumran and see the caves where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found. Travel on to Masada where you will take a cable car up to the fortress. The history of the famous Jewish fortification will unfold before your eyes; the palaces built by King Herod, the synagogue and bathhouses used by the Jews. Descend Masada by cable car and drive to the Dead Sea for some relaxation and a dip in the water. Overnight at a Dead Sea hotel and spa where you will be able to take advantage of the spa facilities.

Day 5 Thursday. Dead Sea - Mt. of Olives - Bethlehem

Take advantage of some extra sleep or an early spa treatment, since check out isn’t until 11:00 AM. Go up to the Mt. of Olives, a cemetery that once was covered in olive groves, where you will have a magnificent panoramic view of Jerusalem. Depart for Bethlehem to see the Church of Nativity located at Manger Square. Overview of the Judean Desert and Shepherd's Field. Finish the day back in Jerusalem for your overnight. 

Day 6 Friday. Jerusalem (New City) - Mahane Yehuda Market

The morning will begin with a visit to Israel’s official memorial to the Holocaust, Yad VaShem, located on Mt. Herzl. Drive past The Knesset and the Israeli Supreme Court, on your way to the Israel Museum, Israel’s national museum, where you will see the Dead Sea Scrolls as well as a model of the Second Temple. Continue the day with an exciting tour of the Mahane Yehuda Marketplace (Shuk) and experience life as an Israeli. Overnight in Jerusalem

Day 7 Saturday. Jerusalem (Old City) - Tel Aviv - Eilat

Today will begin with a tour of the Garden of Gethsemane, the place where Jesus prayed and his disciples slept the night before his crucifixion. Make your way to Mt. Zion where you will visit David’s Tomb and the site of the Last Supper, also known as the “Upper Room”. We continue to the Christian Quarter where you will enter the Church of the Holy Sepulcher, where Jesus was crucified. From there, walk where Jesus walked and make your way down Via Dolorosa (Stations of the Cross). The day will continue with a trip to The Cardo, what used to be a main street in the Old City during the time when Judea was under Roman rule. Go down to the Western Wall and spend some time in reflection and/or prayer. Transfer to Sde Dov Airpot in Tel Aviv and fly to Eilat. Overnight in Eilat.

Day 8 Sunday. Petra-Wadi Rum

After breakfast leave Eilat-Israel, cross the Arava border and drive to Petra through the scenic Jordanian desert and the Wadi Rum area. Enter the Rose City of Petra through the Siq, a narrow passage through the mountains that has inspired people for centuries. Travel up to the treasury which suddenly appears at the end of the gorge, leaving the visitors breath-taken by its size, color and beauty. Continue into the heart of this ancient city carved into the mountains, passing hundreds of tombs and monuments and a spectacular Amphitheatre, which once held 3,000 spectators. Stop for a sit-down lunch, followed by a visit to Moses Spring before leaving Wadi Mussa - the new town of Petra. Drive to Wadi Rum and experience a local diner at the Tent Camp.

Day 9 Monday. Wadi Rum - Eilat - Departure

After breakfast at the Tent Camp, experience Wadi Rum on a 4x4 Jeep. Leave to Eilat and take your flight back to Tel Aviv. Tranfer from Sde Dov Airport to Ben Gurion Airport for your departure flight.

Room type - Regular Tourist First Superior Deluxe Executive
Per Person in Double Room USD $1695 USD $1890 USD $2114 USD $2713 USD $4313
Single Room Supplement USD $493 USD $555 USD $798 USD $1350 USD $2950
Supplement for dinners - USD $174 USD $298 - -
High Season Supplement (per tour - single pay double) USD $130 USD $130 USD $245 USD $515 USD $772
Double Room Peak Season Supplement (per night) USD $25 USD $37 USD $50 USD $80 -
Single Room Peak Season Supplement (per night) USD $47 USD $62 USD $90 USD $150 -
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HOTELS
Hotel Area Tourist  First Superior  Deluxe  Executive
Tel Aviv Seanet Mercure  Dan Panorama  Carlton Hilton
Galilee Kibbutz Hotel Kibbutz Hotel Kibbutz Hotel

Kibbutz Hotel

Scots

Dead Sea Oasis Oasis David Resort

David Resort

Herods

Jerusalem Jerusalem Tower Grand Court Dan Panorama

Mamilla

King David / Waldorf Astoria

Eilat Adi Prima Music Dan Panorama

Herods Palace/ Dan

Herods Vitalis

 

Wadi Rum Bedouin Tent Bedouin Tent Bedouin Tent

Bedouin Tent

Bedouin Tent

 

 

Family Plan

Tourist & First Class: Child (2-12) sharing parents' room - reduction of 20%. 

Superior: Child up to age 18 sharing parents’ room – reduction of 30%.

Season Periods:

PEAK & HIGH SEASONS 2018:


High Season

  • 22 Dec 2017 - 3 January 2018  (Christmas and New Years) 
  • 01 July - 28 August 2018 (Summer holiday Period )


Peak Season

  • 30 Mar – 7 April 2018 : Passover (Jewish holiday)
  • 19 – 21 May 2018 : Shavuot (Jewish holiday)
  • 10 - 11 Sep 2018 : Rosh Hashana (Jewish holiday)
  • 18 – 19 Sep 2018 : Yom Kippur - Not possible for touring
  • 23 Sep– 2 Oct 2018 : Succoth (Jewish holiday)

 

REGULAR SEASON:

  • Dates that do not appear in high & peak season.

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PEAK & HIGH SEASONS 2019:


High Season

  • 22 Dec 2018 - 3 January 2019  (Christmas and New Years) 
  • 01 July - 28 August 2019 (Summer holiday Period )


Peak Season

  • 19 – 27 April 2019 : Passover (Jewish holiday)
  • 8 – 10 June 2019 : Shavuot (Jewish holiday)
  • 29 Sep - 1 Oct 2019 : Rosh Hashana (Jewish holiday)
  • 8 – 9 Oct 2019 : Yom Kippur - Not possible for touring
  • 13 – 22 Sep 2019 : Succoth (Jewish holiday)

 

REGULAR SEASON:

  • Dates that do not appear in high & peak season.

Including

  • Meeting and assistance on arrival at Ben Gurion Airport
  • Transfers from & to the airport
  • 8 Nights Hotel Accommodation including daily Israeli buffet breakfasts
  • All entrance fees according to the itinerary
  • Government licensed English speaking guide on touring days.
  • 8 days sightseeing in A/C vehicles
  • 2 hours of 4X4 jeep in Wadi Rum
  • Round trip flight to Eilat and back to Tel Aviv
  • Transfer from Hotel in Eilat to Arava border

Excluding

  • Tips to guide, driver, etc.
  • Does not include border taxes & fees
  • Visa costs
  • Traveler's medical & baggage insurance
  • Beverages with meals.
  • Supplement for private transfers.
  • However, there is no extra charge if you would like us to drop you of at the airport when you return from Petra.
  • Anything not mentioned in the "rate includes" section.

OPTIONALS

OPTIONAL TOURS:

  • Day tour to St. Catherine & Mt. Sinai: USD $270 the rate per person (on day 9, this requires an additional overnight and make this tour a 10 day tour).

Important Notes

  • The tour departs every Sunday with transfer to the hotel from the airport.

  • Starting times may be delayed depending on the number of hotels guests are being picked up from.

  • All rooms are standard rooms. Optional room upgrades are available upon request for a supplement fee.

  • All categories of hotel class stay in the same Kibbutz Hotel in the Galilee no matter which hotel class was booked, except Executive.

  • Option for Superior and Deluxe class to upgrade to a non-Kibbutz Hotel for a supplement fee.

  • In case the hotels mentioned in the table are not available, a similar hotel from the same category will be booked.

  • In case of non availability of a Kibbutz Hotel, a hotel in the Galilee will be designated.

  • Dead Sea hotel is upon availiability.

  • Reservations received less than 14 days prior to departure are on a request only basis.

  • It is possible to book additional nights at hotels if arriving before or departing after the tour dates.

  • Tours of holy sites require modest dress (should cover shoulders, no short sleeves, short skirts, or shorts).

  • Available extensions to Jordan and Egypt - for additional information please contact us.

  • Dinner supplement is including 5 dinners only from the second day and not including the last 2 nights.

  • For reservation and additional information, feel free to contact us.

  • We accept Visa, Master Card, American Express & Bank transfers.

  • Rates are in USD $

  • A 3rd adult sharing a double room receives a 5% discount from the double room rate.

  • Please make sure your passport is valid for at least 6 months

  • In order to pre-issue visas to Jordan, please send us a scanned copy of your passport.

  • The program can be extended and tailor-made for groups or private tours.

  • This Tour is a guaranteed departure tour and Noah Tours may be operating this tour together with other tour operators and agents.

For further details please see our Terms and Conditions.

 

BORDER AND VISA FEES: (NOT INCLUDED)

Jordan:

  • Approx. USD $32 per person for Israel departure taxes

  • Approx. USD $15 per person for Jordan departure taxes

  • USD $60 for visa to Jordan

The above fees should be paid at the border.

 

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